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One person dies in Highway 19A crash near Qualicum Bay

Cause of incident under investigation

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The A Cappella Plus choir will sing at the Tidal Room at the Bayside Resort in Parksville on Dec. 4 at 2:30 p.m. (Submitted photo)

A Cappella Plus choir to perform in Parksville Dec. 4

Concert starts at 2:30 p.m. at Bayside Resort

The A Cappella Plus choir will sing at the Tidal Room at the Bayside Resort in Parksville on Dec. 4 at 2:30 p.m. (Submitted photo)
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Comedy tour making stops in Parksville, Qualicum Bay

Big Beast Comedy Tour visits area Dec. 9 and Dec. 11

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Dog and business licences in the City of Parksville are up for renewal soon. (PQB News file photo)
Dog and business licences in the City of Parksville are up for renewal soon. (PQB News file photo)
The crowd takes in the music during Rock the Park in Parksville Community Park Aug. 5 to Aug. 7, 2022. (Wendy Sears photo)
The crowd takes in the music during Rock the Park in Parksville Community Park Aug. 5 to Aug. 7, 2022. (Wendy Sears photo)
(Tammy Milne photo via Facebook)

Emergency crews respond to semi-truck rollover near Parksville weigh scale

Incident resulted in minor hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) spill

(Tammy Milne photo via Facebook)
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Parksville senior found guilty of possession of child pornography

Donald Robert Peech, 72, sentenced to six months under house arrest

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Milner Christmas Magic returns on Dec. 2 with an expansion into the new Rhododendron Species Garden. (Submitted photo)

Milner Christmas Magic returns to Qualicum Beach Dec. 2

This year’s display includes expansion into new Rhododendron Species Garden

Milner Christmas Magic returns on Dec. 2 with an expansion into the new Rhododendron Species Garden. (Submitted photo)
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Carter Johnson is the all-time points leader for the Oceanside Generals. (Oceanside Generals Facebook photo)

Johnson sets all-time scoring record as Generals take down Wolves 6-2

Oceanside forward passes Landon Dziadyk on team points list

Carter Johnson is the all-time points leader for the Oceanside Generals. (Oceanside Generals Facebook photo)
The District 69 Backpack Program is seeking donations. (Photo submitted)

District 69 Backpack Program raising money via chocolatier fundraiser

Fundraiser also supports ‘All They Want for Christmas’ program

The District 69 Backpack Program is seeking donations. (Photo submitted)
Venesa Vallese was recognized as ‘Volunteer of the Year’ at the annual BC Farmers’ Market Conference, hosted by BC Association of Farmers’ Markets in New Westminster. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach Farmers’ Market volunteer wins prestigious award

Venesa Vallese recognized at BC Farmers’ Market Conference

Venesa Vallese was recognized as ‘Volunteer of the Year’ at the annual BC Farmers’ Market Conference, hosted by BC Association of Farmers’ Markets in New Westminster. (Submitted photo)
Town of Qualicum Beach council members approved portfolios and committee appointments on Nov. 7. From left, Coun. Scott Harrison, Coun. Jean Young, Mayor Teunis Westbroek, Coun. Anne Skipsey, and Coun. Petronella Vander Valk. (Submitted photo)

New Qualicum Beach council approves committee appointments

Mayor and councillors appointed as voting members and liaisons

Town of Qualicum Beach council members approved portfolios and committee appointments on Nov. 7. From left, Coun. Scott Harrison, Coun. Jean Young, Mayor Teunis Westbroek, Coun. Anne Skipsey, and Coun. Petronella Vander Valk. (Submitted photo)
Oceanside Generals goalie Matthew Hutchison has a unique view of the action. (Michael Briones)
Oceanside Generals goalie Matthew Hutchison has a unique view of the action. (Michael Briones)
Parksville Fire Rescue’s Fill the Boots for Food drive raised $85,353.90 in cash, along with new unwrapped toys for the Society of Organized Services on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. (File photo)

Parksville Fill the Boots for Food drive raises more than $85,000

Craig Bay residents gave $55,355 in cash and 2,692 pounds of food

Parksville Fire Rescue’s Fill the Boots for Food drive raised $85,353.90 in cash, along with new unwrapped toys for the Society of Organized Services on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. (File photo)
Mayor Doug O’Brien gave his inauguration speech during the new city council’s first meeting on Nov. 7. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville mayor outlines term priorities in inauguration speech

Doug O’Brien elected in Oct. 15 municipal election

Mayor Doug O’Brien gave his inauguration speech during the new city council’s first meeting on Nov. 7. (PQB News file photo)
Bonnie Brett will appear with special guests Phil Dwyer and Steve Wallace at TOSH in Qualicum Beach on Nov. 27. (Submitted photo)
Bonnie Brett will appear with special guests Phil Dwyer and Steve Wallace at TOSH in Qualicum Beach on Nov. 27. (Submitted photo)
The St. Stephen’s United Church choir will perform a special Christmas cantata called ‘Comfort and Joy’ on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
The St. Stephen’s United Church choir will perform a special Christmas cantata called ‘Comfort and Joy’ on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
ASAR members located a lost hiker in the Englishman River Falls Provincial Park area on Nov. 16. (Facebook photo)

ASAR rescue lost hiker near Englishman River Falls Provincial Park

Hiker took a wrong turn onto logging road

ASAR members located a lost hiker in the Englishman River Falls Provincial Park area on Nov. 16. (Facebook photo)
Oceanside Lions junior bantam team against Westshore Warriors. (Michael Briones photo)

Oceanside Lions football teams reflect on successful season

Coaches can’t wait to work with players again

Oceanside Lions junior bantam team against Westshore Warriors. (Michael Briones photo)