Nanaimo News Staff

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for witnesses to an assault in downtown Nanaimo that resulted in one man being airlifted to Victoria General Hospital with a serious injury last week. (File photo)

RCMP investigating aggravated assault of motorcyclist in Nanaimo

Victim from Nanaimo airlifted to Victoria General Hospital with serious injury

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for witnesses to an assault in downtown Nanaimo that resulted in one man being airlifted to Victoria General Hospital with a serious injury last week. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP have suspended the licence of an allegedly impaired driver who was stopped with students in the car. (File photo)

RCMP catch allegedly impaired driver with students in her vehicle in Nanaimo

Police impound woman’s vehicle, issue 90-day driving prohibition

Nanaimo RCMP have suspended the licence of an allegedly impaired driver who was stopped with students in the car. (File photo)
Runners reach the finish line during a track and field event at the B.C. Seniors Games in Nanaimo in 2007. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo looking to put together bid for 55-plus B.C. Games

City finance committee recommends spending in support of proposed bid for 2025 or 2026

Runners reach the finish line during a track and field event at the B.C. Seniors Games in Nanaimo in 2007. (News Bulletin file photo)
Firefighters and an RCMP Police Service Dog were called in to help arrest a violent man who broke into a downtown Nanaimo business. (File photo)

Police dog Knight helps apprehend ‘roof top crawler’ in downtown Nanaimo

Suspect alleged to have broke into building, smashed windows

Firefighters and an RCMP Police Service Dog were called in to help arrest a violent man who broke into a downtown Nanaimo business. (File photo)
Firefighters with Nanaimo Volunteer Fire Department work a crash scene after a car went over an embankment next to the Island Highway on Monday, April 18. Both people in the car were taken to hospital for observation. (Photo courtesy Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department)

Car goes off Island Highway and down embankment north of Nanaimo

Two people taken to hospital for observation after incident in Nanoose Bay on Monday, April 18

Firefighters with Nanaimo Volunteer Fire Department work a crash scene after a car went over an embankment next to the Island Highway on Monday, April 18. Both people in the car were taken to hospital for observation. (Photo courtesy Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department)
American Idol contestant Cameron Whitcomb gives his final performance during Monday’s episode of the reality TV singing competition. (Instagram.com/thecamwhitcomb)

American Idol contestant from B.C. makes it to top 20 before being eliminated

Cameron Whitcomb, a Kamloops resident who grew up in Nanaimo, says experience changed his life

American Idol contestant Cameron Whitcomb gives his final performance during Monday’s episode of the reality TV singing competition. (Instagram.com/thecamwhitcomb)
Writers can enter the Islands Short Fiction Contest until April 30. (Stock photo)

Vancouver Island writers still have time to enter Islands Short Fiction Contest

Nanaimo Arts Council extends deadline until month’s end

Writers can enter the Islands Short Fiction Contest until April 30. (Stock photo)
Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a man who allegedly ran off with a Hoover vacuum cleaner from Lowe’s without paying for it last week. (Photo submitted)

Suspect makes clean getaway with vacuum cleaner stolen from Nanaimo store

Nanaimo RCMP hope public can help identify alleged shoplifter who was caught on camera

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help identify a man who allegedly ran off with a Hoover vacuum cleaner from Lowe’s without paying for it last week. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP have released a photo of a vehicle of interest they believe may be related to their investigation of a home invasion last month. (Photo submitted)

Car sought in case of teen sisters bear-sprayed in Nanaimo home invasion

RCMP looking for vehicle possibly related to March 14 incident

Nanaimo RCMP have released a photo of a vehicle of interest they believe may be related to their investigation of a home invasion last month. (Photo submitted)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. (Black Press Media file)

Investigators say RCMP didn’t use excessive force in detaining man in crisis in Nanaimo

Police dog bit man’s head during ‘manic episode’ last fall

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. (Black Press Media file)
Barbara Randall of Nanaimo resident won $500,000 playing the Extra during the March 16 Lotto 6/49 draw. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo lotto player planning a big surprise after winning $500,000

Barbara Randall plans to buy her sister a new car, do home renovations and take a trip

Barbara Randall of Nanaimo resident won $500,000 playing the Extra during the March 16 Lotto 6/49 draw. (Photo submitted)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is looking into the circumstances of the apparently self-inflicted death of a man a day after Nanaimo RCMP responded to his 911 call for help. (File photo)

Police watchdog organization begins investigation into man’s death in Nanaimo

Man discovered deceased by apparent self-inflicted means a day after police called to help

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is looking into the circumstances of the apparently self-inflicted death of a man a day after Nanaimo RCMP responded to his 911 call for help. (File photo)
One man was arrested for aggravated assault following an altercation on Gabriola Island that sent one man to hospital with non life-threatening injuries on the weekend. (File photo)

One senior arrested after another assaulted with weapon on Gabriola Island

Police say man arrested for aggravated assault that caused serious but non-life-threatening injuries

One man was arrested for aggravated assault following an altercation on Gabriola Island that sent one man to hospital with non life-threatening injuries on the weekend. (File photo)
A married couple and their two dogs were all hurt after being stuck by an SUV in a hit-and-run in Lantzville last month. (Photo submitted)

Couple and their dogs struck in ‘serious’ Vancouver Island hit-and-run

Nanaimo RCMP put out call for tips about incident, which happened a month ago

A married couple and their two dogs were all hurt after being stuck by an SUV in a hit-and-run in Lantzville last month. (Photo submitted)
The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses to an arrest made in Port Place shopping centre in downtown Nanaimo Tuesday, March 29. (File Photo)

Independent investigators to probe woman’s injuries night of arrest by Nanaimo RCMP

Independent Investigations Office of B.C. looking into March 29 incident

The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses to an arrest made in Port Place shopping centre in downtown Nanaimo Tuesday, March 29. (File Photo)
B.C. Emergency Health Services and Island Health have announced a partnership that will make blood for transfusions readily available for air ambulance paramedics. (Photo submitted)

Blood becoming ‘available at all times’ for trauma patients on Vancouver Island

Island Health and B.C. Emergency Health Services announce partnership

B.C. Emergency Health Services and Island Health have announced a partnership that will make blood for transfusions readily available for air ambulance paramedics. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo News Bulletin file photo

Senior ‘lucky’ after suffering ‘significant’ injuries as police issue cyclist warning

Driver ticketed for unsafe lane change in Nanaimo incident

Nanaimo News Bulletin file photo
Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

‘She’s a rock star’: RCMP make arrest day after woman fights off abductor near B.C. park

Man charged with assault with a weapon and attempted kidnapping

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
Police are looking for witnesses and video footage after a man assaulted and may have been attempting to abduct a woman near a park in north Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Young woman escapes stranger who smacked her with blunt object near Nanaimo park

Woman fought off stranger near May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park on Thursday, March 24

Police are looking for witnesses and video footage after a man assaulted and may have been attempting to abduct a woman near a park in north Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
A Nanaimo lottery player won the Lotto 6/49 Extra for $500,000 in the March 16 draw. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo lotto player wins $500,000 on the Extra

Vancouver player wins $6-million jackpot in March 16 Lotto 6/49 draw

A Nanaimo lottery player won the Lotto 6/49 Extra for $500,000 in the March 16 draw. (Photo submitted)
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