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Don Patterson takes a break with a copy of the Saanich News. The 88-year-old recently gave up his route delivering the newspaper after working for more than nine years without missing a day. Dan Ebenal/News Staff

88-year-old Saanich man never missed a day delivering the news

Saanich News carriers celebrated for National Newspaper Carrier Appreciation Week

Don Patterson takes a break with a copy of the Saanich News. The 88-year-old recently gave up his route delivering the newspaper after working for more than nine years without missing a day. Dan Ebenal/News Staff
LETTERS: Perhaps the NIMBYs will relent

LETTERS: Perhaps the NIMBYs will relent

Re: Council backs Otter Point Road cell tower (News, Sept. 20) We…

  • Oct 4, 2017
LETTERS: Perhaps the NIMBYs will relent
LETTERS: No European trip a joyful reality

LETTERS: No European trip a joyful reality

Re: CRD drops European sewage tour (News, Sept. 20) I read with…

  • Oct 4, 2017
LETTERS: No European trip a joyful reality
LETTERS: Senator Beyak must be sent packing

LETTERS: Senator Beyak must be sent packing

Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak has made ignorant and offensive comments about residential…

  • Oct 4, 2017
LETTERS: Senator Beyak must be sent packing
B.C. lawyer banned after writing himself into client’s will

B.C. lawyer banned after writing himself into client’s will

Law Society says Christopher Penty admitted writing himself into a client’s will.

B.C. lawyer banned after writing himself into client’s will
Uber is still not available in B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

NDP tap brakes on ride sharing despite election promises

Transportation Minister Claire Trevena says government can’t pinpoint the timing of policy

Uber is still not available in B.C. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Samuel and Madelaine Emerson. (Surrey RCMP photos)

Surrey pastor, wife accused of multiple sex assaults, child molestation

Couple charged with multiple counts of sexual assault, RCMP ask any other victims to come forward

Samuel and Madelaine Emerson. (Surrey RCMP photos)
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr. (Canadian Press photo)

Feds keen to see Trans Mountain pipeline built

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says its the safest way to transport oil

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr. (Canadian Press photo)
Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Oct. 3

Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Oct. 3

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

  • Oct 3, 2017
Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Oct. 3
The Elephant Hill wildfire was one of several this summer that contributed to the worst fire season ever recorded in B.C. (KTW file photo).

Inmates play vital role in managing B.C.’s worst-ever wildfire season

Prisoners from Maple Ridge, Nanaimo and Prince George helped out

The Elephant Hill wildfire was one of several this summer that contributed to the worst fire season ever recorded in B.C. (KTW file photo).
Grizzly bear fishing. (Black Press files)

Taxidermists included in grizzly hunt review

B.C. government seeks input on regulations for bear parts

Grizzly bear fishing. (Black Press files)
Lada Kralova runs through the finish line of the B.C. Orienteering Championships with map in hand. The two-day event wrapped up Sunday on Camosun’s Interurban campus.                                 Wolf Depner/News Staff

Orienteering championships put Saanich on the map

Why just run? That is the question that guides (pardon the pun)…

Lada Kralova runs through the finish line of the B.C. Orienteering Championships with map in hand. The two-day event wrapped up Sunday on Camosun’s Interurban campus.                                 Wolf Depner/News Staff
Music in NHL locker-rooms a balancing act

Music in NHL locker-rooms a balancing act

Rookies don’t get a shot at the speakers

Music in NHL locker-rooms a balancing act
Floral art on display in Saanich

Floral art on display in Saanich

Victoria Floral Artists Guild meets Oct. 10 at Garth Homer Centre

Floral art on display in Saanich
Weaver pushes for housing reforms

Weaver pushes for housing reforms

Green Party leader calls for foreign buyer’s tax to be extended across B.C.

  • Oct 3, 2017
Weaver pushes for housing reforms
Panel finds documentation issues plague assisted dying in B.C.
Panel finds documentation issues plague assisted dying in B.C.
Tara Roe Smith, 34, is the fourth Canadian killed in the Las Vegas shooting. (Canadian Press photo)

Fourth Canadian confirmed dead in Vegas shooting

34-year old Alberta woman was in Vegas on a holiday with her husband

Tara Roe Smith, 34, is the fourth Canadian killed in the Las Vegas shooting. (Canadian Press photo)
RCMP seize 40,000 fentanyl pills, 132 kgs of cocaine at B.C. port
RCMP seize 40,000 fentanyl pills, 132 kgs of cocaine at B.C. port
Jo-Ann Bursey

Castlegar woman describes being caught in Las Vegas attack

‘It was just mayhem. Everybody’s running and trying to take cover, not knowing’

Jo-Ann Bursey
Qualicum Beach Coun. Neil Horner made a public apology at the Oct. 2 council meeting for leaving a bag of dog feces on the town’s bylaw enforcement officer’s desk. — NEWS file photo

Island councillor apologizes for crappy “joke”

A Qualicum Beach city councillor left a bag of dog poop on a bylaw officer’s desk, later apologizes.

Qualicum Beach Coun. Neil Horner made a public apology at the Oct. 2 council meeting for leaving a bag of dog feces on the town’s bylaw enforcement officer’s desk. — NEWS file photo