Local News

Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.

The Weather Network is calling for up to 200mm of rain to fall in some areas of the South Coast and Vancouver Island

  • Nov 20th, 2017

B.C. groups to address child sex abuse in sports

viaSport is organizing a full day of education in association with Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Coaching Association of Canada.

  • Nov 20th, 2017

High winds cancel slew of BC Ferries sailings

Travel to and from Victoria and Vancouver as well as Northern Gulf Islands affected

Port Alberni resident robbed with weapon, thieves steal thousands

Most of the stolen currency is in Canadian $100 bills. The police investigation is ongoing.

  • Nov 17th, 2017

Drunk driver ticketed after wrong-way rollover

Nanaimo man crashes on Inland Island Highway near Qualicum Beach

UPDATE: Driver dies when truck plunges off logging road near Caycuse

Fatal incident near Caycuse claims life of man in his 60s

Tackling the Canadian Forces' physical fitness test
    Reena Remembered: 20 years later
      Reena Virk's father speaks to Reena's legacy
        Explosion clears salmon passage

          Port Renfrew’s Tall Tree Festival cancelled

          One of Vancouver Island’s major music festivals hopes to come back for 2019

          Crime spree at Cowichan Lake ends in capture of four in the woods

          Four people are in custody after a crime spree at Cowichan Lake led to a chase in the bush.

          Steeples assisted living facility celebrates 10 years in Chemainus Nov. 26

          Society president and administrator proud of the facility’s importance to the community

          Investigation underway into group mailbox vandalism in Chemainus area

          Service already restored for some customers

          UPDATE: Vancouver Island driver killed when logging truck leaves road

          TimberWest contractor dies near Caycuse, off the shores of Lake Cowichan

          Chemainus Secondary’s Ruest receiving Excellence in Teaching Award

          Canada 150 project proves inspiring for students

          • Nov 15th, 2017

          Storm forces ferry to be re-routed

          The ferry corporation cancelled two scheduled sailings in and out of Tsawwassen on Tuesday night

          Public identifies key areas of spending priorities to North Cowichan

          Feedback on the Budget 2018 process can still be provided at further meetings into the new year

          • Nov 14th, 2017

          Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife

          Charles Kraeling honoured for his heroic actions at the health facility during an incident in July.

          Lefebure reelected board chair of the CVRD

          Fourth consecutive term equals the most by a director in the last 50 years

          A Chemainus Secondary student’s perspective on Remembrance Day

          Various learning experiences along the way helped paint the big picture

          October weather stays true to form in Chemainus

          One 24-hour period the only difference with considerable rainfall pushing up the monthly total