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Crofton fire chief recounts details of Maple Mountain wildfire

One year later: vivid recollections of a hard-fought battle with huge support

Chemainus Road corridor project details revealed

Municipality’s plans include many bells and whistles

Island Health no longer testing water at popular Vancouver Island beaches

Municipalities were warned last summer but some have yet to take on the responsibility

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
Lake Cowichan mayor, council determined to keep town water supply safe

Duncan considers flashing lights at busy crosswalk

Crosswalk located at intersection of Canada Avenue and Station Street considered “risky”

Construction noise has Maple Bay couple fuming

North Cowichan says noise part of building process

Something for everyone at Lake Cowichan’s 75th anniversary party

By mid-August, Sunfest 2019 will have come and gone but that doesn’t…

Escaped emu rounded up by RCMP, Animal Control in Chemainus

Agitated animal eventually secured by officers after resisting arrest

Mesachie fire department humbled after community effort builds Truck 43

For the first time in its 70-year history the Mesachie Lake Volunteer…

Police respond to assault reports

Both cases under investigation

  • Aug 13, 2019

No major injuries in three-vehicle crash on TCH at Cowichan Way

Traffic on TCH reduced to one lane

  • Aug 13, 2019

Lake Cowichan slo-pitch tourney sure to be a hit

Batter up! Come one come all to the greatest game on grass…

Efforts begin to convert Kingzett Lake into a park

Victoria radio announcer begins initiative with petition

Many residents skeptical of plan to leave contaminated soil on site

Sonia Furstenau encourages people to write environment ministry with concerns

Clear your calendar and get ready for our 75th birthday party on Aug. 17-18 in Lake Cowichan

With logger sports, skydivers, special guests, kids fun, entertainment and more, it’s a busy weekend

Peninsula Co-op to match Cowichan Hospice House donations

The Co-op wants to match all donations up to $50,000 up until Aug. 30.

Cowichan Mountie, paramedics among 2019 Tour de Rock riders

Const. Lyons started showing a keen interest in taking part in the Tour de Rock almost immediately

The fabulous felines of Facebook

Aug. 8 has come and gone and with it, the official International…

Bute Island open to public as newest CVRD regional park

The island can now be visited by residents and visitors to the Cowichan Valley

Church leading charge to bring family to Canada

Pakastani family persecuted for their faith

Hearing into mental state of accused in murder case continues in Duncan

John charged with second-degree murderin death of Derek Descoteau