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The Millstone River, where dancers visited numerous times over the week to feel more in touch with nature.
The Millstone River, where dancers visited numerous times over the week to feel more in touch with nature. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

VIDEO: Nanaimo dance workshop honours the spirit of local waters

By Spencer Sterritt
May 19, 2017 - 1:51pm Updated: May 19, 2017 - 5:39pm

NANAIMO — Down by the water, where the green grass grows, Nanaimo women are getting in touch with the rhythms of nature and the Millstone River.

The crosswalks at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion St. need a touchup, since they currently look a little worn.
The crosswalks at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion St. need a touchup, since they currently look a little worn. City of Nanaimo

Downtown Nanaimo adds two more colourful crosswalks for Pride

By Spencer Sterritt
May 16, 2017 - 4:16pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 5:14pm

NANAIMO — A downtown Nanaimo crosswalk will become even more colourful.

The remaining two unpainted crosswalks at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion St. will be filled with rainbow colours for the upcoming Pride festival, joining the two already painted walkways.

A concept of the "Hungry Bunny" art piece in Maffeo Sutton Park, which sculptor Dale Schulz says is about Nanaimo's feral rabbit problem.
A concept of the "Hungry Bunny" art piece in Maffeo Sutton Park, which sculptor Dale Schulz says is about Nanaimo's feral rabbit problem. Submitted/Dale Schultz

Eye-catching art set up around Nanaimo for Public Art Week

By Spencer Sterritt
May 13, 2017 - 11:48am Updated: May 14, 2017 - 1:29pm

NANAIMO — There's more public art around Nanaimo to draw your eye. 

Seven pieces were installed across the city for Public Art Week. The latest piece, called the "Hungry Bunny," will be unveiled at Maffeo Sutton Park on Saturday at 3 p.m.

The annual Walk With Your Doc event helps show how easy it is to get your daily recommended amount of exercise and also meet local doctors.
The annual Walk With Your Doc event helps show how easy it is to get your daily recommended amount of exercise and also meet local doctors. BC Medical Association

Stay healthy and informed at Nanaimo's Walk With Your Doc event

By Spencer Sterritt
May 12, 2017 - 5:26pm

NANAIMO — Going for an early morning walk doesn't have to be done alone.

Island Health's annual Walk With Your Doc event is Saturday, May 13 at Maffeo Sutton Park starting at 10 a.m. where anyone can take a stroll with local doctors and other health-minded people.

Tyler Fong, 33, appeared in court with his family for his sentencing hearing. He'd previously pleaded guilty to 20 charges and already has 67 convictions on his record.
Tyler Fong, 33, appeared in court with his family for his sentencing hearing. He'd previously pleaded guilty to 20 charges and already has 67 convictions on his record. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo Crown requests 10 years for 'prolific, incorrigible and chronic' offender

By Spencer Sterritt
May 11, 2017 - 5:52pm

NANAIMO — A prolific offender will spend a significant amount of time behind bars after his sentencing hearing.

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