Toby Gorman

Clips prepare to bounce back

NANAIMO – Team travels this weekend to take on Prince George, Merritt

Archeologists ask for park inventory

NANAIMO – Society says protected historic cemetery lies close to work site, requests inventory of Colliery Dam Park.

Clippers drop two at home on weekend

NANAIMO – Injuries, weak goaltending contributing factors in losses against Merritt, Trail.

Elected official admits to public urination

NANAIMO – Coun. Bill McKay tells CBC radio he urinated on a building in city's downtown.

COLUMN: Recycling unlikely to save the world

NANAIMO – I’ve become convinced that recycling is not going to save the world.

City addresses infrastructure underfunding

Situation not critical, but massive expenditures will be required in the future.

Public washroom to be installed at Diana Krall Plaza

Council holds its nose and approves $100,000 facility.

New polymer bills beginning to appear in consumers’ wallets

Despite durability of new notes, Bank of Canada is asking Canadians to take care of their money.

Assessments show stable home values

NANAIMO – Stability continues to settle over local property assessments in the Nanaimo area compared to the mid-2000s.

Estimates sought to rebuild dams

NANAIMO – The city to determine cost estimates for rehabilitating or rebuilding two Colliery Dam Park dams

Liability issues a challenge to land purchase

NANAIMO – Trestle liability and repairs, environmental assessment just two of several hurdles facing future transportation hub.

Council meetings to remain at Shaw Auditorium

NANAIMO – Meetings will continue to be recorded and available on Internet.

Second attempt to push core review through fails

NANAIMO – Vote fails 5-4, majority of council says citizens are content with services received for taxes.

Council agrees to explore dam options

NANAIMO – Community group provides alternatives, council agrees to spend $60,000 and six months to consider dam rehabilitation, repair.

COLUMN: Province forsakes our natural world

NANAIMO – Government set to allow the deaths of a third of the province’s wolf population.

City sells old annex for $1

NANAIMO – Tectonica Management to revitalize, seismically upgrade 70-year-old building.

Snowy owl makes rare Nanaimo appearance

NANAIMO – Bird could have trouble finding adequate food source in local environment.

Lingering NHL lockout hurting pubs, sporting goods retailers

NANAIMO – Hockey fans growing disillusioned, games cancelled through Dec. 30.

Winter wallops Harbour City

NANAIMO – Unexpected snowfall blankets city, drivers adjusted well for the most part.

Motion aims to start core review

NANAIMO – Riparian setbacks, public engagement in budget deliberations also to be considered.