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‘Sing Me a Song’ about B.C. for a chance at $1,000 contest prize

Entries due by March 30 for lieutenant-governor’s British Columbia-themed competition

Column David Suzuki: Large dams fail on climate change and Indigenous rights

Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams

  • Jan 21st, 2018

Capture the Rain: Underground cistern helps rural couple expand gardens

Sandy McPherson and Alan Philip are continually working towards low-impact living.

  • Jan 20th, 2018

Column T.W. Paterson: Even belated recognition is better than none

According to U.S. Army records, Chips was recommended for the Distinguished Service Cross

  • Jan 20th, 2018

Coming up in Cowichan: Rain workshop, Joseph Mairs Memorial, timely film

Participants are encouraged to bring their roof dimensions

  • Jan 18th, 2018
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Paint Lake Cowichan Red night a super success
Hockey Jamboree at Cowichan Lake Sport Arena
Elk parade at Youbou
Palsson School raises money for music program

VIDEO: Elk parade in downtown Youbou is awesome sight

They’re out in force for a morning stroll. Check out some of Youbou’s famous elk.

B.C. husband and wife honoured for saving each other’s lives

Couple presented with Vital Link Awards for quick use of CPR

Column T.W. Paterson: Murder goes to the opera

Almost a century later, some believe that Rattenbury’s ghost haunts the Legislature

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Capture the Rain: Don and Jeanne Ross do a lot with little space

Suburban dwellers Don and Jeanne Ross built their house on a small lot high above the Cowichan River

  • Jan 14th, 2018

Column T.W. Paterson: When coal was king on Vancouver Island

Could this be the residue from smoke — smoke from the fire of Sept. 20, 1901?

  • Jan 13th, 2018

Alzheimer awareness campaign aims to build support, understanding

January is national Alzheimer Awareness Month.

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Chow down with Cowichan Green Community cooking classes

Gain confidence in the kitchen with free family cooking classes, child minding included.

  • Jan 12th, 2018

An ongoing struggle with poverty

Summerland woman relies on regular support from food bank

Column T.W. Paterson: Some childhood memories are worth their weight in gold

On a deathly still winter night it could be heard for miles and it sent shivers down your spine.

  • Jan 10th, 2018

Lake Flashback: Optimistic on real estate, pessimistic on salmon, and down hard on dumping

From crisis on the river to optimism with unseen economic crash on the way, January is open book

What’s the Buzz all about?

Creston Concert Society presents the first performance of 2018 Buzz Salutes Gershwin