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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)
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RCMP arrest driver sought in connection with Alberni Highway hit-and-run

Driver located and arrested in Nanaimo on impaired driving charge

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The Oceanside U18 team proudly show off the gold medal they won at the 2022 Cloverdale Memorial Tournament. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside U18 squad captures Cloverdale hockey tournament title

PQB side beats Powell River 5-1 for gold medal

The Oceanside U18 team proudly show off the gold medal they won at the 2022 Cloverdale Memorial Tournament. (Submitted photo)
Michael Kim will play a concert at Knox United Church in Parksville on Nov. 26. (Ken Frazier photo)
Michael Kim will play a concert at Knox United Church in Parksville on Nov. 26. (Ken Frazier photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre (100 Jensen Ave E).

City of Parksville to host 2 free Christmas events

‘Cookies & Carols’ set for Dec. 8 and ‘Mistletoe on Memorial’ goes Dec. 9

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre (100 Jensen Ave E).
Matt Hexter, Save-On-Foods store manager, and Darcy Ginter, Quality Foods store manager, present a cheque to Karen Rohats, Forward House board chair in Parksville on Nov. 10. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Forward House in Parksville receives community donation

2 local grocery stores raised $5,236.50 from customer donations

Matt Hexter, Save-On-Foods store manager, and Darcy Ginter, Quality Foods store manager, present a cheque to Karen Rohats, Forward House board chair in Parksville on Nov. 10. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
The Aurora Piano Trio will perform at the TOSH in Qualicum Beach on Nov. 20. (Submitted photo)
The Aurora Piano Trio will perform at the TOSH in Qualicum Beach on Nov. 20. (Submitted photo)
Parksville city workers planting in urban forest areas in 2020. (Submitted photo)

More than 3,000 trees planted by City of Parksville in 2022

Crews diversified plantings with climate-hardy B.C. native plants

Parksville city workers planting in urban forest areas in 2020. (Submitted photo)
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Village Voices to host concert in Qualicum Beach Nov. 26

‘Music! Lead the Way’ will be an afternoon of varied choral music

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Input from residents sought for Regional District of Nanaimo zoning bylaw updates

Feeback can be provided through online survey, public meetings

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People of all ages and levels of singing experience are invited to join local song leader Sylvia Humble (right) and Adrienne Hudencial on piano (left) this December for a series of community Christmas carolling events in Parksville and Nanoose Bay. (Submitted photo)

Singalong series revives the tradition of Christmas carolling in Parksville and Nanoose

Parksville events go Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17 and Dec. 21 in Nanoose

People of all ages and levels of singing experience are invited to join local song leader Sylvia Humble (right) and Adrienne Hudencial on piano (left) this December for a series of community Christmas carolling events in Parksville and Nanoose Bay. (Submitted photo)
PQB News reader Michael Glendenning captured this aerial shot of the devastation caused by a fire Nov. 9 at the Parksville Heritage Centre, which destroyed several businesses.

Massive Parksville Heritage Centre fire not considered suspicious

Fire department turns over scene to insurance investigators

PQB News reader Michael Glendenning captured this aerial shot of the devastation caused by a fire Nov. 9 at the Parksville Heritage Centre, which destroyed several businesses.
A rendering of the beautification plans for East Village. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)

Qualicum Beach East Village project requires road closure

Second Avenue East to be closed Nov. 21 to April 2023

A rendering of the beautification plans for East Village. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)
Applications are now being accepted from organizations and individuals wishing to hold special events at city-owned venues and on city streets. (PQB News file photo)

City of Parksville opens special events venue applications

Annual events will receive priority if received by Jan. 31

Applications are now being accepted from organizations and individuals wishing to hold special events at city-owned venues and on city streets. (PQB News file photo)
The courthouse in Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)

Parksville prolific offender receives 333 days jail-time for 5 charges

Sentences stem from incidents in 2020, 2021, 2022

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)
Parksville’s Everyday Market, located at the rear of Delvi Fulfillment Centre at 1210 Industrial Way, is now open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Parksville Every Day Market now open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chamber of Commerce opens permanent indoor market to support local small businesses

Parksville’s Everyday Market, located at the rear of Delvi Fulfillment Centre at 1210 Industrial Way, is now open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
The Silver Spur Riding Club Annual Toy Ride is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 20. (PQB News file photo)

Silver Spur Riding Club Annual Toy Ride set for Nov. 20

Event donations will go to SOS Christmas Program

The Silver Spur Riding Club Annual Toy Ride is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 20. (PQB News file photo)