Community

Traveling exhibit tells story of Cowichan pioneer Mayo Singh

150 Years and Counting: Fighting for Justice on the Coast

  • Nov 26, 2018

Vancouver Island Regional Library launches new website Nov. 30

The new Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) says its website makes accessing…

  • Nov 23, 2018
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'Cabin Fever' Market at Honeymoon Bay Hall offers a taste of the outdoor market to come
Seedy Sunday packs Siem Lelum gym and grounds on St. Patrick's Day
75th anniversary plans unveiled to council
Big leaf maple syrup festival again draws lots of families to BC Forest Discovery Centre

Program helps Cowichan families maximize quality of life with dementia

“Participants will learn strategies to live with changes and maximize quality of life”

  • Nov 22, 2018

Coming up in Cowichan: From farm networking to Ladysmith light-up

Young Agrarians event aims to link farmers with land Are you a…

  • Nov 22, 2018

Lake Cowichan Fire Department honours long serving firefighters

Tom Padjen retires, and Callsen, Smith, and Johnson’s contributions are celebrated

Holiday Market at Lake Cowichan draws big crowd of shoppeers

Great weather and a hockey tournament at the sports arena next door…

Adair a newcomer to Chemainus at 104 years old

Not many people her age relocate, but she also just had a knee replacement a year ago

Coming up in Cowichan: Child sex tafficking talk; Voices from the Watershed

Duncan church hosting speaker on child sex trafficking in B.C. On Wednesday,…

  • Nov 20, 2018

First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season

Lake Flashback: Youbou pre-election scuffle, Lake Cowichan’s 50th anniversary plans, and byelection for Area F

Howls from developer, concerns about book, and annoyance from the province: just a day at the Lake

Lexi Bainas column: A Little of This and A Little of That

From garbage bears to fundraising for the Duckpond, and everything in between

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

Battle of Hong Kong focus of talk in honour of Remembrance Day

Guest speaker Gerry Tuppert, B.C. regional director of Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association

  • Nov 13, 2018

VIDEO: Cadets, Legion members, general public place white crosses on veterans’ graves

The ceremony of placing a white cross on the grave of a veteran unites communities

Vancouver Island remembers

Important stories shared as Islanders salute those who made the greatest sacrifice

  • Nov 10, 2018

Sunrise and sunset events in Duncan Nov. 11 remember the end of the First World War

You can get up early and hear the pipers or enjoy the bells at supper time. Or both

Lake Flashback: Suprising legal move, pranks net time in pokey, and voters give candidates a pass

Halloween a wild time in the late 1970s; voters in 1993 weren’t in a bother about the election

Coming up in Cowichan: 1st Holiday Bazaar; Cops, Pops, and Pizza; museum fundraiser

Clements Centre holding first annual Holiday Bazaar The Clements Centre is holding…

  • Nov 8, 2018

Remembering Northern B.C.’s Flying Tigers

The legend of World War Two pilots Albert and Cedric Mah, as told by their daughters