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Search and Rescue teams and an RCMP helicopter on Heather Mountain during the search for a lost 55-year-old hiker. (Patty Abbott photo)

Duncan woman found safe and sound on Heather Mountain after two-day ordeal

Alone, lost on the mountain with a chilly wet night setting in, the lost hiker did everything right

Search and Rescue teams and an RCMP helicopter on Heather Mountain during the search for a lost 55-year-old hiker. (Patty Abbott photo)
Loved ones looking for help after Cowichan Bay man attacked, suffers cracked skull

Loved ones looking for help after Cowichan Bay man attacked, suffers cracked skull

A well-known Cowichan Bay couple needs help, after an attack at Pier…

Loved ones looking for help after Cowichan Bay man attacked, suffers cracked skull
Matthew Darlington has been missing since April 3. (submitted)

UPDATED: missing 44-year-old Shawnigan man found

Matthew Gilbert Darlington was last seen on April 3

Matthew Darlington has been missing since April 3. (submitted)
VIDEO: Mattress fire at Cowichan Hospital under investigation

VIDEO: Mattress fire at Cowichan Hospital under investigation

The Cowichan District Hospital was locked down on Tuesday afternoon due to…

VIDEO: Mattress fire at Cowichan Hospital under investigation
Saltspring Island man’s video shows windstorm’s hard hit

Saltspring Island man’s video shows windstorm’s hard hit

Since the storm, BC Hydro has been working around the clock to get power back up and running

Saltspring Island man’s video shows windstorm’s hard hit
Sea lions in Cowichan Bay. (Cheryl Trudell photo)

People flocking to Vancouver Island city to see hundreds of sea lions

Each year the combination of Steller and California sea lions take over Cowichan Bay

Sea lions in Cowichan Bay. (Cheryl Trudell photo)
Flames were visible as firefighters worked the blaze on Maple Mountain Wednesday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

VIDEO: Fire crews called out wildfire near Crofton

A helicopter has been requested.

Flames were visible as firefighters worked the blaze on Maple Mountain Wednesday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Forest Discovery Centre super volunteer Roland Brown stroll along the pathway through the forest. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)

Justin Trudeau gets warm welcome at BC Forest Discovery Centre

“I just wanted to say what a pleasure it is to be here today with all of you.”

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Forest Discovery Centre super volunteer Roland Brown stroll along the pathway through the forest. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Two girls almost drowned Saturday, after an electrical cord dangled into Cowichan Lake. (Andrea Rondeau/Gazette)

Electrical cord leads to near drowning at Vancouver Island lake

The two received a shock from the cord touching the water, and they panicked

Two girls almost drowned Saturday, after an electrical cord dangled into Cowichan Lake. (Andrea Rondeau/Gazette)
BC SPCA special constables seized the emaciated, chained dog in critical distress on Feb. 16. It later succumbed to its injuries. (submitted)

SPCA official calls Vancouver Island animal cruelty case one of worst she’s ever seen

SPCA special constables seized the emaciated, chained dog in critical distress on Feb. 16 in Duncan.

BC SPCA special constables seized the emaciated, chained dog in critical distress on Feb. 16. It later succumbed to its injuries. (submitted)
Sonia Furstenau enjoys her victory with supporters at Cherry Point Vineyard Tuesday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Sonia Furstenau enjoys her victory with supporters at Cherry Point Vineyard Tuesday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)