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Fundraising venture underway for girl injured in 2016 knife attack

Janelle Guyatt still enduring surgery to repair nerve damage two and a half years later

Lake Cowichan 75th birthday group in limbo as it waits on council cash decision

The group is hoping for about $4,000 from the Town of Lake Cowichan in a couple of ways

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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

Price at Vancouver Island pumps not expected to decrease until after Boxing Day

Closure of US pipeline, weather affected barges are factors in the fluctuating price

More wind storms to hit Vancouver Island, expected to taper off for Christmas Day

Another special weather statement in effect for evening of Dec. 19

North Cowichan warns localized flooding expected in some areas this winter

Flood protection system contains some natural gaps

  • Dec 18, 2018

Descoteau’s mother, girlfriend reflect on tribulations of murder trial

Friends a strong support system in getting through testimony details

Two men caught trying to steal thousands in merchandise from Duncan Canadian Tire

RCMP got a call from the store manager who was watching live footage of one man inside the store.

  • Dec 17, 2018

Superintendent search begins as Allen prepares to leave SD79 after four years

He’s brought change and a world-view to delivering education in the Cowichan Valley, colleagues say

Robert Barron column: Universal child care good for families, and society

I’m pleased that the province is stepping in to start providing $10-per-day childcare spaces

Operation Popcorn visits Cowichan District Hospital

Transplant patient thanks workers for gift of life

New wind warning for most of Vancouver Island

Forecasters are calling for strong winds up to 90km/h for some areas

  • Dec 14, 2018