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Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

‘Adopt a Family’ through Cowichan Neighbourhood House this Christmas

Offering a helping hand at Christmas by buying gifts for a family is a tradition for many Valley folks

Lake Flashback: Water meters, commission appointment, tourism promotion

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Lexi Bainas has been combing through old…

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Eat. Stay. Play. in Cowichan this fall and winter

Eat. Stay. Play. kicked off Friday, Nov. 1

  • Nov 28, 2019

Cool, dry night on Nov. 24 brings out happy crowd for Lake Cowichan Christmas parade

Lots of floats, ATVs, fire engines —and of course Santa Claus — makes for a great family event

Christmas light ups and more kick off an exciting holiday season in the Cowichan Valley

From Ladysmith to Mill Bay, including Duncan, Chemainus, and out to Lake Cowichan, there’s lots to do

Coming up in Cowichan: Youth get Charged UP! Friday, plus Cram the Cruiser

Youth get Charged UP! this Friday in Duncan at Earth Guardians event…

  • Nov 26, 2019

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian

Coming up in Cowichan: Mental Health First Aid, Redefining Toxic Masculinity, zumba, lampreys

Mental Health First Aid course for veterans Providence Farm is hosting a…

  • Nov 22, 2019

Eagles congregate around Salish Sea for one last feast before period of famine

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society preparing to receive birds in need of care

  • Nov 22, 2019

Lake Flashback: Honouring Barry and Lou, Lawrence hits the road, Ken squeaks by Ted

Politics was rough back then, too, but so was the urge to preserve the Lake’s history

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

Salvation Army kettle campaign targets $200,000 for Island residents in need

Goal is to raise $250,000 this year for Vancouver Island residents needing support

Support group helps Cowichan Valley families living with dementia

No one should have to experience the dementia journey alone.

  • Nov 19, 2019

Duncan Lions and friends step up with irrigation system for Providence Farm kitchen garden

Duncan Lions Club members were busy out at Providence Farm, both having…

VIU and Malahat band partnering to build a nation

Malahat Nation is putting into action the “if you build it, they will come” concept

  • Nov 16, 2019

Coming up in Cowichan: Meditation, bees, celebrating children’s rights, and Christmas craft fair

Deck the Hall Craft Market coming The Cowichan Exhibition is hosting their…

  • Nov 15, 2019

Lake Flashback: Tragedy strikes the Lake, RCMP call in Sikorsky chopper, and thieves leave their tools behind

Three accidental deaths in one grim week, and air crane required to save fish from wrecked truck

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign raises $15,425 in Cowichan – that’s a lot of dough

By Mike Hancock During the week of Sept. 16-22, delicious Smile Cookies…

  • Nov 14, 2019