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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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Qualicum Beach Airport. (PQB News file photo)
Qualicum Beach Airport. (PQB News file 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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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)
Netanja Waddell visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Netanja Waddell of the Qualicum Beach museum takes a look back

PQBeat: Museum has undergone variety of positive changes

Netanja Waddell visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully 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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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)
Brandon Nicoll visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Baseball standout Brandon Nicolls of Coombs discusses college career

PQBeat: Young player had strong season with Southern Arkansas

Brandon Nicoll visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
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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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Jennifer Bate visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Jennifer Bate of Parksville’s MAC set for a rockin’ summer

PQBeat: Big season planned at arts centre; band ready to ‘Rock the Park’

Jennifer Bate visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
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Crime report: Vandals go on spree, damaging mailboxes in Qualicum Beach

Oceanside RCMP also deal with burned portable outhouse

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Patrick Flewin enjoys a day eFoiling in Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)

Former movie stuntman brings eFoiling to Vancouver Island

Unique watersport akin to an electric surfboard on a unicycle

Patrick Flewin enjoys a day eFoiling in Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)
Cascadia Martial Arts member Matteo Bennett will represent Canada at the Pan American Junior and Cadet Taekwondo Championships in Costa Rica, June 29-30. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach martial artist to compete for Canadian team in Costa Rica

Matteo Bennett looks forward to taekwondo championships

Cascadia Martial Arts member Matteo Bennett will represent Canada at the Pan American Junior and Cadet Taekwondo Championships in Costa Rica, June 29-30. (Submitted photo)
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Vancouver Island restaurant hailed for having one of Canada’s best burgers

Q Burger owner pleasantly surprised by Top 5 kudos from readers

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PQB News reporter Michael Briones, left, with pickleball instructor and coach Ernie Pallot. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Holding court: Vancouver Island reporter tries pickleball for the first time

Briones thoroughly enjoys ‘fun, physical and mental activity’

PQB News reporter Michael Briones, left, with pickleball instructor and coach Ernie Pallot. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Steve Nikirk, and other members of B.C. Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, were part of efforts to clean up areas off of Claymore Road in Qualicum Beach on June 12, 2022. Nikirk is seen here disassembling an abandoned motor home. (Kevin Forsyth photo).

Community continues cleanup effort near Qualicum fish hatchery

Second round included a couch, building materials and an abandoned travel trailer

Steve Nikirk, and other members of B.C. Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, were part of efforts to clean up areas off of Claymore Road in Qualicum Beach on June 12, 2022. Nikirk is seen here disassembling an abandoned motor home. (Kevin Forsyth photo).
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PQB crime report: Crooks continue to target vehicle licence plates

Oceanside RCMP also deal with night prowlers, outhouse graffiti

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Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma. (Michael Briones photo)

PODCAST: Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma discusses kidney transplant

PQBeat: Donor was Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison

Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma. (Michael Briones photo)