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Beef to the lady in the beige vehicle losing her mind. It was a 30km/h school zone. If you were abiding by it there would not have been an issue that I pulled out in front of you, I would have even apologized to you.

Beefs & Bouquets, Jan. 19

To submit a beef or a bouquet, e-mail editor@nanaimobulletin.com

  • Jan 19, 2022
Beef to the lady in the beige vehicle losing her mind. It was a 30km/h school zone. If you were abiding by it there would not have been an issue that I pulled out in front of you, I would have even apologized to you.
November 9, 2021 - Winter food shoot with Ellie Shortt.  mixed raw nuts, both shelled and unshelled. Don Denton photo

Nutcracker

Unshelling a long-loved ingredient

  • Jan 19, 2022
November 9, 2021 - Winter food shoot with Ellie Shortt.  mixed raw nuts, both shelled and unshelled. Don Denton photo
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BAINS: Worker protections remain key 10 years after fatal northern B.C. sawmill explosions

Four workers died in two separate explosions at sawmills near Burns Lake and Price George in 2012

  • Jan 19, 2022
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In addition to the drugs and weapons, $160,000 in Canadian cash was seized during the execution of a search warrant conducted by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia. A total of four search warrants were executed on residences in the Comox Valley and Campbell River area in the early morning hours of Jan. 13, 2022. Photo via CFSEU.

Guns, ammo, cocaine, cash seized, 6 arrested in Vancouver Island Hells Angels probe

‘Areas outside the Lower Mainland are not immune to the negative effects of gangs and organized crime’

  • Jan 17, 2022
In addition to the drugs and weapons, $160,000 in Canadian cash was seized during the execution of a search warrant conducted by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia. A total of four search warrants were executed on residences in the Comox Valley and Campbell River area in the early morning hours of Jan. 13, 2022. Photo via CFSEU.
A CC-115 Buffalo from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of CFB Comox on a training exercise in Chilliwack on June 16, 2021. The Buffalo flew its final search and rescue mission on Jan. 15 2022. (William Snow photo)

Iconic CC-115 Buffalo flies final mission off B.C. coast

442 Squadron CFB Comox search and rescue plane phased out of service after more than 50 years

  • Jan 17, 2022
A CC-115 Buffalo from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of CFB Comox on a training exercise in Chilliwack on June 16, 2021. The Buffalo flew its final search and rescue mission on Jan. 15 2022. (William Snow photo)
COIT professionals hard at work to keep your home clean!

Why wait for spring? A clean space is more important than ever!

Stay ahead of lingering germs at home + work with your COIT cleaning pros

  • Jan 17, 2022
COIT professionals hard at work to keep your home clean!
Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings, knows the value of surrounding yourself with a warm, inviting space and she’s done her best to ensure you’ll find the pieces to make your home a pleasant winter refuge.

Competitive prices and great deals in stock at locally owned Nanaimo furniture store

With so much negative stuff in the news, finding something to feel…

  • Jan 17, 2022
Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings, knows the value of surrounding yourself with a warm, inviting space and she’s done her best to ensure you’ll find the pieces to make your home a pleasant winter refuge.
Property assessments are higher than they should be, says letter writer. (News Bulletin file photo)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Assessments inflated

Higher property assessments will lead to higher taxes, says letter writer

  • Jan 16, 2022
Property assessments are higher than they should be, says letter writer. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Taos is 24 centimetres shorter than the Tiguan and the distance between the front and rear wheels 10 centimetress less. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN

Meet the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

The newcomer to VW’s utility-vehicle lineup is small, but it has big boots to fill

  • Jan 14, 2022
The Taos is 24 centimetres shorter than the Tiguan and the distance between the front and rear wheels 10 centimetress less. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN
Exton and Dodge Land Surveying Ltd.’s Doug Dodge, left, and Veronica Meister located and plotted property pins in Lytton after the fire. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Williams Lake surveyor comes out of retirement to help old hometown of Lytton rebuild

Doug Dodge and colleagues returned to survey Lytton, where he lived from 1949 to 1958

  • Jan 14, 2022
Exton and Dodge Land Surveying Ltd.’s Doug Dodge, left, and Veronica Meister located and plotted property pins in Lytton after the fire. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Lia Crowe photography

Where time stands still

Timeless design preserves character of this beautiful heritage home

  • Jan 14, 2022
Lia Crowe photography

Lorraine Hadley

January 8, 1929 - January 13, 2022In loving memory ~ Left us…

  • Jan 13, 2022
Beef to the man who pulled over after I hit black ice and my car became stuck in the ditch. Instead of asking if I was OK or needed help, you scolded me to not park where my car had ended up.

Beefs & Bouquets, Jan. 12

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail editor@nanaimobulletin.com

  • Jan 12, 2022
Beef to the man who pulled over after I hit black ice and my car became stuck in the ditch. Instead of asking if I was OK or needed help, you scolded me to not park where my car had ended up.
Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager

LETTER – Fishery restrictions not strict enough to protect herring in the Strait of Georgia

Dear editor, I will start with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans…

  • Jan 12, 2022
Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager
Mari O'Meara

Life and Style with Mari O’Meara

Designer at Mari Kushino Design seizes the moment

  • Jan 12, 2022
Mari O'Meara
A snow-covered residential road in north Nanaimo on Boxing Day. (News Bulletin file photo)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Prioritize snow plowing

City of Nanaimo needs to budget better in order to keep roads clear, says letter writer

  • Jan 11, 2022
A snow-covered residential road in north Nanaimo on Boxing Day. (News Bulletin file photo)
RCMP officers detain and speak with one of the protesters at the Real Canadian Superstore in Kamloops on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Kamloops This Week/Facebook)

RCMP arrest 5, ticket 43 maskless protesters at Kamloops Superstore

Police responded following reports of increased intimidation and escalation during weekly protests

  • Jan 11, 2022
RCMP officers detain and speak with one of the protesters at the Real Canadian Superstore in Kamloops on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Kamloops This Week/Facebook)
Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. The deadline for British Columbia health care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Looking ahead to upheaval in 2022: The great reset in B.C.

By Bruce Cameron Decades ago, Bob Dylan sang, “You don’t need a…

  • Jan 10, 2022
Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. The deadline for British Columbia health care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The BC SPCA is supporting a federal petition to ban fireworks in Canada. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Federal petition to ban fireworks closing for signatures soon

Proponents to ban have until Feb. 22 to sign petition

  • Jan 10, 2022
The BC SPCA is supporting a federal petition to ban fireworks in Canada. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Uplands Terrace

At Uplands Terrace Apartments – Home is exactly what you choose!

Renting in a new building = That new home experience

  • Jan 10, 2022
Uplands Terrace