Andrea Rondeau

A new school board has been chosen for the Cowichan Valley School District on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)
A new school board has been chosen for the Cowichan Valley School District on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)
Duncan residents have chosen a new city council Oct. 15, 2022. (File photo)

Few changes on Duncan city council as five incumbents, one newcomer elected

Duncan residents have returned five incumbent councillors to their seats, along with…

Duncan residents have chosen a new city council Oct. 15, 2022. (File photo)
Residents chose their board of directors in elections on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)

UPDATED: Jesse McClinton, Alison Nicholson win in CVRD races; recreation funding referendum passes

Seven of the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s nine electoral areas held elections…

Residents chose their board of directors in elections on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)
The Coastal Fire Centre is reporting a wildfire that started Oct. 9 south of Sahtlam. (BC Wildfire map)

UPDATED: Cowichan River fire now 4.1 hectares, as wind event moves in

Still classified as out of control

The Coastal Fire Centre is reporting a wildfire that started Oct. 9 south of Sahtlam. (BC Wildfire map)
The Halloween Train is back at the BC Forest Discovery Centre this October. (Citizen file)
The Halloween Train is back at the BC Forest Discovery Centre this October. (Citizen file)
Mary Walsh takes the stage at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 30, 2022. (Photo courtesy of CPAC)
Mary Walsh takes the stage at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 30, 2022. (Photo courtesy of CPAC)
Steve Tyler and Jack wait for their cue at the Cowichan Exhibition, 2022. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)

PHOTOS: Cowichan Exhibition a big hit

Cattle to cucumbers

Steve Tyler and Jack wait for their cue at the Cowichan Exhibition, 2022. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)
Choreography and athletic artistry come together in Glory at the Chemainus Theatre until Oct. 9. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Review: Stellar performances at Chemainus Theatre highlight play destined to become Canadian classic

Chemainus Theatre’s ‘Glory’ deserves a bigger audience

Choreography and athletic artistry come together in Glory at the Chemainus Theatre until Oct. 9. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Corb Lund is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Sept. 18, 2022. (Submitted)

Big names in comedy and music take stage in Cowichan in September

Derek Edwards, Corb Lund, Jesse Cook, Serena Ryder, Victoria Symphony, Abra Cadabra

Corb Lund is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Sept. 18, 2022. (Submitted)
A wildfire is burning west of Cowichan Lake off the Gordon Main. (Screenshot)

Wildfire west of Cowichan Lake under control

Three firefighters and a response officer were dispatched to the location

A wildfire is burning west of Cowichan Lake off the Gordon Main. (Screenshot)
A crash has closed the Trans-Canada Highway southbound lanes near Cobble Hill Tuesday afternoon. (Screenshot)

Trans-Canada Highway south lanes closed by crash in Cobble Hill

The incident happened at the intersection of the highway and Hutchinson Road

A crash has closed the Trans-Canada Highway southbound lanes near Cobble Hill Tuesday afternoon. (Screenshot)
Howdy pardners. Ready to take you on a journey along Classic Country Roads, from left, are: Sean Baker, Katelyn Morishita and Georgia Bennett. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Howdy pardners. Ready to take you on a journey along Classic Country Roads, from left, are: Sean Baker, Katelyn Morishita and Georgia Bennett. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Telus and Koodo customers have been alerted to a 911 disruption Monday afternoon, May 30, 2022. (File photo)

UPDATED: 911 service disruption for Telus and Koodo customers resolved

Disruption appears to be province-wide

Telus and Koodo customers have been alerted to a 911 disruption Monday afternoon, May 30, 2022. (File photo)
Jann Arden is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Monday, June 20, 2022. (Facebook/Jann Arden)

Big names like Jann Arden and local talent coming to Cowichan theatre in June

Jann Arden, Shaun Majumder, Lion King Jr. and dance, dance, dance

Jann Arden is headed to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan on Monday, June 20, 2022. (Facebook/Jann Arden)
A fire broke out at the old Pioneer Square Mall building in Mill Bay on Friday, May 27, 2022. (Facebook photo)

50 firefighters fight 9-hour battle as Pioneer Square Mall in Mill Bay burns down

Fire department calls it ‘the fire many people were anticipating’

A fire broke out at the old Pioneer Square Mall building in Mill Bay on Friday, May 27, 2022. (Facebook photo)
A fire broke out at the old Pioneer Square Mall building in Mill Bay on Friday, May 27, 2022. (Dave Hutchinson photo)

Fire hits vacant Pioneer Square Mall in Mill Bay

Several other fire departments have been called out to provide aid

A fire broke out at the old Pioneer Square Mall building in Mill Bay on Friday, May 27, 2022. (Dave Hutchinson photo)
Ryan McMahon will perform at a Cowichan Folk Guild chapel concert at Providence Farm in Duncan this weekend on May 28, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Cathleen Lundgren)

A&E column: Zappacosta headed to Cowichan

Ryan McMahon in concert this weekend

Ryan McMahon will perform at a Cowichan Folk Guild chapel concert at Providence Farm in Duncan this weekend on May 28, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Cathleen Lundgren)
RCMP arrested a man in Cowichan Bay after he is alleged to have threatened a driver causing a vehicle to crash into the Cowichan River. (Citizen file)

Threat with replica weapon leads vehicle to crash into Cowichan River

When the man displayed what appeared to be a weapon to police RCMP closed Cowichan Bay Road

RCMP arrested a man in Cowichan Bay after he is alleged to have threatened a driver causing a vehicle to crash into the Cowichan River. (Citizen file)
The Islands Folk Festival will be back this summer at Providence Farm in Duncan on July 23, 2022. (Citizen file)

Islands Folk Festival back in Cowichan boasting big lineup

Festival coming Saturday, July 23

The Islands Folk Festival will be back this summer at Providence Farm in Duncan on July 23, 2022. (Citizen file)
Steps Ahead Dance is heading to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre for two shows on May 28, 2022. (Citizen file)
Steps Ahead Dance is heading to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre for two shows on May 28, 2022. (Citizen file)