Lexi Bainas

1,000 needles pulled from Cowichan River

Duncan area cleanup project nets three huge truckloads of garbage

VIDEO: Ballet Kelowna brings steamy story, A Streetcar Named Desire, to Island

Okanagan ballet company brings a classic tale to the Cowichan Valley

Cobble Hill’s Jim Decker lands three top photography awards

During an exciting photo trip to Yap in Micronesia, local man takes top place in three classes

Protesters get the ear of Cowichan Tribes with attempted blockade

They didn’t close anything down but they did get to talk for an hour about their concerns

18-year-old Chemainus man killed in Jeep crash

North Cowichan/ Duncan RCMP are investigating following Hillcrest crash

UPDATE: 2 men killed within 2 days in separate crashes in Hillcrest area west of Duncan

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP, coroners office, investigating following two crashes last weekend

Two fire departments called out to deal with bush fire near Cowichan River

The half-hectare fire is located in an area of brush and trees and smoke is widespread

VIDEO: ‘Glorious’ at the Chemainus Theatre tells the story of the worst singer in the world

Socialite Florence Foster Jenkins was the darling of NYC even though her singing was terrible

Bear country: Officials want Lake Cowichan to bear down

Conservation officers preaching bear-smart behaviour due to about 100 calls a year from region

Volunteers walking dry creeks to save salmon fry

Conservation efforts battling Mother Nature’s dry heat in Cowichan

‘Grease’ becomes Chemainus Theatre’s most-watched show ever

Summer visitors and Cowichan Valley residents agree sold-out Grease is the word

VIDEO: Laketown Ranch at Lake Cowichan welcomes the summer’s final Shakedown Aug. 31 to Sept. 2

There are three days of great entertainment, camping, and fun on offer over Labour Day weekend

River cleanup big success for Cowichan Lake and River friends

Although river garbage is decreasing, support for event is strong

Motorsport Circuit opens its doors for 7th annual Vancouver Island Motor Gathering Aug. 26

A fabulous mix of vehicles will be on display in Duncan for car fans and their families to enjoy

VIDEO: Jason Aldean to headline Sunfest country music festival 2019 in Lake Cowichan

Eric Church winds up 2018 festiveal with super show on Aug. 5

Island dancer Vance Driver headed to international event in China

$750,000 in cash awaits the winning team

Huge crowd celebrates Sunfest opening night with Canyon, Pritchett in Lake Cowichan

Plenty to enjoy as Sunfest Country Music Festival opened, and lots of folks came out to do so