Nanaimo News Staff

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Cougar seen near Courtenay middle school

B.C. Conservation Officer Service issues warning Wednesday

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Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find a mariachi frog ornament stolen last month on Stewart Avenue. Photo submitted

Band isn’t the same after mariachi frog ornament stolen in B.C.

Nanaimo RCMP ask public to keep a look out for metal decoration stolen April 16 on Stewart Avenue

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find a mariachi frog ornament stolen last month on Stewart Avenue. Photo submitted
Paul Manly of the Green Party of Canada will be the next MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

‘Historic moment’ as Nanaimo-Ladysmith elects Green MP

Paul Manly will join Elizabeth May in the House of Commons, doubling the Green caucus

Paul Manly of the Green Party of Canada will be the next MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
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RCMP buy prolific crook a ferry ticket after he is banned from Vancouver Island

38-year-old was nabbed with a bait bike in Nanaimo

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Nanaimo-Ladysmith will elect a new member of Parliament today, May 6. NEWS BULLETIN photo

Polls open for Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection

Central Vancouver Island riding has been without representation since January

Nanaimo-Ladysmith will elect a new member of Parliament today, May 6. NEWS BULLETIN photo
The Nanaimo RCMP hopes the public can help identify a man suspected of stealing four rings worth nearly $20,000. Photo submitted

Rings worth $20,000 stolen from B.C. jewelry store

Nanaimo Mounties hope public can help find suspect from last month’s theft

The Nanaimo RCMP hopes the public can help identify a man suspected of stealing four rings worth nearly $20,000. Photo submitted
Owners of Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith say a two-week-old goat was stolen Saturday afternoon during a baby goat snuggle session. (YELLOW POINT FARMS photo)

UPDATE: Reward offered in hopes of finding Vancouver Island baby goat

Owners of Ladysmith’s Yellow Point Farms say two-week-old kid was stolen during goat snuggle session

Owners of Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith say a two-week-old goat was stolen Saturday afternoon during a baby goat snuggle session. (YELLOW POINT FARMS photo)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews respond to a fire at Brechin Elementary School April 3. Police are investigating eight suspicious small fires that have occurred at the school this month.                                CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Police probe eight fires set at B.C. elementary school

Nanaimo RCMP say fires appear to have been set intentionally

Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews respond to a fire at Brechin Elementary School April 3. Police are investigating eight suspicious small fires that have occurred at the school this month.                                CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
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Police warn of drinks tampered with at Nanaimo nightclub

Two women report incident that happened this past weekend at an undisclosed establishment

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The Nanaimo bar will be featured in the ‘Sweet Canada’ postage stamp series. CANADA POST image

Nanaimo bar getting its own stamp

Vancouver Island’s favourite dessert to be featured in ‘Sweet Canada’ series

The Nanaimo bar will be featured in the ‘Sweet Canada’ postage stamp series. CANADA POST image
B.C. RCMP and civilians restrain ‘irate’ suspect, bikini-clad partner found nearby

B.C. RCMP and civilians restrain ‘irate’ suspect, bikini-clad partner found nearby

33-year-old arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer after incident in Nanaimo

B.C. RCMP and civilians restrain ‘irate’ suspect, bikini-clad partner found nearby
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file)

Employee gone after more than 100 have privacy breached by Island Health worker

More than 100 patient records accessed in privacy breach at Nanaimo hospital

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file)
Spindle Whorl, a wooden sculpture located at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Crescent, was stolen sometime over the weekend according a press release issued by the Nanaimo RCMP. Photos submitted

First Nations public art piece stolen in Nanaimo

Spindle Whorl went missing over the weekend, according to Nanaimo RCMP

Spindle Whorl, a wooden sculpture located at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Crescent, was stolen sometime over the weekend according a press release issued by the Nanaimo RCMP. Photos submitted
Victoria Cougars goalie Owen Sikkes makes a save against the Nanaimo Buccaneers during Game 6 of the VIJHL semifinals on Friday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Jr. B Cougars advance to both league finals and provincials

Victoria beats Nanaimo 4-3 in Game 6 Friday night to win series

Victoria Cougars goalie Owen Sikkes makes a save against the Nanaimo Buccaneers during Game 6 of the VIJHL semifinals on Friday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
Emergency crews are at the scene of a serious crash along the old Island Highway near Country Club Centre. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Motorcyclist dies after three-vehicle crash on old Island Highway

Accident happened at 12:15 p.m. Friday near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo

Emergency crews are at the scene of a serious crash along the old Island Highway near Country Club Centre. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
B.C. RCMP stop cyclist with no helmet, find out he’s wanted for murder

B.C. RCMP stop cyclist with no helmet, find out he’s wanted for murder

Kyle Antonio Dias, 19, to face second-degree murder charge in Toronto

B.C. RCMP stop cyclist with no helmet, find out he’s wanted for murder
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of New Westminster departing Duke Point terminal in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

How would you improve travel on BC Ferries?

Corporation launches public engagement as it looks to replace four major boats

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of New Westminster departing Duke Point terminal in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Vancouver Island teen in critical condition after being hit in a crosswalk

Vancouver Island teen in critical condition after being hit in a crosswalk

RCMP seek witnesses, dash cam footage after Nanaimo incident sends 17-year-old to Victoria hospital

Vancouver Island teen in critical condition after being hit in a crosswalk
RCMP dog Jager helped make an arrest after tracking assault suspect through snow and steep terrain in Nanaimo Lakes backcountry this past weekend.                                Photo Submitted

Police dog tracks suspect through wintry Vancouver Island backcountry

Assault suspect arrested after two-hour track by Nanaimo RCMP police dog Jager

RCMP dog Jager helped make an arrest after tracking assault suspect through snow and steep terrain in Nanaimo Lakes backcountry this past weekend.                                Photo Submitted
An armed robbery happened at about 11:30 p.m. at the Tim Hortons location at Nanaimo North Town Centre. Photo submitted

Armed robber flees with cash from Tim Hortons on Vancouver Island

Crime happened on Thursday night at Nanaimo North Town Centre location

An armed robbery happened at about 11:30 p.m. at the Tim Hortons location at Nanaimo North Town Centre. Photo submitted