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Farm fields catch fire in Nanaimo

Crews from North Cedar and Cranberry volunteer fire departments called to Brightman Road

Province announces $157-million project to replace Nanaimo Correctional Centre

Site clearing to begin this summer adjacent to current prison location

UPDATE: Crews continue to battle Read Island wildfire

Fire burning in dense forest and mountainous terrain

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Snuneymuxw, Metis flags raised at VIU
Oral history of Metis at 2019 National Indigenous Peoples Day in Nanaimo
Nanaimo's summer night market makes its return
Nanaimo Fire Rescue open house

Man OK after riding off cliff while dirt biking after drinking in Nanaimo

Rider allegedly admitted he’d consumed alcohol prior to middle-of-the-night ride

UPDATE: Police ask for any information about burned bridge at Bowen Park

Post-fire inspection prompts city to remove bridge and plan for a replacement

Father of child cancer survivor brings parent’s perspective to Tour de Rock

Simon Douthwaite was a Cops for Cancer supporter before being named a guest rider for 2019

PHOTOS: Community comes out in support of Nanaimo Pride

City’s biggest-ever Pride parade and festival wraps up week of activities

Nearly 500 condos, including two towers, proposed in Nanaimo’s north end

Six-storey building, two 20-storey buildings proposed for 6340 McRobb Ave.

Cash register, cash box stolen from Nanaimo businesses

Crimes happened two nights apart in central Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP issue warning following home repair fraud

Police say local homeowner duped out of several thousand dollars by fraudulent contractor

Nanaimo holding at Stage 2 watering restrictions

Province bumps drought ranking to Level 3, very dry, but city holds at Stage 2 watering restrictions

Nanaimo Ladysmith school district gets funding for aboriginal learning partnerships

B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming in Nanaimo for announcement

Masked suspects in Nanaimo steal 23 sets of tires

Theft happened Wednesday at 3:30 a.m. at Fountain Tire

Vancouver Island poet Eve Joseph ‘savouring’ moment after winning $65K Griffin prize

The Vancouver-raised, 66-year-old writer said she feels she still has work to do to master her craft

Province calls on Islanders to conserve water immediately

Some streams approaching critical levels, threatening salmon and fish

Port of Nanaimo, private marinas will wait and see what port modernization brings

Port authority and marina association disagree on governance as feds conduct nationwide review

Fire crews extinguish blaze at Parksville’s River Green Resort

Residents from across town reported hearing explosion

  • Jun 7, 2019

Two pickups crash, one rolls over in East Wellington in Nanaimo

No one hurt in accident, which happened Thursday at 5 p.m. on Kilpatrick Road

Concerned citizens confront Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA over old-growth logging

Environmental groups demand that B.C. government make changes to forestry management