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Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year
Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.

Finalists selected for B.C. Amateur Photographer of the Year

Seventy photographers will compete at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow

Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.
Dr. David Smith

Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

Dr. David Smith
Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish

Lilith 400 accepting applications from motivated, educated young women

Citing a lack of women in powerful corporate positions, Lilith Professional is holding a 6-day conference in Squamish, B.C. this August.

Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish
Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.

The Essentials for Pink Shirt Day – February 25, 2015 (VIDEO)

'We know the Internet can be a pretty negative place, and that this negativity can lower self-esteem and create bullying behaviour'

Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.
Dr. David Smith

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Dr. David Smith

Kaatza Players announce Christmas play

Kaatza Lakeside Players Society is thrilled to announce new take on the Dickens old favourite.

Museum announces International Woodworkers archive acquisition

IWA documents and photographs are now part of the Kaatza Museum Station displays.

An exciting start to the school year for Lake Cowichan students

Evan Croteau shares events from Lake Cowichan School.

Cowichan Valley student program needs host families

Short term and long term host families needed for international students

Ann Parr (left) and Penny Repesse (right) dressed up as lighted cheerleaders. The ladies with cool hair met a stylishly dressed Dracula at the Lake Cowichan 50 Plus Activity Centre Halloween Dance Saturday evening. The dance was popular

Halloween comes early to Lake Cowichan’s 50 Plus Activity Centre

Fifty-two members and guests attended the Halloween Dance on Saturday, serenaded by music of Jan Matthews.

Ann Parr (left) and Penny Repesse (right) dressed up as lighted cheerleaders. The ladies with cool hair met a stylishly dressed Dracula at the Lake Cowichan 50 Plus Activity Centre Halloween Dance Saturday evening. The dance was popular
Jug Kalar

Men’s golf wraps up

The Senior Men held their Wind-up Tournament and Awards luncheon mid-October. The men's golf group visited 30 venues during this season.

Jug Kalar

Thank you Lake Cowichan for Tour de Rock success from RCMP

RCMP thank Lake Cowichan and community for helping to make the Tour de Rock 2014 a success.

50+ activities centre in Lake Cowichan has lots of upcoming activities

50+ activities centre in Lake Cowichan has lots of upcoming activities for people 50 and over to enjoy in the month of October.

CVRD Electoral Area F Director Ian Morrison demonstrates how to use the film plastics recycling bin in Mesachie Lake. Morrison initiated the project to reduce household waste

CVRD film plastics pilot project officially launched

CVRD film plastics pilot project officially launched last Monday in Mesachie Lake and Honeymoon Bay.

CVRD Electoral Area F Director Ian Morrison demonstrates how to use the film plastics recycling bin in Mesachie Lake. Morrison initiated the project to reduce household waste
From left to right: Marigold Arbic

Letter from the Lady of the Lake

Lauren Frost details her summer adventures as Lady of the Lake with her two princesses.

From left to right: Marigold Arbic
Rivernotes Choir has begun its fourth season. The women's choir practices Monday nights and welcomes new members.

Rivernotes Choir back in the swing of things

Rivernotes Choir has begun its fourth season with Judith Quinlan as choir director.

Rivernotes Choir has begun its fourth season. The women's choir practices Monday nights and welcomes new members.