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Billy Goat Island, as seen from Youbou, is for sale. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Would you like to own your own Billy Goat Island?

Cowichan Lake island up for sale with an asking price of $479,000

Billy Goat Island, as seen from Youbou, is for sale. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Police, firefighters and BC Ambulance personnel attend after a Duncan man crashed his car on Highway 18 at Hillcrest Road on Monday, June 22. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan man facing charges after fleeing police, crashing car

The driver, who was the lone occupant, was still inside, and was taken into police custody

Police, firefighters and BC Ambulance personnel attend after a Duncan man crashed his car on Highway 18 at Hillcrest Road on Monday, June 22. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cobble Hill’s Robbie Price is racing again in the U.S. after a brief COVID-19 layoff. (Wildlight Photography)

Sprint driver Price back on course in U.S.

It was taking some time for Price to get back in the swing of things

Cobble Hill’s Robbie Price is racing again in the U.S. after a brief COVID-19 layoff. (Wildlight Photography)
This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

100 supportive housing units to be built in Duncan, N. Cowichan

‘We have the track record that this works’

This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Caps have added goalie Jayden Shull from the North West Hawks. (Submitted)

Cowichan Capitals trade forward, add goalie

The Caps also recently announced the signing of 2002-born goaltender Jayden Shull

The Caps have added goalie Jayden Shull from the North West Hawks. (Submitted)
Eric Burnett headed up the Duncan studio that helped create Bron Studios’ “The Willoughbys,” which was recently released on Netflix. (Submitted)

Vancouver Island animator helps lead Netflix’s ‘The Willoughbys’

Family comedy with A-list voices has Cowichan Valley ties

Eric Burnett headed up the Duncan studio that helped create Bron Studios’ “The Willoughbys,” which was recently released on Netflix. (Submitted)
The show must go on at the Cowichan Exhibition this year, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, it could look more like the fall fairs of 150 years ago, organizers say. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Exhibition organizers have to be flexible with 2020 plans

Event will take place this year, but it might look different

The show must go on at the Cowichan Exhibition this year, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, it could look more like the fall fairs of 150 years ago, organizers say. (Citizen file)
Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

NHL return unlikely to affect minor hockey in B.C.: officials

Minor sports remain part of Phase 4 of Restart Plan

Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Luc Wilson celebrates after scoring in overtime to help the Cowichan Valley Capitals eliminate the Powell River Kings from the B.C. Hockey League playoffs on March 4. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan sends leading scorer to Penticton

Hometown hero Luciano Wilson led Capitals in scoring last season

Luc Wilson celebrates after scoring in overtime to help the Cowichan Valley Capitals eliminate the Powell River Kings from the B.C. Hockey League playoffs on March 4. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Lake Cowichan firefighters douse blaze at vacant shop

Lake Cowichan firefighters douse blaze at vacant shop

Sahtlam called in for mutual aid as motorhome also burns

Lake Cowichan firefighters douse blaze at vacant shop
$10,000 stolen bikes recovered after Maple Bay break-in

$10,000 stolen bikes recovered after Maple Bay break-in

Police track high-end bikes to storage locker

$10,000 stolen bikes recovered after Maple Bay break-in
Duncan’s Queen Margaret’s School pioneers thermal imaging in school reopening

Duncan’s Queen Margaret’s School pioneers thermal imaging in school reopening

Duncan school is first in B.C. to use new tech post-COVID-19

Duncan’s Queen Margaret’s School pioneers thermal imaging in school reopening
RASTA resident George enjoys a banana during a recent “party” at the Chemainus animal sanctuary. (Facebook photo)

Chemainus animal sanctuary needs your vote in nationwide contest

RASTA is up for $5,000 from Nutram; contest runs until May 31

RASTA resident George enjoys a banana during a recent “party” at the Chemainus animal sanctuary. (Facebook photo)
Hometown hero Luc Wilson is among 12 Capitals and a record 172 players across the BCHL to commit to post-secondary institutions this past season. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Caps help BCHL score commitment record

The BCHL saw 172 players commit to post-secondary institutions this past season

Hometown hero Luc Wilson is among 12 Capitals and a record 172 players across the BCHL to commit to post-secondary institutions this past season. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A Duncan man was caught driving 100 km/h over the speed limit on May 19, 2020. (File photo)

Duncan man caught going 100 km/h over speed limit

Driver fined, vehicle impounded for a week

A Duncan man was caught driving 100 km/h over the speed limit on May 19, 2020. (File photo)
Constables Starr and Kongus from the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment were honoured recently for their life-saving efforts following a fatal boating accident. (Submitted)

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP officers honoured for life-saving efforts

Constables helped rescue one man after another drowned in boating accident

Constables Starr and Kongus from the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment were honoured recently for their life-saving efforts following a fatal boating accident. (Submitted)
UPDATED: Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan

UPDATED: Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan

Falcon Nest Motel evacuated; residents returned Monday evening

UPDATED: Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan
Adam Grenier has committed to the Cowichan Valley Capitals for the 2020-21 season. (Submitted)

Cowichan Capitals add Adam Grenier for 2020-21 campaign

Forward was a high scorer for BWC last season

Adam Grenier has committed to the Cowichan Valley Capitals for the 2020-21 season. (Submitted)
Vancouver Island hockey product Kyle Topping inks pro deal

Vancouver Island hockey product Kyle Topping inks pro deal

Saltspring product played minor and junior in Cowichan before WHL career

Vancouver Island hockey product Kyle Topping inks pro deal
Duncan’s Betty and Norm Worthy created the one-of-a-kind “Mumdala” from their mothers’ silver-plated heirlooms. (Submitted)

‘Mumdala’ a tribute in silver to Cowichan couple’s families

“Gord was willing to try the tricky job of halving the teapots”

Duncan’s Betty and Norm Worthy created the one-of-a-kind “Mumdala” from their mothers’ silver-plated heirlooms. (Submitted)