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UPDATED: Island Health warns of overdose spike in Cowichan over past 48 hours

A spike in overdoses in the Cowichan Valley has Island Health officials…

Woman pulled from fiery crash at Cobble Hill Hall

A passerby pulled a driver from her red Chevy SUV

Brake failure likely to blame for mid-Island plane crash

Pilot walked away with no major injuries

UPDATE: 15-year-old arrested after Cowichan Secondary school lock-down

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have arrested a 15-year-old who may now be facing…

Chemainus fire causes extensive damage to landmark waterfront building

Chemainus blaze has firefighters up early

Young hikers aid in remote rescue of seriously injured man near Cowichan Lake

Spotty cell service meant his partner had to hike out for help

Young hikers aid in remote rescue of severely injured man near Cowichan Lake

Spotty cell service meant his partner had to hike out for help

Minor earthquake rattles south Vancouver Island

The 2.8 magnitude shaker was felt as far north as Crofton

Stz’uminus artist John Marston helps carve Yos totem pole for Malahat Nation lands

Project involving collaboration between Marston, Moy Sutherland Jr. and Malahat Nation youth

Drugs, cash, gun seized in Cowichan Bay bust

Two suspects arrested

UPDATE: B.C. cat torture recorded on Snapchat, sent to owner

“I can’t stop shaking,” Haglund said. “Last night was so bad my teeth were clattering.”

Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp

Vancouver Island school says ‘no’ to pop and juice

Water is the only option for thirsty students during this trial run at an elementary school in Duncan’s Cowichan Valley.

Recall of tainted pineapple products expanded in BC

The ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus found in Western Family brand, or unbranded, products has been expanded.

Tainted pineapple prompts Hep A warning in Sidney, Duncan

Did you buy Western Family ready-to-eat pineapple cups?

Heatwave sparks surge in power usage

BC Hydro says a new electricity consumption record was set on Monday.

A one-in-a-million piece of good news

Good news was in my own backyard

Haze sparks fears of Mount Brenton wildfire

It turned out to be a false alarm

BC Ferries respond to distress call from boat near Penelakut Island

Crews took part in five rescues over the July 14-16 weekend