Chris Bush

Nanaimo service station first in B.C. to be part of Petro-Canada’s ‘electric highway’

EV charge stations started operating last month at service station at Terminal and Princess Royal

Three-car crash in Nanaimo sends one driver to hospital

Morning northbound traffic slowed to one lane on Nicol Street

The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive launches 37th year collecting presents for kids

Toy drive makes sure children in Nanaimo’s less fortunate families have presents Christmas morning

Dozens of planes went down on Vancouver Island training for war

Exhibit at Vancouver Island Military Museum depicts dangers of flying B.C. coast during war years

Canada became home not only to war brides, but also to war grooms

Soldiers from other countries trained in Canada, fell for Canadian women and settled down post-war

Canada’s wartime air training school graduated more than 130,000 crew

Canada became ‘aerodrome of democracy’

Nanaimo’s Sikh community celebrates 550th birthday of religion’s first Guru

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab among the most sacred of Sikh religious festivals

Organizers bringing heavy artillery to Nanaimo’s inaugural Great Pumpkin Toss

Trebuchet and air cannon will fire pumpkins to their final resting places in charity fundraiser

Island Health has thousands and thousands of doses of flu vaccine

Medical health officer says the communicable disease accounts for hospitalizations and deaths

Conservation officers will slap fines on homeowners who leave out bear attractants

B.C. Conservation Officer Service hopes to prevent bears having to be relocated or put down

Teaching tool cart builds opportunities for hands-on learning at Nanaimo schools

Portable tool cart will be shared between Bayview Elementary and Qwam Qwum Elementary

Corn maze meant to get people mixed up

McNab’s Corn Maze in Yellow Point open through Halloween night

Family opens new downtown Nanaimo microbrewery

Cliffside Brewing Company opened Friday with six recipes on tap

Clean tech works for everything from breweries to batteries, say Island summit panelists

Transportation, brewery and First Nation representatives speak at VIEA economic summit in Nanaimo

Poppies bloom for Royal Canadian Legion campaign

Donations support charities and services that help veterans and the community

Monster Dash supports newly merged society in Nanaimo

Women’s resources, citizen advocacy groups become Society for Equity, Inclusion and Advocacy

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