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Ice climbers scale Canada’s tallest waterfall on Vancouver Island

Ice climbers Chris Jensen, Will Gadd and Peter Hoang made history

FLASHBACK COLUMN: A possible child thief, abandonment of the CNR rail line, amalgamation on the front burner

The idea of sliding a child through a small space to help with a burglary shocked folks in 1994

  • Mar 21, 2019
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Celebration for opening of IWA annex at Lake Cowichan museum
Heritage Days truck parade at Lake Cowichan
Bike parade fun at Lake Cowichan Heritage Days
Lake Cowichan pet parade 2019 draws record number of entries

Coming up in Cowichan: World Water Day

Shawnigan Lake marks World Water Day Got clean local water? “The ability…

  • Mar 21, 2019

VIDEO: Big crowd throngs the displays at Seedy Sunday in Duncan

Wonderfully warm day spurs garden fever in Cowichan Valley residents

Guest column by Mary Hof: Active travel sees Valley couple trot the globe

I have climbed and hiked for 25 years

  • Mar 21, 2019

Deadline extended through April to nominate top B.C. educators

Second year of Premier John Horgan’s awards offers $3,000 bursary

Chrysler receives coaching award

Albin & Georgina Falt Memorial plaque honours a long run by the face of Ceevacs

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids

QUIZ: How Irish are you?

Take our St. Patrick’s Day quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Video: Meet Pacu, the Shuswap’s largest and oldest pet fish

Relative of the piranha draws new visitors every year

Astronaut’s visit uplifts B.C. community still reeling from wildfires

Chris Hadfield joins field-research team in Telegraph Creek

This week, we’ve got the Trans Canada Trail, furious loggers, and a well-known councillor leaves office

On top of everything else, there’s a great picture from 2009 that proves snow in March not uncommon

Vancouver Island weather forecast shows serious signs of spring

Sunshine and temperatures in the mid-teens expected Sunday and Monday

Indoor markets continue to build momentum at 50+ Centre

Now, an even wider variety of vendors can take part. Check it out

Nude bungy jumpers stretch annual Vancouver Island event to record heights

More than 100 take the plunge for the BC Schizophrenia Society at WildPlay Nanaimo

Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags

Igniting community generosity, one firewood permit at a time

Ingram is enthusiastic about all of the groups and the volunteers who run the organizations

  • Mar 10, 2019

Lake Flashback: Amalgamation, revamping the forest industry, and cuts to community services: heavy stuff this week

Change has been in the air over the years as the Cowichan Lake area approached March