Editorials

Return of RCMP detachment in Chemainus and Crofton a necessity

Thieves responsible for far too many crimes this summer must be stopped

Campfire ban needs to stick all summer in B.C.

No reason for lifting it at any time regardless if some July and August rain actually occurs

Get out of jail free cards looming?

Increasing number of sentences don’t fit the crimes, with Fenton as the poster boy

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Volunteers make B.C. Games special

Cowichan shines in the provincial spotlight

Demolishing old Crofton Elementary School can’t come fast enough

Residents getting action on abandoned building that’s such an eyesore to the community

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Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island

Drug users need to come clean

That’s the only way to get criminals off the streets

Strata regulations keep going too far

Stopping kids from playing or riding bikes on the street just doesn’t make sense

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Chemainus grads ready for the big changing world

Lots of opportunities in both proven and emerging occupations

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Chemainus Rotary Summer Fest parade in need of support

Only a brief period of time required to enjoy the festivities

Everyone can’t win in an election

No need to have a referendum to give the lesser lights a chance

Chemainus offers many perks

High gas prices and congestion might be good reasons to stay home more often for shopping needs

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Last year’s wildfire season should be a wake-up call

It doesn’t take much to spark a blaze that could torch large tracts of land

New group presents a united front

Cowichan Commmunities Coalition seeks change within North Cowichan

North Cowichan council’s indifference needs to change

It’s a dissservice to the public not to hear pros or cons on amalgamation

Chemainus businesses need to be more flexible

Better weather means the tourist season’s getting into full swing with more people in town

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018