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Cowichan Tribes man Adrian Sylvester is worried that he was targetted by a trailer hitch thrown from a vehicle. (Facebook photo)

Cowichan Tribes man worried he was target of trailer hitch

Adrian Sylvester says no one has reported a missing hitch after one nearly hit him

 

Darren Campbell's truck was stolen when he stopped to check on a car in a ditch (pictured) on Cowichan Bay Road on Monday morning. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Cowichan Bay Good Samaritan’s stolen truck recovered

‘Very much appreciated the help from so many people. I hope the very best for all of you’

 

Sonia Furstenau, MLA

Proposed Health Professions Act would eliminate barriers, guide regulations

Is your doctor a member of good standing with the BC College…

  • Jun 14, 2021

 

Dr. Lindsay McCunn, a VIU psychology professor, is working with Island Health to survey employees about architectural elements and design features that they associate with work satisfaction, productivity, well-being and more. (Vancouver Island University photo)

CDH staff surveyed on hospital design features

Input to assist in development of the new hospital

Dr. Lindsay McCunn, a VIU psychology professor, is working with Island Health to survey employees about architectural elements and design features that they associate with work satisfaction, productivity, well-being and more. (Vancouver Island University photo)
Bike Fest Series returns to Vancouver Island next week. Hosted by multiple award winning humanitarian engineer and top mountain biking coach Anita Naidu of  Whistler (pictured). Photo supplied

Bike Fest Series coming to Cumberland, Cowichan Valley

Bike Fest Series returns to Vancouver Island next week. Hosted by award-winning…

  • Jun 9, 2021
Bike Fest Series returns to Vancouver Island next week. Hosted by multiple award winning humanitarian engineer and top mountain biking coach Anita Naidu of  Whistler (pictured). Photo supplied
School is in session for one more month and RCMP are reminding drivers to keep bus riders safe. (Submitted)

RCMP on alert for driver infractions near Cowichan school buses

Every Cowichan Valley School District bus has been outfitted with surveillance cameras

School is in session for one more month and RCMP are reminding drivers to keep bus riders safe. (Submitted)
The body of Thomas Turner was found in the Cowichan River on May 21. (Facebook)

Cowichan River victim’s family looking for help with funds for funeral

Donations can be made to the Norcross Return-It centre

The body of Thomas Turner was found in the Cowichan River on May 21. (Facebook)
Flanked by Quamichan School principal Nicole Young (left) and Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard, Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry presents Eilish Young with her certificate. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Civic-minded leader earns Cowichan Valley Student of the Month honours

Quamichan School’s Eilish Young deserving of April award

Flanked by Quamichan School principal Nicole Young (left) and Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard, Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry presents Eilish Young with her certificate. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
This electric school bus is the newest addition to the Cowichan School District’s fleet. (Submitted)

Electric school bus arrives in the Cowichan Valley

Bus will be transporting students to school soon

This electric school bus is the newest addition to the Cowichan School District’s fleet. (Submitted)
Andy Hutchins contributed to the Cowichan Valley in uncountable ways, including as vice chair of KidSport Cowichan for the last 10 years. (Submitted)

Cowichan’s Andy Hutchins mourned by sports community and beyond

Rugby, rowing, football, KidSport, Wall of Fame, Maple Bay FD all touched by community titan

Andy Hutchins contributed to the Cowichan Valley in uncountable ways, including as vice chair of KidSport Cowichan for the last 10 years. (Submitted)
A Shawnigan Lake man was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, May 23. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man airlifted to hospital after collision near Youbou

21-year-old Shawnigan Lake man was treated and released

A Shawnigan Lake man was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, May 23. (Black Press Media file photo)
RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)

UPDATE: Body recovered from Cowichan River in Duncan has been identified

49-year-old man not named, criminality not suspected

RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)
RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)

Body recovered from Cowichan River in Duncan

RCMP and BC Coroners Service working to establish identity and other details

RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)
The Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society and Mosaic Forest Management are teaming up to create more trails in the Cowichan Lake area. (File photo)

Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers and Mosaic partner to build new trails

Non-motorized recreational trails to be built on 1,000 hectares of forest land

The Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society and Mosaic Forest Management are teaming up to create more trails in the Cowichan Lake area. (File photo)
Leona DeOliveira running around town wearing a fox tail along with a crown she’s made that features the CFOX logo. She’s trying to win the Go Fox Yourself contest. (Submitted)

Cowichan woman hoping to win big while showcasing Cowichan

Vancouver-based radio contest has Leona DeOliveira wearing a crown and fox tail

Leona DeOliveira running around town wearing a fox tail along with a crown she’s made that features the CFOX logo. She’s trying to win the Go Fox Yourself contest. (Submitted)
Gulf Islands artists Marsha Batchelor and Bev Paterson will be exhibiting painting and sculpture in the CVAC gallery at the Cowichan Community Centre May 28 to June 19, 2021. (Submitted)

A&E column: Art, art, art — plus a Read-a-Thon

What’s going on in arts and culture in the Cowichan Valley

Gulf Islands artists Marsha Batchelor and Bev Paterson will be exhibiting painting and sculpture in the CVAC gallery at the Cowichan Community Centre May 28 to June 19, 2021. (Submitted)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Shawnigan RCMP wrap up investigation into ‘suspicious occurrence’

Police and complainant satisfied with explanation

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

Possible COVID-19 exposure reported at Mill Bay Thrifty Foods

Employee tested positive, last worked on May 8

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
The Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society and Mosaic Forest Management are teaming up to create more trails in the Cowichan Lake area. (File photo)

Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers and Mosaic partner to build new trails

Non-motorized recreational trails to be built on 1,000 hectares of forest land

The Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society and Mosaic Forest Management are teaming up to create more trails in the Cowichan Lake area. (File photo)
Madison Holman displays a cat stuffie she received from her school while awaiting surgery at BC Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)

GoFundMe set up for Duncan girl following cancer diagnosis

Madison Holman, 11, was rushed to Vancouver for emergency surgery

Madison Holman displays a cat stuffie she received from her school while awaiting surgery at BC Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)