Cowichan River water-quality advisory lifted

!Bacterial levels in the lower Cowichan River have been found to be higher than normal following brief recent rainfall. - Don Bodger
  • updated Aug 20, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Recreational use: Sample tests indicate a return to excellent quality, culprit bacteria found in river water was likely from animal source

News

Mount Polley spill may be left in place

  • posted Aug 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Further tests will determine whether the metal-bearing sand will be removed or left where it is, Mines Minister Bill Bennett says

Sports

Hi-Balls reach a high point

  • updated Aug 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

All-Chicks: Victoria team climbs from fifth to first

Opinion

The good and the bad of this week in Cowichan Aug. 20

  • updated Aug 19, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Cowichan River clean-up a great display of teamwork by the community

Opinion

Value of EDC in need of a reassessment

  • updated Aug 19, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Critics point to EDC’s difficulties in reporting results, including the number of new businesses attracted to the region

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