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Youbou pulls out all the stops for a great Halloween night

VIDEO: From a creepy Haunted House to a chance to show off great costumes, there was lots to enjoy

Program helps Cowichan Valley families maximize quality of life with dementia

Shaping the Journey: living with dementia will be presented

  • Nov 3, 2019

Queen Margaret’s School forms a food chain

Queen Margaret’s School held its annual Food Chain event recently and successfully…

  • Nov 2, 2019
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Duncan Christmas Kick-Off 2019
Muddy Feet Farm offers a happy atmosphere for pigs
All kinds of Halloween Fun at Youbou Hall
Raising the poppy flag is the official kick-off for Remembrance Day events in Duncan

Lake Flashback: J.H. Boyd story continues, Dorothy Clode at 75, village politics in ‘79

And, it was 10 years ago that Dawn Coe-Jones carried the Olympic flame in Lake Cowichan

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

Cowichan Coffee Time: Artworks and lots of giving

• Carole Rothnie, president of South Cowichan Healthcare Auxiliary, and Ivy Bowidge,…

  • Oct 30, 2019

Families pack Forest Discovery Centre for Halloween Train

Great weather draws big crowd out to enjoy the train and other fun at the centre

RCMP and school district combine forces in Cowichan on school bus safety

School kids don’t always think about cars when boarding or leaving a school bus: we do it for them

Weather balloon from California rescued near Campbell River

Search led rescuers to remote wilderness on Quadra Island

Duncan’s Clements Centre Sock drive now underway

Non-profit aims to collect 2019 pairs of new socks

Book tells tale of how B.C. office fax led to U.S. con man

Island man spent a few years tracking down victims listed on faxes

Coming up in Cowichan: Rye-Cycle 2.0 release, huge trash clean-up

Be part of huge garbage clean-up this weekend Over two days in…

  • Oct 25, 2019

Lake Flashback: Pot busts, and extreme vandalism at the Lake, and folks riled staggering increase in cable costs

When you look back at the cost of cable TV in 1979, you can’t help but shake your head

Coming up in Cowichan: Wild Fins, coat drive

Donate warm coats for those in need The Duncan Daybreak Rotary Coat…

  • Oct 22, 2019

Valley Seniors volunteers show some simple generosity in Duncan

They have chosen the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley for $1,000 cheque

  • Oct 21, 2019

Coming up in Cowichan: Special service at Cobble Hill cenotaph Saturday

Malahat Legion hosting special service at Cobble Hill cenotaph The Royal Canadian…

  • Oct 18, 2019

Lake Flashback: Firefighters parade, water meters roll out, and Lakers protest hockey goons

Hockey at the Lake used to be exciting, but in 1979 the action got a bit over the top

Cowichan Lake Elder Care Society hosting fundraiser

Buy a burger and a beer, get a seniors care facility

Aboriginal Care Pharmacist helps Penelakut members achieve control over their own health

Jesse Inkster is passionate about helping people to understand their medications

  • Oct 17, 2019

B.C. woman finds mysterious coin among Grandma’s collection

Grandmother died when she was very young and her past is not well known to her mother