Cole Schisler

September is Community Foundations Month in B.C.

Initiative aims to educate people about what community foundations do

What exactly counts as distracted driving in B.C.?

Police are cracking down on drivers who just can’t take their eyes off their phones

120-year-old piano brings the joy of music to Nanaimo’s Commercial Street

‘Joy’ was the parlour piano of the original Wellington Hotel during the late 1890s

Girl, 12, gets B.C. government to give Girl Guides same school credits as boys’ groups

Ladysmith Pathfinder Kylar Tennart advocated for changes to the B.C. external credit program

Ladysmith Marina the largest purple martin colony on Vancouver Island

Thanks to conservation efforts, the Western purple martins are up to 800 breeding pairs

Pamela Anderson returns home to enjoy ‘peace and solitude’ of B.C.

Star says “the best is yet to come” in exclusive Q&A from her Vancouver Island hometown

Excavators help cute kid who copied their dig with his toys stay “safe at work”

Carson Carnegie wakes up at 7:00 am every morning to watch construction work on his street

RCMP oversee cleanup of homeless encampments along E&N in Ladysmith

Workers from a hazardous waste management company were clearing sites of any remaining items

Trees cannabis dispensaries will close in Nanaimo as soon as product sells out

The company decided it was best to close all locations as soon as possible to avoid further seizures

Province cracks down on second Victoria Trees Cannabis location, all to close today

Employees terminated, cannabis seized at all locations of popular cannabis dispensary

Editorial: Canada consuming more than its share of Earth’s resources

July 29 earliest ‘Earth overshoot day’ in history, Canada’s overshoot day is even earlier

Nanaimo MLA Sheila Malcolmson tours Ladysmith waters as part of NDP marine debris consultation

The B.C. NDP recently announced a public consultation on how to tackle the issue of marine debris

Tribal Journeys go through Snaw-Naw-As, Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus territory

Paddlers now in Ladysmith en route to final stop in Lummi, Wash.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP to host series of community meetings

First meeting is scheduled for July 18 at the North Oyster Community Centre

Trailer breaks loose from SUV causing traffic delays north of Ladysmith

Consensus among emergency services is that the trailer was overloaded. There are no injuries

Being a pot dealer is not what it used to be

Sunday Big Read: the business of selling marijuana in B.C. is a slow bureaucratic slog

OPINION: Era of rampant money laundering leaves B.C. complacent in wake of reports

Seemingly every day new details come out surrounding money laundering in this province

Ralph Nilson reflects on three terms as VIU president

Ralph Nilson has been president of VIU since the change from Malaspina University College in 2007.

New book from Island author details social history of the E&N railway

Along the E&N tells the story of 32 establishments from Esquimalt to Campbell River.

Nanaimo author details hotel history along the E&N railway

Along the E&N tells the story of 32 establishments from Esquimalt to Campbell River