Sarah Simpson

Fences destroyed, power out but animals were safe after epic Dec. 20 storm

“It was a wake up call for being prepared for emergencies.”

Vancouver Island merchants warned to be on the lookout for fake American cash

Two suspects sought in counterfeit currency operation after Cowichan raid

Prolific offender arrested in “dynamic takedown” in Crofton

A 30-year-old Vancouver-area man faces at least six charges after what police…

Five school buses destroyed in suspicious early morning fire

Firefighters and RCMP arrived at the Mid Island Bus lot on Tzouhalem…

‘Lots of meat’ left on poached elk: B.C. Conservation Officer

Bull carcass discovered near the highway east of Lake Cowichan

Cowichan Sportsplex undamaged after fire scare

North Cowichan’s South End firefighters were summoned to the Cowichan Sportsplex on…

Cowichan residents don’t need to travel to Victoria to renew passport

Hold onto your hats, citizens, this could be big news for south…

Cowichan windstorm victim laid to rest

Melissa Joe was 28

Person killed in B.C. storm identified as woman in her 20s

A tree fell on the woman in Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley, two men injured

Sarah Simpson Column: Efforts to save turkeys showed community’s massive heart

Wild turkeys in Shawnigan Lake village. Who knew?

Weekend commuter bus from Cowichan to Victoria sees success in first year

It’s been a case of “use and it and it might expand”…

North Cowichan goes green with electric ice resurfacer

Fuller Lake Arena’s old Zamboni retired, takes emmissions away with it

Highway 18 between Lake Cowichan and Duncan to be closed Thursday

Fear not, motorists, you are not stuck in Lake Cowichan.

Don’t let the bears fatten up on your yard

Vancouver Island conservation officers warn of bears looking for garbage and unpicked fruit trees.

Quick-acting Mounties find distressed woman in creek near Duncan

The woman, who police were told was in distress, had been reported missing just after 12:34 a.m.

Sea lion tangled in rope on Vancouver Island

Marine debris is a ‘significant problem’ for marine wildlife

Vancouver Island men ordered to pay thousands in fines following deer meat sting

The incidents happened years ago but sentencing was recently concluded.

$50k fine and community service for Vancouver Island tax evader

David Gonyea was given a nine-month conditional sentence

$50k fine and community service for Lake Cowichan tax evader

After pleading guilty in July to three counts of tax evasion under…

Cowichan school district defends lack of notice to parents following elementary student arrest

Officials with School District 79 stand by their decision not to send out an alert.