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‘Gran’pa grew it, says young Stephen Nahirnick as he maintains a tight grip on one of Steve Nahirnick’s Hallowe’en pumpkins. Stephen is son of Jack and Joan Nahirnick and he took the opportunity last week to enjoy splendid autumn weather while perched on grandfather’s knee while the elder Nahirnick was harvesting luxuriant and large garden.’ (Lake News/Oct. 22, 1980)

Flashback: Halloween night full of activities, crime

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“The area’s youth Scouting commissioner Brian Crockett, at the campground on the Bald Mountain Peninsula’s Camp Woodlands Scout/Guide Camp, which saw overnight campers and international radio communication, Saturday, Oct. 16.” (Lake Cowichan Gazette, Oct. 20, 2010/Tyler Clarke photo)

Lake Flashback: Scouting return, fish biting, and election looms

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Stella Ford. (Submitted)

100 years in Cowichan: Stella Fullerton’s story

Stella was 12 years old when their first telephone was installed in the home

  • Oct 17, 2020

 

Old Cemeteries Society members honour Police National Memorial Day in Cowichan

Mainguy’s 114-year-old white marble tablet had become blackened and encrusted with dirt

  • Oct 12, 2020

Flashback: Arena delays, pool meeting and bad news

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Who was Cowichan’s Margaret Moss?

100 years after the centre named for her opened in Duncan, a look at Margaret Moss’s life

  • Oct 10, 2020

Flashback: Trips around the lake, to Japan, and on a dangerous highway

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Flashback: Teddy bears, dinosaurs, cougars, oh my!

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Some surprises in new book about B.C. labour movement

“On the Line” charts history of the union movement back to the 1800s

Flashback: Bad news all around for history’s early Septembers

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25 years later: The water skiing legend on Kalamalka Lake

A group of waterskiers were towed behind a plane on Kalamalka Lake back in 1995

Lake Flashback: A new cop, a new recreation proposal, and maybe a new mill

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Flashback: Summertime fun: Youbou Regatta, toads, and shutdowns

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Lake Flashback: Missing man, thieves and seniors

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Lake Flashback: Logging history, leaks, the EN and more

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30 years after Oka crisis, Kanesatake land claims remain unresolved

Serge Simon, the current Grand Chief of Kanesatake, vividly remembers the events of July 11, 1990