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International students ‘biggest unknown’ in Nanaimo school district’s budget planning

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board will look at preliminary 2020-21 budget this week

Man dies in Jeep crash on backroad north of Ladysmith

Vancouver Island RCMP says accident occurred on McKay Lake Road on Tuesday evening

Ferry sailings from Departure Bay to start up again June 3

B.C. Ferries says it has chosen to resume service earlier than anticipated

Long weekend starting with two-sailing ferry wait to get to Nanaimo

Tsawwassen-Duke Point ferries reaching their pandemic-limited capacity

Nanaimo region pushing for a Vancouver Island-wide transportation master plan

Association of local governments on the Island working toward setting up committee

Two people injured in quad accident south of Nanaimo

Man and woman suffered injuries in McKay Lake area, says Cranberry fire chief

Nanaimo school district COVID-19 response includes loaning 2,000 Chromebooks

SD68 figuring out learning-at-home and technology needs through June and potentially into fall

Nanaimo Salvation Army sees 400 a day using meal program, needs donations

Dawne Anderson, fundraising and promo coordinator, says more clients being fed during pandemic

Nanaimo retirement community residents answer dance-off challenge

Berwick on the Lake residents show their moves out on their balconies

Don’t chop off too much during COVID crisis, say Island hair professionals

People getting antsy with their scissors since barbershops, salons ordered closed in March

Vancouver Island lawyers worry about court backlogs due to COVID-19-related closures

Nanaimo courthouse closed except for certain matters deemed essential

Security posted to deal with COVID-19-defying skateboarders near Nanaimo

Regional District of Nanaimo official says barriers in place, but more measures may be needed

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district operating learning centres for children of essential service workers

SD68 to provide more information this week on a continuity of education plan for other students

COVID-19 hasn’t yet caused cancellation of Nanaimo’s Bathtub race or VIEX

Marine festival, agricultural fair organizers taking wait-and-see approach

Nanaimo company offering free soil for self-isolators to get into gardening

Milner Group inviting the public to pick up soil at its Biggs Road recycling facility on Saturday

Island officials say water treatment already in place to combat COVID-19

South Fork, Englishman River water treatment use membrane, UV filtering

Venting in the newspaper helps restore Nanaimo woman’s pet memorial

Nora Crosby has painted rock returned, receives support from Nanaimo Rocks Facebook group

Ferry breaks down at Departure Bay, several sailings cancelled

B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay held in dock in Nanaimo due to main engine issue

Couple celebrates anniversary through a window at Nanaimo seniors’ home

Frank and Rena Phillips marked occasion at Nanaimo Seniors Village this week while social distancing