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Lake Flashback: Selling land, cleaning up garbage, and voting in the NDP: yep, it was Lake Cowichan all right

Barbara Wallace rolls, TimberWest in selling mood, and praiseworthy push by Valley Fish & Game

Heritage Days on the May long weekend is a great time to celebrate Lake Cowichan’s 75 years

Logging truck parade, art and museum displays, lots for the family to see and do

VIDEO: Wildfire season is time to get FireSmart: Lake Cowichan fire department

There’s even cash available to help homeowners or neighbourhoods with fire safety projects

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Lake Cowichan enjoys an outdoor BBQ and a dance as part of the 75th anniversary celebration Aug. 17
Timbersports make a welcome return to Saywell Park
Grand opening of Lake Cowichan's 75th anniversary celebrations
Lake Cowichan 75th anniversary cake is escorted to Saywell Park

B.C. SPCA reminds public to travel safely with pets this summer

“We recommend that pets are kept inside the vehicle in a secured crate or restrained with a dog seatbelt.”

LAKE FLASHBACK: ABG on front burner, ‘94 news roundup, and nix to herbicide spraying on CN rail ine

On top of our usual three stories, we also include an item about an unusual program at LCSS

Coming up in Cowichan: Spring Faire and talking racism

Providence Farm holding Spring Faire, plant sales Providence Farm is getting ready…

  • May 9, 2019

Air Cadets riveted by trip to Duncan Flying Club

DFC wants to show next generation flying can be as affordable as many other recreational activities

  • May 5, 2019

Duncan tradeswoman takes bronze at Skills Canada BC

Elliott has joined a wave of B.C. women who are moving into the skilled trades as a second career.

  • May 4, 2019

Lake Flashback: Salmon, teens chime in, 200 new jobs

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

Coming up in Cowichan: Nature, pickleball, mental health, and creative anachronism

Cowichan to host BC Nature Federation conference This weekend, May 2-5, BC…

  • May 2, 2019

Scrumptious baking featured at big Easter Cake Bake-off in Lake Cowichan

And these cakes were auctioned off afterwards making it a sweet day all round

Honeymoon Bay children enjoy Easter Egg hunt at the park

The Honeymoon Bay Fire Dept. throws its Easter Day event for kids big and small

CVRD looking for volunteers for emergencies

They are looking for dedicated, caring individuals that are good with people and paperwork

  • Apr 30, 2019

LAKE FLASHBACK: Garbage dumping and the Youbou sawmill: two subjects that never seemed to go away

Plus this week: LCSS rugby machine, and Lois Gage takes over Area I for hubby, John Ward

In Bloom Wildflower Festival celebrates spring in Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s annual event is back for its 13th year.

  • Apr 25, 2019

Cowichan Coffee Time: Awards, new digs and fundraising totals

• St. John Ambulance First Responder Divisional Superintendent Glyn Trafford got a…

  • Apr 25, 2019

Lots of family fun as Mill Bay Centre holds its annual Easter Egg hunt at Brentwood College

A sunny morning, lots of chocolate eggs, and time with the family: winning combo at Mill Bay

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock