Nanaimo News Staff

Nanaimo RCMP released what they described as a “poor-quality” surveillance image of a man suspected of allegedly trying to point a camera up a woman’s skirt at Walmart in late July. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP investigate second incident of suspect trying to take photo up woman’s skirt

Alleged incident at Walmart happened the same date and time as a similar incident at a dollar store

Nanaimo RCMP released what they described as a “poor-quality” surveillance image of a man suspected of allegedly trying to point a camera up a woman’s skirt at Walmart in late July. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo rapper Sirreal can be caught at the VIEX on Aug. 26, alongside fellow local rapper Details, as a first stop in their Red Kingdom Tour. (Black Press Media file photo)

Nanaimo rappers play VIEX ahead of ‘Red Kingdom Tour’

Sirreal and Details among the musical acts at the Vancouver Island Exhibition Aug. 26-28

Nanaimo rapper Sirreal can be caught at the VIEX on Aug. 26, alongside fellow local rapper Details, as a first stop in their Red Kingdom Tour. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Liv Amiti E-bike, pictured here, was stolen from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital while a worker was on shift the night of Aug. 16, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Submitted photo)

E-bike stolen while Nanaimo hospital worker was on shift

Dark teal Liv Amiti E-bike was taken, along with bright green helmet, says Nanaimo RCMP

A Liv Amiti E-bike, pictured here, was stolen from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital while a worker was on shift the night of Aug. 16, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Submitted photo)
The BC Ferries terminal at Nanaimo Harbour. (News Bulletin file photo)

BC Ferries triples the number of terminals with Wi-Fi

Ferry company announces another 14 terminals now have free wireless internet

The BC Ferries terminal at Nanaimo Harbour. (News Bulletin file photo)
VIP Gymsports athletes Owen Harbo competing at nationals, left, and Adin Brenner at a world cup competition in Portugal. (Graham Dodd-Air Time Photography)

Nanaimo trampoline and tumbling gymnasts compete nationally and internationally

VIP Gymsports athletes medalled at Canadian championships last month

VIP Gymsports athletes Owen Harbo competing at nationals, left, and Adin Brenner at a world cup competition in Portugal. (Graham Dodd-Air Time Photography)
A heat warning has been issued for Nanaimo, Duncan and Howe Sound. (News Bulletin photo)

Heat warning issued for Nanaimo and Duncan

Daytime highs around 30 C expected this week

A heat warning has been issued for Nanaimo, Duncan and Howe Sound. (News Bulletin photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly pointed a cell phone up a woman’s skirt and snapped a photo while the victim was shopping. (Photo submitted)

Suspect in Nanaimo allegedly aims cellphone camera up woman’s skirt, fights with her boyfriend

Alleged incident happened in late July at Dollarama in Harewood

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly pointed a cell phone up a woman’s skirt and snapped a photo while the victim was shopping. (Photo submitted)
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue and Canadian Coast Guard vessels participated in an evacuation exercise on Gabriola Island organized by Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, Aug. 14. (RCM-SAR photo)

Hovercraft evacuation on Gabriola part of emergency preparedness exercise

RCM-SAR, Canadian Coast Guard among participants in drill organized by Gabriola fire department

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue and Canadian Coast Guard vessels participated in an evacuation exercise on Gabriola Island organized by Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, Aug. 14. (RCM-SAR photo)
An aggravated assault charge has been laid after an Aug. 14 incident, where a man was stabbed repeatedly in the head, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Black Press file)

Suspect charged after man stabbed repeatedly in head in downtown Nanaimo

51-year-old woman charged with aggravated assault in incident at transit exchange

An aggravated assault charge has been laid after an Aug. 14 incident, where a man was stabbed repeatedly in the head, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Black Press file)
Nanaimo’s Richard Aubertin won a $1-million ‘Maxmillions’ prize playing the Lotto Max this month. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo man celebrates ‘overwhelming’ $1-million Lotto Max win

Richard Aubertin purchased and checked his winning ticket at the 49th Parallel Grocery on Cedar Road

Nanaimo’s Richard Aubertin won a $1-million ‘Maxmillions’ prize playing the Lotto Max this month. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo’s DJ Whipped Cream will headline at a free block party in Vancouver, Aug. 20. (DNZ Media photo)

Nanaimo DJ headlines at ‘Block Party’ festival in Vancouver

Whipped Cream plays free event’s main stage Saturday, Aug. 20

Nanaimo’s DJ Whipped Cream will headline at a free block party in Vancouver, Aug. 20. (DNZ Media photo)
A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in head multiple times in downtown Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man stabbed multiple times in the head at bus exchange in downtown Nanaimo

51-year-old female suspect arrested for aggravated assault

A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in head multiple times in downtown Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the death in a recent house fire as a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Homicide investigation underway after body found in house fire in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP releases name of victim to further investigation

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the death in a recent house fire as a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Vancouver Island singer Lauren Spencer-Smith appeared on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Aug. 8 as a musical guest, and played her latest single Narcissist, which dropped midnight July 29. (Photo credit Todd Owyoung/NBC)

Vancouver Island’s Lauren Spencer-Smith performs new single on ‘The Tonight Show’

Teen singer was the musical guest on Monday, Aug. 8, on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night talk show

Vancouver Island singer Lauren Spencer-Smith appeared on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Aug. 8 as a musical guest, and played her latest single Narcissist, which dropped midnight July 29. (Photo credit Todd Owyoung/NBC)
One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)

Man rolls log into water to capsize kayaker in Nanaimo’s Departure Bay

Incident happened off Jesse Island this past weekend

One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)
Willie Nile and his band will play Nanaimo’s Queen’s Hotel on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 7-9 p.m. (Cristina Arragoni photo)

New York rocker playing Nanaimo as part of rare West Coast tour

Willie Nile and his band performing at the Queen’s on Aug. 13

Willie Nile and his band will play Nanaimo’s Queen’s Hotel on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 7-9 p.m. (Cristina Arragoni photo)
Nanaimo’s James Honeyman won $1 million playing Lotto 6/49, the B.C. Lottery Corporation announced this week. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo man wins ‘life-changing’ $1 million playing Lotto 6/49

James Honeyman and his wife planning dream vacations

Nanaimo’s James Honeyman won $1 million playing Lotto 6/49, the B.C. Lottery Corporation announced this week. (Photo submitted)
(News Bulletin file photo)

Thief carts off thousands of dollars of dog food from Nanaimo pet store

Break-and-enter happened at Bosley’s in University Village last month

(News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo’s Tianna Kehler has been selected to Volleyball Canada’s national excellence program and is the first Mariners Volleyball Club athlete to be part of that program. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo volleyball player selected to national high-performance program

Tianna Kehler has been a standout with the NDSS Islanders and Mariners Volleyball Club

Nanaimo’s Tianna Kehler has been selected to Volleyball Canada’s national excellence program and is the first Mariners Volleyball Club athlete to be part of that program. (Photo submitted)
The B.C. government announced resurfacing will happen on the slow lanes of the Island Highway between Cedar and Lantzville starting Aug. 22. (B.C. government photo)

Resurfacing starts this month on the Island Highway through Nanaimo

Project will include installing a larger culvert system in Lantzville to improve drainage

The B.C. government announced resurfacing will happen on the slow lanes of the Island Highway between Cedar and Lantzville starting Aug. 22. (B.C. government photo)