Nanaimo News Bulletin

Commute in Nanaimo slowed as SUV goes up onto highway barrier, gets stuck

Accident happened at 5 p.m. on old Island Highway and Highland Boulevard

  • Feb 25, 2020

 

Comox Valley cat rescue organization hit by camera theft

"Someone is taking from an organization trying to help cats who are surviving in the wild."

  • Feb 25, 2020

 

Editorial: End vicious cycle of bullying

Pink Shirt Day began 13 years ago, but the anti-bullying message is still relevant today

  • Feb 25, 2020

 

Editorial: Soda tax works if healthy choices are affordable

Soft drinks and other sugary beverages will be subject to PST starting July 1

  • Feb 25, 2020

Island woman’s tats put her in the running for $25,000 prize and Inked magazine cover photo shoot

Chemainus Secondary grad and Ladysmith resident a strong contender in voting

  • Feb 25, 2020

Juno-nominated Nanaimo teen Lauren Spencer-Smith to appear on ‘American Idol’

Singer up for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year for 'Unplugged, Vol. 1'

  • Feb 25, 2020

Mid-Island musician reimagines the Grateful Dead as a one-man band

Steve Mitchell presents 'Seagrass: An Evening of Songs by The Grateful Dead'

  • Feb 25, 2020

Nanaimo Clippers goalie chosen his team’s MVP

Jordan Naylor and teammates honoured at hockey club's year-end award banquet

  • Feb 25, 2020

Nanaimo high school jazz students unite for JazzFest

Vancouver-raised jazz vocalist Laila Biali will join students on the Port Theatre stage

  • Feb 25, 2020

Nanaimo storytellers’ group holds yearly storytelling workshop

The Around Town Tellers present 'The Art and Craft of Storytelling' at Unitarian Hall

  • Feb 25, 2020

Seven years later, Nanaimo’s animal trapping bylaw still isn’t approved

Animal trapping bylaw requires provincial approval before it can be adopted

Wu-Tang Clan and Canadian favourites to headline Cowichan’s Laketown Shakedown

Wu-Tang Clan, an American hip hop band that has been on the music scene for more than 25 years, earning praise as "the greatest rap group ever" is coming to the Cowichan Valley in June to headline Laketown Shakedown.

  • Feb 25, 2020

Astrophysicist to explain how new telescope turns stars into rainbows

Guest speaker describes 11.25-metre aperture Maunakea Spectral Explorer program Feb. 27 in Nanaimo

Haliburton Street access from highway to be closed overnight for pipe installation

Right-turn-only lane at Haliburton access closed Monday night and Tuesday morning, Feb. 24-25

  • Feb 24, 2020

Latest Jurassic World movie lands in Vancouver Island park for filming

One-day film shoot flew under most radars

  • Feb 24, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: NRGH needs additional disability parking stalls

Hospital has greater need of disability parking than the mall, for example, says letter writer

  • Feb 24, 2020

VIU hoops teams head into provincials on winning note

Vancouver Island University women's and men's teams have first-round byes

  • Feb 24, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reconciliation requires that all parties have a voice

Pipeline protests by the hereditary chiefs and their supporters have legitimacy, says letter writer

  • Feb 23, 2020

Nanaimo Clippers win Island Division, will face Alberni in playoffs

Clippers blow out Bulldogs 6-1 on last day of BCHL regular season

  • Feb 23, 2020

VIU Mariners add provincial championship to undefeated season

Vancouver Island University women's team defeats Camosun in PacWest final

  • Feb 23, 2020