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Duncan Watson learns the basics of pickleball provided by OPC Pickleball Club’s pilot program to help people with Parkinson’s disease. (Maire Watson photo)
Duncan Watson learns the basics of pickleball provided by OPC Pickleball Club’s pilot program to help people with Parkinson’s disease. (Maire Watson photo)
Martindale Road is one of residential areas that are exposed to severe floodings due to Englishman River overflowing during severe rain conditions. (PQB News file photo)

Study shows impact of climate change on future flooding in PQB area

RDN: New flood plain maps to be shared with the public

Martindale Road is one of residential areas that are exposed to severe floodings due to Englishman River overflowing during severe rain conditions. (PQB News file photo)
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Qualicum Beach councillor wants town to address noisy heat pumps

Skipsey says they can negatively impact neighbours

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Regional District of Nanaimo board opts for base rate not including fees pay model

Majority of directors agree current pay system is the best

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The Town of Qualicum Beach plans to launch a educational campaign on the importance of bicycle bells. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach mayor wants to town to ring in information on bicycle bells

Wiese says it’s for safety of cyclists, pedestrians

The Town of Qualicum Beach plans to launch a educational campaign on the importance of bicycle bells. (PQB News file photo)
A rendering of the proposed mixed-use residential and commercial development located on Second Avenue East, between Memorial Avenue and Berwick Road South. (Kellands Properties & Windley Contracting photo)
A rendering of the proposed mixed-use residential and commercial development located on Second Avenue East, between Memorial Avenue and Berwick Road South. (Kellands Properties & Windley Contracting photo)
Oceanside Track and Field Club’s Gabriel Willers throws a distance of 30.49 metres to claim the gold in javelin at the BC Junior Development Track and Field Championships. (Submitted photo)
Oceanside Track and Field Club’s Gabriel Willers throws a distance of 30.49 metres to claim the gold in javelin at the BC Junior Development Track and Field Championships. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Qualicum Beach team, the Odd Soxs, celebrate the Rick Mykitiuk Memorial Most Sportsmanlike team trophy they received at the Annual Port Alberni Funtastic/Okee Dokee Slo-Pitch Tournament that had more than 70 teams. (Submitted photo)

Odd Soxs rock with sportsmanlike award at Port Alberni’s Funtastic tournament

PQB team chosen out of more than 70 participants

The Parksville Qualicum Beach team, the Odd Soxs, celebrate the Rick Mykitiuk Memorial Most Sportsmanlike team trophy they received at the Annual Port Alberni Funtastic/Okee Dokee Slo-Pitch Tournament that had more than 70 teams. (Submitted photo)
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Regional District of Nanaimo to borrow money to pay for Whiskey Creek water system upgrade

Island Health wants permanent solution to area’s water issues

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The rare white raven Blizzard has taken centre stage at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. (NIWRC photo)
The rare white raven Blizzard has taken centre stage at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. (NIWRC photo)
The Oceanside Reds 9U tadpole team finished second at the regional baseball championships in Duncan. (Submitted photo)
The Oceanside Reds 9U tadpole team finished second at the regional baseball championships in Duncan. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer will not seek re-election in the coming municipal elections on Oct. 15. (PQB News file photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer will not seek re-election in the coming municipal elections on Oct. 15. (PQB News file photo)
Construction of the Parksville Outdoor Theatre is nearly finished and it’s ready to host concerts, such as the inaugural Rock the Park event Aug. 5 to Aug. 7 in the community park. (Parksville Beach Festival photo via Facebook)

New Parksville Outdoor Theatre to officially open July 22

Music performances lined up to mark special occasion

Construction of the Parksville Outdoor Theatre is nearly finished and it’s ready to host concerts, such as the inaugural Rock the Park event Aug. 5 to Aug. 7 in the community park. (Parksville Beach Festival photo via Facebook)
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
The Twilight Concert Series, a fundraiser organized by the St. Andrews Lodge Historical and Cultural Society, attracted more than 250 people. (SALHCS Facebook photo)

St. Andrews Lodge society wants 5-year lease from Town of Qualicum Beach

President says longer term important to fundraising plans

The Twilight Concert Series, a fundraiser organized by the St. Andrews Lodge Historical and Cultural Society, attracted more than 250 people. (SALHCS Facebook photo)
Ted ‘Guido’ Siebert puts the finishing touches on godfather Al Capone which part of their mob scene theme. (Michael Briones photo)
Ted ‘Guido’ Siebert puts the finishing touches on godfather Al Capone which part of their mob scene theme. (Michael Briones photo)
Kim, left, and Randy Longmuir, head coaches of the Mid Island Distance Running Club, have retired from coaching. (PQB News file photo)

Longtime Parksville running coaches retiring after more than 40 years

Kim and Randy Longmuir were fixtures on the PQB track and field scene

Kim, left, and Randy Longmuir, head coaches of the Mid Island Distance Running Club, have retired from coaching. (PQB News file photo)
Area F (Coombs, Hilliers, Errington, Whiskey Creek, Meadowood) residents want to have pin related to their area. The Regional District of Nanaimo used to have pins in the past. (PQB News file photo)
Area F (Coombs, Hilliers, Errington, Whiskey Creek, Meadowood) residents want to have pin related to their area. The Regional District of Nanaimo used to have pins in the past. (PQB News file photo)
Conceptual design for Ravensong Aquatic Centre Expansion Project. (Submitted photo)
Conceptual design for Ravensong Aquatic Centre Expansion Project. (Submitted photo)
The Meadowood Community Park land exchange plan. (RDN Map)

Regional District of Nanaimo to swap land with developer

Exchange involves lands in community and regional parks

The Meadowood Community Park land exchange plan. (RDN Map)