Year in Review

Members of Cowichan Search and Rescue and RCMP work to transport residents of the Meadow Glen Apartments to higher ground due to flooding in the Duncan area in November. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Year in Review: Cowichan weather saw all kinds of extremes in 2021

From heatwaves to flooding, the climate changed before our eyes

 

An elk got his antlers caught up in a zip line in Youbou in mid-January, and conservation officers were called in to remove it. (Conservation Officer Service Photo)

Year in Review: a look back at 2021 around Cowichan Lake

Logging protests to Lady of the Lake

 

Videos from throughout 2021 capture Greater Victoria’s wildest sights. (Black Press Media file photos)

2021 in videos: Greater Victoria’s top footage for the year

Major events, weather patterns and animal behaviour caught on tape

 

Moira Mercer spent her summer riding her e-bike around Cowichan Lake and beyond, collecting any empties she found along the way. (Submitted)

Lake Cowichan 2020 in review — conclusion

What were your top stories from 2020?

Moira Mercer spent her summer riding her e-bike around Cowichan Lake and beyond, collecting any empties she found along the way. (Submitted)
Many braved the chilly waters of Maple Bay during the annual New Year’s Day polar bear swim on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Many braved the chilly waters of Maple Bay during the annual New Year’s Day polar bear swim on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Provincial Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau speaks at Provincial Green Party headquarters at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria on election night. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Year in Review: Cowichan ridings stick with incumbents in provincial election

Furstenau and Routley re-elected as NDP wins majority mandate

Provincial Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau speaks at Provincial Green Party headquarters at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria on election night. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Cowichan Secondary wrestler Talon Hird displays his five provincial gold medals as well as his hardware for being named male Wrestler of the Meet at the B.C. high school meet in February. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Triumph and disappointment: Cowichan Valley sports year in review

Lots of highlights in spite of rampant COVID-19 cancellations

Cowichan Secondary wrestler Talon Hird displays his five provincial gold medals as well as his hardware for being named male Wrestler of the Meet at the B.C. high school meet in February. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)