Andrea Rondeau

Andrea Rondeau column: Planning election coverage

Writing individual profiles on each of the candidates nearly killed us

Attention municipal candidates: here’s what we want from you

submit or come in for a photo, and submit approximately 300 words

Wildfire at Mayo Lake in Cowichan Valley out

It is suspected to be human-caused

Andrea Rondeau column: Information in a crisis can be empowering

It’s a terrifying thing to hear the fire call on the scanner for a wildfire near your home.

UPDATE: Evacuation alert lifted for residents of Maple Mountain area

RCMP are also looking for information people might have about a suspicious man reported in the area

UPDATE: Heat and winds create challenges for firefighters on Maple Mountain Friday afternoon

Officials said Friday morning that there was no growth in the blaze

Malfunctioning AC sends smoke through round building in Duncan

Firefighters say the smoke was caused by a failed air conditioning unit

Justin Trudeau gets warm welcome at BC Forest Discovery Centre

“I just wanted to say what a pleasure it is to be here today with all of you.”

Andrea Rondeau column: Some news never goes out of style

There are some subjects I find us revisiting again and again

Justin Trudeau headed to Cowichan Saturday

Trudeau will be heading to the BC Forest Discovery Centre

Andrea Rondeau column: Summertime means air conditioning wars

Mostly I just hate having to feel like I need a parka in July when someone cranks the AC up at work.

Andrea Rondeau column: Heat wave has people taking out their crankiness on others

It’s the kind of heat that has car horns honking, and tempers flaring a little more easily.

UPDATE: Brush fire in Shawnigan likely caused by cigarette butt

They identified the area as being just after the turnoff to Sooke Lake Road

Andrea Rondeau column: In the face of rumours, we stick to the facts

It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and the adrenaline of a breaking story

Andrea Rondeau column: Online gives us space to mix it up

I’ve taken some flak for the non-local news from some readers.

Andrea Rondeau column: Write on, Cowichan readers

Letters are a little different because they are written by you, the readers

Coming up in Cowichan: Plant sale, Casino night kick off Canada Day weekend

Plant sale takes over the HUB Saturday The Cowichan Station Area Association…

Andrea’s column: Why isn’t my item in today’s paper?

We make decisions every day about what needs to be given priority at any given time.

Andrea Rondeau column: That great shot of the exit sign

And that’s not counting the shots where you didn’t notice the one kid who decided to make a funny face