Robert Barron

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)
Lyndsey Gavin, originally from Lake Cowichan, is one of just two contestants left on this season the The Bachelor Canada. (File photo)

Lake Cowichan’s Lyndsey Gavin one of final two on ‘The Bachelor’

Just two of 20 original contestants left

Lyndsey Gavin, originally from Lake Cowichan, is one of just two contestants left on this season the The Bachelor Canada. (File photo)
The mothers of three missing First Nations men from the Cowichan Valley want answers to their disappearances. Pictured, from left, is Phyllis Henry, mother of Ian Henry, Liz Louie, mother of Desmond Peter, and Myra Charlie, mother of Everett Jones. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

‘Fresh eyes’ looking into three missing Cowichan Tribes men

First Nations want answers to their disappearances

The mothers of three missing First Nations men from the Cowichan Valley want answers to their disappearances. Pictured, from left, is Phyllis Henry, mother of Ian Henry, Liz Louie, mother of Desmond Peter, and Myra Charlie, mother of Everett Jones. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife

Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife

Charles Kraeling honoured for his heroic actions at the health facility during an incident in July.

Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife
Officials from the Island Corridor Foundation are presenting an updated plan for railway revitalization on the Island. (File photo)
Officials from the Island Corridor Foundation are presenting an updated plan for railway revitalization on the Island. (File photo)
Man from Cowichan Valley claims he killed two men on the Island two decades ago. (File photo)

Witness in Victoria court case admits to previous killings

The man was a paid agent of the RCMP, who say they had no evidence to back up the confessions

Man from Cowichan Valley claims he killed two men on the Island two decades ago. (File photo)
The Cowichan Valley could have some snow over the next few days. (File photo)

Island could see snow in the next few days

Environment Canada forecasts colder winter this year

The Cowichan Valley could have some snow over the next few days. (File photo)