VIDEO: Khowutzun Warmland Inter-tribal Powwow offers colourful celebration of tradition

It’s a special time for both visitors and participants when a powwow is hosted at Siem Lelum fields.

Tour de Rock mock tour; MS Bike in South Cowichan

The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team will…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

The wonders of the Pacific Marine Circle Route

Local photographers showcase the beauty of the Sooke area in new B.C. best selling book

B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for those affected by the fire and Surrey Memorial Hospital

Cleanup days scheduled for both upper and lower Cowichan River

There are two opportunities to help: the upper end on Aug. 19 and the lower river cleanup on Aug. 27

Khowutzun Warmland Inter-tribal Powwow draws big crowd of dancers, spectators


    Youbou Regatta begins Aug. 12 with a fun parade


      Cowichan Lake Idol competitors prepare for final face-off


        Sadie O'Reilly, four, steps up to the mic


          VIDEO: Youbou Regatta 2017 offers full day of family fun

          It started with maybe the shortest parade anywhere, but that sure wasn’t all

          T.W. Paterson: St. Laurent-class destroyers were ‘Cadillacs of the seas’

          They were unique for their day for their “dramatically different hull form”.

          • Aug 12th, 2017

          Ride-a-Thon raises $16,500 for special needs

          Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association blew their fundraising goal out of the water

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          Perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend

          Smoke might interfere with viewing, but the show goes on regardless

          The importance of supporting local food producers

          Ravenhill Herb Farm hosts the annual fundraiser and local food celebration Aug. 27 and Anna Hunt of Bread and Butter Catering will be there.

          Deer dies after crashing through window of Saanich home

          A dog is believed to have startled the young fawn, which was severely injured when it crashed through the window.

          Put the ‘Treat’ in treatment with BC Children’s Hospital fundraiser

          Enjoy a Blizzard and help the kids during Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day this Thursday, Aug. 10

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Enjoy the stimulation of attending university at low cost

          At only $99 per course, plus yearly fees, you can go back to university at VIU

          VIDEO: Belly dancing sways back into the spotlight at 39 Days of July

          The area’s many belly dancers plus guests entertain a large crowd at Charles Hoey Park

          T.W. Paterson: Mea culpa? Who, me?

          The oatmeal Dad’s cookies that we know and love are owned by U.S.-based Mondelez International.

          • Aug 8th, 2017

          Feast of Fields returns for their 20th year

          Ravenhill Herb Farm hosts the annual fundraiser and local food celebration Aug. 27 and Enerchi Fermented Sodas will be there.

          Tour de Rock Vlog 4: The Hendren Brothers

          Brothers Ryan and Mark Hendren’s road to riding the 2017 Tour de Rock included overcoming a harrowing journey with cancer.