Kevin Rothbauer

Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau is seeking the leadership of the B.C. Green Party. The leadership race has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19

Cowichan Valley MLA Furstenau among contenders

Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau is seeking the leadership of the B.C. Green Party. The leadership race has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
Crofton girl, 12, makes video plea about COVID-19 safety

Crofton girl, 12, makes video plea about COVID-19 safety

‘OK Canada, enough is enough! We need to stop this virus from spreading’

Crofton girl, 12, makes video plea about COVID-19 safety
Students on Rotary Club exchanges have been told to remain in their host countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

B.C. Rotary exchange students told to ‘shelter in place’ through COVID-19

Participants concerned about being stuck, visas running out

Students on Rotary Club exchanges have been told to remain in their host countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
A pedestrian was airlifted after being struck on the Trans-Canada Highway north of Duncan late Wednesday morning. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

UPDATED: Patient airlifted from Duncan after being crushed by car

Trans-Canada Highway closed for helicopter, has since reopened

A pedestrian was airlifted after being struck on the Trans-Canada Highway north of Duncan late Wednesday morning. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Rinks from across the province competed at curling clubs in Lake Cowichan, Duncan and Mill Bay on March 5-8 at the 2020 Connect Hearing BC Masters Curling Championships. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)

B.C. Masters Curling champ crowned in Cowichan

With six wins and one loss in round-robin play, Craig’s team had the best record on the men’s side

Rinks from across the province competed at curling clubs in Lake Cowichan, Duncan and Mill Bay on March 5-8 at the 2020 Connect Hearing BC Masters Curling Championships. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)
Ben, Margie and Matt vanBoven display some of the Cowichan Milk Company’s product at their farm stand on Koksilah Road. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Milk Company: from grass to glass, bottled milk right to your door

Farm stand open 6 days a week, and home delivery is available everywhere from Mill Bay to Chemainus.

Ben, Margie and Matt vanBoven display some of the Cowichan Milk Company’s product at their farm stand on Koksilah Road. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Kyle Fredrickson and Andrew Todd repeated as world champions in the PR3 men’s pair. (Submitted)

Duncan’s Kyle Fredrickson defends title at rowing worlds

Mill Bay’s Jesse Brockway makes world championships debut

Kyle Fredrickson and Andrew Todd repeated as world champions in the PR3 men’s pair. (Submitted)
Anthony Smith, 58, reported missing from Duncan

Anthony Smith, 58, reported missing from Duncan

RCMP asking for help finding Cowichan Valley man

Anthony Smith, 58, reported missing from Duncan
Pat Kay displays the trophy from the 2017 Singapore Sevens during a visit to the Cowichan Rugby Football Club later that spring. Kay and the Canadian men’s sevens team have qualified for the 2020 Olympics. (Citizen file)

Vancouver Island rugby star bound for Tokyo Olympics

Duncan product helps make rugby history again

Pat Kay displays the trophy from the 2017 Singapore Sevens during a visit to the Cowichan Rugby Football Club later that spring. Kay and the Canadian men’s sevens team have qualified for the 2020 Olympics. (Citizen file)
Vancouver Island breeder surrenders pugs, French bulldogs to SPCA

Vancouver Island breeder surrenders pugs, French bulldogs to SPCA

21 dogs surrendered, suffering from medical issues

Vancouver Island breeder surrenders pugs, French bulldogs to SPCA
Angela Marie Mitchell, 35, was last seen on May 16, 2019. (Submitted)

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP looking for missing woman

Angela Marie Mitchell, 35, was last seen on May 16

Angela Marie Mitchell, 35, was last seen on May 16, 2019. (Submitted)
A house on Trunk Road in Duncan was destroyed by fire on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

UPDATE: 3 people, 3 dogs make narrow escape as fire guts home in Duncan

Firefighters called to Trunk Road residence just before 10 p.m. Saturday

A house on Trunk Road in Duncan was destroyed by fire on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Michael Christian Zortea, 60, was last seen in late November 2018. (Submitted)

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP looking for missing 60-year-old man

Michael Christian Zortea has not been seen since November

Michael Christian Zortea, 60, was last seen in late November 2018. (Submitted)
North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are looking for 28-year-old Aaron Denofreo. (Submitted)

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP searching for missing man

Aaron Denofreo, 28, may be on the Lower Mainland

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are looking for 28-year-old Aaron Denofreo. (Submitted)
Runners begin the Cobble Hill 10K on Jan. 27. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Victoria runners tops in Cobble Hill 10K

Cobble Hill’s own Jed Leech is top Cowichan Valley finisher

Runners begin the Cobble Hill 10K on Jan. 27. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Raptor Rescue Centre volunteer Isaac King points to a juvenile bald eagle shortly after its release in the Cowichan Valley following its recovery from being poisoned. Three more eagles are still recovering. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

VIDEO: Recovery and release of poisoned eagles continues in Cowichan Valley

Second bird set free, three more remain in care

Raptor Rescue Centre volunteer Isaac King points to a juvenile bald eagle shortly after its release in the Cowichan Valley following its recovery from being poisoned. Three more eagles are still recovering. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Veterinary technicians at VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital treat two bald eagles after a spate of poisonings in North Cowichan earlier this month. (Submitted)

Positive prognosis for poisoned Vancouver Island eagles

Six birds should be ready to go home soon; investigation continues

Veterinary technicians at VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital treat two bald eagles after a spate of poisonings in North Cowichan earlier this month. (Submitted)
Veterinary technicians at VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital treat two bald eagles after a spate of poisonings in North Cowichan this past week. (Submitted)

12 poisoned eagles found in Cowichan Valley

Improper disposal of euthanized animal suspected

Veterinary technicians at VCA Canada Island Animal Hospital treat two bald eagles after a spate of poisonings in North Cowichan this past week. (Submitted)
Legendary B.C. sports writer Jim Taylor died on Monday at the age of 82. (Facebook photo)

Celebrated B.C. sports writer Jim Taylor dies

Longtime columnist and author was 82

Legendary B.C. sports writer Jim Taylor died on Monday at the age of 82. (Facebook photo)
Man dies in Cobble Hill trailer fire

Man dies in Cobble Hill trailer fire

Foul play not suspected in death on Thursday night

Man dies in Cobble Hill trailer fire