Opinion

Editorial: Pumping over the weir a wake-up call on drought

Even after the pumps were installed, many thought it wouldn’t come to this

  • Aug 28, 2019

Prime minister unethical, dishonest

You do not “weather the storm…” of dishonesty and abject corruption.

  • Aug 27, 2019

Handmade Hugs celebrating new home

Please join us at 5878 York Rd., 3rd floor (with elevator) at our open house!

  • Aug 27, 2019
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Allenby Road house fire Sept. 16, 2019
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, Jack and Jill saw
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, pole climb
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, overhand chop

What do Coca-Cola, Chevron, Catalyst and North Cowichan all have in common?

We are entering a whole new world of possibilities.

  • Aug 27, 2019

How dry is it in Cowichan?

I moved to Cowichan Lake in the summer of 1979

  • Aug 26, 2019

Going ‘too slow’ is the law

I was taught by my dad, and others, to obey the law. A speed limit is the law.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Bicycles on our roads must have rules

There seems to be something missing in this formula of allowing cyclists on our roads.

  • Aug 26, 2019

One Cowichan like the NRA

Their objective is to intimidate our elected officials into following an agenda put forth by them.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Paradise Pools access problems solved

I applaud whatever actions council and others took to stop access to the precarious Paradise Pools

  • Aug 26, 2019

There’s psychology behind speeding drivers

Unknown factors like bullying at work can play a role

  • Aug 25, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

Sarah Simpson Column: Sticks and stones will burst our pockets…

Over the weekend my family of four joined my mom and step-dad…

Editorial: Questionable decision

Mayor effectively invited intimidating public display by having people show what side they were on

Editorial: The parking paradox

The issue of parking in downtown Duncan is once again rearing its…

  • Aug 21, 2019

Settling a Debate About Impeding Traffic

We think it’s the slow drivers that cause problems but it’s seldom the case

  • Aug 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

Sarah Simpson Column: Good deeds save the day

Is it fair to call it the dog days of summer? I…

British Columbia Chronicles: New Hope for B.C.’s most historic sawmill town

“New mill, new optimism after years of forestry decline in Port Alberni”—Megan…

  • Aug 17, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Nothing better than a fresh ear of corn

I buy real corn seeds like Golden Bantam and Sunnyvee and grow them in our back yard.

  • Aug 15, 2019