Sarah Simpson

Five new handyDART buses serving Cowichan

Buses to replace older vehicles being removed from the fleet

Sarah Simpson Column: Finding nature at home

It was time to call in reinforcements.

UPDATE: RCMP use spike belts to end car chase – man in custody

The driver was arrested at the scene a short distance from his vehicle

Sarah Simpson Column: The joys of jumping in to rescue migrating toads

the street was speckled with little black dots — each representing a Western Toad

Bush fire, tree fire keep firefighters busy

Duncan's volunteer fire department was called out shortly before 12:30 p.m. Sunday to tend to a bush fire behind Duncan PrintCraft at the intersection of Beverly Street and Canada Avenue.

Sarah Simpson Column: New fan beats the heat and catches the children

So, the summer heat seems to have arrived for good.

Sarah Simpson Column: Ice cream is the ultimate motivation

This past weekend I picked a hike near Mill Bay just so we could hit up Sweet Meadows market

‘Made in the Cowichan Valley’ coming to a wine bottle near you

Buyers across the province will soon be able to pick up a bottle of wine marked as from the Cowichan Valley thanks to a new sub-geographical designation now officially being recognized under B.C. law.

Cowichan school district changes spring break to align with other districts

65.16 per cent were in favour of the change

Sarah Simpson Column: Diving into Dahl with my darlings

"Why don't we pull out the Roald Dahl collection we got a couple years ago?"

Lake Flashback: Red-bellied newt finder found, crime spree and herbicide protests

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Sarah Simpson has been combing through old newspapers with the assistance of the Kaatza Station Museum and Archives so we can jog your memory, give you that nostalgic feeling, or just a chuckle, as we take a look at what was making headlines this week around Cowichan Lake in years gone by.

Sarah Simpson Column: Other people’s stuff is way cooler than yours

I just saw one of the most memorable events of my childhood flash before my eyes. I totally blame my kids for the replay. I also blame my entire family: my mother and father, but mostly my sister for the unjust events of my youth.

Lake Flashback: Lady of the Lake, a smack in the face and draft day

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Sarah Simpson has been combing through old newspapers with the assistance of the Kaatza Station Museum and Archives so we can jog your memory, give you that nostalgic feeling, or just a chuckle, as we take a look at what was making headlines this week around Cowichan Lake in years gone by.

Sarah Simpson column: Talking to the kids about racism

it gave rise to a great discussion in the car on the way to and from the event.

North Cowichan/Duncan cop swoops in to rescue hawk

A North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP officer was in the right place at the right time, on June 6, to help a injured red-tailed hawk.

Sarah Simpson Column: We are not getting a hamster (no matter how cute Nugget is)

Together with her daughter, they've been carefully crafting and staging photographs featuring Nugget

Shriners host on-site cookout for Cowichan District Hospital staff

"We just want to give back to them and to give back to the community that supports us so well"

Black Lives Matter rally draws hundreds in Duncan

"We are one!" shouted emcee Morne Van Niekerk to a crowd of hundreds who nodded in and called back in agreement during a Black Lives Matter and solidarity rally at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan Friday evening.