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Guest column: Three lessons about nature from your old Christmas tree

But what happens to your Christmas tree after the holidays?

  • Dec 29, 2018

Lake Flashback: A look back at a landslide election victory and strolls through a pair of Christmas issues

This time of year, The Lake News used to close for a week, but we’ve still got the Christmas issues

Coming up in Cowichan: Bird count in Cowichan; Experience of a Lifetime

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is hosting a Christmas Bird Count group on Jan. 1

  • Dec 27, 2018
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'Cabin Fever' Market at Honeymoon Bay Hall offers a taste of the outdoor market to come
Seedy Sunday packs Siem Lelum gym and grounds on St. Patrick's Day
75th anniversary plans unveiled to council
Big leaf maple syrup festival again draws lots of families to BC Forest Discovery Centre

Palsson students entertain parents and friends with big Christmas concert

It’s always a happy day when the elementary school celebrates the season

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

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

RCMP brighten Cowichan seniors’ holidays with carolling call

They use cruisers instead of a one-horse sleigh and sirens instead of…

  • Dec 19, 2018

Crossword puzzle clues Dec. 14

Oops. Attention all crossword puzzle fans: the clues in the Friday, Dec.…

  • Dec 14, 2018

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

Coming up in Cowichan: Celebrate the second floor with the HUB

Celebrate the second floor this weekend at HUB at Cowichan Station Dec.…

  • Dec 13, 2018

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