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Hudson Klassen remains in jail after he was arrested by Oceanside RCMP on Wednesday, Jan. 16. He'll remain in custody pending a March 19 bail hearing.
Hudson Klassen remains in jail after he was arrested by Oceanside RCMP on Wednesday, Jan. 16. He'll remain in custody pending a March 19 bail hearing. Facebook

Violent offender Hudson Klassen arrested by Oceanside RCMP

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 18, 2019 - 12:39pm Updated: January 18, 2019 - 1:13pm

NANAIMO — A man with a violent past wanted for several crimes was arrested by Oceanside RCMP.

Sgt. Stephen Rose said Hudson David Klassen, 26, was arrested in Parksville Wednesday for numerous outstanding warrants, including for an alleged assault in Errington in September.

RCMP closed Virginia Rd. on Wednesday while moving in to arrest a man accused of bear spraying two Port Alberni RCMP officers.
RCMP closed Virginia Rd. on Wednesday while moving in to arrest a man accused of bear spraying two Port Alberni RCMP officers. Holly Aha/Facebook

Nanaimo man accused of bear spraying RCMP officers arrested in Coombs

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 17, 2019 - 12:22pm Updated: January 17, 2019 - 2:25pm

COOMBS — A Nanaimo man accused of assaulting two Port Alberni RCMP officers and stealing vehicles around the area is now in custody.

Kurtis Timothy was identified as the man driving the wrong way on the Trans-Canada Hwy. prior to a crash early Monday just south of Nanaimo. Timothy and another man were killed in the crash.
Kurtis Timothy was identified as the man driving the wrong way on the Trans-Canada Hwy. prior to a crash early Monday just south of Nanaimo. Timothy and another man were killed in the crash. Submitted photo

Man involved in double fatal crash convicted of dangerous driving causing death in 2006

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 16, 2019 - 12:35pm

NANAIMO — A horrific double fatal crash near Nanaimo involved a driver who was convicted of dangerous driving causing death nearly 13 years prior.

Children gather around the splash park at Harewood Centennial Park on a hot summer day. Harewood was chosen for the launch of the Nanaimo Foundation's Neighbourhood Community Grants program.
Children gather around the splash park at Harewood Centennial Park on a hot summer day. Harewood was chosen for the launch of the Nanaimo Foundation's Neighbourhood Community Grants program. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo Foundation launches new grant to build community spirit

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 15, 2019 - 1:24pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 2:28pm

NANAIMO — Locals will be able to leverage Harewood's well-known sense of community thanks to a new grant from the Nanaimo Foundation.

Police said a vehicle going the wrong way on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay collided with another vehicle Two people were injured in the early Friday morning wreck.
Police said a vehicle going the wrong way on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay collided with another vehicle Two people were injured in the early Friday morning wreck. CHEK News

Driver going wrong way on highway causes crash in Nanoose Bay

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 11, 2019 - 11:12am

NANOOSE BAY — Two people were injured when police say a vehicle going the wrong way crashed into another vehicle on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay.

Nearly 1,300 units in Cedar are currently impacted by a boil water advisory due to turbidity caused by recent storms.
Nearly 1,300 units in Cedar are currently impacted by a boil water advisory due to turbidity caused by recent storms. North Cedar Improvement District

UPDATE: boil water advisory ended for Cedar

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 8, 2019 - 12:35pm Updated: January 10, 2019 - 11:46am

NANAIMO — UPDATE: The boil water advisory for the North Cedar Improvement District has been lifted. All users of the Cedar water system can resume regular use, effective immediately.

 

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RCMP arrested a man accused of a robbery at this bank at Port Place Shopping Centre Saturday afternoon.
RCMP arrested a man accused of a robbery at this bank at Port Place Shopping Centre Saturday afternoon. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Police arrest man accused of robbery at Nanaimo bank

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 7, 2019 - 11:52am Updated: January 7, 2019 - 3:46pm

NANAIMO — It didn't take police long to track down a man they believe robbed a downtown Nanaimo bank.

RCMP Cst. Gary O'Brien said David Scott McAree, 41, is charged with robbery after a man made off with cash from the CIBC branch at Port Place Shopping Centre Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

An eight-year-old boy was fatally hit by a truck near the Nelson and Grant intersection.
An eight-year-old boy was fatally hit by a truck near the Nelson and Grant intersection. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

8-year-old on bicycle tragically passes away after being hit by truck

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 7, 2019 - 10:22am

NANAIMO — A fatal accident in central Nanaimo has tragically claimed the life of a young boy.

Police confirmed the eight-year-old was riding his bike with his sister on Nelson St. around 12 p.m. on Sunday when they pedalled out of a driveway.

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