Robert Barron

posted 29 stories to Ladysmith Chronicle.
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Buckerfields commits to “living wage” for employees

Duncan-based company said it was the right thing to do

  • Sep 8th, 2017 7:00am

More than 130 staff members in the Cowichan’s local governments make more than $75,000 a year

Local governments list salaries and benefits for 2016

  • Sep 6th, 2017 8:00am

Fall webworm nests hit the Cowichan Valley — no, they’re not tent caterpillars

Species nests in the late summer, early fall

  • Aug 28th, 2017 3:05pm

Cobble Hill Holdings sues province over lost operating permit

Owner of contaminated soil landfill near Shawnigan Lake also names Mary Polak in suit

  • Aug 24th, 2017 4:00pm

Smoke to finally clear over Vancouver Island this weekend

Changing weather will bring rain and cooler temperatures

  • Aug 9th, 2017 11:50am

New $15 million transit facility to be built in south Duncan

New, larger site expected to deal with transit growth into the future

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 10:28am

North Cowichan proposes changes to burning rules

Council considering allowing burning to occur on properties greater than two acres within the urban containment boundary

  • Jul 31st, 2017 5:10pm

Make sure rising mercury not deadly, say officials as heat wave set to hit Island

Smoke from interior fires also expected to hit area this week

  • Jul 31st, 2017 12:30pm

Duncan dumpster raiders raise alarms

Mall employees feel threatened

  • Jul 27th, 2017 2:37pm

Burning rule changes in the works for North Cowichan

Municipality of North Cowichan is looking to overhaul its burning bylaw

  • Jul 25th, 2017 3:50pm

Fentanyl found during Duncan drug bust

The police raid resulted in two arrests and a sizable seizure of drugs and weapons

  • Jul 24th, 2017 1:09pm

Cowichan farmers to honour Russell Stewart with tractor parade

Memorial service to held on July 19

  • Jul 14th, 2017 4:27pm

VIDEO: UFO spotted near Shawnigan Lake

Witness took 10-minute video of object

  • Jul 13th, 2017 1:40pm

New skateboard park officially opens in Crofton

Park part of ongoing revitalization plans for community

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 2:19pm

Duncan area marijuana producer set to hire 100 workers

United Greeneries plans to hire up to 100 workers

  • Jun 1st, 2017 3:00pm

Police push for new nuisance property bylaw in North Cowichan

Bylaw would make landowners financially responsible for emergency calls to nuisance properties

  • May 15th, 2017 11:30am

VIDEO: Cowichan SPCA swarming with pigs

Two dozen pregnant pot bellied pigs expected to give birth soon

  • May 10th, 2017 1:57pm

Cowichan Valley forestry industry warily eyes American tariffs

Layoffs feared, but many confident lumber market less reliant on American sales

  • Apr 26th, 2017 9:40am

Police raid Duncan’s homeless camp, make arrest

Camp leader Crissy Brett taken into custody

  • Apr 21st, 2017 10:57am

Drug paraphernalia found on Cowichan school property

Cowichan Pre-School looks for solutions to protect students

  • Apr 20th, 2017 1:45pm