Magic in small spaces: fairy gardens more than a fad

Vicki Ordano came upon something most peculiar on a boulevard.

Fierce and fun competition

Mini Olympics day was held at the Cowichan Sportsplex on Friday, May…

T.W. Paterson: A look back at public health in 1924

Part of the regular medical program included weighing and measuring children twice yearly

  • May 27th, 2017
Walk through Lake Cowichan's Rhodendron Garden


Cowichan Intercultural Society lifts everyone's spirits with Dance-a-Thon


Marimba magic as kids entertain at Children & Apple Pie Fun Fair


Walking for memories with Cowichan Hospice


David Suzuki: Oil and plastic are choking the planet

People who deny that humans are wreaking havoc on the planet’s life-support systems astound me.

  • May 28th, 2017

Chris Wilkinson: Know your rights on medically assisted dying

Two types of MAID are allowed in Canada

  • May 24th, 2017

T.W. Paterson: Telephone introduced Nanaimo to high-tech

Shares in Nanaimo’s first commercial telephone service cost $1.80 each.

  • May 24th, 2017

New video takes aim at illegal dumping in the CVRD

Illegal dumping is a problem in the Cowichan Valley Regional District.

  • May 18th, 2017

Circle Route safe thanks to Mesachie Fire raffle

Mesachie Lake Voluntary Fire Department Association has finished its 6th annual fundraising raffle.

  • May 24th, 2017

Cowichan High School grads celebrate 60th reunion

The Class of ’57 is coming from across Canada and the United States for its 60th reunion

  • May 18th, 2017

Coming up in Cowichan: Wooden Boat Festival, Indigenous law lecture, Flower & Garden Show

Maple Bay Marina will host the 22nd Annual Wooden Boat Festival over the May holiday weekend.

  • May 18th, 2017

T.W. Paterson: Obiturary notices can be inspiring

Never formally licensed by the Manitoba College of physicians and Surgeons, this didn’t stop her

  • May 20th, 2017