Karl Yu

Emergency services and Washington State Department of Transportation crews on scene on the I-5 in Thurston County Nov. 18. (Washington State Department of Transportation image)

Nanaimo man shot and killed by police after allegedly car-jacking semi truck in Washington state

Thurston County Coroner identifies 32-year-old shot and killed near Olympia on Nov. 18

Emergency services and Washington State Department of Transportation crews on scene on the I-5 in Thurston County Nov. 18. (Washington State Department of Transportation image)
A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)

Dog that was dragged behind pickup receiving care from Nanaimo SPCA

Three-year-old German shepherd healing after suffering ‘devastating injuries’ in Duncan incident

A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)
Santa Claus will be coming to town on Saturdays and Sundays for Winterfest and Gingerbread Village at the conference centre in downtown Nanaimo until Sunday, Dec. 18. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Santa comes to town, heralds start of Winterfest and Gingerbread Village in Nanaimo

Jolly Old St. Nick flies in to Nanaimo waterfront morning of Saturday, Nov. 26

Santa Claus will be coming to town on Saturdays and Sundays for Winterfest and Gingerbread Village at the conference centre in downtown Nanaimo until Sunday, Dec. 18. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP are on scene of a stabbing incident in the area of Bruce Avenue and Fifth Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Man stabbed at strip mall in Nanaimo

RCMP on scene in Harewood looking for multiple people of interest in investigation

Nanaimo RCMP are on scene of a stabbing incident in the area of Bruce Avenue and Fifth Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Four Nanaimo Fire Rescue engines were on scene of a fire on Millstone Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 19. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Four fire engines called in to tackle blaze at Millstone Ave. apartment in Nanaimo

Seven displaced by fire on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 19

Four Nanaimo Fire Rescue engines were on scene of a fire on Millstone Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 19. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Organizers of the Pat Docherty Memorial golf tournament present $103,000 to the Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation. On hand for the cheque presentation are Wes Zannet, left, and Don Slaughter, event organizers; Damian Lange, Nanaimo Regional General Hospital interim executive director of clinical operations; Jennie Robson, NRGH interim site director; and Barney Ellis-Perry, Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation CEO. (Photo submitted)

Charity golf tournament organizers raise $100,000 for Nanaimo hospital foundation

Pat Docherty Memorial Tournament has raised $240,000 for NRGH the past three years

Organizers of the Pat Docherty Memorial golf tournament present $103,000 to the Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation. On hand for the cheque presentation are Wes Zannet, left, and Don Slaughter, event organizers; Damian Lange, Nanaimo Regional General Hospital interim executive director of clinical operations; Jennie Robson, NRGH interim site director; and Barney Ellis-Perry, Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation CEO. (Photo submitted)
Zinnia Oke smashes a pumpkin at The Great Nanaimo Pumpkin Toss fundraiser benefiting Nanaimo Child Development Centre on Nov. 5. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Scenes from The Great Pumpkin Toss, benefiting Nanaimo Child Development Centre

Halloween pumpkins disposed of in fun manner, near East Wellington fire hall

Zinnia Oke smashes a pumpkin at The Great Nanaimo Pumpkin Toss fundraiser benefiting Nanaimo Child Development Centre on Nov. 5. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association is recommending against ratification of a tentative deal between the Province of B.C. and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation. (Stock photo)

Nanaimo teachers’ union advising members to vote against new agreement recommended by BCTF

Tentative deal doesn’t adequately address teaching conditions, inflation, says NDTA president

Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association is recommending against ratification of a tentative deal between the Province of B.C. and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation. (Stock photo)
RCMP were on scene after numerous shots were fired at a house on Nicol Street the night of Nov. 2. (News Bulletin file photo)

Multiple shots fired toward house in Nanaimo’s south end

RCMP investigating incident that happened Wednesday, Nov. 2, at about 10 p.m.

RCMP were on scene after numerous shots were fired at a house on Nicol Street the night of Nov. 2. (News Bulletin file photo)
RCMP were on scene after numerous shots were fired at a house on Nicol Street the night of Nov. 3. (News Bulletin file photo)

Multiple shots fired toward house on Nicol Street in Nanaimo

RCMP investigating incident that happened Wednesday, Nov. 2, at about 10 p.m.

RCMP were on scene after numerous shots were fired at a house on Nicol Street the night of Nov. 3. (News Bulletin file photo)
After being lost near Vancouver Island’s west coast close to four months ago, Hobbes the cat was reunited with his owner this past weekend at the B.C. SPCA branch in Nanaimo. (Nanaimo SPCA photo)

Cat lost on the other side of the Island shows up in Nanaimo, gets reunited with owner

Hobbes brought to Nanaimo SPCA months after running away near Vancouver Island’s west coast

After being lost near Vancouver Island’s west coast close to four months ago, Hobbes the cat was reunited with his owner this past weekend at the B.C. SPCA branch in Nanaimo. (Nanaimo SPCA photo)
There will be a place for people to dispose of jack-o’-lanterns after Halloween, with the Great Pumpkin Toss in East Wellington on Saturday, Nov. 5. (News Bulletin file photo)

Pumpkin cannon ready to fire in Nanaimo the weekend after Halloween

Great Pumpkin Toss community event and fundraiser takes place Saturday, Nov. 5, in East Wellington

There will be a place for people to dispose of jack-o’-lanterns after Halloween, with the Great Pumpkin Toss in East Wellington on Saturday, Nov. 5. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nolan Beise, founder of Circl, shows off a headset used to measure brain activity. Beise was among those presenting at a health-care technology showcase Oct. 26 at Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s summit in Nanaimo. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Entrepreneurs at Island summit showcase high-tech solutions for health-care issues

Brain activity tracking, Indigenous mental health, seniors’ care discussed at summit in Nanaimo

Nolan Beise, founder of Circl, shows off a headset used to measure brain activity. Beise was among those presenting at a health-care technology showcase Oct. 26 at Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s summit in Nanaimo. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Adrianna Golinsky, preps to set out across Westwood Lake. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Witches trade brooms for paddles at Halloween-themed charity event in Nanaimo

Westwood Lake Witch Paddle benefits Loaves and Fishes food bank and Nanaimo Foodshare

Adrianna Golinsky, preps to set out across Westwood Lake. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has concluded an investigation of a plane that departed from Nanaimo and crashed in Hope in November 2021. (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre photo)

Oxygen supply a factor in plane crash that killed two in Hope, investigation finds

Transportation safety board issues report on last year’s crash of Cessna flight from Nanaimo

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has concluded an investigation of a plane that departed from Nanaimo and crashed in Hope in November 2021. (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre photo)
Legal action has been initiated by the parent of a student that fell down an air shaft at Dover Bay Secondary School in June 2017. (News Bulletin file photo)

School district being sued after student fell down air duct five years ago in Nanaimo

Parent suing SD68 and another student in relation to 2017 incident at Dover Bay Secondary

Legal action has been initiated by the parent of a student that fell down an air shaft at Dover Bay Secondary School in June 2017. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Iranian-Canadian community in Nanaimo held a rally speaking out against Iran’s government and the death of Mahsa Amini. Amini, an Iranian woman, died in police custody Sept. 16, sparking protests. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Island Iranian-Canadians express outrage at Iran’s ‘regime of discrimination’

Rally held at Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park the afternoon of Oct. 22

The Iranian-Canadian community in Nanaimo held a rally speaking out against Iran’s government and the death of Mahsa Amini. Amini, an Iranian woman, died in police custody Sept. 16, sparking protests. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Pet owners can now receive virtual veterinary care through a telemedicine pilot program through VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital. (Stock photo)

Vancouver Island veterinary hospital offering virtual appointment pilot project

Island pet owners have access to VCA Canada telemedicine program out of Nanaimo base

Pet owners can now receive virtual veterinary care through a telemedicine pilot program through VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital. (Stock photo)
Police and investigators at the scene of an August 2020 accident that claimed the life of a Ladysmith woman. Steven Roderick Knowles has been charged in relation to the incident. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect in fatal Ladysmith hit-and-run, arrested after manhunt, charged

Steven Roderick Knowles charged in accident on Trans-Canada Highway that killed woman

Police and investigators at the scene of an August 2020 accident that claimed the life of a Ladysmith woman. Steven Roderick Knowles has been charged in relation to the incident. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board has approved a pilot project for before- and after-school care for school-aged children set to begin fall 2023. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public School to launch child care pilot next school year

Before- and after-school care will be offered to school-aged children

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board has approved a pilot project for before- and after-school care for school-aged children set to begin fall 2023. (News Bulletin file)