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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.

Oak Bay man saves baby squirrel in distress

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

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.

UVic scientist asseses contamination levels from Fukushima aftermath

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

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.

Missing Nanaimo man crashes car in Oak Bay

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

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.

Oak Bay man revises grand dictionary of Canadianisms

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

Infrastructure improvements not fast enough

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

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.

Oak Bay resident fights neighbour bullying

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

Prolific UVic political science professor passes away

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

VIDEO: The eclipse in Oak Bay

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

Victoria 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee appointments announced

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

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

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

New bus service planned for Sooke, West Shore

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

Sooke musician releases self-produced debut album

Young Sooke musician Taylor Caspersen has always loved to play music for…

Sooke author gives voice to the voiceless

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

Passionate Sooke MG owner was also dedicated volunteer

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

UFO spotted near Sooke Basin

Ann Talbot saw a large round glowing object hover and fly across the Sooke Basin last week.