Nanaimo News Staff

The Nanaimo RCMP hopes the public can help identify a man suspected of stealing four rings worth nearly $20,000. Photo submitted

Rings worth $20,000 stolen from B.C. jewelry store

Nanaimo Mounties hope public can help find suspect from last month’s theft

The Nanaimo RCMP hopes the public can help identify a man suspected of stealing four rings worth nearly $20,000. Photo submitted
Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews respond to a fire at Brechin Elementary School April 3. Police are investigating eight suspicious small fires that have occurred at the school this month.                                CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Police probe eight fires set at B.C. elementary school

Nanaimo RCMP say fires appear to have been set intentionally

Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews respond to a fire at Brechin Elementary School April 3. Police are investigating eight suspicious small fires that have occurred at the school this month.                                CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file)

Employee gone after more than 100 have privacy breached by Island Health worker

More than 100 patient records accessed in privacy breach at Nanaimo hospital

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file)
Spindle Whorl, a wooden sculpture located at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Crescent, was stolen sometime over the weekend according a press release issued by the Nanaimo RCMP. Photos submitted

First Nations public art piece stolen in Nanaimo

Spindle Whorl went missing over the weekend, according to Nanaimo RCMP

Spindle Whorl, a wooden sculpture located at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Crescent, was stolen sometime over the weekend according a press release issued by the Nanaimo RCMP. Photos submitted
B.C. RCMP stop cyclist with no helmet, find out he’s wanted for murder

B.C. RCMP stop cyclist with no helmet, find out he’s wanted for murder

Kyle Antonio Dias, 19, to face second-degree murder charge in Toronto

B.C. RCMP stop cyclist with no helmet, find out he’s wanted for murder
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of New Westminster departing Duke Point terminal in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

How would you improve travel on BC Ferries?

Corporation launches public engagement as it looks to replace four major boats

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of New Westminster departing Duke Point terminal in Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
B.C. Coroners Service wants help identifying a man found dead on Valdes Island on June 23. He had tattoos like the ones pictured. (Submitted photo)

Coroners trying to identify, by his tattoos, man found dead in Gulf Islands last year

Dead man had a Kottonmouth Kings hip hop group tattoo on his back

B.C. Coroners Service wants help identifying a man found dead on Valdes Island on June 23. He had tattoos like the ones pictured. (Submitted photo)
Police dog Jager. PHOTO SUBMITTED

B.C. police dog helps in arrest of suspect found hiding in bushes

30-year-old woman from Campbell River arrested in Nanaimo

Police dog Jager. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Sheila Malcolmson of the B.C. NDP celebrates her byelection victory with Premier John Horgan on Wednesday at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN photo

UPDATE: NDP candidate wins Nanaimo byelection

Sheila Malcolmson earned about 49 per cent of the vote; all ballot boxes now counted

Sheila Malcolmson of the B.C. NDP celebrates her byelection victory with Premier John Horgan on Wednesday at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN photo
BLACK PRESS file photo

Elections Canada says byelection required in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

The earliest a byelection could take place is Feb. 25

BLACK PRESS file photo
UPDATED: B.C. boy dies after being hit by truck while cycling

UPDATED: B.C. boy dies after being hit by truck while cycling

Eight-year-old Linden Baglo struck and killed Sunday in Nanaimo

UPDATED: B.C. boy dies after being hit by truck while cycling
Michele Ney of the B.C. Greens, Tony Harris of the B.C. Liberals and Sheila Malcolmson of the B.C. NDP are running in a byelection in Nanaimo Jan. 30. NEWS BULLETIN file photos

Nanaimo byelection to be held Jan. 30

Premier announces byelection date to fill seat vacated by Leonard Krog

Michele Ney of the B.C. Greens, Tony Harris of the B.C. Liberals and Sheila Malcolmson of the B.C. NDP are running in a byelection in Nanaimo Jan. 30. NEWS BULLETIN file photos
Thieves ransack B.C. home on Christmas morning

Thieves ransack B.C. home on Christmas morning

Break-in happened at about 3 a.m. Dec. 25 at a home in Nanaimo

Thieves ransack B.C. home on Christmas morning
NEWS BULLETIN file photo

B.C. cannabis company partnering with Labatt on non-alcoholic drinks with THC

Nanaimo cannabis company, brewery will each invest up to $50 million

NEWS BULLETIN file photo
B.C. single mom’s phone stolen while she was helping car crash victims

B.C. single mom’s phone stolen while she was helping car crash victims

Anne Marie Behan in Nanaimo hopes for phone’s return

B.C. single mom’s phone stolen while she was helping car crash victims
NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Deer carcasses don’t belong in green bins, says B.C. city

City of Nanaimo issues reminder to residents, saying fur isn’t compostable

NEWS BULLETIN file photo
City of Nanaimo mayoral candidates Don Hubbard, left, Ray Farmere and Leonard Krog at a debate earlier this month. Krog won in a landslide but Farmere is asking for a recount. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

UPDATE: B.C. mayoral candidate who lost by 20,000 votes denied a recount

Ray Farmere, who received 365 votes, applied for a judicial recount in Nanaimo

City of Nanaimo mayoral candidates Don Hubbard, left, Ray Farmere and Leonard Krog at a debate earlier this month. Krog won in a landslide but Farmere is asking for a recount. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson announces that she will be pursuing the Nanaimo MLA seat in a coming byelection. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Federal MP will to try to hold Island riding in coming MLA byelection

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson will seek provincial NDP nomination in coming byelection

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson announces that she will be pursuing the Nanaimo MLA seat in a coming byelection. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Man who died at BC Ferries terminal shot himself as police fired: watchdog

Man who died at BC Ferries terminal shot himself as police fired: watchdog

Officers didn’t commit any offence, says police watchdog office

Man who died at BC Ferries terminal shot himself as police fired: watchdog
MLA to become Nanaimo’s next mayor, could weaken NDP’s grasp on power

MLA to become Nanaimo’s next mayor, could weaken NDP’s grasp on power

Leonard Krog’s win will trigger a byelection when he gives up his provincial seat

MLA to become Nanaimo’s next mayor, could weaken NDP’s grasp on power