Melissa Fryer

Flight popular with Nanaimo passengers

NANAIMO – Five weeks since WestJet began flying its smaller carrier, Encore, out of Nanaimo Airport

Garden venue attracts dozens of Island artists

NANAIMO – Art in the Garden takes place in Nanoose Saturday and Sunday (July 20-21).

COLUMN: Beliefs are always worth fighting for

NANAIMO – Ultimately what we need is for people to stand up for something.

Years at News Bulletin filled with good memories

NANAIMO - Co-workers at News Bulletin more like family

COLUMN: Choices matter, even if it’s a T-shirt

NANAIMO – In my idealistic youth, I remember railing against the use of sweatshop labour.

B.C. Liberal Party candidate Walter Anderson

Job creation dominates questions

NANAIMO – Nanaimo riding candidates debate policies and ideas.

B.C. Liberal Party candidate Walter Anderson

COLUMN: Apathy won’t cool my election fever

NANAIMO Technically there’s a few weeks to go before the election starts, but …

COLUMN: Logos a first step to city’s identity

NANAIMO – Logo a conversation starter for residents to ask: what are we about?

COLUMN: Internet anonymity tough on feelings

NANAIMO – Internet, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter make it easy to lash out at another human being wearing the mask of anonymity.

COLUMN: Internet stats offer reader insight

Top 10 stories from our website offers insight into Nanaimo readers.

COLUMN: Invest our art dollars in the people

NANAIMO – Picking any piece of art for public consumption is risky business.

COLUMN: Measurements of health misleading

Obesity in the developed world is a major problem, but not all people are created equal.

COLUMN: Food connection a rewarding task

Growing the odd vegetable or fruit on my balcony or in my backyard is something I’ve always done

COLUMN: New role like heading back to class

NANAIMO: Job leaves editor with butterflies of excitement.

Treasure hunters search collection

Nanaimo man featured on history television show.

The Gords – Gordon Lee Worden

Musicians have more in common than just a name

New trio The Gords met while touring with musician Ian Tyson

The Gords – Gordon Lee Worden
Actors with The Failed Magician's League perform Placid Ends at Mothballed Beginnings. The show is part of Nanaimo's Fringetastic theatre festival.

Review: Risks pay off for fringe artists

Nanaimo's annual fringe theatre festival continues Thursday to Sunday (Aug. 23-26).

Actors with The Failed Magician's League perform Placid Ends at Mothballed Beginnings. The show is part of Nanaimo's Fringetastic theatre festival.

Popular fringe performer returns to Nanaimo

Cameryn Moore performs her follow-up show to last year's sold-out fundraiser

Abby Roberge is one of four comedians taking the stage at the Queen's Satuday (Aug. 18).

Former Nanaimo man returns with comedy team

Abby Roberge performs for Nanaimo fans during show at the Queen's

Abby Roberge is one of four comedians taking the stage at the Queen's Satuday (Aug. 18).
Modern Café customers were surprised to learn of the popular downtown eatery's closure Thursday.

Iconic Nanaimo restaurant closes

Downtown Nanaimo's Modern Cafe was major draw to the area

Modern Café customers were surprised to learn of the popular downtown eatery's closure Thursday.