Sarah Simpson

Cowichan Valley strata using yellow caution tape to tie neighbourhood together during crisis

A simple but effective solution to helping each other despite social distancing

Cowichan boarding schools keeping students out of classrooms

Area boarding schools are coming forward with their plans to combat COVID-19

Expect court disruptions in Duncan due to COVID-19

At least three BC Provincial courthouses have been closed as after possible…

Island Health opens referral-only COVID-19 testing clinic in Cowichan

Patients must be referred by their primary care provider or an 811 nurse

Farmers Market back on after consultation with health officials

Vendors encouraging buyers to seek out local suppliers online

Hoarding hurts the vulnerable, Cowichan Valley heart patient says

Grocery chains doing their best to keep up with demand

CVRD recreation facilities close doors amid coronavirus precautions

North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring expects the closures to be indefinite.

Coronavirus cancels all international school trips for Cowichan students

Frances Kelsey students’ London trip grounded

Second fire in as many weeks at Chemainus Secondary

UPDATE**2:10 p.m. students are being dismissed from school. “For those that take…

Crofton Mill operations to be curtailed

Fibre shortage to blame

Beyond Education: Cowichan Valley School District focuses on future with new strategic plan

The Cowichan Valley School District unveiled its 2020-2024 strategic plan Wednesday morning,…

Cowichan’s state of emergency remains as flood damage reckoning begins

Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour called the situation on the reserve “terrible”.

Fundraiser created for popular Vancouver Island farm market overrun with water

GoFundMe campaign set up for Russell Farms Market following flood

UPDATED 1 p.m.: State of emergency declared for Cowichan Valley after heavy rain, flooding

Emergency reception centre set up at Cowichan Community Centre

Theo the 800-pound pig trimmed down and still looking for love on Vancouver Island

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

Police suspect foul play in Cowichan Tribes death

Police are looking at foul play in relation to a death on…

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

Schools closed, council meeting cancelled, and more…

Tis the season to recycle your Christmas tree in Cowichan

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

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

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