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Best news photographs of 2017

A year in review through the lens of of Black Press staff and readers

VIU wins exhibitions, excited for more basketball in new year

Mariners men sweep past Mohawk Mountaineers in CCAA action Dec. 29-30

Reporters reflect on the 2017 wildfire season

Those who covered some of the most intense fires of the year also lived in the middle of them

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No baby goes unhugged at NRGH
Photos from Jan. 13 car fire in Nanaimo
Negotiator called in to coax assault suspect out of North Oyster house
Meet Vancouver Island's first baby

Top 10 videos of 2017

Watch the top viewed Black Press videos in B.C. for this year

  • Dec 27th, 2017

VIDEO: Community takes a dip at polar bear swim in Departure Bay

About 170 people participate in 58th annual event on Boxing Day

They came for the deals

Shoppers descend on Orchard Park Shopping Centre on Boxing Day in Kelowna

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

VIDEO: Passenger breaks out into song aboard B.C. ferry

Aboard a ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay, passengers sang along to ‘Angels We Have Heard on High’

Crews battle house fire in neighbourhood behind Long Lake

Nanaimo Fire Rescue called to structure fire on Squirrel Lane

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa

Santa Claus shares funny, heart-wrenching and inspiring asks by kids

Thousands of children – and adults – share their biggest wishes with the man in red each Christmas

Gingerbread homes fundraiser pushing toward $5K

All proceeds from Christmas-time event go to Salvation Army Nanaimo

B.C. VIEWS: 2017 is the year of the B.C. Green Party

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

Snow Day on Vancouver Island

Winter hit the Island early and hard on Tuesday

  • Dec 19th, 2017

Propane truck catches fire on highway in Lantzville

Crews were called to a vehicle fire on the highway near Lantzville Road on Tuesday morning

Snowfall warning issued for Nanaimo

Environment Canada forecasts up to 10 cm near sea level and 20 cm over higher terrain.

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week