Neil Horner

Everyone loves a parade

Family Day in Qualicum Beach included popular parade - police indicate no troubles on busy weekend

SHIPPING NEWS: Get ready to Race Around the Rocks

Sailing race adventure awaits at Schooner Cove Marina

HORNER’S CORNER: Speaking as a non-maggot …

Rob Ford's personification of journalists was somewhat inaccurate


Spectators were treated to a spectacular evening Saturday night as Qualicum Foods presented their Festival of Light fireworks display

Air Force joins broom war

19 Wing Comox joins Parksville Qualicum Beach broombusters

SHIPPING NEWS: Harbour in monitoring mode

What's needed now is a good storm to see how well adjustments to the breakwaters worked

You’re never too old to fish

Fishing Forever event this year is Friday at Coombs Country Campground

HORNER’S CORNER: Of bossy birds and burkas

They said there would be an adjustment period when I inherited my brother's parrot. They were right.

Teaching art from the heart

Free art program for kids being offered by NEWS staffer Craig

Big fly-in scheduled for July 13

No Airport Appreciation Day this year at Qualicum Beach but exciting events still on the horizon

Cancer campaign in Parksville Qualicum Beach has some success

Local society short of volunteers but funds still come in

Moorecroft Regional Park – all areas now open

Several unsafe building were removed and sites in the Nanoose Bay park rehabilitated with 1,000 native plants

Voting instead of protesting

Young Parksville man cast a ballot last week; in the past he has protested the fact he could not vote as someone under the age of 18

The doom of broom

If enough people get involved in broom eradication it’s possible to knock it back as far south as Nanaimo

HORNER’S CORNER: Have a good cry and then shake it off

The result may be depressing, but there's work that needs to be done

Avis considers return to council

After a 3,500-vote loss to Liberal Michelle Stilwell, NDP candidate Barry Avid talks about a possible return to Qualicum Beach politics

NDP leader leads rally in Parksville

Tigh-Na-Mara event saw MLAs and candidates from the Central and North Island constituencies and their supporters

Qualicum Beach bridge tournament

It was a weekend of fierce competition at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre as local and visiting bridge players laid down their cards.

Attention on health

More than 350 people attend Parksville all-candidates forum

SHIPPING NEWS: Tradition continues

Annual Battle of the Atlantic service likely to continue into the future