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New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

Coming up in Cowichan: Free genealogy classes

Want to do your family tree? Start at free course Two free…

  • Jan 10, 2019

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

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What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

Mount Brenton Golf course clean-up requires many hands

Volunteers join staff members to work on piling debris

Power of the people on Thetis Island

Many volunteer hands make light work to spread Christmas cheer

  • Jan 9, 2019

Wedding couple brightens dreary December day in Chemainus

New Year’s Eve an anniversary date neither of the Millers are likely to forget

Polar Plunge on Thetis an exhilarating experience

Eight swimmers and a dozen supporters mark the start of 2019 in chilling fashion

Barbershop quartet spreads glee

Dapper-looking guys all tuned up

Coming up in Cowichan: Tree chipping this weekend

Tree chipping events in Valley this weekend Dispose of your Christmas tree…

  • Jan 3, 2019

Keeping New Year’s resolutions a bigger chore than working out

Exercise and nutrition habits need to be formed way before getting to this stage

July 1 in Chemainus

This is the parade scene in 1933

Thetis Island residents celebrate the season in style

Christmas concert features kids, ukuleles, hulas and carols

  • Jan 2, 2019

Community bolsters Neighbourhood House efforts

Donation from Pumpkin Spice Fun Run reaches $1,700 mark

Music trivia proceeds benefit Harvest House food bank

I saw so much food, there was water coming from my eye: Leo Sayer

Memorable Chemainus Valley photos from 2018

Some of the images that left a lasting impression in the community revisited

Christmas at Eaton’s in Duncan was magic

As we approached the store’s wintery façade, my heart nearly burst with curious anticipation.

  • Dec 25, 2018

Santa Baby

Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night…

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday