Paul Brian

French immersion students wave goodbye as they set off on a train journey around the BC Forest Discovery Centre on Thursday

Students get preview of Maple Syrup Festival [photos]

Many were out and about enjoying some good weather and good times over the Family Day long weekend.

French immersion students wave goodbye as they set off on a train journey around the BC Forest Discovery Centre on Thursday
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Family day at school? [photos]

Local children and their families got the chance to go back to the past this Family Day

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The new artificial turf was laid at the Sherman Road facility in the fall of 2015.

Rental fees for CVSA for artificial turf field under review

Rental fees and whether the Cowichan Valley Soccer Association will have to pay them at the David Williams Field hit the council table

The new artificial turf was laid at the Sherman Road facility in the fall of 2015.
Linda Moore

Good deed doer needs community’s support

Battling serious illness is a personal strain on individuals and their families, but it can also lead to real financial difficulty.

Linda Moore
Blaine Mersereau presents his Crofton Quay plans to council.

Buildings to stay, but conditions set

Council addressed a report last Wednesday on whether to authorize remedial action on the site of the Twin Gables Motel in Crofton.

Blaine Mersereau presents his Crofton Quay plans to council.
It was a Million Dollar Quartet when Johnny Cash

Music legends together in Chemainus show

Imagine the greatest musical icons of a generation coming together to create magic.

It was a Million Dollar Quartet when Johnny Cash
Emergency crews mop up and investigate after putting out a fire Tuesday morning on a fishing boat moored in Cowichan Bay.

Fire crews quickly douse boat blaze

The fire department reported there were no occupants on board the Arctic Fox II and the fire was successfully extinguished.

Emergency crews mop up and investigate after putting out a fire Tuesday morning on a fishing boat moored in Cowichan Bay.
Rena Van Steele takes issue with how the municipality goes about enforcing its zoning bylaws.

Suite rules hurting homeowners: resident

Rena Van Steele has concerns about the consistency and fairness of North Cowichan’s municipal zoning bylaw enforcement.

Rena Van Steele takes issue with how the municipality goes about enforcing its zoning bylaws.

Council view split on drive-through debate

North Cowichan councillors split over the idea of forbidding drive-through restaurants as a part of a potential new development

Coroner identifies Crofton mill worker killed in accident

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the man who died in an industrial accident Jan. 27 at the Catalyst paper mill.

Miles Kneisz

Weekend of fun just part of CAN autism programs

The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is helping bring kids and families together.

Miles Kneisz

School District amended budget reflects new students

Cowichan Valley School District 79 is growing, and as it does the district’s budget keeps pace.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s local volunteer chair Colleen Marsel (right) holds up certificates recognizing other volunteers who’ve  helped out over the years. The 30th and final volunteer-run celebrity breakfast fundraiser for Heart and Stroke was held Feb. 1

Final breakfast Out of This World [photos]

“It’s near and dear to my heart and I’m just overwhelmed by the community.”

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s local volunteer chair Colleen Marsel (right) holds up certificates recognizing other volunteers who’ve  helped out over the years. The 30th and final volunteer-run celebrity breakfast fundraiser for Heart and Stroke was held Feb. 1
Inderjit Singh Reyat has been given mandatory parole.

Mandatory parole for Air India bomb maker

A convicted terrorist will soon be out of prison and back on Canadian streets.

Inderjit Singh Reyat has been given mandatory parole.

Maple Syrup Festival to sweeten long weekend

The sweet stuff will be flowing this weekend at the Bigleaf Maple Syrup Festival.

Duncan’s Gavin Langelo will be starring as Vicomte de Valmont in Capilano University’s upcoming production of ‘Dangerous Liaisons

Duncan graduate builds acting career with starring role

Duncan actor Gavin Langelo is making his dreams come true in the big city.

Duncan’s Gavin Langelo will be starring as Vicomte de Valmont in Capilano University’s upcoming production of ‘Dangerous Liaisons