Lake Cowichan Gazette

Major retrofit planned for Mesachie Lake fire hall

CVRD applies for $350,000 federal grant


Prominent Lake Cowichan businessman Jim Neiser dead at 63

Lake Cowichan Mayor Bob Day said the long-time laker will be missed.


Editorial: Time to knuckle down on COVID precautions

It would be foolish to think that we have not had any COVID cases in Cowichan until now

  • Jan 21, 2021


Lake Cowichan daycare closes for 10 days due to COVID-19 exposure

A client at Creative Angels Daycare came in contact with someone who tested positive

Lake Cowichan 2020 in review – conclusion

What were your top stories from 2020?

Mary Lowther column: Garden additions at request of staff

I'll sow the catnip in flats on the seed table inside

  • Jan 16, 2021

New well provides fresh water in Youbou

Well expected to meet community's needs for years

  • Jan 15, 2021

Mary Lowther column: Gardening is easier with a plan

Since we're moving the garden to another property down the road, I'm adapting my garden plan.

  • Jan 9, 2021

Heavy rain brings flooding to Lake Cowichan

Town hands out sandbags to concerned citizens

Mary Lowther column: Trying out witloof chicory for winter salads

Some witloof chicory is grown for the chicons that develop during winter

  • Jan 2, 2021

New year starts with a bang for Lake Cowichan residents

Reports of a possible explosion and potential fire

UPDATE: Missing woman found safe; man remains missing from Lake Cowichan

Cory Harrington last seen on Dec. 11; Jody Anderson missing since Dec. 22

  • Dec 28, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Still eating from the garden in December!

Hardy herbs like parsley and rosemary sit on a sunny shelf in an unheated room

  • Dec 26, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Kale has long history, and long list of nutrients

Egyptians ate it, 4,000 year old Chinese pottery contains fossilized kale remnants

  • Dec 19, 2020

Environmental group calls on province to preserve old-growth forests

Points to clear cutting along Haddon Creek as shocking

  • Dec 14, 2020

Three more poached elk found in the Lake Cowichan area

Number of illegally killed elk in area now at 10

Mary Lowther column: Time to organize for next year’s seed

We should know what we already have in stock and calculate if they're still viable.

  • Dec 12, 2020