Lexi Bainas

Lexi Bainas column: Kudos for Gregg Perry, plus runway fashion

We’ve got needlework, dreaming music, World War Two, lyre-making, and the fashion show

Lake Flashback: Hometown Hydro, diesel spill saga, reminder that railway crossings can be hazardous

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Lexi Bainas has been combing through oldnewspaperswiththeassistance…

Community paramedic can discover people with ‘maple syrup’ in their veins

Paramedic Mike Wright talks up new idea with councillors

VIDEO: Come out and support Cops for Cancer at a BBQ at Country Grocer July 28

Tour de Rock always gets a warm welcome in Lake Cowichan, and this is just another way to help

Tires slashed in Duncan overnight

Mounties are asking for help after a slew of slashings in Duncan

Families enjoy the Honeymoon Bay Day parade July 14

With fire trucks, floats, and sunny weather, there was a lot to like

Huge lineup of international and First Nations acts coming for Islands Folk Festival

From Begonia and Alex Wells to Fränder and The Unfaithful Servants, you’ll love Folkfest 2018

Drought alert posted for Koksilah and Chemainus Rivers

Around the Cowichan region hot, dry weather is drying up tributary streams as well

‘Amazing Race Canada’ competitors face Cowichan challenge

They drove Corvettes, mastered falconry basics, and even ate blueberry pie on Day 3

VIDEO: Last-minute changes alter BC Summer Games opening night

New acts are coming in to replace a couple that can’t make the big show on July 19

Games opening ceremonies promise to be magical

The Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games will kick-off on Thursday, July 19…

Club’s banner offers warm welcome at Cowichan Secondary

It’s hung above the inner door in the main lobby of the school on James Street

Carlow Rush wins Duncan Has Talent dance competition

Luca Beddell takes second, and Lily Killam third in the popular kickoff to Duncan Has Talent

Lexi Bainas column: 39 Days of entertainment, lavender delights, Lane hits the road

There’s a lot on the go during a Cowichan Valley summer so get out and enjoy it all

Lake Flashback: Repairing the car bridge, Grad mess to clean up, and bureaucracy to overcome

The park at Cottonwood Creek gets two mentions, plus the relief of finishing up repairs on the car bridge

VIDEO: Town residents get chance to take aim at Lake Cowichan council

Peeling paint on town hall, young people on council, blocked fire access, and more spark debate

Celebrated choir from Down Under sings in downtown Duncan

Presented by Encore!, this group from Australia will be a treat for the ears

Sunset cinemas return to Cowichan Sportsplex July 11

A free show and a chance to support young entrepreneurs: a winning combination

Cowichan Valley video idea wins $10,000 funding

‘Picture Perfect’ joins other top-quality projects from B.C. and Alberta

Lexi Bainas column: Roadside Recycle Gallery opens for the summer

From tatty sofas to elegant chairs and tables: we’ve come a long way