Nanaimo News Staff

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help track down a Wood-Mizer LT40 portable sawmill stolen from a property on Jingle Pot Road. (News Bulletin file photo)

Thieves in Nanaimo cut through lock, hitch up portable sawmill, make getaway

Culprits steal equipment worth $30,000 from rural property on Jingle Pot Road

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help track down a Wood-Mizer LT40 portable sawmill stolen from a property on Jingle Pot Road. (News Bulletin file photo)
A woman in Nanaimo lost about $4,000 to scammers claiming to represent an online marketplace. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo woman tricked by scammer into granting online banking access

Woman has $4,000 stolen from bank accounts

A woman in Nanaimo lost about $4,000 to scammers claiming to represent an online marketplace. (News Bulletin file photo)
A security guard was allegedly attacked this past weekend by a man wielding a pipe, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Stock photo)

Security guard allegedly beaten with pipe in downtown Nanaimo

Victim sustained cuts and bruises to his face in attack Saturday, Oct. 22

A security guard was allegedly attacked this past weekend by a man wielding a pipe, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Stock photo)
Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help them reunite a stolen Kona mountain bike with its owner. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo cyclist stops to visit family, has bike stolen from front yard

Unknown man in grey hoodie seen riding away with mountain bike

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help them reunite a stolen Kona mountain bike with its owner. (News Bulletin file photo)
B.C. SPCA Nanaimo Branch is looking for donations from the public to help cover treatment costs for Ladybug, a five-month-old puppy suffering from a severe case of mange. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo SPCA looking for donations to treat puppy suffering from severe mange

Five-month-old Ladybug suffering severe itching and hair loss from mite infestation

B.C. SPCA Nanaimo Branch is looking for donations from the public to help cover treatment costs for Ladybug, a five-month-old puppy suffering from a severe case of mange. (Photo submitted)
The State of the Island Economic Summit will happen Oct. 26-27 in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Business and community leaders gathering for Vancouver Island Economic Summit

Sessions explore forest health and climate, future of Island food production and more

The State of the Island Economic Summit will happen Oct. 26-27 in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has cleared an RCMP officer of responsibility for injuries sustained by a man while he was being led into Nanaimo RCMP detachment cells. (News Bulletin file photo)

IIO investigation into arrested man’s injuries clears Nanaimo RCMP officer of wrongdoing

Intoxicated man injured while being booked into cells at Nanaimo RCMP detachment

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has cleared an RCMP officer of responsibility for injuries sustained by a man while he was being led into Nanaimo RCMP detachment cells. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Nanaimo Clippers won both their games at the BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack this week, Oct. 18-19. (News Bulletin file photo)

First-place Nanaimo Clippers show well at BCHL Showcase

Team wins pair of weekday games to climb atop Coastal Conference with 8-1 record

The Nanaimo Clippers won both their games at the BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack this week, Oct. 18-19. (News Bulletin file photo)
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Backpack of cash gets stolen while Nanaimo RCMP arrest alleged gas station robber

Both suspects involved arrested and facing charges

(News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog celebrates his re-election with a drink at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on Saturday, Oct. 15. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Krog re-elected as Nanaimo mayor, Manly top vote-getter among council candidates

Manly, Perrino, Eastmure elected, while Bonner and Maartman won’t be part of next council

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog celebrates his re-election with a drink at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on Saturday, Oct. 15. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A victim of crime in Nanaimo couldn’t even get out of his driveway to go on trip before a thief stole his luggage. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo traveller trying to pack for trip has luggage stolen from driveway

Nanaimo RCMP remind residents not to leave items unattended

A victim of crime in Nanaimo couldn’t even get out of his driveway to go on trip before a thief stole his luggage. (News Bulletin file photo)
A 23-year-old Nanaimo woman is considered a missing person as she has not had contact with her family since Oct. 1 and has not collected her belongings from an apartment she was supposed to have vacated by the end of September. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo woman who didn’t move out of her apartment as planned now considered missing

23-year-old has not had contact with her family since Oct. 1, say RCMP

A 23-year-old Nanaimo woman is considered a missing person as she has not had contact with her family since Oct. 1 and has not collected her belongings from an apartment she was supposed to have vacated by the end of September. (Photo submitted)
A musical artist from Nanaimo releases his first single and music video ‘Upside Down’ early October. (Aron Shane Photography)

Nanaimo alternative rock musician returns from 8-year hiatus with new single and video

Adam Ashten’s ‘Upside Down’ releases on all streaming platforms Oct. 7

A musical artist from Nanaimo releases his first single and music video ‘Upside Down’ early October. (Aron Shane Photography)
A Nanaimo woman had her lost wallet and $1,000 cash returned after a Nanoose Bay man found it on the highway and turned it over to police. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man finds wallet containing $1,000 on highway median, turns it in to Nanaimo RCMP

Woman reunited with wallet and cash lost on shopping trip

A Nanaimo woman had her lost wallet and $1,000 cash returned after a Nanoose Bay man found it on the highway and turned it over to police. (Black Press Media file photo)
A truck went off the side of the Island Highway and crashed into a house in Nanoose Bay on Monday, Oct. 3. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Semi truck goes off Island Highway and crashes into house in Nanoose Bay

Incident happened near Summerset Road on Monday, Oct. 3

A truck went off the side of the Island Highway and crashed into a house in Nanoose Bay on Monday, Oct. 3. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for witnesses to a collision between a pickup truck and man using a wheelchair on Fifth Street and Railway Avenue on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Black Press Media file photo)

Person using wheelchair seriously injured in collision with pickup truck in Nanaimo

Man airlifted to hospital in Vancouver after incident Wednesday, Sept. 28

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for witnesses to a collision between a pickup truck and man using a wheelchair on Fifth Street and Railway Avenue on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sarah Leckie will show ‘Naptime Vocation,’ an exploration into her new identity as a mom at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts, opening Sept. 30. (Submitted image)

Ceramic artist explores motherhood and identity in new exhibit

Sarah Leckie will show at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts starting Sept. 30

Sarah Leckie will show ‘Naptime Vocation,’ an exploration into her new identity as a mom at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts, opening Sept. 30. (Submitted image)
Two people were taken to hospital after a crash at Hammond Bay and Rutherford roads on Friday, Sept. 23. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Firefighters use Jaws of Life to get driver out of vehicle after crash in Nanaimo

Two people taken to hospital after collision at Hammond Bay and Rutherford roads Friday, Sept. 23

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash at Hammond Bay and Rutherford roads on Friday, Sept. 23. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
In one of only three B.C. shows, Steven Page will play Nanaimo’s Port Theatre on Sept. 28. (David Bergman photo)

Former Barenaked Ladies frontman to play pair of Vancouver Island dates

Steven Page poised to released Excelsior, his first album since 2018

In one of only three B.C. shows, Steven Page will play Nanaimo’s Port Theatre on Sept. 28. (David Bergman photo)
A driver was taken to hospital with unknown injuries after crashing into a barricade along the Nanaimo Parkway near the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road intersection on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

One person taken to hospital after highway crash in Nanaimo

Traffic backed up after two collisions 45 minutes apart at Mostar Road intersection

A driver was taken to hospital with unknown injuries after crashing into a barricade along the Nanaimo Parkway near the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road intersection on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)