Ashley Degraaf

The long-awaited Chemainus skatepark finally looks ready to go ahead.

Chemainus skatepark finally decided

Old elementary school site: North Cowichan to start work on new park this summer

The long-awaited Chemainus skatepark finally looks ready to go ahead.
North Cowichan’s director of engineering and operations John MacKay says his love of roundabouts is practical

Round and round we go

Two new roundabouts are planned for Chemainus, in addition to the two already installed in Mural Town.

North Cowichan’s director of engineering and operations John MacKay says his love of roundabouts is practical
Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder announced Thursday she will not be running in the next federal election.

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder will not run in next federal election

NDP Member of Parliament announced this morning she will be stepping down after her term ends in 18 months

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder announced Thursday she will not be running in the next federal election.
RCMP remind folks to lock doors even while driving after startling incident Sunday

RCMP remind folks to lock doors even while driving after startling incident Sunday

Police are still searching for two men who approached a female driver on Chemainus Road Sunday at 10 p.m.

RCMP remind folks to lock doors even while driving after startling incident Sunday
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol will wrap up the 2014 Chemainus Theatre Festival season about one year from now.

Chemainus Theatre promises Misérables entertainment

2014 season: Two Canadian premieres and some staple flavours bookend major summer production

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol will wrap up the 2014 Chemainus Theatre Festival season about one year from now.
Chemainus Theate is adapting James Thurber’s 13 Clocks for a special holiday Kidzplay run.

Clock about to strike 13 at Chemainus Theatre

Readings from Thurber: offer some Kidzplay fun for the holiday season

Chemainus Theate is adapting James Thurber’s 13 Clocks for a special holiday Kidzplay run.
David Leyshon and Alison MacDonald appear in the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life Nov. 22-Dec. 23.

Angels will be getting their wings at Chemainus Theatre Festival

The Chemainus Theatre Festival presents the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life Nov. 22 to Dec. 31.

David Leyshon and Alison MacDonald appear in the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life Nov. 22-Dec. 23.
Ian Butcher’s Count Dracula struck the right tone

Review: This Dracula lacks bite

Chemainus Theatre’s vampire light on the chill factor

Ian Butcher’s Count Dracula struck the right tone
Dracula opens Oct. 11 at Chemainus Theatre.

Dracula: Theatre to make your skin crawl

Chemainus: Dracula aims to be an authentic gothic horror show

Dracula opens Oct. 11 at Chemainus Theatre.
Update: One person in stable condition after head-on crash Wednesday near Crofton

Update: One person in stable condition after head-on crash Wednesday near Crofton

Charges pending, investigation continues after 1 a.m. wreck at Crofton and Hay roads

Update: One person in stable condition after head-on crash Wednesday near Crofton
The CVRD’s solid-waste superintendent Jason Adair shows the standard tote.

New totes hit rural curbs early next month

Folks in rural CVRD areas can expect delivery of a new easy-roller recycling tote as well as a garbage tote come September

The CVRD’s solid-waste superintendent Jason Adair shows the standard tote.

40-km limit levied against Duncan man

Man barred from hometown for robberies in Ladysmith and Duncan.

Eli Eckert-Johnson

Chemainus grad has been working for L.A.-based entertainment editing company for four years now

Chemainus Secondary School grad Eli Eckert-Johnson will study digital media at Vancouver Island University this September.

Eli Eckert-Johnson
Vancouver Island University Cowichan’s elder in residence Florence James played a key role in shaping the Hul’qumi’num flavour of Chemainus Theatre’s latest KidzPlay production.

Munsch to Say in Hul’q’umi’num

Chemainus Theatre Festival: wacky wonderful Robert Munsch- based kids show starts Saturday

Vancouver Island University Cowichan’s elder in residence Florence James played a key role in shaping the Hul’qumi’num flavour of Chemainus Theatre’s latest KidzPlay production.
Emergency crews responded to an industrial accident at the Chemainus River bridge construction site 2:14 p.m. Tuesday

Man electrocuted in bridge accident released from hospital

Emergency Crews responded to an industrial accident at the Chemainus River bridge 2:14 p.m. Tuesday

Emergency crews responded to an industrial accident at the Chemainus River bridge construction site 2:14 p.m. Tuesday
The Other Guys Theatre Company’s Good Timber celebrates the golden age of logging in the Pacific Northwest. The production is coming to the Chemainus Theatre Festival

Cowichan logging scenes featured in Good Timber

Good Timber, the latest show at the Chemainus Theatre Festival, celebrates logging and will likely bring back some memories.

The Other Guys Theatre Company’s Good Timber celebrates the golden age of logging in the Pacific Northwest. The production is coming to the Chemainus Theatre Festival
Brad and Carrie MacKinnon of Ladysmith have been overwhelmed with the support they have received in the wake of Brad’s cancer diagnosis.

Fundraiser for MacKinnon family being held Saturday in Duncan

A fundraiser for Brad and Carrie MacKinnon of Ladysmith is taking place Saturday, April 13 at 5 p.m. at the Duncan Community Lodge.

Brad and Carrie MacKinnon of Ladysmith have been overwhelmed with the support they have received in the wake of Brad’s cancer diagnosis.
Two-story house on Cook Street was fully involved when Chemainus firefighters arrived March 7. No one was home during the incident. At least one bedroom on the second floor was destroyed. Crofton and Ladysmith departments was called for mutual aid.

Community support pours in after Chemainus family’s home goes up in flames

Stephanie Alcock can't thank the community enough for donations to her family after March 7 fire

Two-story house on Cook Street was fully involved when Chemainus firefighters arrived March 7. No one was home during the incident. At least one bedroom on the second floor was destroyed. Crofton and Ladysmith departments was called for mutual aid.
Valerie Bob

Woman chains herself to ferry fence in protest

Valerie Bob of the Penelakut Island chained herself in protest against the band's lack of accountability

Valerie Bob