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View Royal Elementary, located along Helmcken Road, had a possible COVID exposure on Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to Island Health. (View Royal Elementary site)

Possible COVID-19 exposure at View Royal Elementary school

Exposure took place on Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to Island Health

 

View Royal residents and local history fans can find the late Maureen Duffus’ book, Craigflower Country, An illustrated history of View Royal 1850-1950, at the town hall. (maureenduffus.com)

Town hopes to rekindle interest in View Royal history

Craigflower Country talks about the area’s past to 1950

 

Greater Victoria School Trustee Ryan Painter created a campaign to collect paper hearts with kind messages from the community to bring joy to employees at the Eagle Creek Village Starbucks who’d been treated poorly on Nov. 30 by a patron who was opposed to the company’s COVID-19 safety protocols. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Hand-made hearts bring joy to View Royal Starbucks employees after outburst from angry patron

Local school trustee counteracts anti-mask outburst with kindness

 

West Shore RCMP arrested four suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in View Royal Nov. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP arrests four following armed robbery

A victim was assaulted and robbed in View Royal early Thursday morning

West Shore RCMP arrested four suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in View Royal Nov. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Saanich resident is looking for their truck after it was stolen outside their home in the Gorge neighbourhood sometime overnight on Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Jesse McIntosh photo)

Saanich woman biking to work after truck stolen outside home

Blue 2007 Ford Ranger reported stolen in Gorge neighbourhood overnight on Nov. 17

A Saanich resident is looking for their truck after it was stolen outside their home in the Gorge neighbourhood sometime overnight on Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Jesse McIntosh photo)
A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
Quality Foods advertising manager, Regan Beaulieu, (left) and president, Noel Hayward, (right) stand in front of the Clean Cart on its first day of testing, Nov. 12. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

View Royal Quality Foods launches innovative new cart cleaning device

The Clean Cart uses far-UV light and is the first of its kind in Canada

Quality Foods advertising manager, Regan Beaulieu, (left) and president, Noel Hayward, (right) stand in front of the Clean Cart on its first day of testing, Nov. 12. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Island Outfitters, which was ravaged by a fire in early January, will be re-opening in a new location on the West Shore this fall. (Facebook/Island Outfitters)

Island Outfitters moves to View Royal this fall

Closed after a fire to start 2020, outdoors business takes over old electronics site

Island Outfitters, which was ravaged by a fire in early January, will be re-opening in a new location on the West Shore this fall. (Facebook/Island Outfitters)
View Royal teen inspired by pandemic creates thermal camera from scratch

View Royal teen inspired by pandemic creates thermal camera from scratch

14-year-old plans to make 10 touchless hand sanitizers for schools

View Royal teen inspired by pandemic creates thermal camera from scratch
BC Ambulance and View Royal Fire Rescue responded to a critically-injured young male at Thetis Lake on Wednesday evening. Fire Chief Paul Hurst says he repeats the same warning every year, asking the public to avoid the cliffs and be safe around the lake. (Courtesy of Adam Evans)

View Royal fire chief frustrated by Thetis Lake accidents

‘You’re rolling the dice every time you jump off,’ chief says

BC Ambulance and View Royal Fire Rescue responded to a critically-injured young male at Thetis Lake on Wednesday evening. Fire Chief Paul Hurst says he repeats the same warning every year, asking the public to avoid the cliffs and be safe around the lake. (Courtesy of Adam Evans)
The CRD has issued a warning about a blue-green algae bloom in Prior Lake at Thetis Lake Regional Park. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

CRD warns of toxic algae bloom at Prior Lake

Visitors advised to avoid swimming in lake, keep pets out of water

The CRD has issued a warning about a blue-green algae bloom in Prior Lake at Thetis Lake Regional Park. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)
A serious crash in View Royal on Sunday sent several people to hospital. (Courtesy of Paul Hurst)

RCMP investigates serious weekend crash in View Royal

Two drivers and one passenger sent to hospital Sunday

A serious crash in View Royal on Sunday sent several people to hospital. (Courtesy of Paul Hurst)
Two View Royal families stood outside the Victoria General Hospital on March 19 to thank hospital staff for their work during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo courtesy Dorothy Chambers)

View Royal families thank hospital staff working through COVID-19 with colourful signs

‘I teared up, honestly, I was so touched,’ Victoria General Hospital nurse says

Two View Royal families stood outside the Victoria General Hospital on March 19 to thank hospital staff for their work during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo courtesy Dorothy Chambers)
One driver was sent to hospital after striking a pole on Burnside Road West early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
One driver was sent to hospital after striking a pole on Burnside Road West early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Angela Hanes has launched a petition to stop BC Transit from building a handyDART facility in the Craigflower Creek area nearby her home in View Royal. Her petition has amassed 1,000 signatures in the past week. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Petition aims to stop handyDART facility from being built in View Royal

‘Save Craigflower Creek’ has gathered over 1,000 signatures within a week

Angela Hanes has launched a petition to stop BC Transit from building a handyDART facility in the Craigflower Creek area nearby her home in View Royal. Her petition has amassed 1,000 signatures in the past week. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Four Mile House Restaurant in View Royal will be re-opening on Jan. 20, after a structure fire left significant damage back in October 2019. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Following extensive fire damage, Four Mile Pub re-opens Monday

Restaurant feels ‘clean and refreshed’, according to spokesperson

Four Mile House Restaurant in View Royal will be re-opening on Jan. 20, after a structure fire left significant damage back in October 2019. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Construction is underway on a new bike park at View Royal Park. (Photo courtesy of the Town of View Royal)

View Royal rolling out new bike park

Park to open later this summer

  • Jul 12, 2019
Construction is underway on a new bike park at View Royal Park. (Photo courtesy of the Town of View Royal)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Unattended cooking causes fire in Songhees Nation home

Two people treated for injuries, one transported to hospital Monday evening

(Black Press Media file photo)
Lindsay Critchley holds the Secchi disk she lowered off her property to check the Portage Inlet’s turbidity. (Swikar Oli/News staff)

View Royal residents, council concerned about runoff in Portage Inlet

View Royal council wants more responsibility from upstream neighbours, development

Lindsay Critchley holds the Secchi disk she lowered off her property to check the Portage Inlet’s turbidity. (Swikar Oli/News staff)
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

Realtor David Moisik finds West Shore roads perfect for cruising

  • Jan 24, 2019
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven