Robert Barron

Province restricts open burning in Cowichan Valley until April 15

Measure meant to assist fight against COVID-19

Cowichan Valley team using 3D printing to quadruple ventilator capacity

Hopes are high that project will help solve global ventilator shortage during pandemic

Lake Cowichan Chamber of Commerce takes steps in fight against COVID-19 crisis

Business group asks federal government for assistance

North Cowichan was considering a 4.4 per cent tax increase in 2020

But Mayor Al Siebring suggests COVID-19 crisis could see tax proposal lowered

Cowichan Valley laments the loss of arts cornerstone Leslie Sjoberg

Long-time president of the Cowichan Music Festival dies on March 25

CVRD directors defer pay-raise discussion for 30 days

Board considering raise of $11,167 for electoral area directors

Cowichan’s doctors offer do’s and don’ts during the COVID-19 crisis

Physicians want residents to understand their responsibilities

Local governments reviewing staff levels, doing layoffs, as COVID-19 crisis grips Cowichan

139 municipal workers in North Cowichan already impacted by virus

Cowichan residents asked not to do backyard burning, use wood stoves

Authorities don’t want to elevate risk to those esperiencing COVID-19 symptoms

Strings of lights seen in night sky over Cowichan Valley

Could be satellites, or something stranger, says UFO specialist

Western Forest Products curtails operations for one week due to COVID-19 crisis

Curtailments at Cowichan and Ladysmith sawmills will continue into the second quarter

Weir in Cowichan Lake begins operations early this year

Water shortages feared again in 2020

Robert Barron column: COVID-19 changing our worlds

I expect there won’t be any return to our regular lives for a long time

Duncan Showroom still hosting shows on live-stream video

Owner Longevity John says people can watch from home during COVID-19 crisis

Cowichan Valley school district planning how they’ll teach kids during school closures

But many teachers involved with planning are in isolation

Cowichan Tribes closes schools, daycare, limits services

Chief William Seymour said the First Nation will work to continue to provide essential services

Cowichan Valley schools shut down until further notice

“We have a responsibility to keep our students and staff as safe as possible”