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Trauma-focused yoga program comes to Duncan

The Reaching Out With Yoga project is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Lake Cowichan council briefs

Lake Cowichan will be able to see how many people voted for and against the affordable housing

Get free transit on election day in Cowichan

Free transit on general voting day within the Cowichan Valley

Community paramedic program filling health care gap at Cowichan Lake

Mike Wright says he is serving people one-on-one as well as in groups

Ucluelet fears orca protection could shut down fisheries

“I beg you to start a process to put a stick in the wheels and slow these people down.”

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Alison Nicholson, candidate for Area E
Murray McNab, candidate for Area H, CVRD
Sierra Acton is running for area director of Shawnigan Lake
Christopher Justice for North Cowichan

Business notes: Hair at 60 Queens does its part for the homeless

This is the third year that Hair at 60 Queens has participated in the annual event

Demolition of derelict buildings begins in Lake Cowichan

It’s taken a long time to accomplish but demolition is underway or finished at several sites

Affordable housing project proposed for Duncan

Coun. Tom Duncan to table a notice of motion

The Final Countdown in North Cowichan

Who will be the Mayor and Councillors after Oct. 20 vote?

Conservation officers investigate four elk shot and abandoned on Vancouver Island

Leaving harvestable game meat in the field is a punishable offence

Cleanup of garbage dumped by Cowichan River nets 1,000 needles

Spotting debris the day before, they went out Oct. 11 to clean it up. Another cleanup is scheduled

Bike to Work Week morphs into GoByBike in Cowichan

Don’t just ride to work, ride everywhere

Duncan play faces challenges even before first performance as thieves strike

Thefts hamper Deathtrap days before opening at Mercury Theatre

Voters get earful from all candidates at Lake Cowichan meeting

During two-hour session, hopefuls for mayor and council stated accomplishments, plans

Island pot smokers won’t be allowed to light up on the ski hill

Mount Washington maintains smoke-free policy in light of marijuana legalization

Dave Fast looks to future for Cowichan Bay in run for Area D seat

They want safer walkways, a community space for events and better parking in the Bay

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Fall-ing for unseasonably warm weather on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada forecast calls for sunshine through weekend

East side Malahat community say new turnaround increases risk of collision

New turnaround’s poor sight lines and high speed of oncoming traffic leave drivers feeling unsafe