Sarah Simpson

Reports sparking fears of brazen dognappers in south Cowichan

Police confirm two reports of woman trying to take dogs from their owners

Precious Vancouver Island Garry oak eco-systems being put to the torch

Cowichan, Mechosin will see planned burns in order to maintain ecologically rare habitat

Sarah Simpson: sitting still as the seasons change has its benefits

Grateful for the unexpected chance to watch as summer turns to fall

Prompt police secure suspect after Duncan foot chase

It all took place within the span of about 15 minutes.

Cannabis conundrum: Dueling dealers eye Cowichan Commons

Cowichan Tribes threatening to pull Costa Canna application if provincial store gets green light to set up

Fire damages Vancouver Island medical marijuana facility

Cannabis operation goes up in smoke

Black soot from fire raises toxicity concerns at Vancouver Island medical marijuana facility

Duncan plant off-limits, clean-up on hold until Health Canada can identify exactly what was burning

Sarah Simpson: A much-needed dog days lesson on the power of a smile

Refocusing on what a good deed can do can pull you out of the summer doldrums

Graffiti grief grips Duncan

Number of complaints has already passed total for all of last year

All wood harvesting stopped in hot, dry North Cowichan forest reserve

Statement said the decision has nothing to do with the excavator fire on Maple Mountain on July 24

Simpson: A birthday balloon horror story

‘I think we might need to rethink our birthday traditions’

Feedback: Urgent need for solutions as drugs, homeless taking over Duncan

‘What a sad time in our history. One must wonder how it will all end?’

Shawnigan Lake community not backing down from contaminated soil fight

MLA Sonia Furstenau is furious and has spoken out against the provincial…

Simpson: Overcoming obstacles, and murderous millipedes

‘I overcame a pretty big obstacle this weekend in escaping a potential cyanide attack’

Duncan grad’s good news story 53 years in the making

‘I started changing where I wanted to be in this world’

Sarah Simpson column: Lizard at large, war medals found

The silver lining of having a husband who is a loser

Campers hailed heroes in rock face rescue at Cowichan Provincial Park

The campers quickly noticed the man in distress and jumped into the river to swim across.

Bus stop memorial to fallen Island teen to remain

‘Nick’s Stop’ in Shawnigan Lake is an official bus stop once more

Debris spontaneously combusts at Maple Bay construction site

A large pile of land-clearing debris caught fire at a construction site…

Volunteer Vancouver Island firefighter loses everything to blaze

Blaze claims Cowichan Valley firefighter’s home and its contents