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LETTERS: Sooke boardwalk, fine arts, cartoons

LETTERS: Sooke boardwalk, fine arts, cartoons

Fine arts show’s Herculean effort Yet again the volunteers and staff managed…

  • Aug 16, 2017
LETTERS: Sooke boardwalk, fine arts, cartoons
EDITORIAL: Fill plates – not landfills

EDITORIAL: Fill plates – not landfills

Redistributing food that would usually be thrown away ­– following the inspiration…

  • Aug 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Fill plates – not landfills
Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy

Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy

Today, 40 years after his death, the King of Rock ’n’ Roll is still honoured

Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy
This document received by the District of Saanich shows the proposed four-storey, 25-unit condo project for 986 and 990 Doumac Ave.

Saanich to reconsider controversial Cordova Bay development

A controversial residential development project in the Cordova Bay neighbourhood will appear…

This document received by the District of Saanich shows the proposed four-storey, 25-unit condo project for 986 and 990 Doumac Ave.
Pieces of a 1991 BWM sedan split in half in a collision Saturday on the Alberni Highway rest in the wrecking yard of Arrowsmith Towing Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. — J.R. Rardon photo

VIDEO: Car ripped in half in Alberni Hwy crash ‘unheard-of’

Towing operators shocked by damage to vehicle as driver walks away

Pieces of a 1991 BWM sedan split in half in a collision Saturday on the Alberni Highway rest in the wrecking yard of Arrowsmith Towing Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. — J.R. Rardon photo
Saanich radio tower approved over neighbours opposition

Saanich radio tower approved over neighbours opposition

Neighbours contend 15-metre tower interferes with wifi signals

Saanich radio tower approved over neighbours opposition
Vancouver Island actor proposes to Riverdale actress

Vancouver Island actor proposes to Riverdale actress

Jameson Parker and Tiera Skovbye get engaged on the Kinsol Trestle near Shawnigan Lake.

Vancouver Island actor proposes to Riverdale actress
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, shakes hands with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, accompanied by Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, after they spoke at a news conference on Wednesday at the start of NAFTA renegotiations in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Autos likely high on U.S. NAFTA agenda

Early indications suggest automobiles will emerge as first priority on Day 1 of NAFTA negotiations

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, shakes hands with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, accompanied by Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, after they spoke at a news conference on Wednesday at the start of NAFTA renegotiations in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Crowds gather for a musical performance at the Tall Trees Music Festival. One Victoria reader believes Island Health, which has a plan in place for helping prevent overdoses at such events, is in fact condoning drug use. Photo courtesy of Tall Trees Music Festival

Island Health message in editorial makes little sense to News reader

Victoria News piece seems to condone drug use

  • Aug 15, 2017
Crowds gather for a musical performance at the Tall Trees Music Festival. One Victoria reader believes Island Health, which has a plan in place for helping prevent overdoses at such events, is in fact condoning drug use. Photo courtesy of Tall Trees Music Festival
Pile of puppies up for adoption at Victoria SPCA

Pile of puppies up for adoption at Victoria SPCA

The local branch is looking after a litter of 12 puppies that will be ready for adoption next week.

Pile of puppies up for adoption at Victoria SPCA
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Former B.C. teacher told student he loved her, drove by her house

Hsu Yang Cheng has agreed to never apply to a teaching certificate again

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EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now

EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now

Island Health’s strategy to help prevent overdose deaths makes sense

  • Aug 15, 2017
EDITORIAL: Drug use tips the right idea for now
Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Aug. 15

Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Aug. 15

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

  • Aug 15, 2017
Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Aug. 15
B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for those affected by the fire and Surrey Memorial Hospital

B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims
BC Ferries is adding an 11 p.m. sailing from Swartz Bay this Sunday (Aug. 20) to handle the summer rush. Courtesy BC Ferries

Extra boat sailing from Vancouver Island on Sunday night

BC Ferries adds 11 p.m. sailing to the mainland from Swartz Bay

BC Ferries is adding an 11 p.m. sailing from Swartz Bay this Sunday (Aug. 20) to handle the summer rush. Courtesy BC Ferries
The 2017 B.C. wildfire season is approaching one of the largest ever by area burned. (B.C. government)

B.C. Wildfire season approaching 2009 record

Estimated 8,450 square kilometres burned this season

The 2017 B.C. wildfire season is approaching one of the largest ever by area burned. (B.C. government)
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Rare white moose spotted in Sweden

Video of the animal was captured by Hans Nilsson.

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Five vehicles damaged in early morning vandlaism in Central Saanich

Central Saanich Police are reminding people to be vigilant in their neighbourhoods…

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NDP leader John Horgan, BC Liberal leader Christy Clark and B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver prepare for their first debate in the 2017 election campaign. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
NDP leader John Horgan, BC Liberal leader Christy Clark and B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver prepare for their first debate in the 2017 election campaign. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
How to cope with stress after the B.C. wildfires

How to cope with stress after the B.C. wildfires

One expert says stress will vary from person to person, but there are ways of dealing with it

How to cope with stress after the B.C. wildfires