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The site of a former pistol shoot range at Thetis Lake Regional Park has been restored to natural park land. (File photo)

Former gun range restored in Thetis Lake Regional Park

CRD remediation project complete after nearly four years

The site of a former pistol shoot range at Thetis Lake Regional Park has been restored to natural park land. (File photo)
Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening

Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening

Finishing touches being completed after 15-month renovation

Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening
Elements Casino offers space, resources to charities and community groups

Elements Casino offers space, resources to charities and community groups

New Platinum Room will be available free of charge

Elements Casino offers space, resources to charities and community groups
Grant McKenzie, Our Place director of communications, and Dana Young, who will be the director of the therapeutic recovery community planned for View Royal, show off the site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Our Place looks to create new therapeutic recovery community in View Royal

Rezoning still needed for former site of Choices Transitional Housing

Grant McKenzie, Our Place director of communications, and Dana Young, who will be the director of the therapeutic recovery community planned for View Royal, show off the site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
(Black Press file photo)

Several vehicles damaged in View Royal

West Shore RCMP asking witnesses to come forward

(Black Press file photo)
Shawna Bond, a registered nurse and breast health patient navigator, shows off the pillows and pamphlet breast cancer patients are provided with at the beginning of their journey with the Victoria Breast Health Centre at Victoria General Hospital. (Kendra Wong
/News Gazette staff)

Centre gives breast cancer patients new outlook on life

The Victoria Breast Health Centre at VGH connects patients to services

Shawna Bond, a registered nurse and breast health patient navigator, shows off the pillows and pamphlet breast cancer patients are provided with at the beginning of their journey with the Victoria Breast Health Centre at Victoria General Hospital. (Kendra Wong
/News Gazette staff)
Police searching for suspect in Sunday’s domestic incident

Police searching for suspect in Sunday’s domestic incident

A warrant has been issued for 25-year-old Victoria resident Patrick O’Neil

Police searching for suspect in Sunday’s domestic incident
Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal

Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal

Incident closed Island Highway for several hours Wednesday night

Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal
The redevelopment of nearly 16 acres at Christie Point has been delayed.                                 (Gazette file photo)

Redevelopment of Christie Point delayed

Residents will not receive 12-month notice period in this calendar year

The redevelopment of nearly 16 acres at Christie Point has been delayed.                                 (Gazette file photo)
Off-leash dogs rush to greet a dog owner with her own dog on a leash. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)
Off-leash dogs rush to greet a dog owner with her own dog on a leash. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)
Chris Lynn from Great Canadian Casinos Inc. points to the new construction area that will add food and entertainment venues to Elements Casino in View Royal. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

More entertainment and food coming to Elements Casino

Renovations behind but nearing completion for upgraded venue

Chris Lynn from Great Canadian Casinos Inc. points to the new construction area that will add food and entertainment venues to Elements Casino in View Royal. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)
A car struck a pole and came to a stop in a ditch off the Burnside Road off ramp of the Trans-Canada Highway Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy of View Royal Fire Rescue)
A car struck a pole and came to a stop in a ditch off the Burnside Road off ramp of the Trans-Canada Highway Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy of View Royal Fire Rescue)
The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (File photo)

BC Transit seeks View Royal property for regional handyDART facility

Eight-acre site at Watkiss and Burnside pitched for new facility

  • Nov 29, 2017
The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (File photo)
View Royal resident Kait Rich has a unique job description and currently stars on The Bachelor Canada. (Photo courtesy of Kait Rich /Facebook)

View Royal resident vying for a certain bachelor’s heart

Kait Rich is a contestant on The Bachelor Canada

View Royal resident Kait Rich has a unique job description and currently stars on The Bachelor Canada. (Photo courtesy of Kait Rich /Facebook)
Poets band to together to protect Pacific Ocean

Poets band to together to protect Pacific Ocean

New anthology includes works from View Royal, Colwood poets

Poets band to together to protect Pacific Ocean
The City of Colwood and Town of View Royal are working with BC Transit and the Victoria Regional Transit Commission to come up with a workable rapid transit plan. (File photo)

Colwood and View Royal looking at possibility of rapid transit options

Bus lanes, queue jumping lanes, preferred park and ride locations, and costing details being studied

The City of Colwood and Town of View Royal are working with BC Transit and the Victoria Regional Transit Commission to come up with a workable rapid transit plan. (File photo)
Financial struggles during treatment almost as bad as cancer warns patient

Financial struggles during treatment almost as bad as cancer warns patient

View Royal resident shares her story to help others

  • Aug 30, 2017
Financial struggles during treatment almost as bad as cancer warns patient
Members of the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit and the West Shore RCMP continue their investigation into the death of a man whose body was found Wednesday on a remote property in Metchosin. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Metchosin homicide victim identified

View Royal’s Richard Curtis Milligan, 56, has been identified as the victim found in Metchosin

  • Aug 25, 2017
Members of the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit and the West Shore RCMP continue their investigation into the death of a man whose body was found Wednesday on a remote property in Metchosin. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
View Royal rseident Colette Scrimgeour is concerned if the Sally Anne Salvation Army no longer accepts donations, she’ll have to travel elsewhere to drop off clothing and toys. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Salvation Army accepting donations, despite complaints

Donations contradict zoning bylaws

View Royal rseident Colette Scrimgeour is concerned if the Sally Anne Salvation Army no longer accepts donations, she’ll have to travel elsewhere to drop off clothing and toys. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Dozens of families, including Jack (above), attended the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s 33rd annual reunion party for graduates of the unit at Jeneece Place at Victoria General Hospital Thursday. Kendra Wong/Victoria News

Baby reunion party brings laughter, smiles to VGH

Event gives families, staff in neonatal intensive care unit chance to reconnect

Dozens of families, including Jack (above), attended the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s 33rd annual reunion party for graduates of the unit at Jeneece Place at Victoria General Hospital Thursday. Kendra Wong/Victoria News