Sarah Simpson

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.

Teddy the dog abuse case headed for February trial

Pre-trial hearing tomorrow in case that galvanized animal-lovers

Student arrested at Vancouver Island elementary school

Pupils never in danger, incident unrelated to the school

Stolen solar panels pose danger in Duncan crosswalks

Cross-walk lights may not operate when a solar panel isremoved

Do you have your referendum voting package?

There are three ways to request a package: online, by phone and in person.

Two new conservation officers added to Vancouver Island

Port McNeill, Duncan areas to benefit as government creates 20 new positions around BC.

Duncan conservation officers warn not to eat meat from tagged deer

“…it was immobilized with drugs that make it unfit for human consumption.”

Turn your clocks back: Daylight Saving time ends Sunday

Don’t forget to turn back your clock, change your batteries

Turn your clocks back: Daylight Saving time ends Sunday

Don’t forget to turn back your clock, change your batteries

Vancouver Island speaker talks her way into national speech competition in Toronto

“From the very first speech I gave, I have loved every aspect of public speaking”