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Island organization gives $30K to help establish marine trail

A Vancouver Island-based organization has poured thousands of dollars of funding into the establishment of a new marine trail system.

Kenmore Air suspends service to Nanaimo Airport

NANAIMO – Kenmore Air cutting regular scheduled flights from Seattle to Nanaimo after just 14 months.

Cowichan Valley water steward dies in plane crash

Two men had built small home-built amphibious airplane together.

Federal government commits $1 million to Nanaimo Airport

Nanaimo Airport will upgrade its firefighting capabilities and make a clean sweep of its runways.

Duck Paterson honoured for his service to newspaper industry

Paterson worked in ad design and pagination for Black Press in Ladysmith and Nanaimo for more than 44 years.

Capt. Cole Cook of the Cranberry VFD in front of the smouldering remains of the Country Kitchen restaurant

The cause of the fire had not been determined by press time, and the Nanaimo RCMP is asking for information from the public.

Cedar Secondary School student dies in longboarding accident

NANAIMO – Cedar Secondary School student struck and killed by pickup truck while longboarding on road near school.

Air Canada Jazz engine fire forces emergency landing at Nanaimo Airport

NANAIMO – Engine fire forces Air Canada Jazz crew to abort flight and make emergency landing at Nanaimo Airport.

Help stock local lockers

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation aims to raise $50,000 by Sept. 5 to purchase school supplies and meals for disadvantaged children.

Tour de Rock personal for Nanaimo mom

NANAIMO – Const. Misty Dmytar rides for son, Griffyn, in annual fundraiser.

Neighbours rescue teens from Cedar house fire

NANAIMO – Fire chief credits neighbours' quick action with saving lives of three teens in weekend house fire.

Ladysmith woman dies in her car

Passerby finds woman driver unresponsive after car goes off road south of Nanaimo.

Cedar Road rollover


Commercial vehicle safety inspectors and police survey the wreck of a semi tractor trailer rig that flipped in North Oyster Monday.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in confinement, beating of Nanaimo woman

NANAIMO – RCMP issued arrest warrant for Nanaimo man accused of confining and beating 18-year-old woman.

Ladysmith man will appear in Nanaimo court on child pornography charge

A Ladysmith man has been charged with possessing child pornography.

Council hopefuls address their public

Candidates share their views on 24-hour policing, watershed protection and extending the town’s boundaries

Geocachers find burial site near Nanaimo

A group of geocachers found more than they were searching for on the weekend.

Ladysmith man arrested in child porn case

A 64-year-old Ladysmith man was arrested Dec. 15 after Mounties seized what…