Lexi Bainas

Two Cowichan outdoor nativity shows featuring live animals family Christmas fare

The Shawnigan Alliance takes the stage this week and the Mormon Church the next. Why not enjoy both?

Column: Music overflowing for the holiday season in Cowichan

I posted this recently on my Facebook page but I should share…

VIDEO: Tree of Remembrance celebration in Duncan brings comfort to bereaved

Tender ceremony, fellowship, and the chance to celebrate a loss with light make this event popular

Lake Flashback: Logs mentioned in every flashback story this week

From the Spirit Pole, to clear-cutting Hill 60, to fallers and their back pay: we log on to it

VIDEO: Miniature Christmas village makes trip to Youbou worthwhile

It’s a trip through a winter wonderland, all set up in a room at Cassy’s Coffee House in Youbou.

VIDEO: Lake Cowichan residents hear about First Nation’s development plans

The North Shore Road reserve could see some interesting changes in near future

Holiday bits and bites from Lake Cowichan

One fun event collected food, another one offers ‘Carols and Cookies’

VIDEO: Miniature Christmas village makes trip to Youbou worthwhile

It’s a trip through a winter wonderland, all set up in a room at Cassy’s Coffee House in Youbou.

VIDEO: Lake Cowichan’s Lyndsey still hoping as an emotional Chris can’t yet decide on ‘The Bachelor’

He met their families. Now they’ve met his parents. Will it be Lindsey or Mikela, Chris? You decide.

VIDEO: ‘The Messiah’ , with choir and symphony orchestra, comes to Duncan on Dec. 18

We know it by heart but we still love it: the Cowichan Symphony Society is presenting ‘Messiah’

Racism to be addressed at Cowichan High

Monday’s shocking fights near the school have drawn a high-level response from the community

UPDATE: Car, passengers, narrowly escape going into Cowichan River Thursday morning

Vehicle teetered on river’s edge but amazed firefighters by remaining on land.

Forest company and First Nation move ahead together

As another of a series of agreements, the Pacheedaht First Nation signs MoU with TimberWest

LCS students talk to Lake Cowichan council about PlaceMaking projects

How to make Lake Cowichan more attractive to young folks: that is the question, students say.

VIDEO: Winter Harp and The Killer, Cash, and The King take stage

These two great shows couldn’t be more different. They’re yours to enjoy next week.

Lake Flashback: Hamper campaign, block parents, and sex

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Lexi Bainas has been combing through oldnewspaperswiththeassistance…

Clearing up Lake Cowichan Xmas hampers confusion

With several agencies all working, who’s doing what? Community Services clarifies it all for us.

VIDEO: Fishing derby the centrepiece of funny play by Kaatza Lakeside Players

It’s onstage until Sunday, Dec. 9 at Lake Cowichan’s Centennial Hall.

COLUMN: Holiday concerts galore on the menu this week

From one end of the Valley to the other, there’s lots of seasonal music to enjoy.

Cowichan Caring with Cookies campaign is back for its 10th Christmas season

Stacy Middlemiss is again asking Christmas bakers to share a bit with the less fortunate