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What started off as a way to learn about caring for her guinea pig has taken Makenna Cyr to conferences all over B.C. and even in the United States.
5 hrs ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin
With the B.C. government pushing the liquefied natural gas industry, Nanaimo may be able to take advantage of related opportunities that come.
At approximately 6:30 p.m., firefighters were called to a single-storey house fire at at 5277 Catalina Dr. after neighbours reported seeing smoke.
The BC Court of Appeal has dismissed the director's appeal of a BC Supreme Court ruling that said affidavits in support of a 2003 search of the Nanaimo clubhouse should be unsealed, so the defence can challenge their admissibility.
The 2014 Scotiabank and B.C. SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk takes place each September, with the Nanaimo chapter holding its edition Sept.
Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.
Some north Nanaimo residents were concerned to see ocean dumping in the Strait of Georgia this summer, but it's actually just business as usual.
The woman injured in a house fire on Sunday has been released from hospital and is having her claim processed by her insurance company.
It is estimated there are more than 3,500 people in B.C. who are living with HIV but don't know it.
You are sure to get your honky-tonk fix when the Coombs Country Music Jamboree presents three days of country music August 22, 23 and 24. There will be several singing cowboys and cowgirls at the weekend festival, but Angie Harriott says you don't have to be a hillbilly to enjoy the music being presented.
Annika van Steen, left, and Erika Warwick were at the Staples on Aulds Road for the Stock the Lockers kickoff event.
Alexandra Tavernier of France competes in the women's hammer throw final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich.
While there will be plenty of jokes in Dr. Arya Sharma's Fringe Festival show, don't expect any of them to be at the expense of fat people.
Sunday Concerts in the Park 6-8 p.m. at Ladysmith's Transfer Beach Park. Admission by donation.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:09 pm
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