Cloe Logan

Electric vehicle chargers damaged during theft in Qualicum Beach

Electric vehicle chargers damaged during theft in Qualicum Beach

‘This type of nonsense is discouraging to say the least’

Electric vehicle chargers damaged during theft in Qualicum Beach
A damaged charging station in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

Electric vehicle chargers damaged during theft in Qualicum Beach

‘This type of nonsense is discouraging to say the least’

A damaged charging station in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
St. Anne’s Church in Parksville. (File photo)

‘I bawled, it was heartbreaking’: Parksville shelter forced to close due to COVID-19 concerns

Reverend at St. Anne’s Church pleads for government’s assistance

St. Anne’s Church in Parksville. (File photo)
Kids and parents need to take social distancing seriously, and restrict their playdates, the executive director of the Public Health Association of British Columbia. (pixabay photo)

COVID-19: Keeping their distance will help keep your kids healthy

Public health official says cancel playdates, encourage two-metre gap outside household family

Kids and parents need to take social distancing seriously, and restrict their playdates, the executive director of the Public Health Association of British Columbia. (pixabay photo)
COVID-19. (Image Credit: CDC)

Oceanside RCMP warn against COVID-19 scams

Government of Canada also reminds people to be alert for fraudsters

COVID-19. (Image Credit: CDC)
Salvation Army’s firefighter food drive in 2018. (NEWS file photo)                                Salvation Army’s firefighter food drive in 2018. (NEWS file photo)

Parksville food bank sees donations drop amid COVID-19 concerns

Donations sought from community members

Salvation Army’s firefighter food drive in 2018. (NEWS file photo)                                Salvation Army’s firefighter food drive in 2018. (NEWS file photo)
From left: Mayor Ed Mayne, Parksville, Jean Maltesen, President, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, Ian Thorpe, Regional District of Nanaimo Chair and Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Initiatives has office grand opening

Collaboration of community business stakeholders

From left: Mayor Ed Mayne, Parksville, Jean Maltesen, President, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, Ian Thorpe, Regional District of Nanaimo Chair and Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted photo)
Work halted on Qualicum Beach trail due to heron returning

Work halted on Qualicum Beach trail due to heron returning

Vegetation cut back before a promised public walkthrough

Work halted on Qualicum Beach trail due to heron returning
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
St.Anne’s Church in Parksville, which turns 125 years old this year, is currently serving as the only shelter in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Cloe Logan photo)

Homeless count to take place for the second time in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Seeking volunteers to help with the April 15 count

St.Anne’s Church in Parksville, which turns 125 years old this year, is currently serving as the only shelter in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Cloe Logan photo)
Dr. Louise Mandell in Parksville on International Women’s Day. (Kelsey McLean photo)

International Women’s Day celebrated in Parksville

CFUW puts on well-attended event at the Parksville Community Centre

Dr. Louise Mandell in Parksville on International Women’s Day. (Kelsey McLean photo)
Oceanside RCMP attended to a break-in at Albertsons Home Center on March 8. (NEWS file photo)

Battery-powered tools stolen after break-in at Albertsons in Parksville

Oceanside RCMP investigating Sunday incident

Oceanside RCMP attended to a break-in at Albertsons Home Center on March 8. (NEWS file photo)
The ‘Handmade for Hope’ program will now operate out of Orca Place. (Cloe Logan photo)

‘Handmade for Hope’ program receives approval from Parksville council

Initially denied; some wording on the proposal was changed

The ‘Handmade for Hope’ program will now operate out of Orca Place. (Cloe Logan photo)
Hand sanitizer is in low stock across the country. (Hannah Saunders photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach stores sell out of hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 fears

Although risk to people in Canada is low, masks also fly off the shelves

Hand sanitizer is in low stock across the country. (Hannah Saunders photo)
(Emily Vance photo)

REVIEW: Ballenas production of ‘Chicago’ hits all right notes

Students offer entertaining version of popular musical

(Emily Vance photo)
Berwick retirement community construction to go ahead in Parksville

Berwick retirement community construction to go ahead in Parksville

Project completion set for spring or summer of 2022

Berwick retirement community construction to go ahead in Parksville
Public offers feedback on Qualicum Beach ‘Bus Garage’ property plans

Public offers feedback on Qualicum Beach ‘Bus Garage’ property plans

VIU students completed artistic renderings of two possible layouts

Public offers feedback on Qualicum Beach ‘Bus Garage’ property plans
Residents weigh in on affordable housing development in Qualicum Beach

Residents weigh in on affordable housing development in Qualicum Beach

Some want more information on the site plan; worried about loss of community garden

Residents weigh in on affordable housing development in Qualicum Beach
Parksville council discussed the idea of creating a selfie bench at their most recent council meeting on March 2. (News file photo)

Parksville council ponders a ‘selfie bench’ for tourists

Mayor Mayne pitches idea, some worried about cost

Parksville council discussed the idea of creating a selfie bench at their most recent council meeting on March 2. (News file photo)
Peter and Lynne Cracknell of Nanaimo hold up a sign for passing motorists, as more than 100 people attended a rally, organized by Herring Aid, Sunday in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News photo)

Herring Aid stages rally at Qualicum Beach waterfront

Supporters want industrial herring fishing suspended

Peter and Lynne Cracknell of Nanaimo hold up a sign for passing motorists, as more than 100 people attended a rally, organized by Herring Aid, Sunday in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News photo)