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Saturday bus service between Cowichan-Victoria announced

Popular weekday route expands to the weekend

Vancouver Island mayor looking to bring Amazon headquarters to B.C.

New headquarters could bring up to 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars to the local economy

Two large development projects come before North Cowichan council

Both have affordable housing components

Unhappy that plan to replace Shawnigan Lake RCMP station is not moving forward, Davis will tackle new solicitor general

Moving South Cowichan RCMP closer to the Trans Canada Highway only makes sense, Davis says

VIDEO: Paragliders’ dream of a launch site at Hill 60 could boost Lake Cowichan tourism

The plan is to establish a new place to fly, expand the sport, and boost business at the same time.

UPDATE: Nanaimo senior in critical condition after being struck by own car

A 73-year-old woman was transported to hospital in Victoria

Cowichan United Way 2017 kicks off campaign with breakfast, big donation


    Hill 60 may become new launch site for para- and hang gliding


      Accident on Trans Canada Highway


        Cobble Hill Fair 2017


          Neighbours say Duncan overdose prevention site a blight

          Third Street may look like it’s part of the downtown area, but it’s adjacent to homes as well.

          Decorated elk is back with a new name and new headgear at Cowichan Lake

          He’s sporting a tarp, an innertube, and windchimes now but he’s the same frisky fellow from last year.

          OD prevention sites ‘important function’ for people already using

          Health officer says need for longterm solutions for opioid crisis

          Mirror Morning: 09/21/17

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          Campbell River RCMP asking for help finding missing person Savannah Omelko

          The 28-year-old was last seen in Coquitlam

          • Sep 20th, 2017

          Lake Cowichan’s popular Salmon and Mushroom Festival coming this weekend

          18th annual festival is the creation of mycologist Ingeborg Woodsworth

          Scientists on the hunt for Atlantic salmon escapees near Campbell River

          ‘Fresh is better, but frozen is okay, too, and we’ll do a full work-up on it’

          Four senior staff in Lake Cowichan make more than $75,000 a year

          CAO Joseph Fernandez who earned a total of $128,000

          Groundwater wells need to be registered with the province

          CVRD director Ian Morrison encourages all well owners to sign up

          50-Plus Activity Centre re-opens at Lake Cowichan; volunteers needed

          President Ginny Saboe said things were moving along well in the first week of the centre’s re-birth.

          Vancouver Island libraries approve budget increase

          VIRL 2018-22 financial plan adds focus on First Nations