Nanaimo News Staff

Nanaimo RCMP are asking if members of the public can help identify a suspect who broke into suites while seniors slept at about 4 a.m. on June 8. PHOTO SUBMITTED

Masked man breaks into suites at B.C. seniors’ home

Nanaimo RCMP are asking if members of the public can help identify the suspect

Nanaimo RCMP are asking if members of the public can help identify a suspect who broke into suites while seniors slept at about 4 a.m. on June 8. PHOTO SUBMITTED
RCMP detachment in B.C. evacuated due to suspicious package

RCMP detachment in B.C. evacuated due to suspicious package

An explosives unit in Nanaimo was sent in to retrieve and dispose of the item

RCMP detachment in B.C. evacuated due to suspicious package
One man died after shots were fired during an arrest attempt at Nanaimo’s Departure Bay ferry terminal on Tuesday morning. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Police shooting on Vancouver Island stemmed from carjacking in Okanagan

Man was fatally shot during arrest attempt Tuesday at Departure Bay ferry terminal in Nanaimo

One man died after shots were fired during an arrest attempt at Nanaimo’s Departure Bay ferry terminal on Tuesday morning. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating at the scene of an alleged shooting at B.C. Ferries’ Departure Bay terminal. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

UPDATE: Man shot and killed during attempted arrest at Vancouver Island ferry terminal

Independent Investigations Office of B.C. takes over file after incident at Departure Bay in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating at the scene of an alleged shooting at B.C. Ferries’ Departure Bay terminal. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Another human foot washes up off Vancouver Island

Another human foot washes up off Vancouver Island

RCMP and B.C. Coroners Service investigating after discovery on Gabriola Island

Another human foot washes up off Vancouver Island
Nanaimo RCMP thought they were investigating a break-in and found a beaver on Wednesday night on Sun Valley Drive. JESSICA BOYD photo

RCMP discover beaver the culprit in break-and-enter attempt

Nanaimo RCMP responded to a 911 call on Sun Valley Drive on Wednesday night

Nanaimo RCMP thought they were investigating a break-in and found a beaver on Wednesday night on Sun Valley Drive. JESSICA BOYD photo
NANAIMO NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Province buys up company’s entire stock of rabbit disease vaccine

Vaccine arrives from France and is now being distributed to 50 veterinary clinics

NANAIMO NEWS BULLETIN file photo
The owners of MGM Restaurant were awarded almost $1.7 million by the Supreme Court of B.C. in a lawsuit against the Canada Revenue Agency. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Nanaimo restaurant owners awarded $1.7M in lawsuit

Supreme Court of B.C. justice finds CRA investigators were gleeful about anticipated prosecution

The owners of MGM Restaurant were awarded almost $1.7 million by the Supreme Court of B.C. in a lawsuit against the Canada Revenue Agency. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
The naval vessel HMCS Calgary spilled 30,000 litres of fuel into the Strait of Georgia east of Nanoose Bay yesterday. (Maritime Forces Pacific photo/Twitter)

Naval ship spills 30,000 litres of fuel in Georgia Strait

HMCS Calgary spilled fuel east of Nanaimo and Parksville on Saturday

The naval vessel HMCS Calgary spilled 30,000 litres of fuel into the Strait of Georgia east of Nanoose Bay yesterday. (Maritime Forces Pacific photo/Twitter)
Man trying to sleep in ATM vestibule in Nanaimo causes disturbance

Man trying to sleep in ATM vestibule in Nanaimo causes disturbance

Officers were called to a downtown bank on Feb. 2 at about 3 a.m.

Man trying to sleep in ATM vestibule in Nanaimo causes disturbance
Special prosecutor appointed after alleged death threat at Nanaimo city hall

Special prosecutor appointed after alleged death threat at Nanaimo city hall

B.C. Prosecution Service advises that Michael Klein was assigned to the file on Feb. 2

Special prosecutor appointed after alleged death threat at Nanaimo city hall
The prime minister will come to Nanaimo next week to talk about job creation and growing the economy. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)

Trudeau to host first B.C. town hall of the year

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will talk jobs and the economy on Feb. 2 in Nanaimo

The prime minister will come to Nanaimo next week to talk about job creation and growing the economy. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)
UPDATE: Stranded fuel barge has been secured near Bella Bella

UPDATE: Stranded fuel barge has been secured near Bella Bella

Jake Shearer, an American-owned tug and barge, has dropped anchor in rough water near Goose Island

UPDATE: Stranded fuel barge has been secured near Bella Bella
A Facebook video of a dog in a car leaning on the horn, dated Nov, 19, is making the rounds. (Facebook video image)

Video of dog honking truck horn at Beban Park going viral

Video was posted Nov. 19 and has been viewed over 225,000 times.

A Facebook video of a dog in a car leaning on the horn, dated Nov, 19, is making the rounds. (Facebook video image)
The BC Liberals leadership debate in Nanaimo is underway. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)

LIVE: BC Liberals kick off leadership debate in Nanaimo

Candidates’ forum is at noon at Vancouver Island Conference Centre

The BC Liberals leadership debate in Nanaimo is underway. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)
A former VIU staff member lodged a human rights complaint against the university, alleging female staff members and students were placed at risk of sexual harassment by a male student. (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Student’s alleged sexual role-plays lead to human rights complaint against VIU

Nanaimo university says it took appropriate actions to respond to sexual harassment concerns

A former VIU staff member lodged a human rights complaint against the university, alleging female staff members and students were placed at risk of sexual harassment by a male student. (NEWS BULLETIN file)
Thieves eat cake, steal car and pirate costumes in Nanaimo break-in. (News Bulletin file)

Suspects in Nanaimo steal car, pirate costumes and a piece of cake

Incident happened between 1-6 a.m. on Oct. 10 at a basement suite in the 900 block of Howard Avenue

Thieves eat cake, steal car and pirate costumes in Nanaimo break-in. (News Bulletin file)
Firefighters gather behind a home at 754 Nicol St. in Nanaimo on Tuesday. Multiple emergency services including RCMP and B.C. Ambulance were at the scene for several hours. A police investigation is ongoing.                                (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

7-year-old girl among three dead in Nanaimo house fire

Crews were called to the blaze at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters gather behind a home at 754 Nicol St. in Nanaimo on Tuesday. Multiple emergency services including RCMP and B.C. Ambulance were at the scene for several hours. A police investigation is ongoing.                                (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday. (Photo submitted)

Man in Halloween costume robs Vancouver Island liquor store

A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday

A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday. (Photo submitted)
Missing B.C. filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island

Missing B.C. filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island

Twyla Roscovich, 38, had been missing more than a week

Missing B.C. filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island