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Turkey tips for trimming the fat

Turkey tips for trimming the fat

Municipalities are finding fatbergs – caused by dumping fats, oils and grease that clog your pipes.

Turkey tips for trimming the fat
The 2017-18 Saanich Braves peewee girls team, hosts of the World Girls Hockey Weekend at Pearkes, Oct. 5-7. Submitted
The 2017-18 Saanich Braves peewee girls team, hosts of the World Girls Hockey Weekend at Pearkes, Oct. 5-7. Submitted
469 bears destroyed in B.C. this year

469 bears destroyed in B.C. this year

Conservation officers had to euthanize approximately one bear in every 30 complaints.

469 bears destroyed in B.C. this year
Spectrum Thunder junior punt returner Connor Pettepiece runs the ball versus Argyle at Spectrum on Sept. 30. Spectrum won the season opener 26-0. Photo by Chris Wilson

Thunder crackle for season opening win over Argyle

Spectrum junior football team defeats Argyle, falls to Earl Marriott

Spectrum Thunder junior punt returner Connor Pettepiece runs the ball versus Argyle at Spectrum on Sept. 30. Spectrum won the season opener 26-0. Photo by Chris Wilson
St. Luke’s production stands the test of time

St. Luke’s production stands the test of time

St. Luke’s Players perform The Twelve-Pound Look and Separate Tables Oct. 11 to 22

St. Luke’s production stands the test of time
Truck hauls material across temporary bridge built across the Peace River for construction of the Site C dam, January 2017. /BC HYDRO

Site C dam project to miss river diversion deadline

Delay to add $610 million, estimate now near $9 billion

Truck hauls material across temporary bridge built across the Peace River for construction of the Site C dam, January 2017. /BC HYDRO
B.C. experiments with ‘Lego block’ housing in fight against homelessness

B.C. experiments with ‘Lego block’ housing in fight against homelessness

Up to 600 more units planned for Vancouver with help of $66 million from the provincial government

B.C. experiments with ‘Lego block’ housing in fight against homelessness
Dorothy Chambers, lead steward with Colquitz River fish fence, describes the mating behaviour of coho salmon as the local salmon count in Colquitz River is about to start.                                 Wolf Depner /News Staff

Saanich counts down to salmon run

Last year’s count was down

Dorothy Chambers, lead steward with Colquitz River fish fence, describes the mating behaviour of coho salmon as the local salmon count in Colquitz River is about to start.                                 Wolf Depner /News Staff
Canada adds jobs for 10th straight month with boost in full-time work
Canada adds jobs for 10th straight month with boost in full-time work
Runners take off at the start of a previous GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon on Menzies Street. The marathon and half marathon routes pass through Victoria and Oak Bay, with those events plus the 8K and Thrifty Foods Kids Race finishing near the start line beside the legislature. Follow the race action this Sunday at vicnews.com.                                News file photo

Follow the GoodLife Victoria Marathon action here Sunday

Black Press to feature live video feeds from the races, links to full results

Runners take off at the start of a previous GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon on Menzies Street. The marathon and half marathon routes pass through Victoria and Oak Bay, with those events plus the 8K and Thrifty Foods Kids Race finishing near the start line beside the legislature. Follow the race action this Sunday at vicnews.com.                                News file photo
Plenty of meals being served for Thanksgiving in Greater Victoria

Plenty of meals being served for Thanksgiving in Greater Victoria

Numerous options available for those looking to celebrate Thanksgiving

Plenty of meals being served for Thanksgiving in Greater Victoria
Sobbing Amanda Lindhout tells of abduction as kidnapping trial begins

Sobbing Amanda Lindhout tells of abduction as kidnapping trial begins

Ali Omar Ader, a 40-year-old Somalian national, has pleaded not guilty to hostage-taking

Sobbing Amanda Lindhout tells of abduction as kidnapping trial begins
Saanich plans to de-carbonize but questions surround push towards hundred per cent renewable energy.

Saanich council sets course for 100% renewable energy

Few details on how Saanich will reach its ambitious goal by 2050

Saanich plans to de-carbonize but questions surround push towards hundred per cent renewable energy.
A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday. (Photo submitted)

Man in Halloween costume robs Vancouver Island liquor store

A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday

A suspect armed with a knife and bat robbed Nanaimo’s Harewood Arms Beer and Wine store on Saturday. (Photo submitted)
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Early colon cancer screening on pause in B.C.

Colonoscopies will continue, says cancer agency

  • Oct 5, 2017
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This photo, captioned “Epic first night back in the warehouse” shows Samuel Emerson speaking to Youth Church Cloverdale in September 2012. (Samuel Emerson / Instagram)

UPDATE: Cloverdale pastor responds to charges of sexual assault against son

Randy Emerson’s son Samuel Emerson is facing 25 charges, including 13 counts of sexual assault

This photo, captioned “Epic first night back in the warehouse” shows Samuel Emerson speaking to Youth Church Cloverdale in September 2012. (Samuel Emerson / Instagram)
BC ferries adds extra sailings for long weekend

BC ferries adds extra sailings for long weekend

Another 90 sailings between major routes have been added between Oct. 5-10 for holiday travellers.

BC ferries adds extra sailings for long weekend
Marjorie Griffin Cohen is introduced as chair of B.C.’s Fair Wages Commission by Labour Minister Harry Bains, B.C. legislature, Oct. 5, 2017

Economist, union president named to Fair Wages Commission

B.C. Business Council vice-president also named to minimum wage panel

Marjorie Griffin Cohen is introduced as chair of B.C.’s Fair Wages Commission by Labour Minister Harry Bains, B.C. legislature, Oct. 5, 2017
Members of the RCMP were pallbearers for the newborn infants, who were buried without proper names, in 1994.

Princeton police revisit grisly murder of twin baby girls

“The Princeton Angels” were discovered wrapped in a garbage bag at the bottom of an outhouse

Members of the RCMP were pallbearers for the newborn infants, who were buried without proper names, in 1994.
President of Brazilian Olympic Committee arrested

President of Brazilian Olympic Committee arrested

Investigation continues into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro.

President of Brazilian Olympic Committee arrested