Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson column: You’re never alone in the basement

If you read last week you’ll know that given the heat my…

International cat day draws out Cowichan’s cat lovers

We asked and you delivered, Cowichan! Aug. 8 was International Cat Day…

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

Tour de Rock’s Cruise 4 the Kids driving into Lake Cowichan

Cruise 4 the Kids will interest car enthusiasts.

Family fun with fish coming to Lake’s Gordon Bay

Tuesdays are where it’s at at Gordon Bay Provincial Park this month.…

Cowichan Station neighbourhood spared wildfire thanks to passerby

The smoke was a byproduct of the Nanaimo Lakes fire

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.

Sarah Simpson column: Youbou homeowner make wedding perfect for strangers

Getting married while camping includes one thing normally not invited to such fancy occasions: dirt.

Duncan man, 71, missing from Lake Cowichan

Daniel Alfred Sutherland was last seen at the Tim Hortons in Lake…

Mid-Island overdose prevention services contractors sought

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

Sarah Simpson column: The heartwarming tale of Thai and Wal-Mart Joe

“He has super bad anxiety and he was not super excited about the changes to Wal-Mart.”

Apple Store features Laketown Ranch app ahead of Sunfest

If you didn’t know already, you will now: Laketown Ranch has an…

Duncan’s Silver Bridge is getting a makeover

The re-coating project begins on Monday, will disrupt traffic through the fall and winter

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

Cowichan Bay’s Judy Ross knows a thing or two about scamming. No,…

Duncan’s community centre losing its name

Decade-long title sponsorship contract runs out in October

Overnight road work closes Pacific Marine Circle Route

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

Overnight road work closes Pacific Marine Circle Route

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