Chris Bush

Thieves taking advantage of empty streets, say Nanaimo RCMP

Police offer crime prevention reminders during COVID-19 pandemic

Nanaimo merchants struggle to find a new ‘business as usual’ during COVID-19 pandemic

Some businesses trying to make do with delivery, takeout or online sales

Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal

Zaandam, Rotterdam pass through canal under cover of darkness in face of local protests

Nanaimo sheep farmer voices fears over flung dog feces

Deborah Wytinck worries parasites in dog feces tossed into pasture could infect her sheep

Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present

Four ‘older guests’ have died on Holland America’s Zaandam, cruise line confirms two COVID-19 cases

Nanaimo business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic

Jeff Benvin wants to see people social distance in creative ways

Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns

Mill’s president says extra cleaning in place and workers are social distancing

Sisters surprised to find themselves reunited at Nanaimo seniors care home after years apart

Eden Gardens staff member noticed new care home resident’s resemblance to another resident

Nanaimo doctor concerned about COVID-19 ‘overpowering’ health-care system

Dr. David Forrest releases video imploring people to take measures to prevent spreading coronavirus

VIU professor suggests rational thinking in scary times

Laura Shanner shares insights after her coronavirus lecture was cancelled due to coronavirus

Passengers from Nanaimo now on ‘mystery cruise’ after Chile calls a state of catastrophe

Holland America Lines vessel wasn’t allowed to return to port today in Punta Arenas

One seriously injured, one taken into custody after stabbing in Cedar

Incident happened Tuesday morning on Clifford Road near the Nanaimo River

Ontario chocolatier tries for world record with 500-pound Nanaimo bar

Fudge maker from Levack, Ont., and her children await word if Guinness will make record official

Nanaimo women have a chance of advancing in Inked Cover Girl contest

Dianna Gibson, Tay Kambeitz need votes this week to make it to next round

Name of historical land surveyor proposed for Nanaimo’s East Wellington Park

Pearse’s Plain name proposed to commemorate man who surveyed area in 185os

Nanaimo woman to compete in off-road rally race across the Moroccan desert

True North Rally Cats will be first B.C. team to compete in Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc

Wounded Warriors, paramedics’ union sign partnership in Nanaimo

Paramedic from Nanaimo shares his reasons for participating in Wounded Warrior Run on the Island

Wee Tipple Party whiskies and fine foods nourish Nanaimo’s performing arts

Crimson Coast Dance fundraiser happens Friday, March 6, at the Grand Hotel

VIU and Nanaimo high schools host Skills Canada competitions

Central Island and Sunshine Coast high school student compete for spots on provincials and nationals