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Trial date set for alleged animal abusers on Van Isle

Anderson Joe and Melissa Tooshley pleaded not guilty and will go to trial in February 2019; their dog Teddy died from severe neglect

Driver hospitalized after truck hits pole on Malahat

The pole prevented the red truck from travelling down a steep embankment.

Small earthquake shakes East Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands

On Friday, June 8 a 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Vancouver…

Threat at Cowichan Secondary results in police presence

Officials found the threat last week and immediately contacted police

Man who killed Mountie pleads guilty in second crash

Kenneth Jacob Fenton and his passenger “very, very lucky” to be alive

Monkey escapes Vancouver Island animal sanctuary

“It took off into the forest, across the road, hasn’t been seen since”

UPDATE: Blood found in missing man’s vehicle

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

Fire crews battle blaze at empty house in North Cowichan

Firefighters attack fire from the roof and from inside the house

Multiple halls called to battle Crofton structure fire

A fully engulfed structure fire on Escarpment Way in Crofton has crews…

B.C. woman petitioning for free Wi-Fi in Canadian hospitals

Some hospitals in the province already offer the service, but most of them do not

Hospital hero wins international honour for disarming knife wielding man

Charles Kraeling is the first Island Health employee to receive an International Award of Valour

Woman pulled from fiery crash at Cobble Hill Hall

A passerby pulled a driver from her vehicle at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday

UPDATED: Brake failure sees plane crash into gate in Cowichan, nobody injured

Rescue crews called out to the scene at Stamps and Henderson roads

15-year-old arrested after Cowichan Secondary School lockdown

Teen may face charges of uttering threats

Crews called out early in the morning to fire on Chemainus waterfront

Chemainus, Crofton, Ladysmith and North Cowichan’s South End fire departments all attended

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

Rash of elk poaching hits Cowichan Lake area

‘If you see an elk in the back of a vehicle for God’s sake get a licence number’

Minor earthquake rattles south Vancouver Island

The 2.8 magnitude shaker was felt as far north as Crofton

Drugs, cash, gun seized in Cowichan Bay bust

Two suspects arrested