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North Cowichan’s plan for Bell McKinnon wins award

Plan recognized for excellence in policy planning

  • May 13, 2019

From Stranger to board director: a year in the life of a Chamber member

When Karen Bresler relocated from Vancouver to the Cowichan Valley last May,…

  • May 12, 2019
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Lake Cowichan Minor Baseball strikes back
Fire on Mt. Sicker May 9
Locally organized Day of Mourning ceremony held at Lake Cowichan April 28, 2019
Minor baseball back at Lake Cowichan council with shopping list

Red Arrow teams up with Victoria HarbourCats

The new beer will be called HarbourCats Ballpark Blonde

Duncan overdose prevention site working at capacity, workers say during open house

Site has seen more than 31,000 clients since it opened in 2017

Cowichan youth to strike against climate change

“Strike for Action” will take place on May 17 in Duncan City Square

Mill Bay woman wants clotheslines allowed in her strata

“Why is it that I don’t see any clotheslines in this area?”

VIDEO: Lake Cowichan minor baseball wants changes to new ballfields

Rees, Wise come to Lake Cowichan council with a big shopping list

UPDATE: Fire crews clear of scene of Mt. Sicker brush fire in Cowichan Valley

We are looking at about a half a hectare in size — about 150 by 200 [feet].”

Cowichan gets $73K in wildfire funding

North Cowichan and CVRD receives a total of $73,000 for programs

  • May 9, 2019

Darcy Hoff takes over as principal of Cowichan Secondary on Aug. 1

Moving south from the Nanaimo district, Hoff excels in making a community around his school

Business notes: Painting century old Providence Farm in Cowichan not your typical job

Randy Gauthier has tackled a number of large and challenging projects in his painting career.

Lake Cowichan town council revisiting decision to limit parking at Lakeview Park

Previous discussion followed presentation by Roy Sandsmark, who lives at Point Ideal, near the park.

Dispute over E&N rail line headed to court May 13

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation wants rail land back

False 911 calls taking up valuable police time in Cowichan

More than 1,000 received by local RCMP in 2018

Rainbow flag will fly over North Cowichan

Flag will fly at municipal hall on May 17 and the month of June

North Cowichan tax increase finally set at 2.95 per cent

Average home will see $49 in increased taxes in 2019

UPDATE: Murder charge laid in man’s weekend death in Duncan

27-year-old suspect arrested at scene

  • May 6, 2019