Opinion

Do the math on clotheslines

That’s an awful lot of extra work each week

  • May 13, 2019

Medical ads proliferating on TV

It varies from eight to 12 minutes

  • May 13, 2019

Are idles afraid to turn engine off?

Maybe their big muscle pick-ups have left them so destitute they can’t afford to replace a battery

  • May 13, 2019
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Lake Cowichan Minor Baseball strikes back
Michael Jerome Browne at Duncan Showroom Blues Festival
Pride flag raised in Duncan on May 13, 2019
First ever Art Battle held in Duncan on May 11, 2019

Climate change effects obvious on Cowichan River, wildfire season

The Cowichan River now is lower here than it was in August last year

  • May 13, 2019

Why are we looking to harvest Stoney Hill during fire season?

We all know summers have been getting drier and drier.

  • May 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Guest column: Expert advice for our watersheds? Find the courage to call!

“Don’t feel ashamed or feel you are ratting someone out.”

  • May 12, 2019

Drivesmart column: Distracted driving laws in B.C.

I’ve investigated a fatal collision where a driver was adjusting his CD music

  • May 12, 2019

Robert Barron column: Respect needed for 911 program

The dispatcher said she would send a police unit to my home

Andrea Rondeau column: Getting something new for the office: a naloxone kit

This was something that I never would have imagined we’d have use for as little as five years ago.

Sarah Simpson column: Perseverance pays off on the street and on the track

I was driving back to Duncan from an assignment in Mill Bay…

T.W. Paterson column: Even a ‘safe’ mine could kill

Alarmed by the burns that covered one-third of Griffiths’ body, Dr. Walkem ordered him to hospital

  • May 11, 2019

Lessons from a Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection

First let’s start with turnout.

  • May 8, 2019

Save large trees at McAdam Park

I feel moved to speak in favour of more protection for our trees.

  • May 8, 2019

Federal NDP fading away

There are 10 NDP MPs that have chosen to step down and not run in the 2019 federal election.

  • May 8, 2019

Green ‘vote however you want’ all it’s cracked up to be?

Sometimes the best you can do when seeking a new nest is to look at how you’re invited in.

  • May 6, 2019

Far right are not really Conservatives

No one gets rich without the work of us 99 per cent.

  • May 6, 2019

Keep Stoney Hill intact — pause the logging

Keep the area intact in case we decide the best use is that of a park or nature reserve.

  • May 6, 2019

Editorial: We must put the brakes on extinction crisis, if only for our own survival

One million plant and animal species around the world are threatened with extinction.

  • May 10, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Compost tea a must for sandy soil

It didn’t occur to me then that what I had was a substrate for hydroponic gardening.

  • May 9, 2019