Sarah Simpson

Burning season has arrived in the Cowichan Valley Regional District, but beware of bylaws

It’s officially burning season in the Cowichan Valley Regional District, as residents…

Providence pumpkin patch open Oct. 18 for U-pick

For the first time ever, the folks at Providence Farm therapeutic community…

Pilot program to help Cowichan seniors age in place

Seniors Foundation partnering with B.C. tech company Hibou

Cowichan Lake Elder Care Society hosting fundraiser

Buy a burger and a beer, get a seniors care facility

Two Cowichan Tribes families devastated by duplex fire

Carla Sylvester sat in her vehicle, on Tuesday morning, with tears in…

What is the future of Shawnigan Lake?

‘Think Shawnigan’ project wants your ideas

Proper support lacking for those with dyslexia, says Cowichan mom

October is International Dyslexia Awareness month

Sarah Simpson Column: The terrible truth of tail lights and tree planting

I’m not typically one to spout out unsolicited advice but I’m going…

School District 79 eases stance on pot shop spots

Automatic objections for applications within 300m, reviews for those 300-600m

Oktobeerfest coming to the Youbou Hall

Youbou Community Hall is the place to be on Oct. 19 at…

Candidate corner: Cowichan hopefuls talk health care

The Citizen reached out to the candidates running in the 2019 federal election

Sarah Simpson Column: Wet and wild walks to school

“It’s so much less of a hassle to walk,” they said.

Tour de Rock cruises through Cowichan

“It’s for Simon and for kids like his that we are doing this event”

No set rules to warn of wildlife on the road

Authorities confirm there’s no laws for drivers to alert others of animals on the road

Candidate corner: Cowichan hopefuls talk kids and families

The Citizen reached out to the candidates running in the 2019 federal…

After 26 years, Hul’qumi’num treaty negotiations move to Stage 5

Vancouver Island’s Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group transitions to Stage 5

Freak hailstorm batters the Cowichan Valley on Friday

An ominous, dark cloud loomed over the Cowichan Valley on Friday afternoon.…

Provincial fire ban lifted due to wet weather

Check local government bylaws before you burn