PQB News Staff

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

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

One person dies in Highway 19A crash near Qualicum Bay

Cause of incident under investigation

(Black Press Media file photo)
(Tammy Milne photo via Facebook)

Emergency crews respond to semi-truck rollover near Parksville weigh scale

Incident resulted in minor hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) spill

(Tammy Milne photo via Facebook)
(Black Press file photo)

Parksville senior found guilty of possession of child pornography

Donald Robert Peech, 72, sentenced to six months under house arrest

(Black Press file photo)
Carter Johnson is the all-time points leader for the Oceanside Generals. (Oceanside Generals Facebook photo)

Johnson sets all-time scoring record as Generals take down Wolves 6-2

Oceanside forward passes Landon Dziadyk on team points list

Carter Johnson is the all-time points leader for the Oceanside Generals. (Oceanside Generals Facebook photo)
ASAR members located a lost hiker in the Englishman River Falls Provincial Park area on Nov. 16. (Facebook photo)

ASAR rescue lost hiker near Englishman River Falls Provincial Park

Hiker took a wrong turn onto logging road

ASAR members located a lost hiker in the Englishman River Falls Provincial Park area on Nov. 16. (Facebook photo)
(File photo)

RCMP arrest driver sought in connection with Alberni Highway hit-and-run

Driver located and arrested in Nanaimo on impaired driving charge

(File photo)
PQB News reader Michael Glendenning captured this aerial shot of the devastation caused by a fire Nov. 9 at the Parksville Heritage Centre, which destroyed several businesses.

Massive Parksville Heritage Centre fire not considered suspicious

Fire department turns over scene to insurance investigators

PQB News reader Michael Glendenning captured this aerial shot of the devastation caused by a fire Nov. 9 at the Parksville Heritage Centre, which destroyed several businesses.
The courthouse in Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vancouver Island prolific offender receives 333 days jail-time for 5 charges

Sentences stem from incidents in 2020, 2021, 2022

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members in action. (Submitted photo)

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue signs access agreement with Mosaic Forest Management

Deal gives groups ability to train in different scenarios

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members in action. (Submitted photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Parksville fire on Remembrance Day leaves 1 person dead

Fire officials say blaze at River Green Resort put out within 10 minutes

(PQB News file photo)
(Michael Briones photo)

Crews respond to massive fire at Parksville Heritage Centre building

No injuries reported, several businesses gutted by blaze

(Michael Briones photo)
Nanoose Bay residents along the Island Highway can look forward to faster internet services soon, according to the provincial government. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Faster internet incoming for multiple smaller Vancouver Island communities

Rural residents to benefit from $4.5M in funding by province, Telus

Nanoose Bay residents along the Island Highway can look forward to faster internet services soon, according to the provincial government. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

BC Humanist Society criticizes inaugural Parksville council’s inclusion of ‘blessings’

BCHA asks city to remove ‘blessings’ from meeting agenda

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
Facebook photo by Rebeckah Cummings-Young.

‘Abysmal’ road conditions, snow contribute to 2 crashes in Nanoose Bay

Oceanside RCMP respond to pair of early morning incidents

Facebook photo by Rebeckah Cummings-Young.
An air ambulance like this one transported a patient in serious condition to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 19 north of Horne Lake Road on Oct. 31. (File photo)

6 people taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash near Horne Lake

One patient airlifted to hospital in serious condition

An air ambulance like this one transported a patient in serious condition to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 19 north of Horne Lake Road on Oct. 31. (File photo)
Parksville swimmer Nicholas Bennett sets a S14 world record in the 200-metre freestyle at the preliminaries at the 2022 FINA Swimming World Cup in Toronto on Sunday, (Oct. 30). (Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol photo)

Parksville’s Nicholas Bennett sets new para swimming world record in Toronto

18-year-old shatters 200-metre freestyle standard during preliminaries at World Cup

Parksville swimmer Nicholas Bennett sets a S14 world record in the 200-metre freestyle at the preliminaries at the 2022 FINA Swimming World Cup in Toronto on Sunday, (Oct. 30). (Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol photo)
(PQB News file photo)

RCMP investigate altercation involving weapon at Vancouver Island high school

Device akin to a ‘kitty ear keychain’ reportedly used in Parksville fight

(PQB News file photo)
(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)