Keili Bartlett

Production manager Danny Seeton helps design Vancouver Island Brewing beer flavours. (Nicole Crescenzi/News staff)

Is your beer vegan? Vancouver Island Brewing also going kosher

Victoria-based brewery has been vegan since 2017

Production manager Danny Seeton helps design Vancouver Island Brewing beer flavours. (Nicole Crescenzi/News staff)
Joanne Socrates is already the oldest woman to have sailed around the world alone. Now she’s after a new record. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

B.C. sailor’s attempt to break record crosses Equator line

Jeanne Socrates is five weeks into her mission to become the oldest person to solo sail the world

Joanne Socrates is already the oldest woman to have sailed around the world alone. Now she’s after a new record. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Google Maps shows heavy traffic during the morning of Nov. 7 in Greater Victoria. (Google Maps)

Heavy traffic leads to slow commute from West Shore into Victoria

Traffic volumes from Langford and Colwood have been built up more than usual along Trans Canada highway

Google Maps shows heavy traffic during the morning of Nov. 7 in Greater Victoria. (Google Maps)
At the Democrats Abroad Victoria chapter’s event in September, Americans could register to vote from out of the country. (Democrats Abroad Victoria, BC Facebook)

Democrats Abroad to host election results screening in Victoria

Gathering at Sticky Wicket on Douglas begins at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 6

At the Democrats Abroad Victoria chapter’s event in September, Americans could register to vote from out of the country. (Democrats Abroad Victoria, BC Facebook)
B.C. Premier John Horgan announces the new urgent primary care centre located on Goldstream Avenue in Langford. (File photo)

New urgent primary care centre opens on the West Shore

Centre saw approximately 60 patients its first day

B.C. Premier John Horgan announces the new urgent primary care centre located on Goldstream Avenue in Langford. (File photo)
A four-sailing wait on Oct.19 at the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

BC Ferries predicts potential travel trends for 2020

With more than 22 million travellers in 2018, infrastructure looks at accommodating ride-sharing

A four-sailing wait on Oct.19 at the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
BC Ferries’s vessel approaches the Prince Rupert terminal. (Shannon Lough/Black Press Media)

Former BC Ferries CFO paid almost $500,000 settlement

Dennis Dodo was the company’s chief financial officer for less than three years

BC Ferries’s vessel approaches the Prince Rupert terminal. (Shannon Lough/Black Press Media)
Six-year-old Joseph Salverda gets his first flu shot at a child health clinic in Saanich. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Time to get flu shots is now, says Island Health

Children, seniors and people with medical conditions most at-risk of suffering from influenza

Six-year-old Joseph Salverda gets his first flu shot at a child health clinic in Saanich. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Robert was 26 when he became an organ donor, and his mother Colleen Riopel is looking to meet the people who recieved five of his organs. (Courtesy of Colleen Riople)

Victoria mother seeks recipients of son’s donated organs

Colleen Riopel wants to meet the five people who have her son’s heart, liver, kidneys and lung

Robert was 26 when he became an organ donor, and his mother Colleen Riopel is looking to meet the people who recieved five of his organs. (Courtesy of Colleen Riople)
Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay is famous for its ghost. (Oak Bay News file photo)

Ghost at Victoria Golf Club ‘playing tricks’

Legend says the spirit of Doris Gravlin can still be found on the greens

Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay is famous for its ghost. (Oak Bay News file photo)
31-year-old Victoria resident Drielle Tousignant needs a second kidney donation after her first transplant was unsuccessful. (Contributed by Drielle Tousignant)

Victoria mom calls for more organ donors after first kidney transplant fails

Drielle Tousignant is one of 538 British Columbians waiting for a kidney

31-year-old Victoria resident Drielle Tousignant needs a second kidney donation after her first transplant was unsuccessful. (Contributed by Drielle Tousignant)
Victoria Police responded to hundreds of calls for service the weekend before Halloween. (File photo)

Victoria police Halloween live-stream reports fights, large parties

Officers responded to hundreds of calls Oct. 26-28

Victoria Police responded to hundreds of calls for service the weekend before Halloween. (File photo)
Your pets could be costing you an extra $400 in energy costs, BC Hydro said on Oct. 26. (Black Press file photo)

Pets watching TV costs owners more energy bills: BC Hydro

Energy company releases report showing B.C. pet owners spend an extra $400

Your pets could be costing you an extra $400 in energy costs, BC Hydro said on Oct. 26. (Black Press file photo)
Victoria’s Clean Team has already collected more needles by October in 2018 than in all of 2017. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Victoria businesses deal with ‘impossible’ amount of used needles

Property owner on Government and Queens describes garbage often blocking businesses

Victoria’s Clean Team has already collected more needles by October in 2018 than in all of 2017. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Judy, a nurse from the pulmonary vascular ICU, leads a demonstration of the defibrillator and heart monitoring machine the Victoria Hospital Foundation is raising money for. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

You Are Vital $3.5M campaign launched for new hospital equipment

Victoria Hospitals Foundation looking for crucial equipment

Judy, a nurse from the pulmonary vascular ICU, leads a demonstration of the defibrillator and heart monitoring machine the Victoria Hospital Foundation is raising money for. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Jill Van Gyn, FATSO peanut butter owner, took her Victoria-based company to the Dragons’ Den in 2018. (FATSO peanut butter photo)

Victoria’s FATSO one month after Dragons’ Den deal

Owner Jill Van Gyn talks about the immediate spike in her peanut butter business

Jill Van Gyn, FATSO peanut butter owner, took her Victoria-based company to the Dragons’ Den in 2018. (FATSO peanut butter photo)
An undated photo of the Fairmont Empress at Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Black Press file photo)

Victoria’s Fairmont Empress crowned best hotel in Canada

Luxury hotel made top of 50 best hotels list

An undated photo of the Fairmont Empress at Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Black Press file photo)
‘I could feel the heat on my face’ homeowner said of Songhees fire

‘I could feel the heat on my face’ homeowner said of Songhees fire

Two mobile homes on Middle Road burned on Oct. 23, investigation ongoing

‘I could feel the heat on my face’ homeowner said of Songhees fire
Fog blocks the view of the Victoria Inner Harbour at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 24. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Victoria fog expected to lift as storms move in

Fifth day of disrupted flights out of Victoria in past week

Fog blocks the view of the Victoria Inner Harbour at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 24. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Two homes were damaged by fire late Oct. 23 in Songhee Nation on Middle Road. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

RCMP still investigating Songhees Nation fire

Two homes caught on fire on Middle Road on Oct. 23

Two homes were damaged by fire late Oct. 23 in Songhee Nation on Middle Road. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)