Citizen staffers up for a pair of Ma Murray awards from B.C./Yukon newspaper association

The Cowichan Valley Citizen has received two nods from the British Columbia/Yukon Community Newspaper Association.

Editor Andrea Rondeau and reporter Sarah Simpson have been named finalists for this year’s Ma

Murray Awards, which recognize the best of the best of community newspapers.

Rondeau has been nominated in the Black and White Feature Photo category for her photograph entitled "Violence against women

casts long shadows", taken at the Dec. 6 National Day of Remembrance vigil at Vancouver Island University.

Simpson has been nominated in the Business Writing category for her story "Salt entrepreneur turns

to the sea for starting point", a profile of Cobble Hill’s Vancouver Island Salt Co. that ran in the annual agriculture edition last May 31.

The Citizen’s colleagues from across town, Cowichan News

Leader Pictorial staffers Don Bodger and Andrew Leong have also been nominated.

This year’s Ma Murray awards Gala is slated for April 26, at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond.

Just Posted

The circus is coming back to Duncan; get free kids tickets from the Citizen

This is a real, old fashioned circus, in a big tent, featuring high wire acts, clowns, and more

New ‘Patio Portal’ planned for Cowichan Bay

Project will improve public access to the Cowichan Bay waterfront

What you said: Pay for use water a controversial topic

Public works crews have been busy for the last four years installing water meters

Pair of 11-year-old Cowichan highland dancers heading to Virginia for competition

Amelia Marsh and Maya Sundstrom are excited about the possibilities

VIDEO: ‘Thrones,’ ‘Fleabag’ top Emmys

Billy Porter makes history as first openly gay black man to win best drama-series acting Emmy

‘This is savage’: Strip club owner suspects arson in Williams Lake fire

Investigators on scene to determine cause of fire that destroyed at least two businesses

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-free ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

Judge rules cops did not coerce statement from B.C. man accused of assaulting sex worker

Defence wanted Vernon’s Curtis Sagmoen’s video interview with police deemed inadmissible

GRAPHIC: Tortured cat found with string around its neck in Kelowna alleyway

City crews have been contacted and are on the way to pick up the dead feline.

Firefighters may be needed for paramedic apartment access, experts say

Better coordination recommended in urban B.C. 9-1-1 calls

B.C. police chief to speak to Liberal candidate after second ad appears featuring photo of officer

Jati Sidhu had said an ad with the same photo posted last Friday was ‘not appropriate’

Tour de Rock ride kicks off in the North Island

I would ride all day in the rain if it means raising money to help these kids”

Three B.C. moms to launch CBD-infused water

Three friends say benefits may include anxiety relief, pain management

Most Read