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Lake Flashback: Weir opens, vandalism committee established, coroner’s inquest

1980: Youbou mill maintenance man’s death deemed an accident

Physiotherapists turn to technology to reach patients during COVID-19

Just because services, jobs, and socializing have been put on hold, it…

Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program

‘I feel like I’m an adoptive father,’ Fred Haynes says of his rented mason bee colony

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

Sweet treat helps make Chemainus Health Care Centre workers feel complete

Girl Guide cookies always in good taste when showing appreciation

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

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First responders pay tribute to Cowichan hospital workers during COVID-19
Belle brightens COVID-19 isolation for birthday girl
Lake Cowichan Country Grocer cleaning for COVID-19
Tiny house friction near Lake Cowichan

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available

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  • Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday

Friends get creative after party cancelled due to ongoing pandemic

LAKE FLASHBACK: Hockey tournaments, a chemical spill and one lucky Edgar

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Sarah Simpson has been combing through old…

Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries

Campbell River Men In Kilts employees volunteer to go shopping for seniors and others

Hearts of Vancouver Island campaign spreading message of love and unity

‘It’s all about community and bringing people together’

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Cowichan Coffee Time: Donation, winners, and new hospital equipment

• Providence Farm recently received Island Ford’s generous donation of $5,000 to…

  • Mar 23, 2020

Bowl For Kids Sake fundraiser in Cowichan a BIG success

Generous reports that this is the largest Bowl For Kids Sake event to date.

  • Mar 22, 2020

United Way asks for ‘local love’ for region’s most vulnerable in COVID-19 crisis

Central and northern Vancouver Island chapter campaigning for financial donations

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions