Drew McLachlan

Resident raises concerns over handicap parking prior to upgrades

A substantial upgrade is planned for Centennial Park — but could those with mobility issues be left out?

Vancouver Island Motorsport Resort hopes to bring a new kind of tourism to area

300 members being brought to track each year for first phase.

Ts’uubaa-asatx pole raising ceremony postponed

The ceremony will otherwise be unaffected by the delay.

Our Community in Brief – September 2, 2015

The Summer Mini Carnival returns to Youbou this weekend.

Local candidates take on seniors’ issues ahead of election

Senior well-being could prove an important issue in the new riding.

Residents show concern, support at Sunfest meeting

If the CVRD approves of the application, Sunfest could be moving into the neighbourhood next summer.

Maureen Haworth bringing her own brand of gospel to Cowichan Lake

The country gospel singer will be playing five shows in Cowichan Lake.

Music in the Lake: Summer Nights coming to a close

The final performance will feature the Steady Eddies, the Medford Choir and the Good Time Band.

Our Community in Brief – August 26, 2015

The Cowichan Watershed Board is seeking volunteers to join the Lower Cowichan River Cleanup.

Smoky skies advisory issued by Island Health and Ministry of Environment

Advisory reissued as Lizard Lake fire continues to burn.

Mary Batyi crowned one of three BC Ambassadors

The former Lady of the Lake First Princess is once again representing the Cowichan Lake Communities.

Conservative nominee John Koury pulling out of race

Koury endorsing new candidate Martin Baker to take his place in election.

Nine sites, three local, added to CVRD Heritage Register

CVRD hopes register will protect heritage values in the future.

Our Community in Brief – August 19, 2015

Catalyst reduces flow of Cowichan River to 4.5 cubic metres per second.

‘Dynamic’ Lizard Lake fire grows as smoke clears

Pacific Marine Road, located between Port Renfrew and Mesachie Lake, remains closed.

Could Lake Cowichan’s chicken prohibition be coming to an end?

Town council will reopen the discussion on September 8.

River Cleanup volunteer numbers down, but so is garbage

Kaatza Museum given train wheels found during the Cowichan River Cleanup.

Town council supports Island-wide trails project moving forward

Tourism Vancouver Island initiative aims to boost tourism.

Ts’uubaa-asatx preparing to raise community pole

Ts’uubaa-asatx pole will become a ‘focal point’ for tourism, says Aaron Hamilton.

Smoky sky advisory issued for Lake Cowichan

Lizard Lake fire prompts advisory for the Cowichan Valley and Port Renfrew.