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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.

Nanaimo council agreed to fix this challenging intersection, but it's not clear when the overhaul will happen.
Nanaimo council agreed to fix this challenging intersection, but it's not clear when the overhaul will happen. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo council approves upgrades for much-maligned intersection

By Ian Holmes
May 16, 2017 - 4:48pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 5:19pm

NANAIMO — City Council wants to vastly overhaul one of Nanaimo's worst intersections, however it's not clear when upgrades are coming or how much they'll cost.

Aftermath of a fire which badly damaged a workshop belonging to World of Pentecost Church on Allsop Rd.
Aftermath of a fire which badly damaged a workshop belonging to World of Pentecost Church on Allsop Rd. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Fire scorches Church workshop in Nanaimo

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
May 11, 2017 - 5:41pm

NANAIMO — A fire which sent thick billowing smoke high into the air above Nanaimo badly damaged a workshop belonging to a local church.

The blaze broke out in the shop beside World of Pentecost Church on Allsop Rd. just before 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

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