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LETTER: Bicycle riders on shared paths in Qualicum Beach are a hazard

Re: ‘Pathways aren’t for Tour de France riders (Your Letters, PQB News,…

  • Aug 26, 2021
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Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews worked for several hours on Tuesday (Aug. 25) to rescue an injured female hiker on the Nile Creek trail. (ASAR Instagram photo)

PHOTOS: Arrowsmith SAR crews rescue injured hiker along rugged Nile Creek trail

Comox Valley, Nanaimo and Alberni Valley personnel called in for assistance

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews worked for several hours on Tuesday (Aug. 25) to rescue an injured female hiker on the Nile Creek trail. (ASAR Instagram photo)
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PQB crime report: Prowlers lurking in Nanoose Bay, Bowser and Qualicum Beach

Oceanside RCMP received 321 complaints in one-week period

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Vancouver based roots and bluegrass band, Wildwood Fire, will play at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at 7 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver bluegrass band to play folk roots club in Qualicum Beach

Trio will perform at the QB Community Hall on Aug. 27

Vancouver based roots and bluegrass band, Wildwood Fire, will play at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at 7 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A Mid-Island Castaways Fly Fishing Club member enjoying fishing on Vancouver Island (Submitted photo)
A Mid-Island Castaways Fly Fishing Club member enjoying fishing on Vancouver Island (Submitted photo)
The Sea Thirft Artisan Boutique, located at 676 Memorial Ave. in Qualicum Beach, is holding a raffle until Sept. 15, 2021, to benefit the Oceanside Hospice Society. (Facebook photo)

Artisan boutique in Qualicum Beach stages fundraising raffle for hospice society

Boutique owners will hold a three-basket raffle until Sept. 15

The Sea Thirft Artisan Boutique, located at 676 Memorial Ave. in Qualicum Beach, is holding a raffle until Sept. 15, 2021, to benefit the Oceanside Hospice Society. (Facebook photo)
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LETTER: Tour de France wannabes in Qualicum Beach need to slow down

There is going to be someone hurt on the Fern Road shared…

  • Aug 22, 2021
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The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 in Bowser. (PQB News file photo)

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 in Bowser to hold gazebo dedication

Event takes place on Sept. 5, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 in Bowser. (PQB News file photo)
Stephen Watson was with his dad John when he competed with Team B.C. in 2011. He brought his dad again at his B.C. Seniors Golf Championships debut. (PQB News file photo)
Stephen Watson was with his dad John when he competed with Team B.C. in 2011. He brought his dad again at his B.C. Seniors Golf Championships debut. (PQB News file photo)
Deep Bay Fire Rescue attended to a rolled-over semi-trailer the morning of Aug. 21, 2021, on Hwy 19 approximately two kilometres south of the Cook Creek intersection. No serious injuries were reported. Traffic in the northbound lane was completely blocked at the Horne Lake intersection for an extended period. (Deep Bay Fire Rescue photo)

Semi ends up on its side near Bowser, causes long highway traffic delays

Incident took place early in the morning of Aug. 21

Deep Bay Fire Rescue attended to a rolled-over semi-trailer the morning of Aug. 21, 2021, on Hwy 19 approximately two kilometres south of the Cook Creek intersection. No serious injuries were reported. Traffic in the northbound lane was completely blocked at the Horne Lake intersection for an extended period. (Deep Bay Fire Rescue photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent Peter Jory started in the district on Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)

New School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent readies for 2021-22 year

Jory anticipates similar COVID-19 protocols as previous year

School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent Peter Jory started in the district on Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Chupacabra the Dachshund, left, ‘married’ her fiancé Sammy the Yorkshire Terrier, right, on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at the Qualicum Landing beachfront. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: Lighthearted story of pooch wedding delivers some much-needed joy

Sammy the Yorkshire Terrier ‘marries’ Chupacabra, a Dachshund

  • Aug 21, 2021
Chupacabra the Dachshund, left, ‘married’ her fiancé Sammy the Yorkshire Terrier, right, on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at the Qualicum Landing beachfront. (Submitted photo)
Members of 100 Oceanside Men Who Give A Damn as they present a $9,200 cheque to Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. From left: John O’Brien, Terry Kelly, Bob Cram (kneeling), Greg Sabo, Ken Neden, Ken Peters, Howard Goshulak, Kim Burden and Rudi Widdershoven. (Mandy Moraes photo)

100 Oceanside Men Who Give A Damn donate $9,200 to Arrowsmith Search and Rescue

SAR representatives say money will go toward new operations centre

Members of 100 Oceanside Men Who Give A Damn as they present a $9,200 cheque to Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. From left: John O’Brien, Terry Kelly, Bob Cram (kneeling), Greg Sabo, Ken Neden, Ken Peters, Howard Goshulak, Kim Burden and Rudi Widdershoven. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Promotional poster for the ECHO Players show ‘Yesteryear’, by Joanna McClelland Glass, which will run Oct.7 until Oct. 24, 2021. (Submitted photo)

ECHO Players Community Theatre Society makes return for their 2021-22 season

Passion for the stage inspires resumption after COVID hiatus

Promotional poster for the ECHO Players show ‘Yesteryear’, by Joanna McClelland Glass, which will run Oct.7 until Oct. 24, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A Qualicum Beach firefighter on an aerial ladder as he assesses a roof and attic fire on Rowan Drive, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Qualicum Beach Fire Department deals with blazing roof on Rowan Drive home

Aerial ladder truck provided firefighters with a bird’s-eye view

A Qualicum Beach firefighter on an aerial ladder as he assesses a roof and attic fire on Rowan Drive, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members as they pack and prepare a woman for helicopter transport from the top of Mount Schofield on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Arrowsmith SAR crews rescue woman injured after ATV rolls over

On same day, ASAR helped find pair of lost hikers

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members as they pack and prepare a woman for helicopter transport from the top of Mount Schofield on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, next to tools and equipment purchased with grant money. (Submitted photo)

5 volunteer fire departments in Parksville Qualicum Beach receive grants via RDN

District receives $63,625 to support emergency services

Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, next to tools and equipment purchased with grant money. (Submitted photo)
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Iskwew Air will fly from YVR to Qualicum Beach Airport on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. (Submitted photo)

Iskwew Air celebrates first arrival at Qualicum Beach Airport with water salute

New route will fly from YVR to XQU 4 days per week

Iskwew Air will fly from YVR to Qualicum Beach Airport on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. (Submitted photo)
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PQB crime report: Nanoose Bay home egged, Parksville thief nabs paper towels

Oceanside RCMP received 294 complaints the week of July 25 to July 31

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