Octavian Lacatusu

Octavian posted 105 stories to Sooke News Mirror.
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UPDATED: Rare ‘king-of-the-salmon’ washes up on Oak Bay beach

The rare type of ribbonfish was found by a man walking his dog on Rattenbury Beach.

  • Sep 21st, 2017 12:30pm

BC man saves baby squirrel in distress

Peter Wheaton became an accidental hero when he saved the animal from several vicious crows.

  • Sep 15th, 2017 7:00am

Oak Bay man saves baby squirrel in distress

Peter Wheaton became an accidental hero when he saved the animal from several vicious crows.

  • Sep 15th, 2017 7:00am

UVic researchers to get $9.5 million boost in federal grants

The grants will go to 81 faculty members and students in natural sciences and engineering.

  • Sep 14th, 2017 12:00pm

UVic scientist asseses contamination levels from Fukushima aftermath

Radiation levels in Pacific Canadian waters from Japan’s doomed power plant are finally revealed.

  • Sep 13th, 2017 1:00pm

Cleanup of derelict vessels in Oak Bay delayed… again

With CRD support in limbo and an onerous federal grant process, Oak Bay is at a difficult impasse.

  • Sep 12th, 2017 5:10pm

Missing Nanaimo man crashes car in Oak Bay

The driver was found suffering from Alzheimer’s and was “severely confused” police say.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 10:30am

School is back in session: Slow down to 30 km/h

Police are reminding drivers to slow down in school zones as kids return to school this week.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 8:30am

Oak Bay man revises grand dictionary of Canadianisms

Stefan Dollinger spent a decade updating the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles

  • Sep 1st, 2017 11:00am

Infrastructure improvements not fast enough

McKenzie interchange, Blue Water Bridge, among many others are moving at a snail’s pace. Why?

  • Aug 30th, 2017 11:30am

Weaver pushes ban for farmland sales to foreigners

Leader of B.C.’s Green party Adrew Weaver to stop the hemmorage of farmland in the wrong hands.

  • Aug 30th, 2017 3:00am

Oak Bay resident fights neighbour bullying

Ashley Migneault started neighboursagainstbullying.com to turn something negative into a positive.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 10:00am

Prolific UVic political science professor passes away

Associate Professor Emeritus Norman Ruff inspired entire generations of scholars at the university

  • Aug 21st, 2017 5:00pm

VIDEO: The eclipse in Oak Bay

Athlone Court offices take a mid-morning break to see the partial eclipse

  • Aug 21st, 2017 10:30am

Victoria 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee appointments announced

John Furlong, George Heller, Dr. Roger Jackson and Iona Campagnolo will take the lead.

  • Jul 10th, 2017 1:30am

Oak Bay voted as best place to live in B.C.

The tiny district earned points for its scenery, friendliness, accessible transit and charm

  • Jul 4th, 2017 7:30pm

New bus service planned for Sooke, West Shore

Eight new buses and an additional 20,000 of service planned to start this fall

  • Jun 22nd, 2017 12:15pm

Sooke author gives voice to the voiceless

Writer brings the topic of sexual abuse to the forefront and how her faith helped her

  • Jun 21st, 2017 7:00pm

Passionate Sooke MG owner was also dedicated volunteer

Neil Fawdry left behind a legacy with both the Victoria MG Club and the Sooke community

  • Jun 21st, 2017 4:00pm