Robert Barron

The neighbours are raising concerns about the overdose prevention site on Trunk Road. (File photo)

Theft, drugs, aggression and public sex plaguing Duncan overdose prevention site?

Neighbours demand action due to nuisance and possibly criminal behaviour around facility

The neighbours are raising concerns about the overdose prevention site on Trunk Road. (File photo)
Bob the elk tranquilized in Youbou to remove clothesline from head

Bob the elk tranquilized in Youbou to remove clothesline from head

“He is, once again, roaming around the area and eating the grass on people’s lawns”

Bob the elk tranquilized in Youbou to remove clothesline from head
Shawinigan Lake’s Anthony Michael Kubica faces murder and kidnapping charges in California. (File photo)

Vancouver Island man extradited to U.S. on murder charges, faces California court date Jan. 24

Shawnigan Lake man being held at California detention centre in lieu of $1 million bail.

Shawinigan Lake’s Anthony Michael Kubica faces murder and kidnapping charges in California. (File photo)
Norovirus outbreak reported at Cowichan District Hospital. (File photo)

Norovirus outbreak at Vancouver Island hospital

Thirteen people so far confirmed or suspected with norovirus

Norovirus outbreak reported at Cowichan District Hospital. (File photo)
Bryann and Braith Williams want their dog-biscuit cart, which was stolen from Bright Angel Park on Dec. 18, returned. (Submitted photo)
Bryann and Braith Williams want their dog-biscuit cart, which was stolen from Bright Angel Park on Dec. 18, returned. (Submitted photo)
This cat is looking for a home after being rescued from under a bus at Kerry Park Arena a few weeks ago. (Submitted photo)

Animal advocates issue warning after Cowichan Valley workers save cat from bus engine

Cats drawn to engine heat at this time of year

This cat is looking for a home after being rescued from under a bus at Kerry Park Arena a few weeks ago. (Submitted photo)
Axle the cat relaxes after being rescued from under a school bus in Duncan Thursday afternoon. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Kitten rescued from under school bus in Duncan

School staff have affectionately called kitten “Axle”

Axle the cat relaxes after being rescued from under a school bus in Duncan Thursday afternoon. (Submitted photo)
Prosecution in Colin John murder trial wrapping up in Duncan

Prosecution in Colin John murder trial wrapping up in Duncan

John on trial for stabbing death in Chemainus in 2016

Prosecution in Colin John murder trial wrapping up in Duncan
Approximately 150 bald eagles have gathered in the Cowichan River estuary for the fall salmon spawning runs. This is one of them in a picture taken by Wilma Harvie from the Cowichan Valley Naturalists Society. (Photo by Wilma Harvie)

Eagles swarming to Cowichan River Estuary

Salmon runs brings in at least 150 bald eagles

Approximately 150 bald eagles have gathered in the Cowichan River estuary for the fall salmon spawning runs. This is one of them in a picture taken by Wilma Harvie from the Cowichan Valley Naturalists Society. (Photo by Wilma Harvie)
Passport bureaucracy preventing Vancouver Island family’s Christmas reunion

Passport bureaucracy preventing Vancouver Island family’s Christmas reunion

Lynda Fort has made several efforts to bring son, a Canadian citizen, from New Zealand

Passport bureaucracy preventing Vancouver Island family’s Christmas reunion
Archaeologists look to make B.C. Indigenous site an outdoor classroom

Archaeologists look to make B.C. Indigenous site an outdoor classroom

The 2.4-hectare two-millennium old Ye’yumnuts village was the focus of fight to protect the site

Archaeologists look to make B.C. Indigenous site an outdoor classroom
Elk poached with a crossbow in Cowichan

Elk poached with a crossbow in Cowichan

Conservation officers look to public for help after bull killed

Elk poached with a crossbow in Cowichan
Murder trial continues as judge rules Colin John fit to stand trial

Murder trial continues as judge rules Colin John fit to stand trial

Another eight people are on the witness list.

Murder trial continues as judge rules Colin John fit to stand trial
Seismologists state that the series of earthquakes felt off the coast of B.C. recently are not connected to the subduction zone where the “big One is expected to hit. (File photo)

Run of earthquakes off Vancouver Island not connected to the Big One

Recent tremors not adding or lessening stress on the danger zone

Seismologists state that the series of earthquakes felt off the coast of B.C. recently are not connected to the subduction zone where the “big One is expected to hit. (File photo)
‘Dead Man’s Penny’ remembers war, sacrifice for Vancouver Island business owner

‘Dead Man’s Penny’ remembers war, sacrifice for Vancouver Island business owner

Plaque commemorates Duncan man’s soldier grandfather

‘Dead Man’s Penny’ remembers war, sacrifice for Vancouver Island business owner
These vehicles, parked on Oct. 21 with their tires on the memorial cairn on top of Mount Prevost, are raising concerns about disrespect to the memorial for those lost in the two world wars. (Submitted photo)

Duncan mountaintop war monument “desecrated” by 4x4s

Senior dismayed to find off-road vehicles parked with tires on cairn

These vehicles, parked on Oct. 21 with their tires on the memorial cairn on top of Mount Prevost, are raising concerns about disrespect to the memorial for those lost in the two world wars. (Submitted photo)
Jennifer Cleough is the director of ‘Deathtrap’, which is playing at Duncan’s Mercury Theatre. Recent thefts are keeping the production company on its toes. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Duncan play faces challenges even before first performance as thieves strike

Thefts hamper Deathtrap days before opening at Mercury Theatre

Jennifer Cleough is the director of ‘Deathtrap’, which is playing at Duncan’s Mercury Theatre. Recent thefts are keeping the production company on its toes. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Paper Excellence Canada buys Catalyst Paper, which owns the Crofton mill. (File photo)

Catalyst Paper on Vancouver Island sold to Paper Excellence

Catalyst employs about 1,500 forestry workers in Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River

Paper Excellence Canada buys Catalyst Paper, which owns the Crofton mill. (File photo)
Dean Thomas Hathaway received a sentence of four years for manslaughter and firearms charges (File photo)

Dean Thomas Hathaway sentenced to three years for manslaughter in Duncan stabbing

Hathaway will serve an additional year for firearms offences

Dean Thomas Hathaway received a sentence of four years for manslaughter and firearms charges (File photo)
Police raided a house on Trunk Road and seized drugs and stolen property. Five people have been arrested. (file photo)

Five arrested and drugs seized as police raid Vancouver Island house

Cash and suspected stolen property also seized

Police raided a house on Trunk Road and seized drugs and stolen property. Five people have been arrested. (file photo)