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Mainly cloudy skies ahead for Monday

Plus a look ahead at the week's forecast

  • Dec 9, 2019

Vernon Vipers game going to the dogs

Vipers to host Pacific Assistance Dog Society Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Kal Tire Place

Purcell International Education answers community’s questions regarding proposed boarding school at open house

Questions ranged from investment and population growth to opportunities in sports and education

  • Dec 9, 2019

Shopping local is part of a vibrant community

Buying locally is an integral part of what it takes to have a healthy and vibrant community. By encouraging our consumers to do their holiday shopping in locally owned businesses it increases the measurable effect that every dollar spent in a local business has on local economies.

Increase in condo sales in Chilliwack point to first-time homebuyers

November saw 153 per cent increase in apartment sales year over year

320 years since the ‘Big One’ doesn’t mean it’s overdue: Canada Research Chair

'It could happen today, tomorrow or 100 years from now'

  • Dec 9, 2019

New Stats Canada survey confirms cash value of master’s degree

Holders of master's degrees earn up to $21,000 more than undergraduate degree holders

  • Dec 9, 2019

Nanaimo Airport CEO retiring next year

Mike Hooper to leave his position in June

Maple Ridge council wants a bolder vision for Lougheed corridor

Mayor wants big city plans for western area

Cowichan School District’s ‘Hello Dolly’ offers space for cultural questions

SD79 presents bi-weekly video series with Cowichan Elder

INFOGRAPHIC: How much money did your local university or college make last year?

B.C. university and colleges posted a combined $340 million surplus in 2018/19

  • Dec 8, 2019

West Shore Parks and Rec offers holiday childcare alternatives

Camps available on days many daycares close

  • Dec 8, 2019

Rescue dogs come to Canada in search of forever families

In their five years, Save Our Scruff has adopted out 1,700 dogs and counting

  • Dec 8, 2019

New management team for Vernon Upper Room Mission

Trio introduced at open house as they share their goals and vision for the Vernon facility

  • Dec 8, 2019

CRD Board Highlights: Regional district applies for business facade grants

The CRD board had two presentations related to invasive animals at its board meeting

  • Dec 8, 2019

Alberni vet heading to Africa with Veterinarians Without Borders

Dr. Roberta Templeton and her vet husband will help dairy farmers in Uganda

  • Dec 8, 2019

Island Health expanding baby bed program in Nanaimo

Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island provides grant of $350,000

  • Dec 8, 2019

White Rock looking at 3.9% tax increase

Budget discussions are to take place this week

Conservatives urge Morneau to deliver ‘urgent’ fall economic update

Morneau says the first thing the Liberals plan to do is bring in their promised tax cut for the middle class

  • Dec 8, 2019

Chase and Sicamous hopeful for piece of $50 million communication grant

Formal decisions will be issued by March 2020

  • Dec 8, 2019