Sarah Simpson

B.C. Summer Games volunteers needed in Cowichan

Organizers need the engergy of about 3,000 volunteers

Column: Herb clubs: no, won’t cause the munchies

No, not THAT kind of herb.

UPDATE: Altercation near Duncan high school sparks concerns

Principal Charlie Coleman took to Facebook Tuesday to allay concerns.

Lot closure means Tzouhalem hikers, bikers in need need alternate plans

The main parking lot used for access to Mount Tzouhalem is closing for approximately two weeks so crews can begin the process of expanding it.

Column: Mild embarrassment might actually provide comfort

I want to express a giant thank you to all of the people who have let me write about them

Cowichan Bay family seeking support to battle toxic mould illness

For more than two decades Szos St. Germain has been living with a debilitating illness

Canada Revenue Agency scam active on Vancouver Island

Shawnigan Lake RCMP are advising citizens that the Canada Revenue Agency scam is "still very active on Vancouver Island with dozens of phone calls being received by the local detachments each week," including recently.

Column: My run was not a New Years resolution, but I did it anyway

Why am I even writing about this, you wonder? Only because it's a minor miracle that it happened.

Year in Review: Citizen Facebook favourites for 2017

The Citizen's stories with the farthest social media reach in 2017

Year in Review: I (still) Love Lucy

Year in Review

Year in Review: What were they thinking?

A look at some of the year's crime stories that leave us shaking our heads

Year in Review: Who we lost in 2017

Some were young, some were old, some had seen and done more than we'll ever know, and some, we all thought, had so much life left to live. This list is not comprehensive by any means but it's a list of some of the good ones we lost in 2017.

Year in Review: B.C. election saw making of history

It was a historic campaign, and a result filled with drama and suspense.

Column: Home is where your FaceTime connects

Do you remember the "old days" of video chat?

Column: Helpers emerge from the snowfall

Sometimes it takes a bit of a crummy situation to bring people together.

Snowfall leaves Cowichan staggering

It was just 24 hours front to back but when the snow hits for the first time of the season, it sure feels like longer.

Sundrops Centre for Child Development to move to former Island Oak school site

The Sundrops Centre for Child Development is moving from the Clements Centre into a bigger space of its own at the former Island Oak High School location at 5814 Banks Rd.

Duncan council says no to McAdam warming station

"Council decided at this point not to support the use of that facility."