Greg Sakaki

Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog, shown at a park opening in north Nanaimo on Saturday, June 9. Krog said this morning he’s “very seriously” considering running for mayor. KARL YU/The News Bulletin

NDP’s two-seat edge at stake as MLA considers bid for Nanaimo mayor

Leonard Krog says he’s ‘very seriously’ considering running, is set to make an announcement this week

Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog, shown at a park opening in north Nanaimo on Saturday, June 9. Krog said this morning he’s “very seriously” considering running for mayor. KARL YU/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo’s Joe Hermann was the person who died in the workplace accident in Parksville on Monday. Photo submitted

B.C. man who died in work accident had gotten engaged two days earlier

Family identifies Nanaimo’s Joe Hermann, 40, as the person killed at Parksville job site Monday

Nanaimo’s Joe Hermann was the person who died in the workplace accident in Parksville on Monday. Photo submitted
Man dies in crash on Island Highway

Man dies in crash on Island Highway

Man thrown from his vehicle, alcohol believed to be a factor in accident near Parksville

Man dies in crash on Island Highway
Firefighters battle a structure fire at a property on Spruston Road in Cassidy on Wednesday night. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

VIDEO: Hoarders’ house south of Nanaimo burns down

Regional District of Nanaimo had recently directed a cleanup of ‘unsightly’ property

Firefighters battle a structure fire at a property on Spruston Road in Cassidy on Wednesday night. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
A firefighter from East Wellington Fire Department hauls hose as crews attack a structure fire on Webster Road in the early-morning hours Wednesday. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

House burns down in the middle of the night in Nanaimo

Home destroyed in East Wellington, residents and dog make it out safely

A firefighter from East Wellington Fire Department hauls hose as crews attack a structure fire on Webster Road in the early-morning hours Wednesday. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo RCMP and B.C. Ambulance Service were south of Nanaimo at Beck Road and the Trans-Canada Highway, where arrests were made in connection with a stolen pickup truck. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

UPDATE: Stolen pickup truck recovered during arrest south of Nanaimo

Two suspects were arrested in connection with a stolen pickup truck in Cassidy on Thursday evening

Nanaimo RCMP and B.C. Ambulance Service were south of Nanaimo at Beck Road and the Trans-Canada Highway, where arrests were made in connection with a stolen pickup truck. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
Arrest made after alleged threats against B.C. mayor

Arrest made after alleged threats against B.C. mayor

City has launched an internal investigation following threats made at city hall last week involving their CAO

Arrest made after alleged threats against B.C. mayor
Emergency crews attend the scene at Rumming Road in Lantzville where a woman had to be rescued after her car was caught in a mudslide early Monday morning. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Woman rescued from upside-down vehicle in mudslide on Vancouver Island

Regional District of Nanaimo activates emergency operations

Emergency crews attend the scene at Rumming Road in Lantzville where a woman had to be rescued after her car was caught in a mudslide early Monday morning. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
UPDATE: Stranded fuel barge has been secured near Bella Bella

UPDATE: Stranded fuel barge has been secured near Bella Bella

The Jake Shearer, a U.S.-owned tug and barge, has dropped anchor in rough water near Goose Island

UPDATE: Stranded fuel barge has been secured near Bella Bella
B.C. Liberal Party leadership candidates Dianne Watts, Mike de Jong, Sam Sullivan, Todd Stone, Michael Lee and Andrew Wilkinson attended a debate Sunday at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates debate different paths for party

Third debate held Sunday, Nov. 19 at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre

B.C. Liberal Party leadership candidates Dianne Watts, Mike de Jong, Sam Sullivan, Todd Stone, Michael Lee and Andrew Wilkinson attended a debate Sunday at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Veterinarian Ian Lawrie of Chase River Veterinary Hospital releases a swan near the Nanaimo River estuary. The swan was found earlier that morning tangled in a fishing net and nearly drowned. (Photo submitted)

Swan saved after near-drowning in Nanaimo estuary

Campers, veterinarians contribute to bird’s rescue and recovery

Veterinarian Ian Lawrie of Chase River Veterinary Hospital releases a swan near the Nanaimo River estuary. The swan was found earlier that morning tangled in a fishing net and nearly drowned. (Photo submitted)
A vessel docked at a property on Stewart Avenue next to Miller’s Pub burned Saturday, Nov. 4. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

VIDEO: Boat burns at shipyard in Nanaimo

A vessel docked at a property on Stewart Avenue next to Miller’s Pub burned Saturday, Nov. 4

A vessel docked at a property on Stewart Avenue next to Miller’s Pub burned Saturday, Nov. 4. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
Premier John Horgan address, via video link, delegates at the State of the Island Economic Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Premier shares ferry frustrations at Island economic summit

Premier John Horgan participates in State of the Island conference via video link

Premier John Horgan address, via video link, delegates at the State of the Island Economic Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Extension Volunteer Fire Department firefighters try to put out a fire at a house on Nanaimo River Road. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

WATCH: House on Nanaimo River Road burns down after reported explosion

It’s believed that the house was not occupied at the time of the fire

Extension Volunteer Fire Department firefighters try to put out a fire at a house on Nanaimo River Road. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
The Queen of Alberni docked at Departure Bay ferry terminal after being re-directed from its original destination at Duke Point. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin)

Ferries re-routed due to fluid spill at Nanaimo’s Duke Point

At least one sailing from Tsawwassen to Duke Point was redirected to Departure Bay

The Queen of Alberni docked at Departure Bay ferry terminal after being re-directed from its original destination at Duke Point. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller said a police motorcycle has been effective in enforcing distracted driving laws. (BLACK PRESS file)

Police on motorcycles tap on windows of distracted drivers in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller says a police motorcycle has been effective in enforcement

Nanaimo RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller said a police motorcycle has been effective in enforcing distracted driving laws. (BLACK PRESS file)
The B.C. Coroners Service is investigating after the death of a 73-year-old woman who was found pinned under her vehicle on Monterey Drive in Nanaimo at about 8 p.m. Thursday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Nanaimo woman dies from injuries after being struck by own car

73-year-old was dragged under vehicle in her driveway on Monterey Drive last week

The B.C. Coroners Service is investigating after the death of a 73-year-old woman who was found pinned under her vehicle on Monterey Drive in Nanaimo at about 8 p.m. Thursday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP said a woman was struck by a car and transported to hospital Thursday. The incident happened at about 8 p.m. along Monterey Drive. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

UPDATE: Nanaimo senior in critical condition after being struck by own car

A 73-year-old woman was transported to hospital in Victoria

Nanaimo RCMP said a woman was struck by a car and transported to hospital Thursday. The incident happened at about 8 p.m. along Monterey Drive. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Snaw-Naw-As community hall was badly damaged by an early-morning fire Saturday. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: RCMP investigating cause of fire at Snaw-Naw-As community hall

Nanoose First Nation’s community hall was badly damaged by an early-morning fire Saturday

Snaw-Naw-As community hall was badly damaged by an early-morning fire Saturday. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue put out a fire that caused extensive damage to a house on Rovere Place. (GREG McRAE photo)

UPDATE: House burns in north Nanaimo

Nanaimo Fire Rescue put out a fire that caused extensive damage to a house on Rovere Place.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue put out a fire that caused extensive damage to a house on Rovere Place. (GREG McRAE photo)