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RCMP buy prolific crook a ferry ticket after he is banned from Vancouver Island

38-year-old was nabbed with a bait bike in Nanaimo

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Nanaimo-Ladysmith will elect a new member of Parliament today, May 6. NEWS BULLETIN photo

Polls open for Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection

Central Vancouver Island riding has been without representation since January

Nanaimo-Ladysmith will elect a new member of Parliament today, May 6. NEWS BULLETIN photo
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
Emergency crews are at the scene of a serious crash along the old Island Highway near Country Club Centre. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Motorcyclist dies after three-vehicle crash on old Island Highway

Accident happened at 12:15 p.m. Friday near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo

Emergency crews are at the scene of a serious crash along the old Island Highway near Country Club Centre. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
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
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Cash, cocaine, pot, meth, and fentanyl seized in Nanaimo drug busts

RCMP made multiple arrests with alleged ties to Red Scorpions gang

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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
Police have located Brianna Fisher of Nanaimo, who had been missing since Dec. 14. Photo submitted

UPDATE: Missing Vancouver Island teenager located

Brianna Fisher had been missing since December

Police have located Brianna Fisher of Nanaimo, who had been missing since Dec. 14. Photo submitted
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

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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