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First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season

Lake Flashback: Youbou pre-election scuffle, Lake Cowichan’s 50th anniversary plans, and byelection for Area F

Howls from developer, concerns about book, and annoyance from the province: just a day at the Lake

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

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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

Battle of Hong Kong focus of talk in honour of Remembrance Day

Guest speaker Gerry Tuppert, B.C. regional director of Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association

  • Nov 13, 2018

VIDEO: Cadets, Legion members, general public place white crosses on veterans’ graves

The ceremony of placing a white cross on the grave of a veteran unites communities

Vancouver Island remembers

Important stories shared as Islanders salute those who made the greatest sacrifice

  • Nov 10, 2018

Sunrise and sunset events in Duncan Nov. 11 remember the end of the First World War

You can get up early and hear the pipers or enjoy the bells at supper time. Or both

Lake Flashback: Suprising legal move, pranks net time in pokey, and voters give candidates a pass

Halloween a wild time in the late 1970s; voters in 1993 weren’t in a bother about the election

Remembering Northern B.C.’s Flying Tigers

The legend of World War Two pilots Albert and Cedric Mah, as told by their daughters

B.C. church bell to toll again in memory of First World War

Public invited to help ring the bell 100 times to mark 100 years since the armistice was signed

Purple poppies to remember animals of war

An eight-year-old girl from Kamloops is selling poppies, worn to remembers animals of war

  • Nov 7, 2018

VIDEO: Halloween is haunting good fun for all at Youbou Hall

From a really scary haunted house to costume contests for everyone, it was a fun night

B.C. cat loves paddleboarding

Cat owner JD Batbatan hopes his videos inspire people to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Okanagan.

97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

Schedule set for remembering veterans at Cowichan graveyards

These ceremonies are attracting more and more people as the Valley remembers is veterans

Lake Flashback: Arena reno hot topic, TimberWest comes to the party, and ho-hum on politics way back

All this and a blast-from-the-past picture from ‘The Lake News’ of 1978

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

Members perform flash-mob Thriller routine at Rogers Arena on Halloween night

  • Nov 1, 2018

Reconciliation Canada speaker series coming to Duncan

What Reconciliation Is and What It Is Not, starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3

  • Nov 1, 2018