Sarah Simpson

One year later: Theo the giant pig settling into Sahtlam sanctuary

“He’s doing really well, lost quite a few pounds and can run now.”

Foul play suspected in death of 53-year-old man in Duncan

“We’ve had a loss in our community”: Cowichan Tribes chief William “Chip” Seymour

Cowichan’s Providence Farm founder honoured with provincial Citizenship Medal

A Duncan man has been honoured with 17 others from a list…

Provincial program aims to keep hazelnuts growing

The goal is to replace trees and establish new orchards with disease-resistant varieties

Sarah Simpson Column: Social media mobilized to identify found film photo

Over the course of the day, the post generated a couple of hundred responses.

UPDATE: Power restored after Hydro out for 1,700 in the Sahtlam area

Crews have been assigned but have not yet arrive at the scene.

UPDATED with VIDEO: SNOW DAY! Cowichan grinds to a halt under a blanket of fluffy stuff

Schools closed, council meeting cancelled, and more…

Ladysmith’s annual Mairs memorial honours labour martyr

His grave is inscribed with: “A Martyr to a Noble Cause –…

What you said: Readers react to flooded school front

Many agreed the problem should be fixed, while others believed it was simply a right of passage

Sarah Simpson Column: Wild Saturday nights at home with the kids

I’ve never been particularly social. I was always a team sport player…

Lake Cowichan’s Year in Review – Part II

JULY The Cowichan Valley Regional District and partners, including Cowichan Tribes, were…

Cowichan hospital above average for B.C. hospital occupancy rates

New hospital slated for 2024 completion

2019 in Review: Top 10 Cowichan Citizen Facebook stories of 2019

Weather stories were the ones that captured the most attention

Father concerned for student safety after school-front flooding in Mill Bay

A Mill Bay father is worried about the effect a flooded schoolfront…

Tis the season to recycle your Christmas tree in Cowichan

There are any number of ways to get rid of your tree…

Sun shines for Cowichan’s polar bears on New Year’s Day

It was a beautiful Wednesday with the sun shining bright on New…

Lake Cowichan’s Year in Review – Part I

JANUARY A large bull elk had to be tranquilized in the Youbou…

2019 in Review: NDP holds Cowichan-Malahat-Langford the riding after federal election

Even two weeks before voting day, pollsters were predicting a tight race

Cowichan’s first baby comes less than four hours into the year

The first baby of the new year at Cowichan District Hospital is…