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Allow your inner self to emerge to more readily enjoy the season

Magic can happen with stronger beliefs rather than waiting for life-changing events

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Racism can’t be tolerated

Time to take a hard look at ourselves as to why these situations still persist

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Liberal leadership hopeful takes advantage of outside lane

Dianne Watts discusses motivation and priorities

  • Dec 9th, 2017

Christmas memories vivid from a tiny German town during childhood

The tree trimmings, candles, delicacies and a wonderful sled made the yuletide bright

  • Dec 7th, 2017

Help needed to find three missing men in North Cowichan/Duncan

Heartbreak continues for family members uncertain of what happened to their loved ones

  • Dec 5th, 2017

OPINION: Mandatory full face protection a smart move for hockey

‘I can relate more intimately than most; I lost my eye to a hockey stick in June of 1990’

  • Dec 5th, 2017
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      COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

      News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

      • Nov 29th, 2017

      We Dig Chemainus

      A regular report from Communities In Bloom

      • Nov 28th, 2017

      Flaggers face dangerous job on the road

      Driving habits need to change because injuries and death becoming all too common

      • Nov 26th, 2017

      Continual yearly tax increases in North Cowichan questioned

      Are wage increases and steadily increasing levels of grants a factor?

      • Nov 23rd, 2017

      Education vital in ever-changing world

      Being industrious and versatile will always lead to something no matter what the circumstances

      • Nov 21st, 2017

      Unexpected La Nina brings a revised winter weather forecast for Chemainus region

      The weakness of it and other factors mean a repeat of last year is unlikely

      • Nov 15th, 2017

      Smoking becoming a thing of the past

      Municipality of North Cowichan considers making rules more restrictive around public buildings

      People adopt different survival techniques

      Decisions are based on childhood experiences and observing the family dynamics

      End of an era in the Cowichan Valley: video stores will be missed

      A time of cultural significance has rapidly disappeared with the closing of Pioneer’s Video

      • Nov 8th, 2017

      Dance Of A Lifetime 1959

      Memories of first impressions still strong after 58 years

      • Nov 2nd, 2017

      Childhood instilled a respect for nuns

      Sisters of St. Ann’s deserve a mention for their enormous gift of 400-acre Providence Farm property

      • Nov 1st, 2017

      North Cowichan making the switch from propane for ice resurfacing at Fuller Lake

      Elimination of dangerous gases makes sense with an electric zamboni

      Chemainus area can expect a more typical winter this time around

      No unusually cold water currents affecting the weather like last year

      • Oct 19th, 2017