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Regional district board approves $573,000 to replace scale at landfill

Island West Coast Development awarded contract to replace scales and facility in Cedar

UPDATE: Police look for clues in Qualicum Beach bank robbery

Police seeking one male suspect from Saturday afternoon incident

Justin Trudeau visits Revelstoke to encourage donations to Red Cross

Prime minister urges others to help those affected by the B.C. wildfires

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


          Library lets children to lower their fines by reading

          Vancouver Island Regional Library’s Read Down Your Fines initiative goes until Aug. 22

          Totem pole statuette stolen from shop

          An art piece valued at more than $1,000 was stolen from Hill’s Native Art last Sunday in Nanaimo

          Esquimalt childcare centre investigated for ‘Fight Club’

          Island Health has launched an investigation into Ciara Early Childhood Centre after video showed children fighting while supervisors watch.

          Thousands of dollars worth of jewelry stolen in apartment break-in

          Brooches, rings and necklaces worth up to $15,000 taken from Nanaimo residence

          • Jul 29th, 2017

          Six ounces of cane; 70.5 lbs of Chinook salmon

          70th anniversary of second largest Tyee ever caught in Campbell River

          • Jul 29th, 2017

          Building project in Lantzville defeated in tie vote by council

          CruisePlus sought to redevelop Caillet Road property with residential, commercial components

          Infant unhurt in rollover car crash in Nanaimo

          SUV rolls over after two vehicles collide at Bowen Road and old Island Highway

          Tunnel, zipline to Newcastle Island considered by city and Snuneymuxw

          City put $250K toward Newcastle project, including subsidy for ferry, in-camera document shows

          Motorcyclist dies in crash at intersection along Nanaimo Parkway

          RCMP investigating death of motorcyclist on Nanaimo Parkway and Aulds Road

          Nanaimo willing to talk water with Lantzville

          Nanaimo willing to renegotiate water agreement

          City offered Snuneymuxw a piece of Port Drive land in attempt to secure support

          City of Nanaimo and SFN negotiations about Port Drive revealed in in-camera documents

          City breaks ground on covered lacrosse box in Harewood

          $2.4-million project will see current playing surface replaced and twinned

          Western Forest Products to shut down Somass Sawmill indefinitely

          The Port Alberni sawmill has been temporarily curtailed since February

          • Jul 27th, 2017

          Nanaimo firefighters and equipment headed to battle B.C.’s wildfires

          Four Nanaimo firefighters and two fire trucks deployed to wildfires in Okanagan

          Artwork coming to Colliery Dam Park spillway

          City of Nanaimo seeks art that celebrates Coast Salish connection to Colliery Dam Park

          Regional district will adorn office with First Nations artwork

          Expression of interest will call for Coast Salish First Nations art to be crafted or purchased