Andrea Rondeau

Andrea Rondeau column: Lots of excitement in this fall’s municipal elections, with plenty of tight races

One thing that's for certain is that there's going to be a lot of new faces

Chemainus Theatre’s ‘Glorious!’ is, well, glorious

The tiny three-person cast of Glorious! deserve a huge standing ovation

Andrea Rondeau column: Anonymous sources in reporting – it’s a last resort

On the whole, don't be afraid to put your name to it.

Leonard Cohen Tribute coming to Mercury in Duncan

Sweet Island Soul features vocals and guitar by Ron Ingram

Andrea Rondeau column: 100 years old is not what it used to be

Kane Tanaka of Japan at 115 years old

Andrea Rondeau column: The random things I learn from my email

I thought I'd share with you an email I got this week from the American Tortoise Rescue.

New on the Cowichan Valley election ballot

This week's candidates

Andrea Rondeau column: Planning election coverage

Writing individual profiles on each of the candidates nearly killed us

Attention municipal candidates: here’s what we want from you

submit or come in for a photo, and submit approximately 300 words

Wildfire at Mayo Lake in Cowichan Valley out

It is suspected to be human-caused

Andrea Rondeau column: Information in a crisis can be empowering

It's a terrifying thing to hear the fire call on the scanner for a wildfire near your home.

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

UPDATE: Heat and winds create challenges for firefighters on Maple Mountain Friday afternoon

Officials said Friday morning that there was no growth in the blaze

Malfunctioning AC sends smoke through round building in Duncan

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

UPDATE: Evacuation alert continues for Maple Mountain fire; blaze contained, but still burning

Crews expect flareups, ask public to steer clear of area

Andrea Rondeau column: Some news never goes out of style

There are some subjects I find us revisiting again and again

Justin Trudeau gets warm welcome at BC Forest Discovery Centre

"I just wanted to say what a pleasure it is to be here today with all of you."

Justin Trudeau headed to Cowichan Saturday

Trudeau will be heading to the BC Forest Discovery Centre

Andrea Rondeau column: Summertime means air conditioning wars

Mostly I just hate having to feel like I need a parka in July when someone cranks the AC up at work.

Andrea Rondeau column: Heat wave has people taking out their crankiness on others

It's the kind of heat that has car horns honking, and tempers flaring a little more easily.