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Grade 12 Frances Kelsey student dies in highway crash near Shawnigan Lake

Grade 12 Frances Kelsey student dies in highway crash near Shawnigan Lake

The crash happened at an intersection near Butterfield Road
Cowichan Lake-area property owners score big win on assessments

Cowichan Lake-area property owners score big win on assessments

A total of $10.5 million in property reductions achieved
Business notes: Tiptons Gas Bar in Lake Cowichan to close

Business notes: Tiptons Gas Bar in Lake Cowichan to close

The lateste from the Cowichan business community
Rogue ‘island’ spotted drifting on Quamichan Lake

Rogue ‘island’ spotted drifting on Quamichan Lake

Large object identified as floating vegetation
CVRD expected to lower tax increase after tax revolt at budget meeting

CVRD expected to lower tax increase after tax revolt at budget meeting

Increase for 2024 now in the 16% range, down from 19.33%
Duncan’s budget for 2024 now calling for a 7.54% tax increase

Duncan’s budget for 2024 now calling for a 7.54% tax increase

Final adoption set for March 4
Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Sooke

Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Sooke

Crash closes West Coast Road in Sooke, detour in effect
Affordable-housing project for vulnerable people planned for Festubert Street in Duncan

Affordable-housing project for vulnerable people planned for Festubert Street in Duncan

Initiative spearheaded by Cowichan Housing Association and Cowichan Tribes
Public warned after reports of men stopping, trying to get into cars in Maple Bay

Public warned after reports of men stopping, trying to get into cars in Maple Bay

Police investigating
City of Duncan plans to move quickly to reduce carbon emissions in new builds

City of Duncan plans to move quickly to reduce carbon emissions in new builds

Province is mandating all new buildings be zero carbon by 2030