Andrea Rondeau

Andrea Rondeau column: Election night in the newsroom

We watch like hawks as the election results start to roll in federally

Alistair MacGregor and the NDP win Cowichan-Malahat-Langford riding

Incumbent NDP candidate Alistair MacGregor has won the Cowichan-Malahat-Langford riding.

Andrea Rondeau column: Vaping illness hits B.C.: time to act is now

We are barrelling head first into a new health crisis

Andrea Rondeau column: Flood of letters to the editor

Some newspapers struggle to get people to send in letters to the editor.

Andrea Rondeau column: This week is a chance to say thank you to our firefighters

Many of these volunteers do more than just fight fires.

Andrea Rondeau column: Meet your local candidates, if you can

Read our weekly stories about our local candidates, and that you go to an all-candidates meeting.

Andrea Rondeau column: Reckoning coming on vaping

Those producing and selling vaping products have convinced a whole new generation to smoke

Andrea Rondeau column: Bring back civility this election

It's not clever to hurl insults.

Andrea Rondeau column: Parents worst offenders in school zones

They get out with their young children and proceed to jaywalk across the street

Andrea Rondeau column: Climate change is not partisan

I haven't been so outraged by a news story in a long time

Driver airlifted after head-on crash on TCH in Duncan Friday

Two people were seriously injured in a head-on crash on the TCH in Duncan yesterday night.

Andrea Rondeau column: The trials of court coverage

Covering court, while a fascinating assignment, is extremely time-consuming for reporters.

Andrea Rondeau column: Drug users should not be left to die

The thing is, nothing they have done deserves a death sentence.

Andrea Rondeau column: Why are some stories compelling and others don’t capture the imagination?

By the time you read this, the two teenagers from Port Alberni who are suspects in two homicides and one suspicious death in B.C. may well have been captured (at least, we hope this ends with them being captured - the father of one of the young men has predicted a much more tragic end).

Andrea Rondeau column: Second chance for dogs in Duncan bylaw a good idea

I'm not usually timid around animals, big or small.

Andrea Rondeau column: A few tips for letters to the editor

priority is given to letters from members of our community

Andrea Rondeau column: Last week’s lost hiker can teach a valuable lesson in being prepared

When a search for someone missing in the bush heads into its second day, that's not usually a promising sign.

Andrea Rondeau column: Let’s move on tree protection bylaw

One of the things I did was go to Cathedral Grove.

Duncan woman found safe and sound on Heather Mountain after two-day ordeal

Alone, lost on the mountain with a chilly wet night setting in, the lost hiker did everything right