Sarah Simpson

Island Health warns of overdose spike

A spike in overdoses in the Cowichan Valley has Island Health officials…

Cowichan Theatre manager honoured for making presenting a fine art

Kirsten Schrader emerges as the cream of the crop in provincial awards program

Flashing strobe light at Cowichan hospital annoys neighbourhood

Cell tower malfunction sees night sky lit up

Woman pulled from fiery crash at Cobble Hill Hall

A passerby pulled a driver from her red Chevy SUV

Brake failure sees plane crash into gate near Duncan; nobody injured

Rescue crews headed to the scene at private airfield at Stamps and Henderson Roads.

UPDATE: Cowichan Secondary lockdown lifted

A tip from students led to a code red lockdown at Cowichan…

Chemainus fire has firefighters up early

Firefighters got to see the sun rise over the waters off Chemainus…

Family Day fire near Duncan contained to garage

A fire in a home on a rural property near Duncan kept…

Witnesses sought in Duncan-area hit and run

Victim left with ‘significant’ injuries

Young hikers aid in remote rescue of severely injured man near Cowichan Lake

Spotty cell service meant his partner had to hike out for help

Welcome to the Island’s highway of horrors for elk

Eleven elk-related highway crashes since December

Shea broadcasting the need for Heart and Stroke support

“I was losing my speech; I could walk fine but I felt really odd, like I was a little bit drunk.”

Minor earthquake rattles south Vancouver Island

The 2.8 magnitude shaker was felt as far north as Crofton

Islands Agriculture Show starts Friday in Duncan

The show is hosted at the Cowichan Exhibition grounds on Mays Road every second year

B.C. Summer Games volunteers needed in Cowichan

Organizers need the engergy of about 3,000 volunteers

Stabbing near Duncan high school sparks concerns

Principal Charlie Coleman took to Facebook Tuesday to allay concerns.

Column: Helpers emerge from the snowfall

Sometimes it takes a bit of a crummy situation to bring people…

Column: Simple Santa letter a timeless treasure

Little Billy Plant knew exactly what he wanted and he matter-of-factly asked for it, too.

Bullets found at Cowichan school deemed not a threat

A letter was sent home with parents of students from École Mount…