qualicum beach

Conditions on the Island Highway in Nanoose Bay on Nov. 29. (Maria Shaw photo via Facebook)

Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by vehicle on Island highway

Oceanside RCMP respond to variety of snow-related crashes Nov. 29

 

(Black Press Media file photo)

One person dies in Vancouver Island highway crash

Cause of incident near Qualicum Bay under investigation

 

(File photo)

RCMP: Hit-and-run on Alberni Highway sends 1 person to hospital

Police on the lookout for red Ford F-150 pickup truck

 

Nicholas Bennett competes at the FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 in Toronto Oct. 30. (Michael P. Hall/Swimming Canada/FINA)

Vancouver Island swimmer eyes future goals after world-record effort

Coach calls Toronto experience ‘promising’ for Nicholas Bennett

Nicholas Bennett competes at the FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 in Toronto Oct. 30. (Michael P. Hall/Swimming Canada/FINA)
(Black Press file photo)

Open fires allowed again in some Coastal Fire Centre areas starting Oct. 28

Open burning and fireworks within municipal boundaries still subject to local regulation

(Black Press file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
Al Fortune visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Islander discusses running a marathon after Type 1 diabetes diagnosis

PQBeat: Parksville resident Al Fortune discusses changes to daily routines, much more

Al Fortune visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
(Dashwood Fire Department photo via Twitter)

46-year-old Vancouver Island pedestrian dies after being struck at night by vehicle

RCMP: Charges not anticipated in Oct. 15 Dashwood incident

(Dashwood Fire Department photo via Twitter)
The second of two escaped African serval cats was recovered near Qualicum Beach on Oct. 9. (Submitted photo)

Second escaped B.C. serval cat recovered after killing several ducks

Owners will reimburse neighbour for loss of birds, plan to install security cameras

The second of two escaped African serval cats was recovered near Qualicum Beach on Oct. 9. (Submitted photo)
(Submitted photo)

1 escaped serval cat caught, another still on the loose near Qualicum Beach

Owners believe animals may have been let out of their cage intentionally

(Submitted photo)
Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

2022 Tour de Rock gets warm welcome in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Kwalikum Secondary raises $8,000 for Canadian Cancer Society

Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Alex Close, Royal Air Force member originally from Qualicum Beach, was part of Operation London Bridge for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Close is sixth from the left side. (Submitted photo)

B.C. man proudly serves in ‘Operation London Bridge’ for queen’s funeral

RAF member Alex Close on hand for Queen Elizabeth II procession

Alex Close, Royal Air Force member originally from Qualicum Beach, was part of Operation London Bridge for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Close is sixth from the left side. (Submitted photo)
Alexander Close, a 24-year-old member of the Royal Air Force originally from Qualicum Beach, was selected to attend the monarch’s final farewell at Windsor Castle on Sept. 19. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island man selected to attend funeral for Queen Elizabeth II

RAF member was air cadet in 893 Beaufort Squadron in Qualicum Beach

Alexander Close, a 24-year-old member of the Royal Air Force originally from Qualicum Beach, was selected to attend the monarch’s final farewell at Windsor Castle on Sept. 19. (Submitted photo)
A fire destroyed a home in Deep Bay and left a father and daughter homeless. (Hugh Todd gofundme photo)

Father, daughter left homeless after fire destroys Vancouver Island home

23 firefighters called out to battle blaze, fund set up for pair who lost everything

A fire destroyed a home in Deep Bay and left a father and daughter homeless. (Hugh Todd gofundme photo)
A recent photograph of Ottavio Cutillo. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: RCMP seek witness after man goes missing on Vancouver Island

Police in Parksville want to talk to driver of Chevy Silverado with Ontario plates

A recent photograph of Ottavio Cutillo. (Submitted photo)
Some PQB News readers cite a lack of good manners (such as holding a door open) as something people don’t seem to remember these days. (Black Press file photo)

WOLF: Readers cite manners, civility, reasonable debate as ‘lost skills’

COLUMN: Cursive writing, driving a standard and blacksmithing also seemingly forgotten

Some PQB News readers cite a lack of good manners (such as holding a door open) as something people don’t seem to remember these days. (Black Press file photo)
Ezra Morse, president of the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society, seen here speaking to the crowd during a March for the Future event in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

B.C. judge dismisses defamation lawsuit in what defence is calling a win for public debate

Lawsuit pertained to 24 statements made in relation to pending bylaw amendment in Qualicum Beach

Ezra Morse, president of the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society, seen here speaking to the crowd during a March for the Future event in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
Nicholas Bennett of Canada poses after winning the gold medal in the Men’s 200 meters freestyle S14 final during the swimming competition of the Commonwealth Games, at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Vancouver Island swimmer Bennett wins gold medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Ravensong Aquatic Club member was ‘ready for the gold’, says dad

Nicholas Bennett of Canada poses after winning the gold medal in the Men’s 200 meters freestyle S14 final during the swimming competition of the Commonwealth Games, at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
Qualicum Beach Airport. (PQB News file photo)
Qualicum Beach Airport. (PQB News file photo)
Catalytic converters seized by police in 2019. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Vancouver Island police concerned as catalytic converter thefts mount

To lessen risk, police suggest avoiding low-traffic parking spots

Catalytic converters seized by police in 2019. (Surrey RCMP photo)