Order dissolves over lack of membership

!Kay Heuer, of the Nanaimo Elks, left, and Dorothy Dool, of the Order of the Royal Purple, have few occasions left to don their club regalia. The women represent two of several fraternal orders in Nanaimo that have either folded or are winding down due to an inability to attract new members. - CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
  • updated Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 PM

NANAIMO – Order of the Royal Purple has closed after more than 60 years in Nanaimo. Other fraternal groups also face challenges.

'Level playing field' for B.C. liquor stores

  • posted Nov 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM

BCGEU welcomes possible Sunday openings, more fridges in government stores to compete with private retailers

Re-development plans proposed for former Nanaimo city hall annex

  • updated Nov 19, 2014 at 3:33 PM

NANAIMO – Tectonica has applied for a development permit for a five-storey residential and commercial complex for the old city hall annex.

Judge hands down second-degree murder conviction

  • updated Nov 19, 2014 at 3:29 PM

NANAIMO – A B.C. Supreme Court judge has found Robert James Iverson guilty of second-degree murder for the death of Cheryl Lynn Sim.

Clippers prep for home-and-home games vs. Victoria Grizzlies

  • updated Nov 19, 2014 at 10:40 AM

The B.C. Hockey League, Island Division-leading Nanaimo Clippers will look to stay on top with a stretch of three games in four nights.

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