Nanaimo News Staff

The Nanaimo Clippers hold a press conference announcing the new ownership of the B.C. Hockey League club. Darren Naylor, left, is the team’s new head of hockey operations; Penny and Wes Mussio are the new majority owners, team president David LeNeveu remains a minority partner and coach and general manager Mike Vandekamp retains those roles. Greg Sakaki, The Nanaimo News Bulletin.

Trail native is new owner of Nanaimo Clippers

Trail’s Wes Mussio and wife Penny purchased the Nanaimo Clippers of the BCHL last week.

The Nanaimo Clippers hold a press conference announcing the new ownership of the B.C. Hockey League club. Darren Naylor, left, is the team’s new head of hockey operations; Penny and Wes Mussio are the new majority owners, team president David LeNeveu remains a minority partner and coach and general manager Mike Vandekamp retains those roles. Greg Sakaki, The Nanaimo News Bulletin.
Thieves eat cake, steal car and pirate costumes in Nanaimo break-in. (News Bulletin file)

Suspects in Nanaimo steal car, pirate costumes and a piece of cake

Incident happened between 1-6 a.m. on Oct. 10 at a basement suite in the 900 block of Howard Avenue

Thieves eat cake, steal car and pirate costumes in Nanaimo break-in. (News Bulletin file)
Firefighters gather behind a home at 754 Nicol St. in Nanaimo on Tuesday. Multiple emergency services including RCMP and B.C. Ambulance were at the scene for several hours. A police investigation is ongoing.                                (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

7-year-old girl among three dead in Nanaimo house fire

Crews were called to the blaze at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters gather behind a home at 754 Nicol St. in Nanaimo on Tuesday. Multiple emergency services including RCMP and B.C. Ambulance were at the scene for several hours. A police investigation is ongoing.                                (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday. (Photo submitted)

Man in Halloween costume robs Vancouver Island liquor store

A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday

A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday. (Photo submitted)
Missing B.C. filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island

Missing B.C. filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island

Twyla Roscovich, 38, had been missing more than a week

Missing B.C. filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island
Province unveils free tuition for kids in foster care

Province unveils free tuition for kids in foster care

BC Premier John Horgan announced an expanded tuition waiver program Friday in Nanaimo for those living in Provincial care.

Province unveils free tuition for kids in foster care