Nanaimo

Hopefully it's a false alarm, but Environment Canada is calling for more snow.
Hopefully it's a false alarm, but Environment Canada is calling for more snow. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

'Heavy' snowfall destined for Nanaimo by Sunday morning: Environment Canada

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
February 25, 2017 - 2:08pm

NANAIMO — Here we go again.

If Environment Canada's guess is correct, Nanaimo is in store for another "heavy" dump of snow. A snowfall warning issued by the weather agency predicted up to 20 cm. could fall, beginning overnight Saturday, lasting until late Sunday morning.

Tara Slone and Ron MacLean will be on air starting at 1:30, but there's numerous events going on around them for Hometown Hockey.
Tara Slone and Ron MacLean will be on air starting at 1:30, but there's numerous events going on around them for Hometown Hockey. Dominic Abassi/NanaimoNewsNOW

Your full itinerary for Hometown Hockey weekend

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
February 24, 2017 - 5:11pm

NANAIMO — After months an anticipation, Hometown Hockey is here.

Ron MacLean and Tara Slone's broadcast will start at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 at Maffeo Sutton Park but there's numerous activities before then.

Wounded Warriors running, venting and dealing with their PTSD through a 700 km. marathon run down the Vancouver Island coast.
Wounded Warriors running, venting and dealing with their PTSD through a 700 km. marathon run down the Vancouver Island coast. Wounded Warriors Run B.C./Facebook

PTSD awareness campaign runs into Nanaimo

By Spencer Sterritt
February 24, 2017 - 4:00pm Updated: February 24, 2017 - 4:43pm

NANAIMO — A year ago, after her second round of chemotherapy treatments for stage two breast cancer, full-time reservist Jacqueline Zweng didn't think she'd be able to run more than few kilometres. Now, Friday afternoon, she's running into Nanaimo with six other compatriots for the 700 km.

After taking on a short-term contract to fill a maternity leave position, Brian Denbigh says he was wrongfully terminated. The City says they didn't have to list a cause for firing him.
After taking on a short-term contract to fill a maternity leave position, Brian Denbigh says he was wrongfully terminated. The City says they didn't have to list a cause for firing him. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

City of Nanaimo sued by senior manager for wrongful dismissal

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
February 23, 2017 - 6:18pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 8:00pm

NANAIMO — After more than 40 years working with the municipality, a former senior manager is suing the City of Nanaimo, claiming he was wrongfully terminated.

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