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Nanaimo’s pirates invited to PirateFest

Free family event today, March 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Country Club Centre

Ice climbers scale Canada’s tallest waterfall on Vancouver Island

Ice climbers Chris Jensen, Will Gadd and Peter Hoang made history

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Curiosity and cosplay at Country Club Centre in Nanaimo
Nanaimo celebrates Earth Day
Flowers and fashion help raise funds for cancer society
Nanaimo non-profit helps with family trees and finding roots

Questions about solar system’s Planet 9 will be posed in Nanaimo next week

Astronomer discusses possibility of planet’s existence at Nanaimo Astronomy Society meeting March 28

Magic in the air at Nanaimo library on Harry Potter Day

VIRL’s Nanaimo North Library branch hosted activities Thursday

Deadline extended through April to nominate top B.C. educators

Second year of Premier John Horgan’s awards offers $3,000 bursary

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids

Man in pink tutu will walk from Nanaimo to Victoria for charity

Ryan Thirlwall gets set for third 126-kilometre walk for mental health and Boys and Girls Club

QUIZ: How Irish are you?

Take our St. Patrick’s Day quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Video: Meet Pacu, the Shuswap’s largest and oldest pet fish

Relative of the piranha draws new visitors every year

Donation helps cover kids’ sports seasons

Mid Island Co-op presents cheque to KidSport Nanaimo

Astronaut’s visit uplifts B.C. community still reeling from wildfires

Chris Hadfield joins field-research team in Telegraph Creek

Vancouver Island weather forecast shows serious signs of spring

Sunshine and temperatures in the mid-teens expected Sunday and Monday

Nude bungy jumpers stretch annual Vancouver Island event to record heights

More than 100 take the plunge for the BC Schizophrenia Society at WildPlay Nanaimo

Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags

Parksville student’s unique prom proposal was a ‘shoe-in’

Girl comes up with Croc-solid plan to ask longtime friend to event

Model train enthusiasts set to gather in Nanaimo

The 35th annual Nanaimo Model Railroad Show takes place at Beban Park on Sunday, March 10

Whisky party supports Nanaimo’s performing arts

Crimson Coast Dance Society’s 17th annual Wee Tipple Party happens Friday at the Grand Hotel