Local News

Road work scheduled for Shawnigan Lake Road

Work will take place on May 3-4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates talk top issues

Tariffs on softwood lumber among top items

Check your mail for voter cards

Voter cards are being delivered to mailboxes and Elections BC is reminding…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

City of Duncan cleans up Charles Hoey Park

Homeless camp raided at the site last week

  • Apr 27th, 2017

RCMP report busy quarter

North Cowichan/Duncan detachment report a six per cent increase in calls so far in 2017

Spring Home Show at the Island Savings Centre


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Learn how to make your home ‘FireSmart’ on May 6 in Lake Cowichan (Video)

Lake Cowichan firefighters want homeowners to join their campaign against wildfires

VIDEO: Condition of Marine Circle Route worries Lake Cowichan council

Lake Cowichan council to add town’s voice to ask government for repairs

Local forestry industry warily eyes American tariffs

Layoffs feared, but many confident lumber market less reliant on American sales

Lake Cowichan council wrestles with grants-in-aid funding

A review of the town’s grants-in-aid policy next year might be a good thing: council

Wideglide Entertainment just keeps growing

The annual Sunfest music festival is largest of a number of festivals company sponsors in the Valley

Police seeks public’s help after man hit by rock in Duncan

Rock the size of a baseball

  • Apr 25th, 2017

WorkSafeBC, TSB investigate fatal Woss derailment

RCMP say its probe into the fatal train incident has ended

Kehar Sangha back in court on May 2

Sangha charged in nine counts in case where woman held for three days

Landslide causes concerns

Gravel slide from ASI Contracting site near Shawnigan Lake raises fresh fears for drinking water

Cowichan Sportsplex plans for upgrades

Renovations are planned to be completed for 2018 Summer Games

Get your hands on Duncan’s Canada 150 totem pole

Just like for NAIG, they’re looking to take the pole on the road

Cowichan realtor takes over as regional film coordinator

Economic Development Cowichan welcomes Laura Jennifer Leppard

UPDATE: All animals reported OK after Lake Cowichan firefighters called to blaze at animal refuge

A site, made famous 10 years ago when it housed a tiger, is the victim of a fire April 22.