Sarah Simpson

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…

Crosswalk vandalism leaves black mark for Cowichan as B.C. Games begin

Rainbow crosswalk defaced just days after being painted

High bacteria count leads to two North Cowichan beach advisories

Island Health has issued beach advisories for two North Cowichan beaches. Maple…

Possible man overboard delays Crofton-Vesuvius ferry

Air and water earch and rescue teams called out to police incident

Why Scotch broom makes a great road trip companion

An unexpected detour along the Pacific Marine Circle Route turns into a good thing

Man brandishes axe during robbery

Mounties were able to locate the suspect within two hours of the incident

Mounties raid “extensive” Vancouver Island pot grow operation

Execution of 3 search warrants has yielded 3 arrests and the seizure of 2,000 marijuana plants

Trial date set for alleged animal abusers on Van Isle

Anderson Joe and Melissa Tooshley pleaded not guilty and will go to trial in February 2019; their dog Teddy died from severe neglect

Driver hospitalized after truck hits pole on Malahat

The pole prevented the red truck from travelling down a steep embankment.

Blue-listed elk becoming a nuisance in Cowichan?

Farmer says ministry’s population count not accurate

Protecting bears a public duty, conservation officer says

It’s been two years she’s lived in the Shawnigan Lake area but…

Small earthquake shakes East Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands

On Friday, June 8 a 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Vancouver…

Police mum on Duncan Black Bridge incident

Lack of information due to active investigation, RCMP say

Threat at Cowichan Secondary results in police presence

Officials found the threat last week and immediately contacted police

Man who killed Mountie pleads guilty in second crash

Kenneth Jacob Fenton and his passenger “very, very lucky” to be alive

Readers support Cowichan Fish and Game Association in gun club debate

Overwhelming majority calling it NIMBYism