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Campaign aims to end stigma of dementia

NANAIMO – Alzheimer Society asks residents to show support for people affected by the disease.

Nanaimo woman ripped off through online dating scam

Nanaimo woman ripped off through online dating scam

NANAIMO - Elderly woman loses nearly $100,000 to man she connected with through online dating site.

Nanaimo woman ripped off through online dating scam
Nanaimo doctor offers workshop to help people quit smoking

Nanaimo doctor offers workshop to help people quit smoking

NANAIMO – Workshop part of City of Nanaimo, Island Health lunch-and-learn series.

Nanaimo doctor offers workshop to help people quit smoking
Firefighters deal with a the aftermath of a three-car collision near Woodgrove Centre Monday.

Three-vehicle crash causes traffic delays on Nanaimo highway

NANAIMO – Drivers unhurt after collision at Mary Ellen Drive and the Island Highway Monday.

Firefighters deal with a the aftermath of a three-car collision near Woodgrove Centre Monday.
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue volunteers helped retrieve a party of clam diggers stranded by a rising tide on Nanaimo River Estuary on the weekend.

Search and rescue volunteers pluck women stranded on Nanaimo Estuary

NANAIMO - Two women stranded on Nanaimo River Estuary treated for hypothermia.

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue volunteers helped retrieve a party of clam diggers stranded by a rising tide on Nanaimo River Estuary on the weekend.
Firefighters call skaters John Reinhard

City of Nanaimo issues warning on thin ice

NANAIMO - City warns temperatures too warm to produce safe ice.

Firefighters call skaters John Reinhard
Nanaimo man arrested after shots fired

Nanaimo man arrested after shots fired

NANAIMO - Police seize firearms and arrest one man for weapons offences after shots fired.

Nanaimo man arrested after shots fired
INTERACTIVE MAP: Top 100 highest assessed homes on Vancouver Island

INTERACTIVE MAP: Top 100 highest assessed homes on Vancouver Island

Exclusive islands, Saanich acreages and Oak Bay waterfront mansions are among the highest valued Island residences

INTERACTIVE MAP: Top 100 highest assessed homes on Vancouver Island
Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Sean Buchanan

Clippers return from break for homestand

The Nanaimo Clippers begin January with three straight home games, starting with a matchup tomorrow (Jan. 4) against the Victoria Grizzlies.

Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Sean Buchanan
Southern Alberta Institue of Technology Trojans player Stephanie Haynes

VIU wins twice at own tourney

Vancouver Island University’s women’s hoops team won two of three games at its Christmas tournament last week at the VIU gym.

Southern Alberta Institue of Technology Trojans player Stephanie Haynes
Nanaimo Buccaneers alumnus Dylan Moore

Buccaneers play against Buccaneers

The Nanaimo Buccaneers junior B hockey club held an alumni game Thursday at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

Nanaimo Buccaneers alumnus Dylan Moore
QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know your provincial news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016
Snuneymuxw elder Ellen White was named to the Order of Canada.

Snuneymuxw elder Ellen White named to Order of Canada

NANAIMO – Ellen White recognized for her efforts to preserve Hul'qumi'num language.

Snuneymuxw elder Ellen White was named to the Order of Canada.
Wood stove exchange program aims to increase air quality

Wood stove exchange program aims to increase air quality

NANAIMO – Province encouraging the replacement of old wood burning stoves with rebate offer.

Wood stove exchange program aims to increase air quality
Six-year-old Andrew Rivers Sagherian goes for a dip at Nanaimo Realty’s 58th annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim on Monday at Departure Bay Beach.

Day at the beach

NANAIMO – Annual polar bear swim attracts people from all over.

Six-year-old Andrew Rivers Sagherian goes for a dip at Nanaimo Realty’s 58th annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim on Monday at Departure Bay Beach.
Beefs & Bouquets are published Thursdays in the Nanaimo News Bulletin.

The year’s top 10 Beefs & Bouquets

The Nanaimo News Bulletin chooses the top 10 beefs or bouquets submitted by readers in 2016.

Beefs & Bouquets are published Thursdays in the Nanaimo News Bulletin.
Sports fans who visited www.nanaimo bulletin.com read about a serious lacrosse injury and other topics.

Most-clicked sports stories weren’t all good news

The News Bulletin takes a look at the most-clicked sports articles from our website in 2016

Sports fans who visited www.nanaimo bulletin.com read about a serious lacrosse injury and other topics.
Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Workshop helps participants with self-management for pain

NANAIMO – Two series of workshops offered in Nanaimo region in the new year.

Nanaimo RCMP cram a cruiser

NANAIMO – Police help raise money and food for Nanaimo families in December.