One man crime spree in Duncan

Ryan William McDonald, 40, charged with numerous offences

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Business notes: Need That? Find it at a new address

Debbie Anaka has moved her thrift store, “I Need That”, to 446 Jubilee St. in Duncan.

Soil companies to close Shawnigan contaminated soil quarry permanently

Owners say they are out $20 million after government pulls permit and will sue for compensation

Pickup trucks number one target for vehicle thieves

More than 30 vehicles are stolen everyday in B.C., police say.

Eagle Eyes plays Riverside in Lake Cowichan


Pickleball group talks about growing sport


RCMP on lookout for distracted drivers


Forests Minister Steve Thomson announces new chance for community forest partnership


North Cowichan gets $500K for new multi-use trail

The new 1.6-kilometre trail will run from the Dike Trail Terminus to Drinkwater Road East

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Large wolves spotted near Lake Cowichan

Two large wolves were reported traveling along the old Lake Cowichan Road over the weekend

Family rescued in Cowichan Bay

Several people tossed into the water during a crab-fishing trip tossed into the water and saved by whale-watching boat

CVRD to issue RFP to assess Saltair community centre

Once a company is hired, the regional district’s decision makers will await a report.

Cowichan Valley candidates: Education crucial to B.C.’s future

Provincial candidates feel more can be done to guide students to educational success.

Residents throughout the Cowichan region have successfully reduced their water use in 2016

Cowichan Bay leads the pack, reducing its water use by 31 per cent last year

Province funds 2,600 more teachers

$330 million is ‘bridge’ to contract talks in 2019

B.C. Liberals return $93,000 in donations

New information comes as RCMP are reviewing possible violations of the B.C. Elections Act.

Parents mourning death of toddler call on province for $10-a-day childcare

With B.C. election looming, daycare support is being urged by parents and advocates.

New spaces part of BC Parks overhaul

Campground reservations tightened up, park rangers added

Ottawa’s housing strategy offers $1 billion a year

Finance Minister Bill Morneau promises ‘new partnership’ with provinces