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Motocross race series announced

No nationals this year, but Wastelands track will host three races

Nanaimo RCMP seek owner of surveying equipment

Police are seeking the lawful owner of an orange Pelican case and a surveyor tool recovered in late February.

High school wrestlers finish strong

Dover Bay athletes place second at Island championships; coach honoured for service.

Kids’ cuts

NANAIMO – Former students helps arrange free haircuts for Fairview Elementary School.

Weaving ways

NANAIMO – Mid-Island Co-op provides $2,500 to Nanaimo Association for Community Living's weaving program.

Lodge support

NANAIMO – Downtown Rotary club provides $40,000 cheque to Nanaimo Travellers Lodge.

Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers volunteers recognized

NANAIMO – Volunteers and the media acknowledged for helping to make Nanaimo Crime Stoppers one of best in province.

Nanaimo Museum offers spring break activities for children and families

NANAIMO – A Night at the Museum and other activities are designed for kids ages five to 12 years.

Grocery chain retains best managed status

NANAIMO – Quality Foods recognized in national business awards.

Creamer chosen as Clippers’ MVP

The Nanaimo Clippers held their year-end banquet on Wednesday. Winning Most Valuable Player was forward Matt Creamer.

Nanaimo women raise more than $13,000 for charity

NANAIMO – Group meets four times per year to support registered charities in the mid-Island

Nanaimo Mounties arrive during alleged home invasion

NANAIMO – Three suspects were charged with breaking and entering, assault and uttering threats.

Nanaimo chamber of commerce seeks nominations for annual business awards

NANAIMO – Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce celebrates 17th annual Business Achievement Awards.

Junior B Bucs bounced after blowout loss

The Nanaimo Buccaneers junior B team was blown out 11-5 by the Campbell River Storm in Game 5 on Tuesday on the road.

Non-profit groups invited to help clean up Nanaimo

NANAIMO – The City of Nanaimo open Cleaner Community Partnership Program to new participants

NDSS ninth, Wellington 10th at provincials

Nanaimo District Secondary School’s senior AAA boys’ basketball team finished ninth at the B.C. championships last week in Langley.

Mariners volleyball takes third at nationals

The VIU Mariners earned bronze this past week at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships in Victoria.

Updated: Preliminary results show 80 per cent ‘no’ vote for Nanaimo events centre

NANAIMO – Preliminary results from City of Nanaimo show 80 per cent of voters rejected borrowing $80 million for project.

Raiders alum hosts flag football camp

Marshall Cook is hosting a flag football camp at Comox Field later this month for children ages 7-14.

Editorial: Go and vote in referendum

NANAIMO – What's most important now are the thoughts of the majority.