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Seniors learn governmental ins and outs

Seniors learn governmental ins and outs

There’s lots to know about provincial and federal government programs and services.
Spring cleaning in Lake Cowichan

Spring cleaning in Lake Cowichan

Ambassadors represent Cowichan Lake in Washington

Ambassadors represent Cowichan Lake in Washington

Thank you, Great Lake Walk volunteers

Thank you, Great Lake Walk volunteers

To drum up some early interest, and to thank volunteers of the past and present, Great Lake Walk organizers held a customer appreciation cake-cutting in front of Lake Cowichan’s Country Grocer, Saturday, April 16.
From the military to Cowichan Lake Recreation programming

From the military to Cowichan Lake Recreation programming

After spending 23 years in the military, newcomer to town John Cummings has been named Cowichan Lake Recreation’s new programmer.

Starving for others

A group of 25 fund-raising Lake Cowichan Secondary School students gathered $1,200 for World Vision, earlier this month.
Palsson Elementary School students wow audience with musical theatre

Palsson Elementary School students wow audience with musical theatre

Months of hard work paid off at Palsson Elementary School, Tuesday, April 12, when students put on two great performances of “Sing Your Own Song;” a musical play written by the school’s music teacher Theo Lassche.

Lots written about Cowichan Lake history

The most recent book written about the Cowichan Lake area was authored by Bill Gibson, whose highly interesting and meticously researched book, Rails to Roads and the Million Dollar Camp – The Story of Gordon River, is now in its second printing. Released in February (see February Gazette article), it sold out soon after.
Unique art piece wins award

Unique art piece wins award

Breathing new life into older art pieces, local artist Trudy Kungold Ammann received an Award of Honour during the Cowichan Valley Arts Council’s 41st Fine Art Show, earlier this month.
More competition for soap box racers

More competition for soap box racers

With snowy images of the not-so-distant past still fresh in Cowichan Lake area residents’ minds, a youth group was on-hand last weekend to remind people of the excitement associated with racing down Stone Avenue in hand-built soap box racers.