Local News

First Island baby of 2019 comes from Cowichan Valley

Maverick was born at 12:42 a.m. at Victoria General Hospital

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Cowichan District Hospital fire
Bus fire in Duncan
Town planner talks about new town plan to Lake Cowichan council
Econ Dev's Amy Melmock talks to new Lake Cowichan council

Year in Review: Top 10 Cowichan Citizen Facebook stories of 2018

They weren’t necessarily our biggest stories, but they were the ones that captured the most attention

Year in Review: Search for Ben Kilmer held Cowichan transfixed in 2018

After months of worry, the family of missing Ben Kilmer got tragic news in October

Year in Review: Municipal elections brings new leadership to the Valley

North Cowichan and Duncan have new mayors; CVRD has new chairman

Robert Barron column: Underground power lines have their own issues

But any move to put the lines underground would not be easy, or cheap.

Shawnigan Lake Road closed Saturday afternoon

Road closed at Sooke Lake Road; update expected at 4 p.m.

Two men injured in serious Saturday morning accident near Saltair

One ejected from the vehicle while firefighters use jaws of life to free the other occupant

North Cowichan gives green light to new field house

Project at Cowichan Sportsplex now looking for more funding

Lake Cowichan man dead after accident on Highway 18

Single-vehicle accident occurred on Dec. 27

  • Dec 28, 2018

Tom Walker awarded North Cowichan’s Freedom of the Municipality

Walker only the 11th person to receive award in 145 years

Cowichan Valley one of windstorm’s hardest hit areas

All power expected to be restored by Dec. 27

Business notes: Juice FM masterminds behind Stuff the Truck

As the old radio commentator Paul Harvey used to say, “here’s the rest of the story.”

Lake Cowichan mayor Peters chastised for apparent conflict of interest

Peters argues on behalf of new gas bar being planned for corner of Neva and Cowichan Lake Road

Parkside at Somenos is enthusiastic about affordable childcare project

Parents can use the money they save in many ways to enhance their family’s quality of life