Elodie Adams

Greg Clayton presents “Personality Player” award to Doug Mackie while Steve Vatcher looks on.

Laughs and celebration score big at hockey awards

Cowichan Lake & District Minor Hockey AGM and Awards: Acknowledging sportsmanlike values instilled by hockey in the community

Greg Clayton presents “Personality Player” award to Doug Mackie while Steve Vatcher looks on.
Many familiar Lake Cowichan and area faces were in attendance for the Day of Mourning ceremony at the Forest Workers Memorial Park

Day of Mourning highlights importance of safety in the workplace

Ceremony that pays tribute to the workers who are killed and injured each year due to workplace causes.

Many familiar Lake Cowichan and area faces were in attendance for the Day of Mourning ceremony at the Forest Workers Memorial Park

LCSS staff take road trip to Rossland

Incremental program can offer more choices to senior students

Town’s Finance and Administration meeting covers apparel to pool

Pondering pool partnership, examining how to make park use easier for community groups

David Kidd

Request for amendment of town bylaws for B&Bs

New regulations affect the zoning, cooking rules, and the number of rentable rooms allowed under the town’s B&B classification

David Kidd
Hockey player Katie Ferguson

Hockey experience gives young teen a chance to grow on the ice

It has been quite a year watching Katie Ferguson's aptitude for hockey develop through the playing for the rep team

Hockey player Katie Ferguson

Council meeting reveals 2013 plans to renovate Town Hall

Council has put away $50,000 a year for about eight years towards the recreation of a new or rather revitalized town hall

Bob Culmer prepares a latte — which is now PST exempt — at his coffee shop last week.

Goodbye HST, hello PST

Small businesses in Lake Cowichan dutifully taking the necessary steps to ensure their tills ring in the right taxes as of April 1

Bob Culmer prepares a latte — which is now PST exempt — at his coffee shop last week.
Students wait for a bus on the side of Youbou Road as a logging truck passes by them in February of this year. Residents say the logging truck traffic kicks up clouds of heavy dust that makes it hard to breathe when out walking and going as far to say that mud — from the roadway — has washed down driveways and into the basement of a home.

Environmental issues added to list in Youbou dust problem

What may seem like a little piece of paradise to visitors to the area is more like a nightmare to some of the Youbou residents

Students wait for a bus on the side of Youbou Road as a logging truck passes by them in February of this year. Residents say the logging truck traffic kicks up clouds of heavy dust that makes it hard to breathe when out walking and going as far to say that mud — from the roadway — has washed down driveways and into the basement of a home.
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Honouring World Thinking Day and 70 years of Guiding in the Cowichan Lake area

Cowichan Lake Sparks, Brownies and Girl Guides will hold a special meeting

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Although school closures loom, talk must now focus on needs

Let’s Talk: Feb. 25, extra meeting, to prepare for the next community consultation meeting.

Members of the Mesachie Lake Fire Department (from left: Paul Zalinko

Mesachie Lake Fire Department partners with Timber West for local practice site

MLVFD secures practice facility half a mile from its locale, thanks to a new lease agreement with Timber West.

Members of the Mesachie Lake Fire Department (from left: Paul Zalinko
Lakers’ goalie and two Lakers players ready themselves to stop a shot on goal.

Lakers settle for Bronze but play hard at Midget tourney

Going for the bronze, the Lakers kept up their strength against Gold River

Lakers’ goalie and two Lakers players ready themselves to stop a shot on goal.
Jasmine Langset

LCSS students get jumpstart to career with VIU program

Making the cut: Four Grade 12 students from LCSS have got a jumpstart on a career when they graduate this June.

Jasmine Langset
Bob Day sports a stetson to show just how country Lake Days is going in 2013.

Lake Days’ board picks western theme for 2013 event

New fun-filled event added to the week of celebration

Bob Day sports a stetson to show just how country Lake Days is going in 2013.

Summer games will bring added sparkle to lake

It’s always exciting when competitive events bring athletes and spectators to a town.

Whose court is the ball in over recreational pool issue?

The question of regional recreation funding in the Cowichan Valley Regional District continues to fuel mixed reactions.

Jane Williams stands on the bridge in Lake Cowichan where she accidently left her purse one afternoon last week. She is very grateful that her purse was found and returned by someone with a very good heart.

Finding out the hard way that good samaritans still exist

Renewed faith in the goodness of people after an unlikely event happened

Jane Williams stands on the bridge in Lake Cowichan where she accidently left her purse one afternoon last week. She is very grateful that her purse was found and returned by someone with a very good heart.
Elyssa

Celebrating first B.C.’s first Family Day at the lake

It is the perfect time to get out and discover some of the incredible activities the area has to offer.

Elyssa

CVRD Areas I and F discuss community issues at AGMs

CVRD Areas I and F discuss community issues at AGMs