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Sooke district still short-handed on staff

The District of Sooke is down by three senior managers, and it…

Sooke will host fire training conference next year

Up to 400 delegates expected to attend, says fire chief

Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

Bear has standoff with Mounties

A black bear in Sunriver area stood off with police before returning to the bush

Swiftsure sets sail Saturday off Clover Point

Nearly 200 yachts registered for series of races that make up the international event

Chinook pen launches in Sooke


2017 Sooke District Volunteer Awards ceremony


Election 2017: The fallout of the final ballots


Locals remind visitors of sea lion danger after viral video


11 days of events leading up to Canada Day

More than 100 free performances across two stages at Victoria’s Inner Harbour, plus fireworks!

Wild Kingdom: Eagles fend off crows

Photographer captures wildlife interaction in Greater Victoria.

Caution urged after deer attacks two dogs in Sooke

Deer attacks are not uncommon, says conservation officer

VIDEO: Local firefighter rescues ducklings from storm drain

Baby ducks pulled from peril early Friday morning in Greater Victoria

  • May 19th, 2017

Fenton court case pushed another week due to scheduling issues

Accused in the death of West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett has yet to enter a plea

Puppy in Highlands shot multiple times with pellet gun

Quick action by owner saw dog patched up, RCMP launch investigation into case of cruelty

Nanaimo RCMP believe it has found body of missing teenager Chang

The Nanaimo RCMP have recovered a body believed to be that of Makayla Chang.

Retired fire chief remembered as dedicated family man

Doug Angrove passed away in Kelowna last week.

Park watch on the lookout starting May long weekend

The group will be out on patrol through all major parks, from East Sooke to Port Renfrew

225,000 Chinook salmon will be released to feed endangered orcas

Around 225,000 Chinook smolts will soon be freed into the ocean thanks to the $500,000 project.

Sailor returns to Victoria after decade at sea

Return to Royal Victoria Yacht club afater single-handed west-about circumnavigation of the globe

  • May 16th, 2017

Workshop details risk fentanyl poses to first responders on Vancouver Island

Attendees are shown how tiny amounts of fentanyl can cause death

UPDATE: Landing gear collapses as small plane lands at Victoria airport

Transport Canada air incident report clarifies how a small plane was forced to land May 12

  • May 12th, 2017