Lexi Bainas

BC budget debate sees Furstenau take up the cudgels on childcare issue

She's had a chance to suggest some of the policy, now it's time to see it implemented

BC Culture Days calls for entries for ambassador program

Are you ready to be an ambassador?

VIDEO: Valley performers are heading out to tread the boards all over the place this summer

We've got lots of delicious bits of news for you this week, all about our local talent, too.

Cowichan Valley Film Fest starts Saturday at VIU Cowichan Campus

The Cowichan Valley Film Festival hits the screen at VIU's Cowichan Campus on Saturday, Feb. 24 starting at 6 p.m.

VIDEO: Adage Dancers show their skills in Winter Highlights show

With everything from hip hop to ballet, the evening offered something for every taste.

VIDEO: Harpists, cellist on show in pair of events this weekend.

Music lovers, cellists, and harpists, lend us your ears!

Why not take that first step tonight and try singing with a choir

With a supportive atmosphere, it's a surprisingly energizing experience

Lake Cowichan police, town, firefighters working on squatter problem

Derelict or boarded up buildings are leading officials to take a team approach to solutions

VIDEO: Rundown town hall needs fixup fast councillors say

Sweater clad employees must brave leaking roof, too, mayor says.

Cowichan writer pens children’s novel, ‘The Mysterious Ledge’

It's been more than two decades in the works but the dream of publishing his book has now come true

Felton sings at Sylvan on Saturday

Zander Felton, a Valley baritone on the way up, is hoping to share a great evening

VIDEO: Duncan Showroom tries Gofundme to buy building

There's a chance to buy the building if the Duncan Showroom can step up soon

Column: Superb effort behind the scenes keeps Cowichan Music Festival rolling

Marshalling thousands of performers is just a part of the work done by a group of great volunteers

VIDEO: Large Cowichan crowd marches in support of missing, murdered aboriginal people

Members of several First Nations are joined by friends and supporters in walk through Duncan

Lake Cowichan to host BC Summer Games opening ceremonies

There will be 3,700 participants coming to the region, 2,800 athletes.

VIDEO: Cowichan Lake joins march for missing, murdered aboriginal people

From as far as the Pacheedaht territory, they travelled to Duncan to walk to make concerns know

VIDEO: Red dresses in Duncan reminder cases still unsolved

They are still missing but to families and friends, they and their stories are not forgotten

Chemainus Theatre’s ‘Once’ will steal your heart

The surprise is that the two people involved are brought together by a love of music

Broadway to big bands on tap in Crofton in February

Check out the Osborne Bay pub on Sunday afternoon's for Pat's House of Jazz

Column: Who doesn’t love to sing along with the ‘Sound of Music’?

"I Have Confidence you'll find Something Good as we say So Long, Farewell to our ancient kitchen stove"