Opinion

Leave McAdam Park in its natural state

People in Duncan need a nature park, not a theme park.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Exceptional medical care at Cowichan hospital

In the middle of the night I visited the Cowichan District Hospital emergency room with our daughter

  • Jan 7, 2019

Drivesmart column: What to keep in mind for 2019: suggestions from the Twitterverse

@kevinsgonriding wonders why car manufacturers are allowed to make [rear] signal lights red.

  • Jan 6, 2019
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Cowichan District Hospital fire
Cow High's 'The Addams Family' opens Jan. 16 at Mt. Prevost School
Bus fire in Duncan
Town planner talks about new town plan to Lake Cowichan council

Editorial: Need to look at more than just emergency Malahat bypass

We favour options that offer regular alternatives, not just a crash bypass.

  • Jan 11, 2019

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Winter veggies still going strong in the garden

This winter has been so mild that parsley still grows in the garden and my lettuce has resprouted.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Where Do We Stand group is misunderstood

Where Do We Stand has never called for a permanent end to logging.

  • Jan 9, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

Editorial: Our top 5 stories from the Lake in 2018

A few stories really stood out.

  • Jan 9, 2019

True cost to upgrade rail would be way more than $43 million

A cost closer to $1 billion might be more realistic

  • Jan 8, 2019

Replace rail line with monorail

Ye gods, tear the decayed line up

  • Jan 7, 2019

Who would report two young girls selling dog biscuits?

How dare the CVRD take it without talking to these girls and their mom first

  • Jan 7, 2019

Save the outrage for the really outrageous

I had to smile reading Perry Foster’s perspective on the NDP.

  • Jan 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Andrea Rondeau column: Putting together year in review an enlightening process

In the daily grind, stories come and go quickly and we’re always looking to the next publication.

Sarah Simpson Column: Looking back while moving ahead

I’m going to start the new year out by not lying to you

T.W. Paterson column: Now is the time to ‘fix’ the Mount Prevost memorial

What better way to begin 2019 than with a golden, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

  • Jan 5, 2019

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Adulthood is better; central vac great too

It beats the hell out of being an improper teenager!

  • Jan 3, 2019