Nanaimo News Staff

Emergency crews on scene of a two-car crash at the intersection of Cranberry Avenue and the Trans-Canada Highway on Sunday, June 13. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Crash blocks Cranberry intersection in Nanaimo, no one injured

Incident blocks both southbound lanes of Trans-Canada Highway

Emergency crews on scene of a two-car crash at the intersection of Cranberry Avenue and the Trans-Canada Highway on Sunday, June 13. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Tenth Street near Southside Drive on Sunday, June 13. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Driver OK after crashing vehicle off the side of Nanaimo’s Tenth Street

Crews say wet roads a factor a crash Sunday, June 13

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Tenth Street near Southside Drive on Sunday, June 13. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP had been asking for help locating a 43-year-old man whose family was ‘extremely worried.’ (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP report man who had made ‘troubling’ comments has been found

43-year-old is receiving treatment he requires, say police

Nanaimo RCMP had been asking for help locating a 43-year-old man whose family was ‘extremely worried.’ (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to subscribe to the Chonolog environment photo-monitoring system, which allow residents to contribute photos of habitat restoration projects that are converted to time lapse sequences showing environmental changes. (Chris Bush/ News Bulletin)

Nanaimo residents invited to be citizen scientists by sharing habitat restoration photos

Nanaimo first city in Canada to sign up for Chronolog environment photo monitoring service

Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to subscribe to the Chonolog environment photo-monitoring system, which allow residents to contribute photos of habitat restoration projects that are converted to time lapse sequences showing environmental changes. (Chris Bush/ News Bulletin)
Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking input from the public for its transit redevelopment strategy. (News Bulletin file)

Public input sought as RDN works on transit redevelopment strategy

RDN wants to know where people want bus stops, shelters and pedestrian and cycling connections

Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking input from the public for its transit redevelopment strategy. (News Bulletin file)
Stuffed toys, many with donations pinned to them, are piled in the Lions Pavilion at Maffeo Sutton Park at a vigil May 31 honouring the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were discovered outside a residential school in Kamloops. (News Bulletin file photo)

Thousands donated to child and family service agency following Nanaimo vigil

Toys and money donated to Kw’umut Lelum child and family services

Stuffed toys, many with donations pinned to them, are piled in the Lions Pavilion at Maffeo Sutton Park at a vigil May 31 honouring the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were discovered outside a residential school in Kamloops. (News Bulletin file photo)
A section of proposed Harbourfront Walkway between White Eagle Terrace and Battersea Road. (City of Nanaimo image)

Nanaimo’s proposed walkway extension project estimated at $25-30 million

City asking for feedback on concepts to connect Departure Bay Beach and ferry terminal

A section of proposed Harbourfront Walkway between White Eagle Terrace and Battersea Road. (City of Nanaimo image)
Samples from Westwood Lake will be taken by the City of Nanaimo for testing for fecal coliform levels. (News Bulletin file)

City of Nanaimo to test water quality of swim spots with summer approaching

Long, Brannen and Westwood lakes to be tested for fecal coliform, city says

Samples from Westwood Lake will be taken by the City of Nanaimo for testing for fecal coliform levels. (News Bulletin file)
The Regional District of Nanaimo says Douglas Holmes will take over for current chief administrative officer Phyllis Carlyle come August. (News Bulletin file)

Regional District of Nanaimo hires Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District’s CAO to fill that role in RDN

Douglas Holmes taking over for Phyllis Carlyle in August as RDN’s top administrator

The Regional District of Nanaimo says Douglas Holmes will take over for current chief administrative officer Phyllis Carlyle come August. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre has embarked on a fundraising campaign, seeking to raise $1 million for establishment of an independent urban Indigenous school. Pictured here, Tsawalk Learning Centre students at an Orange Shirt Day event in September. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre has embarked on a fundraising campaign, seeking to raise $1 million for establishment of an independent urban Indigenous school. Pictured here, Tsawalk Learning Centre students at an Orange Shirt Day event in September. (Submitted photo)
Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help find Sarah Duguay so investigators can check on her well-being. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP find woman who called police for help

Sarah Duguay, 40, not reported missing, but police want to check on her well-being

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help find Sarah Duguay so investigators can check on her well-being. (Photo submitted)
An artist’s rendering of B.C. Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Nanaimo-Gabriola route in early 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)

Most ferry users on Nanaimo-Gabriola route satisfied with proposed sailing schedules

B.C. Ferries has been holding engagement in advance of Island-class vessels entering service

An artist’s rendering of B.C. Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Nanaimo-Gabriola route in early 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)
New COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island by local health area for the week of May 30-June 5. (B.C. Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 cases drop again almost everywhere on Vancouver Island

Nanaimo had four new cases last week, down from 22 the week before

New COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island by local health area for the week of May 30-June 5. (B.C. Centre for Disease Control image)
Dover Bay Secondary School. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo high school adds four classrooms, subtracts four portables with $2.6M expansion

Classrooms, fitness area, gender-neutral washroom coming to Dover Bay Secondary in 2022

Dover Bay Secondary School. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
A Nanaimo RCMP vehicle. (News Bulletin file)

Foul play ruled out after body found near Nanaimo Ice Centre

Reports of assault led to Nanaimo RCMP Serious Crime Unit investigating

A Nanaimo RCMP vehicle. (News Bulletin file)
A woman sustained serious injuries and one man arrested for impaired driving following hit and run collision in Nanaimo Monday night. (Black Press file photo)

Driver arrested for impaired driving after hit-and-run on Nanaimo Parkway

Woman sent to hospital with serious injuries and her Toyota Corolla was destroyed in collision

A woman sustained serious injuries and one man arrested for impaired driving following hit and run collision in Nanaimo Monday night. (Black Press file photo)
Firefighter Lance Manley helps overhaul the aftermath of a suspicious fire that destroyed a house on Gabriola Island May 30. A GoFundMe fundraiser has been started for the woman who owned and lived in the home for more than 60 years. (Photo: Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department)

GoFundMe started for Gabriola Island fire victim

Money being raised for Gabriola woman whose home was destroyed by suspicious fire

Firefighter Lance Manley helps overhaul the aftermath of a suspicious fire that destroyed a house on Gabriola Island May 30. A GoFundMe fundraiser has been started for the woman who owned and lived in the home for more than 60 years. (Photo: Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department)
Police hope the public can help locate Jolene Scott who has not contacted her family since April. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP turn to public for help finding missing woman

Nanaimo RCMP say missing 31-year-old has been located

Police hope the public can help locate Jolene Scott who has not contacted her family since April. (Photo submitted)
Christine Meutzner, Nanaimo Community Archives manager. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Community Archives manager receives award of recognition

Christine Meutzner receives award of recognition from B.C. Historical Federation

Christine Meutzner, Nanaimo Community Archives manager. (News Bulletin file photo)
News Bulletin file photo

Missing woman’s body found in downtown Nanaimo

RCMP have notified family members about death of Amy Watts, who was 27

News Bulletin file photo