Local News

Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

Steeples three-unit expansion nearing completion

Project will add more much-needed independent housing

Strike taking a toll on families of WFP workers with Christmas approaching

Donations being sought at the union hall in Duncan to provide assistance

Two locals among six outstanding Indigenous athletes to receive prestigious award

Vancouver Island honours recipients of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

More sunshine, far less rain during November

Precipitation a drop in the bucket compared to normal in the Chemainus Valley

MacGregor named to critic posts for the NDP

Agriculture, Rural Economic Development, and Deputy Critic for Justice come under his jurisdiction

  • Dec 3, 2019
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Health Care Auxiliary installs new officers for coming year

Lenihan new president, organization attains Thrift Shop sales of $532,078

‘Tis the season for impaired driving enforcement

Ten impaired drivers taken off the road

  • Dec 1, 2019

Light Up parade delayed due to medical emergencies

Two separate medical emergencies on Thursday night

Search continues for missing Colin Court at Cowichan Lake

RCMP still hoping someone will come forward with further information

  • Nov 28, 2019

Crocker family provides Hope with the gift of life

Search efforts of Penelakut Island trio pays off

Judge reserves sentencing decision in former northern B.C. mayor sex assault case

The Crown is seeking four to six years federal time; the defence wants 18 months in provincial jail

Catalytic converter stolen off Salvation Army van in Parksville

‘I’m very shocked and disappointed that someone would steal from the Salvation Army’

Striking WFP workers in Chemainus expect the end isn’t near

Concessions, morale more concerning for employees than wages

One in custody after parking lot doughnuts, evading police

“Officers made multiple attempts to stop the vehicle from exiting the parking lot”

New playground officially swings into action

Chemainus Elementary PAC project a long time coming toward completion

Community boosts Harvest House with considerable donations

Chemainus Elementary School students load up contributions from their food drive

Definitions added for poultry and farm animals in bylaw

North Cowichan determines the backyard chicken issue requires more public input

  • Nov 23, 2019

Local RCMP detachments looking to cut costs

Provincial RCMP budget facing a $10-million deficit