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Family hails ‘miracle’ after Chemainus woman missing for five days found alive and well

A woman who was missing in the woods near Copper Canyon for six days has been found alive and is recovering in Nanaimo.

Toby Keith headlines Sunfest 2017

It was a lot of work but all worth it in the end say Sunfest organizers following the festival’s very first season at its new location.

That’s a wrap for Day 2 of Sunfest 2016

After a scorching Friday afternoon with temperatures breaking 30 degrees

Sunfest 2016 has arrived

Sunfest 2016 is officially underway. All day campers and day-visitors have

New Cowichan Valley venue for Sunfest Country Music Festival

Excitement is building at Laketown Ranch as the facility counts down the final days to Sunfest 2016

Ultramarathon legend Al Howie, of Duncan, remembered

A man whose incredible stride and record-breaking runs endeared him to fans throughout the Cowichan Valley has died at age 70

Canada’s biggest stage taking shape at Lake Cowichan for Sunfest

Members of the public have had their first peek at Laketown Ranch.

Chief Cyril Livingstone leaves legacy

The Cowichan Lake district is in mourning following the sudden death of Cyril Livingstone

Quake Cottage experience in Duncan not just a mild carnival ride

“Did you feel the earthquake the other day?” I can’t count the number of times someone’s asked me that question.

Officials sound alarm over low Cowichan River water levels

The Cowichan River is in danger of drying up this year

Chemainus graduates [photo gallery]

Decked out in their finest attire, Chemainus Secondary School graduates brightened the town

‘Annie’ ready to warm Valley hearts

The Kaatza Lakeside Player’s rendition of the musical Annie opened Thursday at Centennial Hall in Lake Cowichan, and runs for two weekends.

Inside track on exclusive new speedway

He said the site on Highway 18 just past the Tansor Road junction fell into their laps and was just what they were looking for.

Council makes tweaks to summer water restrictions

On Wednesday, council voted in favour of revising some of the watering restrictions

Engine failure forces landing

On Tuesday afternoon, a home-built Zenith CH801 airplane made an emergency landing on Highway 18 between Lake Cowichan and Skutz Falls.

Emergency plane landing on highway outside Lake Cowichan

On Tuesday afternoon, a home-built Zenith CH801 airplane made an emergency landing on Highway 18

Halalt files suit against province, feds over mill

The Halalt First Nation has filed civil claims with the Supreme Court of British Columbia against the provincial and federal governments

New deal stops bus strike

An 11th hour tentative deal reached Tuesday morning with transit workers in the Cowichan Valley Regional District averted job action.

Union issues bus strike notice

The union representing Cowichan Valley Transit workers has issued the required 72 hour strike notice today (Friday)

Teaching students make learning fun [photos]

For the first time ever, students at Alex Aitken Elementary got to experience a Learning Centre hosted by VIU.