Lexi Bainas

Volunteers already rescuing fry from drying creekbeds around Cowichan Lake

It’s early but already salmon fry are being left high and dry

‘Mamma Mia!’ calling all Dancing Queens to Chemainus Theatre

‘Mamma Mia!’ promises summertime fun with ABBA music, fun and a romantic story

Parents notified of whooping cough case at Duncan gymnastics club

Notice sent out to parents and guardians about pertussis at Duncan Dynamics Gymastics Club

VIDEO: Duncan-Nanaimo’s Funkanometry bow out of ‘World of Dance’ with ‘After Hours’ routine

Judges praised them as entertainers, and urged them to work a bit more on their dancing

VIDEO: Ladysmith carver set to transform majestic old-growth cedar

Luke Marston will transform 15,000-pound cedar log into an ocean-going canoe

VIDEO: Funkanometry makes the cut on ‘World of Dance’

Carlow Rush and Jacksun Fryer are now on to the next level of the $1 million competition.

VIDEO: Snoop Dogg, Incubus, Sublime with Rome, Smash Mouth: Laketown Shakedown will be amazing

It will be party time at Laketown Ranch this Canada Day weekend with a great lineup of talent on tap

Indian Day School students eligible for $10K apiece

Islanders included in settlement package reached with Canada’s federal government

Robyn Gray is new SD 79 superintendent

With a background that includes successful initiatives in early literacy, she’s starting work April 1

Drought fears high, Cowichan Lake already at August lows

Officials asking for early storage measures with lake just 40 per cent full

Chemainus Theatre kicks off 2019 with ‘The Sound of Music’

Even if you have to ‘Climb Every Mountain’, don’t miss this show

Man arrested after woman with infant carjacked in Duncan

Quick work by woman in car led to attempted escape by carjacking man

VIDEO: Canadian icon Matthew Good launching tour on Vancouver Island

Good performing shows in Sidney, Nanaimo, Campbell River, Victoria and Duncan

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

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

1,000 needles pulled from Cowichan River

Duncan area cleanup project nets three huge truckloads of garbage

Chemainus teen, Cowichan man killed in separate fatal accidents

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

18-year-old Chemainus man killed in Jeep crash

North Cowichan/ Duncan RCMP are investigating following Hillcrest crash