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Roughly 70 SAR personnel and volunteers on Quadra Island are looking for a pair of women missing on the island east of Campbell River since early Wednesday evening.
Roughly 70 SAR personnel and volunteers on Quadra Island are looking for a pair of women missing on the island east of Campbell River since early Wednesday evening. Google

UPDATE: women missing on Quadra Island found safe after massive search

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
November 16, 2018 - 11:59am Updated: November 16, 2018 - 3:40pm

CAMPBELL RIVER — The two women were found early this afternoon and were reportedly hungry and cold, but otherwise in good condition.

 

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A massive search is ongoing for a pair of elderly women and their dog on Quadra Island, east of Campbell River.

Santa got into the gift giving spirit early, making some of the first donations to the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive.
Santa got into the gift giving spirit early, making some of the first donations to the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive helping hundreds of families in need this holiday season

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
November 15, 2018 - 3:39pm Updated: November 15, 2018 - 5:12pm

NANAIMO — It's hoped 700 families in need this Christmas will have toys under their trees.

Thirty-nine-year-old Kevin Ninian Stewart pleaded guilty to four charges and was sentenced, but freed due to credit earned from pre-sentence custody.
Thirty-nine-year-old Kevin Ninian Stewart pleaded guilty to four charges and was sentenced, but freed due to credit earned from pre-sentence custody. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Credit for time served sees Nanaimo thief set free

By Ian Holmes
November 15, 2018 - 1:14pm Updated: November 15, 2018 - 11:09pm

NANAIMO — A man who funded his drug habit by ripping off several local businesses is free after being credited for time already served behind bars.

A wired safety mesh now covers a portion of Sugarloaf Mountain after rocks fell onto private properties below.
A wired safety mesh now covers a portion of Sugarloaf Mountain after rocks fell onto private properties below. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Safety net installed after rocks fall from Sugarloaf Mountain

By Ian Holmes
November 15, 2018 - 12:31pm

NANAIMO — Wire mesh installed to prevent rocks from tumbling down Nanaimo's Sugarloaf Mountain Park onto properties below makes Deana Baumel feel more safe and secure in her home.

Frank Crane Arena will play host to a WJHC tune-up game between the Czech Republic and Slovakia on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.
Frank Crane Arena will play host to a WJHC tune-up game between the Czech Republic and Slovakia on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Nanaimo Minor Hockey Association

Nanaimo to host World Junior Hockey Championship exhibition game

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
November 14, 2018 - 4:56pm Updated: November 14, 2018 - 6:27pm

NANAIMO — The harbour city will get a piece of the action when the World Junior Hockey Championship (WJHC) descends on Vancouver and Victoria on Boxing Day.

Nanaimo RCMP confirm a iscommunication sparked concern about a suspicious incident involving two Coal Tyee Elementary students on Tuesday.
Nanaimo RCMP confirm a iscommunication sparked concern about a suspicious incident involving two Coal Tyee Elementary students on Tuesday. Google Earth

UPDATE: Parent offering ride to Coal Tyee elementary students causes serious misunderstanding

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
November 13, 2018 - 5:07pm Updated: November 14, 2018 - 3:02pm

NANAIMO — Police have confirmed a miscommunication led to concerns about a suspicious encounter with two Coal Tyee Elementary students on Tuesday morning. 

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