Community

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

Carving in Cowichan provided road to recovery for stroke victim

“I didn’t know if I’d be able to get out of bed or walk, let alone carve”

Cowichan Exhibition drew a big crowd ready for fun

Last weekend marked the 151st annual Cowichan Exhibition.

Lake Flashback: A really full back-to-school pack of items from years past this week

Some things never change while others are strictly of the past

Coming up in Cowichan: Conference coming to Ecovillage; free meditation sessions

Free meditation sessions at Cowichan Community Centre A series of four free…

  • Sep 8, 2019

Cowichan Coffee Time: Cadets, cavassers, nature and more

• Karen Peel of Duncan has chosen to spend her summer differently…

  • Sep 7, 2019
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Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, Jack and Jill saw
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, pole climb
Logger sports at the Cowichan Exhibition, overhand chop
Hot Rod & Motorcycle show & shine big hit at Lake Cowichan

Lake Flashback: Heather Mountain rescue, Ratepayers up in arms, attendance crackdown at LCSS

Sometimes a news item really proves a lot of water has gone under the bridge in 40 years

Swimming awards wrap up season at Youbou

With almost 70 children registered in Red Cross Swimming Lessons at Youbou’s…

75th anniversary car show coming to Lake Cowichan Sept. 8

They’re expanding the annual A&W car show to include lap at Motorsport Circuit, cavalcade to the Lake

New all-native-plant park in Lake Cowichan honours memory of Gerald Thom

Well-respected volunteer remembered in park close to the shore of the Cowichan River in Saywell Park

Lake Cowichan takes time out from 75th birthday celebration to clean up its heritage river

Under cloudy skies, volunteers flock to the annual Upper Cowichan River cleanup

Photos from the Cobble Hill Fair

The 110th annual Cobble Hill Fair took place on Saturday, Aug. 24.…

VIDEO: Bears dine on salmon at Vancouver Island hatchery

Courtenay resident Erica Farrell took a drive to the Quinsam River hatchery…

Lake Flashback: Young people careless with fire, partying on the trail, plus ‘silent emergency’ in the forests

Extra this week: a special time capsule is buried at the Forest Research Station in 1979

Education session focuses on child and family services

Madeline Joe and Jenny George will host a panel discussion

  • Aug 27, 2019

Wasn’t that a party? Lake Cowichan 75th Anniversary wins on all fronts

Great organization leads to fun for everyone as Lake Cowichan celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Lake Cowichan Fire Department also celebrating 75 years

It’s also a diamond jubilee year for the Lake Cowichan volunteer fire department

  • Aug 27, 2019

VIDEO: Timbersports joins the fun for 75th anniversary

Big crowd enjoys the excitement of a traditional favourite event

Flashback: Library concerns, a new park and new seniors plans

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

Take your family to the Cobble Hill Fair this Saturday

Animals, rides, those wonderful displays in the hall, food and fun in store in Cobble Hill