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Parksville community asked to vote on 2020 sand sculpting theme

Choices: ‘Roaring ’20s’, ‘Topsy Turvy’, or ‘Celebrate!’

UPDATE: Nanaimo ferries to resume service after cancellations due to weather

Duke Point-Tsawwassen and Departure Bay-Horseshoe Bay impacted Saturday

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Child struck by vehicle outside Nanaimo school spent night in hospital
Nanaimo hospital's new 5,000-kilogram MRI magnet delivered
Nanaimo's snowfall in pictures
Nanaimo gets snow piling on top of snow

Person of interest in Nanaimo murder case faces sex assault charges in Ontario

Steven Bacon, 59, has a court appearance scheduled in March in Thunder Bay

Nanaimo Ladysmith singing superintendent makes encore snowy-day performance

Scott Saywell, SD68 superintendent, sings to tune of The Beatles’ Here Comes the Sun

BC Ferries cancels morning sailings as heavy winds hit Georgia Strait

Wind warning issued for region by Environment Canada, not clear when sailings will resume

Snowfall warning issued for Nanaimo area

Forecast now calling for 5-15 centimetres by Friday morning

$41.7-million Englishman River water treatment plant opens in Parksville

Facility can filter up to 16 million litres of water per day for Parksville and Nanoose Bay

Nanaimo charitable groups pare down services due to norovirus

VIHA medical health officer says norovirus not rare, have been occurrences in downtown Nanaimo

Convicted drug trafficker and violent offender arrested in Nanaimo

Suspect was wanted on Canada-wide warrant for parole violations

Campbell River RCMP drug sting leads to 10 people charged

Another 10 people will likely also face charges

B.C. Ferries warns that storm could cause sailing cancellations

Ferry corporation issues travel advisory for Friday, Jan. 10

Flu hospitalizations see significant drop across Vancouver Island

Less than a third of the number of people have been hospitalized due to influenza since last year

Coroners inquest called for 2016 death of Nanaimo man shot by police

B.C. Coroners Service inquest will look into the shooting death of Craig Andrew Ford

Minivan and sedan crash on Nanaimo’s Bowen Road

Accident happened at 5:15 p.m. in front of Quarterway Pub

Vancouver Island mom loses case on Indigenous smudging ceremony in daughter’s class

B.C. Supreme Court judge releases ruling in Servatius case against Alberni school district

Lawyer for Nanaimo mall smash-up driver concerned for client’s mental well-being

Joshua Tyler Schaeffer, 38, also charged in June 2018 dangerous driving incident

Suspect in Country Club Centre smash-up charged with dangerous driving

Joshua Schaeffer, 38, arrested Tuesday in relation to Monday incident