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RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Shawnigan RCMP wrap up investigation into ‘suspicious occurrence’

Police and complainant satisfied with explanation

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

Possible COVID-19 exposure reported at Mill Bay Thrifty Foods

Employee tested positive, last worked on May 8

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
The Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society and Mosaic Forest Management are teaming up to create more trails in the Cowichan Lake area. (File photo)

Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers and Mosaic partner to build new trails

Non-motorized recreational trails to be built on 1,000 hectares of forest land

The Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society and Mosaic Forest Management are teaming up to create more trails in the Cowichan Lake area. (File photo)
Madison Holman displays a cat stuffie she received from her school while awaiting surgery at BC Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)

GoFundMe set up for Duncan girl following cancer diagnosis

Madison Holman, 11, was rushed to Vancouver for emergency surgery

Madison Holman displays a cat stuffie she received from her school while awaiting surgery at BC Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)
Capitals’ Kahlil Fontana blueliner evades Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Hersant during second-period B.C. Hockey League Island Division action at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Susan Quinn/Black Press Media)

Cowichan Capitals go out with a bang

Caps finish BCHL season strong with 6-1 thumping of Clippers

Capitals’ Kahlil Fontana blueliner evades Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Hersant during second-period B.C. Hockey League Island Division action at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Susan Quinn/Black Press Media)
The MS Society flag flies at Duncan city hall to mark MS Awareness Month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan and CVRD help mark MS Awareness Month

MS Walk scales back, but fundraisers are still vital for MS Society

The MS Society flag flies at Duncan city hall to mark MS Awareness Month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
This tractor was stolen from Providence Farm near Duncan between May 6 and 7, 2021. (Submitted)

Tractor stolen from Cowichan’s Providence Farm

John Deere X300 model was swiped between May 6 and 7

This tractor was stolen from Providence Farm near Duncan between May 6 and 7, 2021. (Submitted)
The Malahat SkyWalk will open to visitors in July 2021. (Malahat SkyWalk photo)

Malahat SkyWalk to welcome visitors this July

Highly anticipated attraction will take guests 250m above sea level

The Malahat SkyWalk will open to visitors in July 2021. (Malahat SkyWalk photo)
Matt Ellison was a star with the Kerry Park Islanders before embarking on a pro career that included stops in the NHL and KHL. (Submitted)

Ex-NHLers to highlight Kerry Park-Peninsula alumni games

Matt Ellison and Kyle Greentree commit to suit up in August

Matt Ellison was a star with the Kerry Park Islanders before embarking on a pro career that included stops in the NHL and KHL. (Submitted)
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LETTER: Forestry balance can be found

‘All or none is not a viable solution’

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LETTER: Not allowing MAID is not a ‘business decision’

‘People need a choice of places … where their own values are upheld’

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The Malahat SkyWalk will open to visitors in July 2021. (Malahat SkyWalk photo)

Malahat SkyWalk will open to visitors this July

Highly anticipated attraction will take guests 250m above sea level

The Malahat SkyWalk will open to visitors in July 2021. (Malahat SkyWalk photo)
Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sean Ramsay comes away with the puck after a battle along the boards during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on May 1, 2021. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

Three wins in a row for Cowichan Capitals

BCHL team enjoying best stretch of the season

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sean Ramsay comes away with the puck after a battle along the boards during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on May 1, 2021. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)
Friends have set up a GoFundMe account for the family of Dorothy Littau, who was diagnosed with colon cancer last month. (Submitted)

GoFundMe campaign set up ‘ever-present force in South Cowichan schools’

Dorothy Littau was diagnosed with colon cancer in April

Friends have set up a GoFundMe account for the family of Dorothy Littau, who was diagnosed with colon cancer last month. (Submitted)
Kayla Dosen, 15, has been diagnosed with leukemia and a GoFundMe account has been set up to help her family. (Submitted)

Cowichan field hockey community rallies around Dosen family

Kayla Dosen, 15, was diagnosed with leukemia last week

Kayla Dosen, 15, has been diagnosed with leukemia and a GoFundMe account has been set up to help her family. (Submitted)
Members of Cowichan Tribes and other residents of the Cowichan Valley gather on Saturday, May 9, 2020 to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Valley to mark National Day of Awareness

Community leaders will display red dresses on Duncan trees from May 5 to 8

Members of Cowichan Tribes and other residents of the Cowichan Valley gather on Saturday, May 9, 2020 to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Cowichan Valley Open Learning Collective, housed in the former Duncan Elementary School building on Nagle Street, reported a possible COVID-19 exposure on April 21 and 22. (Google Maps screenshot)

Possible COVID-19 exposure reported at Cowichan Valley Open Learning Co-Op

Exposures may have occurred between April 21 and 22

The Cowichan Valley Open Learning Collective, housed in the former Duncan Elementary School building on Nagle Street, reported a possible COVID-19 exposure on April 21 and 22. (Google Maps screenshot)
Recreational paddlers are hoping that the design for the new weir in Lake Cowichan, pictured here in a graphic, could include objects and channels for whitewater use. (Courtesy of the CVRD)

Paddlers hope Cowichan River weir could include some whitewater

Whitewater channels and objects could be constructed, group says

Recreational paddlers are hoping that the design for the new weir in Lake Cowichan, pictured here in a graphic, could include objects and channels for whitewater use. (Courtesy of the CVRD)
Joey Knowles, the Duncan Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for March 2021, receives her cheque from program coordinator Kim Barnard and her certificate from club president Gregg Perry, outside Chemainus Secondary School earlier this month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Commitment to volunteering earns award for Chemainus Secondary’s Joey Knowles

Grade 12 student helps out in the kitchen and as a student mentor

Joey Knowles, the Duncan Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for March 2021, receives her cheque from program coordinator Kim Barnard and her certificate from club president Gregg Perry, outside Chemainus Secondary School earlier this month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Kahlil Fontana tries to keep the puck away from Bulldogs’ forward Finn Brown during a game in the Port Alberni Pod earlier this season. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

Cowichan Capitals bounce back with overtime games

Win and loss in extra time get Caps going again

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Kahlil Fontana tries to keep the puck away from Bulldogs’ forward Finn Brown during a game in the Port Alberni Pod earlier this season. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)