Sarah Simpson

UPDATE: Cougars killed after mauling four-year-old in Lake Cowichan

A four-year-old boy sustained non-life-threatening injuries when he was mauled in a…

Shawnigan Lake residents rally to rebuild memorial bus shelter

Nick’s Stop is a reminder for all to slow down

Cowichan Valley leaders stand united against racism

Tensions flare as a result of dog abuse trial

Cowichan Tribes chief issues statement asking for calm as Teddy the dog trial ratchets up tensions

With the Teddy the dog animal abuse trial set to continue this…

UPDATE: 3 people, 3 dogs make narrow escape as fire guts home in Duncan

Firefighters called to Trunk Road residence just before 10 p.m. Saturday

Duncan family seeks return of stolen Crosby jersey

Hockey community rallies to replace boy’s gear after theft

We asked you: Your opinions are firm on vaccinations

Should vaccinations be mandatory for school enrolment? We asked you that question…

How a giant snowman melted hearts in a Vancouver Island community

“Who wants to meet in the Cobble Hill Common tomorrow and build a record setting snowman…?”

Cowichan winemaker no fan of Hitman Scam

Threatening email gives businessman a chuckle

Theo the Pig settling in at Cowichan Valley farm animal sanctuary

It’s been a long six months for Theo

Distraught dad prompts police presence at Duncan Service Canada Centre

No charges were laid and the situation quickly deescalated

Absolute discharge for Vancouver Island marijuana grow house renter

North Islander charged after chance police encounter led to pot find in temporary Cowichan residence

Identity of dead body found in Duncan cornfield remains a mystery

Details still sparse in case of found human remains near a dike on the northern edge of town

Cowichan’s Somenos Marsh gets provincial protection

The unique wetland is home to more than 200 species of birds

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