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Two extra portables to handle additional students at Chemainus Elementary for 2018-19

Long term solution will need to be found amid growing population

Duncan man disgruntled over parking permit

City says he must show demonstrable need for one

Block Watch meeting in Crofton brings added security to continue combating crime

More volunteers added to guard neighbourhoods against suspicious activity

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

Police seeking leads in Maple Mountain fire investigation

Suspicious male spotted in area on Wednesday afternoon

Bush fire at Maple Mountain, Crofton
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Duncan
Cowichan Lake's Amanda Nixon wins $200 at Duncan Has Talent
Fire at former VIU in Duncan

Details of memorial for Danny Sutherland pending

After being missing for several days, he was finally located. Foul play is not suspected

Multiple halls fighting fire on Herd Road

Fire started from trees on hydro line

Motorcyclist injured in crash on Highway 18 at Lake Cowichan

Investigation continuing

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Sonic the Hedgehog movie casting call in Ladysmith this weekend

Film to hire 100 people as extras to play role of ‘townsfolk’

Coroner confirms Lake Cowichan body that of missing Oak Bay woman

Gladys Barman located 11 km from where her car was found

Malfunctioning AC sends smoke through round building in Duncan

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

Two vehicles crash near Lake Cowichan highway entrance

Little information is available yet, but nearby residents heard a crash and saw smoke

Progress being made on Maple Mountain fire, now 5.5 hectares

Contained but not extinguished, multiple crews still hard at work

Increased fire activity and smoke visibility in Cariboo Fire Centre

High amounts of smoke could be seen over 100 Mile House as of 5 p.m. Wednesday

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Tour de Rock’s Cruise 4 the Kids driving into Lake Cowichan

Cruise 4 the Kids will interest car enthusiasts.