Local News

Motorists should expect periodic delays and detours on Chemainus and River Roads

Work on corridor upgrade project to intensify in the weeks ahead

  • Sep 24, 2020

Island Corridor Foundation launches survey on importance of Vancouver Island rail

“ICF remains 100 per cent committed to the restoration of full rail service on Vancouver Island”

  • Sep 24, 2020

Three years for serial bank robber who hit southern Vancouver Island branch

Lucas Bradwell was wanted for robberies in Abbotsford, Sidney and Vancouver

Vancouver Island under a thunderstorm watch tonight

Environment Canada forecasts downpour and possible thunder and lightning

Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley seeks reelection

Routley has served as MLA for the area since 2005.

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No new leads in Brown homicide case

Five-year mark passes without any additional information provided to police

Grant applications approved for Crofton to Maple Bay Trail and Fuller Lake Arena roof replacement

North Cowichan also planning to look into illegal secondary suites

  • Sep 20, 2020

North Cowichan launches survey on the future of community engagement

Clarifying how community input can influence the municipal decision-making process one of the goals

  • Sep 20, 2020

Thousands of child care spaces coming to 35 B.C. communities

Province announces milestone in Childcare BC plan

Logjams and gravel bars the bane of Chemainus River’s existence

Spawning fish impacted by low channels, residents by flood concerns

Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector

The fish lived about 25 million years ago, scientists say

Good Samaritan replaces drum set stolen from Chemainus United Church

Theft occurred on either Friday or Saturday night on the long weekend

B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data

An application has been made to the office of the information and privacy commissioner

Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson named new leader of Christian Heritage Party of BC

Television and online personality acclaimed as new leader at party AGM in Abbotsford on Monday

Vancouver Island protesters call B.C.’s response to new old-growth report a ‘diversion’

Port Renfrew blockade continues as protesters want Fairy Creek Watershed included in deferral areas

Saltair Community Centre reopens for community programs

Centre will adhere to a strict list of protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19

High school student reflects on back to school on behalf of classmates

Many changes to normal routines but Chemainus Secondary staff has done its homework

  • Sep 14, 2020

Powerful image and words on the pandemic from photographer

Our changing world documented as part of a daily project

Smoky skies expected to continue throughout Monday

Some rain in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow