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B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for B.C. wildfire victims and Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Children’s Unit

VIDEO: Youbou Regatta 2017 offers full day of family fun

It started with maybe the shortest parade anywhere, but that sure wasn’t all

T.W. Paterson: St. Laurent-class destroyers were ‘Cadillacs of the seas’

They were unique for their day for their “dramatically different hull form”.

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Ride-a-Thon raises $16,500 for special needs

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association blew their fundraising goal out of the water

  • Aug 10th, 2017

Perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend

Smoke might interfere with viewing, but the show goes on regardless

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Youbou Regatta begins Aug. 12 with a fun parade

     

    Cowichan Lake Idol competitors prepare for final face-off

       

      Sadie O'Reilly, four, steps up to the mic

         

        Interdenominational service draws big crowd

           

          Deer dies after crashing through window of Saanich home

          A dog is believed to have startled the young fawn, which was severely injured when it crashed through the window.

          Put the ‘Treat’ in treatment with BC Children’s Hospital fundraiser

          Enjoy a Blizzard and help the kids during Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day this Thursday, Aug. 10

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Enjoy the stimulation of attending university at low cost

          At only $99 per course, plus yearly fees, you can go back to university at VIU

          VIDEO: Belly dancing sways back into the spotlight at 39 Days of July

          The area’s many belly dancers plus guests entertain a large crowd at Charles Hoey Park

          T.W. Paterson: Mea culpa? Who, me?

          The oatmeal Dad’s cookies that we know and love are owned by U.S.-based Mondelez International.

          • Aug 8th, 2017

          Weir concerns, a possible jasper processing plant, and an big upgrade for Youbou mill were August news

          Cowichan Lake residents were reading about the weir, a new mine, and a new barker for Youbou’s mill

          Dig In: Proof is growing for Chinese greenhouses

          When I first saw the Chinese greenhouses on the internet I didn’t know I’d see one this summer.

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Tour de Rock Vlog 4: The Hendren Brothers

          Brothers Ryan and Mark Hendren’s road to riding the 2017 Tour de Rock included overcoming a harrowing journey with cancer.

          Five best places in Cowichan to take guests

          What are your favourites? Where do you take your guests?

          David Suzuki: Environmental rights and human rights intertwined; we need to be better at both

          We’ve seen environmental laws implemented, weakened or overturned, then strengthened and reinstated.

          • Aug 7th, 2017

          Cowichan youth gain historical insight on Pioneer Trek

          Eighteen youth from the Cowichan Valley were among almost 70 who tackled a four day handcart trek

          • Aug 5th, 2017

          T.W. Paterson: Monday’s conquest of Juan de Fuca Strait recalls first swim attempt

          The outstanding feat of swimming Juan de Fuca Strait was first attempted in 1954.

          • Aug 5th, 2017

          How to save money while on vacation

          People are encouraged to save energy and cash this summer with the help from B.C. Hydro’s list.

          • Aug 3rd, 2017