Local News

Lantzville’s potential property tax increase ticks up to almost 25 per cent

Additional increase due to creation of reserve funds

Nanaimo’s Thorpe stays on as RDN board chair, Gabriola director elected vice-chair

Ian Thorpe acclaimed as regional district chairperson; Vanessa Craig elected vice-chairperson

Man and dog safe as crews handle house fire in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter

Firefighters were called to 400 block of Machleary Street at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday

Japanese student visit program looking for host families

Families in Nanaimo-Ladysmith being asked to help out with Dec. 6-9 home stay

City of Nanaimo asking for opinions about planned downtown mobility hub

Short-term improvements include Front Street bikeway, intersection upgrades and more

Woman airlifted with serious injuries after being struck by car in Nanaimo

Woman, hit in crosswalk, suffers life-threatening injuries; driver co-operating with police

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Crews respond to house fire on Machleary Street
On Remembrance Day, community pledges never to forget
Striking Western Forest Products union workers on Vancouver Island rally against concessions
Man seriously injured after shock and fall from electrical tower in Nanaimo

Workshop in Nanaimo advises parents about talking to their kids about pornography

Seeing ‘unrealistic sex’ is causing problems, says sexual health educator

Highland dancer wins North American junior title

Annalise Lam leads Brigadoon Dance Academy contingent in U.S. competition

On Remembrance Day, community pledges never to forget

Images from Remembrance Day ceremonies in Lantzville on Monday, Nov. 11

Cadets begin 24-hour honour guard at Nanaimo cenotaph

Remembrance Day ceremony to be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Dallas Square

Dozens of planes went down on Vancouver Island training for war

Exhibit at Vancouver Island Military Museum depicts dangers of flying B.C. coast during war years

Nanaimo youths share perspectives around truth and reconciliation

Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre hosted Youth Leading Reconciliation event at Beban Park this week

Nanaimo will solemnly remember at cenotaphs, legions

Remembrance Day ceremonies and gatherings happening in Nanaimo and Lantzville on Nov. 11

Lantzville park could become gravel parking lot for beach-goers

Lantzville council request costs associated with converting Sebastion Road Park into parking area

Canada became home not only to war brides, but also to war grooms

Soldiers from other countries trained in Canada, fell for Canadian women and settled down post-war

Nanaimo’s Sikh community celebrates 550th birthday of religion’s first Guru

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab among the most sacred of Sikh religious festivals