Sarah Simpson

Michelle Staples brings understanding of social, economic issues to bid for Duncan mayor

Two-term Duncan councillor Michelle Staples is looking to fill the void left by departing mayor Phil Kent.

Sarah Simpson Column: Heart attacks and hockey: it’s not what you think

I’m a worrier by nature, I have no problems telling you that.…

‘Like’ local fundraiser to help her meet Ellen DeGeneres

From Duncan toDeGeneres: Ashley Bond looks to meet Ellen and help kids along the way

‘My fear is that somebody’s going to get killed out here’: Duncan resident

School zone speeding still an issue one month into the school year

UPDATE: Missing Duncan teen found safe

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

Duncan expert deployed to help Red Cross with Hurricane Florence aftermath

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

Dave Haywood looking to return to North Cowichan council

Haywood served as a councillor from 2000 to 2011

Your say: Women’s shelter denial brings passionate response

Aaron Stone chimed in on Facebook with his opinion and experience as mayor of Ladysmith

Cowichan featured in Tour de Rock’s second week

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team has…

Sarah Simpson column: Viral miracle needed to reunite camera with rightful owner

Time and distance mean nothing when stories can go viral

No shortage of feedback on what to do with Canada Avenue

Canada Avenue needs work. Officials with both the Municipality of North Cowichan…

Rent hike cap of 4.5% brings strong opinions from Valley 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

Walk of Nations celebrates 10th anniversary

A legacy of the North American Indigenous Games in 2008, the 10th…

Incumbent Ross Forrest is seeking a 4th term as Mayor of Lake Cowichan

Over the past three terms I have felt that being Mayor of Lake Cowichan is the best job in politics

What about the other drugs? Readers question roadside saliva testing

Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould announced on Aug. 27 that the federal government…

Sarah Simpson column: ‘Citizen’ ad leads to coffee and then a 25-year-and-counting marriage

I got a call the other day from a kind gentleman by the name of Bill Bergen.