Opinion

Homeless, illegal dumping and the weir

The users of this largesse are never asked to perform or improve personal hygiene

  • Jul 29, 2019

Trump-style climate change denial making inroads in Canada

What kind of a world are our kids going to inherit if you’re wrong?

  • Jul 29, 2019
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Grand opening of Lake Cowichan's 75th anniversary celebrations
Lake Cowichan 75th anniversary cake is escorted to Saywell Park
Burma Star veterans, including Duncan's Charles Hoey, VC, are remembered with ceremony at Duncan Cenotaph
Quw'utsun Inter Tribal Pow Wow a celebration of culture

Drivesmart column: Pavement marking in progress

Line-marking crews have begun the annual task of refreshing markings on highways

  • Jul 28, 2019

Sarah Simpson Column: Horsing around comes easy to Cowichan Mountie

This one isn’t about my kids. I figured you likely need a…

T.W. Paterson column: Today’s Ramada Inn has a great history

For years, his streamer fly, the Ashdown Green, graced the backs of Sportsman cigarette packages.

  • Jul 27, 2019

Kudos to graduate and his parents

It really does take a village to raise a child, but it also takes a leader to start the race.

  • Jul 26, 2019

Elected politicians putty in hands of IPCC

Duncan has joined the bandwagon and declared a climate emergency.

  • Jul 26, 2019

Determined Women Together purchase AED for Sylvan

This time I would like to applaud the Women Together of Sylvan United Church.

  • Jul 26, 2019

Public encouraged to visit Stoney Hill personally and see for themselves

I have worked in the B.C. coast forest industry for the past 40 years.

  • Jul 26, 2019

Editorial: New safety office to tackle Duncan corridor crime just the beginning

Duncan is facing a problem like no other in its history. We…

  • Jul 26, 2019

Downtown Duncan needs more public bathrooms

All these people with only one public washroom in the old train station!

  • Jul 25, 2019

Friday night concert event before Duncan Day spectacular

It was the best music event I’ve ever seen downtown!

  • Jul 25, 2019

Chris Wilkinson column: Dream catching this summer

Will you help us find a local senior who would benefit from a dream come true?

  • Jul 25, 2019

Same forest: different planets

My heart sinks as I survey several football fields of patch clear cutting.

  • Jul 25, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Raspberries are easy to grow, great for the bees, and us

There’s a correlation between flavour and nutrient level, and these berries pack a punch.

  • Jul 25, 2019

Editorial: Theft of Rayner memorial at Lake Cowichan a senseless, hurtful act

And please return Darreld Rayner’s memorial fire pit.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Letter misrepresents blowdown harvesting in forest reserve

This is hardly the reckless carnage described in Ms. Dobell’s letter

  • Jul 23, 2019

Let’s offer small incentive to curb illegal dumping

Notice shoppers lining up to return wine and beer empties and plastic containers for a few coins.

  • Jul 23, 2019