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UPDATED: Rare ‘king-of-the-salmon’ washes up on Oak Bay beach

The rare type of ribbonfish was found by a man walking his dog on Rattenbury Beach.

Oak Bay man saves baby squirrel in distress

Peter Wheaton became an accidental hero when he saved the animal from several vicious crows.

UVic researchers to get $9.5 million boost in federal grants

The grants will go to 81 faculty members and students in natural sciences and engineering.

UVic scientist asseses contamination levels from Fukushima aftermath

Radiation levels in Pacific Canadian waters from Japan’s doomed power plant are finally revealed.

Cleanup of derelict vessels in Oak Bay delayed… again

With CRD support in limbo and an onerous federal grant process, Oak Bay is at a difficult impasse.

Missing Nanaimo man crashes car in Oak Bay

The driver was found suffering from Alzheimer’s and was “severely confused” police say.

School is back in session: Slow down to 30 km/h

Police are reminding drivers to slow down in school zones as kids return to school this week.

Oak Bay man revises grand dictionary of Canadianisms

Stefan Dollinger spent a decade updating the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles

Infrastructure improvements not fast enough

McKenzie interchange, Blue Water Bridge, among many others are moving at a snail’s pace. Why?

Weaver pushes ban for farmland sales to foreigners

Leader of B.C.’s Green party Adrew Weaver to stop the hemmorage of farmland in the wrong hands.

Oak Bay housing market still hot despite interest rate hike

Share your home finding story; email reporter@oakbaynews.com

Greater Victoria School District hires 200 new teachers

A handful of new teaching staff coming to Oak Bay schools.

The Art of Ascension coming soon to Oak Bay

Surya Ishaya will discuss the meditative practice on Sept. 9 at Heart of the Village Yoga studio.

Oak Bay resident fights neighbour bullying

Ashley Migneault started neighboursagainstbullying.com to turn something negative into a positive.

Oak Bay Marina hosting open house this weekend

The parking lot near Turkey Head will be turned into an event come Saturday (Aug. 26)

Prolific UVic political science professor passes away

Associate Professor Emeritus Norman Ruff inspired entire generations of scholars at the university

VIDEO: The eclipse in Oak Bay

Athlone Court offices take a mid-morning break to see the partial eclipse

Oak Bay firefighters kept busy with beach fires

Nine beach fires in nine days, says Oak Bay Fire Chief David Cockle

Victoria 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee appointments announced

John Furlong, George Heller, Dr. Roger Jackson and Iona Campagnolo will take the lead.

Oak Bay voted as best place to live in B.C.

The tiny district earned points for its scenery, friendliness, accessible transit and charm