Chris Hamlyn

COLUMN: Life’s steps mean greener pastures

Although my son, Jordan, has lived on his own for a number of years, he’s always lived on his own in Nanaimo.

ICBC maps motorcycle crashes

NANAIMO – With more motorcyclists on the road, ICBC is urging all drivers to take extra caution, particularly at intersections.

Facing empty shelves in the Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank’s warehouse on Farquhar Street

Food bank shelves empty in Nanaimo

Peter Sinclair, Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank executive director, looks around and sees empty shelves.

Facing empty shelves in the Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank’s warehouse on Farquhar Street

Nanaimo arena renovation nears completion

NANAIMO – A $1.9 million upgrade of Cliff McNabb Arena is in its final stages.

Sivert Mjoen

Logging industry loses pioneer

NANAIMO – Life of logging pioneer celebrated by family and friends.

Sivert Mjoen
Darren Moss

‘Terminal Trench’ project gets green light

Downtown Nanaimo redevelopment project receives provincial funding.

Darren Moss

Nanaimo train station back on track

From the ashes of disaster rose a key component in the return of passenger rail service on Vancouver Island.

Emergency preparedness takes a hit

Federal government cancels its Joint Emergency Preparedness Program.

Jan McDonald completed her first triathlon last month at the age of 63 and believes exercise is the key to not growing old phsyically.

Exercise a fountain of youth

Jan McDonald does not ever want to be a grandmother confined to a rocking chair watching her grandchildren play.

Jan McDonald completed her first triathlon last month at the age of 63 and believes exercise is the key to not growing old phsyically.

Island businesses pitch trade ideas

Vancouver Island’s business and industry leaders pitched their ideas and concerns involving trade with Asia to the federal government.

Band wants crowd grooving the tunes

Toronto group has three Nanaimo shows in one day.

City faces legal action against over train-car collision

NANAIMO – City one of several defendants named in lawsuits surrounding a 2009 crash between a train and car.

Barry Thompson

Room to grow with recycling kitchen waste

When helping the environment through recycling, it usually comes down to good habits by individuals willing to do their part.

Barry Thompson

Ask an expert – trails

Nanaimo’s trail system is great, but what does the city have planned for expansion?

Heading near the water will give you some of the city's most spectacular views.

Ask an expert – views

Where can people go for the best views of Nanaimo?

Heading near the water will give you some of the city's most spectacular views.
Chloe Swabey fills a customer’s order at Nesvog’s Meats.

Nesvog’s wins with service

Nesvog's Meats and Sausage Company chosen best deli in Nanaimo in the Best of the City 2012 survey.

Chloe Swabey fills a customer’s order at Nesvog’s Meats.

Site chosen for new Lantzville cenotaph

Lantzville has a new site for its war memorial cenotaph. Now comes the hard part – paying for it.

Relay participants fight back against cancer

NANAIMO – Close to 400 people helped raise more than $100,000 at Nanaimo's Relay for Life.

Susan Allen began work this week as the new CEO of the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce.

New CEO takes over at Nanaimo chamber

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce has a new leader to guide its future.

Susan Allen began work this week as the new CEO of the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce.

RDN rolls buses in emergency

NANAIMO – Bomb threat aboard a B.C. Ferries vessel provided the Regional District of Nanaimo a real-life scenario in emergency preparedness.