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Year in Review: Legalization is here but no cannabis shops in Cowichan yet

2018 was a big year for pot supporters but frustration is growing over slow startup of new system

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Duncan needle and garbage clean up
Cowichan District Hospital fire
Bus fire in Duncan
Town planner talks about new town plan to Lake Cowichan council

Year in Review: Winter weather shelter for women finally finds a home in 2018

North Cowichan, SD79 come through after Duncan nixes two locations

UPDATED: Rain and wind warnings continue for Vancouver Island

Winter storm season on B.C.’s wild west coast with up to 100mm of rain falling across the Island

First Island baby of 2019 comes from Cowichan Valley

Maverick was born at 12:42 a.m. at Victoria General Hospital

Year in Review: Top 10 Cowichan Citizen Facebook stories of 2018

They weren’t necessarily our biggest stories, but they were the ones that captured the most attention

Year in Review: Search for Ben Kilmer held Cowichan transfixed in 2018

After months of worry, the family of missing Ben Kilmer got tragic news in October

Year in Review: Municipal elections brings new leadership to the Valley

North Cowichan and Duncan have new mayors; CVRD has new chairman

Robert Barron column: Underground power lines have their own issues

But any move to put the lines underground would not be easy, or cheap.

Shawnigan Lake Road closed Saturday afternoon

Road closed at Sooke Lake Road; update expected at 4 p.m.

Two men injured in serious Saturday morning accident near Saltair

One ejected from the vehicle while firefighters use jaws of life to free the other occupant

North Cowichan gives green light to new field house

Project at Cowichan Sportsplex now looking for more funding