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The World’s Biggest Hockey Stick…for now, is at the Cowichan Community Centre. (Citizen file photo)

World’s Largest Hockey Stick in Duncan may become second largest

A 250-foot-long hockey stick is proposed outside a recently approved ice arena in Lockport, Illinois

 

An artist’s rendering of the new Summit Ice Centre and what could be the next World’s Largest Hockey Stick if the plan, approved by Lockport City Council goes ahead. (Lockport City Council document)

World’s Largest Hockey Stick in Duncan may become second largest

A 250-foot-long hockey stick is proposed outside a recently approved ice arena in Lockport, Illinois

 

Jaret Goula (Submitted)

Vancouver Island teens making waves in the international waterskiing world

Jake Chambers and Jaret Goulah represent the Victoria Aqua Ski Club of Shawnigan Lake

 

Screenshot of the video taken by Trevor Shewaga while following a car with no tire travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday night. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Drunk driver loses wheel, keeps driving to Duncan

Three men on their way home from a football game took video

Screenshot of the video taken by Trevor Shewaga while following a car with no tire travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday night. (Screenshot)
Professional gardener Denis Canuel is angry about the volume of traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway through Duncan’s core. (Black Press file)

Duncan corridor gridlock a threat to public safety says commuter

Man chastized by authorities for calling 911 for what he deems was an emergency

Professional gardener Denis Canuel is angry about the volume of traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway through Duncan’s core. (Black Press file)
After being called up by the NCAA team, Cowichan Valley No. 26, Massimo Lombardi has left the Capitals to join the University of Vermont Catamounts for the second half of their hockey season. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan Capitals lose second-leading scorer to NCAA

Massimo Lombari has been called up the the NCAA’s Vermont Catamounts

After being called up by the NCAA team, Cowichan Valley No. 26, Massimo Lombardi has left the Capitals to join the University of Vermont Catamounts for the second half of their hockey season. (Todd Blumel photo)
Elite curler Carley Hardie will be participating in the U21 provincial playdowns at the Glen Harper Curling Centre at the end of the month. (Courtesy of the Duncan Curling Club)

Duncan Curling Club to host U21 Provincial playdowns

Public welcome to watch the action at the Sherman Road curling facility

Elite curler Carley Hardie will be participating in the U21 provincial playdowns at the Glen Harper Curling Centre at the end of the month. (Courtesy of the Duncan Curling Club)
Josh Derrah and Gina Dias. (Submitted photo)

Cold weather shelter not open on night of homeless man’s death in Duncan

28-year-old Josh Derrah died outside of the A&W on Dec. 20

Josh Derrah and Gina Dias. (Submitted photo)
The backbone of the Cowichan Valley Soccer Association, Billy Keserich has died. (Cole Hofstra Photography, www.colehofstra.com)
The backbone of the Cowichan Valley Soccer Association, Billy Keserich has died. (Cole Hofstra Photography, www.colehofstra.com)
Cowichan product Ciaran Breen has signed with the MLR’s Toronto Arrows. (Courtesy of Ciaran Breen)

Cowichan’s Breen signs pro rugby deal with Toronto Arrows

Breen went to France to play at Biarritz Olympique’s academy in 2019

Cowichan product Ciaran Breen has signed with the MLR’s Toronto Arrows. (Courtesy of Ciaran Breen)
Cowichan’s Aaron Brown pushed the puck up the ice at a recent home game against the Nanaimo Clippers. Brown was named to the Team West roster for the BC Hockey League’s 2023 Top Prospects Game Friday, Jan. 20 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.(Todd Blumel photo)

Brown to represent Cowichan Capitals at Top Prospects Game

Cowichan drop two more on Interior Division road trip

Cowichan’s Aaron Brown pushed the puck up the ice at a recent home game against the Nanaimo Clippers. Brown was named to the Team West roster for the BC Hockey League’s 2023 Top Prospects Game Friday, Jan. 20 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.(Todd Blumel photo)
A fully engulfed compact vehicle ablaze in the driveway of a Belcarra Road home Monday morning as photographed by neighbour Alanah Downie. (Courtesy of Alanah Downie)

No injuries as car combusts in Cowichan Valley driveway

“I heard two explosions before looking outside to see where the noise was from”

A fully engulfed compact vehicle ablaze in the driveway of a Belcarra Road home Monday morning as photographed by neighbour Alanah Downie. (Courtesy of Alanah Downie)
A fully engulfed compact vehicle ablaze in the driveway of a Belcarra Road home Monday morning as photographed by neighbour Alanah Downie. (Courtesy of Alanah Downie)

No injuries as car combusts in Maple Bay driveway

“I heard two explosions before looking outside to see where the noise was from”

A fully engulfed compact vehicle ablaze in the driveway of a Belcarra Road home Monday morning as photographed by neighbour Alanah Downie. (Courtesy of Alanah Downie)
Cowichan’s Cole Melady (#20) had the hot hand over the weekend, scoring three goals in two losing efforts. (Todd Blumel photo)
Cowichan’s Cole Melady (#20) had the hot hand over the weekend, scoring three goals in two losing efforts. (Todd Blumel photo)
Cowichan Capitals forward Anton Yatsyshin drives up the ice. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan Capitals drop three on busy weekend

Up next: a road trip to Powell River Dec. 3

Cowichan Capitals forward Anton Yatsyshin drives up the ice. (Todd Blumel photo)
Phoebe the pup gets a lift from her owner during Christmas Kick-off in downtown Duncan Friday evening, Nov. 25. The event was well attended and officially kicked off the season in the city. Check out more from the event on page 30. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Christmas Kick-off packs Duncan

Event back full-force

Phoebe the pup gets a lift from her owner during Christmas Kick-off in downtown Duncan Friday evening, Nov. 25. The event was well attended and officially kicked off the season in the city. Check out more from the event on page 30. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Drive BC’s Skutz Falls highway cam looking west Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 5:16 p.m. (Drive BC screenshot)
Drive BC’s Skutz Falls highway cam looking west Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 5:16 p.m. (Drive BC screenshot)
Drive BC’s Skutz Falls highway cam looking west Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 5:16 p.m. (Drive BC screenshot)
Drive BC’s Skutz Falls highway cam looking west Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 5:16 p.m. (Drive BC screenshot)
A group of Cowichan dog professionals has teamed up to help international organization Breaking the Chains raise funds to support dogs caught up in the war in Ukraine. (Breaking the Chains photo)

Vancouver Island dog professionals team up to help dogs flee Ukraine war

Fundraiser for Breaking the Chains organization

A group of Cowichan dog professionals has teamed up to help international organization Breaking the Chains raise funds to support dogs caught up in the war in Ukraine. (Breaking the Chains photo)
Goalie McCoy Bidewell keeps an eye on the puck. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan Valley Capitals fire 70 shots in weekend split

Bench boss Vandekamp 1-1 following return

Goalie McCoy Bidewell keeps an eye on the puck. (Todd Blumel photo)