Karl Yu

(News Bulletin file)

B.C. Ferries vessel gets tangled up with fishing boat

Incident happened Wednesday on Queen of Alberni’s Tsawwassen-Duke Point ferry run

(News Bulletin file)
(News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo’s Discontent City can remain where it is until the end of next month

B.C. Supreme Court judge grants application for an extension to comply with injunction

(News Bulletin file)
Dustin Dennis Zinter, was found guilty in a November 2015 incident where a Ladysmith woman was killed. (KARL YU/News Bulletin file)

Apology ‘late’ and ‘weak’ as ‘coward’ gets six years in fatal Vancouver Island crash

Dustin Dennis Zinter guilty of dangerous driving causing 2015 death of Ladysmith woman

Dustin Dennis Zinter, was found guilty in a November 2015 incident where a Ladysmith woman was killed. (KARL YU/News Bulletin file)
Hallmark Channel series Chesapeake Shores filmed in Nanaimo back in April. (News Bulletin file)

More than 30 films shot in northern Vancouver Island region, $2M to economy

Film commission updates Regional District of Nanaimo on 2018 activities

Hallmark Channel series Chesapeake Shores filmed in Nanaimo back in April. (News Bulletin file)
A vehicle ended up in the water at Newcastle Channel this afternoon. The incident happened at 1:35 p.m. along Stewart Avenue near St. George Street. Multiple emergency response crews attended the scene. KARL YU/The News Bulletin

Senior pulled from vehicle after driving into Newcastle Channel

Incident happened at 1:35 p.m. in area of Stewart Avenue, near St. George Street

A vehicle ended up in the water at Newcastle Channel this afternoon. The incident happened at 1:35 p.m. along Stewart Avenue near St. George Street. Multiple emergency response crews attended the scene. KARL YU/The News Bulletin
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Vancouver Island teacher disciplined for physically restraining five-year-old

B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation releases resolution agreement for September 2017 incident

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Graham James Lackey, 51, received an 18-month jail sentence at provincial court in Nanaimo on Aug. 30 for possessing child pornography. (News Bulletin file)

Repeat offender gets 18-month sentence for child porn possession in Nanaimo

Graham James Lackey, 51, sentenced at provincial court in Nanaimo Aug. 30

Graham James Lackey, 51, received an 18-month jail sentence at provincial court in Nanaimo on Aug. 30 for possessing child pornography. (News Bulletin file)
Graham James Lackey, 51, received an 18-month jail sentence at provincial court in Nanaimo on Aug. 30 for possessing child pornography. (News Bulletin file)

Repeat offender receives 18-month jail sentence for child porn possession

Graham James Lackey, 51, sentenced at provincial court in Nanaimo Aug. 30

Graham James Lackey, 51, received an 18-month jail sentence at provincial court in Nanaimo on Aug. 30 for possessing child pornography. (News Bulletin file)
Wayne Robert Smith has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for sexual interference of a person under 16 years old. (News Bulletin file)

Man gets 18 months’ jail for sex with minor in Parksville

Wayne Robert Smith sentenced Tuesday for incidents from 2016

Wayne Robert Smith has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for sexual interference of a person under 16 years old. (News Bulletin file)
Jason and Jubilee Brown have grown a tall sunflower, estimated to be approximately 15-feet in height. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

VIDEO: B.C. father and daughter grow 15-foot sunflower

Jason Brown grew plant with daughter Jubilee. Says it is tall as his Vancouver Island house

Jason and Jubilee Brown have grown a tall sunflower, estimated to be approximately 15-feet in height. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP received a report of a man masturbating in public on Aug. 21 in the Hamilton Avenue-Fifth Street area. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo RCMP investigating after woman witnesses lewd act

Man seen masturbating in his car in Harewood area Tuesday

Nanaimo RCMP received a report of a man masturbating in public on Aug. 21 in the Hamilton Avenue-Fifth Street area. (News Bulletin file)
The Marmot Recovery Foundation was glad to learn that Molly the marmot gave birth to six pups, but the marmot population is not sustainable, according to conservationists. (Jordan Cormack photo)

Newborn Vancouver Island marmots have conservationists encouraged

Marmot Recovery Foundation in Nanaimo says the species population isn’t yet at sustainable levels

The Marmot Recovery Foundation was glad to learn that Molly the marmot gave birth to six pups, but the marmot population is not sustainable, according to conservationists. (Jordan Cormack photo)
Nanaimo RCMP were on scene in the Harewood area last night after reports of a man yelling in the street, brandishing a pair of guns. (News Bulletin file photo)

RCMP arrest man yelling and brandishing guns in Vancouver Island neighbourhood

Incident occurred Thursday night in area of Park Avenue and Seventh Street in Nanaimo, B.C.

Nanaimo RCMP were on scene in the Harewood area last night after reports of a man yelling in the street, brandishing a pair of guns. (News Bulletin file photo)
A military gun hit a taxi this afternoon at the intersection of Comox Road and Terminal Avenue. (MIKE HAYDUKEWICH photo)

Accident on Vancouver Island after artillery gun rolls down hill and damages taxi

Witness says accident happend about 1 p.m. Saturday; RCMP investigating

A military gun hit a taxi this afternoon at the intersection of Comox Road and Terminal Avenue. (MIKE HAYDUKEWICH photo)
A Novurania inflatable speedboat owned by the family of late Nanaimo philanthropist Tom Harris was stolen from the Pipers Lagoon area Thursday. (News Bulletin file)

RCMP investigating after speedboat of late Nanaimo philanthropist stolen

Surveillance video shows boat taken July 5 from house in north Nanaimo

A Novurania inflatable speedboat owned by the family of late Nanaimo philanthropist Tom Harris was stolen from the Pipers Lagoon area Thursday. (News Bulletin file)
Dustin Dennis Zinter outside the courthouse in Nanaimo on Friday. Zinter is on trial for a November 2015 accident in which a Ladysmith woman was killed. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Lawyer fired in B.C. courtroom during trial for dangerous driving causing death

Dustin Dennis Zinter was charged following November 2015 accident near Nanaimo, B.C.

Dustin Dennis Zinter outside the courthouse in Nanaimo on Friday. Zinter is on trial for a November 2015 accident in which a Ladysmith woman was killed. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
VIDEO: Trades jobs the way of the future on Vancouver Island?

VIDEO: Trades jobs the way of the future on Vancouver Island?

Hundreds of people attend Black Press Career Fair in Nanaimo

VIDEO: Trades jobs the way of the future on Vancouver Island?
The Canadian Coast Guard had a booth at the most recent Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair earlier this year. The career fair will come to Nanaimo on June 21. BLACK PRESS file photo

Wide range of employers will be looking for workers at Island job fair

Still time to register for a table at June 21 education and career fair at Nanaimo Military Camp

The Canadian Coast Guard had a booth at the most recent Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair earlier this year. The career fair will come to Nanaimo on June 21. BLACK PRESS file photo
A Hindu organization is asking that Nanaimo-based company Om Boys pull a jacket featuring the likeness of deity Ganesh, as it deems it offensive. (Om Boys website screenshot)

UPDATE: Hindu organization asks B.C. company to pull ‘offensive’ jacket

Om Boys jacket features likeness of deity Ganesh holding a wrench

A Hindu organization is asking that Nanaimo-based company Om Boys pull a jacket featuring the likeness of deity Ganesh, as it deems it offensive. (Om Boys website screenshot)
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, a investment regulatory body, has banned a Kenneth Edward Smith, a former Nanaimo financial advisor, from plying his trade for life. (Black Press file)

Former Vancouver Island financial advisor fined $125,000, banned for life

Kenneth Edward Smith violated rules while working for Queensbury Securities Inc. in Nanaimo

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, a investment regulatory body, has banned a Kenneth Edward Smith, a former Nanaimo financial advisor, from plying his trade for life. (Black Press file)