Michael Briones

UPDATE: 1 person suffers serious burns in Parksville resort cabin blaze

‘A fellow came out of that building on fire and went rolling on the grass’

UPDATE: Missing kayakers located safe and sound in Welcome Bay

Pair were reported missing April 22, in vicinity of Lasqueti Island

Vancouver Island hosts training exercise ahead of coming wildfire season

Firefighters practise entering and exiting a hovering helicopter

Parksville’s mystery cowboy revealed

Kevin Gourlay’s horse garners attention for being ‘parked’ outside a liquor store

B.C. man ‘parks’ horse during liquor store pit stop

As long as animal wasn’t jaywalking, no problem, says Parksville official

B.C. student’s unique prom proposal was a ‘shoe-in’

Girl comes up with Croc-solid plan to ask longtime friend to event

Annual herring run underway in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Fishermen, shutterbugs and hungry predators all out to capture silvery fish

Graffiti, drug paraphernalia and human waste litter minor baseball dugouts in Parksville

Oceanside Minor Baseball president says ongoing problem ‘getting worse’

Officials want transportation plan to connect Vancouver Island communities

RDN says inter-regional transit, and other modes of transportation crucial for economic growth.

Island Corridor Foundation hoping to spark faith in the rebirth of Island rail

Owners of the E&N rail corridor hoping to restore support for dormant service

B.C. First Nation graveyard vandalized with racial slur

The plaque on a memorial was also stolen and the sprinkler system was damaged

Schoolkids shaming Parksville Qualicum Beach speeders with art

RCMP doling out hand-drawn illustrations from school children, including ‘slow down’ messaging

Parksville post office re-opens following evacuation scare

‘Powdery substance’ found on package deemed not harmful by investigators

Goat troopers reclaim overgrown Vancouver Island park

No kidding, goats weed out invasive plants north of Parksville

VIDEO: Qualicum Beach man escapes injury after car bursts into flames

Fire crews arrived quickly to douse the blaze

Vancouver Island norovirus may be linked to herring run

Investigation ongoing; cause of contamination unknown

Sea lice outbreak threatens Clayoquot salmon

DFO investigating salmon farm company’s operation for violations

Public warned not to eat herring eggs harvested from French Creek to Qualicum Bay

Island Health reports vibrio cholerae infection linked to eating herring eggs