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VIDEO: SAR reinforcements from up Island arrive Sunday to help search for Ben Kilmer

Family, RCMP ‘extremely happy’ with the search effort so far, search manager tells volunteers

UPDATE: Blood found in missing man’s vehicle

Searchers are sticking to a high-priority area before expanding their search

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district mulls hiring of reconciliation principal

Reconciliation leader, more elders in schools and cultural facilitators are ideas raised

UPDATE: Family of missing Ben Kilmer urges public to help search Cowichan River area

Concerned friends have joined the search for a missing Cobble Hill man, who has been missing since Wednesday evening

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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Family of 30-year cold case victims speak to the public

RCMP, Cowichan SAR searching for missing 41-year-old man

Chopper in the air and long line of vehicles at roadside told the tale: search in progress

Vancouver Island under burn ban starting May 18

Small campfires still allowed under Cat. 2 open fire prohibition

  • May 17th, 2018

Restoration work will take place on Mount Benson trails

RDN and Island Mountain Ramblers set to partner on project to fix up trails

Railway groups disappointed with premier’s comments

Advocates maintain rail is still best option

Ladysmith, Chemainus RCMP recognized for taking 235 impaired drivers off the road last year

1,403 motorists across Vancouver Island pulled over for suspected impaired driving

Higher quality paint means better visibility for B.C. roads

Vancouver Island to see fresh coats with formula that includes glass beads

Chemainus, Ladysmith among Expedia’s top 15 Canadian tourist destinations

Writer cites attractions, amenities that made a big impression on reviewers

Expedia names Chemainus, Ladysmith among top Canadian tourist destinations

Writer cites attractions, amenities that made a big impression on reviewers

Shelter me: Rental housing crunch plaguing Vancouver Island

The Big Read: family living in borrowed RV, unable to find space in tough rental market

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018

UPDATE: House destroyed by fire on Nanaimo River Road

Extension Volunteer Fire Department on scene, no injuries reported

Enormous blaze torches golf cart storage facility at Mount Brenton Golf Club in Chemainus

Several concerns for firefighters upon arrival with the conditions, severity of fire