Local News

Rebates increase for Cowichan residents replacing old woodstoves

Extra incentive provided to make the switch to heat pumps

BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

What happens in the Cowichan Valley when an earthquake strikes

When an earthquake does happen, will the Cowichan Valley be ready for it?

Winter storm warning lifted for most of southern Vancouver Island

Schools open in Alberni, capital region, closed Campbell River to Cowichan

Winter storm warning now in effect for Island’s east coast

Environment Canada issues new weather warning late Wednesday afternoon

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‘It was mayhem’: Storm causes huge damage at Vancouver Island marina

Boat crashes ashore, 150 feet of breakwater crumbles at the Beachcomber Marina in Nanoose Bay

Warm reception for new Chemainus library on a cool day

Customers in awe of the building’s wonderful atmosphere and extensive resources

Chemainus Valley coated with winter white

Steady snow not resulting in significant accumulations, but more on the way could pack a wallop

Disaster Aid Canada raises over $40,000 for Australian wildfire relief efforts

Funds will be directed to Rotary clubs on the ground in impacted communities

Death of famed Penelakut artist Modeste mourned

World famous carving talents began at Chemainus Secondary School

Resident Alien casting call sees good turnout

The casting call was held January 11 at the Oyster Bay Microtel

BC Ferries cancels morning sailings as heavy winds hit Georgia Strait

Wind warning issued for region by Environment Canada, not clear when sailings will resume

Campbell River RCMP drug sting leads to 10 people charged

Another 10 people will likely also face charges

Flu hospitalizations see significant drop across Vancouver Island

Less than a third of the number of people have been hospitalized due to influenza since last year

Proposed moratorium on development in North Cowichan a poor idea

It’s not yet clear how extensive the limit on development would be

North Cowichan mulls hiring an assistant fire chief

New position meant to deal with increased fire inspection demands