Sarah Simpson

Tonya Kilmer grieves for husband, thanks community for support

“I never knew that I could or would ever feel pain like…

Yoga program focuses on healing trauma

Reaching Out With Yoga project in Duncan is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Staples to lead fresh-faced council in Duncan

It felt like a ghost town in the City of Duncan on…

Duncan expert deployed to help Red Cross with Hurricane Florence aftermath

After Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 14 causing…

UPDATE: Missing Duncan teen found safe

The day after the mother of Frazer Smith-George asked for the public’s…

Rent hike cap of 4.5% brings strong opinions from Island landlords, tenants

“Why are home owners being punished for investing their hard earned money…”

Sarah Simpson column: Reunited and it feels so good

This is what happened when a budgie went into a liquor store

Victoria mom fears for safety of troubled teen missing from mid Island

A 13-year-old Victoria girl is missing during a stay at her grandmother’s…

PC scam makes the rounds again in Cowichan

Try as they might, Duncan’s Gary Mottle won’t take the scammers’ bait.…

Lake Cowichan’s Tube Shack looking for river-safe sunscreen

The popular river tubing business became keen to offer river-safe sun protection

Sarah Simpson column: The hot and sticky mess that is parenthood in a heatwave

I took my 2-year-old out in just a diaper and her pink sunglasses to hunt for “blue” ice cream

Progress being made on Maple Mountain fire, now 5.5 hectares

Contained but not extinguished, multiple crews still hard at work

Smoke in Cowichan, but not much fire

Despite small blazes, haze coming from Nanaimo Lakes region

Which of North Cowichan’s beaches should go to the dogs?

Potential for opening public beaches to dogs and their owners for dog parks in the off-season.

UPDATED: Danny Sutherland, 71, has been found dead in the Cowichan Lake area

No foul play suspected; man was last seen July 26

Mid-Island overdose prevention services contractors sought

Contracts expire and services to expand at Duncan and Port Alberni facilities

Scammer tries to nab Visa number off Cowichan Valley woman with no card

‘Things were going to happen if I didn’t handle this’

Overnight road work closes Pacific Marine Circle Route

The portion of the Pacific Marine Circle Route between Port Renfrew and…