Drew McLachlan

Vancouver Island Motorsport Resort hopes to bring a new kind of tourism to area

300 members being brought to track each year for first phase.

Local candidates take on seniors’ issues ahead of election

Senior well-being could prove an important issue in the new riding.

Our Community in Brief – September 2, 2015

The Summer Mini Carnival returns to Youbou this weekend.

Resident raises concerns over handicap parking prior to upgrades

A substantial upgrade is planned for Centennial Park — but could those with mobility issues be left out?

Ts’uubaa-asatx pole raising ceremony postponed

The ceremony will otherwise be unaffected by the delay.

Conservative nominee John Koury pulling out of race

Koury endorsing new candidate Martin Baker to take his place in election.

Mary Batyi crowned one of three BC Ambassadors

The former Lady of the Lake First Princess is once again representing the Cowichan Lake Communities.

Maureen Haworth bringing her own brand of gospel to Cowichan Lake

The country gospel singer will be playing five shows in Cowichan Lake.

Music in the Lake: Summer Nights coming to a close

The final performance will feature the Steady Eddies, the Medford Choir and the Good Time Band.

Summer Mini Carnival returning to Arbutus Park

Games and more at Youbou's Arbutus Park on September 2.

Smoky skies advisory issued by Island Health and Ministry of Environment

Advisory reissued as Lizard Lake fire continues to burn.

Our Community in Brief – August 26, 2015

The Cowichan Watershed Board is seeking volunteers to join the Lower Cowichan River Cleanup.

River Cleanup volunteer numbers down, but so is garbage

Kaatza Museum given train wheels found during the Cowichan River Cleanup.

Nine sites, three local, added to CVRD Heritage Register

CVRD hopes register will protect heritage values in the future.

‘Dynamic’ Lizard Lake fire grows as smoke clears

Pacific Marine Road, located between Port Renfrew and Mesachie Lake, remains closed.

Could Lake Cowichan’s chicken prohibition be coming to an end?

Town council will reopen the discussion on September 8.

Our Community in Brief – August 19, 2015

Catalyst reduces flow of Cowichan River to 4.5 cubic metres per second.

Smoky sky advisory issued for Lake Cowichan

Lizard Lake fire prompts advisory for the Cowichan Valley and Port Renfrew.

Edible Garden and Farm Tour making a stop in Lake Cowichan

The annual tour takes place across the Cowichan Valley.

Lizard Lake fire prompts road closure

Pacific Marine Road, which connects Mesachie Lake to Port Renfrew, is currently closed due to a wildfire near Lizard Lake.