Local News

June rainfall on Thetis Island well above average

Last year’s total of 17.5 mm in June a drop in the bucket compared to this year’s 50.3 mm

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses claim against Island Corridor Foundation

Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose) First Nation was seeking return of reserve land as railway sits unused

Extension given for Cowichan region homeless tenting sites

Meeting with BC Housing to determine the next step

La Petite Auction House makes the switch to retail consignment store

Pricing items becomes the norm over taking in-person bids

North Cowichan partners with province to improve home energy efficiency through rebate program

B.C. government will administer both the new top-up rebate program and provincial rebate program

  • Jul 2, 2020
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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Victoria police investigating possible hate crime on BC Transit bus

A young Black man was randomly struck by a Caucasian man who he did not know

Community pride always showed in Mansueti’s work

Retirement reflections revolve around so many projects and successes

Surrey looking at ‘phased’ re-opening of recreation facilities starting this fall

But that’s only “if conditions stay the same,” city manager says

Direct mail delivery to Penelakut Island a big benefit for residents

Service that started in mid-March has especially been appreciated since pandemic restrictions

Cowichan RCMP warn of scammers pretending to be police

Callers identify themselves as police officers

  • Jun 30, 2020

Archie’s lets the good times roll

Blast from the past at new diner in the Chemainus Public Market

Saying goodbye to a beloved principal not easy

Many memories in four years at Crofton Elementary for Calverley

Board Of Education adopts 2020-2021 budget

Contingency plans made for the possibility of further COVID-19 effects

  • Jun 28, 2020

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop reopening July 2

Customers need to be aware of many stipulations in place

Contract awarded for second stage of Chemainus Road Corridor Upgrade

Milestone Equipment Contracting Inc. of Nanaimo will be providing the finishing touches

Group forms in opposition to spending on new RCMP building

Flaws in the voting process identified by North Cowichan residents

A Cut Above

Tree-topper goes to new heights to get the job done

Retail cannabis operation in Chemainus given first and second reading on rezoning application

Kyle Cheyne, formerly of Leaf Compassion, aims to set up at former Carlos Place

  • Jun 25, 2020

Chemainus Secondary grads cash in on scholarship and bursary money

Community members not able to make presentations in person, but it’s the thought that counts