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Man wanted for attempted murder arrested by Port Alberni RCMP

Jonathan Patrick Michael Thompson was arrested ‘without incident’

  • Apr 10, 2019
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CVRD targets illegal dumping in new initiative

Community groups encouraged to participate

Police remind Vancouver Island of the rules governing off-road vehicles

ATVs and similar vehicles should be registered and need permission to use private lands

  • Apr 9, 2019

Vancouver Island’s fog zone fades into the horizon

Coastal Fire Centre abandoning practice of keeping north and west coast separate in fire bans

Trees blown down in December windstorm being harvested

North Cowichan action reduces safety risk for the public and fire hazards

  • Apr 7, 2019

Strategy highlights importance of industrial lands in Cowichan

Connection made between creation and preservation

  • Apr 7, 2019

“Deep and broad” public engagement wanted on municipal forests

North Cowichan to determine the scope of engagement

Wind warning issued across Vancouver Island

Environment Canada warns winds may rise to 70 km/hr, 90 km/hr near the water

Port Alice mail bomb case closed says Yukon RCMP

RCMP rules Leon Nepper was the only person involved in the mailing of a bomb to his brother.

Vancouver Island parents hope service dog helps stop autistic child’s self-harming

Nanaimo couple raising money for daughter through Assistance Service Dogs B.C.

Slaying dragons: getting inside the minds of climate change skeptics

Environmental psychologist explains Dragons of Inaction

Crofton shines after Saturday’s volunteer clean-up campaign

Great pride shown by people to spend a sunny day collecting garbage

Vancouver Island hosts training exercise ahead of coming wildfire season

Firefighters practise entering and exiting a hovering helicopter

March precipitation total way below normal in Chemainus Valley

Amount of rainfall literally just a drop in the bucket during a dry month

Small outbuilding on the Halalt Reserve near Chemainus destroyed by fire

Backyard burn gets away, but firefighters quickly put out all other potential hotspots

Vancouver Island teen airlifted after mountain bike crash

14-year-old student released from hospital after incident on Mount Tzouhalem near Duncan

Cowichan Valley Regional District receives award for annual financial reporting

Presenting finances in a clear and transparent manner for residents a priority

  • Apr 1, 2019

VIDEO: Mother hailed as hero in Lake Cowichan cougar attack

Attack victim released from hospital with minor injuries