Local News

Salish Sea Marine Trail will hold grand opening at the end of this summer

Event planned for Sept. 16 and 17 at Newcastle Island near Nanaimo

VIDEO: Grass fires appear deliberately set

Police in Nanaimo probing suspicious grass fires set in Harewood.

City hands homeowner $92K bill after cleanup of contaminated dirt

City of Nanaimo removed dirt from private property after resident missed deadline to remove it

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Woman alleges 93-year-old father had money stolen by care worker

     

    New residential care facility now open

       

      Nanaimo immigrant youth group focuses on fun

         

        Japanese students say goodbye to Nanaimo

           

          NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

          Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

          Searchers assist as young woman located in north Nanaimo

          Nanaimo Search and Rescue worked with RCMP to find a 20-year-old woman near Hammond Bay Road

          UPDATE: Firefighters have fire near Nanaimo Lakes under control

          Crews cooling down hotspots of one-hectare fire in the forest southwest of the city

          UPDATE: Firefighters working to contain fire near Nanaimo Lakes

          15 firefighters, helicopter trying to put out one-hectare fire southwest of city

          UPDATE: Firefighters called to second bush fire south of Nanaimo

          B.C. Wildfire Service advises of bush fire on Blackjack Forest Service Road

          Ocean discovery centre floats campaign to garner support

          Nanaimo Deep Discovery Association collecting signatures of those in favour of project

          Island property once owned by Nanaimo cult leader sold

          The De Courcy Island Farm, once owned by cult leader Brother XII, sold for approximately $2 million

          Escaped inmate caught in Port Alberni

          David Enease Blackmore had broken free from custody while attending his mother’s funeral.

          RDN finalizing financing for next phase of $80-million pollution control centre

          Upgrades will allow for wastewater to proceed to secondary treatment

          Mystery time capsule’s contents revealed

          Classmates from Alberni Class of ‘92 open box found at museum

          Investigators looking into arrest in Nanaimo after suspect sustains serious injuries

          Police arrest suspect who had been allegedly making threats and touching female passengers on a bus

          • Aug 4th, 2017

          Armyworm infestation monitored with traps in Valley

          Pheromone traps are used to monitor, not control, insects

          VICC operator to get performance bonus if it reduces city subsidy

          New general manager Chuck Loewen leads Nanaimo conference centre

          RDN water service areas to enter Stage 3 watering restrictions

          Regional District of Nanaimo says restrictions take effect Saturday (Aug. 5).

          Prisoner escapes from mother’s funeral in Port Alberni

          Blackmore was in custody for drug offences and possession of stolen property

          • Aug 2nd, 2017