Melissa Fryer

After 15 year in print and digital news media, Nanaimo News Bulletin managing editor Melissa Fryer is moving on to new challenges. (The News Bulletin)

Calling it a career after 15 years

I hadn’t planned to write a goodbye column

After 15 year in print and digital news media, Nanaimo News Bulletin managing editor Melissa Fryer is moving on to new challenges. (The News Bulletin)
Walk With Your Doc takes place in communities across B.C., including Nanaimo. (File photo)

Nanaimo doctors invite residents out for a walk

Annual Walk With Your Doc event promotes activity

Walk With Your Doc takes place in communities across B.C., including Nanaimo. (File photo)
Riding boundaries aren’t always logical

Riding boundaries aren’t always logical

The Electoral Boundaries Commission should find a way to unite areas in a more logical way

Riding boundaries aren’t always logical
Last day to vote in Best of the City

Last day to vote in Best of the City

New categories added to annual survey of Nanaimo

Last day to vote in Best of the City
Editor’s Weekly Highlights April 16

Editor’s Weekly Highlights April 16

Managing editor Melissa Fryer highlights stories from Nanaimo News Bulletin

Editor’s Weekly Highlights April 16
A consistent voice we’ve heard is the one calling for a Granville Island-like development on the south industrial waterfront. (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Waterfront vision might take time

Voices are calling for a Granville Island-like development on the waterfront

A consistent voice we’ve heard is the one calling for a Granville Island-like development on the south industrial waterfront. (NEWS BULLETIN file)
(News Bulletin)

Editor’s Weekly Highlights (April 2)

Managing editor Melissa Fryer highlights stories in this week’s News Bulletin

(News Bulletin)
Video: Weekly highlights from Nanaimo News Bulletin

Video: Weekly highlights from Nanaimo News Bulletin

Melissa Fryer, News Bulletin managing editor, highlights stories from the past week

Video: Weekly highlights from Nanaimo News Bulletin
VIDEO: Nanaimo News Bulletin launches new website

VIDEO: Nanaimo News Bulletin launches new website

News Bulletin managing editor Melissa Fryer takes readers on a tour of the paper’s new website

VIDEO: Nanaimo News Bulletin launches new website

It’s high time for footwear freedom

A private member’s bill was introduced last week in the B.C. legislature to to make it illegal for employers to mandate high heels.

Jordan Bateman

Taxpayers’ federation doubts costs of Nanaimo’s proposed events centre

NANAIMO – Jordan Bateman was keynote speaker at No Vote 2017's forum Thursday.

Jordan Bateman

Speakers help encourage women to be courageous

NANAIMO – International Women's Day event features women sharing their stories.

Stanley Cup-winning NHL defenceman Willie Mitchell signs autographs and poses for pictures with Ashley Barill

VIDEO: Nanaimo scores with Hometown Hockey event

NANAIMO – Thousands of people crowd into Maffeo Sutton Park for nationwide broadcast.

Stanley Cup-winning NHL defenceman Willie Mitchell signs autographs and poses for pictures with Ashley Barill
An acrobat performs in Cuisine and Confessions.

Secret ingredient: Les 7 Doigts performs in Nanaimo

NANAIMO – Circus troupe performs its fusion of dance and food with Cuisine and Confessions at the Port Theatre.

An acrobat performs in Cuisine and Confessions.
Column: Doom and gloom generated the most clicks

Column: Doom and gloom generated the most clicks

NANAIMO – Managing editor Melissa Fryer compiles the Top 10 online news stories in 2016.

Column: Doom and gloom generated the most clicks
The News Bulletin will publish on Friday

News Bulletin will publish one-time issue on Friday

NANAIMO – The News Bulletin's usual Thursday edition will hit Nanaimo doorstops on Friday, Dec. 23.

The News Bulletin will publish on Friday
Maurice Donn has retired from the News Bulletin.

News Bulletin publisher retires after decades in newspapers

NANAIMO – Maurice Donn was at the helm of the News Bulletin for 10 years.

Maurice Donn has retired from the News Bulletin.

Community support needed for successful citizens

NANAIMO – Mid-island gives campaign hears from Michelle Stilwell, Parksville-Qualicum MLA and Paralympic gold medallist.

Diane McGonigle

Coins for Kids fundraising drive kicks off

NANAIMO – Pleasant Valley Elementary School students raise money for annual coin drive.

Diane McGonigle

History holds many stories still unwritten

Since last year, we’ve published stories on Nanaimo’s history, featuring stories and objects that are familiar to some and new to others.