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Masked gunman robs Qualicum Beach store

June 5 robbery the second this week in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Measles vaccine rates double for Island Health

After facing a measles outbreak thousands of locals received vaccines

Conservation officer: Whiskey Creek a ‘hot spot’ for bears

Dozens of bear sightings reported in Parksville, Qualicum Beach and surrounding areas since April

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 arrested in machete-wielding incident across from tent city pleads guilty

Shane Edward Steinhauer and William Robert Carrigan were arrested last summer

Foot bridge in Nanaimo park closed after suspicious fire

Police investigating after pages from book used to fuel fire in wooden bridge over Millstone River

Nanaimo’s Bastion lit up for Pride Week

Historical fort illuminated in rainbow colours for Pride festivities

Pride flag raised in Nanaimo

Mayor makes official Pride Week declaration as events getting underway

Westwood residents oppose proposed lakeside condos

Bethlehem Centre says three-storey condo buildings next door would lead to centre’s closure

Employee shaken as central Island liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Disguised suspect nabbed cash, ran away from Arlington Inn Beer and Wine in Nanoose Bay

Road rage victim burned by lit cigarette

Victoria Police seeking suspect and witnesses to bizarre incident

Nanaimo RCMP investigate related reports of unwanted sexual touching

Suspect grabbed the buttocks of two different women in 10-minute span on Bowen Road

Haida ‘wisdom-keepers’ receive university’s highest honours at VIU convocation

Nine Haida elders presented with honorary doctorates for preserving Haida language and culture

Depression-era cruise ship connected Island to D-Day

HMCS Prince Henry landed troops from Canadian Scottish Regiment from Vancouver Island on Juno Beach

Police dog sniffs out Nanaimo woman’s car keys

RCMP training exercise happened in the right time, right place to help central Nanaimo resident

Condos pitched next to Westwood Lake in Nanaimo

Developer has submitted a rezoning application for 57 condominiums for adults 55-plus on Arbot Road

‘An absolute plum:’ Lantzville’s OCP heading to public hearing

Lantzville councillors passed first and second readings of official community plan last week

Nanaimo first responders deploy boat at Westwood Lake to assist injured woman

Nanaimo Fire Rescue says woman suffered leg injury on trail

Boats set sail from Nanaimo as Van Isle 360 race begins

Comox, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Victoria among stops in two-week international yacht race