Opinion

Drivesmart column: Random thoughts while stuck in traffic

Have you ever given any thought to how efficiently traffic lights control the flow of vehicles?

  • Dec 30, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

Andrea Rondeau column: A few New Year’s resolutions

It’s the time when people start deciding they’re going to get in shape next year

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Sarah Simpson Column: Being a proper adult sucks

I’m talking about the slog of everyday life realizations.

T.W. Paterson column: Christmas to New Year, 1943

“Never has the buying power been as great and never the supply been as limited in Duncan.”

  • Dec 29, 2018

Pause on forestry program makes no sense

That will all be lost with “The Pause”.

  • Dec 28, 2018

Nickel as good as biggest donation

“I would like to give but have no money.”

  • Dec 28, 2018

Leave MacAdam, heartily support field house at Sportsplex

If I NEVER use it I will still gleefully support its funding from my taxes.

  • Dec 28, 2018

We must redefine ‘sustainable’

Even 10 years ago, I believe growing more trees than were harvested was considered “sustainable”.

  • Dec 28, 2018

Rail transportation actually growing

Currently, Island-wide travel is possible only for those who own a driver’s licence.

  • Dec 28, 2018

Editorial: PR referendum result unsurprising

In Cowichan the announcement was muted by the windstorm and the power outages that resulted from it.

  • Dec 28, 2018

Sahtlam Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the Hall,

  • Dec 28, 2018

Carl Weber column: Holidays and the nervous system

Wow! Is it Christmas and New Years already?

  • Dec 27, 2018

Thanks needs to be said

Everyone in the Valley is very appreciative of their expertise and dedication.

  • Dec 27, 2018

Thanks to all after 80 hours without power

It’s time to thank all those crews who sacrificed their Christmas time

  • Dec 27, 2018

Thank you to Hydro crews

Our heartfelt gratitude

  • Dec 27, 2018

Mary Lowther column: Espaliered fruit trees make efficient use of little space

I was careful to plant my fruit trees against a south facing wall on the sunny side of the house

  • Dec 27, 2018

Editorial: Christmas shines light on how many in Cowichan are in need

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

  • Dec 26, 2018

Drivesmart column: Problems with deferred maintenance

Insuring mechanical safety is left to the owner, and if they fail in their duty, the police.

  • Dec 23, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview