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The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals celebrate their win against Campbell River Storm in their VIJHL North Division final series. They now face the Peninsula Panthers in the VIJHL final. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville, Qualicum Beach mayors issue friendly wager ahead of VIJHL final

Mayne, Wiese make bet with North Saanich’s Geoff Orr as Peninsula Panthers face Oceanside Generals

The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals celebrate their win against Campbell River Storm in their VIJHL North Division final series. They now face the Peninsula Panthers in the VIJHL final. (PQB News file photo)
Simon Phillips and Karen Kenyon (left) of Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum present a cheque of $50,000 to Shannon McRae and Lola Graham-McRae (right) as the recipient of the Dream Home Project Initiative cash award on March 18, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Nanaimo resident announced as Dream Home Project Initiative $50K recipient

Money awarded by Parksville Qualicum Beach realtors toward first-time home purchase

Simon Phillips and Karen Kenyon (left) of Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum present a cheque of $50,000 to Shannon McRae and Lola Graham-McRae (right) as the recipient of the Dream Home Project Initiative cash award on March 18, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)
A roundabout in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

WOLF: Drivers battling roundabouts and other motoring pet peeves

Column: What habits do other drivers have that bother you on the road?

A roundabout in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
Town of Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison, bottom right, is welcomed back by Mayor Brian Wiese and fellow councillors Teunis Westbroek and Anne Skipsey. (Facebook screen grab)

B.C. municipal councillor returns to job just weeks after donating kidney

Scott Harrison says recipient, Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma, faring well

Town of Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison, bottom right, is welcomed back by Mayor Brian Wiese and fellow councillors Teunis Westbroek and Anne Skipsey. (Facebook screen grab)
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2 in custody after Vancouver Islander confined and threatened at gunpoint

Pair of Nanaimo residents face variety of charges in armed home invasion north of Qualicum Beach

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The Town of Qualicum Beach has hired Lou Varela as its new CAO. (Black Press file photo)
The Town of Qualicum Beach has hired Lou Varela as its new CAO. (Black Press file photo)
Oceanside Generals player Nolan Wyatt redirects the puck past the Campbell River Storm goalkeeper in Game 2 of their VIJHL North Division final, March 12 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Generals player Nolan Wyatt redirects the puck past the Campbell River Storm goalkeeper in Game 2 of their VIJHL North Division final, March 12 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)
Quality Foods was named to the Forbes list of ‘Canada’s Best Employers’ for 2022. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island’s Quality Foods earns spot on Forbes list of ‘Canada’s Best Employers’

Hayward: ‘Our people have always been the key to our success’

Quality Foods was named to the Forbes list of ‘Canada’s Best Employers’ for 2022. (Submitted photo)
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George Shaw, left, and Ambassador Jon Elvedal Fredriksen, right, at Shaw’s medal ceremony at the Qualicum Beach Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 where he received the Congressional Medal of Honour on March 1, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach Legion member receives Congressional Medal of Honour

Norway’s ambassador to Canada presented the medal to George Shaw

George Shaw, left, and Ambassador Jon Elvedal Fredriksen, right, at Shaw’s medal ceremony at the Qualicum Beach Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 where he received the Congressional Medal of Honour on March 1, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach First Nation chief Michael Recalma is recovering from kidney transplant that was made possible by Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison (inset) and the donation of his kidney. (PQB News file photo)
Qualicum Beach First Nation chief Michael Recalma is recovering from kidney transplant that was made possible by Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison (inset) and the donation of his kidney. (PQB News file photo)
Peter Kent, longtime movie stuntman for Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Submitted photo)

Podcast: Peter Kent discusses life as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie stuntman

PQBeat: Qualicum Beach resident shares unique tale of his California dream

Peter Kent, longtime movie stuntman for Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Submitted photo)
A special sendoff was held the Qualicum Beach Airport on Feb. 24 for Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma and town Coun. Scott Harrison. Harrison will donate a kidney to Recalma Feb 28 at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy Frances Recalma)(Photo courtesy Frances Recalma)

LETTER: Recalma family grateful for community support

‘No words can be spoken for the sacrifice’

  • Feb 28, 2022
A special sendoff was held the Qualicum Beach Airport on Feb. 24 for Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma and town Coun. Scott Harrison. Harrison will donate a kidney to Recalma Feb 28 at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy Frances Recalma)(Photo courtesy Frances Recalma)
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Junior and Chloe. (Photo courtesy Kathy Zilkie)
Junior and Chloe. (Photo courtesy Kathy Zilkie)
Save French Creek Estuary Land has documented eagles nesting on a Douglas Fir tree near the French Creek Marina. (SFCEL photo)
Save French Creek Estuary Land has documented eagles nesting on a Douglas Fir tree near the French Creek Marina. (SFCEL photo)
The x-ray conducted on a eagle rescued by the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre showed a fractured leg. The eagle (inset) is now recovering from the injury. (NIWRC photo)

North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre rescues 3 eagles within 18-hour period

Two eventually succumbed to injuries, one bird still recovering

The x-ray conducted on a eagle rescued by the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre showed a fractured leg. The eagle (inset) is now recovering from the injury. (NIWRC photo)
Nanaimo’s Kenna Deo chats with ‘Wall of Chefs’ host Noah Cappe while competing on the Food Network Canada culinary competition TV show. (Photo courtesy Katia Taylor/Food Network Canada)
Nanaimo’s Kenna Deo chats with ‘Wall of Chefs’ host Noah Cappe while competing on the Food Network Canada culinary competition TV show. (Photo courtesy Katia Taylor/Food Network Canada)
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Crime report: Thieves ransack vehicles in Qualicum Beach, Parksville

RCMP also deal with trespassers, theft of propane tanks

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Qualicum First Nations chief Michael Recalma is grateful for Qualicum Beach councillor Scott Harrison (inset) for donating his kidney to him. (Submitted photo)

B.C. town councillor to donate kidney to Qualicum First Nation Chief

‘I really can’t express the feeling, because it’s such a gift and a sacrifice’

Qualicum First Nations chief Michael Recalma is grateful for Qualicum Beach councillor Scott Harrison (inset) for donating his kidney to him. (Submitted photo)