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Accessible school playground enables all kids to play

Nanaimo’s McGirr Elementary School held a grand opening for its new accessible playground Thursday

This year’s Rotary Used Book Sale could be the biggest yet

Approximately 75,000 books now on sale at Nanaimo North Town Centre

Dry grad desperately in need of volunteers

Organizers for Nanaimo Dry Grad next June are looking to fill five vacant committee chair positions

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Community runs for a cure in Nanaimo
    Fall fashion show helps out Haven
      Nanaimo athlete building Tay's Team to help sick children
        TIMELAPSE: Making a bonsai tree

          The 2017 Tour de Rock remembered

          Black Press media rider Arnold Lim reflects on the 2017 Tour de Rock

          Lockers stocked for students

          Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation falls short of goal, but will fundraise throughout year

          INTERACTIVE MAP: Follow the 2017 Tour de Rock

          Follow the Tour de Rock, as they pedal more than 1,000 kilometres fundraising to combat paediatric cancer

          Tour de Rock remembered: Hope Kopeck

          Tour de Rock rider Arnold Lim shares a story from his first ride in 2013 that became a powerful motivator to want to ride again, in 2017

          Riding the Tour de Rock for the second time

          Black Press media rider Arnold Lim on the differences between riding the Tour de Rock in 2013, compared to his experience in 2017.

          Remembering the best compliment ever

          Arnold Lim on junior rider Lucas Wetklo and the effect the seven-year-old’s story had on him as he rides the 2017 Tour de Rock.

          Golfers raise $65,000 for hospital foundation

          Hospital foundation’s Golf for Life Charity Classic was held Sept. 8 at Fairwinds

          Nanaimo man to receive Loyal Order of Moose’s highest degree

          Jim McKinley will receive the Pilgrim Degree of Merit at a special ceremony this month

          Fairview Elementary students book a date at Nanaimo Chapters

          After eight attempts, Nanaimo school selected to replenish library with books from bookstore chain

          Cram the Cruiser event packs in food and cash

          RCMP annual donation drive raises of hundreds of kilograms of food and cash for food bank

          VIDEO: Kestrel chicks released into wild bring a happy end to wildfire season

          Work crews on frontlines of worst wildlife season in B.C. history helped save two birds

          Community runs for a cure in Nanaimo

          The CIBC Run for the Cure was held Sunday at Beban Park’s Gyro Youth Sports Fields

          Miss Nanaimo Ambassador crowned

          Cindy Nguyen is Miss Nanaimo Ambassador for 2017, Iwa Han and Jennifer Kwan are vice-ambassadors

          Fall fashion show helps out Haven

          Woodgrove Centre held an event called A Fashion Affair at centre court after hours Tuesday night

          Nanaimo athlete building Tay’s Team for sick kids

          Spider-Man, Princess Elsa, Elmo among the knit hats Taylor Snowden has crocheted.

          Nanaimo RCMP hope to ‘cram it’ for Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank

          Cram the Cruiser event goes Saturday (Sept. 30) at Real Canadian Superstore lot.