Local News

Cowichan Valley now under Level 4 drought conditions

Province urges water conservation

  • Aug 14th, 2018

Vehicle catches fire near Vancouver Island provincial park

Fire shut down Highway 4 in both directions

Fire breaks out at Pioneer House restaurant

Cowichan Bay hall aided by Duncan and South End

Police, muni on site of break-in at pump station

Investigation being conducted but no public safety concern, officer says

CVRD adds two referendums to municipal ballot this fall

Voters asked to decide on funding for housing and water initiatives

Two extra portables to handle additional students at Chemainus Elementary for 2018-19

Long term solution will need to be found amid growing population

Toronto gets $25 million from Ontario to fight gun violence
Some of the faces in Justin Trudeau cabinet shuffle
Truck driver faces 29 charges in Humboldt Broncos bus crash
Victoria - Tent City arrest

Duncan man disgruntled over parking permit

City says he must show demonstrable need for one

Block Watch meeting in Crofton brings added security to continue combating crime

More volunteers added to guard neighbourhoods against suspicious activity

UPDATE: Evacuation alert lifted for residents of Maple Mountain area

RCMP are also looking for information people might have about a suspicious man reported in the area

Police seeking leads in Maple Mountain fire investigation

Suspicious male spotted in area on Wednesday afternoon

Multiple halls fighting fire on Herd Road

Fire started from trees on hydro line

Motorcyclist injured in crash on Highway 18 at Lake Cowichan

Investigation continuing

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Progress being made on Maple Mountain fire, now 5.5 hectares

Contained but not extinguished, multiple crews still hard at work

Increased fire activity and smoke visibility in Cariboo Fire Centre

High amounts of smoke could be seen over 100 Mile House as of 5 p.m. Wednesday

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Fireworks episode emphasizes a lack of logic in Chemainus

Residents express concerns about the chances of nearby trees catching fire

Chemainus water restrictions bumped up to Stage 3

Crofton water users under Stage 2 measures