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Benchmark price for single-family PQB home hovers near $1M mark

July price up 20 per cent over previous year

 

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

 

Parksville resident Victoria Tyers won $75,000 after purchasing a ‘Deluxe Crossword’ scratch and win ticket. (Submitted photo)
Parksville resident Victoria Tyers won $75,000 after purchasing a ‘Deluxe Crossword’ scratch and win ticket. (Submitted photo)
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ASAR quickly locate missing 81-year-old in Parksville

Woman wandered away from sand sculpting exhibition

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The new Parksville Outdoor Theatre. (Bill Flower photo)

‘Rock the Park’ music showcase kicks off Aug. 5 in Parksville

Proceeds from 3-day festival will help operate new outdoor stage

The new Parksville Outdoor Theatre. (Bill Flower photo)
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PQB crime report: Stop signs reported stolen by vandals in Parksville

Variety of prowlers also reported lurking in city

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No injuries after truck collides with Parksville restaurant

Happy Jack’s Restaurant grand opening delayed by one day

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The rare white raven Blizzard has taken centre stage at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. (NIWRC photo)

Rare white raven grabs the spotlight at Vancouver Island wildlife centre

Iconic bird Blizzard can now be viewed by the public and is soaking up the attention

The rare white raven Blizzard has taken centre stage at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. (NIWRC photo)
Former golf instructor Bill Flower has found a new passion, driving a pedicab. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island golf instructor Bill Flower stops driving… and starts driving

Shoulder woes rob former golf pro of one career, strong knees power a new one, Parksville Pedicab

Former golf instructor Bill Flower has found a new passion, driving a pedicab. (Submitted photo)
Two hikers stranded in a gully on Mt. Arrowsmith had to be airlifted to safety early on July 18, 2022. Alberni Valley Rescue, North Shore Rescue and Talon Helicopters collaborated to bring the hikers to safety. (AVRS PHOTO)

Two hikers rescued from steep gully at Mt. Arrowsmith

Alberni Valley Rescue Squad calls in helicopter hoist team for assistance

Two hikers stranded in a gully on Mt. Arrowsmith had to be airlifted to safety early on July 18, 2022. Alberni Valley Rescue, North Shore Rescue and Talon Helicopters collaborated to bring the hikers to safety. (AVRS PHOTO)
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PQB crime report: 2 apprehended for vandalizing inside of transit bus in Parksville

Males reported spraying interior of vehicle with paint

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Bruce Waugh, from B.C., works on his masterpiece during the 2022 Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition in Parksville on July 17. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Bruce Waugh, from B.C., works on his masterpiece during the 2022 Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition in Parksville on July 17. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Ted ‘Guido’ Siebert puts the finishing touches on godfather Al Capone which part of their mob scene theme. (Michael Briones photo)
Ted ‘Guido’ Siebert puts the finishing touches on godfather Al Capone which part of their mob scene theme. (Michael Briones photo)
Kim, left, and Randy Longmuir, head coaches of the Mid Island Distance Running Club, have retired from coaching. (PQB News file photo)

Longtime Parksville running coaches retiring after more than 40 years

Kim and Randy Longmuir were fixtures on the PQB track and field scene

Kim, left, and Randy Longmuir, head coaches of the Mid Island Distance Running Club, have retired from coaching. (PQB News file photo)
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PQB crime report: 1948 Indian brand motorcycle stolen in Whiskey Creek

Oceanside RCMP deal with 257 complaints in one-week period

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An artist works on his sand sculpture on Day 2 of the 2018 Parksville Beach Festival’s sand sculpting competition. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Beach Festival makes grand return in 2022 after 2-year absence

Sand sculpting competition theme is the ‘Roaring Twenties’

An artist works on his sand sculpture on Day 2 of the 2018 Parksville Beach Festival’s sand sculpting competition. (PQB News file photo)
Catalytic converters seized by police in 2019. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Catalytic converter thefts a challenge for RCMP in Parksville Qualicum Beach

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

Catalytic converters seized by police in 2019. (Surrey RCMP photo)
A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo Aug. 15, 2021. (Drive B.C. image)
A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo Aug. 15, 2021. (Drive B.C. image)
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PQB crime report: Police deal with thieves, vandals, prowlers and firebugs

Oceanside RCMP received 292 complaints in one-week period

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