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Advisory group recommends raising weir to prevent dry-up of Cowichan River

Increasimg height of weir among recommendations

Labour pains: cheap help is hard to find on Vancouver Island

Big Read: high demand for workers, lack of affordable living mean imperfect storm for businesses

False info going around about amalgamation of Duncan and North Cowichan

Munro Thompson Communications talks of taxes, financial implications

Smart technology bridge proposed to cross Saanich Inlet

Meant to offer alternative to crossing Malahat

Orcas chase porpoise
Lake Cowichan should move now on attainable housing: March
Tiny house project showcased at LCS
D-Day is remembered at Duncan Cenotaph on June 6

Whales hunting porpoises thrill tourists

Pod spotted hunting porpoises near Pender Island

Protecting bears a public duty, conservation officer says

“It’s definitely scary,” she said with a chuckle. “I’m used to the cute little deer in the yard.”

Business notes: Thrift Town moves to new location

The main reason is because the thrift store had outgrown its old, smaller location.

VIDEO: Naming ballfields leads the way to new future for Centennial Park

A big crowd watches as decades of waiting for new ballfields for Lake Cowichan draws to a close

Montreal students on exchange trip in the Valley

14 students visit from Ecole Rudolph Steiner de Montreal

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Duncan apartment fire caused by candles: fire chief

After a week of investigating a fire at Parkland Apartment, experts have determined the cause

Duncan mayor says ‘no’ to amalgamation

Phil Kent believes “much deeper” conversation on issue needed

Bicyclists descend on Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit for fundraiser

“Light on PTSD” organization raises money and awareness of trauma

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Cowichan community meetings on affordable housing this month

First one on June 6 in Mill Bay

  • Jun 11th, 2018

Wee Chip Cowichan takes on Scotch broom

Business plans larger erdication campaign next year