Robert Barron

Cowichan Valley’s Blaine Hardie, provincial beekeeping icon, dies

Hardie owned and operated Hardie Honey for more than 20 years

Former Vancouver Island property owner cries foul over forfeiture

Richard Leduc said his Duncan home should never have been taken from him after fire, drug raid

Vancouver Island group wants to turn farm manure into fuel

Cowichan Valley neighbours concerned industrial operation ill-suited for rural residential area

Ottawa, Victoria step in to up Cowichan Lake storage capacity

More than $4 million to study raising the weir as pumping over weir begins on Thursday

Cowichan Lake pumping begins Thursday to keep Cowichan River flowing

Pumping will continue for as long as required to sustain the river with current flows

Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit proposes $36 million expansion

North Cowichan gives application third reading at packed meeting

Duncan woman thought she’d die trapped in hot backyard shed

Jessica McCauley kept her cool and escaped after her toddler locked her in

Restrictions ordered to save fish in parched Cowichan Valley river

Province says Koksilah River fish populations under threat due to low water flows

Efforts begin to convert Kingzett Lake into a park

Victoria radio announcer begins initiative with petition

Shawnigan Lake skeptical as contaminated soil stays

MLA Sonia Furstenau encourages people to write environment ministry with concerns

Anchored freighter angst echoing along Vancouver Island coastline

Lobbyist makes plea to Cowichan Valley Regional District to fight against growing number of ships

Hearing into mental state of accused in murder case continues in Duncan

John charged with second-degree murderin death of Derek Descoteau

Drying Cowichan Lake could create boating hazards

Water levels could drop 20 inches if plans to pump lake to feed trickling Cowichan River proceed

$35 million public art gallery proposed for Cowichan

But fundraising to build an “A” list facility could take years

LRB upholds right of labour movement to declare “hot edict” in WFP strike

Strike at Western Forest Products enters second month

Tubing world record broken on Vancouver Island

But record for length of tubes linked together still has to be confirmed

The Tube Shack breaks world record on Cowichan River

But record for length of tubes linked together still has to be confirmed

Citizens tackle jewel thief in downtown Duncan

Suspect taken into custody after watch-snatcher chased through the streets

Cowichan River swim falls short, but swimmer says point made

Geoff de Ruiter thinks lengthy dip in heritage waterway raised profile of the dangers it is facing