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Snow might be on the horizon for most of the Island

Temperatures dip below freezing this weekend and into early next week that could lead to flurries

No action yet at new Chemainus library site

Announcement awaited on contractor and date for construction to start

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Addictions treatment: barriers and doors on Vancouver Island

Parksville activist says process failing some; service providers explain why process required

Vancouver Island housing markets world-class in their unaffordability

Victoria, Nanaimo, Comox Valley among 20 least affordable in survey of Canada, US, UK and more

Check immunization records for measles: Island Health

Washington State outbreak has officials urging Islanders to be proactive

Family grateful for ‘a little backup’ from Port Alberni

Newborn with hole in her heart needs parents’ around-the-clock care

  • Jan 29, 2019

Plans to revitalize coastal forest industry welcomed on Vancouver Island

Union and industry praising initiatives introduced by the province last week

Police raid Leaf Compassion dispensary in Chemainus

Owner in court Tuesday on charges from two years ago

Liberal lean in Nanaimo could lead to provincial election: poll

Poll shows Liberal leader Harris has more than 40 per cent of support ahead of Nanaimo by-election

Governmental delays frustrate Island Corridor Foundation head

Larry Stevenson says ongoing studies taking too long

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

Two Cowichan Valley residents arrested on counterfeit money charges

Krister Lofstrand, 46, and Amanda Margeson, 33, charged, both from the Westholme area near Chemainus

  • Jan 25, 2019

Nanaimo byelection candidates condemn legislature staff expenses

All-candidates’ meeting was held Thursday at Beban Park social centre

Marston’s work receives the highest possible endorsement

Birthing and day-in-the-life photography her specialties

Identity of dead body found in Duncan cornfield remains a mystery

Details still sparse in case of found human remains near a dike on the northern edge of town

Port Hardy Fire Rescue saves trapped resident from apartment fire

The fire was “quickly brought under control, contained to a single unit, and fully extinguished.”

Nanaimo candidate asks opponents to align with him against speculation tax

BC Liberal Tony Harris focuses on controversial tax as a wedge issue in crucial byelection

Nanaimo RCMP say busts and arrests will have an impact on organized crime

Over $350,000 worth of drugs seized by police after busts in Nanaimo, Vancouver and Richmond

BC school district wants an end to public circulation of test scores

Qualicum asks ministry what steps have been made to mask identity of schools, districts