Opinion

Drivesmart column: Learn to yield and make roadway safer

Sometimes through traffic does have to yield to those who are trying to enter or leave the highway.

  • Jun 14, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Planting for a year round harvest

The mid-July sowings produce crops that will become large enough to take them through the winter

  • Jun 13, 2020

Sarah Simpson Column: We are not getting a hamster (no matter how cute Nugget is)

Together with her daughter, they’ve been carefully crafting and staging photographs featuring Nugget

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AAP for new police building should be ‘no’

My isn’t this North Cowichan council a generous lot

  • Jun 11, 2020

Suggestions for Station/Craig street park

First, let me question why you hired someone from the United States of America

  • Jun 11, 2020

Plan for summer tubing good news for town

Town of Lake Cowichan businesses can sure use a few more people through the doors.

  • Jun 11, 2020

Give UN seat to Norway, Ireland

Canada doesn’t deserve a seat on the UN Security Council.

  • Jun 9, 2020

Maintenance of creek banks looked like massacre

Trees and undergrowth ripped, slashed and torn

  • Jun 9, 2020

Enthusiastic response from art buyers

We are blessed to have a loyal following of art lovers in the Cowichan Valley.

  • Jun 8, 2020

More bike racks needed in Cowichan

Please install more racks for bicycles at all of our publicly owned facilities.

  • Jun 8, 2020

Conspiracy theories can have serious repercussions

Conspiracy theories have real world consequences and usually bad.

  • Jun 8, 2020

The new normal is just the old normal on steroids!

I believe this “scamdemic” could very well be one of the biggest hoaxes ever perpetrated on the world.

  • Jun 8, 2020

More public toilets needed in Duncan

One small restroom on the far edge of downtown by the old railroad station is far from adequate.

  • Jun 8, 2020

New RCMP detachment should go to referendum

If an expenditure cannot gain approval through referendum it should not be made.

  • Jun 8, 2020

No one making masks?

Will keep watching for them.

  • Jun 8, 2020

Drivesmart column: To write, or not to write…

“Don’t you guys ever do anything else than write tickets?”

  • Jun 7, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Sometimes life gets in the way of gardening

The cover crop of winter rye still waves at me from the garden

  • Jun 6, 2020

Sarah Simpson Column: Siblings are the best (and the worst, by default)

If my brother-in-law wanted a walk, he was going to have to work for it.

CVRD directors overpaid

Just try finding a director on weekends, totally impossible.

  • Jun 4, 2020

Logic behind bottle refunds?

The reality is that I did not make the bottles myself.

  • Jun 4, 2020