James Goldie

Changes to BC Transit routes will impact travelers going between Lake Cowichan and the three other lake communities (Mesachie Lake

Bus service cuts made to Youbou, Honeymoon Bay

Transit users in the Cowichan Lake area will notice some changes to service around the lake,

Changes to BC Transit routes will impact travelers going between Lake Cowichan and the three other lake communities (Mesachie Lake

CVRD renews victim services contract

The CVRD has renewed its contract with RCMP victim services in Lake Cowichan for another five years.

Residents and visitors arriving at the lake via Highway 18 are no longer greeted by the Cowichan Lake sign with two wooden bears.

Sign removal catches some off-guard

Residents and visitors arriving at the Lake via Highway 18 last week were likely surprised to find the decades-old welcome

Residents and visitors arriving at the lake via Highway 18 are no longer greeted by the Cowichan Lake sign with two wooden bears.
Workers atop the weir in Lake Cowichan set about installing 20 pumps along its north side. If necessary

Catalyst completes pump installation at Cowichan Lake weir

Twenty pumps are now underwater at the weir, installed and ready to go, which leaves one big question:

Workers atop the weir in Lake Cowichan set about installing 20 pumps along its north side. If necessary
Trametas hirsuta

Mushroom expert Ingeborg Woodsworth ready to share her passion

The Cowichan Lake district is famous among outdoor enthusiasts for its mountain trails, winding river and

Trametas hirsuta
The Lake Cowichan Lodge is currently the only business that would be impacted by a 2 per cent municipal regional district tax on hotels within the municipality.

Town supports 2% hotel tax

Town council has endorsed the idea of a two per cent municipal regional district tax on hotels

The Lake Cowichan Lodge is currently the only business that would be impacted by a 2 per cent municipal regional district tax on hotels within the municipality.
Dave Koszegi

Motor Gathering raises $153K for charities

Organizers of 2016 Vancouver Island Motor Gathering are hailing the event as a success, following

Dave Koszegi
Volunteer firefighters Hayden Holman

Small fire halls band together for recruitment

On Saturday, representatives from six of the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s volunteer fire departments

Volunteer firefighters Hayden Holman
10-year-old Donald Montgomery of the Cowichan 4-H Beef Club shows off Victor

Lake Flashback: Week of September 21 … 2006, 1991, 1976

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter James Goldie has been combing through old newspapers with

10-year-old Donald Montgomery of the Cowichan 4-H Beef Club shows off Victor

Hazardous waste assessment to be required for building permits

The Town of Lake Cowichan is adopting new measures to ensure the health and safety of its employees

Lake Cowichan School numbers growing

Lake Cowichan School is not only growing but “bursting at the seams” according to

Small firehalls face a tough time recruiting new members

Mesachie hosts small hall recruitment drive

Volunteer fire departments of the Cowichan Valley are most often on the frontline

Small firehalls face a tough time recruiting new members
Dena McPhee

FACE or CLACS? Take your pick for new group’s name

An arts and culture organization specifically for people in the Cowichan Lake

Dena McPhee
This Saturday

Choose your distance for Terry Fox Run Saturday

This Saturday, Sept. 18, citizens of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come

This Saturday
Participants in annual Muscular Dystrophy walks like the upcoming Sept. 24 event in Nanaimo often wear the gear of firefighters while walking.

Muscular Dystrophy fundraising personal for Lake Cowichan family

Any Lakers without plans this Saturday night who want to support some of their own

Participants in annual Muscular Dystrophy walks like the upcoming Sept. 24 event in Nanaimo often wear the gear of firefighters while walking.
Denise Allan

Lake Cowichan’s Footwear Centre welcomes new owner

From one entrepreneur to another, a torch is being passed by the owner of one of Lake Cowichan’s oldest businesses.

Denise Allan
This week in 1976

Lake Flashback: Week of Sep. 14 … 2006, 1991, 1976

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter James Goldie has been combing through old newspapers

This week in 1976

Lake Cowichan seeks hosts for Japanese Ohtaki delegates

It won’t be long now before the delegation of visitors from Lake Cowichan’s sister city

Erin Butler

Auditions coming for Kaatza Lakeside Players’ winter show

The Kaatza Lakeside Players is welcoming a new director to its stage this fall, and he’s promising

Erin Butler
Al Howie reaches his finish line in Victoria after running across Canada in just over 72 days.

Lake Flashback: Week of Sept. 7 … 2006, 1991, 1976

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter James Goldie has been combing through old newspapers with the

Al Howie reaches his finish line in Victoria after running across Canada in just over 72 days.