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UPDATE: Hiker found dead in Goldstream Park

Crews were searching for a 33-year-old Squamish woman

Victoria massage provider acquitted of sexual assault

Judge unable to decide whom to believe, was ‘obliged to acquit Heintzelman’

Social media aflutter after 100 chickens corralled on Peninsula

Situation caused quite a stir Thursday morning as cops helped chase down the chickens

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Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

BC Ferries reports 50 per cent increase over the previous December high

Feds pump $3.5M into UVic climate research centre

Federal minister says investment strengthens scientific research, economic development

Baby Jesus stolen from Parksville church

Roman Catholic Church of the Ascension’s replica goes missing from nativity scene

Central Saanich joining Greater Victoria integrated 911 dispatch centre

Capital Regional District’s 911 centre set to open this spring

H1N1 strain of influenza hits hard in Greater Victoria

Island Health reports 197 lab-confirmed cases, some children in ICU

Building boom continues in Greater Victoria as other parts of Canada go bust

Canada’s largest province, Ontario, is slowing down as B.C. continues to grow

Gas leak closes Beach Drive in Oak Bay

Beach Drive was closed for some time the afternoon of Jan. 10

Man rescued from water at Esquimalt boat launch

Police looking for Good Samaritans who helped him back to launch

New dog greeter at Fairmont Empress is spreading smiles

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

Grumpy Taxpayers criticize Saanich police request for five per cent budget increase

Increase details costs for four additional officers and five civilians

Chicken Run: Birds on the loose in North Saanich

Fire department, RCMP corral more than 20 unruly birds now in care of Animal Control

Piece for pier extension at Ogden Point Cruise Terminal lost at sea

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority expanding the pier in order to welcome larger curise ships

Crash on Fort impedes traffic

No serious injuries reported in Victoria crash this morning