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A Tribe Called Red (Timothy Nguyen Photography)

Wu-Tang Clan and Canadian favourites to headline Cowichan’s Laketown Shakedown

Wu-Tang Clan, an American hip hop band that has been on the…

A Tribe Called Red (Timothy Nguyen Photography)
Ethan Sampson’s father Darack Sampson and Cowichan Tribes Councillor Jen Charlie say it is highly unusual for Ethan to be out of contact for so long. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

Search for missing Cowichan Tribes man intensifies

Ethan Sampson has been missing since Thursday night.

Ethan Sampson’s father Darack Sampson and Cowichan Tribes Councillor Jen Charlie say it is highly unusual for Ethan to be out of contact for so long. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
The Cowichan Search and Rescue team prepares to head down the cliff face at Stoney Hill to try to find dog Frankie. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

‘We’ll keep him in our hearts:’ Dog dies after plunging off Vancouver Island cliff

Nikki Bigger will leave the Cowichan Valley with a broken heart and without Frankie.

The Cowichan Search and Rescue team prepares to head down the cliff face at Stoney Hill to try to find dog Frankie. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
Ben Kilmer’s disappearance in May 2018 sparked a massive search. His body was found in October. The BC Coroners Service has confirmed that he died by suicide. (Citizen file)

Suicide confirmed in case of B.C. father who’d been missing for months

2018 disappearance sparked massive search for Ben Kilmer

Ben Kilmer’s disappearance in May 2018 sparked a massive search. His body was found in October. The BC Coroners Service has confirmed that he died by suicide. (Citizen file)
Tonya Kilmer argues that details of how her husband took his own life should not be released to the public, as it could have a traumatic effect on friends and family. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

B.C. woman fighting to block coroner’s report detailing husband’s death

Fears revealing exactly how Ben Kilmer took his life will have traumatic effect on her two children

Tonya Kilmer argues that details of how her husband took his own life should not be released to the public, as it could have a traumatic effect on friends and family. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
A photo from Ben and Tonya’s engagement. (submitted)

One year after heartbreaking B.C. search, wife reflects on late husband

First anniversary of Ben Kilmer’s disappearance, and a search that galvanized Vancouver Island

A photo from Ben and Tonya’s engagement. (submitted)
Colin John’s murder trial is on hold, likely until spring of next year. (file photo)

John murder trial at Duncan courthouse on pause until spring

John is charged with the May 2016 murder of 20-year-old Derek Descoteau

Colin John’s murder trial is on hold, likely until spring of next year. (file photo)
Colin John’s murder trial has been halted pending a psychiatric assessment of John. (file photo)

Murder trial of Chemainus man halted pending psych report

Justice Warren said it was essential to ascertain Colin John’s level of fitness to stand trial.

Colin John’s murder trial has been halted pending a psychiatric assessment of John. (file photo)
Derek Descoteau was killed in Chemainus in 2016. (submitted)

Sight of murder weapon disturbing for family in trial of Chemainus man

Family members wept and a sheriff provided tissues

Derek Descoteau was killed in Chemainus in 2016. (submitted)
Colin John has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder. (file photo)

Paramedic treated accused killer at the scene of Chemainus murder

Described strange behaviour of man with minor injuries

Colin John has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder. (file photo)
Trial: Witness describes encounter with accused murderer while tending to fatally injured Descoteau

Trial: Witness describes encounter with accused murderer while tending to fatally injured Descoteau

Wright said he was working in his yard when he heard a woman screaming.

Trial: Witness describes encounter with accused murderer while tending to fatally injured Descoteau
Derek Descoteau was killed in Chemainus in 2016. (file photo)

Victim’s girlfriend testifies on first day of 2016 Chemainus murder trial

“I was soaked in blood from the neck down”: witness

Derek Descoteau was killed in Chemainus in 2016. (file photo)
Who was Chris Bloomfield, the Mill Bay man shot by police?

Who was Chris Bloomfield, the Mill Bay man shot by police?

A troubled man with a voracious appetite for illicit drugs and a non-conventional lifestyle

Who was Chris Bloomfield, the Mill Bay man shot by police?
UPDATE: Man killed by police at Mill Bay trailer park identified as Chris Bloomfield

UPDATE: Man killed by police at Mill Bay trailer park identified as Chris Bloomfield

Officers were attempting arrest in connection to previous assault

UPDATE: Man killed by police at Mill Bay trailer park identified as Chris Bloomfield
Dozen Search Dog Association members come up empty in weekend hunt for missing Vancouver Island man
Dozen Search Dog Association members come up empty in weekend hunt for missing Vancouver Island man
Still no sign of missing father in Cowichan Valley

Still no sign of missing father in Cowichan Valley

Search group for Ben Kilmer now stands 40 SAR volunteers and another 100 friends and concerned community members

Still no sign of missing father in Cowichan Valley
UPDATE: Family of missing Ben Kilmer urges public to help search Cowichan River area

UPDATE: Family of missing Ben Kilmer urges public to help search Cowichan River area

Kilmer’s work van was found abandoned in the Cowichan Valley on Wednesday, with its engine still running

UPDATE: Family of missing Ben Kilmer urges public to help search Cowichan River area
Search and Rescue personnel continue to scour the Cowichan Lake Road/Menzies Road area for Ben Kilmer. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

UPDATE: SAR personnel from across Island join in as search continues for Ben Kilmer

The volunteers are searching a five-kilometre area in the Menzies Road/Cowichan Lake Road area

Search and Rescue personnel continue to scour the Cowichan Lake Road/Menzies Road area for Ben Kilmer. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)