Lexi Bainas

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

UPDATE: Missing 77-year-old Barbara Munroe found safe

Shawnigan Lake RCMP are asking public to help find woman

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 is the headliner for Sunfest country music festival 2019 in Lake Cowichan

Eric Church winds up the huge country music festival with a super show Aug. 5

VIDEO: 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

VIDEO: Superstar Eric Church comes to Sunfest Country Music Festival

Lake Cowichan’s Laketown Ranch is the place to be for country music and fun on the long weekend

Vancouver Island woman wakes to find man allegedly breaking into home

It didn’t take long before Cowichan Valley folks were telling their neighbours about scary incident

Couple tries to pass fake $50 and $20 at Duncan’s Big Scoop

Store owner is helping police with photo, description of incident

‘Amazing Race Canada’ competitors face B.C. challenge

They drove Corvettes, mastered falconry basics, and ate blueberry pie in the Cowichan Valley

BC Games opening ceremonies promise to be magical

Features Shane Koyczan and his band, Asani, parade of athletes, and lots more