Lexi Bainas

Poultry on parade in Shawnigan Lake as wild turkeys take a stroll

Roving resident flock has become a village staple in south-Island community

Duncan’s Silver Bridge safety updates finished

Cleanup will take until mid-January though

Duncan’s BC Forest Discovery Centre smacked hard in December windstorm

“We’ll rebuild!” says Centre manager Chris Gale, calling for an increase in memberships and donations

Sooke Bluegrass festival relocates to Laketown Ranch at Lake Cowichan

The big venue at Lake Cowichan adds another jewel to its crown with new event June 14-16

UPDATED: 28,000 to 29,000 without power in Cowichan Valley; more winds expected

Roads closed, trees down, no estimated time for power to be restored

VIDEO: Newcomers join favourites in rounding out Sunfest’s amazing lineup for 2019

The Washboard Union, Cody Johnson, Mitchell Tenpenny, Aaron Goodvin: it just gets better and better

VIDEO: Expansive Christmas village is a labour of love for Youbou couple

Donna and Dennis Jones are sharing the joy of their collection with this public display

VIDEO: Maren Morris, Kip Moore, Terri Clark, Randy Houser, and Michael Ray join lineup for Sunfest 2019

From the first moment the music starts Thursday to the last note Sunday, Sunfest’s going to be rolling out the country

VIDEO: ‘Teddy’s Trial’ adjourned until Dec. 4 to give Joe time to get new lawyer

Lawyer leaving for personal reasons led to postponement of pre-trial conference in Duncan

VIDEO: CBC Radio’s hit show ‘This is That’ on its farewell tour

Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring send up the earnest current affairs program in Victoria and Duncan

‘Little Women’ brings a joyous story to Chemainus for the holiday season

Follow the stories of Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy in a musical version of the timeless classic

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