Greg Sakaki

Woman ‘violently stabbed’ on Nanaimo seawall in apparent random attack

Woman ‘violently stabbed’ on Nanaimo seawall in apparent random attack

17-year-old suspect in custody, 30-year-old victim in stable condition

Woman ‘violently stabbed’ on Nanaimo seawall in apparent random attack
Janine Vautour, Makayla Chang’s mother, samples icing while dishing out birthday cake Friday at Maffeo Sutton Park on what would have been Chang’s 18th birthday. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Murdered B.C. teen remembered on what would have been her 18th birthday

Makayla Chang’s family and friends in Nanaimo still hoping for answers and closure

Janine Vautour, Makayla Chang’s mother, samples icing while dishing out birthday cake Friday at Maffeo Sutton Park on what would have been Chang’s 18th birthday. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo Clippers players salute fans after winning a game at Frank Crane Arena last month. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Nanaimo Clippers to bid for national championship hockey tournament

Junior A hockey club hopes to host 2021 Royal Bank Cup

Nanaimo Clippers players salute fans after winning a game at Frank Crane Arena last month. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Trucks stage Sunday for a convoy in memory of Linden Baglo, the eight-year-old Nanaimo boy who was struck and killed by a pickup truck while he was riding his bike earlier this month. SWEENIE MOVING photo/Facebook

Auto shop apologizes after B.C. employees disrespect memorial convoy

Mr. Lube staff members suspended after incident Sunday in Nanaimo

Trucks stage Sunday for a convoy in memory of Linden Baglo, the eight-year-old Nanaimo boy who was struck and killed by a pickup truck while he was riding his bike earlier this month. SWEENIE MOVING photo/Facebook
Jennifer Clarke speaks at a school trustees candidates’ meeting in Nanaimo this past fall. Clarke is the People’s Party of Canada candidate for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

People’s Party of Canada chooses B.C. women as its first candidates

Jennifer Clarke in Nanaimo-Ladysmith and Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson in Burnaby South to represent PPC

Jennifer Clarke speaks at a school trustees candidates’ meeting in Nanaimo this past fall. Clarke is the People’s Party of Canada candidate for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Photos of Tony Harris dressed as Donald Trump, shared on Harris’s Instagram account three years ago.

B.C. byelection candidate called out for once wearing a Trump hat

NDP MLA shares 2016 photo of Liberal candidate in ‘Make America Great Again’ ball cap

Photos of Tony Harris dressed as Donald Trump, shared on Harris’s Instagram account three years ago.
The Unity Christian senior girls celebrate after match point, as they defeated Aberdeen Hall in straight sets in the single-A senior girls’ volleyball provincial championship final Saturday at Nanaimo Christian School. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Unity Christian girls repeat as provincial volleyball champions

Unity senior girls defeat Aberdeen Hall in B.C. final, played Saturday in Nanaimo

The Unity Christian senior girls celebrate after match point, as they defeated Aberdeen Hall in straight sets in the single-A senior girls’ volleyball provincial championship final Saturday at Nanaimo Christian School. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
John Barsby Bulldogs receiver Harman Ahuja gains yards after the catch during Wednesday’s playoff game against the Pitt Meadows Marauders at Merle Logan Field. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Junior football semi-final has GW Graham facing John Barsby Bulldogs

The Bulldogs beat Pitt Meadows Marauders 57-8 in quarterfinal action Wednesday in Nanaimo

John Barsby Bulldogs receiver Harman Ahuja gains yards after the catch during Wednesday’s playoff game against the Pitt Meadows Marauders at Merle Logan Field. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has had a chance to assess the damage to Rutherford Elementary School after squatters from Alliance Against Displacement and Discontent City broke in on Friday before being arrested Saturday. Photo courtesy Steve Rae

VIDEO: Officials say $100,000 to clean up B.C. school taken over by squatters

A Nanaimo school board chairman says the doors and roof at a local elementary school needs to be repaired

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has had a chance to assess the damage to Rutherford Elementary School after squatters from Alliance Against Displacement and Discontent City broke in on Friday before being arrested Saturday. Photo courtesy Steve Rae
RCMP make arrests on the roof of Rutherford Elementary School. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

26 squatters at B.C. elementary school arrested

RCMP teams moved in on Nanaimo’s Rutherford school Saturday morning

RCMP make arrests on the roof of Rutherford Elementary School. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
The owner of Pride Motorsports in Cobble Hill shared live video as he located and recovered a motorcycle stolen from his business the day before. DUSTIN HOFER/Facebook

Vigilante B.C. motorsports dealer takes back stolen motorcycle

Owner of Pride Motorsports on Vancouver Island shares live video of recovery operation

The owner of Pride Motorsports in Cobble Hill shared live video as he located and recovered a motorcycle stolen from his business the day before. DUSTIN HOFER/Facebook
Several hundred people lined Front Street on Sunday afternoon, but no one came to try to dismantle the Discontent City homeless camp as had been threatened. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Despite threats, Soldiers of Odin a no show at B.C. tent city

Nanaimo’s Discontent City held a counter rally on Sunday

Several hundred people lined Front Street on Sunday afternoon, but no one came to try to dismantle the Discontent City homeless camp as had been threatened. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
NDP MLA Leonard Krog in conversation with the News Bulletin this week. Krog has now announced that he will run for mayor of Nanaimo in this fall’s local government election. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

B.C. MLA officially announces he’s running for mayor

MLA Leonard Krog says he’s ready to step down from provincial politics to run for mayor of Nanaimo

NDP MLA Leonard Krog in conversation with the News Bulletin this week. Krog has now announced that he will run for mayor of Nanaimo in this fall’s local government election. CHRIS BUSH/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
Nanaimo Clippers forward Preston Brodziak whacks at a puck in front of the crease of Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Daniel Chenard as Chiefs skaters Bryan Allbee and Tommy Lee defend on the play during Wednesday’s BCHL game at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Clippers out-skate Chiefs for ninth win in a row

The Nanaimo Clippers defeated the Chilliwack Chiefs by a 4-1 score Wednesday at Frank Crane Arena

Nanaimo Clippers forward Preston Brodziak whacks at a puck in front of the crease of Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Daniel Chenard as Chiefs skaters Bryan Allbee and Tommy Lee defend on the play during Wednesday’s BCHL game at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. GREG SAKAKI/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)
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