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This summer, the Downtown Duncan BIA and the City of Duncan have opened the Station Street Common – new for summer 2021!

New outdoor options expand al fresco dining in Downtown Duncan

Downtown Duncan BIA partners with the City of Duncan on Station Street Common

  • Jul 20, 2021

 

(NEWS FILE PHOTO)

RCMP intercept stolen vehicle on its way into Port Alberni

Vehicle was stolen from the Duncan area

 

Mike Coleman makes his entrance as the Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at the Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce Black Tie Awards in 2014. (Citizen file)

Longtime Duncan mayor Mike Coleman has died

Being mayor for more than two decades is far from the extent of Coleman’s legacy

 

DAVID VAN DEVENTER

Cowichan Citizen and Lake Cowichan Gazette announce new publisher

David van Deventer has been with Black Press Media since 2014

  • Jun 16, 2021
DAVID VAN DEVENTER
The MS Society flag flies at Duncan city hall to mark MS Awareness Month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan and CVRD help mark MS Awareness Month

MS Walk scales back, but fundraisers are still vital for MS Society

The MS Society flag flies at Duncan city hall to mark MS Awareness Month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Downtown Duncan BIA executive director, Amanda Vance, Mayor Michelle Staples, Chief William Seymour and other project participants celebrated the installation of Hul’q’umi’num’ signs. Photo courtesy Downtown Duncan BIA

Cowichan street sign project honours Indigenous history and culture

Hul’q’umi’num’ street signs boost cultural recognition in Downtown Duncan

Downtown Duncan BIA executive director, Amanda Vance, Mayor Michelle Staples, Chief William Seymour and other project participants celebrated the installation of Hul’q’umi’num’ signs. Photo courtesy Downtown Duncan BIA
Sweet gum trees like this one in City Square will be replaced over the next three years. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan plans big tree replacement project for downtown

Sweet gums in City Square and along Station Street will go over the next three years

Sweet gum trees like this one in City Square will be replaced over the next three years. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Finn Coogan, 23, was found dead on May 4, 2019, at the apartment he shared with his brother after RCMP were called for a report of a fight. (Facebook/In Loving Memory of Finn Coogan)

Duncan man found not criminally responsible in slaying of younger brother

Expert witnesses said Daniel Coogan was suffering from psychotic episode during attack

Finn Coogan, 23, was found dead on May 4, 2019, at the apartment he shared with his brother after RCMP were called for a report of a fight. (Facebook/In Loving Memory of Finn Coogan)
Duncan Christian School athletic director Tom Veenstra received the City of Duncan’s Perpetual Trophy for Excellence and Sportsmanship during a Zoom ceremony earlier this month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Christian’s Tom Veenstra honoured with City of Duncan sports award

Athletic director has boosted school and Cowichan Valley sports for more than three decades

Duncan Christian School athletic director Tom Veenstra received the City of Duncan’s Perpetual Trophy for Excellence and Sportsmanship during a Zoom ceremony earlier this month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Painters Jim Tulip, Doug Mackenzie and Gary Henslowe were painting the exterior of the Duncan Butcher Shop and Apple Press printing shop, located between the Trans Canada Highway and Whistler Street, on Oct. 8 as part of neighbourhood painting project. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Duncan’s Whistler Street sees a fresh lick of paint in opioid battle

Group wants to help clean up community, one street at a time

Painters Jim Tulip, Doug Mackenzie and Gary Henslowe were painting the exterior of the Duncan Butcher Shop and Apple Press printing shop, located between the Trans Canada Highway and Whistler Street, on Oct. 8 as part of neighbourhood painting project. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Discover Duncan

Discover Duncan

An inviting region of quaint communities, outdoor recreation and agricultural attractions

  • Apr 23, 2020
Discover Duncan
Inspired Chef Interview with Duncan’s Ian Blom

Inspired Chef Interview with Duncan’s Ian Blom

Hoping to lead the Cowichan Valley culinary scene

  • Aug 24, 2018
Inspired Chef Interview with Duncan’s Ian Blom