Local News

Greater Victoria beach clean up recovers 655 pounds of garbage

Cigarette butts, straws discarded at alarming rates on local beaches

Thieves target Sooke school’s emergency supplies

Journey middle school victims for a second time

2 charged for feeding bear Tim Horton’s timbits

Court documents show that Randy Scott and Megan Hiltz have both been charged with feeding or attempting to feed dangerous wildlife.

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Tour de Rock visits Sooke
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New York drops part of criminal case against Harvey Weinstein

Advanced voting numbers top 4,000 in Saanich, Victoria

Voters in both communities have one more chance to cast an early ballot Oct. 17

Langford law office receives second envelope with unknown substance

West Shore office hit with unknown substance twice within the month

Sewage leak closes sterilizing room at Victoria General Hospital

Royal Jubilee equipment sharing means no VGH surgeries cancelled

Local developer funds re-construction of Oak Bay intersection

Abstract also announces 50-seat restaurant as anchor business for Bowker development

Vancouver Island leads nation in medically assisted deaths

Island residents choose assisted death five times more than other Canadians

Black Press to host extreme career fair in Victoria

The fair will run on Oct. 25 at the Bay Street Armoury

District of Saanich tells mayor’s slate to stop flyer distribution

Saanich’s chief election officer says United for Saanich brochure may confuse voters

Saanich homeless campers ‘apprehensive’ about pending police action

No police are currently on site after provincial government issued notice of eviction

Island pot smokers won’t be allowed to light up on the ski hill

Mount Washington maintains smoke-free policy in light of marijuana legalization

Pot regulation hazy for Sooke businesses

Sooke stores will continue to operate after Oct. 17

Tent city moves to Saanich Municipal Hall

Group departs West Saanich property after 10 days

Fair Vote Canada reps say Saanich violating provincial voting directive

Group advocating for proportional referendum aren’t allowed to distribute flyers within 100 feet of polling stations

Fall-ing for unseasonably warm weather in Victoria

Environment Canada forecast calls for sunshine through weekend

Caution urged after cougar sighting in Nanaimo

Weekend encounter at Long Lake the most recent in in area

Hundreds of thousands of British Columbians to take part in earthquake drill

The B.C.-wide, one-and-a-half-minute drill will be held Thursday

Doctor’s orders: How to get grandma high for the first time

Island Health expects seniors and first-time stoners will lead to increase in service after Oct. 17