B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

Robert Barron column: Sealing was a dangerous job

The sealing bosses never held training sessions on how to do it properly and safely

Andrea Rondeau column: How much is too much COVID-19 coverage?

We don’t want to overload people on COVID-19.

Lake Cowichan Country Grocer cleaning for COVID-19
Tiny house friction near Lake Cowichan
Fire at Twin Gables Motel in Crofton, B.C.
Drone joins search for Ethan Sampson

Sarah Simpson column: My clean house is definitely not for the birds

A while back, my husband and I took our kids to one…

T.W. Paterson column: Canada’s last Victoria Cross of WWII again in the news

The BC Aviation Museum is out to host a memorial monument

  • Mar 14, 2020

Cruise ship case provides COVID data

No one got off, and no one got on. A perfect test environment!

  • Mar 13, 2020

COVID hoarding is pure selfishness

People like myself who are compromised have found it difficult to get a bottle of hand sanitizer.

  • Mar 13, 2020

Driving Hwy. 18 increasingly scary

Well how about it traffic enforcement officer, when are you out there?

  • Mar 13, 2020

Editorial: Time to get serious about broom busting

Scotch broom is a scourge here in the Cowichan Valley

  • Mar 13, 2020

Let politicians know we want them to pull together

This is the time to put the country first

  • Mar 12, 2020

We need to buy smaller, electric buses

Why do we have these oversized hulks driving around?

  • Mar 12, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Everything is coming up roses this spring

David is not the only one this made happy; the bush crawls with bees just when I need them.

  • Mar 12, 2020

Furstenau’s policies realistic, progressive

Diane Moen seems to be confused about Sonia Furstenau’s 2020 campaign platform.

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER – Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate

Paid protestors want to stop a way of life they know nothing about

  • Mar 11, 2020

Editorial: Cowichan municipalities should look into in-pipe power generation

No mega-projects, with mega-budgets needed.

  • Mar 11, 2020

Who thinks we need another housing study?

We were told we need affordable housing.

  • Mar 10, 2020

Get the shingles vaccine — avoid awakening the chicken pox virus

Shingles, that nasty virus that lies dormant in our nervous system can strike with a vengeance.

  • Mar 9, 2020

Island Bakery is dearly missed

Today we pulled the last loaf of Island Bakery bread out of the freezer.

  • Mar 9, 2020

Don’t waste money on roundabout, fill potholes

Not to mention no clear lines painted to distinguish lanes

  • Mar 9, 2020

Evil exists in Duncan

The first thing I noticed in jail was the smell.

  • Mar 9, 2020