Lake Cowichan Gazette

Mary Lowther column: Some secrets of growing strawberries

What few berries we could pry from their tightly clenched beaks were delicious

  • Sep 25, 2021


Conservation officers rescue entangled elk in Youbou

This is the third one in the region this month


Longtime friendship commemorated by bench in Youbou’s Price Park

George DeLure and Bill Gibson dedicated 20 years to conservation in Cowichan Lake area


Lake Cowichan Kraken’s long-awaited home-opener ends in shootout thriller

Delays only heighten the anticipation for junior B club's debut

CANADA VOTES: Polls now closed in country’s 2021 snap federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Sep 20, 2021

Mary Lowther column: Cold frames extend the gardening season

A cold frame is a solid structure that can sit over crops to extend their lives

  • Sep 18, 2021

Backyard hens legally take up residency in Lake Cowichan

Decades-old battle finally ends, chickens legal in Lake Cowichan backyards

Mary Lowther column: Grapes: small footprint, limited maintenance

I want to take them with me, which poses a propagation problem

  • Sep 11, 2021

Better late than never: improvements to Youbou’s Mile 77 Park celebrated

Adams family funded picnic shelter; Forest Cooperative sponsored waterfront efforts

Lake Cowichan Fire Department recruiting heroes

Apply today for the fall member intake

Mary Lowther column: Think spring is the busiest garden season? Try August

The 80 fruit trees David bought with abandon keep sending out countless shoots that need pruning

  • Sep 4, 2021

Float plane crashes into Cowichan Lake

The pilot was "very lucky from the sounds of it"

Lake Cowichan riverside business says rowdy tubers deterring customers

Long-time customers at Greendale Riverside Cabins say they won't return

Fundraisers being held to assist Lake Cowichan’s Kristal Mayo and family

Long-time community volunteer has undergone emergency brain surgery

Ts’uubaa-asatx’s development plans move forward at Cowichan Lake

Ts'uubaa-asatx First Nation strives for self sufficiency

Mary Lowther Column: The wonders of corn nixtamilization

A more varied diet corrected this deficiency but nixtamalization didn't catch on

  • Aug 28, 2021

Mary Lowther column: Potatoes have unfairly gotten a bad rap

It always feels like I'm digging up gold nuggets when I harvest potatoes

  • Aug 21, 2021

CVRD looks to fill emergency management program gaps

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is exploring ways to better prepare for major emergencies.

Editorial: Tubers must behave like guests in someone’s yard

Riverfront property owners shouldn't have to clean up after hooligans

  • Aug 19, 2021

Youbou residents unit against logging on the slope

Roughly four dozen residents attended a meeting of the Save Our Holmes Society Sunday at Yount School on Sunday afternoon. The goal: to raise awareness and mobilize to let Mosaic Forest Management know the community wants them not to disturb the 28 watersheds, the fish and wildlife habitats and the steep slopes of Mounts Holmes and Good.