Chris Hamlyn

More input sought on airport land use

A decision on land-use jurisdiction at the Nanaimo Airport remains in a holding pattern as more public input is collected.

Mariners dominate at provincials

Vancouver Island University volleyball squad in fine form at PacWest tournament

Montana Mjaaland of the Wellington Wildcats takes on a pair of Brentwood College opponents during the senior girls AA Island championships Friday at Wellington Secondary School.

Wildcats scratch and claw way to provincial berth

The Wellington Wildcats senior AA girls’ basketball team is off to provincials following a solid performance at the Island championships.

Montana Mjaaland of the Wellington Wildcats takes on a pair of Brentwood College opponents during the senior girls AA Island championships Friday at Wellington Secondary School.

Nanaimo slams door on VIEX barn plans

Master plan of Nanaimo's Beban Park needed before any further development.

Money transfer chips away at Port Theatre deficit

Nanaimo's Port Theatre is getting financial help to help cover an operating deficit.

Council updated on controversial Nanaimo development

NANAIMO – Efforts to save a western portion of Linley Valley continue, though city council is not sure what role it can play.

COLUMN: Going ‘green’ can make you see red

NANAIMO – I guess there’s ‘green’ in terms of the environment and there’s ‘green’ in terms of saving cash.

Nanaimo explores additional water supply options

NANAIMO – The city continues to explore the need of an adequate supply of water for a growing population at the least amount of cost.

City receives value for contracting out services

The City of Nanaimo appears to be fiscally responsible when it comes to contracting out services.

Long-time members leave Gabriola Ferry Advisory Committee

The winds of change have set a new course for the Gabriola Island Ferry Advisory Committee.

Advisory committee welcomes ferry commissioner report

NANAIMO – Stakeholders in B.C. Ferries have a rocky path ahead of them in the face of a report from B.C. Ferry Commissioner Gord Macatee.

Cedar route mulled for Trans Canada Trail

NANAIMO – A group of trail enthusiasts is looking for support to link the Trans Canada Trail through Cedar.

Port Authority pulls plug on shore power concept

The Nanaimo Port Authority is taking a pass on a federal government initiative to install shore power at its cruise ship facility.

Nanaimo Airport passenger numbers reaching new heights

Nanaimo Airport is poised to welcome its one millionth customer since a $26.6 million expansion project began six years ago.

B.C. Ferries improves safety practices

NANAIMO – B.C. Ferries is on course to implementing all 41 recommendations of a 2007 operational safety audit.

Storm leaves Islanders isolated

A low-pressure weather system cancelled Vancouver Island ferry and float plane service to and from the Lower Mainland.

Joyce Hardcastle with her Nanaimo Bar recipe. Hardcastle makes an appearance on an episode of the Food Network’s Pitchin’ In show Feb. 6

Food Network sweet on Nanaimo Bar

Nanaimo’s tastiest dessert is getting its fair share on national television coverage these days.

Joyce Hardcastle with her Nanaimo Bar recipe. Hardcastle makes an appearance on an episode of the Food Network’s Pitchin’ In show Feb. 6

Thaw poses threat of flooding

Nanaimo’s public works crews survived the first blast of winter in 2012.

Duke Point ferry terminal closed until April

It will still be months before ferry service resumes between B.C. Ferries’s Duke Point and Tsawwassen terminals.

Council nixes idea of internal auditor

City council has decided an internal auditor to ensure taxpayers’ dollars are spent efficiently would cost too much money.