Editorial: Deadly Mexico quake a warning

As this is being written, the death toll stands at more than 200.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Editorial: Fentanyl has created a whole new — ugly — world

Drugs are not new to the Cowichan Valley. But never have they been so in-your-face.

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Editorial: Pluses outweigh minuses for new apartment complex

We need it too much not to allow it to go ahead.

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Editorial: backyard burning a relic of the past that’s got to go

It is long past time to get rid of backyard burning within the municipality.

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Editorial: So what’s the next challenge to fix our education system?

Class size, while important, isn’t a magic bullet.

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Editorial: Time to try something new, like guaranteed basic income

So how are singles, and single parents on minimum wage faring?

  • Sep 1st, 2017
Cowichan United Way 2017 kicks off campaign with breakfast, big donation


    Hill 60 may become new launch site for para- and hang gliding


      Accident on Trans Canada Highway


        Lake Cowichan Trunk Treasures at Saywell Park


          Editorial: Time for guaranteed basic income

          It is past time for the government to give serious consideration to instituting a living wage.

          • Aug 30th, 2017

          Editorial: Local governments plan for advancing climate change

          Fortunately, here in Canada, it’s not a matter of belief.

          • Aug 25th, 2017

          Editorial: Support for derelict vessel clean-up a no-brainer

          What’s to vote against?

          • Aug 23rd, 2017

          Editorial: Cowichan in a building boom

          It’s different than it was before 2008, when mega-developments were proposed

          • Aug 18th, 2017

          Editorial: Time for Cowichan Lake user guidelines?

          The Shawnigan Lake community has drafted guidelines for people using the lake

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

          Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

          Editorial: Salaries not keeping up with home prices

          The entire Island is experiencing low inventory and high demand

          • Aug 11th, 2017

          Editorial: Why didn’t the province say anything in contaminated soil case?

          Why didn’t someone from the province speak up during all the controversy?

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Editorial: Let’s fill plates, not landfills

          Redistributing food that would usually be thrown away is a spectacular idea.

          • Aug 4th, 2017

          Editorial: Compassion for homeless doesn’t mean mess OK

          It’s reasonable to have sympathy for the homeless but not want to wipe up human feces every morning.

          • Aug 2nd, 2017

          Editorial: Nobody immune in opioid crisis

          No crumbling facades here, no trash piled up in yards or shifty-looking folks skulking in bushes.

          • Jul 28th, 2017

          Editorial: Burning proposals contradictory

          Thing is, enforcement is poor.

          • Jul 26th, 2017

          Editorial: School board reaction to pot shops over the top

          The school district’s desire to ban marijuana shops from near area schools is a little strange.

          • Jul 21st, 2017

          Editorial: Time to talk Duncan traffic

          There’s no doubt that it can be slow going

          • Jul 19th, 2017