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Chain of Love and Lake to Lake Walk

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Openly gay, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

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Cowichan Valley volunteers will be placing white crosses
Canada's Scott Carley wins Great Pumpkin Weigh Off in Duncan
Lake Cowichan-Ohatki friendship celebrates 30 years
Tour de Rock visits Lake Cowichan Oct 2, 2018

Lake Flashback: Angry fence owner, angry cable operator, and overwhelmed voters for you this week

Politicians by the score join ‘garbage’ bears, cable TV ‘thieves’ in our romp through years past

VIDEO: Huge 1,300-pound pumpkin take first place Old Farm Market weigh off

Blessed by a sunny day, the contest draws pumpkins from the Island, mainland, and the U.S.

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

First-ever Oktobeerfest roars into Youbou Hall on Saturday, Oct. 13

Beer drinking, pretzel and sausage munching, and great tunes. Sounds like fun!

VIDEO: Committee could use $5,000 to organize 75th celebrations, Lake council told

Although the main event is scheduled for August, there will be lots going on, group says

Coming up in Cowichan: Firewalking, and a giant book sale

Garden House Foundation Fund’s 11th annual charity used book sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Lake Flashback: Tour de Rock nets $10K at Lake, library cost hike, and lots of IWA names in this week’s haul

History ebbs and flows in the pages of our local papers, you never know what’s coming next

PHOTO GALLERY: Tour de Rock in pictures

See some of the best photographs from the 2018 Tour de Rock from across Vancouver Island

WATCH: Tour de Rock 2018

See the incredibly compassionate and dedicated supporters of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

Chemainus maintains its appetite for big donations at Tour de Rock breakfast

Community groups respond to the cause and 49th Parallel’s contribution surpasses $50,000

We’re all One World: say Cowichan Intercultural Society members at big festival

Costumes, crafts, food, music, and more drew a crowd to the festival Saturday, Sept. 22