PQB News Staff

Howie Meeker, right, and wife Leah. (File photo)

Canadian hockey and broadcasting legend Howie Meeker dies at age 97

Longtime B.C. resident starred with Toronto Maple Leafs, HNIC

Howie Meeker, right, and wife Leah. (File photo)
A police vehicle blocks access to a dirt road near Whiskey Creek on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Three bodies were discovered in a gravel pit on Sunday, Nov. 1. (Mandy Moraes photo)

UPDATE: 3 bodies discovered in gravel pit in remote area of Vancouver Island

RCMP: ‘We do not believe there is any ongoing risk to the public’

A police vehicle blocks access to a dirt road near Whiskey Creek on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Three bodies were discovered in a gravel pit on Sunday, Nov. 1. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Police identified a 1991 Chevrolet Suburban as a vehicle of interest following the death of a woman Oct. 10 near Parksville. (Submitted/RCMP)

Man turns himself in to Kelowna RCMP after fatal hit-and-run in Parksville

Man turns himself in to RCMP in Kelowna after seeing news reports

Police identified a 1991 Chevrolet Suburban as a vehicle of interest following the death of a woman Oct. 10 near Parksville. (Submitted/RCMP)
Screen capture from the latest Berwick Qualicum Beach music video, ‘BQB On The Catwalk’, created in celebration of National Seniors Day on Oct. 1. (Submitted)

VIDEO: B.C. seniors strut their stuff in campy music video

National Seniors Day celebrated with takeoff on 1991 hit from Right Said Fred

Screen capture from the latest Berwick Qualicum Beach music video, ‘BQB On The Catwalk’, created in celebration of National Seniors Day on Oct. 1. (Submitted)
A large webset offset printing press running a long roll off paper over its rollers at high speed. (File photo)

Why a small B.C. neighbourhood dispute made headlines

Real communication can solve problems

A large webset offset printing press running a long roll off paper over its rollers at high speed. (File photo)
Vancouver Island RCMP officers will not face charges following 2017 shooting that left man dead

Vancouver Island RCMP officers will not face charges following 2017 shooting that left man dead

Independent Investigations Office of B.C announces decision

Vancouver Island RCMP officers will not face charges following 2017 shooting that left man dead
Skydiving landing area located near the Arbutus Meadows Events Centre in Nanoose Bay. (Google maps)

Victoria man dies after skydiving incident on Vancouver Island

34-year-old had made more than 1,000 jumps

Skydiving landing area located near the Arbutus Meadows Events Centre in Nanoose Bay. (Google maps)
Cops say suspect tried to drown police dog during chase

Cops say suspect tried to drown police dog during chase

RCMP on Vancouver Island chased a 29-year-old man through the woods for hours

Cops say suspect tried to drown police dog during chase
RCMP is investigating a body that was found near the side of Highway 19 heading northbound just before the Corcan Road overpass. As of Thursday morning (Oct. 12), RCMP had the right lane of the highway blocked off to traffic. — Lauren Collins photo

VIDEO: IIO investigating officer involved shooting on Vancouver Island

One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself.

RCMP is investigating a body that was found near the side of Highway 19 heading northbound just before the Corcan Road overpass. As of Thursday morning (Oct. 12), RCMP had the right lane of the highway blocked off to traffic. — Lauren Collins photo