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Tonya Kilmer fighting to block release of coroner’s report

Fears revealing exactly how Ben Kilmer took his life will have traumatic affect on her two children

Police urge Cowichan Valley businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit currency

Denominations of $5, $20 and $100 the more prevalent around the Cowichan Valley

Graveyard shift being axed at Chemainus sawmill

Western Forest Products move comes on the heels of current union contract’s expiration

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Chemainus focusing on itself for a new community celebration

Time to look at who we are and what makes this place special, Chamber declares

UPDATE: Crews continue to battle Read Island wildfire

Fire burning in dense forest and mountainous terrain

Second World War veteran was a proud Canadian

Many fond memories shared of Chemainus’ Gordon Hughes, who dies at age 93

Vancouver Island poet Eve Joseph ‘savouring’ moment after winning $65K Griffin prize

The Vancouver-raised, 66-year-old writer said she feels she still has work to do to master her craft

Province calls on Islanders to conserve water immediately

Some streams approaching critical levels, threatening salmon and fish

Police will be watching closely for motorists passing school buses when lights activated

Too many vehicles ignoring the signs and placing children in danger

Masked gunman robs Qualicum Beach store

June 5 robbery the second this week in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Measles vaccine rates double for Island Health

After facing a measles outbreak thousands of locals received vaccines

Puska coming to grips with urgent need for kidney transplant

Draw being made for collective jersey among $40+ donors

Employee shaken as central Island liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Disguised suspect nabbed cash, ran away from Arlington Inn Beer and Wine in Nanoose Bay

Road rage victim burned by lit cigarette

Victoria Police seeking suspect and witnesses to bizarre incident

Community meeting aids SD79 in process of making a decision on old Crofton Elementary site

Public and district staff share information and ideas on what can be done

May heats up again early in the month

Statistical recap shows maximum and minimum temperatures well above normal

Record low water levels force Cowichan Valley move to Drought Level 2

Conditions like this not typically seen until at least mid-summer

  • Jun 3, 2019