Kevin Rothbauer

Cowichan Capitals’ Logan Rands digs for the puck along the boards in the Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ zone midway through the third period of their BC Hockey League game at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Saturday, April 10, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Cowichan Capitals pick up first two wins of BCHL season

Brockman, Moffatt both up to four goals on the year

Cowichan Capitals’ Logan Rands digs for the puck along the boards in the Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ zone midway through the third period of their BC Hockey League game at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Saturday, April 10, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
A nearly four-hour standoff at an apartment complex on Cowichan Lake Road in Duncan ended peacefully on Wednesday, April 14. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully

Police surround building as homeowner held in apartment by adult son

A nearly four-hour standoff at an apartment complex on Cowichan Lake Road in Duncan ended peacefully on Wednesday, April 14. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Drinkwater Elementary School in Duncan. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Drinkwater Elementary School in Duncan. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Cambridge crew, including Shawnigan Lake School grad Quinten Richardson, celebrates beating Oxford in the 166th running of the Boat Race on Sunday, April 4. (Submitted)

Cowichan Valley graduates square off in fabled Boat Race

Shawnigan alum Richardson and Cambridge edge out Brentwood grad Barakso and Oxford

The Cambridge crew, including Shawnigan Lake School grad Quinten Richardson, celebrates beating Oxford in the 166th running of the Boat Race on Sunday, April 4. (Submitted)
Capitals forward Jackson Alexeev looks for a teammate to pass to during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, April 3. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

Cowichan Capitals still looking for first win of pod season

Effort is there, but third-period errors cost Caps

Capitals forward Jackson Alexeev looks for a teammate to pass to during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, April 3. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)
Theo, an aplomado falcon, has been missing from The Raptors on Herd Road since Monday, April 5. (Facebook image)

Missing falcon returns to Cowichan’s The Raptors

Theo flew away from wildlife centre on April 5

Theo, an aplomado falcon, has been missing from The Raptors on Herd Road since Monday, April 5. (Facebook image)
Cowichan Tribes is holding vaccination clinics April 14 and 15. (Citizen file)
Cowichan Tribes is holding vaccination clinics April 14 and 15. (Citizen file)
An old growth cedar stands in a cut-block within the Caycuse Valley. (Submitted)

Protesters defy court order, stage Easter weekend logging blockades near Cowichan Lake

Group says members willing to risk arrest to save old growth forest near Caycuse, Fairy Creek

An old growth cedar stands in a cut-block within the Caycuse Valley. (Submitted)
Former Duncan resident Rick Fall is running from Vancouver Island to Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. to raise money for two charities. (Submitted)

Former Duncan man laces up for run across Canada

Rick Fall is raising money for Childhood Cancer and Make-a-Wish

Former Duncan resident Rick Fall is running from Vancouver Island to Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. to raise money for two charities. (Submitted)
Cowichan Valley Capitals play-by-play man Justis Doucet will call 19 of the team’s 20 games in the abbreviated 2020-21 season. (Submitted)

19 of 20 Cowichan Capitals games will be on the radio

Justis Doucet will broadcast from pod on Juice FM

Cowichan Valley Capitals play-by-play man Justis Doucet will call 19 of the team’s 20 games in the abbreviated 2020-21 season. (Submitted)
Duncan’s own Kahlil Fontana will be counted on by the Caps for scoring and leadership during the quick 20-game BCHL season. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Caps gear up for intense BCHL season

Cowichan will play in a pod with Alberni, Nanaimo and Victoria

Duncan’s own Kahlil Fontana will be counted on by the Caps for scoring and leadership during the quick 20-game BCHL season. (Citizen file)
The Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation is closing its doors as of April 1. Some programs will be picked up by other agencies. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation closing its doors

CSCF has assisted Valley seniors for 36 years

The Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation is closing its doors as of April 1. Some programs will be picked up by other agencies. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)

Cowichan’s Ts’ewulhutun Health Centre among six to receive overdose response grants

Rural, remote and First Nations communities face obstacles, province points out

Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)
Ralph Mackay Fraser has been ordered to pay $226,000 in compensation to a man he sucker-punched in 2008. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Teacher ordered to pay $226,000 for sucker punch that left man permanently injured

“This was, in short, a thoroughly disgraceful incident”

Ralph Mackay Fraser has been ordered to pay $226,000 in compensation to a man he sucker-punched in 2008. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Rowing Canada has erected a temporary aluminum structure at the Duncan Community Lodge property as part of its move to Quamichan Lake. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Rowing Canada making progress in move to Quamichan Lake

Lake has been ‘invaluable’ in preparation for Tokyo Olympics

Rowing Canada has erected a temporary aluminum structure at the Duncan Community Lodge property as part of its move to Quamichan Lake. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Teacher Tim Coy recited Pi to 1,510 digits in a competition at Shawnigan Lake School on March 14, while four students also surpassed 160 digits. (Arden Gill photo)

A mouthful of Pi: Shawnigan teacher recites 1,510 digits

Tim Coy’s mark is fifth in Canadian rankings, students also impressive

Teacher Tim Coy recited Pi to 1,510 digits in a competition at Shawnigan Lake School on March 14, while four students also surpassed 160 digits. (Arden Gill photo)
A drug bust on Government Street in Duncan on Tuesday, March 30, led to a “substantial seizure” according to the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP. (File photo)

Drug bust in Duncan leads to ‘substantial seizure’

Fentanyl believed to be among substances found by RCMP and CFSEU-BC

A drug bust on Government Street in Duncan on Tuesday, March 30, led to a “substantial seizure” according to the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP. (File photo)
Cowichan Tribes members line up at a drive-up clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 13 to receive the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the region. (Citizen file

More than 2,200 vaccinated at Cowichan Tribes clinics since January

‘It is important we continue to spread kindness, not COVID’

Cowichan Tribes members line up at a drive-up clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 13 to receive the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the region. (Citizen file
David Barnes has collected over 10,000 signatures on a petition that seeks to draw attention to old growth trees in Shawnigan that are in danger. (Submitted photo)

Petition aims to help preserve Koksilah River Ancient Forest

Mosaic says no plans to log the area

David Barnes has collected over 10,000 signatures on a petition that seeks to draw attention to old growth trees in Shawnigan that are in danger. (Submitted photo)
Isaac Burdge, top right, receives the Student of the Month award from Duncan Rotary Club president Gregg Perry, accompanied by Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard and Lake Cowichan School teacher Sean Battye. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Leadership lands Student of the Month Award for Lake Cowichan’s Isaac Burdge

‘We’re very proud of Isaac. He’s perfect for the award’

Isaac Burdge, top right, receives the Student of the Month award from Duncan Rotary Club president Gregg Perry, accompanied by Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard and Lake Cowichan School teacher Sean Battye. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)