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Mount Polley spill may be left in place

!UBC mine engineering professor Dirk Van Zyl (left) is introduced by Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett as one of three independent experts to investigate the cause of the Mount Polley tailings dam failure. Their report is due by Jan. 31. - B.C. government photo
  • posted Aug 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Further tests will determine whether the metal-bearing sand will be removed or left where it is, Mines Minister Bill Bennett says

Fire sends one woman to hospital

  • updated Aug 20, 2014 at 1:25 PM

NANAIMO – A woman was able to escape from a single-storey house fire in the north end over the weekend.

Annual walk helps fundraise for Nanaimo animal welfare organization

  • updated Aug 20, 2014 at 9:36 AM

NANAIMO – B.C. SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk takes place Sept. 7 at Maffeo Sutton Park.

Life-jackets improve boater safety

  • updated Aug 20, 2014 at 9:35 AM

NANAIMO – Boat Smart aims to spread awareness of water hazards.

Umpires go without pay after tournament proceeds stolen

  • updated Aug 19, 2014 at 12:45 PM

NANAIMO - Thousands of dollars stolen from a local baseball tournament over the weekend.

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