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What you said: Readers react to flooded school front

Many agreed the problem should be fixed, while others believed it was simply a right of passage

If B.C. adopts year-round daylight time, each East Kootenay town would pick own time zone

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka stopped by a recent regional district meeting to explain

Disaster Aid Canada raises over $40,000 for Australian wildfire relief efforts

Funds will be directed to Rotary clubs on the ground in impacted communities

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Lake Cowichan has support if it wants to control jetskis on upper Cowichan River
Protesters gather against North Cowichan's development moratorium motion
Snow in Cowichan, Jan. 15, 2020
Duncan snow day

Cowichan group heading to Thailand to help refugees

Mill Bay Baptist Fellowship Church sponsoring family to come to Valley

Soft opening for new Chemainus library next Monday, Jan. 13

Public invited to come and check out all the amenities and features of the building

CVRD offers options for curbside collection pickup during extreme weather

Weather sometimes prevents trucks from accessing all areas

  • Jan 11, 2020

Power out at Cowichan Lake to 4,000

BC Hydro’s website said crews are en route to the site.

Snow falling on Malahat, Trans-Canada Highway

Snow on the ground near South Shawnigan Lake Road and Malahat summit

Motorsport Circuit goes to judicial review over North Cowichan development permit denial

Motorsport Circuit wants another look at North Cowichan’s denial of development permit

BC Ferries cancels morning sailings as heavy winds hit Georgia Strait

Wind warning issued for region by Environment Canada, not clear when sailings will resume

Police arrest Duncan man for aggravated assault

Stabbing occurred on New Year’s Eve

  • Jan 9, 2020

Campbell River RCMP drug sting leads to 10 people charged

Another 10 people will likely also face charges

Flu hospitalizations see significant drop across Vancouver Island

Less than a third of the number of people have been hospitalized due to influenza since last year

VIDEO: Lake Cowichan takes climate change seriously, council tells One Cowichan delegation

Discussion around the need to safeguard Cowichan Lake and River is not new to the council table

Significant snowfall on the way for Cowichan Valley

Valley could see 10 centimetres of snow by noon Friday

Cowichan Lake finishes 2019, kicks off 2020 with family fun

Balloon drop at arena plus polar bear swim at Lakeview equals a super send-off

Lake Cowichan’s Year in Review – Part II

JULY The Cowichan Valley Regional District and partners, including Cowichan Tribes, were…

Business notes: Proposed moratorium on development in North Cowichan a poor idea

It’s not yet clear how extensive the limit on development would be