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The new Clean Cart technology makes sure carts are well-sanitized for customer use. (Michael Briones photo)

Quality Foods opens new flagship store in Parksville

Mayor: ‘City is obviously growing out this way so it’s going to be a big help to all the residents’

The new Clean Cart technology makes sure carts are well-sanitized for customer use. (Michael Briones photo)
Pheasant Glen Golf Resort is renovating the bunkers on the course. (PQB News file photo)
Pheasant Glen Golf Resort is renovating the bunkers on the course. (PQB News file photo)
Another great pic from PQB News reader Bob Alexander of Nanoose Bay. “Anna’s Hummingbird drying its wings during the recent snowstorm,” he said.

Your photos: Readers offer a sampling of their impressive photography skills

Gallery: Submissions capture incredible wildlife, scenery shots

Another great pic from PQB News reader Bob Alexander of Nanoose Bay. “Anna’s Hummingbird drying its wings during the recent snowstorm,” he said.
The Town of Qualicum Beach council has voted against allowing backyard chickens in residential areas. (File photo)

No more fowl play: Qualicum Beach won’t allow backyard chickens in residential areas

Council goes against staff recommendation following pilot project

The Town of Qualicum Beach council has voted against allowing backyard chickens in residential areas. (File photo)
Former Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell has a new job in the private sector. (PQB News file photo)
Former Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell has a new job in the private sector. (PQB News file photo)
Home prices in Parksville Qualicum Beach continue to rise. (PQB News file photo)
Home prices in Parksville Qualicum Beach continue to rise. (PQB News file photo)
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Loaded gun recovered, two flee scene after stolen truck flips on Island Highway

Witnesses say man and woman left scene near Horne Lake exit on a dirt bike

(Black Press file photo)
Vehicles stopped in queue at a drive-thru in Parksville on March 10, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Island drivers, keep your eyes off the cell phone in the drive-thru

Vancouver Island police ramp up patrols to hunt for distracted drivers

Vehicles stopped in queue at a drive-thru in Parksville on March 10, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Some Parksville Qualicum Beach residens must drive 45 minutes to access a recycling depot. (PQB News file photo)

Some frustrated Parksville Qualicum Beach residents now tossing recyclables in garbage

Option is driving to collection centres in Nanaimo and Courtenay

Some Parksville Qualicum Beach residens must drive 45 minutes to access a recycling depot. (PQB News file photo)
Proprietor of Sweet Truck, Morgan Ray, as she hands off her baked goods to a customer. (Photo courtesy of Avrinder Dhillon Photography)

Vancouver Island baker eyes move back from food truck to bricks and mortar

Storefront offers more stability amid growth in sales: Ray

Proprietor of Sweet Truck, Morgan Ray, as she hands off her baked goods to a customer. (Photo courtesy of Avrinder Dhillon Photography)
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

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

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)
Eaglecrest Golf Club plans to operate as a nine-hole course starting April 1. (Eaglecrest Facebook photo)
Eaglecrest Golf Club plans to operate as a nine-hole course starting April 1. (Eaglecrest Facebook 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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Island conservation group says members targeted with harassment, vandalism

Police investigate pair of reports of mischief victims call pushback against conservation efforts

(File photo)
Ecko Aleck, recipient of $5,000 award for Indigenous entrepreneurs presented by Young Entrepreneurs Symposium. (photo courtesy of Adam Ziorio Photography)

Qualicum Beach woman one of 20 winners in nationwide challenge for Indigenous entrepreneurs

Ecko Aleck plans to create youth council with paid consultation

Ecko Aleck, recipient of $5,000 award for Indigenous entrepreneurs presented by Young Entrepreneurs Symposium. (photo courtesy of Adam Ziorio Photography)
Gina Adams as she works on her latest piece titled ‘Undying Love’. (Submitted photo)

‘Toothless’ the kitty inspires Vancouver Island wood carver to break out the chainsaw

Inspired by plight of a toothless cat, Gina Adams offers proceeds from her artwork to help animals

Gina Adams as she works on her latest piece titled ‘Undying Love’. (Submitted photo)
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Qualicum Beach offers to establish temporary cold-weather shelter at airport

Move would provide aid to a maximum of 15 individuals

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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)