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Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BCHL approves back-up plan for 2020-21 season

Without gate revenue, league will rely on player fees, government and business support

Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Island Health is planning a new Wellness and Recovery Centre for 5878 York Rd. in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

March Saturday in Duncan to protest Wellness Centre

Controversial site is close to 4 schools

Island Health is planning a new Wellness and Recovery Centre for 5878 York Rd. in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A Shawnigan Lake woman is facing charges after a bear trap was tampered with. (Submitted)

Vancouver Island woman charged after bear trap tampered with

“Significantly habituated” bear was never caught

A Shawnigan Lake woman is facing charges after a bear trap was tampered with. (Submitted)
Berleen the pig disappeared from a Cobble Hill farm around Aug. 9, less than two weeks before she was scheduled to travel to a sanctuary in Manitoba. (Facebook photo)

Have you seen Berleen? B.C. pig destined for sanctuary goes missing

Berleen was less than two weeks from travelling to Manitoba when she vanished

Berleen the pig disappeared from a Cobble Hill farm around Aug. 9, less than two weeks before she was scheduled to travel to a sanctuary in Manitoba. (Facebook photo)
Duncan-born Philadelphia Flyers goalie coach Kim Dillabaugh works with Carter Hart during a practice session. (Philadelphia Flyers photo)

Cowichan’s Dillabaugh checks in from the NHL bubble in Toronto

Flyers’ Duncan-born goalie coach weighs in on hockey restart

Duncan-born Philadelphia Flyers goalie coach Kim Dillabaugh works with Carter Hart during a practice session. (Philadelphia Flyers photo)
Three active COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island

Three active COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island

Since July 24, Central island has had five new cases, North one, South none

Three active COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island
Shady Lady, a 1943 Consolidated PBY Catalina operated by the Catalina Preservation Society, performs a touch-and-go on Cowichan Lake on Thursday, July 23. (Kevin Rothbauer/Gazette)

Shady Lady: legendary Catalina touches down on Vancouver Island

Two flying boats test the waters west of Youbou, make Port Alberni pitstop

Shady Lady, a 1943 Consolidated PBY Catalina operated by the Catalina Preservation Society, performs a touch-and-go on Cowichan Lake on Thursday, July 23. (Kevin Rothbauer/Gazette)
Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau has received the endorsement of Elizabeth May in the race for the BC Green Party leadership. (Submitted)

Elizabeth May endorses Furstenau in BC Greens race

Former federal party leader backs Cowichan Valley MLA

Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau has received the endorsement of Elizabeth May in the race for the BC Green Party leadership. (Submitted)
Langford teens reunited with family after rescue near Chemainus

Langford teens reunited with family after rescue near Chemainus

Friends spent night in missing truck, spotted by RCMP helicopter

Langford teens reunited with family after rescue near Chemainus
UPDATE: Missing Langford teens found safe

UPDATE: Missing Langford teens found safe

Pair were headed to Lake Cowichan/Youbou area, last heard from in North Cowichan

UPDATE: Missing Langford teens found safe
Police, firefighters and BC Ambulance personnel attend after a Duncan man crashed his car on Highway 18 at Hillcrest Road on Monday, June 22. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan man facing charges after fleeing police, crashing car

The driver, who was the lone occupant, was still inside, and was taken into police custody

Police, firefighters and BC Ambulance personnel attend after a Duncan man crashed his car on Highway 18 at Hillcrest Road on Monday, June 22. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

100 supportive housing units to be built in Duncan, N. Cowichan

‘We have the track record that this works’

This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

NHL return unlikely to affect minor hockey in B.C.: officials

Minor sports remain part of Phase 4 of Restart Plan

Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Duncan’s Queen Margaret’s School pioneers thermal imaging in school reopening

Duncan’s Queen Margaret’s School pioneers thermal imaging in school reopening

Private school is first in B.C. to use new tech post-COVID-19

Duncan’s Queen Margaret’s School pioneers thermal imaging in school reopening
Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan

Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan

Falcon Nest Motel evacuated; residents returned Monday evening

Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan
Emergency crews respond to a crash in Cobble Hill at Fisher Road and the Trans-Canada Highway on May 13. (Colby Perkins photo)

UPDATE: RCMP investigating crash in Cobble Hill Wednesday

Emergency crews are blocking the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Fisher Road

Emergency crews respond to a crash in Cobble Hill at Fisher Road and the Trans-Canada Highway on May 13. (Colby Perkins photo)
Body of Duncan man recovered from Cowichan Lake

Body of Duncan man recovered from Cowichan Lake

33-year-old located along with van under water

Body of Duncan man recovered from Cowichan Lake
Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been rescheduled for 2021, with options for ticket holders to receive refunds or credit for future events. (File photo)

Shakedown and Sunfest rescheduled for summer 2021

Ticket holders can get refunds or credit for future events

Laketown Shakedown and Sunfest have been rescheduled for 2021, with options for ticket holders to receive refunds or credit for future events. (File photo)
Three Roosevelt elk have been illegally hunted in the Cowichan Lake area in recent weeks. (File photo)

Three elk illegally harvested in the Cowichan Lake area in recent weeks

Conservation Officer Service looking for tips

Three Roosevelt elk have been illegally hunted in the Cowichan Lake area in recent weeks. (File photo)
The Cowichan Valley Capitals and Chilliwack Chiefs battle in a game during the 2019-20 B.C. Hockey League season. (File photo)

BCHL asks province for help with pandemic losses

League has ‘every intention’ of playing next season, but financial issues have been identified

The Cowichan Valley Capitals and Chilliwack Chiefs battle in a game during the 2019-20 B.C. Hockey League season. (File photo)