Sarah Simpson

UPDATED: Five school buses destroyed in suspicious early morning fire

Firefighters and RCMP arrived at the Mid Island Bus lot on Tzouhalem…

‘Lots of meat’ left on poached elk: B.C. Conservation Officer

Bull carcass discovered near the highway east of Lake Cowichan

B.C. woman killed by a fallen tree was checking in on homeless camp: Chief

Melissa Joe, 28, stopped by the encampment to visit friends and family staying there

Person killed in B.C. storm identified as woman in her 20s

A tree fell on the woman in Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley, two men injured

Quick-acting Mounties find distressed woman in creek near Duncan

The woman, who police were told was in distress, had been reported missing just after 12:34 a.m.

Sea lion tangled in rope on Vancouver Island

Marine debris is a ‘significant problem’ for marine wildlife

Vancouver Island men ordered to pay thousands in fines following deer meat sting

The incidents happened years ago but sentencing was recently concluded.

$50k fine and community service for Vancouver Island tax evader

David Gonyea was given a nine-month conditional sentence

Cowichan school district defends lack of notice to parents following elementary student arrest

Officials with School District 79 stand by their decision not to send out an alert.

Teddy the dog abuse case headed for February trial

Pre-trial hearing tomorrow in case that galvanized animal-lovers

Student arrested at Vancouver Island elementary school

Pupils never in danger, incident unrelated to the school

Do you have your referendum voting package?

There are three ways to request a package: online, by phone and in person.

Turn your clocks back: Daylight Saving time ends Sunday

Don’t forget to turn back your clock, change your batteries

Tonya Kilmer grieves for husband, thanks community for support

“I never knew that I could or would ever feel pain like…

Duncan infant among two dozen left homeless after Thanksgiving weekend fire

Multiple families have lost everything

Victoria mom fears for safety of troubled teen missing from mid Island

A 13-year-old Victoria girl is missing during a stay at her grandmother’s…

VIDEO: Fire crews called out wildfire near Crofton

A helicopter has been requested.

Crosswalk vandalism leaves black mark for Cowichan as B.C. Games begin

Rainbow crosswalk defaced just days after being painted

Mounties seize 1,500 pot plants in ‘extensive Shawnigan raid

Mounties searched a property in the 4800-block of Goldstream Heights Drive on May 30

Man brandishes axe during robbery

Mounties were able to locate the suspect within two hours of the incident