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Authorities investigating what led to deadly Colorado shooting

Authorities investigating what led to deadly Colorado shooting

Four deputies were wounded and one killed in Colorado attack

Authorities investigating what led to deadly Colorado shooting
Lynn Husted, here seen speaking to council on Nov. 6, 2017 has filed a legal challenge against Saanich over the EDPA. Saanich expects to respond later in January.

Saanich finalizing legal response to challenge of EDPA bylaw decision

Saanich is still finalizing its response to a judicial review that has…

Lynn Husted, here seen speaking to council on Nov. 6, 2017 has filed a legal challenge against Saanich over the EDPA. Saanich expects to respond later in January.
Detroit Lions fire coach after missing playoffs

Detroit Lions fire coach after missing playoffs

The Lions fired coach Jim Caldwell after missing playoffs

Detroit Lions fire coach after missing playoffs
Crystal ball drops in frigid Times Square to mark 2018

Crystal ball drops in frigid Times Square to mark 2018

New Yorkers, celebrity entertainers and tourists from around the world packed a frigid Times Square to mark the start of 2018

Crystal ball drops in frigid Times Square to mark 2018
Elarose MacKenzie, who is about to turn 21 months old, spent the last day of 2017 with dad James MacKenzie checking out the Caddy Bay shoreline. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Saanich says goodbye to 2017 with day on the beach

Caddy Bay drew a steady crowd Sunday as Saanich says goodbye to…

Elarose MacKenzie, who is about to turn 21 months old, spent the last day of 2017 with dad James MacKenzie checking out the Caddy Bay shoreline. Wolf Depner/News Staff
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Calgary Zoo brings penguins indoors because of cold

Temperatures have averaged -28 C in recent days, and with the wind chill it can feel more like -40 C.

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Snowy owl pulled from grille of SUV

Rescuer says the animal is healing after being struck by a large vehicle in Saskatchewan

(Canadian Press)
Clara Forman and her daughters Karina and Yesenia Forman. -Image: Facebook

Gathering held for Kelowna murder victims

Family, friends and colleagues gather in Kelowna for ceremony to honour murdered mother and girls

Clara Forman and her daughters Karina and Yesenia Forman. -Image: Facebook
Canada 150 ends on a cold note for much of the country

Canada 150 ends on a cold note for much of the country

But Heritage Minister Melanie Joly says Canadians celebrated warmly

Canada 150 ends on a cold note for much of the country
Germany’s Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt is back as the host of International Guitar Night, which comes to the Farquhar Auditorium Jan. 21. (Photo submitted)

World’s best guitar showcase returns to the Farquhar

International Guitar Night comes to the University of Victoria Jan. 21

  • Dec 31, 2017
Germany’s Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt is back as the host of International Guitar Night, which comes to the Farquhar Auditorium Jan. 21. (Photo submitted)
2017 BC Assessment values now available online

2017 BC Assessment values now available online

Property owners will be receiving a letter in the mail in January, but are able to access their values now

2017 BC Assessment values now available online
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Multiple cops shot in Colorado

The shootings took place in an apartment complex near Denver

(Canadian Press)
This Nov. 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)                                This Nov. 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

N. Korea says won’t give up nukes if US keeps up ‘blackmail’

North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date in September and launched three missiles into the sea in July and November

This Nov. 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)                                This Nov. 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
Canada’s Sam Steel (23) celebrates his goal with teammate Jordan Kyrou (25) against Denmark’s Emil Gransoe (1) and Christian Larsen (4) during first period IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Canada clinches first in Group A at world championship

Kelowna’s Cal Foote earns three assists in win over Denmark at World Junior Hockey Championship

Canada’s Sam Steel (23) celebrates his goal with teammate Jordan Kyrou (25) against Denmark’s Emil Gransoe (1) and Christian Larsen (4) during first period IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Hockey on the highway

Hockey on the highway

A game of shinny breaks out on the packed snow of the Coquihalla Highway

Hockey on the highway
A small group of Quadra Islanders gathered to collect signitures on letters to Premier john Horgan as well as MLA Claire Trevena condeming the recent decision to continue with the Site C Dam project. The group was also selling yellow stakes, with proceeds going to the two First Nation Communities in the Peace Region that are challenging the decision in court. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror

Quadra Islanders join the protest against the Site C dam project

“The first principal we need to operate on is that every one…

A small group of Quadra Islanders gathered to collect signitures on letters to Premier john Horgan as well as MLA Claire Trevena condeming the recent decision to continue with the Site C Dam project. The group was also selling yellow stakes, with proceeds going to the two First Nation Communities in the Peace Region that are challenging the decision in court. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror
Child rep collects documents after sisters’ deaths, no decision on investigation

Child rep collects documents after sisters’ deaths, no decision on investigation

Ministry of Children and Family Development declined comment on the deaths, citing privacy reasons

Child rep collects documents after sisters’ deaths, no decision on investigation
The appropriate use of trails in Haro Woods remains one of the central questions as Saanich gets ready to finalize a plan for the popular recreation area.

Public divided over trail use in Saanich’s Haro Woods

Online survey conducted for area which is a popular destination for walkers, joggers and cyclists

The appropriate use of trails in Haro Woods remains one of the central questions as Saanich gets ready to finalize a plan for the popular recreation area.
Team Canada defenceman, and Penticton Vees alumni, Dante Fabbro stands guard in front of goaltender Carter Hart as U.S. player Joey Anderson is posted in front.                                USA Hockey images

Canada loses to U.S. in shootout at World Juniors outdoor game

Kelowna Rockets player Dillon Dubé scores to give him three points in three games

Team Canada defenceman, and Penticton Vees alumni, Dante Fabbro stands guard in front of goaltender Carter Hart as U.S. player Joey Anderson is posted in front.                                USA Hockey images
Valdy is performing in Sidney on his “month-versary” with his wife Kathleen. They have been married for 32 years. (Handout)

Legendary folk singer Valdy returns to Sidney for fourth show in four years

If self-sufficiency in the face of adverse weather is a Canadian trait,…

Valdy is performing in Sidney on his “month-versary” with his wife Kathleen. They have been married for 32 years. (Handout)