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Who does that? Cowichan’s Brock McLeod, that’s who

Brock and Heather McLeod pioneers of organic farming in the Cowichan Valley

Who does that? Cowichan’s Brock McLeod, that’s who

Brock and Heather McLeod pioneers of organic farming in the Cowichan Valley

Holt Creek Trestle to close for repairs

Alternate route markers will be posted

Two open houses to address Duncan’s opiod crisis

Two open houses will replace postponed opioid meeting

New headmaster for Shawnigan Lake School in 2018

The long-time head of school will be replaced in the summer of 2018 by Richard (Larry) Lamont

The evolution of birthdays, according to an adult

It was my birthday on Tuesday. I'm not officially old yet but next year I will be.

Column: Forced exercise yields unexpected mountainside inspiration

And with that it was settled. Sunday turned into mountain climbing day.

City of Duncan opposed location, but will patrol overdose prevention site

Island Health did not need the City's permission to establish the site

Residents sound alarm as McAdam Park remains a hotbed for drug use

Giant pile of paraphernalia found near dog area

New medical health officer for Cowichan region

Dr. Shannon Waters is Island Health's new representative for the Cowichan region.

New organizer steps up for Duncan Terry Fox run

After a public plea by Terry Fox Foundation staffers, Todd Frykas has stepped up as Duncan's 2017 run coordinator.

Dry Koksilah River threatens fish in Cowichan Valley

The Koksilah River is in trouble, with low flows threatening fish populations.

Two-vehicle crash snarls TCH traffic through Duncan corridor

Traffic was backed up north and southbound on the Trans Canada Highway through the Duncan corridor Tuesday morning after a collision between a small red hatchback and an older grey pickup truck. Both vehicles needed to be towed from the scene. Police and ambulance personnel both attended.

Two-vehicle crash snarls TCH traffic through Duncan corridor

Traffic was backed up north and southbound on the Trans Canada Highway through the Duncan corridor Tuesday morning after a collision between a small red hatchback and an older grey pickup truck. Both vehicles needed to be towed from the scene. Police and ambulance personnel both attended.

Heatwave sparks surge in power usage

BC Hydro says a new electricity consumption record was set on Monday.

September means a school zone safety reminder

Get ready to hit the brakes and be mindful of school zones. The school year is aproaching and with it comes a reminder from the RCMP and its Speed Watch program volunteers to drivers to slow down and be alert.

Former Cow Bay fire chief earns prestigious award

Former Cowichan Bay Fire Rescue chief Dave Ferguson has been honoured with the 2017 Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Lifetime Achievement Award.

Surfrider group wants help cleaning Maple Bay beach

After receiving permission from the municipality of North Cowichan, the folks with Surfrider Vancouver Island are teaming up with neighbours to clean up the beach at Maple Bay.

Duncan Teens arrested after pickup truck theft

Two suspects fled from Mounties in a stolen pickup truck on the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 14 but, citing public safety, officers did not give chase.

Cowichan Lake owners fighting to camp on their land

Owners of properties on Nantree Road aren't going down without a fight, vowing to keep pressure on decision makers until a suitable solution is found to the zoning issues on their lots.