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Bench Elementary School concert offers holiday fun for parents, grandparents

With songs of the season and colourful outfits, the children entertain a big crowd

Around the Cowichan Valley, students share the holiday spirit

During a whole week of giving, various schools and student groups stepped up

  • Dec 25, 2018

Christmas at Eaton’s in Duncan was magic

As we approached the store’s wintery façade, my heart nearly burst with curious anticipation.

  • Dec 25, 2018
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Jamboree Day 2019 at Lake Cowichan
Cowichan Lake's New Year's Eve balloon drop
Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit Christmas open house
Christmas village is back at Youbou for another holiday season

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

No gift for Christmas

Growing up in Cowichan in the 50s, we farm families didn’t realize how poor we really were.

  • Dec 24, 2018

Lake Flashbacks: $100K goes to Franklin couple, ‘unnecessary noise’ to cease, and generosity fills 200 hampers

And, as a special extra this week, there’s a fun picture from Yount’s 1978 Christmas concert

VIDEO: Capitals win hockey battle with Lake Cowichan School

The lead seesawed back and forth, and finally the Caps snatch a win in overtime

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Lake Flashback: Sandy Berry is featured as our look back at Decembers past continues

WFI got a Christmas gift in 1978, but by 1993, some residents were in need of a police warning

VIDEO: Another great toy drive for Lake Cowichan fire department

Annual effort gathers shopping buggies full of toys for the less fortunate

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Christmas comes alive in Crofton

Parade entries light up the night and rain holds off

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association’s $20K grant will help kids keep riding

Approximately 85-90 per cent of CTRA’s clients are children under the age of 18.

  • Dec 9, 2018

VIDEO: Delightful Christmas village is open for viewing in Youbou until Dec. 23

Donna and Dennis Jones are sharing the joy of their collection with this wonderful display