Chris Bush

An man from Errington died when his ATV went over an embankment on Northwest Bay Logging Road on the weekend. (File photo)

Errington man dies in ATV crash southwest of Parksville

Incident happened on Northwest Bay Logging Road on Saturday afternoon

An man from Errington died when his ATV went over an embankment on Northwest Bay Logging Road on the weekend. (File photo)
A draft bylaw currently under review will lay out the responsibilities of pet owners and could keep cats from being ‘at large’ in neighbourhoods. (Stock photo)

Nanaimo city councillors looking at bylaw that would keep cats from roaming neighbourhoods

Draft bylaw lays out provisions for animal welfare, owner duties and city enforcement

A draft bylaw currently under review will lay out the responsibilities of pet owners and could keep cats from being ‘at large’ in neighbourhoods. (Stock photo)
Woman charged with failure to provide breath sample after car driven into Newcastle Channel. (File photo)

Nanaimo woman charged after driving her car down boat ramp into the water

Driver allegedly refused to provide breath sample following mishap

Woman charged with failure to provide breath sample after car driven into Newcastle Channel. (File photo)
Police in Nanaimo are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and sent to hospital with serious injuries. (Black Press file photo)

Teen struck by vehicle near Nanaimo high school

Boy, 14, in hospital; Nanaimo RCMP investigating vehicle and factors leading to collision

Police in Nanaimo are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and sent to hospital with serious injuries. (Black Press file photo)
A man was arrested in Nanaimo for spray-painting an RCMP vehicle. (File photo)
A man was arrested in Nanaimo for spray-painting an RCMP vehicle. (File photo)
Conservation officers hope the public can provide information about who shot and left a bull and cow Roosevelt elk near Spruston Road, south of Nanaimo. (Facebook photo)

Pair of Roosevelt elk shot and left in woods south of Nanaimo

Conservation officers hope public can help find who killed the animals near Spruston Road

Conservation officers hope the public can provide information about who shot and left a bull and cow Roosevelt elk near Spruston Road, south of Nanaimo. (Facebook photo)
Nanaimo RCMP arrest man with axe in downtown park. (File photo)

Man seen with axe at Nanaimo park, numerous RCMP officers respond

Incident happened Friday evening at Maffeo Sutton Park

Nanaimo RCMP arrest man with axe in downtown park. (File photo)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for a woman who allegedly threw hot coffee on a McDonald’s employee. (News Bulletin photo)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP still looking for woman who threw coffee at worker after already receiving refund

Police asking for information in investigation that could lead to assault charges

Police in Nanaimo are looking for a woman who allegedly threw hot coffee on a McDonald’s employee. (News Bulletin photo)
Police in Nanaimo are searching for a woman who allegedly threw hot coffee on a McDonald’s employee. (File photo)

Customer throws hot coffee on employee through McDonald’s drive-thru window in Nanaimo

RCMP searching for suspect who could face assault charge

Police in Nanaimo are searching for a woman who allegedly threw hot coffee on a McDonald’s employee. (File photo)
The Nanaimo bar is now on liquor store shelves in the form of a new cream liqueur from Canadian whisky producer Forty Creek. (Photo submitted)

Canadian whisky company captures Nanaimo bar in a bottle

Forty Creek Nanaimo Bar Cream liqueur has driven ‘renewed interest’ in the brand

The Nanaimo bar is now on liquor store shelves in the form of a new cream liqueur from Canadian whisky producer Forty Creek. (Photo submitted)
Brittney McLaren, who is six months pregnant, was planning to go for her ultrasound appointment Monday morning, but found herself defending one of her cannabis plants from a man with a machete who was attempting to steal it. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Would-be cannabis plant thief swings machete at pregnant woman in Nanaimo

Victim unhurt after Albert Street incident, police hope public can help track down suspect

Brittney McLaren, who is six months pregnant, was planning to go for her ultrasound appointment Monday morning, but found herself defending one of her cannabis plants from a man with a machete who was attempting to steal it. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Police were on scene early Monday, Sept. 28, investigating an incident of a pedestrian struck on the Trans-Canada Highway near Nanaimo Airport. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Pedestrian dies in motor vehicle incident along the highway near Nanaimo Airport

Police investigating scene where 37-year-old woman from Nanaimo died

Police were on scene early Monday, Sept. 28, investigating an incident of a pedestrian struck on the Trans-Canada Highway near Nanaimo Airport. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Samantha Thompson is one of several Woodgrove Centre employees who now greet customers at the mall’s entrances to take their temperatures and ensure they’re wearing masks before they enter the shopping centre. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Masks and temperature checks now mandatory to enter Nanaimo’s Woodgrove Centre

Mall says it’s the first in B.C. to put these kind of measures in place

Samantha Thompson is one of several Woodgrove Centre employees who now greet customers at the mall’s entrances to take their temperatures and ensure they’re wearing masks before they enter the shopping centre. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Bob March, owner of Previously Enjoyed, walks through the charred remains of merchandise after his store was burned in a suspicious fire early Tuesday morning. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Arson suspected in fire that destroyed Nanaimo second-hand store

RCMP, Nanaimo Fire Rescue investigating early morning fire set at entrance of Townsite Road shop

Bob March, owner of Previously Enjoyed, walks through the charred remains of merchandise after his store was burned in a suspicious fire early Tuesday morning. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A 63-year-old Nanaimo man was sentenced this month to 10 months in prison and 18 months’ probation for possession of child pornography. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo man sentenced for possessing child pornography

William Herbert Erick Kreibom, 63, found in possession of more than 8,000 images

A 63-year-old Nanaimo man was sentenced this month to 10 months in prison and 18 months’ probation for possession of child pornography. (News Bulletin file photo)
The beach at Pipers Lagoon Park. (News Bulletin file photo)

Swimmers and boaters in Nanaimo rescue girl on inflatable blown out to sea

Winds and current carry out six-year-old girl from beach at Pipers Lagoon Park

The beach at Pipers Lagoon Park. (News Bulletin file photo)
A Transportation Safety Board graphic shows the flight path of the twin-engine plane that crashed on Gabriola Island on Dec. 10. (Transportation Safety Board image)

Disorientation, loss of instrumentation contributed to Gabriola plane crash: TSB

Transportation Safety Board releases report on Dec. 10 crash that killed three people

A Transportation Safety Board graphic shows the flight path of the twin-engine plane that crashed on Gabriola Island on Dec. 10. (Transportation Safety Board image)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighter Justin Lynch shares a moment with Joey, an Australian shepherd, after he went down into the Abyss to rescue the dog that had fallen about 18 metres into the crack in the bedrock that runs along much of the Extension Ridge near Nanaimo on Tuesday. (Nanaimo Fire Rescue photo)

Firefighters rescue dog that fell into ‘Abyss’ crevice in Nanaimo

Rope team’s slimmest crew member climbs down 18 metres to harness pet

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighter Justin Lynch shares a moment with Joey, an Australian shepherd, after he went down into the Abyss to rescue the dog that had fallen about 18 metres into the crack in the bedrock that runs along much of the Extension Ridge near Nanaimo on Tuesday. (Nanaimo Fire Rescue photo)
Austin Kurtis, 5, left, and his big sister Ella, 10, of Levack, Ont., created a 240-kilogram (530-pound) Nanaimo bar for a Guinness World Records attempt. The organization confirmed last week that the children succeeded in achieving a new world record. (Photo submitted)

World’s biggest Nanaimo bar confirmed, but it’s not in Nanaimo

Two Ontario children set the bar high with successful biggest Nanaimo bar world record attempt

Austin Kurtis, 5, left, and his big sister Ella, 10, of Levack, Ont., created a 240-kilogram (530-pound) Nanaimo bar for a Guinness World Records attempt. The organization confirmed last week that the children succeeded in achieving a new world record. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue used its aerial ladder truck to bring an injured construction worker down from the roof of a five-storey building under construction on Barsby Street Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Fire Rescue aerial ladder plucks injured construction worker from roof of building

Worker suffers leg injury atop five-storey-tall building

Nanaimo Fire Rescue used its aerial ladder truck to bring an injured construction worker down from the roof of a five-storey building under construction on Barsby Street Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)