Kevin Rothbauer

Cold snap coming to Vancouver Island, but get ready for warm winter

Cold snap coming to Vancouver Island, but get ready for warm winter

Islanders should expect overnight temperatures below freezing throughout the weekend

Cold snap coming to Vancouver Island, but get ready for warm winter
North Cowichan was Canada’s warmest place on Wednesday, reaching a high of 15.9 C. (File photo)

North Cowichan is Canada’s hot spot on Wednesday

The Warmland lives up to its name

North Cowichan was Canada’s warmest place on Wednesday, reaching a high of 15.9 C. (File photo)
Dallas Macleod, 18, has been missing since Aug. 10. (Submitted)

RCMP looking for missing Duncan teen

Dallas Macleod, 18, was last seen on Aug. 10

Dallas Macleod, 18, has been missing since Aug. 10. (Submitted)
Flames were visible as firefighters worked the blaze on Maple Mountain Wednesday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

VIDEO: Fire crews called out wildfire near Crofton

A helicopter has been requested.

Flames were visible as firefighters worked the blaze on Maple Mountain Wednesday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Duncan Meadows Golf Course is hosting the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship next Monday to Thursday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Golf’s Canadian Amateur Championship comes to Vancouver Island

Duncan Meadows hosting in conjunction with Pheasant Glen

Duncan Meadows Golf Course is hosting the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship next Monday to Thursday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games triathletes take on their coaches in fun race

Alumni, coaches and competitors from all eight zones across the province teamed up and raced

International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 5: Nate Rosser dedicates BC Games to late friend who died of a stroke

Tsawwassen teen keeps memories of Kyle Losse, 14, alive at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games

Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Maggie Banks delivers a pass to one of her Vancouver Island-Central Coast teammates during a match against the Kootenays at the 2018 BC Summer Games girls rugby sevens tournament on Friday, July 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 6: Rugby star Maggie Banks carries family legacy to BC Games

Shawnigan Lake student and Coquitlam native following her parents to the national program

Maggie Banks delivers a pass to one of her Vancouver Island-Central Coast teammates during a match against the Kootenays at the 2018 BC Summer Games girls rugby sevens tournament on Friday, July 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)

BC Games marks 40 years in 2018

Cowichan Games a milestone for BC Games Society

Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)
The Mexican national women’s rugby sevens team is taking on Canada at Brentwood College School on Tuesday afternoon. (Submitted)

Canada faces Mexico in women’s sevens on Tuesday

Cowichan Valley coach preparing Mexico for first World Cup

The Mexican national women’s rugby sevens team is taking on Canada at Brentwood College School on Tuesday afternoon. (Submitted)
Residents of North Cowichan and Duncan voted in a referendum on Saturday to decide on an amalgamation proposal. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Amalgamation fails in North Cowichan and Duncan

North Cowichan says yes, but Duncan says no

Residents of North Cowichan and Duncan voted in a referendum on Saturday to decide on an amalgamation proposal. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Ben Kilmer, 41, has been missing since his van was found running in the Sahltam area last Wednesday. (Submitted)

SAR scaling back in Kilmer search, but friends will keep looking

Search for 41-year-old Cobble Hill dad hits six-day mark

Ben Kilmer, 41, has been missing since his van was found running in the Sahltam area last Wednesday. (Submitted)
Convergent volunteers discuss the search for 41-year-old Cobble Hill dad Ben Kilmer on Sunday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Friends and family playing huge role in search for Vancouver Island man

Volunteers from the public join forces with SAR crews

Convergent volunteers discuss the search for 41-year-old Cobble Hill dad Ben Kilmer on Sunday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bring in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Countdown is on to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games

Cowichan Valley hosts on July 19-22

Gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bring in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan’s Big Stick paying tribute to Humboldt Broncos

Cowichan’s Big Stick paying tribute to Humboldt Broncos

Broncos logo adorns Stick, community plans light-up

Cowichan’s Big Stick paying tribute to Humboldt Broncos
Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)

Cowichan Valley coaches reflect on Humboldt bus crash

Former Caps bench boss Bob Beatty led Broncos for eight seasons

Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)
RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges

RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges

William Meers is known to frequent the Duncan area

RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges
RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges

RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges

William Meers is known to frequent the Duncan area

RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges
Samantha Lillywhite and Mikayla Brennan-McCann display their silver medals from the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championships. Both girls are headed to Vegas with BC Elite Youth Sevens teams this week. (Citizen file)

B.C. sending three youth rugby teams to Vegas Sevens

Players from across province recruited for elite sides

Samantha Lillywhite and Mikayla Brennan-McCann display their silver medals from the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championships. Both girls are headed to Vegas with BC Elite Youth Sevens teams this week. (Citizen file)
Rogers Hometown Hockey co-host Tara Slone drops the puck for a ceremonial faceoff between Cowichan Valley Capitals captain Troy MacTavish (right) and Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Mitch Oliver prior to Saturday night’s BCHL tilt, one of many highlights of the festival’s visit to the Cowichan Valley last weekend. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)                                Rogers Hometown Hockey co-host Tara Slone drops the puck for a ceremonial faceoff between Cowichan Valley Capitals captain Troy MacTavish (right) and Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Mitch Oliver prior to Saturday night’s BCHL tilt. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)                                Rogers Hometown Hockey co-host Tara Slone drops the puck for a ceremonial faceoff between Cowichan Valley Capitals captain Troy MacTavish (right) and Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Mitch Oliver prior to Saturday night’s BCHL tilt. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Hometown Hockey visits home of the Big Stick on Vancouver Island

Cowichan Valley hosts Rogers broadcast and accompanying festival

Rogers Hometown Hockey co-host Tara Slone drops the puck for a ceremonial faceoff between Cowichan Valley Capitals captain Troy MacTavish (right) and Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Mitch Oliver prior to Saturday night’s BCHL tilt, one of many highlights of the festival’s visit to the Cowichan Valley last weekend. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)                                Rogers Hometown Hockey co-host Tara Slone drops the puck for a ceremonial faceoff between Cowichan Valley Capitals captain Troy MacTavish (right) and Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Mitch Oliver prior to Saturday night’s BCHL tilt. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)                                Rogers Hometown Hockey co-host Tara Slone drops the puck for a ceremonial faceoff between Cowichan Valley Capitals captain Troy MacTavish (right) and Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Mitch Oliver prior to Saturday night’s BCHL tilt. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)