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BC SPCA approves of Duncan’s updated animal control bylaw

Calls changes “progressive”

  • Nov 1, 2019

Flu season arrives early on Vancouver Island

Island Health officials recommending getting the flu shot sooner rather than later

Richmonds break ground for new 49th Parallel store in Duncan

It has taken four decades but Wayne Richmond is embarking on something of a homecoming.

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Fatal crash with elk on Hwy. 18
Lake Cowichan remembers war dead Nov. 11
Blair Herbert celebrates with his team before chatting about the election
Alistair MacGregor celebrates his win in the Cowichan-Malahat-Langford riding

Rainbow crosswalks coming to all Cowichan Valley schools

The first has been painted at Bench Elementary and there are 19…

Next step for Duck Pond park: thoroughly assess the site

Lake Cowichan’s Kin Clubs, working with works superintendant Kam So, will look the site over

CVRD to consider declaring a climate emergency

Community groups make presentation to regional services committee

Safety first this Halloween in Cowichan

SD79 and RCMP team up to offer spooktacular advice

Contaminated soil dump owner gets extension on closure deadline

Cobble Hill Holdings also owes $38,000 in unpaid taxes

New airport in Valley “feasible”, according to report

But must be adjacent to major road close to new hospital

Police and bylaw officers descend on Lewis Street in Duncan for massive clean-up

Authorities spend two days clearing area of garbage and homeless people

Tents, tarps, sleeping bags needed to help homeless in Duncan

Duncan United Church makes public appeal

  • Oct 29, 2019

Kayak found in North Cowichan farmer’s field

The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are looking to reunite a “beautiful wooden kayak”…

New hockey stick lights installed by Duncan-based company

Cogent Green Solutions used state-of-the-art Gemstone Lights

Valley’s student vote elects MacGregor, although individual breakdown is fascinating

Political pundits can ponder over how Cowichan Valley students would have voted

Duncan man appeals aggravated sexual assault conviction

Nicholas Des Charlie goes to court on Oct. 29

  • Oct 28, 2019

$50M liability worry has North Cowichan mayor asking for Motorsport rezoning do-over

May be 2nd public hearing and a re-vote on Motorsport rezoning.