Robert Barron

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team removed the vehicle from the lake on Aug. 24. (RCMP photo)

Bringing mom home: B.C. family gains closure after boy with GoPro helps RCMP solve case

Janet Farris’ body was found last month, she went missing in 1992

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team removed the vehicle from the lake on Aug. 24. (RCMP photo)
Tubing world record broken on Vancouver Island

Tubing world record broken on Vancouver Island

But record for length of tubes linked together still has to be confirmed

Tubing world record broken on Vancouver Island
Jared Lammi, a Grade 12 student at Cowichan Secondary School, had his name picked from almost 200 other graduating students at the school with good attendance records to receive $5,000 towards any vehicle at Island GM. Pictured, from left, are school teacher Don Hall, Island GM’s Phillip Stibbs, Lammi and Island GM’s Stacey Westlake. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Skipping school costs a dozen B.C. students chance at a new car

Cowichan’s Jared Lammi showed up and won $5,000 cheque toward vehicle, but he can’t drive

Jared Lammi, a Grade 12 student at Cowichan Secondary School, had his name picked from almost 200 other graduating students at the school with good attendance records to receive $5,000 towards any vehicle at Island GM. Pictured, from left, are school teacher Don Hall, Island GM’s Phillip Stibbs, Lammi and Island GM’s Stacey Westlake. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Duncan RCMP officer won’t face charges over injury during arrest of youth. (File photo)
Duncan RCMP officer won’t face charges over injury during arrest of youth. (File photo)
Conservation officers shot and killed two young sibling cougars after an attack on March 29 in Lake Cowichan that left a seven-year-old boy with cuts and teeth marks, but no serious injuries. (Kevin Rothbauer/gazette)

Mother hailed as hero in Vancouver Island cougar attack

Attack victim released from hospital with minor injuries

Conservation officers shot and killed two young sibling cougars after an attack on March 29 in Lake Cowichan that left a seven-year-old boy with cuts and teeth marks, but no serious injuries. (Kevin Rothbauer/gazette)
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
Officials at Catalyst Paper are pleased that high duties on its products imported into the U.S. have been dropped. (File photo)

American duties against Catalyst Paper dropped

Catalyst’s paper products determined not to harm U.S. industry

Officials at Catalyst Paper are pleased that high duties on its products imported into the U.S. have been dropped. (File photo)
Kenneth Fenton walks away from an earlier court appearance. (File photo)

Man serving time for Mountie’s death sentenced to additional 18 months

Fenton already serving four years for death of RCMP Contstable Sarah Beckett

Kenneth Fenton walks away from an earlier court appearance. (File photo)
Rescuers in Thailand make their way toward where a young soccer team has been trapped by rising waters in a cave for more than week. (File photo)

B.C. man reflects on caving drama as soccer team still trapped in Thailand

Andrew Munoz has advice for rescuers in Thailand following his own near-death experience

Rescuers in Thailand make their way toward where a young soccer team has been trapped by rising waters in a cave for more than week. (File photo)
A pod of transient killer whales were filmed hunting porpoises off of Pender Island last week. (File photo)

Whales hunting porpoises off Vancouver Island thrill tourists

Pod spotted hunting porpoises near Pender Island caught on video

A pod of transient killer whales were filmed hunting porpoises off of Pender Island last week. (File photo)
No more mandatory counselling for man convicted of perjury in Air India bombing
No more mandatory counselling for man convicted of perjury in Air India bombing
B.C. dog on mend after devouring cocaine found on walk

B.C. dog on mend after devouring cocaine found on walk

The owner said the nine-year old dog started swaying from side to side upon arriving home

B.C. dog on mend after devouring cocaine found on walk
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)
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)
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 potbelly pig killed and eaten on Vancouver Island

Animal had been adopted out from the SPCA in Duncan; staff are 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)
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)