Sarah Simpson

North Cowichan/Duncan cop swoops in to rescue hawk

Hawk sent off to a veterinary clinic for treatment

Cowichan grads to have creative graduation ceremonies

All district secondary schools are all at different stages in their planning.

RCMP remind drivers of school zone safety as classes resume

As kids return to school, the police will be watching

Mill Bay students petition for formal graduation

“We have a few realistic ideas in mind that could provide a safe and healthy grad celebration”

Sarah Simpson: What happens when kids make the rules

The art of learning to be together starts at a young age

New North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment cost estimate up to $49 million

North Cowichan council adopts financial plan

Sarah Simpson: On the merits of Donkey Kong

Yep, I wanted my nearly six-year-old, to play video games

Town of Lake Cowichan’s river rules contradict CVRD’s hope for recreation opportunities

Lake Cowichan Mayor Rod Peters said the message is “Stay safe, stay…

Lake Cowichan bans river tubing this summer

“We have to do it, unless something changes”

Sarah Simpson: I’m becoming my mother!

Wielding a washcloth is a far more valuable skill than I ever realized

Cowichan Valley COVID-19 helpers mobilize through Facebook

Mask and scrub cap sewing brigade connects online

Sarah Simpson: This is a good time to plant seeds and see what grows

Time on your hands means to time for planting — both literally and figuratively

Cowichan Mountie cleared of wrongdoing after woman’s arm broken during arrest

Police were called around 10 p.m. on Dec. 30, 2019 to remove a “severely intoxicated” woman

Sarah Simpson Column: Jelly beans the key to efficient family hikes

Have you ever hiked with small children? You wouldn’t believe how painful…

Vancouver Island boarding schools keeping students out of classrooms

Area boarding schools are coming forward with their plans to combat COVID-19

Vancouver Island farmers’ markets allowed to continue for now

B.C. Centre for Disease Control does not consider a properly distanced market a high-risk setting

Island Health opens more referral-only COVID-19 testing clinics in Cowichan, Alberni

Patients must be referred by their primary care provider or an 811 nurse

Hoarding hurts the vulnerable, Cowichan Valley heart patient says

Grocery chains doing their best to keep up with demand

Cowichan recreation facilities close doors amid coronavirus precations

North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring expects the closures to be indefinite.

Attack on Cowichan Valley sewer project a first for regional district

Premeditated pickaxe vandalism on Mesachie Lake upgrade comes at undisclosed ‘substantial’ cost