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Warmer, cooler, better-transported students coming soon to Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools students get $1.16 million injection from the B.C. government

Nanaimo victims lost nearly $200,000 to scams last year

Nanaimo Mounties warn about looking for love in the wrong places during Fraud Prevention Month

Whooping cough confirmed at Vancouver Island high school

Pertussis can be nagging and uncomfortable for teens, serious or even fatal for infants

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Telus spending $75M for better internet, cellphone service in Nanaimo area

Work expected to begin in April to connect areas to Telus PureFibre network

Drought fears high, Cowichan Lake already at August lows

Officials asking for early storage measures with lake just 40 per cent full

North Cowichan looks to smaller pot operations

Micro-marijuana facilities will be allowed in some commercial zones

Errington farmer receives death threats after two dogs shot, killed on her property

Woman says huskies were shot after entering her yard and attacking a goat

North Cowichan approves 3.2 per cent tax increase for 2019

Some councillors wanted less than three per cent

Vancouver Island teen in critical condition after being hit in a crosswalk

RCMP seek witnesses, dash cam footage after Nanaimo incident sends 17-year-old to Victoria hospital

Wounded Warriors run through Ladysmith

Event raises money for PTSD and mental health support programs for veterans, first responders

February snowfall nearly 10 times the normal in Chemainus

El Nino that was supposed to bring an early spring disappeared early in the month

Vancouver Island schools to see more than $15 million in upgrades

Province announces $206 million for B.C. school upgrades

New 650-metre skywalk to be built on the Malahat

Project a partnership between the Malahat Nation and private company

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

Routley welcomes restored ferry service

MLA pleased about reversal of cuts on Crofton-Vesuvius route

Vancouver Island University has new president

Deborah Saucier will replace Ralph Nilson for a five-year term

Ladysmith wants more money from developers

Town looks at raising development fees to help pay for infrastructure

  • Mar 4, 2019

Port Alice awaits word as few remaining pulp mill workers sent home

No word yet from company as to whether move marks permanent closure of dormant Neucel cellulose

New area code rolling out in B.C. this spring

All phone numbers with current area codes are set to run out by May 2020

Crofton and Chemainus Grade 7s going to Chemainus Secondary in the fall

Cowichan District School board votes on North Zone long-range plan