Residential ecosystem caters to Mother Nature

!Doug Makaroff examines Elkington Forest drawings near one of the many wetlands being protected on the property. - Peter W. Rusland
  • posted Jul 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Elkington Forest: A new standard of low-impact living being carved in the Shawnigan woods

Cowichan Legion closing July 31 after 88 years of service

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Branch 53 hoping to salvage its charter while lamenting community's loss of about $32,000 in student bursaries and local grants

Your Best Shot finalists chosen

  • updated Jul 24, 2014 at 7:56 AM

More than 2,100 entries received for the second annual contest

Province defends shift from Martin Mars water bombers

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 4:35 PM

New smaller planes more flexible in wildfire fighting, deliver water twice as fast

Foresters lay WWII air tragedy to rest

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Part one: How a trio of locals surveying the rugged Lake Cowichan wilderness discovered the wartime crash site that claimed four airmen

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