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UPDATE: Dates for detour on Shawnigan/Mill Bay Road changed

UPDATE: Mainforad Contracting has advised that the dates of the road closure…

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Sod-turning at Cowichan Hospice House joyful occasion
Lake Cowichan mayor, council determined to keep town water supply safe
Look out for Japanese knotweed
Ken Traynor asks Lake Cowichan council for sign showing water storage left in Cowichan Lake

Cowichan SPCA caring for surrendered dogs

21 pugs and French bulldogs surrendered, suffering from medical issues

Government OKs contaminated soil at Shawnigan to remain

Community members now left to indefinitely monitor the site

Strike action commences at WFP mills

Union sets up picket lines Monday after issuing 72-hour notice Friday

New rules for kids at 39 Days of July in Duncan draw criticism

New rules for kiddies may seem hard but the performers are there to entertain: 39 Days says

Government pot store for Cowichan Commons headed to public hearing

North Cowichan to hold public hearing on Cowichan Commons site

Cowichan Tribes fears favouritism holding up pot shop applications

Chief Seymour says government taking too long for decision on Costa Canna

Get caught by the police in Cowichan this summer — doing the right thing

Positive Ticketing Campaign starts on July 2

  • Jul 1, 2019

First father-daughter duo will cycle in Tour de Rock

Cydney and Jack MacNeill, from the Cowichan Valley, share experiences in RCMP and cycle training

Duncan woman found safe and sound on Heather Mountain after two-day ordeal

Alone, lost on the mountain with a chilly wet night setting in, the lost hiker did everything right

Police watching for drunk, drugged drivers this weekend in Cowichan

Campaign part of province-wide initiative

  • Jun 28, 2019

UPDATE: Still no sign of missing woman Duncan woman on Heather Mountain

Duncan-area woman went missing on Mount Heather on Wednesday

  • Jun 28, 2019

Six-car collision on TCH near Cobble Hill

Three treated for minor injuries

  • Jun 28, 2019

Man to swim length of Cowichan River in bid for awareness of river health

Geoff de Ruiter to swim from Cowichan Lake to Strait of Georgia

Lake Cowichan School graduates in style on June 22

The Lake Cowichan School graduation class enjoyed ceremonies in their honour on…

  • Jun 27, 2019

VIDEO: Invasive Japanese knotweed becoming Cowichan Lake problem

It looks a bit like bamboo and is just as hard to eradicate: Ken Traynor tells councillors