Parksville

Nicolas Hay performs the Sepai kata he entered in Tbilisi Open Online Goju-Ryu Kata Tournament. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville black belt tops online kata competition

Hay to teach karate at Qualicum Martial Arts dojo

 

Donna Hales next to one of her paintings of Sooke. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville artist Donna Hales still displaying her work at age 94

Current exhibit at the McMillan Arts Centre through April 1

 

Kyle Patrick McGuire was give a nine-month non-custodial sentencing to be followed by two years of probation on Wednesday, March 3, at the Nanaimo Law Courts. (PQB News file photo)

Bowser man sentenced to house arrest after guilty plea to child pornography offence

Nine-month non-custodial sentence to be followed by two years probation

 

Aiko, a rescue dog whose name means ‘beloved son’ or ‘little loved one’. (Philip Wolf photo)

Wolf: What’s in a name (2.0)? Parksville offers interesting list of dog monikers

List includes Rembrandt, Swayze, Zorro, Fabio, Fonzie and Yoda

Aiko, a rescue dog whose name means ‘beloved son’ or ‘little loved one’. (Philip Wolf photo)
A man receives his COVID-19 vaccine. (CP file photo)

COVID-19: Vaccination site in Parksville Community Centre to start March 15

Approximately 60,000 Parksville Qualicum Beach residents to be vaccinated

A man receives his COVID-19 vaccine. (CP file photo)
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COVID-19: Case confirmed at École Oceanside Elementary School in Parksville

Dates of exposure were Thursday, Feb. 25 and Friday, Feb. 26

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RCMP arrest man after report of gun-toting threat-maker near Parksville schools

43-year-old man taken into custody; students at nearby schools were asked to stay inside

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The Town of Qualicum Beach East Village Revitalization project has received a grant from the B.C. government. (Town of Qualicum Beach illustration )

B.C. grant will help bring new business warehouse centre to Parksville

Parksville Qualicum Beach projects receive more than $1M in provincial funds

The Town of Qualicum Beach East Village Revitalization project has received a grant from the B.C. government. (Town of Qualicum Beach illustration )
This is ‘Sam’, who said he definitely didn’t know who got into the kitchen garbage can. (Philip Wolf photo)

Wolf: What’s in a (dog’s) name? Naming pets an interesting exercise

Column: Smokey and the Bandit, Aiko, Sam, Dylan Thomas, Oreo, Misty and more

This is ‘Sam’, who said he definitely didn’t know who got into the kitchen garbage can. (Philip Wolf photo)
Migrating brant geese stop and feed on the shores at Parksville Community Park Beach in 2020. (PQB News file photo)
Migrating brant geese stop and feed on the shores at Parksville Community Park Beach in 2020. (PQB News file photo)
Stephen Nutt, left, and mom Julia Mewhort. (Submitted photo)

Mom worries about treatment delays after son’s drug death in Parksville

Stephen Nutt died from fentanyl laced with methamphetamine and heroin while in supportive housing

Stephen Nutt, left, and mom Julia Mewhort. (Submitted photo)
The City of Parksville continues to thrive in the development sector. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville No. 2 on list of B.C.’s most resilient cities

Mayor pleased with recognition of city’s efforts by B.C. Business magazine

The City of Parksville continues to thrive in the development sector. (PQB News file photo)
Breandan McLaughlin goes through a weighted ball workout under the watchful eye of coach Bruce Biro. (Parksville Royals photo)

Parksville Royals to form four teams for 2021 baseball season

Approximately 60 players vying spots on senior, junior, bantam teams

Breandan McLaughlin goes through a weighted ball workout under the watchful eye of coach Bruce Biro. (Parksville Royals photo)
The mountain biking trails in Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. (PQB file photo)
The mountain biking trails in Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. (PQB file photo)
Chris Bullock, Parksville artist, stands next to his ‘Mermother’ series, on display at the McMillan Arts Centre until Feb. 29. Bullock himself will be at the MAC from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. every Saturday until the end of the month. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville artist Chris Bullock’s unique illustrations on display

‘I’m heavily influenced by old comic book styles from the 1950s’

Chris Bullock, Parksville artist, stands next to his ‘Mermother’ series, on display at the McMillan Arts Centre until Feb. 29. Bullock himself will be at the MAC from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. every Saturday until the end of the month. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Wine Down Wednesdays celebrated summer outdoors in Duncan's City Square. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen file)

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

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

Wine Down Wednesdays celebrated summer outdoors in Duncan's City Square. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen file)
A cold-weather camp in St. Anne Church’s parking lot that was set up on Monday, Feb. 15, was disassembled and asked to relocate by the church on Thursday, Feb. 18. (Mandy Moraes photo)

BC Housing announces 8-bed winter shelter now available in Parksville

Makeshift cold-weather camp has been disbanded

A cold-weather camp in St. Anne Church’s parking lot that was set up on Monday, Feb. 15, was disassembled and asked to relocate by the church on Thursday, Feb. 18. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The popular summer Parksville Beach Festival has been cancelled again for the second year in a row. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Popular Parksville Beach Festival cancelled for 2nd straight year

Ongoing pandemic concerns force board to plan for 2022

The popular summer Parksville Beach Festival has been cancelled again for the second year in a row. (PQB News file photo)
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RCMP: Parksville suspects out of luck in a stolen truck

Police dog helps collar pair after vehicle pilfered from business compound

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A makeshift cold-weather camp that popped over Family Day long weekend in Parksville, located in the back parking lot of St. Anne’s church. (Mandy Moraes photo)

As snow falls on shelter-free Parksville, woman builds her own makeshift homeless camp

‘There’s no doors open and these people are literally freezing’

A makeshift cold-weather camp that popped over Family Day long weekend in Parksville, located in the back parking lot of St. Anne’s church. (Mandy Moraes photo)