Nanaimo

Morden Mine is one of only two above ground concrete mining structures left in North America. $1.4 million from the B.C. Government will see the historic landmark restored.
Morden Mine is one of only two above ground concrete mining structures left in North America. $1.4 million from the B.C. Government will see the historic landmark restored. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

'Morden Mine will be around for another 100-years:' funding announced to restore iconic structure

By Ian Holmes
April 13, 2019 - 6:24pm Updated: April 15, 2019 - 11:57am

NANAIMO — A significant funding announcement is the ray of hope supporters of Morden Mine prayed for but assumed would never materialize.

Building the Good Food Boxes is a community event where members of Nanaimo's diversability community come together to help provide healthy meals to those in need.
Building the Good Food Boxes is a community event where members of Nanaimo's diversability community come together to help provide healthy meals to those in need. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Valuable Good Food Box program to expand thanks to community support

By Spencer Sterritt
April 13, 2019 - 2:36pm

NANAIMO — An essential program ensuring affordable, healthy meals in Nanaimo will continue long into the future thanks to community fundraising and support.

The older-model car was found partially submerged in a pond along the Millstone River, left sometime overnight on Friday.
The older-model car was found partially submerged in a pond along the Millstone River, left sometime overnight on Friday. submitted

Car pulled from pond along Millstone River

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
April 13, 2019 - 11:11am

NANAIMO — Park crews went fishing for something a little bigger in a pond off the Millstone River. 

Heavy equipment was used to haul a car out of one of the ponds Saturday morning. 

It was partially submerged with door windows open and the back window shattered. 

The City of Nanaimo currently owns and operates three charging stations of the 20 around Nanaimo.
The City of Nanaimo currently owns and operates three charging stations of the 20 around Nanaimo. The Canadian Press

City hopes to be fully charged with new stations for electric vehicles

By Spencer Sterritt
April 12, 2019 - 5:15pm

NANAIMO — The City is trying to expand upon an existing request to add electric vehicle charging stations and significantly boost environmentally-friendly transportation in the harbour city.

The City of Nanaimo's newest communications manager Farnaz Farrokhi.
The City of Nanaimo's newest communications manager Farnaz Farrokhi. Farnaz Farrokhi/Twitter

Long-debated communications manager position filled at City of Nanaimo

By Dominic Abassi
April 12, 2019 - 4:13pm Updated: April 12, 2019 - 4:56pm

NANAIMO — More than 18-months after abruptly parting ways with its communications manager, the City of Nanaimo has filled the position.

The City announced it hired Farnaz Farrokhi to fill the vacant and newly re-added position of communications manager.

A free open house of the Nanaimo Courthouse will allow people to tour the courtrooms, holding cells and prisoner transport vans.
A free open house of the Nanaimo Courthouse will allow people to tour the courtrooms, holding cells and prisoner transport vans. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo Courthouse tour highlights Law Week festivities

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
April 12, 2019 - 2:46pm Updated: April 12, 2019 - 4:24pm

NANAIMO — The public can get a first-hand look inside day-to-day life inside the Nanaimo Courthouse.

Free tours of the historic courthouse at 35 Front St. are Saturday, April 13 between 10 and 11 a.m.

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