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Eva Hilborn, the founder of ‘Wonderful World of Books,’ sitting in her Qualicum Beach home, looking at what books might be a good fit for her program which delivers free books to three-year-olds in the School District 69 (Qualicum) catchment area. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Author, 95, shares lifelong love of books with three-year-olds in Bowser

Foundation hopes to expand delivery of free reading material to children

 

Vince Ditrich. (Photo submitted)

Podcast: A chat with legendary Spirit of the West musician and author Vince Ditrich

Vancouver Islander drummer talks music, the creative process and his kidney transplant

 

The back of a BC Emergency Health Services ground ambulance. (PQB News file photo)

B.C. woman says husband’s death while family waited on hold won’t ‘be put on a shelf’

Nancy Blakey says talks include ‘very progressive’ meeting with BC Emergency Health Services

The back of a BC Emergency Health Services ground ambulance. (PQB News file photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews were called out Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 to assist an injured hunter in the Cook Creek area. (Arrowsmith Search and Rescue Instagram photo)

Search and rescue crews help hunter seriously injured after fall near Qualicum Beach

24 crew members assisted in rescue effort; man taken to hospital

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews were called out Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 to assist an injured hunter in the Cook Creek area. (Arrowsmith Search and Rescue Instagram photo)
Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by camper van in Qualicum Beach has died

RCMP investigation continues into Aug. 28 incident

Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)
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Police seek public’s help in Vancouver Island homicide investigation

Investigators say Black Samsung cellphone may have been discarded in Bowser

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Town of Qualicum Beach agrees to apologize to resident after Ombudsperson report

Complaint lodged after unsuccessful attempts to appear before town council

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Albert Gorter and Chelsea Enns will bring their farming and food processing expertise from Manitoba to Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and Morningstar Farm. (Optimist Holsteins Ltd. photo)

Newcomers to B.C. buy Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Albert Gorter and Chelsea Enns from Manitoba buy business and farm from Gourlay family

Albert Gorter and Chelsea Enns will bring their farming and food processing expertise from Manitoba to Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and Morningstar Farm. (Optimist Holsteins Ltd. photo)
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UPDATE: Man, 43, charged with second-degree murder after incident in Bowser

Police say 1 person in custody, no ongoing risk to general public

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Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being struck by camper van in Qualicum Beach

Man sustained serious injuries; RCMP investigation continues

Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews worked for several hours on Tuesday (Aug. 25) to rescue an injured female hiker on the Nile Creek trail. (ASAR Instagram photo)

SAR crews pack injured hiker to safety through rugged terrain near Qualicum Beach

Arrowsmith SAR gets help from Comox Valley, Nanaimo and Alberni Valley personnel for 6-hour rescue

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews worked for several hours on Tuesday (Aug. 25) to rescue an injured female hiker on the Nile Creek trail. (ASAR Instagram photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members as they pack and prepare a woman for helicopter transport from the top of Mount Schofield on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Arrowsmith SAR crews rescue woman injured after ATV rolls over

On same day, ASAR helped find pair of lost hikers

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members as they pack and prepare a woman for helicopter transport from the top of Mount Schofield on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot taken from footage showing a cyclist colliding with two pedestrians along the 3000 block of the Island Highway in Qualicum Beach on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot taken from footage showing a cyclist colliding with two pedestrians along the 3000 block of the Island Highway in Qualicum Beach on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Quality Foods president Noel Hayward, left, and marketing manager Regan Beaulieu support AutismBC. (Submitted photo)

Quality Foods sponsors AutismBC’s annual fundraising raffle

Vancouver Island-based grocery chain helps raise funds for autism services

Quality Foods president Noel Hayward, left, and marketing manager Regan Beaulieu support AutismBC. (Submitted photo)
Chupacabra the Dachshund, left, ‘married’ Sammy the Yorkshire terrier on Monday, Aug. 2, at the Qualicum Landing beachfront. (Submitted photo)

Yorkshire terrier ‘marries’ dachshund at Qualicum Beach ceremony

Woman stages event at Qualicum Landing beachfront

Chupacabra the Dachshund, left, ‘married’ Sammy the Yorkshire terrier on Monday, Aug. 2, at the Qualicum Landing beachfront. (Submitted photo)
A comparison between sodium lights and LED lights, which the Town of Qualicum Beach has chosen for its streetlights to make it safe for motorists. (Submitted photo)

‘High-beam monster’ street lights still bothering some residents in Qualicum Beach

Council to hire illumination consultant to review LED-lighting complaints

A comparison between sodium lights and LED lights, which the Town of Qualicum Beach has chosen for its streetlights to make it safe for motorists. (Submitted photo)
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Ex-CFL coach and player Chuck McMann has died at age 70. (Submitted photo)

Former CFL player, Grey Cup champion Chuck McMann of Qualicum Beach dies at age 70

‘He was a wonderful father and grandfather, as well as a great friend and neighbour’

Ex-CFL coach and player Chuck McMann has died at age 70. (Submitted photo)
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