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Thirty trees destroyed in Parksville’s Cedar Ridge Estates

Damage estimated at $30K; city says vandals intended to permanently ruin the trees

  • May 21, 2019

Christmas morning burglar sentenced in Nanaimo

Justin Redmond Feusse, 20, sentenced to 240 days in jail for Christmas day break-and-enter

Woman rescued from Nanaimo’s East Wellington bluffs

Evening hike turns into overnight ordeal for Nanaimo woman who lost her way as darkness fell

Bastion Street bridge closed for construction work

Span connecting downtown to Old City Quarter closed to vehicle traffic for six weeks

Nanaimo city councillors to hold e-town hall meeting on strategic priorities

Meeting will take place May 23 at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre

Two cats die in house fire in Nanaimo

Fire happened just after 2 p.m. Sunday on Fifth Street, one resident displaced

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Bastion Street bridge closed for construction work
Two cats die in house fire in Nanaimo
Car towed from ditch after accident on Nanaimo highway
City of Nanaimo creates new task force on homelessness

District of Lantzville making changes around how it spends surplus money

Changes would ‘hamstring’ council’s ability to manage money, argues councillor

Crews putting out one of the first wildfires of the season in Nanaimo

Nanaimo Fire Rescue, B.C. Wildfire Service called to Doumont Road fire

Regional District of Nanaimo looking at pilot project to live-stream meetings

RDN committee of whole, regular meetings would be webcasted

RDN looking into providing bus service 365 days a year

RDN transit committee to consider adding bus service on Christmas, New Year’s and Good Friday

Speed limit lowered at Departure Bay Beach

Speed limit reduced to 40 km/h until the fall

Nanaimo outdoor enthusiasts petitioning as military cracks down on trespassers

Canadian Forces announces it is enforcing the boundaries of its weapons range on Westwood Ridges

Man guilty of 2016 Nanaimo drive-by shooting attempt sentenced to nine years

Armaan Singh Chandi guilty of attempted murder using a restricted firearm

Healthamongus has kept school kids active this week in Nanaimo

Thousands of elementary school children participate in games promoting health and exercise

Lantzville council adopts code of conduct policy

Policy the exact same model adopted by Nanaimo city councillors earlier this year

Drag racers cancel Alberni’s Thunder in the Valley for 2019

Organizers make last-minute decision after regional district denies airport for venue

Vehicle crossed median in Nanaimo Parkway crash

Crash at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday near Northfield Road intersection shut down northbound lanes

Nanaimo police nab suspect accused of committing 50 break-ins

Ian Mactavish, 53, has been charged with multiple counts of break-and-enter