LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Too many stand idly by as violence denounced

When next October’s municipal election comes, we must remember those standing idly by

  • Sep 21st, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Implement term limits in local government

Not only should it be three-year terms, but only two terms in a lifetime (like the U.S. president)

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Removing bridge tolls is easy, ferry fix is tougher

The government has delayed the promised fare rollback for some of the Vancouver Island commuter runs

  • Sep 20th, 2017

LETTER: Government-regulated opiates a solution

In 1946, England recognized drug addiction as a medical/social problem rather than a legal one

  • Sep 19th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Petitions enlightening

It is creepy to constantly hear the bellyaching of a teeny weeny group in Nanaimo

  • Sep 19th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Speaker is the perfect choice

In black robes and three-cornered hat, the speaker, at first glance, looked like a pirate

  • Sep 18th, 2017
Laredo puts Icarus and Matthews through a table
  • 22 mins ago


Raiders handle Huskers at home
  • 6 hours ago


PHOTOS: AIDS Walk 2017 raises money for supports
  • 9 hours ago


Boys and Girls Club benefits from backyard renovation


    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: There are too many loud vehicles, period

    Effective noise enforcement is possible, if the will is there

    • Sep 14th, 2017

    LETTERS: Indigenous rights ignored for too many years now

    It’s the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    • Sep 13th, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Youths disturbing park at Long Lake

    80 or so ducks bobbing along were maliciously attacked by young people in a motorboat

    • Sep 11th, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Planes, helicopters noisier than motorcycles

    Air noise is way more loud and they should have mufflers

    • Sep 12th, 2017

    Nanaimo’s chief administrative officer should be welcomed back

    I want to give words of encouragement to city manger Tracy Samra

    • Sep 12th, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Climate action starts in B.C.

    B.C. now has a government whose main objective is to incorporate clean energy into a dying planet

    • Sep 8th, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gas prices outrageous

    We are paying the same for fuel at $48 per barrel as we were at $150 per barrel

    • Sep 7th, 2017

    LETTER: ICBC rate hike due to drivers bending rules of the road

    Letter writer says police need to enforce the driving rules the way they used to

    • Sep 6th, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Minority on council causing the problems

    A few minority members of council are costing taxpayers a lot of money, says letter writer

    • Sep 5th, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City should be RV-friendly

    Recently I have seen signs stating ‘no overnight parking’ at the malls and also other locations

    • Sep 3rd, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Loud engines need to be muffled

    Letter writer agrees with previously published letter regarding the high noise generated by some motorcycles. (Stock photo)

    • Sep 3rd, 2017

    LETTER: Oil refining in B.C. would improve stability of gas prices

    Letter writer notices increase at the pumps for gasoline while world oil prices remain unchanged

    • Sep 2nd, 2017

    Former faller says wildfire response mismanaged

    The initial firefighters should be loggers and first responders living in the same area as the fire

    • Sep 2nd, 2017

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City can build on pirate theme

    12-year-old letter writer pitches pirate ship idea for Port Drive property

    • Aug 31st, 2017