Forest fire help tops communities' wish list

!One of nine helicopters working to contain the Cheslaslie River fire west of Quesnel, which was discovered July 8. Covering more than 133,000 hectares, the fire was 75 per cent contained this week, with 86 firefighters and 13 pieces of heavy equipment working on it. - B.C. Wildfire Management Branch
  • posted Sep 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM

B.C. government fund for community forest fire prevention is all spent, and fires still threaten some parts of province

Business

Soaring municipal pay criticized in provincial review

  • posted Sep 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Divided cities need unified defence against unions, report advises government

Sports

VIU Mariners keep their footing

  • posted Sep 14, 2014 at 9:00 PM

The men defeated Douglas 3-1 on Saturday, then tied Kwantlen 0-0 the next day. VIU’s women fell 2-1 to Douglas, then blanked Kwantlen 4-0.

Sports

Sun sweep past Raiders

  • updated Sep 14, 2014 at 9:12 PM

Nanaimo's V.I. Raiders were defeated 19-7 by Kelowna's Okanagan Sun on Saturday afternoon at Caledonia Park.

News

Nanaimo police investigate report of half-naked man at Westwood Lake

  • updated Sep 15, 2014 at 8:38 AM

NANAIMO – Female jogger reported a man with his genitalia exposed at the top of the hill near the bluffs.

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