Ragnar Haagen

Ragnar posted 71 stories to Goldstream News Gazette.
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Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Vancouver to host men’s and women’s U.S. college basketball tournament at convention centre.

  • Aug 16th, 2017 1:30pm

Rare white moose spotted in Sweden

Video of the animal was captured by Hans Nilsson.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 12:30pm

Southbound delays on Malahat into Victoria

Traffic is at a standstill or slowly moving on BC hwy 1 while construction along the route continues.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 11:00am

Car window smashed in Victoria road rage incident

Witnesses told police the back window and tail lights of a car were smashed out the morning of Aug. 11.

  • Aug 14th, 2017 4:55pm

Rolling Stone profiles Victoria music scene

Music magazine sends correspondent to Capital Region as part of their new video series, “The Scene.”

  • Aug 14th, 2017 10:30am

Sunshine set to return to Vancouver Island

Smoke from B.C. wildfires will continue to dissipate this week with highs into the mid-20’s in some regions.

  • Aug 14th, 2017 9:30am

Province to begin work on Admirals Road in Esquimalt

A section of the road near the Songhees Wellness Centre will be improved to include sidewalks and traffic lights.

  • Aug 12th, 2017 12:00pm

Saanich woman’s disappearance now deemed “suspicious”

Euarchol Wanichpan was last seen on July 30, the case has now been turned over to the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit.

  • Aug 11th, 2017 10:30am

NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 9:15am

Record heat breaks records across Vancouver Island

A number of communities broke records on Wednesday as this summer continues to heat up.

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 10:30am

Smoke from wildfires filtering to Vancouver Island

The haze in the sky is from the more than 100 wildfires burning throughout the province.

  • Aug 1st, 2017 12:00pm

Viral Video: Mountie in red serge chases away black bear

The video was shot in Waterton Lakes National Park in Southern Alberta, just north of the Canadian border with Montana.

  • Jul 31st, 2017 3:00pm

It just got easier to ship IKEA furniture to the Island

The company has added Collection Points to Nanaimo and Victoria, allowing you to shop online and ship for $79.

  • Jul 31st, 2017 1:00pm

Teen killed in rollover, police say alcohol a factor

A 14-year-old girl from Stz’uminus is dead after the pickup truck she was riding in hit a ditch and rolled Sunday evening.

  • Jul 31st, 2017 12:30pm

Summer heatwave could smash records this week

Environment Canada is expecting a heat wave this week with temperatures forecasted to reach into the mid-30’s.

  • Jul 31st, 2017 8:30am

Esquimalt childcare centre investigated for ‘Fight Club’

Island Health has launched an investigation into Ciara Early Childhood Centre after video showed children fighting while supervisors watch.

  • Jul 29th, 2017 12:00pm

Multi-million dollar home up for auction on Salt Spring Island

It offers panoramic views of the ocean and will be available to bidders with no reserve limit on Aug. 15

  • Jul 29th, 2017 6:00am

Teamwork by police lead to arrests, gun seizure

Greater Victoria police agencies worked together to arrest three men and recover a gun, ammunition and a bulletproof vest.

  • Jul 28th, 2017 7:45am

Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV

Driver succumbed to injuries early Thursday morning in West Shore accident.

  • Jul 27th, 2017 3:30pm