Lexi Bainas

VIDEO: Lake Cowichan council to grill Catalyst July 23 on ‘end run’ around weir pumping agreement

Councillors want community out in force at meeting to hear what’s going on with the weir

Rayner family shocked by theft of memorial fire pit from Lake Cowichan

Roasting wieners at the site is part of a fun ritual when the family visits Darreld Rayner’s memorial

Lake Flashback: Problem tubers on the river, coliform closes Duck Pond, and a timely whale rescue in Nitinat Lake

Plus this week: special newlyweds from 1979, and a unique idea for island garbage

VIDEO: Sod-turning for $10 million Cowichan Hospice House a joyful event

A happy crowd gathered near Cairnsmore Place to celebrate the arrival of Hospice House

VIDEO: CVRD already hard at work on climate change issues, Morrison tells One Cowichan

‘Not only is our rubber on the road, we’re up to speed!’ CVRD chair answers climate action critics

VIDEO: Province agrees to fund investigation of new bypass road for Lake Cowichan

Province won’t build the road but is ready to start the ball rolling by paying for the first step

VIDEO: Compton and Cooper share first place in Duncan Has Talent while Heard takes third

A difficult decision was made easier by splitting the first and second place prize money between two

VIDEO Stone Poets just folk enough, just contemporary enough to cover a lot of ground

You’ll enjoy relaxing to the sounds of these three talented musical storytellers

Get those tickets now for ‘The Magician’s Nephew’: they’re going fast

The first, chronologically of the Narnia Chronicles, tells how it all began

LAKE FLASHBACK: Bonus fun today: how many can you identify from this 1979 Little League All-Star team?

We’ve also got stories about fresh water, clean water, and LCSS passing its test

$5K trailer stolen from Cowichan Bay Road property

Trailer was stolen overnight between July 10-11

Cowichan salmon projects get provincial, federal funding

It’s all about ensuring more water supply for the Cowichan River: a subject everyone is talking about

VIDEO: Kaily Adams wins $300 top prize in Duncan Has Talent dance finals

Esmee Rush takes second place, and Kaydence Winter wins third spot with fine performances

39 Days in Duncan replies to criticism of new rules for children at festival’s entertainment events

It’s all about respect for the performers and audience: 39 Days folks say

VIDEO: ‘Convoy for Wilder’ brought little boy’s sandbox to life in memory of boy killed in driveway

Gravel trucks, police cars, farm equipment, motorcycles, cement mixers: all part of the convoy

VIDEO: Traditional Highland dancing showcased in Cowichan in ‘Scottish Pride’

Kathy White Island Highland Dance Academy presents year end show

LEXI BAINAS COLUMN: Top Canadian blues, a sultry songfest with Summer, lots of Wednesday fun during July and August

There’s plenty of entertainemnt going on in Duncan this month. Look around, you’ll almost trip over it

Long-term care home The Hamlets now under construction in Duncan

With a mixture of public and private beds, the facility offers seniors neighbourhood-style living