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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

Parksville’s sand sculpting competition marks 20 years since moving off the beach

Longtime community volunteer Joan Lemoine rallied for event to happen in Community Park

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Popular Pacific Brant Carving, Art and Woodwork Show goes April 6-7 in Parksville

Event a part of Brant Wildlife Festival, which runs through April 20

  • Apr 4, 2019

VIDEO: Jersey Day and Green Shirt Day to honour Humboldt Broncos victims

There’s a variety of different clothing to wear to honour victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Immunity necklace awarded to Lindsay in ‘Survivor Ballenas Island’

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

  • Apr 2, 2019

City of Parksville proclaims volunteer week April 7 to April 13

National Volunteer Week a chance for city to recognize contributions of Parksville residents

  • Mar 31, 2019

Qualicum Beach Rotarians set for annual wine festival

Works from various artists will also be on display for 2019

Vancouver Island Ladies Car Club gears up for Parksville event

Grease Nipples group hosts first meet-and-greet April 7

SOS youth program expands to Qualicum Beach

Youth in Qualicum and the surrounding areas in Grades 7-9 can drop by the grand opening on April 1

  • Mar 28, 2019

Parksville adult day program expands to three days per week

West Coast Recreation Adult Day Program helps individuals with cognitive and physical challenges

Ice climbers scale Canada’s tallest waterfall on Vancouver Island

Ice climbers Chris Jensen, Will Gadd and Peter Hoang made history

Community photos: Bad moon risin’

PQB News reader Larry Trush shares this photo from Parksville of the…

  • Mar 23, 2019

Unique type of rock show at Parksville beach

WATCH: Rock art from youngsters and adults alike on display

‘Survivor PQB’ supports local charities

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

  • Mar 20, 2019

Deadline extended through April to nominate top B.C. educators

Second year of Premier John Horgan’s awards offers $3,000 bursary

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids