Dan Marshall

Ex Mariner Victor Blasco could be one of a handful of players with island connections to join Pacific FC of the Canadian Premier League
Ex Mariner Victor Blasco could be one of a handful of players with island connections to join Pacific FC of the Canadian Premier League Northfield Photography

Former VIU soccer star Blasco joins new Vancouver Island based pro soccer team

By Dan Marshall
February 16, 2019 - 10:58pm

NANAIMO – The inaugural season of soccer for Pacific FC is just around the corner and the Canadian Premier League side already has deep connections to Nanaimo.

Thomas Samuelsen notched the game winner in a 2-1 road victory in Chilliwack
Thomas Samuelsen notched the game winner in a 2-1 road victory in Chilliwack Gary Dorland

Clippers end Chiefs nine game winning streak with massive 2-1 road win

By Dan Marshall
February 16, 2019 - 10:23pm

CHILLIWACK – The Clippers played one of their most complete games of the season in defeating the Chiefs 2-1 on Saturday.

In the process they ended Chilliwack's nine game winning streak.

The first period was fast paced with the Clippers outshooting the Chiefs 14-9.

Schools in District 68 are closed for a third straight day in Nanaimo. Vancouver Island University is also shut down on Wednesday.
Schools in District 68 are closed for a third straight day in Nanaimo. Vancouver Island University is also shut down on Wednesday. Darcy McBride

WEDNESDAY SNOW CONDITIONS: Nanaimo-Ladysmith schools closed for a third straight day

By Dan Marshall
February 13, 2019 - 6:56am Updated: February 13, 2019 - 10:58am

NANAIMO — It's a third straight snow day for public school students in District 68 Nanaimo-Ladysmith.

We'll update this page often throughout the day with conditions and issues if and when they happen. If you see something, please share it with us.

A look at mid-morning conditions on Comox Rd. near Terminal Ave.
A look at mid-morning conditions on Comox Rd. near Terminal Ave. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

MONDAY SNOW CONDITIONS: ferries cancelled, garbage collection called off

By Dan Marshall
February 11, 2019 - 6:46am Updated: February 12, 2019 - 7:16am

NANAIMO — The Nanaimo region was hammered with as much as 40 centimetres of snow in some areas throughout Sunday.

That has caused many issues around the mid-island on Monday, as plows struggle to keep up with road clearing.

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