Peter Rusland

Terry Fox run a resounding success

The numbers were impressive for the 2014 Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 14.

Skatepark is just the start at old elementary school site

Larger recreational-residential project being mulled for Mural Town’s former elementary-school site.

Cowichan River about to tap out

Predicted drought causes concerns regarding salmon and fry life cycle

Strike averted as Lake Cowichan staffers accept four-year contract

Unionized workers receive retroactive raises, keep floater holiday, gain minor benefits under deal ratified by council and staff Tuesday

In Brief – Ladysmith and area news briefs

Most of Chemainus’ Echo Heights forest officially became parkland June 4.

Body of missing Lake Cowichan man found

Rodney MacKinnon's body found by cousins and a friend

Mayor’s 11th-hour proposal accepted

Most of Echo Heights Forest is now poised to become parkland.

Chemainus students celebrate prom

Grade 12 students at Chemainus Secondary School held their prom parade May 2 at Waterwheel Park.

Echo Heights meeting planned

An open house is being planned for Chemainus to further explain North Cowichan’s development of publicly-owned Echo Heights forest.

CVRD searching for new CAO

Warren Jones is leaving the Cowichan Valley Regional District, and the board is looking for a new CAO.

New photo book shines a spotlight on a special corner of Chemainus

Cim MacDonald has published a book full of images taken at Chemainus Gardens.

Bully-busting at Chemainus Secondary School this week

Students and staff at Chemainus Secondary School are raising awareness that bullying should be stopped.

Police seize 251 pot plants in Youbou

Arbutus Road residence: Man arrested in connection to grow op in Youbou

Youbou man attacked with ‘edged weapon’

Charges sought: against a Duncan man after argument victim suffers head injuries

Coast’s seastars in crisis

An unexplained wasting disease is devastating the starfish population in our area.

Wreckage could bring rare closure to four families

Four went missing in 1942: Downed plane a Second World War training flight

Charlie Newman remains in critical condition following Highway 18 head-on

Fighting with courage: one man dead in ugly collision last Wednesday morning, one remains in critical condition

David Foote, 24, of Duncan identified by family as the deceased in Hwy.18 tragedy

David Foote, 24, of Duncan identified by family as the deceased in Hwy.18 tragedy

Update: One driver has died after Wednesday’s crash on Highway 18

Police say tragedy has followed the two-truck collision on Hwy. 18 near Hillcrest Road

North Oyster fire hall recruiting

The North Oyster Fire Department is part of a regional volunteer recruitment drive that is set to kick into high gear this fall.