Cole Schisler

What happens in the Cowichan Valley when an earthquake strikes

When an earthquake does happen, will the Cowichan Valley be ready for it?

Disaster Aid Canada raises over $40,000 for Australian wildfire relief efforts

Funds will be directed to Rotary clubs on the ground in impacted communities

Resident Alien casting call sees good turnout

The casting call was held January 11 at the Oyster Bay Microtel

Doug Routley reflects on 2019, and his career in government

Exclusive year-end interview with Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA

The Over the Hill Gang retires after more than 25 years of musical performances

The Gang perfomed at seniors centres and care homes in Ladysmith, Chemainus, Duncan and Nanaimo

Vancouver Island town to star in new Syfy series: Resident Alien

Ladysmith will play the role of Patience, Colorado in the series

Light Up parade delayed due to medical emergencies

Two separate medical emergencies on Thursday night

Ladymith elders still giddy for town’s annual for Festival of Lights

Vancouver Island’s most-celebrated Light Up event happens tonight in downtown Ladysmith

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian

Celtic Chaos brings the sounds of Scotland to Saltair Community Centre

Group performs Saturday, with doors opening at 7 p.m.

Chemainus woman wins $5,000 in Save On Foods gift cards from Facebook contest

The winnings from the company wide contest were given out by Ladysmith Save On

Saltair Marine’s ‘Silver Bullet’ found by RCMP months after reported theft

The $20,000 vessel was stolen from the Ladysmith Marina back in July

Vancouver Island doctor rushed to help Hurricane Dorian victims days after his retirement

Potts was asked by Samaritan’s Purse to help at a field hospital in Freeport

No more warnings for Vancouver Islanders who leave out bear attractants

Under the Wildlife Act of B.C. people are required to secure all wildlife attractants or face fines

Singh pledges $40 million coastal protection plan while in Ladysmith

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh announced the plan at a campaign stop in Ladysmith, B.C.

September is Community Foundations Month in B.C.

Initiative aims to educate people about what community foundations do

Mrs. Warren’s Profession a delightful comedic romp

Chemainus Theatre Festival did not disappoint with their production of Mrs. Warren’s Profession

‘Ad hoc’ trails blocked off in Diana, Princess of Wales Wilderness Park

Unsanctioned trails create hazards to trail users and natural habitats in the park

What exactly counts as distracted driving in B.C.?

Police are cracking down on drivers who just can’t take their eyes off their phones

New program offers creative solutions to youth homelessness in Cowichan Valley

Host Homes Cowichan will match homeless youths with host families to get back on their feet