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  • May 2, 2019

PQB News reader survey offers up $5,000 prize

‘Businesses trust our community newspaper to reach potential customers’

  • May 1, 2019
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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

Man who robbed three Nanaimo banks gets eight years in jail

Daniel William James Harlow robbed TD Canada Trust in Nanaimo on Feb. 17, 2018

Parksville council wants resident input on top priorities

Answers will help determine strategic plans for next three years

  • Apr 30, 2019

Qualicum Beach council questions allocation of health care dollars

Town could expect to spend 77 per cent more per capita

  • Apr 30, 2019

PHOTOS: Scouts team up with city to plant trees in Parksville

300 Douglas firs now call wetlands home

  • Apr 29, 2019

PHOTOS: Dashwood VFD head-shaving event total tops $53K

More than $4,500 raised this year for cancer society; donations accepted until May 15

RDN revises policy on groundwater assessments

The Regional District of Nanaimo has cleared any murky issues regarding the…

Victoria man wins $2.5 million lottery prize

Glen Fraser plans on retiring early, taking more camping trips

Schooner Cove Singers will perform ‘Of Boats and Music’ at Knox United Church

Concert inspired by and features paintings of Gabriola Island marine artist Tony Grove

  • Apr 28, 2019