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Lake Cowichan 2020 in review – conclusion

What were your top stories from 2020?

Sarah Simpson column: Snowballs fights and dead spiders

Even if it doesn't end up how we hope, it's the trying that matters most.

BCAFN condems racism against Cowichan Tribes after COVID-19 outbreak

"Any one of us could do everything right and still catch the virus": Regional Chief Terry Teegee.

Classes cancelled for Mount Prevost students today

Second school fire in five days for North Cowichan schools

Cowichan Valley school fires deemed suspicious

Two fires in one week

Name on the egg carton not what it seems, cautions Cowichan producer

"Island" eggs may come from Manitoba, Woike says

Wind storm batters Cowichan Valley, southern Vancouver Island

Many BC Hydro customers without power

Cowichan Valley kindergarten registration begins Jan. 18

Lottery system may be used for in-demand French and nature schools

Sarah Simpson Column: The little things are the big things

How's that for a community hero?

Cowichan Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Reports of an employee of a local supermarket testing positive for Coronavirus have been confirmed.

Malahat First Nation members ordered to shelter in place

The Malahat Nation has followed Cowichan Tribes's lead and activated a Shelter in Place order for its members.

RCMP helicopter circles Duncan Friday for property crime investigation

An RCMP helicopter flew in circles around Duncan's core Friday mid-day while the sirens of firetrucks blared as trucks rushed to a call downtown.

Serenity Now! Richie Valley debuts third LP dubbed Apollonian

Apollonian means "serene, calm, or well-balanced; poised & disciplined"

Snuneymuxw woman goes public with COVID-19 diagnosis to keep others safe

A warning to all that the virus is here, and a call for compassion over stigmatization

Sarah Simpson column: Keep coming back with love

It wasn't the 50-person wedding they'd wanted, but you know what? It was all they needed.

Year in Review: Water under the bridge: February flood seems so long ago

It's hard to believe that it even happened this year, but there was massive flooding in the Cowichan Valley at the start of 2020 — big enough to be an early candidate for Story of the Year.

UPDATED: One person dead, more injured, displaced as fire guts North Cowichan apartment units

Residents dazed as fire rips through apartment building