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A Voice for Our Children is opposing the location of a new Wellness and Recovery Centre on York Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Advocates disappointed but optimistic after meeting with premier about Cowichan Wellness Centre location

Some concerns ‘fell on deaf ears’ but Horgan said he is open to reconsidering

A Voice for Our Children is opposing the location of a new Wellness and Recovery Centre on York Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Two fundraisers have been set up to help Edna Cuthbert after a devastating fire claimed her home on Dec. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Fundraisers set up to help 75-year-old Cowichan Valley fire victim

75-year-old woman lost everything in Dec. 8 blaze

Two fundraisers have been set up to help Edna Cuthbert after a devastating fire claimed her home on Dec. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Student of the Month Yvan Tang, centre, receives his certificate from Duncan Rotary Club president Gregg Perry, left, and Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard. In the back row are Environmental Stewardship teachers John Lofto and Joanna VeraFlores. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Secondary student earns Rotary Student of the Month award

Yvan Tang’s insight into environmental issues impressed teachers

Student of the Month Yvan Tang, centre, receives his certificate from Duncan Rotary Club president Gregg Perry, left, and Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard. In the back row are Environmental Stewardship teachers John Lofto and Joanna VeraFlores. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Malakai sings James Taylor’s “Steamroller Blues” in a performance at the Duncan Showroom that caught the attention of the legendary songwriter himself. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Young B.C. singer catches the eyes and ears of James Taylor

Legendary singer-songwriter posts two videos of 11-year-old Malakai to Instagram

Malakai sings James Taylor’s “Steamroller Blues” in a performance at the Duncan Showroom that caught the attention of the legendary songwriter himself. (Screenshot)
Reid Fitzpatrick and the Kerry Park Islanders haven’t played since Nov. 20. (Citizen file)

Kerry Park Islanders pause season due to COVID orders

Safety and solidarity with older players named as reasons

Reid Fitzpatrick and the Kerry Park Islanders haven’t played since Nov. 20. (Citizen file)
VIJHL in action. (file photo)

VIJHL suspends season until Jan. 10

Provincial health order preventing 19- and 20-year-olds from skating

VIJHL in action. (file photo)
Malakai sings James Taylor’s “Steamroller Blues” in a performance at the Duncan Showroom that caught the attention of the legendary songwriter himself. (Screenshot)

Cowichan singer Malakai catches the eyes and ears of James Taylor

Legendary singer-songwriter posts two videos of 11-year-old performer to Instagram

Malakai sings James Taylor’s “Steamroller Blues” in a performance at the Duncan Showroom that caught the attention of the legendary songwriter himself. (Screenshot)
Firefighters battle flames in a house on Christopher Road early Tuesday morning. (Ellen Haywood photo)

Dog rescued from house fire south of Duncan

All human occupants escaped safely from blaze on Eleanor Road

Firefighters battle flames in a house on Christopher Road early Tuesday morning. (Ellen Haywood photo)
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Arrest made in 2019 Cowichan road rage incident

Jeffrey Robert Pfeifer of Crofton will appear in court in January 2021

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RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

RCMP looking for witnesses to road rage incident near Chemainus

Driver shattered another vehicle’s window on highway near Chemainus

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Duncan Christian School students Mothias Henry, front, and Michaela Wall take part in the BC School Sports Cross Country Pandemic Challenge on Nov. 3. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Two Cowichan Valley schools among tops in Pandemic Challenge

Duncan Christian and Shawnigan win respective categories in virtual cross-country event

Duncan Christian School students Mothias Henry, front, and Michaela Wall take part in the BC School Sports Cross Country Pandemic Challenge on Nov. 3. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Jason Cheng, second from right, receives his Student of the Month certificate from Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry. To the left is Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard, and to the right is QMS deputy head of school Ander Monro. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Video efforts earn Duncan Rotary award for QMS student

Grade 9 student documents student life

Jason Cheng, second from right, receives his Student of the Month certificate from Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry. To the left is Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard, and to the right is QMS deputy head of school Ander Monro. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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Late goal gives Fury edge over Quw’utsun

Local battle only game possible under sports travel ban

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Ultra runner Jerry Hughes circles the track at the Cowichan Sportsplex as he nears the end of his six-day Canadian record attempt and fundraiser in November. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Six days on the Cowichan Sportsplex track for ultramarathoner

Record bid misses, but fundraiser a success

Ultra runner Jerry Hughes circles the track at the Cowichan Sportsplex as he nears the end of his six-day Canadian record attempt and fundraiser in November. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Lake Cowichan’s Oliver Finlayson, second from left, and his family — including grandma Marnie Mattice, sister Avery, mom Amie Mattice and dad Blair Finlayson — were all smiles on Nov. 16 when their pool arrived, thanks to lots of fundraising and the generosity of the Cowichan Lake community. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Lake community comes together to help family get vital pool

Oliver Finlayson, 9, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy and hydrotherapy is a big help

Lake Cowichan’s Oliver Finlayson, second from left, and his family — including grandma Marnie Mattice, sister Avery, mom Amie Mattice and dad Blair Finlayson — were all smiles on Nov. 16 when their pool arrived, thanks to lots of fundraising and the generosity of the Cowichan Lake community. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Duncan’s Callum Davison is up for a bursary from the Golf Journalists Association of Canada. (Submitted)

Duncan golfer Callum Davison up for national bursary

20-year-old finished fifth in Canada Life Series this summer

Duncan’s Callum Davison is up for a bursary from the Golf Journalists Association of Canada. (Submitted)
The Fury’s Raymond Sam outpaces a Prospect Lake defender during the teams’ 4-4 tie at the Sherman Road turf last Friday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Fury play to another draw

Quw’utsun edged by Lakehill in Victoria

The Fury’s Raymond Sam outpaces a Prospect Lake defender during the teams’ 4-4 tie at the Sherman Road turf last Friday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
NIFA Pacific’s Makayla Joe-George kicks high during a recent home game at Shawnigan Lake School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

NIFA Pacific’s improvement shows against Gorge

Cowichan-based club has made strides since debut

NIFA Pacific’s Makayla Joe-George kicks high during a recent home game at Shawnigan Lake School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Seen here in a game earlier this season, Nicola Mawson earned the Fresh Kenny’s Hard Hat for her play in a 1-0 loss to Gorge last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Elements not on Cowichan United’s side in loss

First-half wind helps Gorge, but dies before second half

Seen here in a game earlier this season, Nicola Mawson earned the Fresh Kenny’s Hard Hat for her play in a 1-0 loss to Gorge last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Steelheads’ Nick Zuback sends in a pass from the wing during Cowichan’s 5-1 win over Prospect Lake at the Sherman Road turf last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Dam breaks as Cowichan Steelheads pick up first win

49ers earn easy points as JDF forfeits

The Steelheads’ Nick Zuback sends in a pass from the wing during Cowichan’s 5-1 win over Prospect Lake at the Sherman Road turf last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)