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Motor circuit expansion proposal to go to public hearing

North Cowichan gives applications third readings at packed meeting

Firefighters can’t burn down houses anymore, so they need a training facility

In the old days, everyone gathered to watch a ‘practice fire’, safety regulations won’t allow that now

Business notes: Realtor steps up to sponsor young dancers

Christine Ryan, a Realtor with Sotheby’s International Realty, knows what it takes…

Woman thought she’d die trapped in her backyard shed

Jessica McCauley kept her cool and worked her way out

Vancouver Island rainbow crosswalk covered in mysterious black substance

Black substance spilled intentionally near Qualicum Beach school and difficult to remove

Youbou Regatta 2019 continues tradition of family fun on the water

See the fun, read all the results here

  • Aug 20, 2019
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Large audience turns out to special North Cowichan meeting
100 Houses folks ask for playground update
Catalyst explains what it plans to do about pumping over Lake Cowichan weir this year
Sod-turning at Cowichan Hospice House joyful occasion

CVRD wants feds to take closer look at freighter anchorages

Board concerned about pollution and lack of oversight

Decision on the mental fitness of Colin John expected on Aug. 23

John charged with second-degree murder

  • Aug 20, 2019

Tour to demonstrate mobile-seed cleaner to visit

Event scheduled for Aug. 23 at the Cowichan Agricultural Seed Hub

  • Aug 19, 2019

Police seek tips in 2015 death of Brown

Four years has passed since the body of Penelakut Island teen was discovered

Lack of consultation on Chemainus Road corridor project irks business owners, residents

Surprise expressed over change to anticipated North Cowichan plans

Lack of consultation on Chemainus Road corridor project irks business owners, residents

Surprise expressed over change to anticipated North Cowichan plans

World’s largest hockey stick getting new lights

New lighting system can change colours and patterns

  • Aug 17, 2019

Driver airlifted after head-on crash on TCH in Duncan Friday

Two people were seriously injured in a head-on crash on the TCH in Duncan yesterday night.

Public advised to stay out of the water at Fuller Lake Beach

Tests indicate bacteriological counts exceeding acceptable limits

  • Aug 16, 2019

Duncan’s Station Street Park may get a makeover

City of Duncan looks to make park more accessible

VIDEO: Quw’utsun Inter Tribal Pow Wow attracts big crowds

Families, friends gather to celebrate First Nations culture in Duncan