Niomi Pearson

Regional district reaches third-party agreement for biosolids management

NANAIMO - The Regional District of Nanaimo has created a four year, three-party document for the management of its biosolids.

Habitat for Humanity delivers Christmas gift

NANAIMO - Two families receive keys to their Habitat For Humanity homes Friday.

Cantelon decides against running for third term in provincial election

NANAIMO – Parksville-Qualicum Liberal MLA will not run in the 2013 provincial election.

Lantzville studies transportation for growth, safety

NANAIMO – A transportation review commissioned by the District of Lantzville yields a solid road network plan and traffic calming policy.

Plant powered up by wastewater

NANAIMO - Regional District of Nanaimo produces heat and electricity through its wastewater treatment process.

Building team first priority for new RDN chief

NANAIMO – RDN's former general manager of strategic and community development talks about his new role as chief administrative officer

Regional district lays charges in illegal dumping cases

NANAIMO - RDN lays illegal dumping charges against two residents who failed to appear in court.

Charities hope for Christmas miracle

NANAIMO – Low donation numbers have local charities concerned but hopeful with two weeks to Christmas.

Health services workers strike

NANAIMO - Health care professionals at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital will be on strike Dec. 6 and 7.

Canada plays central role securing gains made in Afghanistan rebuild

NANAIMO – There are plenty of opportunities for residents to support or take interest in Canada’s efforts overseas.

Regional district considers web streaming meetings

NANAIMO – Regional district considers implementation of web streaming in addition to audio and visual upgrades in boardroom.

Living with juvenile diabetes a constant learning curve

NANAIMO – Local Type 1 diabetes patient Marti Demo is an ambassador for the disorder.

Regional transit expansion rolls out March 2013

NANAIMO – Transit service expected to improve after regional directors approve more than 8,000 additional service hours.

Regional board puts funding on track

NANAIMO – Regional District of Nanaimo approvs $945,000 to help restore passenger rail on Vancouver Island.

Forever home

NANAIMO: Families share experiences during Adoption Awareness Month in B.C.

Paper bags ready for holiday food bank donations

Nanaimo residents can help fill hunger by filling the brown paper Quality Foods bag in this week's edition of the Bulletin

Historical ship’s wheel finds new life at Departure Bay beach

The Departure Bay Neighbourhood Association, in partnership with the City of Nanaimo, unveiled new art at Departure Bay beach

Nanaimo man receives provincial commendation

Nanaimo's Jack Patten has been an aide-de-camp for more than 23 years, and was awarded the lieutenant-governor's commendation

Green bin program helps reduce Nanaimo household waste by half

Survey shows that since the green bin program was extended to all Nanaimo residents, nearly 50 per cent is being diverted from the landfill

Small army needed for fundraising effort

NANAIMO: Salvation Army seeks to man 100 shifts a day during Christmas Kettle campaign.