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Mary Ellen Campbell, president of the Parksville Museum, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with Parksville Museum president Mary Ellen Campbell

Podcast: Talk includes plans for 2021, dealing with COVID-19 and more

 

Chris Herbert in the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Writer Chris Herbert discusses the burgeoning wine scene on the Island and around B.C.

Podcast: Talk also includes food pairings, tips for beginners and more

 

Debbe Patterson visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Debbe Patterson, co-founder of area’s ‘100-plus Women Who Care’ chapter

Talk includes charitable organization’s plans for 2021, dealing with COVID-19 and more

 

Illana Hester, executive director of The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

PQBeat: Catching up with Illana Hester of TOSH in Qualicum Beach

Podcast: Talk includes plans for 2021, how artists are dealing with COVID-19 and much more

Illana Hester, executive director of The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
From left: Ken Schley, Dawn Wells (Mary Ann from ‘Gilligan’s Island’) and John Briuolo with the ‘S.S. Minnow’. (Photo submitted, courtesy Ken Schley)

PQBeat: Ken Schley shares tales of Dawn Wells, the ‘S.S. Minnow’ and more

Podcast: Quality Foods founding partner a co-owner of iconic ‘Gilligan’s Island’ boat

From left: Ken Schley, Dawn Wells (Mary Ann from ‘Gilligan’s Island’) and John Briuolo with the ‘S.S. Minnow’. (Photo submitted, courtesy Ken Schley)
Oceanside RCMP Cpl. Jesse Foreman visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Interview with Oceanside RCMP operational support NCO Cpl. Jesse Foreman

Podcast: Talk includes policing, commercial fishing, COVID-19, Tour de Rock and more

Oceanside RCMP Cpl. Jesse Foreman visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Kim Burden, executive director of the Parksville and District and Qualicum Beach Chambers of Commerce. (PQB News photo)

PQBeat: Chamber of Commerce executive director Kim Burden looks ahead

Podcast: Talk includes 2021 business plans in Parksville, Qualicum Beach, events and more

Kim Burden, executive director of the Parksville and District and Qualicum Beach Chambers of Commerce. (PQB News photo)
Terry David Mulligan. (Submitted photo)

PQBeat: Interview with actor/broadcaster and current Island resident Terry David Mulligan

Podcast: Talk includes TDM’s RCMP career, radio, TV, wine, Janis Joplin and much more

Terry David Mulligan. (Submitted photo)
Nick Rivers, right, and Ken Neden of Arrowsmith Search and Rescue visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with Arrowsmith SAR’s Nick Rivers and Ken Neden

Podcast: Pair discuss heroic recent rescue, fundraising efforts

Nick Rivers, right, and Ken Neden of Arrowsmith Search and Rescue visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Qualicum Beach Mayor Brian Wiese visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (PQB News file photo)

PQBeat: Qualicum Beach Mayor Brian Wiese reflects on 2020, looks ahead to 2021

Podcast: Town has variety of projects on the go for 2021

Qualicum Beach Mayor Brian Wiese visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (PQB News file photo)
Listen to a special performance of ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’ by the ECHO Players. (Photo submitted)
Listen to a special performance of ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’ by the ECHO Players. (Photo submitted)
Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (PQB News file photo)

PQBeat: Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne reflects on 2020, looks ahead to 2021

Podcast: City has variety of initiatives on the go

Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (PQB News file photo)
Kerry Campbell, rehearsing for the premier of ‘Second Chances’. (PQB News file photo)

PQBeat: Kerry Campbell of ECHO Players shares details of a special production

Podcast: Listen to a performance of ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’

Kerry Campbell, rehearsing for the premier of ‘Second Chances’. (PQB News file photo)
Dr. Sandra Allison. (Photo submitted)

PQBeat: Dr. Sandra Allison provides an update on COVID-19 conditions

Podcast: The importance of masks, a message for parents and more

Dr. Sandra Allison. (Photo submitted)
Mick Sherlock visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Talking music with Billy Shakespeare’s Mick Sherlock

Podcast: Qualicum Beach musician came to area from Calgary

Mick Sherlock visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Adam Walker visits the VI Free Daily/PQB News studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Adam Walker eager to get to work as Parksville-Qualicum MLA

Podcast: Longtime Qualicum Beach resident discusses politics, much more

Adam Walker visits the VI Free Daily/PQB News studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Bernie Pascall, right, with Howie Meeker. (Photo courtesy Bernie Pascall)

PQBeat: Broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall remembers his longtime friend, Howie Meeker

Podcast: Pair worked together on Vancouver Canucks telecasts

Bernie Pascall, right, with Howie Meeker. (Photo courtesy Bernie Pascall)
Ballenas Whalers football coach Dan Smith visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with UBC football legend and Ballenas Whalers head coach Dan Smith

Podcast: Talk includes today’s quarterbacks, methods of coaching, Warren Moon and more

Ballenas Whalers football coach Dan Smith visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Oceanside RCMP Sgt. Stephen Rose visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with Oceanside RCMP Sgt. Stephen Rose

Podcast: Talk includes policing in PQB, cows on the road, Ukraine and more

Oceanside RCMP Sgt. Stephen Rose visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Halloween candies ready for trick-or-treaters. (Philip Wolf photo)

PQBeat: Ghouls, goblins, candy, costumes, COVID-19 restrictions and all things Halloween

Podcast: 2020 version of the spooky night promises to be much different

Halloween candies ready for trick-or-treaters. (Philip Wolf photo)