Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Horsing around comes easy to Cowichan Mountie

This one isn’t about my kids. I figured you likely need a…

Discarded cigarette butts in Cobble Hill raise fire fears

It was one of the hottest days the Cowichan Valley has seen this summer.

N. Cowichan stopping all wood harvesting in forest reserve due to hot, dry conditions

Statement said the decision has nothing to do with the excavator fire on Maple Mountain on July 24

Volunteer needed to drive Lake Cowichan Terry Fox run

Run in jeopardy without an organizer

Breaking: Excavator fire on Maple Mountain

A machine fire had volunteer firefighters from Crofton and Maple Bay halls…

Duncan city council declares climate change emergency

“I think sometimes it’s important to start with identifying the fact that something’s real.”

Sarah Simpson Column: Getting antsy at the Duncan Days Parade

This story isn’t about bugs although there is totally a bug component.…

Four quick calls yield arrest of one chronic offender in Cowichan

The first call came in around 2:30 p.m.

Cowichan Green Community eyes funding for value added food processing

The folks at Cowichan Green Community are licking their chops after the…

Sarah Simpson column: A birthday balloon horror story

I stepped over a frog getting into my bed the other night.…

What you said: Urgent need for solutions as drugs, homeless taking over Duncan

“What a sad time in our history. One must wonder how it…

Grant to fund North Cowichan’s wildfire protection plan update

With the threat of wildfires ever increasing with each year, it’s crucial…

Cowichan elder Joe Thorne named BCSTA’s First Elder and Knowledge Keeper

Cowichan Valley School District trustee Joe Thorne is taking his experience and…

Shawnigan Lake community not backing down from contaminated soil fight

MLA Sonia Furstenau is furious and has spoken out against the provincial…

Sarah Simpson column: Overcoming obstacles, and murderous millipedes

I feel like an inordinate number of my columns have to do…

From the ground up: Duncan grad’s good news story 53-years in the making

The rise of Eric Evans has been decades in the making. For…

UPDATE: Dates for detour on Shawnigan/Mill Bay Road changed

UPDATE: Mainforad Contracting has advised that the dates of the road closure…

Sarah Simpson Column: When picks are slim, almost any toy will do

Remember a while back I was telling you about visiting my grandfather’s…

Campers hailed heroes in rock face rescue at Cowichan Provincial Park

The campers quickly noticed the man in distress and jumped into the river to swim across.

Somebody ‘saw’ something: North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP seek tool owner

The item was recovered from the area of York Road and Dingwall Street in Duncan.