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The Town of Lake Cowichan eyes up Area F’s film plastic pilot project

Town council hopes to follow Area F's lead and begin pick-up of pesky film plastic no longer accepted by waste disposal company.

New speed board for Town of Lake Cowichan

The town showed off a new speed board at the recent Public Works meeting. The board will be used to collect random traffic data.

Neighbours go head to head over zoning in Lake Cowichan

Zoning issues came up in a recent town hall meeting.

Construction to start this month on Lakeview washroom

Construction to start in November on a new gender-neutral washroom at Lakeview Park, as discussed in last month's CLEC meeting.

Overgrown shrubs are blocking the sidewalks in Lake Cowichan

Town staff have recently heard complaints about overgrown shrubbery around town.

Lake Cowichan Food Bank receives generous donation

Last Friday Pat Weaver, on behalf of the Cowichan Lake Community Forest Co-op, presented a cheque for $1000 to the Cowichan Lake Food Bank.

Lake Cowichan held naming ceremony for new town square Oct. 31

Lake Cowichan held naming ceremony for new town square on Oct. 31.

Lake Cowichan ranked best in municipal spending report

A recent report released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business ranked Lake Cowichan as the ‘best municipality in BC.’

Scam imitates BC Hydro to scare business owners into paying money

RCMP sent out a bulletin recently warning of a new scam targeting businesses to watch out for.

Election 2014: Lake Cowichan Chamber of Commerce hosts All Candidates meeting at Centennial Hall

Town of Lake Cowichan: The Municipal All Candidates Forum took place Monday night at Centennial Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.

Cowichan Green Community hosts free composting workshop in Lake Cowichan

Cowichan Green Community hosted free composting workshop in Centennial Hall on Nov. 1 in support of Lake Cowichan's new community garden.

New crosswalks with lights for school kids in Lake Cowichan

This month will see ground broken on the town’s two new lighted crosswalks.

Halloween 2014 another screaming success for communities around Cowichan Lake

Halloween events took place in Lake Cowichan, Honeymoon Bay and Youbou.

South Shore Cabinetry wins gold and silver at CARE awards

South Shore Cabinetry wins gold and silver at CARE awards in Victoria in late September.

Jann Drake of Palsson Elementary in Lake Cowichan retires

Palsson Elementary School held a retirement ceremony for principal Jann Drake on Oct. 27.

Team Myrden of Lake Cowichan to represent BC in national championship

Team Myrden of Lake Cowichan to represent BC in the 2014 Travelers Curling Club Championship in late November.

Community Futures offers financial advice and more to Cowichan Valley’s small business owners

Business assistance organization offers financial advice and more to Cowichan Valley during Small Business Week.

CVRD removes Stage 3 water restrictions

Residents of Lake Cowichan and the surrounding communities no longer need to restrict water consumption as winter rains fall.

BC Youth Parliament seeks applicants for Victoria session

BC Youth Parliament seeks applicants for Victoria session. Deadline to apply is Oct. 29.

Youbou hosts first annual Jean Cozens Memorial Pickleball Tournament this Saturday

Youbou hosts first annual Jean Cozens Memorial Pickleball Tournament this Saturday at Youbou Hall. Spectators and challengers are welcome.