James Goldie

Year in Review: Sunfest, woman found, elk tangled in summer

July through September saw lots to see and do at the Lake

Year in Review: Pumps, deer shooting, fentanyl

October through December were busy months at Cowichan Lake in 2016

Year in Review: Orphan bear cub, plane on road

2016 was off to a good start for proponents of Sunfest’s bid to relocate the festival

Lake Flashback: Night hunting, tree cut reduction, dog catcher

Safety concerns are being raised by wildlife groups following a recent ruling by the B.C. Supreme Court exonerating two hunters

Year in Review: Goodbyes and new faces in spring

April got off to a rocky (or at least dusty) start for residents in Youbou

James Goldie bids a fond farewell to Gazette

One year ago I was driving to Lake Cowichan for the first time ever.

Lake Cowichan Nation gets funding for energy projects

Earlier this month, the government announced it will provide LCFN with $30,000 to prepare an energy plan

Art of the razor: new barbershop in Lake Cowichan

“Now, if you can shave the fuzz off a peach without ripping the skin, you’re going to be fine.”

13-year-old learns radio on the Lake Cowichan airwaves

As 2016 draws to a close, Radio Cowichan is pleased to announce it has another student DJ who’s taken to the airways

Boys basketball back after eight years with no team

After a several-year hiatus, the Lakers boys basketball team has returned with a bang. On Dec. 15, they gave the team

Storms strike, Ditidaht have plans, fire loss down

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter James Goldie has been combing through old newspapers with the assistance of

Crash course in Christmas sales

The businesswomen and businessmen of the future took their first steps into the marketplace

Turning pages at the Lake: Where to get your secondhand books before Christmas

Do you have a book-lover on your holiday shopping list? Before you head to one of the bookstores out of

Bob Day chosen as CVRD vice chairman

Councillor Bob Day has been re-elected for a second term as vice chairman of the Cowichan

Skutz Falls fire victim needs help

The family of one of Lake Cowichan’s recent fire victims is reaching out to the community for support

New directors promise change for Olson Manor

Some seniors in Lake Cowichan are celebrating not just because it’s a festive time of year but because

Kaatza Museum closing until January

The Kaatza Station Museum and Archives is preparing to go into hibernation for a few weeks, giving its band of

TimberWest adds to tally at Lake toy drive

The Lake Cowichan Fire Department’s annual toy drive and fundraiser has developed such a

Lake Cowichan community helps to solve painting puzzle

Last month the Gazette published a story about a painting of a float house in Youbou that wound up in

Two fires claim two Cowichan Valley homes in two days

Dwellings in Youbou and Skutz Falls were destroyed by flames