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Alex Close, Royal Air Force member originally from Qualicum Beach, was part of Operation London Bridge for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach man proudly serves in ‘Operation London Bridge’ for queen’s funeral

RAF member Alex Close on hand for Queen Elizabeth II procession

 

Cmdr. Craig Piccolo, CFMETR Nanoose, places a poppy on a wreath during a ceremony for Queen Elizabeth II at the Parksville Cenotaph on Sept. 19. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Queen Elizabeth II remembered in ceremonies across Parksville Qualicum Beach

Memorial services held in Bowser, Qualicum Beach and Parksville

 

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PQB crime report: Parksville residence egged a number of times

Oceanside RCMP also deal with tractor thieves, night prowlers

 

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)

Kwalikum Secondary grad selected to attend funeral for Queen Elizabeth II

RAF member was air cadet in 893 Beaufort Squadron

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)
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PQB crime report: Gucci backpack, pair of iPhones stolen in Parksville robbery

Oceanside RCMP also deal with stolen vehicles, prowler

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Grade 3 Arrowview Elementary student Emilie van den Hout is happy to meet Darrell Fox, the brother of Canadian icon Terry Fox. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach Grade 3 student aims to keep raising funds for Terry Fox Foundation

Youngster meets Canadian icon’s brother, Darrell Fox

Grade 3 Arrowview Elementary student Emilie van den Hout is happy to meet Darrell Fox, the brother of Canadian icon Terry Fox. (Submitted photo)
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Election 2022 candidates unveiled in Parksville, Qualicum Beach, RDN and SD69

Candidates announce campaigns for councils and school board

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Queen Elizabeth II visited Qualicum Beach in 1951, before her coronation two years later. More photos and mementos of Queen Elizabeth and her visits to Qualicum Beach can be seen at the Qualicum Beach Museum as of Sept. 10. (Photo courtesy of Qualicum Beach Museum)
Queen Elizabeth II visited Qualicum Beach in 1951, before her coronation two years later. More photos and mementos of Queen Elizabeth and her visits to Qualicum Beach can be seen at the Qualicum Beach Museum as of Sept. 10. (Photo courtesy of Qualicum Beach Museum)
Author Bill Arnott, seen here in Qualicum Beach Heritage Forest, recently wrote ‘A Season on Vancouver Island’ with many references to the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Submitted photo)

B.C. travel writer visits Parksville Qualicum Beach for new book

Bill Arnott checked out numerous PQB spots on three-month Island trip

Author Bill Arnott, seen here in Qualicum Beach Heritage Forest, recently wrote ‘A Season on Vancouver Island’ with many references to the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (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)
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PQB crime report: Prowlers spotted lurking in Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay

Oceanside RCMP also deal with graffiti at youth camp

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The owners of the Qualicum Beach Bakery, Helena and Peter Schneider, said their farewell to patrons and community on their last day at their place of business on Wednesday, Aug. 31. (Michael Briones photo)
The owners of the Qualicum Beach Bakery, Helena and Peter Schneider, said their farewell to patrons and community on their last day at their place of business on Wednesday, Aug. 31. (Michael Briones photo)
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PQB crime report: Derelict boat dumped on property in Qualicum Beach

Oceanside RCMP also deal with night prowlers, vandals

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Qualicum developers discontinue civil claim for defamation

Discontinuance of lawsuit filed following Aug. 8 ruling

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Sydney Preston finished her third mystery book. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Sydney Preston finished her third mystery book. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
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Delving deeper into ending homelessness in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Part 3 of a series: ‘Providing affordable housing isn’t as simple as it may seem’

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Victor Kraatz. (Submitted photo)
Victor Kraatz. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer. (Submitted photo)