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Police are investigating an alleged double homicide in Crofton. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

RCMP investigating reported double homicide in Crofton

Police were called to the scene shortly after midnight on Saturday, Oct. 23

Police are investigating an alleged double homicide in Crofton. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Two-time Olympic wrestler Danielle Lappage shows off some moves, using Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club as her guinea pig, after speaking to students at Queen Margaret’s School on Oct. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Olympic wrestler talks perseverance with Vancouver island students

Danielle Lappage overcame injuries and disappointment over her remarkable career

Two-time Olympic wrestler Danielle Lappage shows off some moves, using Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club as her guinea pig, after speaking to students at Queen Margaret’s School on Oct. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Duncan’s Callum Davison is the Points Leader and Player of the Year on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada for 2021. (Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada photo)

Duncan golfer Callum Davison wins Mackenzie Tour points title

Overall championship comes with invitation to 2022 RBC Canadian Open

Duncan’s Callum Davison is the Points Leader and Player of the Year on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada for 2021. (Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada photo)
Cowichan Tribes is doing extensive remediation work on the Cowichan and Koksilah rivers this fall. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

$3-million Cowichan Tribes river remediation projects underway

Work this fall relates to flood and erosion mitigation, protection of fish habitat

Cowichan Tribes is doing extensive remediation work on the Cowichan and Koksilah rivers this fall. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Callum Davison hoists the GolfBC Championship trophy. (Mackenzie Tour photo)

Vancouver Island’s Callum Davison wins GolfBC Championship

Davison becomes the first two-time winner on the Mackenzie Tour this season

Callum Davison hoists the GolfBC Championship trophy. (Mackenzie Tour photo)
Island Health’s COVID-19 testing site for the Cowichan Valley is located at 5151 Polkey Road in Duncan. (Google Street View)
Island Health’s COVID-19 testing site for the Cowichan Valley is located at 5151 Polkey Road in Duncan. (Google Street View)
Thrifty Foods. (Black Press file photo)

3 Thrifty Foods stores on Vancouver Island report COVID-19 cases in past week

Locations are in Duncan, Courtenay and Victoria

Thrifty Foods. (Black Press file photo)
Firefighters cut into the roof of the Brae Road Gospel Chapel while trying to extinguish a fire on Tuesday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Morning church fire in Duncan considered suspicious

Smoke could be seen billowing from the Brae Road Gospel Chapel

Firefighters cut into the roof of the Brae Road Gospel Chapel while trying to extinguish a fire on Tuesday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Alistair MacGregor and members of his team gathered at the campaign office to watch the election results roll in on Monday night, with MacGregor securing his third term as MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

NDP’s MacGregor wins convincing victory in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

Third-term MP sees housing as No. 1 issue in his riding

Alistair MacGregor and members of his team gathered at the campaign office to watch the election results roll in on Monday night, with MacGregor securing his third term as MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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UPDATED: 12 schools in Cowichan Valley have reported COVID within school community

11 Valley schools have reported cases in their communities

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RCMP officers and protesters face off at a camp in Fairy Creek with tripod structures visible in the background. (Submitted by BC RCMP)

Police union survey says most in B.C. support enforcement at Fairy Creek

82% agree with enforcement, 77% support right to peaceful protest

RCMP officers and protesters face off at a camp in Fairy Creek with tripod structures visible in the background. (Submitted by BC RCMP)
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UPDATED: Khowhemun latest Cowichan Valley schools with COVID within school community

10 Valley schools have reported cases in their communities

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Fairy Creek protesters say that some of their belongings, including tarps and awnings, ended up in this dumpster at the Bings Creek waste management facility. (Carole Toothill photo)

Protesters, Teal Jones disagree about Fairy Creek ‘garbage’

Abandoned or confiscated? Company says personal items are being returned

Fairy Creek protesters say that some of their belongings, including tarps and awnings, ended up in this dumpster at the Bings Creek waste management facility. (Carole Toothill photo)
RCMP officers gather in front of a tripod erected by protesters on the Granite Mainline Forest Service Road in the Fairy Creek watershed on Tuesday, Sept. 14. (RCMP photo)

Fairy Creek arrests surpass 1,000 in Canada’s largest act of civil disobedience

Police made 856 arrests during logging protests at Clayoquot Sound in 1993

RCMP officers gather in front of a tripod erected by protesters on the Granite Mainline Forest Service Road in the Fairy Creek watershed on Tuesday, Sept. 14. (RCMP photo)
Jane Kilthei introduces speakers at a pre-election climate change rally in Duncan on Wednesday, Sept. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Rally in Duncan urges voters to think about climate change

Pipelines and transition away from fossil fuels are key issues

Jane Kilthei introduces speakers at a pre-election climate change rally in Duncan on Wednesday, Sept. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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UPDATE: COVID-19 cases reported at 6 Cowichan Valley schools

Kelsey, Bench, Drinkwater, Quamichan, Cow High contact families

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Cowichan Valley Soccer Association president Bill Keserich and some young friends thank KidSport Cowichan for their support. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

KidSport Cowichan wants to see kids get back in action this fall

Funds are available for young athletes as sports return

Cowichan Valley Soccer Association president Bill Keserich and some young friends thank KidSport Cowichan for their support. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Nelson Billy was last seen on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. (Submitted by North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP)

UPDATE: Cowichan RCMP call off search for missing person Nelson Billy

Missing man was last seen on Friday, Sept. 3

Nelson Billy was last seen on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. (Submitted by North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP)
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COVID-19 exposures reported at 2 Cowichan Valley schools

Frances Kelsey Secondary and Bench Elementary announce cases

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A small group rallied to support health care workers at the Cowichan District Hospital on Thursday, Sept. 2, the day after a large protest against vaccine measures. (Submitted photo)

Rally supports health care workers at Cowichan District Hospital

‘We were really upset about what happened’ group said about Sept. 1 protest

A small group rallied to support health care workers at the Cowichan District Hospital on Thursday, Sept. 2, the day after a large protest against vaccine measures. (Submitted photo)