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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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(File photo)
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)
The new Parksville Outdoor Theatre. (Bill Flower photo)

‘Rock the Park’ music showcase kicks off Aug. 5 in Parksville

Proceeds from 3-day festival will help operate new outdoor stage

The new Parksville Outdoor Theatre. (Bill Flower photo)
Blue Moon Marquee will perform at the Parksville Museum on Aug. 7. (Lindsay Dakin photo)
Blue Moon Marquee will perform at the Parksville Museum on Aug. 7. (Lindsay Dakin photo)
Gwen Buechler, Thistle Williams-Carswell, Jack Duce, Fiona Logan and Emily Anderson of ECHO Players perform in ‘Narnia’ ECHO Players’ 2021 production of ‘Narnia.’ (Don Emerson photo)
Gwen Buechler, Thistle Williams-Carswell, Jack Duce, Fiona Logan and Emily Anderson of ECHO Players perform in ‘Narnia’ ECHO Players’ 2021 production of ‘Narnia.’ (Don Emerson photo)
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(PQB News file photo)
Special Olympics Oceanside member Amanda Stewart congratulates Brodie Stevens after winning two gold medals at the BC Summer Games. Stewart won five gold medals and two silvers. (Erin Edwards photo)

PQB athletes shine at BC Summer Games

Special Olympic swimmers lead medal haul

Special Olympics Oceanside member Amanda Stewart congratulates Brodie Stevens after winning two gold medals at the BC Summer Games. Stewart won five gold medals and two silvers. (Erin Edwards photo)
Rescue 45 was delivered to the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department in June and will enter service in early August. (City of Parksville photo)

Parksville Fire receives new rescue truck

Rescue 45 will enter service in early August

Rescue 45 was delivered to the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department in June and will enter service in early August. (City of Parksville photo)
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TOSH summer musical festival continues

Celtic harp and fiddle duo Olivia Barrett and Ellen Gibling will play at 7 p.m.

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