Local News

BC Ferries adds extra and late night summer sailings

Seasonal adjustments to sailing times also in effect on many routes

North Cowichan councillor wants more regional control of B.C.’s forests

North Cowichan councillor wants recommendation sent to UBCM

Graduating Cowichan Secondary School student gets $5,000 towards new car

Jared Lammi attended more than 80 per cent of classes this year

Sangha goes to trial in Duncan in confinement case in January

The case of Kehar Garry Sangha is scheduled to go before the…

  • Jun 14, 2019

Off-duty Mountie runs into trouble at Maple Bay mailbox

One of the large Canada Post doors that covered the front of the mailbox had been opened

video
Colourful new mural at Whippletree Junction celebrates Cowichan Valley's Chinese heritage
Forestry protest at North Cowichan offices
Steps Ahead Performing @ Home XVI visits 'Our Island'
Lake Cowichan Minor Baseball strikes back

Tonya Kilmer fighting to block release of coroner’s report

Fears revealing exactly how Ben Kilmer took his life will have traumatic affect on her two children

Province to pay for Lake Cowichan youngster’s medical treatment

Lake Cowichan toddler only one in B.C. diagnosed with CLN2 Batten disease

LAKE FLASHBACK: Lake Days, Lady of the Lake and Laura Harris

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Sarah Simpson has been combing through old…

Woman dies in Shawnigan Lake rollover

RCMP still looking for more information in single-vehicle crash

Police warn of counterfeit money being passed in the Cowichan Valley

Money has security features that even include holographs

  • Jun 13, 2019

Debris pile spontaneously combusts at Maple Bay construction site

A large pile of land-clearing debris caught fire at a construction site…

Lake Cowichan council eyes next phases of Centennial Park project

The town has budgeted about $100,000 for work there

Business notes: Island Ford helps continue to build The Hub

In May, Island Ford representatives arrived with a cheque for $5,000 donation.

Cowichan Bay rallies to help one of its own

Jody Williams and Anita Laminman are a popular pair in the Cowichan Bay.

Sahtlam firefighter loses home to blaze

By the next morning heavy machinery was brought in to demolish what remained

Cowichan looking at Stage 2 water restrictions as Level 3 drought declared

The B.C. government has announced a Level 3 drought rating for Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands

Duncan police see rash of thefts from vehicles

In most of the cases the thieves had it easy as the doors were left unlocked.