Sarah Simpson

100 years of adventure for Duncan’s Sylvia Peecock

A life of sod homes, fleeing bears and climbing mountains kept Sylvia spry

Provincial program aims to keep Vancouver Island hazelnuts growing

The goal is to replace trees and establish new orchards with disease-resistant varieties

Preliminary inquiry dates set in Duncan murder case

Daniel Coogan charged in the 2019 death of his brother, Finn

One year later: Theo the giant pig settling into Sahtlam sanctuary

“He’s doing really well, lost quite a few pounds and can run now.”

Police suspect foul play in Cowichan death

Man, 53, dies after reported assault early Monday

Snow-buried south Vancouver Island residents urged to stay home

Schools out after heavy snowfall buries the Island’s southeast coast overnight

Overcrowded Cowichan hospital less bursting than previous year

Hospital one of 50 running over capacity as replacement slated for 2024 completion

Island dad concerned for student safety after school-front flooding

Massive Mill Bay Nature School puddle forcing students, parents and others into oncoming traffic

Popular Cowichan Lake area elk freed from fence entanglement

Wildlife officers free Mr. Hollywood , warn people to put their stuff away

Sea lions and boaters struggle to co-exist in Cowichan Bay

She’s heard other accounts of boaters harassing sea lions

One month later, Cowichan fisherman still missing

Colin Court has been missing since Nov. 15 after disappearing while fishing near Youbou’s Shaw Creek

What you said: solutions to Cowichan’s Highway 18 elk issues varied

Is it the speed of drivers, the at-times-blind corners, or the poor lighting?

Dashcams to be installed on South Cowichan school buses

“Disturbing tend” of “motorists disregarding school bus stop signs and putting our learners at risk”

Support growing for wildlife fencing, lights on Cowichan’s Highway 18

Petition has 5,400 signatures and counting

Island family escapes as blaze rips through their home just after they set up their Christmas tree

Maple Bay neighbours mobilize to help family after Saturday fire

Public access to popular Duncan-area ‘hike to the cross’ permanently closed

No trespassing sign posted near St. Anne’s Catholic Church at the base of Mount Tzouhalem

Search continues for missing Colin Court at Cowichan Lake

RCMP still hoping someone will come forward with further information

Vancouver Island woman in custody after parking lot doughnuts, evading police

“Officers made multiple attempts to stop the vehicle from exiting the parking lot”

UPDATE with VIDEO: Daughter calls for animal safety measures after fatal elk collision

“Safety studies and improvements to Highway 18 are vitally important”