Elodie Adams

Town delegation attending conference on electoral boundary change

Lake Cowichan mayor and council are not in favour of the proposed readjustment of the south Vancouver Island federal electoral boundaries.

CVRD looking to adopt new curbside collection

CVRD is looking to adopt a new garbage and recycle collection plan for all of its electoral areas.

Fire department given go ahead to raise funds for river rescue boat

Council gives support, in principle,to the fundraising efforts of the LCFD for the eventual purchase of a 12 foot Zodiac rescue boat

Town wants more public input before scratching out a bylaw

Where does your food come from? Raising chickens is part of knowing just that. Families can grows a lot of their own food.

Many show up to look and admire at car show

Polished up and ready to roll, classic cars owned by various automobile enthusiasts from around Vancouver Island, packed the parking lots

Put Terry Fox Run on your list

Retreads Hiking Group, in partnership with Cowichan Lake Recreation, will be breathing life into the Lake Cowichan Terry Fox Run.

Skutz Falls volunteer fire department to the rescue

When a field fire broke out at the top of Heger Crescent near Skutz Falls two neighbourhood youth seemed to know exactly what to do.

Trial run for ArtistFest event in Honeymoon Bay

Vancouver Island ArtistFest premiered last year in Victoria and ventured to the wilds of Honeymoon Bay in search of a larger venue

We are a dirty bunch

I got thinking about the amount of waste we create as a society and as individuals on a daily basis.

HBCS serving up blackberry pies to community

Honeymoon Bay Blackberry Festival is set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Honeymoon Bay Market, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m

Museum vandals strike again

Kaatza Museum displays were hit yet again by vandals in the early part of last week.

Volunteers collect over a ton of garbage from river

Cowichan Lake and River Stewards members and others from the community and around Vancouver Island, kicked off its 4th Annual River Clean-up

Build-a-kit to prepare for the worst

Until Aug. 26, the Canadian Red Cross has joined forces with Walmart Canada to raise funds for disaster preparedness response.

Drivers, get some road sense

We are nearing the end of summer and still have one more long weekend to go before school begins.

B.C. Masters returns to Lake Cowichan for annual road race for cyclists

On Aug. 18, cyclists from all over Vancouver Island and B.C. came to Lake Cowichan to participate in an Australian Pursuit style road race.

Lawn ornament bandit raids local gardens

Lake Cowichan resident Johanna Phillips, woke to discover that her laughing Buddha garden ornament had been stolen from her front lawn.

Local Appollos Tournament cancelled after 30 years

After 30 years of organizing the Appollos Slo-pitch Tournament, Mayor Ross Forrest has decided to hang up his glove, so to speak.

Back to school shopping on a budget

The countdown to Tuesday, Sept. 4, the beginning of a new school year, has begun.

B.C. Hockey Officiating camp is just where these kids want to spend a week of their summer holiday

Three Lake Cowichan kids took part in the B.C. Hockey Officiating School at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena this past week.

1/2 Cutz Tournament helps strike out expenses for cancer afflicted families in the Cowichan Valley

Six teams were formed for the annual 1/2 Cutz tournament, a two day event to raise funds for Cowichan Valley families