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Speed Watch volunteers set up on Highway 19A in Parksville

Oceanside Community Safety Volunteers with the speed watch program were on Highway 19A on Tuesday afternoon in Parksville

An early bird named Scout comes to Qualicum Beach

Brant geese generally arrive in this area at the same time as the herring, usually at least a month from now

French Creek Seafood donates 3,000 cans of salmon to food bank

Brad McLean and Brody McLean unloading the 3,000 cans of sockeye salmon donated by French Creek Seafood to the Salvation Army Food Bank

Quality Foods chosen as Island Business of the Year

The award was announced at a gala in Victoria on Saturday night

Another fatal accident on Alberni Highway near Parksville

A 27-year-old man from Coombs is dead after the crash early Sunday morning

VIDEO: Provincial goverment announces incentives for electric vehicles

Canadian Electric Vehicles of Errington was a part of the provincial government’s announcement on Friday

Parksville’s Trillium Lodge gets $60,000 from provincial government

The money is for improving acccess to palliative care

Big contracts awarded for Parksville/Nanoose Bay water treatment plant project

The project's completion date is expected to be summer of 2018

Lunch time in French Creek

This heron was having a fish snack when it caught the attention of local photographer Alan Cornall last week in French Creek

Parksville’s Knox United packed for Plastic Ocean film

A question/answer period followed the film to talk about the dangers of plastics in our waters

Parksville Qualicum Beach curlers qualify for championship in Salmon Arm

The B.C. Seniors Curling championships is Feb. 20-26

VIDEO: PQB News highlights for Jan. 24

Editor John Harding reviews some of the top stories and features in today's edition of the Parksville Qualicum Beach News.

One call solves three crimes in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Man who crashed car was allegedly fleeing after a theft from a Qualicum Beach store

TOSH in Qualicum Beach looking for entries for My Canada exhibition

The deadline to enter is April 1, submissions accepted from across the country

Parsville junior curlers gain provincials

Parksville junior curlers Libby Elliott, Michaela Morrill and Lauren Onushko qualified for the inaugural B.C. U18 Curling Championships

UPDATE: Charges sworn – Parksville man in serious condition after stabbing

30-year-old Errington man in custody after Friday night attack at French Creek Marina pub

SOS reached its Caring for Kids at Christmas goal

The goal was to raise $110,000 and $113,511 was raised

It’s still illegal to drive golf carts on Qualicum Beach roads

The provincial pilot program was cancelled, but it seems some people didn't get that message

Parksville Qualicum Beach’s MP points to ‘betrayal’ by federal Liberals

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has halted payment of $13.8 million to a First Nation near Bamfield

Qualicum School District honoured with apprenticeship award

The local school district has the highest amount of apprenticeship students on Vancouver Island