Karl Yu

B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming, seen here at an aboriginal learning partnership funding announcement in June, said grade errors discovered earlier this week have been rectified. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith students assured that correct grades have been received

Revised results received Thursday, says school superintendent, ministry cites ‘human error’

B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming, seen here at an aboriginal learning partnership funding announcement in June, said grade errors discovered earlier this week have been rectified. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
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)
Transit hours, originally slated for a Lantzville route, will now be reallocated for the Route 40 VIU Express route, in time for January 2020. (News Bulletin file)

RDN Transit will add VIU service, connect to Nanaimo Airport

Hours slated for Lantzville to be reallocated to VIU Express as part of January 2020 expansion

Transit hours, originally slated for a Lantzville route, will now be reallocated for the Route 40 VIU Express route, in time for January 2020. (News Bulletin file)
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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

(News Bulletin file)
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Nanaimo Ladysmith education support workers reach tentative three-year deal

Union membership to vote on collective agreement on July 31

(News Bulletin file)
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)
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Busing to Duke Point listed as a priority in south Nanaimo transit plan

Regional District of Nanaimo transit committee to discuss South Nanaimo Local Area Transit Plan

(News Bulletin 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)
There have been reports of a bear near Coal Tyee Elementary School. (Black Press file)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith district school students kept indoors due to bear sighting

B.C. Conservation en route to Coal Tyee school, says Nanaimo school district

There have been reports of a bear near Coal Tyee Elementary School. (Black Press file)
The Queen of Oak Bay ferry is currently holding in dock due to a staffing issue, says B.C. Ferries. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-Vancouver ferry sets sail again after delay

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

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)
Mariah Elliott, a student from Bayview Elementary School, receives a necklace after her school’s performance at the T’uxusthamsh language celebration Thursday at Ladysmith Secondary School. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith students show off Hul’q’umin’um’ language skills

First Nations elders, teachers and students celebrate indigenous language

Mariah Elliott, a student from Bayview Elementary School, receives a necklace after her school’s performance at the T’uxusthamsh language celebration Thursday at Ladysmith Secondary School. (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)
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)
Armaan Singh Chandi, arrested following a 2016 drive-by shooting in Nanaimo, was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo May 16. (News Bulletin file)

Man sentenced for 2016 Vancouver Island drive-by shooting attempt

Armaan Singh Chandi of Surrey to serve nine years in jail

Armaan Singh Chandi, arrested following a 2016 drive-by shooting in Nanaimo, was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo May 16. (News Bulletin file)
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Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection advance voting falls short of last federal election turnout

Elections Canada says 9,004 Nanaimo-Ladysmith electors voted compared to 15,957 in 2015

(Black Press file)