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Karl Yu

Karl Yu

After interning at Vancouver Metro free daily newspaper, I joined Black Press in 2010, working in the southern interior of B.C. and transferring to Vancouver Island in 2013. Court, education, and regional district government are among my news beats. I am a Ma Murray and Canadian Community Newspaper award winner.
karl.yu@nanaimobulletin.com

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Recent Work by Karl

As trial closes, defence says abuse led B.C. woman to kill ex with hammer

As trial closes, defence says abuse led B.C. woman to kill ex with hammer

Counsel for Paris Jayanne Laroche, 28, Crown begin summations in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver
Trial resumes for Nanaimo woman accused of killing ex-boyfriend

Trial resumes for Nanaimo woman accused of killing ex-boyfriend

Paris Jayanne Laroche, 28, on trial for murder and dismemberment
No lead in water at Nanaimo-Ladysmith schools, but water use a concern

No lead in water at Nanaimo-Ladysmith schools, but water use a concern

Trustees updated on work to get lead out of schools’ pipes
Habitat for Humanity’s biggest project on Island being built in Nanaimo

Habitat for Humanity’s biggest project on Island being built in Nanaimo

Four-building, 25-unit project planned for Metral Drive
Accused found not criminally responsible for Nanaimo coffee house killing

Accused found not criminally responsible for Nanaimo coffee house killing

James Turok faced second-degree murder charge related to fatal 2022 stabbing at Buzz Coffee House
Nanaimo non-profit working on recycling books into fire logs

Nanaimo non-profit working on recycling books into fire logs

Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island tasked with keeping 25,000 books out of the landfill
10 million pages printed as Nanaimo schools try to reduce paper waste

10 million pages printed as Nanaimo schools try to reduce paper waste

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district staff updates trustees on paper-reduction strategy
Vancouver Island University may cut the music due to budget troubles

Vancouver Island University may cut the music due to budget troubles

Jazz diploma program, scheduled to start in fall, at risk due to deficit
B.C. Supreme Court decides CVRD can’t be sued over metal recycling operation

B.C. Supreme Court decides CVRD can’t be sued over metal recycling operation

Neighbours filed lawsuit last year against regional district and Schnitzer Steel
Cop credits running for mental health during Wounded Warriors Nanaimo stop

Cop credits running for mental health during Wounded Warriors Nanaimo stop

2024 Wounded Warrior Run B.C.’s Daryl Baswick talks about healing effect of running
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