Paul Brian

Students get preview of Maple Syrup Festival [photos]

Many were out and about enjoying some good weather and good times over the Family Day long weekend.

Family day at school? [photos]

Local children and their families got the chance to go back to the past this Family Day

Rental fees for CVSA for artificial turf field under review

Rental fees and whether the Cowichan Valley Soccer Association will have to pay them at the David Williams Field hit the council table

Good deed doer needs community’s support

Battling serious illness is a personal strain on individuals and their families, but it can also lead to real financial difficulty.

Buildings to stay, but conditions set

Council addressed a report last Wednesday on whether to authorize remedial action on the site of the Twin Gables Motel in Crofton.

Music legends together in Chemainus show

Imagine the greatest musical icons of a generation coming together to create magic.

Fire crews quickly douse boat blaze

The fire department reported there were no occupants on board the Arctic Fox II and the fire was successfully extinguished.

Suite rules hurting homeowners: resident

Rena Van Steele has concerns about the consistency and fairness of North Cowichan’s municipal zoning bylaw enforcement.

Council view split on drive-through debate

North Cowichan councillors split over the idea of forbidding drive-through restaurants as a part of a potential new development

Coroner identifies Crofton mill worker killed in accident

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the man who died in an industrial accident Jan. 27 at the Catalyst paper mill.

Weekend of fun just part of CAN autism programs

The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is helping bring kids and families together.

School District amended budget reflects new students

Cowichan Valley School District 79 is growing, and as it does the district’s budget keeps pace.

Final breakfast Out of This World [photos]

“It’s near and dear to my heart and I’m just overwhelmed by the community.”

Mandatory parole for Air India bomb maker

A convicted terrorist will soon be out of prison and back on Canadian streets.

Maple Syrup Festival to sweeten long weekend

The sweet stuff will be flowing this weekend at the Bigleaf Maple Syrup Festival.

Duncan graduate builds acting career with starring role

Duncan actor Gavin Langelo is making his dreams come true in the big city.