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Just one of the stunning shots offered in the documentary This Mountain Life, made by Nanaimo product Grant Baldwin.
Just one of the stunning shots offered in the documentary This Mountain Life, made by Nanaimo product Grant Baldwin. Screenshot

Filmmaker from Nanaimo earns Canada-wide screenings for adventure documentary

By Dominic Abassi
January 18, 2019 - 4:38pm

NANAIMO — After immigrating to Nanaimo from England as a child, Grant Baldwin found himself enamoured with Vancouver Island's snow-blanketed mountain ranges. Channeling that love into his latest project is now landing the filmmaker international attention.

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.

Motaz Al harbi's car was pelted with several bullets during a drive-by shooting on March 1, 2016.
Motaz Al harbi's car was pelted with several bullets during a drive-by shooting on March 1, 2016. submitted/RCMP

'I thought someone pranked me:' victim of Nanaimo drive-by shooting testifies during attempted murder trial

By Ian Holmes
January 17, 2019 - 2:14pm Updated: January 17, 2019 - 3:31pm

NANAIMO — The man inside a car sprayed by bullets in a shocking Nanaimo drive-by shooting initially thought he was caught up in a prank.

Motaz Al harbi, 31, told his story on day four of the attempted murder trial for Armaan Singh Chandi who's accused in the 2016 shooting.

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.

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