Chris Bush

Nanaimo firefighters train to save themselves

Fire Ground Survival Program teaches firefighters to stay alive when structure fires turn perilous

VIU students in Nanaimo have been busy creating haven for bees

Peace garden and program to protect pollinators providing new educational opportunities

Nanaimo Fire Rescue reviewing potential sites for future fire stations

City’s growing population, infrastructure, traffic congestion prompting study

Nanaimo software designer creates hunting-themed card game

Duck Buck Moose involves skill, cunning and luck of the draw

Nanaimo RCMP investigating suspicious fire set in sewer line

Incident on Haliburton Street causes indefinite delay in completing upgrade project

City council mulls emergency medical responder training for firefighters

Council directs staff to prepare report on firefighter medical training upgrades

Gofundme created for Nanaimo house fire victims

Community giving thousands of dollars to help get family back on its feet after fire on Ney Drive

Fire Prevention Week’s focus is on smoke alarms and fire escape plans

Nanaimo’s firefighters bringing fire safety brochures, batteries and smoke alarms to mobile homes

Residents, business owners vent frustrations over Nanaimo crime and drug activity

MLA says Nanaimo’s implementation of supportive housing ‘not a good model’

City investigating source of substance spilled into Nanaimo Harbour

Silty grey spill spread concern when it flowed through downtown boat basin marina Monday

Thieves steal from Nanaimo SPCA

Nanaimo SPCA loses tools, pet carriers , pet food, Halloween decorations in early morning break-in

Fishermen land piranhas in Nanaimo’s Westwood Lake

Conservation officer service confirms two red-bellied piranhas caught in Westwood Lake this year

Nanaimo RCMP draw weapons and arrest man with airsoft guns

Suspect allegedly pointed weapon during disturbance before fleeing scene

Fire started by candle damages bedroom at a home on Nicol Street in Nanaimo

Fire investigator warns anything with an open flame should never be left unattended

Public meeting will explore ideas to battle addiction and crime in Nanaimo

Organizers call for treatment centres, accountability for crimes, citizens’ task force

Thieves steal keys, drive away with three vehicles from rental car lot in Nanaimo

Incident happened Monday at Enterprise Rent-A-Car on Shenton Road

Nanaimo RCMP are out to curb catalytic converter thefts

Police report dozens of thefts of vehicle smog control devices since January

Orientation day rocks VIU’s Nanaimo campus

Annual orientation day events and party welcomes new students to Vancouver Island University

Nanaimo hospice outreach vehicle hits the road

Community outreach vehicle aims to bring counselling services to children who’ve lost loved ones

UPDATE: Crews in Nanaimo manage to get toppled crane truck right-side up

Crane company uses auxiliary hydraulic unit to solve problem that was holding up recovery operation