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Lottery will help save children’s lives

Each ticket gets you a chance to win a lot of money, while helping a lot of kids

Regional conference tackles topic of chronic diseases

Family physicians invited to register to attend Chronic Disease Day event in Pitt Meadows.

Column David Suzuki: More action needed to ensure safe water for First Nations

All nine water systems on Lytton First Nation land have been under boil water advisories

  • Feb 18th, 2018

Column T.W. Paterson: Sinful David and the missionary’s wife

She’d vowed that David Harris would mount the pulpit over her dead body.

  • Feb 17th, 2018

Coming up in Cowichan: Irrigation; Palestinian children; fun with fungi

The Cowichan Watershed Board is presenting a free efficient irrigation workshop

  • Feb 15th, 2018
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Snowy February day in Lake Cowichan
School kids race gravity feed cars
Lake Cowichan Sweetheart Dance 2018
RED dress display in Duncan honours missing, murdered women

Column: What’s up in the Watershed? Lots and lots of rain

Flow rates in excess of 440 cubic metres per second were being recorded

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Find out about little-known Vancouver Island fort

A fort was situated at Yorke Island, north of Courtenay, from 1937 to 1945

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Column: Three to six months is the essential window

How long does it take to learn a skill or change a physical part of you?

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Column Dig In: Growing protein in the garden (no, not the slugs)

Beans and lentils in the summer join with easy to grow grains such as wheat, barley and amaranth.

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Maple syrup festival draws record crowds

Forest Discovery Centre packed for annual event

Column David Suzuki: Save the planet; eat an insect

People sometimes get bugged by insects, but we need them.

  • Feb 11th, 2018

Column T.W. Paterson: When doctors still made house calls

For 15 years Dr. Watson Dykes was Duncan’s leading, sometimes only, obstetrician and surgeon.

  • Feb 10th, 2018

Coming up in Cowichan: Family Day activities coming to Cowichan

The Vancouver Island Young Agrarians are holding a land linking session on Feb. 10.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

Cowichan Coffee Time: Starting out and wrapping up

France Kelsey School has announced the recipient of the 2016/17 Governor General’s Academic Medal

  • Feb 8th, 2018

Red dresses go up in Duncan as ‘art turned protest’

Cowichan Tribes is hosting their 1st Annual Walk for Missing and Murdered Men, Women and Children.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

Prom Closet helps Island grads get prom perfect

Hundreds of dresses and suits at February boutique are free for graduating students