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Reeling Port Alice about to lose its only bank

Scotiabank branch closure follows latest mill setback, bad for business and the elderly

  • Mar 18, 2019

Teddy the dog trial postponed for two weeks in Duncan

Defence counsel withdraws due to “personal tragedy”

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North Cowichan looking for more public input — and they’ve budgeted $27K to get it

Council decides to conduct citizen satisfaction survey and hold training sessions for staff

Teddy the dog trial postponed for two weeks in Duncan

Defence counsel withdraws due to “personal tragedy”

Farmed Atlantic salmon in B.C. unaffected by virus, researchers find

Effects of piscine orthoreovirus, or PRV, under increased scrutiny following Federal Court decision

VIU’s next president starts making connections on campus

Deborah Saucier met with vice-presidents, board members and others this week

Broken Hearts: Display at controversial Vancouver Island supportive housing site torn down

Woman says she was yelled at while supporting incoming Parksville supportive housing tenants

Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

Company “devastated” by Vancouver Island teen’s death at fish farm

Mowi Canada West releases statement after Nanaimo’s Aidan Webber dies near Port Hardy

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

Cultural experience makes an impact with Chemainus Secondary students

Many lasting memories and friendships from exchange trip to the Northwest Territories

Distracted drivers nabbed in Chemainus blitz

Coordinated checks made at several locations

Chemainus Road to close for procession

Chemainus Road between Westholme Road and Crofton Road will be closed Wednesday,…

  • Mar 12, 2019

Cowichan School District announces its new superintendent

Robyn Gray brings extensive experience to the position

Suitors lining up for Howard the Gnome

World’s largest gnome will soon get a new home on Vancouver Island

Fire halts work at Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni

Plant is due for ownership change later this month

Vancouver Island water system at 50-year low

“Winter drought” has Comox Lake/Puntledge River system in full conservation mode

Vancouver Island police happy they can sweep minor auto accidents to side of the road

Police can now avoid paperwork, make getting traffic going the priority in minor crashes

Case of whooping cough confirmed in Duncan

Island Health sends letters to potential exposure sites in the area