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Cowichan seniors have a new resource. (submitted)

Free Cowichan Seniors program offers social prescriptions

Seniors 60 and over who are at higher risk of frailty due…

 

Motorcyclists in the hundreds depart from Duncan on a South Island ride in honour of the Kamloops 215. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Ride for the Kamloops 215 takes over Trans-Canada Highway

“My family was in residential schools for three generations. On the day…

 

From left: Thomas Kuecks, David Lane, John Ivison, Denis Berger, Rod Gray, and James Kuecks are Cabin Fever. Catch their performance on the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre website. (Ashley Foot photo)

A&E column: Music Festival winners, CVAC awards, and Cabin Fever

The latest from the Cowichan Valley arts and entertainment community

From left: Thomas Kuecks, David Lane, John Ivison, Denis Berger, Rod Gray, and James Kuecks are Cabin Fever. Catch their performance on the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre website. (Ashley Foot photo)
BC Green Party leader and Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau introduced a petition to the provincial legislature on Thursday calling for the end of old-growth logging in the province. (File photo)

Cowichan Valley MLA Furstenau introduces old-growth logging petition

BC Green Party calls for the end of old-growth logging as protests in Fairy Creek continue

BC Green Party leader and Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau introduced a petition to the provincial legislature on Thursday calling for the end of old-growth logging in the province. (File photo)
DAVID VAN DEVENTER

Cowichan Citizen and Lake Cowichan Gazette announce new publisher

David van Deventer has been with Black Press Media since 2014

  • Jun 16, 2021
DAVID VAN DEVENTER
Cowichan Tribes man Adrian Sylvester is worried that he was targeted by a trailer hitch thrown from a vehicle. (Facebook photo)

Cowichan Tribes man worried he was target of trailer hitch

Adrian Sylvester says no one has reported a missing hitch after one nearly hit him

Cowichan Tribes man Adrian Sylvester is worried that he was targeted by a trailer hitch thrown from a vehicle. (Facebook photo)
Darren Campbell's truck was stolen when he stopped to check on a car in a ditch (pictured) on Cowichan Bay Road on Monday morning. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Cowichan Bay Good Samaritan’s stolen truck recovered

‘Very much appreciated the help from so many people. I hope the very best for all of you’

Darren Campbell's truck was stolen when he stopped to check on a car in a ditch (pictured) on Cowichan Bay Road on Monday morning. (Facebook photo)
Sonia Furstenau, MLA

Proposed Health Professions Act would eliminate barriers, guide regulations

Is your doctor a member of good standing with the BC College…

  • Jun 14, 2021
Sonia Furstenau, MLA
Dr. Lindsay McCunn, a VIU psychology professor, is working with Island Health to survey employees about architectural elements and design features that they associate with work satisfaction, productivity, well-being and more. (Vancouver Island University photo)

CDH staff surveyed on hospital design features

Input to assist in development of the new hospital

Dr. Lindsay McCunn, a VIU psychology professor, is working with Island Health to survey employees about architectural elements and design features that they associate with work satisfaction, productivity, well-being and more. (Vancouver Island University photo)
School is in session for one more month and RCMP are reminding drivers to keep bus riders safe. (Submitted)

RCMP on alert for driver infractions near Cowichan school buses

Every Cowichan Valley School District bus has been outfitted with surveillance cameras

School is in session for one more month and RCMP are reminding drivers to keep bus riders safe. (Submitted)
The body of Thomas Turner was found in the Cowichan River on May 21. (Facebook)

Cowichan River victim’s family looking for help with funds for funeral

Donations can be made to the Norcross Return-It centre

The body of Thomas Turner was found in the Cowichan River on May 21. (Facebook)
Flanked by Quamichan School principal Nicole Young (left) and Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard, Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry presents Eilish Young with her certificate. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Civic-minded leader earns Cowichan Valley Student of the Month honours

Quamichan School’s Eilish Young deserving of April award

Flanked by Quamichan School principal Nicole Young (left) and Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard, Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry presents Eilish Young with her certificate. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
This electric school bus is the newest addition to the Cowichan School District’s fleet. (Submitted)

Electric school bus arrives in the Cowichan Valley

Bus will be transporting students to school soon

This electric school bus is the newest addition to the Cowichan School District’s fleet. (Submitted)
Andy Hutchins contributed to the Cowichan Valley in uncountable ways, including as vice chair of KidSport Cowichan for the last 10 years. (Submitted)

Cowichan’s Andy Hutchins mourned by sports community and beyond

Rugby, rowing, football, KidSport, Wall of Fame, Maple Bay FD all touched by community titan

Andy Hutchins contributed to the Cowichan Valley in uncountable ways, including as vice chair of KidSport Cowichan for the last 10 years. (Submitted)
A Shawnigan Lake man was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, May 23. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man airlifted to hospital after collision near Youbou

21-year-old Shawnigan Lake man was treated and released

A Shawnigan Lake man was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, May 23. (Black Press Media file photo)
RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)

UPDATE: Body recovered from Cowichan River in Duncan has been identified

49-year-old man not named, criminality not suspected

RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)
RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)

Body recovered from Cowichan River in Duncan

RCMP and BC Coroners Service working to establish identity and other details

RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)
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)
Leona DeOliveira running around town wearing a fox tail along with a crown she’s made that features the CFOX logo. She’s trying to win the Go Fox Yourself contest. (Submitted)

Cowichan woman hoping to win big while showcasing Cowichan

Vancouver-based radio contest has Leona DeOliveira wearing a crown and fox tail

Leona DeOliveira running around town wearing a fox tail along with a crown she’s made that features the CFOX logo. She’s trying to win the Go Fox Yourself contest. (Submitted)