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Police seize weapons, cash and suspected opioids

Two search warrants in Nanaimo result in five arrests and evidence seized

City mails out property tax notices

Property tax notices should be starting to show up in mailboxes

Nanaimo school district students show skills in building bridges

Rutherford Elementary School Grade 7 students compete at Skills Canada competition

Photo gallery: Nanaimo Multicultural Festival 2017
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Nanaimo organizations open autism library


Nanaimo Fire Rescue executes rope rescue at Dover Bay Secondary


Ride Don't Hide 2017 takes place June 25 in Nanaimo


Byelection candidate opposes rainbow crosswalks

Al Thompson questions city’s decision to paint two more Pride crosswalks.

University students looking to excel at Skills Canada nationals

A pair of VIU students are hoping to shine at the Skills Canada National Competition in Winnipeg

Byelection race now up to 10 names

Sacia Burton, Kevin Storrie, Alexis Taylor Middleton and Noah Routley will vie for city councillor

Nanaimo woman fleeced on Facebook

Woman loses $15,000 to false proclamation of love

  • May 31st, 2017

Cycling safety key to healthy riding during Bike to Work Week

Cyclists can stay safe while riding to work by following a few tips

Most Greyhaven parrots have found homes

Majority of former Coombs World Parrot Refuge birds have been adopted

  • May 31st, 2017

Support is strong for Duke Point bus services

Regional district staff will provide a report to the RDN’s transit select committee.

  • May 31st, 2017

Firefighters retrieve man from tree after failed cat-rescue attempt

Nanaimo Fire Rescue uses aerial truck to assist man in Creekside Drive area

Volunteers sought to help with dry grad celebrations

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Dry Grad will be held June 23 at the Beban Park social centre

Community isn’t sold on safe-consumption site

City of Nanaimo holds public hearing on rezoning bylaw for permanent supervised drug consumption

SUV and motorcycle collide in Nanaimo

One man taken to hospital after SUV and motorcycle collide in Nanaimo

Assault in downtown Nanaimo sends man to hospital

One man hospitalized, suspect is in custody facing charges that include assault with a weapon

Vision pitched for a new north Nanaimo park

Landscape architect Fred Brooks proposed to city councillors a plan to buy garden centre land

Healthy living focus of new community program

Island Health, regional district and City of Nanaimo are partnering for Live 5-2-1-0 Nanaimo

Missing Mount Benson hiker makes his way out of the woods

Missing hiker finds his own way back to parking lot

Cyclists mount up for Bike to Work and School Week

Riders can enter prize draws and get snacks and refreshments at celebration stations