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Heavy rains and strong winds are expected to blast southwestern B.C. starting Wednesday night.

Series of storms set to batter B.C.’s south coast

Heavy rains, strong winds set to lash southwestern B.C.

Heavy rains and strong winds are expected to blast southwestern B.C. starting Wednesday night.

Dragon presents keynote address at annual summit

Nicole Verkindt, CBC’s newest Dragon on the tech-focused web series NextGen Den

Piper Pat Morrison leads in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders to the annual Red Serge Dinner on Oct. 3 to a sold-out audience at the Eagles Hall.

New event huge success for Tour de Rock

Organizers of the inaugural KolourFun Run in support of the 2016 Tour de Rock are already planning for next year

Piper Pat Morrison leads in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders to the annual Red Serge Dinner on Oct. 3 to a sold-out audience at the Eagles Hall.

Water rules relaxed

Cooler temperatures and increased rainfall typical of autumn

Truck leaves oil trail

An early morning spill from a truck leaving the Western Forest Products mill in Ladysmith

Shelter offers half-price adoption

Until Oct. 14, all B.C. SPCA branches are offering 50 per cent off the usual adoption fees for all adult cats.

Goodbye

‘Happy memories, incredibly grateful’: Prince William’s parting words to Canada

Heartfelt thank you, touching farewell as Royal tour ends for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Goodbye
Black Press launches Vancouver Island Free Daily today (Sept. 27)

New daily paper launched

Black Press newsrooms gather content for new Island-focused daily newspaper

Black Press launches Vancouver Island Free Daily today (Sept. 27)

Fundraising drive for United Way campaign begins

Non-profit agency supports groups and charities in mid-Island region

Looking for laughs in Ladysmith

Rick Stiebel is the interim editor for the Ladysmith Chronicle.

Event honours women

The First Heart & Soul XPO will recognize women who have been nominated for outstanding contributions to the business world and community

Park acquired on Mudge Island

A property on Mudge Island will soon become that island’s second community park

Coast Salish artist John Marston and his mother

Vancouver Island Salish artist’s work to adorn BC ferry

Stz'uminus artist John Marston unveils design to adorn the new ship Salish Eagle on the Tsawwassen-Southern Gulf Islands

Coast Salish artist John Marston and his mother

Transit detour remains in place

BC Transit is keeping a detour in place on Route 6.

For the second time

Logger sports return to Ladysmith

Events include axe throwing, log burling and pole climbing

For the second time
Michelle Stilwell

Stilwell takes 400m gold with record performance at Rio Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Michelle Stilwell, Paralympian and Parksville-Qualicum MLA sets Paralympic record in women's 400-metre T52.

Michelle Stilwell
International Grandparents’ Day is Sept. 11 and the Parent Support Services of BC is offering events across the province.

Grandparents honoured

International Grandparents’ Day is Sept. 11 and the Parent Support Services of BC is offering events across the province.

International Grandparents’ Day is Sept. 11 and the Parent Support Services of BC is offering events across the province.

Collision results in death

A 71-year-old man injured in a two-vehicle collision in Chemainus on Aug. 25 died in hospital on Sept. 1.

People pick their best spots to watch an outdoor screening of Zootopia.

Movie raises $800 for Tour de Rock

Amphitheatre hosted more than 300 children and their families

People pick their best spots to watch an outdoor screening of Zootopia.
A program developed in Finland is providing new mothers in the Cowichan Valley and the west coast of the Island with a free baby bed through the local health unit of Island Health.

Baby bed program could reduce infant mortality

Program developed in Finland provided to new mothers in Cowichan Valley by Island Health

A program developed in Finland is providing new mothers in the Cowichan Valley and the west coast of the Island with a free baby bed through the local health unit of Island Health.