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Body of Duncan man recovered from Cowichan Lake

Body of Duncan man recovered from Cowichan Lake

33-year-old located along with van under water

Body of Duncan man recovered from Cowichan Lake
Seen here in action with the University of Manitoba Bisons, Duncan’s Brock Gowanlock was drafted by the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes last week. (Submitted)

Duncan’s Gowanlock drafted by the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

“It was definitely a cool feeling getting the call”

Seen here in action with the University of Manitoba Bisons, Duncan’s Brock Gowanlock was drafted by the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes last week. (Submitted)
Cowichan Capitals announce new bench boss

Cowichan Capitals announce new bench boss

Geoff Grimwood has head coach experience in BCHL, SJHL and MJHL

Cowichan Capitals announce new bench boss
Duncan Christian School principal Jeremy Tinsley displays some of the masks his school has received from families of international students in China. (Submitted)

Chinese families sending boxes of masks to Vancouver Island frontline workers

Duncan Christian School’s international student community shipping package after package

Duncan Christian School principal Jeremy Tinsley displays some of the masks his school has received from families of international students in China. (Submitted)
Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been rescheduled for 2021, with options for ticket holders to receive refunds or credit for future events. (File photo)

Shakedown and Sunfest rescheduled for summer 2021

Ticket holders can get refunds or credit for future events

Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been rescheduled for 2021, with options for ticket holders to receive refunds or credit for future events. (File photo)
The 2020 editions of Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Citizen file)
The 2020 editions of Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Citizen file)
Three Roosevelt elk have been illegally hunted in the Cowichan Lake area in recent weeks, say Conservation Service officials. (File photo)

Three elk illegally harvested in the Cowichan Lake area in recent weeks

Conservation Officer Service looking for tips

Three Roosevelt elk have been illegally hunted in the Cowichan Lake area in recent weeks, say Conservation Service officials. (File photo)
The Cowichan Valley Capitals and Chilliwack Chiefs battle in a game during the 2019-20 B.C. Hockey League season. (File photo)

BCHL asks province for help with pandemic losses

League has ‘every intention’ of playing next season, but financial issues have been identified

The Cowichan Valley Capitals and Chilliwack Chiefs battle in a game during the 2019-20 B.C. Hockey League season. (File photo)
The Cowichan Valley Capitals and Chilliwack Chiefs battle in a game during the 2019-20 B.C. Hockey League season. (File photo)

BCHL asks province for help with pandemic losses

League has ‘every intention’ of playing next season, but financial issues have been identified

The Cowichan Valley Capitals and Chilliwack Chiefs battle in a game during the 2019-20 B.C. Hockey League season. (File photo)
Cowichan Valley Capitals play-by-play man Justis Doucet has been named the BCHL’s Broadcaster of the Year for 2019-20. (Submitted)

Cowichan Capitals’ broadcaster named BCHL’s best

The winner of the award is determined by a vote including all 17 team broadcasters.

Cowichan Valley Capitals play-by-play man Justis Doucet has been named the BCHL’s Broadcaster of the Year for 2019-20. (Submitted)
No injuries, one arrest in Duncan-area shooting

No injuries, one arrest in Duncan-area shooting

Shot fired through the window of residence

No injuries, one arrest in Duncan-area shooting
RCMP arrested one woman after a fight in a parking lot in Duncan last Wednesday. (File photo)
RCMP arrested one woman after a fight in a parking lot in Duncan last Wednesday. (File photo)
The 2020 Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival has been cancelled. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The 2020 Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival has been cancelled. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Duncan’s Leslie Healy, left, enjoys ice cream with a friend during less-hectic times in Uganda. (Submitted)

Duncan woman safe at home after struggle to leave Uganda

Flights hard to come by during COVID-19 pandemic

Duncan’s Leslie Healy, left, enjoys ice cream with a friend during less-hectic times in Uganda. (Submitted)
Homemade spike strip found on Cowichan Valley logging road

Homemade spike strip found on Cowichan Valley logging road

Danger to trucks, motorbikes and ATVs

Homemade spike strip found on Cowichan Valley logging road
Cowichan Valley man dies in single-vehicle collision

Cowichan Valley man dies in single-vehicle collision

First responders called to Miller Road shortly after midnight on Thursday

Cowichan Valley man dies in single-vehicle collision
Mike Vandekamp is moving on after two years as head coach and GM of the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen

Vandekamp moving on from Cowichan Capitals

Head coach returns to AJHL’s Grande Prairie Storm

Mike Vandekamp is moving on after two years as head coach and GM of the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen
Spike in thefts in Duncan has police issuing advice

Spike in thefts in Duncan has police issuing advice

Police have noticed an increase in property crime in the Duncan area…

Spike in thefts in Duncan has police issuing advice
The CMS Food Bank in South Cowichan has had to close temporarily. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Vancouver Island food banks reopen on a limited basis

Operations in Mill Bay, Duncan and Courtenay once again feeding those who need it

The CMS Food Bank in South Cowichan has had to close temporarily. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Vancouver Islanders step up to mask the response to COVID-19

Vancouver Islanders step up to mask the response to COVID-19

Amateurs and professionals alike are sewing masks to stave off expected shortages

Vancouver Islanders step up to mask the response to COVID-19