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Parksville’s Arrowsmith Lodge and Cokely Manor celebrate 50 years

Week of ‘60s-themed activities starts on April 26

Lindsay voted off Ballenas Island in ‘SurvivorPQB’

Readers vote for their favourites and are eligible to win a $250 grocery gift card

  • Apr 18, 2019

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

United Way opens grants to help charities tackle social issues

Charities north of the Malahat can apply for grants $2,000 to $20,000

Annual KSS Grad Fashion Show goes Sunday, April 28

Event is the biggest fundraiser for dry grad celebration

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Snowbirds arrive on Vancouver Island for annual spring training

VIDEO: Acrobatic air team back in Comox for annual spring training

Scouts to plant trees and shrubs in the Parksville Wetlands

Public welcome to participate in First Parksville Scouts event

  • Apr 20, 2019

Local Entrepreneur Accelerator launch party happening April 17

Parksville Qualicum Beach residents will present their business ideas

  • Apr 16, 2019

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

Visit large tree in Qualicum Beach on Earth Day tour

Participants can hike to Canada’s third tallest Sitka Spruce near Little Qualicum river on April 20

  • Apr 16, 2019

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

SurvivorPQB supports local charities

Readers vote for their favourites and are eligible to win a $250 grocery gift card

  • Apr 11, 2019

Qualicum Beach Rotary Club raises more than $4,000 at polio fundraiser

Funds were raised at a Perogies for Polio event

  • Apr 10, 2019

Ballenas students make most of trip to Ottawa

Program helped pair explore Canadian governance, history, and culture

  • Apr 9, 2019

$60,000 in North Island College awards available to SD69 students

Parksville Qualicum Beach students can apply for the awards until April 24

  • Apr 9, 2019

The tale of Rosie, the famous 60,000-year-old walrus

Skeletal remains discovered in 1979 just north of Qualicum Beach

  • Apr 9, 2019

VIDEO: ‘Mammoth’ donkeys stand tall at B.C. interior sanctuary

Big animals prove they have a gentle soul, quiet nature