Mitch Wright

COLUMN: Another Olympic spectacle kicks off

WRIGHT TURN: It used to be every four years. Now it’s every two years.

COLUMN: Economy hardly flat in the flatlands

Seems just about everyone has a cabin at the lake, late model trucks, trailers, quads, sleds and countless other material toys.

The paddle-through cave at Jesse Island is a must-see side trip from Newcastle Island.

Ask an expert – paddling

Newcastle Island is consistently recognized as THE place to paddle in the Nanaimo area. Why?

The paddle-through cave at Jesse Island is a must-see side trip from Newcastle Island.

COLUMN: Cycling popularity surge anticipated

Cycling should see a strong surge in popularity following Ryder Hesjedal’s historic win at one of the sport’s most important races.

COLUMN: Mother’s Day ritual yields harvest

WRIGHT TURN: Editor gets down to gardening on Mother's Day

HUNGER AWARENESS: Challenge participants experience city’s hunger

NANAIMO – Four volunteers step out of their normal food routines for two weeks and accept the limitations faced by food bank clients.

HUNGER AWARENESS: Hunger Challenge 2012

HUNGER AWARENESS: Hunger Challenge 2012

Nanaimo News Bulletin partners with food bank to raise awareness og hunger in the city.

HUNGER AWARENESS: Hunger Challenge 2012

COLUMN: Volunteers offer vital contributions

Today marks the end of 2012 National Volunteer Week (April 15-21).

COLUMN: Freefalling, fumbling for parachute

WRIGHT TURN: Lies, damn lies and statistics. And polls.

COLUMN: Politicians must work for attention

NDP leadership candidates might look in the mirror for reasons the media hasn’t been too interested.

COLUMN: Water supply solution slipping away

NANAIMO – That rattling you might have heard Monday afternoon was the loose marbles inside my shaking brain bucket

Tell us your favourite things to see and do in Nanaimo

The crew at the News Bulletin is already hard at work compiling our annual list of 101 Things to See and Do in Nanaimo.

COLUMN: Backward process gets us nowhere

We’ve got it all upside down and backward. From drinking water to city budgeting, we’re just not following a common sense approach.

COLUMN: Gas wars competition, not collusion

Gas always gets people talking. Gas prices, anyway, flatulence is slightly more taboo subject in most social circles.

COLUMN: Comments open online conversation

Newspaper takes the art of conversation to the next level.

COLUMN: Risks a necessary part of childhood

Prepare for some head scratching, because you just can’t make this stuff up.

COLUMN: Worrying about time wasted energy

I try not to spend too much energy worrying about time.

COLUMN: Election onslaught set to get going

The nomination period for civic politicians – regional district, Nanaimo, Lantzville, Islands Trusts and school board – opened last week and closes Friday (Oct. 14).

Nanaimo land trust facing another financial crisis

Organization launching Project NALT, Part II