Karl Yu

Emergency services and Washington State Department of Transportation crews on scene on the I-5 in Thurston County Nov. 18. (Washington State Department of Transportation image)

Nanaimo man shot and killed by police after allegedly car-jacking semi truck in Washington state

Thurston County Coroner identifies 32-year-old shot and killed near Olympia on Nov. 18

Emergency services and Washington State Department of Transportation crews on scene on the I-5 in Thurston County Nov. 18. (Washington State Department of Transportation image)
A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)

Dog that was dragged behind pickup receiving care from B.C. SPCA

Three-year-old German shepherd healing in Nanaimo after suffering ‘devastating injuries’

A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)
A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)

Dog that was dragged behind pickup receiving care from Nanaimo SPCA

Three-year-old German shepherd healing after suffering ‘devastating injuries’ in Duncan incident

A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)
Invinceable Green, from Nanaimo, was sentenced last month for killing a man with a bow and arrow at a Surrey homeless encampment in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man sentenced for bow-and-arrow killing in Surrey, sexual assault in Nanaimo

Invinceable Green will serve seven years plus time served for crimes 13 years apart

Invinceable Green, from Nanaimo, was sentenced last month for killing a man with a bow and arrow at a Surrey homeless encampment in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are on scene of a stabbing incident in the area of Bruce Avenue and Fifth Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Man stabbed at strip mall in Nanaimo

RCMP on scene in Harewood looking for multiple people of interest in investigation

Nanaimo RCMP are on scene of a stabbing incident in the area of Bruce Avenue and Fifth Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
RCMP were on scene after numerous shots were fired at a house on Nicol Street the night of Nov. 2. (News Bulletin file photo)

Multiple shots fired toward house in Nanaimo’s south end

RCMP investigating incident that happened Wednesday, Nov. 2, at about 10 p.m.

RCMP were on scene after numerous shots were fired at a house on Nicol Street the night of Nov. 2. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nolan Beise, founder of Circl, shows off a headset used to measure brain activity. Beise was among those presenting at a health-care technology showcase Oct. 26 at Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s summit in Nanaimo. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Entrepreneurs at Island summit showcase high-tech solutions for health-care issues

Brain activity tracking, Indigenous mental health, seniors’ care discussed at summit in Nanaimo

Nolan Beise, founder of Circl, shows off a headset used to measure brain activity. Beise was among those presenting at a health-care technology showcase Oct. 26 at Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s summit in Nanaimo. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
After being lost near Vancouver Island’s west coast close to four months ago, Hobbes the cat was reunited with his owner this past weekend at the B.C. SPCA branch in Nanaimo. (Nanaimo SPCA photo)

Cat lost on the other side of the Island shows up in Nanaimo, gets reunited with owner

Hobbes brought to Nanaimo SPCA months after running away near Vancouver Island’s west coast

After being lost near Vancouver Island’s west coast close to four months ago, Hobbes the cat was reunited with his owner this past weekend at the B.C. SPCA branch in Nanaimo. (Nanaimo SPCA photo)
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has concluded an investigation of a plane that departed from Nanaimo and crashed in Hope in November 2021. (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre photo)

Oxygen supply a factor in B.C. plane crash that killed two, investigation finds

Transportation safety board issues report on last year’s crash of Cessna from Nanaimo near Hope

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has concluded an investigation of a plane that departed from Nanaimo and crashed in Hope in November 2021. (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre photo)
Legal action has been initiated by the parent of a student that fell down an air shaft at Dover Bay Secondary School in June 2017. (News Bulletin file photo)

School district being sued after student fell down air duct five years ago in Nanaimo

Parent suing SD68 and another student in relation to 2017 incident at Dover Bay Secondary

Legal action has been initiated by the parent of a student that fell down an air shaft at Dover Bay Secondary School in June 2017. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Iranian-Canadian community in Nanaimo held a rally speaking out against Iran’s government and the death of Mahsa Amini. Amini, an Iranian woman, died in police custody Sept. 16, sparking protests. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Island Iranian-Canadians express outrage at Iran’s ‘regime of discrimination’

Rally held at Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park the afternoon of Oct. 22

The Iranian-Canadian community in Nanaimo held a rally speaking out against Iran’s government and the death of Mahsa Amini. Amini, an Iranian woman, died in police custody Sept. 16, sparking protests. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Pet owners can now receive virtual veterinary care through a telemedicine pilot program through VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital. (Stock photo)

Vancouver Island veterinary hospital offering virtual appointment pilot project

Island pet owners have access to VCA Canada telemedicine program out of Nanaimo base

Pet owners can now receive virtual veterinary care through a telemedicine pilot program through VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital. (Stock photo)
Police and investigators at the scene of an August 2020 accident that claimed the life of a Ladysmith woman. Steven Roderick Knowles has been charged in relation to the incident. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect in fatal Ladysmith hit-and-run, arrested after manhunt, charged

Steven Roderick Knowles charged in accident on Trans-Canada Highway that killed woman

Police and investigators at the scene of an August 2020 accident that claimed the life of a Ladysmith woman. Steven Roderick Knowles has been charged in relation to the incident. (News Bulletin file photo)
Diane Charles, principal, and Yutustana:t Mandy Jones, Snuneymuxw elder-in-residence at Ladysmith Secondary, pose in front of a wood box representing Coal Tyee Elementary’s name change to Syuẁén’ct Elementary School. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo school makes name change official in spirit of truth and reconciliation

Coal Tyee Elementary School now Syuẁén’ct Elementary School

Diane Charles, principal, and Yutustana:t Mandy Jones, Snuneymuxw elder-in-residence at Ladysmith Secondary, pose in front of a wood box representing Coal Tyee Elementary’s name change to Syuẁén’ct Elementary School. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Former education assistant in Nanaimo sentenced to six years for sexual abuse

Glen Murray Massick pleaded guilty to charges in June

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
B.C. Transit provided an update to Regional District of Nanaimo’s transit select committee on ridership numbers for the Route 70 Nanaimo-Cowichan Express bus from March to August. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo-Duncan connector bus ridership doubles since launch

B.C. Transit says it expects numbers to grow even more with VIU classes now back in session

B.C. Transit provided an update to Regional District of Nanaimo’s transit select committee on ridership numbers for the Route 70 Nanaimo-Cowichan Express bus from March to August. (News Bulletin file photo)
Members of Extension Volunteer Fire Department at the scene of a fire on Spruston Road, near Nanaimo on Saturday, Sept. 17. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Dog dies and buildings destroyed in fire at rural area near Nanaimo

Four fire departments, including Cranberry Volunteer Fire Department, battle blaze in Cassidy

Members of Extension Volunteer Fire Department at the scene of a fire on Spruston Road, near Nanaimo on Saturday, Sept. 17. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Kailey DeFehr found a praying mantis inside her home, near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)

Cat drags in praying mantis, which actually aren’t that uncommon on the Island

Professor says the insects aren’t native, but also aren’t likely to become invasive

Kailey DeFehr found a praying mantis inside her home, near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)
Anne Kang, B.C.’s minister of advanced education and skills training, announces the province is spending $87 million to build new student housing spaces at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Province announces it’s spending $87 million on student housing at VIU

Residences will be nine storeys and utilize ‘hybrid mass timber’ construction

Anne Kang, B.C.’s minister of advanced education and skills training, announces the province is spending $87 million to build new student housing spaces at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Aspengrove School. (News Bulletin file photo)

Head of school near Nanaimo fired for ‘inappropriate online activity’

Aspengrove School’s board of governors was made aware of alleged incident on Aug. 26

Aspengrove School. (News Bulletin file photo)