Robert Barron

Earl Morris thanks first-aid professionals and the staff at the Cowichan District Hospital for saving his life after having a heart attack. (File photo)
Earl Morris thanks first-aid professionals and the staff at the Cowichan District Hospital for saving his life after having a heart attack. (File photo)
Province will hold a round-table discussion on the new anti-dumping tariffs that the U.S. has placed on Catalyst Paper. (File photo)

Province steps up to help Catalyst Paper in war against U.S. duties

Paper company hit with more than 28 per cent in American tariffs

Province will hold a round-table discussion on the new anti-dumping tariffs that the U.S. has placed on Catalyst Paper. (File photo)
2 B.C. men deemed heroes for saving man from fire

2 B.C. men deemed heroes for saving man from fire

Fire on Coronation Avenue in Duncan sends one man to hospital

2 B.C. men deemed heroes for saving man from fire
A campaign has begun to halt new punitive tariffs at Catalyst Paper’s mills in B.C., including the Crofton pulp and paper mill. (File photo)

Union says Trump bullying threatens hundreds of B.C. pulp mill jobs

Fear mounts that new U.S. anti-dumping duties could price Catalyst mills out of business

A campaign has begun to halt new punitive tariffs at Catalyst Paper’s mills in B.C., including the Crofton pulp and paper mill. (File photo)
Red was reunited with his thrilled owner after having been stolen last fall. (submitted)

Rare dog lost for six months returned to Vancouver Island owner

Redbone coonhound stolen from car in Saanich

Red was reunited with his thrilled owner after having been stolen last fall. (submitted)
The cherry trees are out along Duncan’s Canada Avenue, but cool temperatures and a lack of blue sky have some asking, is it really spring? (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

April showers make Vancouver Island residents wonder: is it really spring?

But March was fifth driest in region on record on southern Island

The cherry trees are out along Duncan’s Canada Avenue, but cool temperatures and a lack of blue sky have some asking, is it really spring? (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
B.C. Human Rights Tribunal will investigate a complaint against Vancouver Island University. (File photo)

B.C. university student’s diaper fetish now a human rights issue

Staff, students claim they were placed at risk of sexual harassment by student

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal will investigate a complaint against Vancouver Island University. (File photo)
An investigation has found that there is insufficient evidence to conclude that a North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP officer caused a jaw injury to a man in an incident last summer. (File photo)

Report concludes police not responsible for Island man’s broken jaw

Man claimed RCMP hurt jaw during his apprehension

An investigation has found that there is insufficient evidence to conclude that a North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP officer caused a jaw injury to a man in an incident last summer. (File photo)
North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP seeks public help with groping case. (File photo)

Groping case has Cowichan police asking for help

Man alleged to have groped number of people in Duncan on Feb. 18

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP seeks public help with groping case. (File photo)
The Cowichan SPCA helped to adopt out an entire litter of pigs. (Citizen file)

Owner of potbelly pig says he’s sorry for killing her for food

Molly was adopted from SPCA in January

The Cowichan SPCA helped to adopt out an entire litter of pigs. (Citizen file)
Therapy cat that was replaced with a robotic stuffed tiy at a Duncan care facility now back home with family. (File photo)

Cat taken from senior in Vancouver Island care home now with family

Cat was replaced with a robotic stuffed toy

Therapy cat that was replaced with a robotic stuffed tiy at a Duncan care facility now back home with family. (File photo)
Sandi Trent, manager of the Cowichan & District branch of the SPCA, holds one of 57 potbelly pigs the branch took in last summer. (File photo)

Adopted pet pig gets killed and eaten

Animal was adopted out by SPCA staff in the Cowichan Valley

Sandi Trent, manager of the Cowichan & District branch of the SPCA, holds one of 57 potbelly pigs the branch took in last summer. (File photo)
Sandi Trent, manager of the Cowichan & District branch of the SPCA, holds one of 57 potbelly pigs the branch took in last summer. (File photo)

Adopted pet pig killed for food

SPCA staff devastated by news

Sandi Trent, manager of the Cowichan & District branch of the SPCA, holds one of 57 potbelly pigs the branch took in last summer. (File photo)
Two Duncan found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in violent case. (File photo)

Duncan cousins found guilty of aggravated sexual assault

Assault so violent, victim required surgery

Two Duncan found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in violent case. (File photo)
The Valley could be hit with snowfall this weekend. (File photo)

Big chill coming for eastern Vancouver Island

Arctic cold front expected to cover area by Saturday night

The Valley could be hit with snowfall this weekend. (File photo)
Darreld Rayner is seen here in a beloved family picture shared with the ‘Citizen’. (Submitted)

Remains found of Vancouver Island man missing 10 years

Body confirmed as Darreld Rayner

Darreld Rayner is seen here in a beloved family picture shared with the ‘Citizen’. (Submitted)
Loretta Simms, left, hands over a collection of rings and a necklace to Arlene Cristofoli that she discovered in a Q-tip box at HATS Thrift Store on Station Street in Duncan last week. (Submitted photo)

Woman finds valuable rings in Q-tip box at Duncan hospital thrift store

Rings to be donated to hospital auxiliary

Loretta Simms, left, hands over a collection of rings and a necklace to Arlene Cristofoli that she discovered in a Q-tip box at HATS Thrift Store on Station Street in Duncan last week. (Submitted photo)
Complaint about “excessive nudity” in change rooms

Complaint about “excessive nudity” in change rooms

Vancouver Island man says he is uncomfortable with level of nudity in men’s change room

Complaint about “excessive nudity” in change rooms
A video created by the Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association has gone viral. (screen shot)

VIDEO: Tiny therapeutic horse makes for touching story

Viral video from Vancouver Island therapeutic riding association has more than 500,000 views in just a few days

A video created by the Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association has gone viral. (screen shot)
A woman from the Cowichan Valley says she found this razor blade in this milk carton. (Submitted photo)

Razor blade found in milk carton, Island woman claims

Investigation underway

A woman from the Cowichan Valley says she found this razor blade in this milk carton. (Submitted photo)