Opinion

Exceptional medical care at Cowichan hospital

In the middle of the night I visited the Cowichan District Hospital emergency room with our daughter

  • Jan 7, 2019

Save the outrage for the really outrageous

I had to smile reading Perry Foster’s perspective on the NDP.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Drivesmart column: What to keep in mind for 2019: suggestions from the Twitterverse

@kevinsgonriding wonders why car manufacturers are allowed to make [rear] signal lights red.

  • Jan 6, 2019
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Duncan needle and garbage clean up
Jamboree Day 2019 at Lake Cowichan
Cowichan District Hospital fire
Cow High's 'The Addams Family' opens Jan. 16 at Mt. Prevost School

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Andrea Rondeau column: Putting together year in review an enlightening process

In the daily grind, stories come and go quickly and we’re always looking to the next publication.

Sarah Simpson Column: Looking back while moving ahead

I’m going to start the new year out by not lying to you

T.W. Paterson column: Now is the time to ‘fix’ the Mount Prevost memorial

What better way to begin 2019 than with a golden, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

  • Jan 5, 2019

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Adulthood is better; central vac great too

It beats the hell out of being an improper teenager!

  • Jan 3, 2019

Eat more fruits and veggies, not protein

Let’s talk about real food, not imitation food-like substances

  • Jan 3, 2019

Woodstove was vital to surviving windstorm power outage

We had no power, phones or running water for over nine days

  • Jan 3, 2019

‘Holiday’ instead of ‘Christmas’ is annoying

I am sorry to have to say I am sort of happy that Christmas is over for this year.

  • Jan 3, 2019

You paid for their dinner at the Doghouse, Dec. 21

You should know that your gift created exactly the effect you might have hoped for.

  • Jan 3, 2019

Statements on property assessments misleading

How can Mr. Gerry Marolla suggest that raising the assessment won’t increase property taxes?

  • Jan 3, 2019

Lake Cowichan visitors impressed with blackout kindness

As the rain pummeled outside, we were being rescued with showers, biscuits and coffee

  • Jan 3, 2019

Mary Lowther column: The benefits of gardening without pesticides

Do I want a yard humming with birds and bees and croaking with frogs, or a Silent Spring?

  • Jan 3, 2019

Hugs for BC Hydro crews

The most beautiful lights in almost seven days: B.C. Hydro was here.

  • Jan 2, 2019

Time for more enlightened forest management

the meeting’s speakers begged mayor and council for a pause in forestry operations

  • Jan 2, 2019

Editorial: 2018 a year of weighty subjects in Cowichan

One story this year captured the imagination of Cowichan residents like no other

  • Jan 2, 2019