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Rotary bed project helps mental health society sleep soundly

The Nanaimo Rotary Club provided $11,600, including $3,500 from the Rotary Foundation, to VIMHS

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

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Nanaimo Help fill a Dream recipient headed to Mexico
Nanaimo participates in polar bear swim
Angels asked to give this Christmas
Hitched: fashion show

Dry grad desperately in need of volunteers

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

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.