Chris Bush

Minor mattress fire could have killed, Nanaimo Fire Rescue warns

Public fire safety warnings issued following potentially deadly fire on Victoria Road

First Nations take over off-reserve family services in mid-Island region

Kw’umut Lelum hosts grand opening of new Nanaimo office

UPDATE: Gofundme campaign started for wife of victim in double fatal head-on crash

Clifford Bishop, 54, a resident of Cassidy, had been a truck driver since he was 18

Nanaimo garden tool maker hopes to cultivate investment on Dragons’ Den

Jen Gibb turned car accident injury into opportunity to take a fresh approach to garden tool design

December wet and gloomy, but not a weather record-breaker

Winds caused damage, but December was mostly just darker and wetter than average

UPDATE: Suspect turns himself in after stockings looted as family slept Christmas morning

Twenty-year-old Nanaimo man wanted in connection with Dec. 25 break-in and theft

Low number of impaired Vancouver Island drivers encouraging, RCMP say

Police say more party-goers counting on designated drivers, taxis and public transit for rides home

Winds whip up havoc across Nanaimo region

Heavy winds knock down power poles and trees, block roads and damage structures Thursday

Santa’s helicopter hospital hop brightens day for sick children in Nanaimo

Santa visits by B.C. Air Ambulance to bring smiles to young patients and hospital staff at NRGH

Sea Kings’ final flight holds special meaning for Nanaimo family

Dozens of people turn out with family of pilot to wave farewell to Sea King helicopters

Nanaimo woman tackles break-and-enter suspect

Woman and her partner struck with rock while wrestling with suspect before police arrived

Fisheries officers train to save beached whales on Vancouver Island

DFO exercise was held at Nanaimo’s Departure Bay Beach on Tuesday morning

City of Nanaimo begins shutdown of Discontent City

Nanaimo RCMP at Port Drive site, but don’t expect issues

Small group protests sexual interference sentence outside downtown Nanaimo cafe

Aladdin’s Cafe scene of small protest after owner receives “weak” sentence for sexual interference

New equipment and work spaces to improve cardiac care in Nanaimo and Parksville

Hospital foundation launches $1.8-million campaign for cardiac care in the region

Royal Canadian Legion places Branch 10 in Nanaimo under temporary trusteeship

RCMP investigating financial irregularities, Legion says

UPDATE: Police find car stolen from Nanaimo home invasion victims

Nanaimo RCMP examining car stolen from Garner Crescent home invasion victims

Nanaimo RCMP bring down the Juice on break-and-enter suspect

RCMP police dog police dog helps track down suspect during arrest in Chase River

Thieves follow courier truck to steal parcel from Lantzville doorstep

Nanaimo RCMP plea to public to practice parcel security

Threat prompts police response at Nanaimo high school

Police were checking students’ backpacks after threat made to NDSS