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Cuban baseball-player smugglers face sentencing

Cuban baseball-player smugglers face sentencing

A sports agent and a baseball trainer are facing prison time for illegally smuggling Cuban players into the U.S.

Cuban baseball-player smugglers face sentencing
Trucker killed in fiery crash a father of nine

Trucker killed in fiery crash a father of nine

Family identifies trucker killed in fiery multi-vehicle crash as father of nine

Trucker killed in fiery crash a father of nine
Victoria’s Kaleidoscope Theatre troupe kicks off another season with The Secret Garden, Nov. 4 and 5.                                Submitted

Kaleidoscope Theatre start season with Secret Garden

Theatre troupe to stage Secret Garden, Peter Pan the panto and Pinocchio for 2017

Victoria’s Kaleidoscope Theatre troupe kicks off another season with The Secret Garden, Nov. 4 and 5.                                Submitted
Astros win first World Series crown

Astros win first World Series crown

Astros top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 of the World Series

Astros win first World Series crown
Extension Volunteer Fire Department firefighters try to put out a fire at a house on Nanaimo River Road on Oct. 24. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)

VIDEO: Our best photographs from October

Vancouver Island’s best news photographs from our journalists and our readers

Extension Volunteer Fire Department firefighters try to put out a fire at a house on Nanaimo River Road on Oct. 24. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)
Saanich approves Townley Lodge re-development

Saanich approves Townley Lodge re-development

Plans for an affordable housing project are moving forward

Saanich approves Townley Lodge re-development
LETTERS: Slashburning and the carbon tax are burn jobs.

LETTERS: Slashburning and the carbon tax are burn jobs.

Smell the burn? Apparently, Victoria residents can smell the fires burning in…

  • Nov 2, 2017
LETTERS: Slashburning and the carbon tax are burn jobs.
Traci Genereaux (Facebook)

Remains at Silver Creek farm those of missing Vernon teen

RCMP confirm human remains found near Salmon Arm are those of missing 18-year-old Traci Genereaux

Traci Genereaux (Facebook)
B.C. boy looks to add new word to Webster’s dictionary

B.C. boy looks to add new word to Webster’s dictionary

Levidrome: a word that means something else when spelled backwards, Vancouver Island boy says

B.C. boy looks to add new word to Webster’s dictionary
B.C. man says his life was ruined by predatory lending

B.C. man says his life was ruined by predatory lending

Unemployed senior on disability says he was convinced to buy mutual funds with home equity loan

B.C. man says his life was ruined by predatory lending
The Cowichan Valley could have some snow over the next few days. (File photo)

Island could see snow in the next few days

Environment Canada forecasts colder winter this year

The Cowichan Valley could have some snow over the next few days. (File photo)
Hacker threatens to release UFV student information if not paid ransom
Hacker threatens to release UFV student information if not paid ransom
VIDEO: Here are Canada’s new Olympic Hockey jerseys
VIDEO: Here are Canada’s new Olympic Hockey jerseys
Canada to admit 340,000 immigrants a year by 2020 under new three-year plan

Canada to admit 340,000 immigrants a year by 2020 under new three-year plan

It will bring immigration to Canada to nearly 1 per cent of the population

Canada to admit 340,000 immigrants a year by 2020 under new three-year plan
Frank Hobbs elementary school students Evie Frost, Yousef Al-Odarallah, Zane Martin and Abiha Naser sit in front of principal Ingrid Fawcett and Andrea Frost, top right, on the school’s soon-to-be-removed playground. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Frank Hobbs playground shortlisted for $62,000 prize

Frank Hobbs playground shortlisted for Aviva Community Fund

Frank Hobbs elementary school students Evie Frost, Yousef Al-Odarallah, Zane Martin and Abiha Naser sit in front of principal Ingrid Fawcett and Andrea Frost, top right, on the school’s soon-to-be-removed playground. Travis Paterson/News Staff
Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

“If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.”

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive
Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer                                RCMP officers went house to house asking questions of the residents of homes on 10th Street SW on Monday, Oct. 30.

Surrey police canvass Salmon Arm regarding missing woman

Salmon Arm residents questioned about Sept. 3, shown photos of Nicole Bell.

Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer                                RCMP officers went house to house asking questions of the residents of homes on 10th Street SW on Monday, Oct. 30.
Saanich approves condominimum project despite traffic concerns

Saanich approves condominimum project despite traffic concerns

Proposal calls for 61 units in high-traffic area near Uptown Shopping Centre

Saanich approves condominimum project despite traffic concerns
Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown

Vernon and Victoria women fight for access to life-saving drug

Cystic Fibrosis patients recently lost coverage of drug Orkambi, but the company is offering a reduced price to the government

Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown
Dodgers beat Astros 3-1, force World Series to Game 7
Dodgers beat Astros 3-1, force World Series to Game 7