Warren Goulding

Former North Cowichan CAO Dave Devana. (File photo)

Devana the new CAO of Nanaimo Airport Commission

Former North Cowichan CAO departed from the Municipality in 2017 under mysterious circumstances

Former North Cowichan CAO Dave Devana. (File photo)
A Tribe Called Red (Timothy Nguyen Photography)

Wu-Tang Clan and Canadian favourites to headline Cowichan’s Laketown Shakedown

Wu-Tang Clan, an American hip hop band that has been on the…

A Tribe Called Red (Timothy Nguyen Photography)
Ethan Sampson’s father Darack Sampson and Cowichan Tribes Councillor Jen Charlie say it is highly unusual for Ethan to be out of contact for so long. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

Search for missing Cowichan Tribes man intensifies

Ethan Sampson has been missing since Thursday night.

Ethan Sampson’s father Darack Sampson and Cowichan Tribes Councillor Jen Charlie say it is highly unusual for Ethan to be out of contact for so long. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
Christopher Justice. (File photo)

Proposed moratorium on development in North Cowichan a poor idea

It’s not yet clear how extensive the limit on development would be

Christopher Justice. (File photo)
First Nations drummers make their presence known in the lobby of the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in advance of a public hearing on a proposed rezoning of property owned by the Cowichan Motorsport Circuit. Cowichan Tribes has been opposed to expansion plans at the site. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

N. Cowichan rejects Motorsport rezoning for a second time

The surprise of the night came when Siebring switched to the no side

First Nations drummers make their presence known in the lobby of the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in advance of a public hearing on a proposed rezoning of property owned by the Cowichan Motorsport Circuit. Cowichan Tribes has been opposed to expansion plans at the site. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
Realtor Debbie Simmonds has moved to eXp Realty, the Real Estate Cloud Brokerage. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus realtor Simmonds moves to Cloud Brokerage

Simmonds has been in the business for two decades

Realtor Debbie Simmonds has moved to eXp Realty, the Real Estate Cloud Brokerage. (Photo submitted)
Jared Williams of Cowichan Tribes spoke against the expansion plans. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

Fractious two-day hearing ends with a no for Cowichan Motorsport expansion

A marathon public hearing lasted for more than 13 hours over two days

Jared Williams of Cowichan Tribes spoke against the expansion plans. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
A second night at the public hearing into an expansion plan for the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit turned into a marathon of speakers. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

North Cowichan says no to Motorsport Circuit expansion

North Cowichan councillors have put the brakes on a controversial expansion plan

A second night at the public hearing into an expansion plan for the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit turned into a marathon of speakers. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
Frankie. (Submitted)

Cowichan SAR recovery mission ends in heartbreak for dog owner

Woman will leave the Cowichan Valley with a broken heart and without Frankie

Frankie. (Submitted)
The Cowichan Search and Rescue team prepares to head down the cliff face at Stoney Hill to try to find dog Frankie. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

‘We’ll keep him in our hearts’: Adventurous dog falls over cliff, dies on Vancouver Island

Nikki Bigger will leave the Cowichan Valley with a broken heart and without Frankie.

The Cowichan Search and Rescue team prepares to head down the cliff face at Stoney Hill to try to find dog Frankie. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
Accused killer Colin John found unfit for trial

Accused killer Colin John found unfit for trial

The man accused of killing a Chemainus man more than three years…

Accused killer Colin John found unfit for trial
Ben Kilmer’s disappearance in May 2018 sparked a massive search. His body was found in October. The BC Coroners Service has confirmed that he died by suicide. (Citizen file)

Coroner’s report confirms suicide in Kilmer case

2018 disappearance sparked massive search

Ben Kilmer’s disappearance in May 2018 sparked a massive search. His body was found in October. The BC Coroners Service has confirmed that he died by suicide. (Citizen file)
Tonya Kilmer. (Photo by Warren Goulding)

Tonya Kilmer fighting to block release of coroner’s report

Fears revealing exactly how Ben Kilmer took his life will have traumatic affect on her two children

Tonya Kilmer. (Photo by Warren Goulding)
Tonya Kilmer argues that details of how her husband took his own life should not be released to the public, as it could have a traumatic effect on friends and family. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

B.C. woman fighting to block coroner’s report detailing husband’s death

Fears revealing exactly how Ben Kilmer took his life will have traumatic effect on her two children

Tonya Kilmer argues that details of how her husband took his own life should not be released to the public, as it could have a traumatic effect on friends and family. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
A photo from Ben and Tonya’s engagement. (submitted)

One year after heartbreaking B.C. search, wife reflects on late husband

First anniversary of Ben Kilmer’s disappearance, and a search that galvanized Vancouver Island

A photo from Ben and Tonya’s engagement. (submitted)
David Melaragni, the Cowichan Capitals’ 2018-19 MVP, with coach Mike Vandekamp. (Photo by Warren Goulding)

Caps earned new reputation for work ethic in the BCHL playoffs

Poor regular season long forgotten with players building a belief in themselves

David Melaragni, the Cowichan Capitals’ 2018-19 MVP, with coach Mike Vandekamp. (Photo by Warren Goulding)
Warren Goulding column: Letter to the editor was unfair

Warren Goulding column: Letter to the editor was unfair

I’m always impressed with the volume of letters to the editor that…

Warren Goulding column: Letter to the editor was unfair
Sarah Stipkala, right, was one of the Island Savings Staff welcoming guests including Tiffany Auvinen at the Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce’s first mixer of the year held at Island Savings’ Trunk Street branch. 
(Warren Goulding/Citizen)

Business notes: RRSP deadlines: don’t panic

We’re just two weeks away from the 2019 Business Expo and Community…

Sarah Stipkala, right, was one of the Island Savings Staff welcoming guests including Tiffany Auvinen at the Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce’s first mixer of the year held at Island Savings’ Trunk Street branch. 
(Warren Goulding/Citizen)
Chris Istace talks to North Cowichan council about forestry policy at a special budget meeting Monday night. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

N. Cowichan council mulls big 4-7% tax hike

Proposals to increase staffing at the municipality by hiring five new people were on the agenda

Chris Istace talks to North Cowichan council about forestry policy at a special budget meeting Monday night. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
Don Hatton of Hatton Insurance and Aaron Sutherland of the Insurance Bureau of Canada talk insurance at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo by Warren Goulding)

Insurance Bureau VP touts advantages of private sector auto insurance to Cowichan crowd

B.C.’s insurance system is badly flawed and about to get worse: Insurance Bureau of Canada.

Don Hatton of Hatton Insurance and Aaron Sutherland of the Insurance Bureau of Canada talk insurance at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo by Warren Goulding)