Sarah Simpson

Column: An expensive trip to the Flag Shop

Travelling for flags reminds me of seven years ago when my young nephew was over from the mainland

Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp

Good story found blowing in the wind

It all started because there was flagpole bracket above his front door when he bought the house. Then he stumbled across a pole at a hardware store that came complete with a Canadian flag. He thought that would be the end of it. The project seemed complete.

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Cornucopia of success for Duncan Farm Market

From a handful of vendors years ago to more than 100 and a waiting list half as long

Who does that? Cowichan’s Brock McLeod, that’s who

Brock and Heather McLeod pioneers of organic farming in the Cowichan Valley

Who does that? Cowichan’s Brock McLeod, that’s who

Brock and Heather McLeod pioneers of organic farming in the Cowichan Valley

Holt Creek Trestle to close for repairs

Alternate route markers will be posted

Two open houses to address Duncan’s opiod crisis

Two open houses will replace postponed opioid meeting

New headmaster for Shawnigan Lake School in 2018

The long-time head of school will be replaced in the summer of 2018 by Richard (Larry) Lamont

The evolution of birthdays, according to an adult

It was my birthday on Tuesday. I'm not officially old yet but next year I will be.

Column: Forced exercise yields unexpected mountainside inspiration

And with that it was settled. Sunday turned into mountain climbing day.

City of Duncan opposed location, but will patrol overdose prevention site

Island Health did not need the City's permission to establish the site

Residents sound alarm as McAdam Park remains a hotbed for drug use

Giant pile of paraphernalia found near dog area

New medical health officer for Cowichan region

Dr. Shannon Waters is Island Health's new representative for the Cowichan region.

New organizer steps up for Duncan Terry Fox run

After a public plea by Terry Fox Foundation staffers, Todd Frykas has stepped up as Duncan's 2017 run coordinator.

Dry Koksilah River threatens fish in Cowichan Valley

The Koksilah River is in trouble, with low flows threatening fish populations.

Two-vehicle crash snarls TCH traffic through Duncan corridor

Traffic was backed up north and southbound on the Trans Canada Highway through the Duncan corridor Tuesday morning after a collision between a small red hatchback and an older grey pickup truck. Both vehicles needed to be towed from the scene. Police and ambulance personnel both attended.

Two-vehicle crash snarls TCH traffic through Duncan corridor

Traffic was backed up north and southbound on the Trans Canada Highway through the Duncan corridor Tuesday morning after a collision between a small red hatchback and an older grey pickup truck. Both vehicles needed to be towed from the scene. Police and ambulance personnel both attended.

Heatwave sparks surge in power usage

BC Hydro says a new electricity consumption record was set on Monday.

September means a school zone safety reminder

Get ready to hit the brakes and be mindful of school zones. The school year is aproaching and with it comes a reminder from the RCMP and its Speed Watch program volunteers to drivers to slow down and be alert.