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Dying motorcyclist gets last-ride tribute at Nanaimo hospital

Friends grant Corinna Pitney’s wish ‘to hear bikes roar, to see leather and chrome’

Island Corridor Foundation to hold public meetings around Island

First meeting to held in Duncan on Nov. 7

  • Oct 14th, 2018
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Shots fired at home near downtown Nanaimo
Dying motorcyclist gets last-ride tribute at Nanaimo hospital
Vancouver Island University showcases $64 million in new facilities at Nanaimo campus
Mayoral candidates debate their visions for leadership in Nanaimo

Nanaimo community members hear arguments against pipeline

Federal NDP now petitioning the government to cease Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project

Court finds that company was ‘careless’ in cutting down 45 trees near Nanaimo

Western Canadian Timber Products ordered to pay $80,000 to private landowners

UPDATE: Explosive materials were inside sharps container at tent city

RCMP say fireworks components being placed inside needle disposal box was ‘nothing malicious’

Explosive device discovered at Discontent City

RCMP Explosives Disposal Unit on way to Nanaimo to deal with materials found at homeless camp

Man sentenced to six years for dangerous driving causing death near Nanaimo

Dustin Dennis Zinter had previously been found guilty after 2015 incident on Yellow Point Road

RCMP find suspected getaway vehicle in Nanaimo after assault in Qualicum

Break-and-enter was interrupted Thursday on Judges Row

Man jailed after pilfering items from arena in Parksville

60-year-old caught after thefts from change rooms; victims used app to locate belongings

  • Oct 12th, 2018

City won’t enforce tent city injunction until courts have a chance to consider extension

B.C. Supreme Court will hear arguments for allowing homeless camp to remain at 1 Port Drive longer

Nanaimo couple capture horrific maternity photos inspired by Alien scene

Photoshoot at McNab’s Corn Maze goes viral around the world

Discontent City residents confused about City of Nanaimo’s plans on eve of injunction

Lawyer representing camp supporters has asked that transition period be extended

RCMP see ‘alarming’ rise in thefts from vehicles in Nanaimo

Police counted twice as many thefts from vehicles in September 2018 as September 2017

North Islanders call for cell service in gaping Island Highway hole

With a few exceptions, service mostly non-existent between Campbell River and Port McNeill

VIU opens multimillion-dollar health and science centre

University showcases new and renovated sciences and trades facilities with grand opening event

Nanaimo’s lakes get truckloads of trout

Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. stocks Nanaimo’s local lakes

Snuneymuxw design team caps busy year with business award

Ay Lelum - The Good House of Design to be recognized at 2018 B.C. Indigenous Business Awards

City sets up service tents next to Discontent City to help campers relocate

There will be partial road closures on Esplanade during afternoons

Nanaimo RCMP ask for help finding missing woman

Police are asking for public assistance in finding 30-year-old Sarah Beth Rekrut of Nanaimo