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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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Need your Christmas tree out of the house? No problem. There are several options this weekend (Jan. 5-6) in Nanaimo.
Need your Christmas tree out of the house? No problem. There are several options this weekend (Jan. 5-6) in Nanaimo. RASTA Sanctuary/Facebook

It's Christmas tree chipping weekend in Nanaimo

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 4, 2019 - 5:41pm Updated: January 5, 2019 - 5:57pm

NANAIMO — There are several Christmas tree chipping options this weekend to help clear your house of holiday clutter.

Four organizations are hosting tree chipping events by donation:

 

The annual Polar Bear Splash draws strong crowds to Parksville Beach at the Community Park.
The annual Polar Bear Splash draws strong crowds to Parksville Beach at the Community Park. Regional District of Nanaimo

Polar Bear Splash goes New Years day in Parksville

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 31, 2018 - 2:26pm

PARKSVILLE — Hundreds of people are expected to take an icy plunge to start their 2019 in Parksville.

The annual Polar Bear Splash hosted by the Regional District of Nanaimo happens Tuesday, Jan 1 at 12 p.m. at Parksville Beach. Registration for the free event happens at 11:30 a.m.

Nanaimo's highly anticipated municipal election on Oct. 20 drew a record number of voters.
Nanaimo's highly anticipated municipal election on Oct. 20 drew a record number of voters. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

NNN's top 5 of 2018: Nanaimo voters respond to four years of municipal mayhem

By Ian Holmes
December 28, 2018 - 2:48pm

NANAIMO — Disaster, circus, train-wreck.

Just a few of the phrases used to sum up a bulk of the four-year reign at Nanaimo City Hall which thankfully expired Oct. 20, 2018.

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