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Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

Missing Chemainus man found dead

Clifford Boutillier went missing on May 21

  • May 26th, 2017

North Cowichan teenager missing again

Last seen May 22, police are asking for the public’s help in locating the 17-year-old.

Proposed law on derelict vessels welcomed in the Valley

Ottawa set to introduce legislation that will support the removal of abandoned boats

Duncan Community Lodge wins court case

Lodge now looks to expand membership and community involvement

Steps Ahead Dance show


Laketown Rock thrilled fans


Public hearing for Donnay Drive development


Ex-Mountie cycles cross-Canada for cancer


Furstenau says minority government good news

Cowichan Valley’s Green MLA looks forward to “cooperative and collaborative” government

Citizens Assembly votes for amalgamation of North Cowichan and Duncan

But the 36-member assembly finds cost savings would be negligible

Plan for waits on Malahat as highway work begins

Motorists should expect delays of approximately 20 minutes

  • May 25th, 2017

50-year-old Chemainus man missing

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating a missing Chemainus man.

  • May 25th, 2017

Mexican scientists study local bio-diesel model

Researchers hope to find solutions to Mexico City’s pollution issues

Local senior warns of phone fraud

Woman received six calls this month from a man claiming to represent the Canada Revenue Agency

Still no decision on bail for Sangha

Valley resident faces nine charges

  • May 23rd, 2017

Racist, offensive content on private Facebook page worries parent

The page, titled Degenerate Trap Lords, features grossly offensive memes

  • May 23rd, 2017

Lieutenant Governor visits Duncan school for Canada 150

Judith Guichon visiting 150 schools to celebrate Canada’s birthday