Grace Spinks never afraid to take the LEAP

A plaque hangs on the bedroom wall of 98-year-old Grace Spinks

RCL Malahat District 134 remembers ‘Canadian soil’ casualties Saturday

The Legion is still seeking names of those who qualify to be added to the register

  • Oct 18th, 2017

The Digital Hallway offers fresh insights into social media

Taking easily to new devices doesn’t mean kids know how to use them beneficially.

Plane crash, 911 service arrives, Manly replaces a legend

Disaster strikes small plane, Cowichan Lake finally to achieve 911 service, Tommy Douglas retires

Column: Call me Carl

I’ve been a chiropractor for more than 25 years.

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Column Dig In: Training trees gets a lot into a small space

“Espalier” is a nice, short French word that means “trees grown in one plane to save space.”

  • Oct 18th, 2017
Dairy farmers keeping eye on NAFTA


    Town, agencies, neighbours concerned about digging that occurred along Cowichan River


      Shawnigan Lake celebrates new Pavilion


        Lake Cowichan hosts a Business Showcase


          Forest Discovery Centre’s Halloween Train promises ‘thrills, chills and fun’

          Running Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 22, then Thursday, Oct. 26 through Monday, Oct. 30.

          • Oct 16th, 2017

          VIDEO: B.C. Orchid fanciers gather in Langley

          Annual show and sale presented by the Fraser Valley Orchid Society

          Cow High Spanish students raise $2273 for Mexican earthquake relief

          They baked, they sold, and Aviva topped it up to nearly $3,000.

          Column David Suzuki: It’s time to nix neonics

          It’s time to ban bee-killing pesticides.

          • Oct 15th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: Death came late for WWII veteran Bill Heil

          “Thank you, Schindler!”—former tank comander Bill Heil, recalling the day a dud shell saved his life.

          • Oct 14th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: Woodsman, spare that (heritage) tree!

          Not long ago that we traded a maple tree a blandscaped parking lot.

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Heather Society event in Cowichan aims at bee friendly gardens

          Did you know that there are over 200 species of native bees on Vancouver Island?

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Drivesmart: Driver attitude and automated enforcement

          Perhaps the most effective way to improve road safety is by improving road user attitude.

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          Lake Auxiliary celebrates 50 years

          The hard-working group has been around since 1967

          Column Dig In: Bring on the Stellar’s jays

          Up to this point I have been an indifferent host but the enemy of my enemy is my friend

          • Oct 11th, 2017

          The 2017 Tour de Rock remembered

          Black Press media rider Arnold Lim reflects on the 2017 Tour de Rock

          Column David Suzuki: Bye-bye, bug splatter: Is this the new silent spring?

          Masses of monarch butterflies fluttering across Toronto’s waterfront.

          • Oct 8th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: Pioneering UBC botanist missed the mark

          “With B.C.’s climate, native flora, and long-growing season, we have advantages…”

          • Oct 7th, 2017