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Bathtub racer Kyle Boyd on his way out of the Nanaimo harbour. It would be more than five hours until he returned.
Bathtub racer Kyle Boyd on his way out of the Nanaimo harbour. It would be more than five hours until he returned. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Bathtub racer perseveres on rough water for more than 5 hours

By Spencer Sterritt
July 25, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: July 26, 2017 - 2:21pm

NANAIMO — If you were in a bathtub boat, riding some of the roughest waves in race history, getting bruised and battered around, for more than five hours, would you quit?

A massive crowd gathered to remember and celebrate Tom Harris on Saturday in Nanaimo.
A massive crowd gathered to remember and celebrate Tom Harris on Saturday in Nanaimo. Dominic Abassi/NanaimoNewsNOW

A Nanaimo icon: Friends, family celebrate the life of Tom Harris

By Dominic Abassi
July 22, 2017 - 4:57pm Updated: July 22, 2017 - 5:39pm

NANAIMO — On a weekend dedicated to celebrating Nanaimo's heritage, it seemed only fitting to honour the life of a man woven into the very fabric of the harbour city.

Kids got to express their artistic abilities at a family BBQ at Sanala, where people who had left the complex returned and complimented the recent change.
Kids got to express their artistic abilities at a family BBQ at Sanala, where people who had left the complex returned and complimented the recent change. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Revamping Harewood neighbourhood coming together after decades of hard work

By Spencer Sterritt
July 19, 2017 - 10:34pm Updated: July 20, 2017 - 11:25am

NANAIMO — A vital piece is being placed in the complex puzzle of revamping the Harewood neighbourhood.

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