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Jessy Watson’s work is part of the McMillan Arts Centre’s ‘Artward Bound’ exhibit. (Submitted photo)
Jessy Watson’s work is part of the McMillan Arts Centre’s ‘Artward Bound’ exhibit. (Submitted photo)
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(PQB News file photo)
Jazz duo Rob Piltch and Neil Swainson will play at 7 p.m. The concert location will be sent to ticket holders upon purchase.

Jazz musicians playing TOSH summer series Aug. 9

Duo Rob Piltch and Neil Swainson will play at 7 p.m.

Jazz duo Rob Piltch and Neil Swainson will play at 7 p.m. The concert location will be sent to ticket holders upon purchase.
The crowd dances to the music at the Mid Island Co-op Rock the Park Music Festival in Parksville Community Park Aug. 5 to Aug. 7. (Wendy Sears photo)

Big crowds turn out at outdoor theatre for ‘Rock the Park’ in Parksville

Musical festival bands played tunes spanning variety of decades

The crowd dances to the music at the Mid Island Co-op Rock the Park Music Festival in Parksville Community Park Aug. 5 to Aug. 7. (Wendy Sears photo)
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(Submitted photo)
The Lions Ventureland Playground in Parksville Community Park at 193 Beachside Dr. (PQB News file photo)
The Lions Ventureland Playground in Parksville Community Park at 193 Beachside Dr. (PQB News file photo)
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RCMP on lookout for man wanted in connection with reported Nanoose Bay sexual assault

Police say suspect provided a false name when arrested July 30

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Left to right: Sasha Frizzell, Gwen Severs, Thistle Williams-Carswell, Sophia Swain, Noah Rosnau, Dezzy Desvaux, Julia Einarson, Emily Anderson. (Submitted photo)

Echo Players bring back Teen Musical Theatre to Qualicum Beach

‘Godspell Jr.’ performances run Aug. 12 to Aug. 14

Left to right: Sasha Frizzell, Gwen Severs, Thistle Williams-Carswell, Sophia Swain, Noah Rosnau, Dezzy Desvaux, Julia Einarson, Emily Anderson. (Submitted photo)
Shelly Stouffer lifts the trophy after the she won the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at Anchorage Golf Course in Alaska. (Steven Gibbons photo, USGA)

Nanoose Bay golfer Stouffer captures US Senior Women’s Amateur crown

52-year-old wins title in dominating fashion

Shelly Stouffer lifts the trophy after the she won the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at Anchorage Golf Course in Alaska. (Steven Gibbons photo, USGA)
Robin Layne and the Rhythm Makers will play at the first Hi Neighbour Day Dance in Errington in two years. (Photo courtesy Robin Layne)

Robin Layne to play Errington’s 2022 Hi Neighbour Day

Aug. 20 events to include live music, parade, zucchini race and farmers’ market

Robin Layne and the Rhythm Makers will play at the first Hi Neighbour Day Dance in Errington in two years. (Photo courtesy Robin Layne)
The senior ladies were hoping to run away with the Challenge Cup again but the senior men put a stop to it. (Submitted photo)

Parksville senior men stop ladies reign in annual slo-pitch Challenge Cup

Winning run in 25-24 classic scored in the last inning

The senior ladies were hoping to run away with the Challenge Cup again but the senior men put a stop to it. (Submitted photo)
Parksville resident Victoria Tyers won $75,000 after purchasing a ‘Deluxe Crossword’ scratch and win ticket. (Submitted photo)
Parksville resident Victoria Tyers won $75,000 after purchasing a ‘Deluxe Crossword’ scratch and win ticket. (Submitted photo)
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(Black Press Media file photo)
The Errington War Memorial Hall at 1390 Errington Rd. (PQB News file photo)

Errington War Memorial Hall celebrating 100 years with 2 days of fun

Centenary will be marked with re-enactment Aug. 21

The Errington War Memorial Hall at 1390 Errington Rd. (PQB News file photo)
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Campfire ban in effect for coastal areas including Parksville

Beach fires always prohibited in Parksville Qualicum Wildlife Management Area

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Qualicum Beach mayor Brian Wiese will run for re-election in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach mayor Brian Wiese will run for re-election in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Photographers can enter their snapshots it in Regional District of Nanaimo’s ‘Our RDN - Photo Contest’. (Michael Briones photo)
Photographers can enter their snapshots it in Regional District of Nanaimo’s ‘Our RDN - Photo Contest’. (Michael Briones photo)
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The 2022 Cone Zone campaign reminds drivers to slow down when approaching workers in a construction zone. (photo supplied)

‘Cone Zone’ campaign reminds drivers to slow down in PQB road construction areas

WorkSafeBC statistics show two B.C. roadside workers killed last year

The 2022 Cone Zone campaign reminds drivers to slow down when approaching workers in a construction zone. (photo supplied)
Cougar Annie Tales revolves around the life of Ada Annie Jordan, who settled in the Clayoquot coastal rainforest in 1915. (Photo courtesy Katrina Kadoski)

Singer-songwriter tells story of unique Vancouver Island pioneer

One-woman show ‘Cougar Annie’ coming to Bowser Aug. 7

Cougar Annie Tales revolves around the life of Ada Annie Jordan, who settled in the Clayoquot coastal rainforest in 1915. (Photo courtesy Katrina Kadoski)