Parksville

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Crime report: Thieves break into Parksville home, steal booze and raid fridge

Oceanside RCMP also deal with online scammers, vehicle theft

 

(Tammy Milne photo via Facebook)

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

Incident resulted in minor hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) spill

 

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Parksville senior found guilty of possession of child pornography

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

 

Marc Norris, fire chief for Parksville. (PQB News file photo)

PODCAST: Parksville Fire Chief Marc Norris discusses blaze that razed 6 city businesses

PQBeat: Discussion also includes recruiting for volunteer firefighters

Marc Norris, fire chief for Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
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PQB crime report: Resident loses $4K in reported Instagram romance scam

RCMP also deal with porch pirates; trespassers defecating and starting fires

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ASAR members located a lost hiker in the Englishman River Falls Provincial Park area on Nov. 16. (Facebook photo)
ASAR members located a lost hiker in the Englishman River Falls Provincial Park area on Nov. 16. (Facebook photo)
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RCMP arrest driver sought in connection with Alberni Highway hit-and-run

Driver located and arrested in Nanaimo on impaired driving charge

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Oceanside Community Church. (Photo via Google Maps)

Parksville pastor concerned over lack of permanent cold-weather shelter

Oceanside Community Church hosted shelter last winter from Dec. 27 to Jan. 3

Oceanside Community Church. (Photo via Google Maps)
Doug Shewan visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Rock talk with Doug Shewan of the Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club

Fourth annual show takes place Nov. 19 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

Doug Shewan visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
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RCMP: Hit-and-run on Alberni Highway sends 1 person to hospital

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

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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)
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PQB crime report: Residents victimized by scammers on social media

Oceanside RCMP say one person reports being bilked out of $3,000

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Parksville fire on Remembrance Day leaves 1 person dead

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

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Firefighters hose down the PQB News offices on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Michael Briones photo)

WOLF: Massive Parksville blaze sees ‘The News’ become the news

COLUMN: Despite best efforts of firefighters, 6 businesses razed

Firefighters hose down the PQB News offices on Wednesday, Nov. 9. (Michael Briones photo)
All photos by Michael Briones/PQB News
All photos by Michael Briones/PQB News
PQB News reader Michael Glendenning captured this aerial shot of the devastation caused by a fire Wednesday evening (Nov. 9) at the Parksville Heritage Centre, which destroyed several businesses.

YOUR PHOTOS: Aerial shots capture aftermath of devastation caused by huge Parksville fire

PQB News reader Michael Glendenning shares pics; several businesses destroyed

PQB News reader Michael Glendenning captured this aerial shot of the devastation caused by a fire Wednesday evening (Nov. 9) at the Parksville Heritage Centre, which destroyed several businesses.
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Fire investigators probe cause of huge Parksville blaze that destroyed several businesses

Iconic British Bobby restaurant among establishments damaged

(Michael Briones photo)
The charred remains of the PQB News/Vancouver Island Free Daily offices. (Michael Briones photo)
The charred remains of the PQB News/Vancouver Island Free Daily offices. (Michael Briones photo)