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VIDEO: Lake Cowichan minor hockey Lakers of all ages shine at big Jamboree Day

With a Skills Competition and a full slate of games, there was fun for everyone on Jamboree Day

From CPR to Cycling, Cowichan Elder College offers wide range of courses

Elder College is supported by the CVRD so all the classes are listed in the Recreation Guide

  • Jan 22, 2019

VIDEO: Initiation hockey hosts year-end tourney at the Lake

Cowichan Lake hockey fans turn out in good numbers to support their smallest players

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Pride flag raised in Duncan on May 13, 2019
Cowichan Shimmy Mob brings their message to Duncan
Lake Cowichan School team praised for winning bronze medal
Cowichan Valley remembers Vimy Ridge

Lake Flashback: Seniors home wanted, Co-op going great guns, school accreditation problem

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

Coming up in Cowichan: Anti-pipeline meeting; women’s shelter open house

Public meeting in Duncan to support pipeline protests A public meeting has…

  • Jan 17, 2019

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

Lake Flashback: LCSS accreditation, Youbou mill might close, rhodo garden a hit

There was lots to talk about in early January over the years

New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

Coming up in Cowichan: Free genealogy classes

Want to do your family tree? Start at free course Two free…

  • Jan 10, 2019

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

First baby at CDH, Wyatt Louie joins two brothers and two sisters

“All my babies come early” says mom, Rosemarie Harry

Lake Flashback: Penny Drive, Salmonid Enhancement woes from ‘94, and some fun from 1978

Do you still fondly remember the huge, annual winter sale at Dorothy’s Style Shop?

Coming up in Cowichan: Tree chipping this weekend

Tree chipping events in Valley this weekend Dispose of your Christmas tree…

  • Jan 3, 2019

Cobble Hill family reflects as War Amps celebrates 100th anniversary

Malcolm was born a left arm amputee

  • Dec 30, 2018

Guest column: Three lessons about nature from your old Christmas tree

But what happens to your Christmas tree after the holidays?

  • Dec 29, 2018

Lake Flashback: A look back at a landslide election victory and strolls through a pair of Christmas issues

This time of year, The Lake News used to close for a week, but we’ve still got the Christmas issues

Coming up in Cowichan: Bird count in Cowichan; Experience of a Lifetime

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is hosting a Christmas Bird Count group on Jan. 1

  • Dec 27, 2018