Andrea Rondeau

UPDATE: 5-year sentence for Cowichan man in aggravated assault, forcible confinement case

Sangha has agreed to plead guilty and serve a sentence of 5.25 years plus two years of probation.

UPDATE: 90 customers remain without power in Cowichan Lake area

There is also an outage near Shawnigan Lake affecting 54 customers.

Video and photos of persons of interest in Christmas Eve homicides in Duncan

The first person of interest is described as possibly a Caucasian male

Andrea Rondeau column: Letters from January, 2019

Traditionally, letters don't fall under the material we put in the year in review.

UPDATE: Police investigating homicide in Duncan on Christmas Day

Nearby in Charles Hoey Park, a tent had been set up.

Andrea Rondeau column: Stressed out by pre-holidays job rush

The newsroom is a crazy place before the holidays.

UPDATE: Power restored after Duncan outage

Power has been restored in downtown Duncan.

‘Nutcracker’ a hit with Cowichan audiences

A big crowd was entranced Saturday, Dec. 7 when the Royal City Youth Ballet brought Christmas favourite The Nutcracker to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre.

Andrea Rondeau column: Remembering the windstorm of 2018; how prepared are you for an emergency?

Last year on Dec. 20 the Cowichan Valley was walloped by the worst windstorm in memory in the region.

Andrea Rondeau column: The opioid, homelessness crises are on our doorstep

They had used three naloxone kits in three weeks to treat random people they'd found overdosing

Province begins forfeiture of Shawnigan contaminated soil site

The forfeiture proceedings do not impact the closure plan for the landfill site

Andrea Rondeau column: Photographs in journalism capture the good times and the bad

Capturing what is going on around us isn't always controversy-free.

1 dead, 2 seriously injured in crash with elk on Hwy. 18 in Cowichan

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP were called to the scene at about 8 p.m. Tuesday night

Cyclist hit and seriously injured on TCH in Duncan Friday

Initial findings are that the cyclist rode across four lanes of traffic on the TCH

Andrea Rondeau column: Holiday weekend delivers letters

It occurred to me that this was just giving me a taste of what Santa must go through every year.

Andrea Rondeau column: Writing for Remembrance Day about keeping history alive

Remembrance Day is different than it used to be when I was a kid.

Two arrested, 70 packages of drugs seized in Duncan bust

"Our investigators were at the right place"

Andrea Rondeau column: Considerations of reporter safety sometimes come up on the job

We have to make judgement calls all the time as to whether a situation will be safe or not.

$50M liability worry has North Cowichan mayor asking for Motorsport rezoning do-over

May be 2nd public hearing and a re-vote on Motorsport rezoning.