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Police roundup: Thieves steal trucks, cash, booze, breath mints and a Toronto Maple Leafs hat

Oceanside RCMP deal with 322 complaints in one-week period

  • May 4, 2019
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Howard the world's tallest gnome leaves Nanoose Bay
Little Mountain cleanup May 5, 2019
Baseball Coaches Caravan
Parksville Dairy Queen break in

Parksville man finds used needles in area near elementary school

‘I don’t know what the answer is but something has got to change’

Emergency Management Oceanside commended by province after December storm efforts

More than 300 residents used EMO support services during massive windstorm

New webstreaming service for City of Parksville set to launch

Residents can watch council meetings on any device, including smartphones and tablets

  • May 2, 2019

Manna Homeless Society needs to raise $100,000 more for mobile facility

Outreach group aims to purchase health unit for impoverished individuals

‘Survivor PQB’: 2 Castaways left

Vote for your favourite and a chance to win a $250 grocery gift card

  • May 2, 2019

PQB News reader survey offers up $5,000 prize

‘Businesses trust our community newspaper to reach potential customers’

  • May 1, 2019

Motorcyclist dies following head-on collision in Bowser

Police say driver of other vehicle being investigated for impaired driving

Trial date set for woman charged with 2014 impaired driving causing death incident

Charges stem from head-on collision on Highway 19A, north of Fanny Bay

Nanaimo city council declares climate emergency

Council moves to access unused emissions reduction reserve, request transit-hours expansion

Parksville council requests national regulations on single-use plastics

Mayor Ed Mayne writes letter to minister of environment and climate change

Emergency prep consultations taking place throughout Parksville Qualicum Beach

Public events scheduled during Emergency Preparedness Week

  • May 1, 2019

RDN water service areas move to Stage 2 watering restrictions

Starting May 1, customers of the nine Regional District of Nanaimo water…

‘Day in the Life of Parksville’ essay earns award for PQB News

Publisher Peter McCully awarded ‘Silver Quill’ for 25 years of service in newspaper industry

  • Apr 30, 2019