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Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Warrant issued for man who wielded machete near Nanaimo’s tent city last year

William Robert Francis Carrigan failed to appear in provincial court in Nanaimo on Tuesday

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Carfentanil trafficking leads to four-year sentence in Nanaimo court

Christopher Aaron Tomczyk was arrested in 2016 after three-night surveillance operation

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Fire crews responded to a car on fire at Kipp Road and Island Highway earlier this afternoon. (Nicholas Pescod Twitter)

Car catches fire on the highway south of Nanaimo

No injuries after Audi catches fire on Trans-Canada Highway

Fire crews responded to a car on fire at Kipp Road and Island Highway earlier this afternoon. (Nicholas Pescod Twitter)
Nanaimo RCMP confirm there was a stabbing incident early this morning, in downtown Nanaimo on Skinner Street. (News Bulletin photo)

Man in hospital after early-morning stabbing on central Vancouver Island

RCMP say several arrests were made at scene in downtown Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP confirm there was a stabbing incident early this morning, in downtown Nanaimo on Skinner Street. (News Bulletin photo)
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Man involved in beating and tasering over a drug debt to be sentenced in Nanaimo

Colin Damen Gary Lamontagne pleaded guilty to charges, including aggravated assault

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Members of Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue in Nanaimo were among those that offered assistance to a boat that took on water near Five Finger Island this afternoon. The vessel was towed to Brechin Boat Ramp. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo marine search and rescue members respond to mayday call

Man taken to hospital after vessel takes on water near Five Finger Island

Members of Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue in Nanaimo were among those that offered assistance to a boat that took on water near Five Finger Island this afternoon. The vessel was towed to Brechin Boat Ramp. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
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RDN board approval final hurdle for busing to Nanaimo Airport

New Cedar to VIU bus route also part of 5,900-hour transit expansion

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A July 2 strike crew at the Cowichan Bay Western Forest Products sawmill included shop steward, Daniel McGonigle, second from left. (Black Press file)

Western Forest Products strike on Vancouver Island set to enter third week

Union says company doesn’t agree to mediator Vince Ready, Western says it isn’t the case

A July 2 strike crew at the Cowichan Bay Western Forest Products sawmill included shop steward, Daniel McGonigle, second from left. (Black Press file)
Provincial court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo man gets jail time for posting explicit photos of ex-girlfriends

Man’s name cannot be revealed to protect victims’ identities

Provincial court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Man to be sentenced for sexual abuse of young girl in Nanaimo

Stephen Mark Castleden also sentenced for child pornography-related charges

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
The Queen of Oak Bay ferry is currently holding in dock due to a staffing issue, says B.C. Ferries. (News Bulletin file)

UPDATE: Nanaimo-Vancouver ferry passengers set sail again after delay

B.C. Ferries says Queen of Oak Bay held in dock earlier due to staffing issue

The Queen of Oak Bay ferry is currently holding in dock due to a staffing issue, says B.C. Ferries. (News Bulletin file)
First responders were on scene of an accident at Brooks Landing involving a Nissan X-Trail. According to a witness, the vehicle came off the highway, down the embankment, into the parking lot. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

SUV crosses highway lanes, makes crash-landing at Nanaimo strip mall

First responders were called to accident at Brooks Landing parking lot at 1 p.m. Tuesday

First responders were on scene of an accident at Brooks Landing involving a Nissan X-Trail. According to a witness, the vehicle came off the highway, down the embankment, into the parking lot. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Shane Edward Steinhauer, a former resident of tent city, has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge related to an Aug. 3 incident at a parking lot at Port Place Shopping Centre. (News Bulletin file)

Man arrested in machete-wielding incident on Vancouver Island pleads guilty

Two men were charged after brandishing weapons in response to laser pointer provocation

Shane Edward Steinhauer, a former resident of tent city, has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge related to an Aug. 3 incident at a parking lot at Port Place Shopping Centre. (News Bulletin file)
Boats prepare for the start of the Van Isle 360 yacht race at Nanaimo’s harbour the morning of June 1. The biennial international race is celebrating its 20th anniversary. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Boats sailing in Vancouver Island waters as Van Isle 360 race begins

Comox, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Victoria among stops in two-week international yacht race

Boats prepare for the start of the Van Isle 360 yacht race at Nanaimo’s harbour the morning of June 1. The biennial international race is celebrating its 20th anniversary. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Vancouver Island Whale Watch tourists saw a white orca during a tour on May 28. (Vancouver Island Whale Watch Facebook)

B.C. whale watchers come across rare white orca

Vancouver Island Whale Watch tour spotted the killer whale near Nanaimo on Tuesday

Vancouver Island Whale Watch tourists saw a white orca during a tour on May 28. (Vancouver Island Whale Watch Facebook)
William Good, Snuneymuxw artist, addresses Regional District of Nanaimo directors and attendees at the unveiling of his Coast Salish art piece, Supernatural Eagle bringing the Salmon to the People, at the RDN boardroom May 28. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

‘Supernatural Eagle’ art casts watchful gaze over RDN boardroom

Final piece of Coast Salish art installation unveiled at Regional District of Nanaimo headquarters

William Good, Snuneymuxw artist, addresses Regional District of Nanaimo directors and attendees at the unveiling of his Coast Salish art piece, Supernatural Eagle bringing the Salmon to the People, at the RDN boardroom May 28. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP seek Jonathan Gray, 32, who is alleged to have ripped out a woman’s lip ring. (Nanaimo RCMP photo)

Nanaimo RCMP seek man alleged to have ripped out woman’s lip ring

Jonathan Gray is wanted, alleged to have committed assault last month

Nanaimo RCMP seek Jonathan Gray, 32, who is alleged to have ripped out a woman’s lip ring. (Nanaimo RCMP photo)
Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. (Black Press Media)

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses review around ferry workers’ right to strike

B.C. Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union collective agreement expires November 2020

Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. (Black Press Media)
Stockings inside the Nanaimo home that Justin Feusse burglarized on Dec. 25, 2018. (News Bulletin file)

Christmas morning burglar sentenced on Vancouver Island

Justin Redmond Feusse, 20, sentenced to 240 days in jail for Dec. 25 break-and-enter

Stockings inside the Nanaimo home that Justin Feusse burglarized on Dec. 25, 2018. (News Bulletin file)
The Regional District of Nanaimo transit select committee will consider a report on May 23 that recommends offering busing 365 days a year at the cost of $42,021. (News Bulletin file)

RDN looking into providing bus service 365 days a year

RDN transit committee to consider adding bus service on Christmas, New Year’s and Good Friday

The Regional District of Nanaimo transit select committee will consider a report on May 23 that recommends offering busing 365 days a year at the cost of $42,021. (News Bulletin file)