Lexi Bainas

Property assessments reasonably stable on Island, but up for many Cowichan residents

It’s time to act if you want to appeal your property assessment

Young Valley dancers have until Jan. 17 to apply for ‘Anne of Green Gables’ roles

Ballet Jörgen is offering young performers the chance to join a professional cast for Duncan show

VIDEO: Top acts lined up for some hot January jazz at Crofton

A trio, a quartet, and a big band means January will be jumping

Osborne Bay Pub kicks off 2020 with quartet of events

From Cuban baseball to father and son duo: check out the pub for January entertainment

Lexi Bainas column: Two weekend shows plus one coming soon, and chance for writers to congregate

Cari Burdett writes that Richard Moody is coming to perform with Oliver Swain

VIDEO: Classic story of Beauty and the Beast gets full panto treatment in Cowichan

Shawnigan Players lay it on thick in annual holiday season feast of fun

VIDEO: Lake Cowichan takes climate change seriously, council tells One Cowichan delegation

Discussion around the need to safeguard Cowichan Lake and River is not new to the council table

Cowichan Lake finishes 2019, kicks off 2020 with family fun

Balloon drop at arena plus polar bear swim at Lakeview equals a super send-off

Cowichan Valley car dealerships hit by thefts of gas and more

Drilling and syphoning gas, stealing shocks and converters: car crime is up: dealers say

Langley kids show Duncan crowd that ukuleles can sound classy, even classic

Singing and playing, these young performers from the Lower Mainland present a charming show

VIDEO: Buddy Holly and friends light up the Cowichan Theatre

With a great mix of tunes and plenty of holiday spirit, this show delighted huge crowd

Lexi Bainas column: Wow! 2019 was quite a year for entertainment in the Cowichan Valley

From blockbuster musicals to Shakespeare under the trees, it was a banner year

2019 in Review: Funkanometry takes Islanders to NBC’s ‘World of Dance’

Two talented guys: one from Duncan, one from Nanaimo dance their way to national TV appearance

2019 in Review: Dry February, March forced pumping of water from Cowichan Lake for the first time

Water levels were already low even before the ‘dry’ season arrived, making situation ‘dire’

Lexi Bainas column: Family outings and year-end celebrations: we’re winding down 2019

The rush and fuss of Christmas is over, and you’ve probably hit…

LAKE FLASHBACK: Christmas has always been a special time for Cowichan Lake folks

In addition to lots of Christmas fare, I’ve unearthed a photo showing flooding from December 1979

Food, toys collected as Lake Cowichan firefighters cook their annual outdoor breakfast for the town

Even Duncan folks offered help to the annual project, firefighters say

VIDEO: Cowichan Theatre offering full menu of tasty treats in 2020

Ashley Foot, the new theatre marketing specialist for the Cowichan Performing Arts…

Hughes home and Cassy’s Coffee House take top spots in Cowichan Lake light-up contest

They’ve made the area brighter as the evenings get darker and darker

VIDEO: A host of enthusiastic volunteers turn out for Lake Cowichan’s Christmas ‘hamper day’

This fun and heartwarming event has become a tradition for many Cowichan Lake folks