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LETTER: Noisy, toxic fireworks are ‘so yesterday’, says PQB News reader

LETTER: Noisy, toxic fireworks are ‘so yesterday’, says PQB News reader

Fireworks are so yesterday, right up there with coal-powered trains.
LETTER: Motorcycling ‘loud pipes crowd’ just looking for excuses to make noise

LETTER: Motorcycling ‘loud pipes crowd’ just looking for excuses to make noise

If quiet motorcycles are unsafe the roads should be littered with crashed BMWs and Honda Gold Wings, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.
LETTER: Fire hazards in Parksville should be closely monitored

LETTER: Fire hazards in Parksville should be closely monitored

I want to draw everybody’s attention to a very dangerous practice in this time of high temperatures and very dry conditions.
LETTER: Motorcycle noise disturbing to Qualicum Beach resident

LETTER: Motorcycle noise disturbing to Qualicum Beach resident

We have always been proud of our area as a nice, laid-back place to live but with summer upon us our supposedly peaceful surroundings are once again being assaulted by the ear-piercing noise of motorcycles as they thunder into town and then proceed to disturb the locals and tourists alike in our backyards and at our beaches.
LETTER: Parksville Qualicum Beach residents need to be prepared when it comes to the heat

LETTER: Parksville Qualicum Beach residents need to be prepared when it comes to the heat

Today there’s a slight breeze
COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis

COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis

A record 1,724 people in B.C. died in 2020
LETTER: Qualicum Beach council should reconsider vote against backyard chickens

LETTER: Qualicum Beach council should reconsider vote against backyard chickens

I am very disappointed to hear the council of Qualicum Beach’s vote against backyard chickens.
LETTER: Parksville needs its community centre

LETTER: Parksville needs its community centre

On Dec. 30, we signed a petition being circulated that voiced the necessity of keeping Parksville’s Community Centre as just that, our community centre.
LETTER: Keep bikes, skateboards off boardwalk in Parksville

LETTER: Keep bikes, skateboards off boardwalk in Parksville

Electric bikes, bikes and skateboards should not use the boardwalk on the beach in Parksville.
LETTER: Proposed RV campground not the best use of land in Parksville

LETTER: Proposed RV campground not the best use of land in Parksville

Re: ‘Parksville council approves permit for RV campground, pool, restaurant at old Beach Resort site’ (www.pqbnews.com, Jan. 20)