Youbou dust not a forgotten issue

Is a bypass the only solution?

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Editorial: Burning proposals contradictory

Thing is, enforcement is poor.

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Editorial: School board reaction to pot shops over the top

The school district’s desire to ban marijuana shops from near area schools is a little strange.

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Editorial: Time to talk Duncan traffic

There’s no doubt that it can be slow going

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Editorial: Don’t let fun turn to tragedy on the water this summer

You don’t want to make the front page of the newspaper by dying.

Editorial: Dying not the way you want to make the front page

The fact is, it doesn’t matter how good a swimmer you are if you’re unconscious.

3 vehicles involved in noonhour crash at Beverly Street in Duncan
  • 6 hours ago


Lake Cowichan council decision turns renters out of their homes


Kali Fraser makes finals of Duncan Has Talent


Rachel Woodruff competes in Duncan Has Talent Cover and Show Tunes


Editorial: Nominal fee on tubes could help with sustainability

The idea is to create a fund that will allow them to keep up and improve the infrastructure

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Imagine if 23 people killed on Malahat in one year

Officials are being cagey about just where they plan to put an overdose prevention site in Duncan.

Editorial: Time to take out death trap tree

Clearly a tree that fell earlier this spring into the Cowichan River needs to be cleared completely.

Editorial: Don’t be an idiot, take fire precautions

The first wildfire of the season struck near Mesachie Lake last week.

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Editorial: Moving forward as minority

It’s been a suspenseful and dramatic couple of months in provincial politics.

Find something to celebrate this Canada 150

Many have been in a reflective mood as we approach the 150th anniversary of confederation.

Public transit: more efficient to invest now, not later

The time is now to invest in public transit, and not just buses, but rail, too.

About that rainbow letter: we didn’t get it right

We apologize to those who were offended by our decision; causing pain was not our aim.

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Editorial: Middle ground wise on residential camping

Both sides of the residential camping debate have a point.

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Editorial: Amalgamation? Why?

Is there much point if it’s not going to save money?