Chris Hamlyn

COASTAL LIVING: Not a drop to waste

NANAIMO – Water restrictions making a difference in supply.

Van Isle 360 fleet returns

NANAIMO – More to the Black Press Van Isle 360 yacht race than crews jumping aboard their vessels and sailing around Vancouver Island.

COLUMN: Twenty years and time to move on

NANAIMO – Leaving post means walk down memory lane.

City staff highlight risk from dam breach

NANAIMO – Emotion is butting heads with corporate responsibility over Colliery Dam Park.

Black Press Van Isle 360 sets sails out of Nanaimo

NANAIMO – Yacht race includes nine stops in Island communities before returning to Harbour City.

Popular park sees upgrade

NANAIMO – City improves stairs at Blueback Road beach access.

COLUMN: First litterer messed it up for us all

NANAIMO – Littering had to start sometime and somewhere. Was it right at the beginning?

Fertilizer program increases growth of forest

NANAIMO – Application of biosolids to VIU woodlot has produced 'amazing' results.

Longevity with newspaper boils down to sense of loyalty

NANAIMO - New publication took a chance on new writer

COLUMN: Camping solves work-week stresses

NANAIMO – There’s something to be said about camping.

COLUMN: Election campaign stuck in tot lot

NANAIMO – Election issues take backseat to childish tactics.

Voting stations stand ready for electorate

NANAIMO – B.C’s 40th general election campaign enters the final week.

Campaign aims to get voters out

NANAIMO – Elections B.C. provides information on how and when to vote in the May 14 election.

COLUMN: No multiplex on my dime, thank you

NANAIMO – Any multiplex in Nanaimo must be paid entirely with private money.

New clubhouse a point of pride

NANAIMO – Building opens in July to better serve community.

Service club celebrates 60 years

NANAIMO – In 60 years, Altrusa International of Nanaimo has shaped the Harbour City in a variety of ways.

Environment review, economy cited for marina deal failure

NANAIMO – Port Authority readies boat basin for busy summer season, will look at options this fall.

Marina group backs out of boat basin agreement

NANAIMO – Memorandum of agreement signed between the Nanaimo Port Authority and Pacific Northwest in May 2012 expired April 1.

Linley Valley application before city staff

NANAIMO – Bylaw authorizes city general manager to approve development application.

COLUMN: Flying friendly skies means a detour

NANAIMO – Costs of flying in Canada send travellers flocking to the U.S.