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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

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Rescue required after woman falls trying to climb down from walkway
Three vehicles collide behind Nanaimo's Country Club Centre
Celeb adds star power to Green Party town hall in Nanaimo
Nanaimo mom says she will go to court overseas to try to get daughter back

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

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

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