Edward Hill

Saanich police quartermaster Kevin Nunn pulls a 70 pound weight up the steep Mount Doug road. Nunn is training to pull a BMW Mini around UVic's Ring Road 12 times

Ramping up the crazy, for the kids

A Saanich police employee preps to pull a car 21 kilometres to raise money for pediatric cancer research

Saanich police quartermaster Kevin Nunn pulls a 70 pound weight up the steep Mount Doug road. Nunn is training to pull a BMW Mini around UVic's Ring Road 12 times
Lars Grammel and Jamie Starke

Apartment hunting in Victoria? There’s a web app for that

It’s been a rite of passage for University of Victoria students for decades – the panicked, desperate scramble to find housing

Lars Grammel and Jamie Starke

Wheels of justice turn shockingly fast for petty thief

In what is breakneck speed for the B.C. court system, a View Royal man was sentenced to jail 10 hours after being arrested

Water fountain campaign nearing goal

Water fountains should be cropping up soon on the Galloping Goose and Lochside regional trails, thanks to a former marathon coach.

B.C.-based juggler and comedian Alex Elixir is performing at the Victoria International Buskers Festival

Buskers invade Victoria

Weather won’t dampen spirits at talent festival

B.C.-based juggler and comedian Alex Elixir is performing at the Victoria International Buskers Festival
Saanich parents Shannon Hunt

A digital window into the Olympic Games

A Saanich couple creates an iPad London Olympics e-book for kids

Saanich parents Shannon Hunt
Many people know Cadboro Bay for sea creatures at Gyro Park. A long-gone aboriginal village in the area 160 years ago

Cadboro Bay at the centre of aboriginal lawsuits

A long gone aboriginal village in Cadboro Bay has become the centre of a 160 year dispute

Many people know Cadboro Bay for sea creatures at Gyro Park. A long-gone aboriginal village in the area 160 years ago

Column: Developments a good barometer

From where I live, the 84-metre high crane at the Bayview Promontory cuts through the skyline.

UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007

UVic scientists celebrate major discovery of new particle

The biggest science experiment in the history has yielded a new subatomic particle that could plug a big hole in the theory of matter.

UVic physics professor Michel Lefebvre stands near the under-construction Atlas detector in 2007

Regional emergency radio system chips away at reducing static

When a Victoria police officer radios for backup from Esquimalt, a five second delay can feel like forever.

Buttercup the skateboarding English bulldog will show off his talents this weekend at the Pet Expo at Pearkes rec centre.

Pet Expo weekend at Pearkes arena

Featuring racing wiener dogs and a skateboarding bulldog, the Vancouver Island Pet Expo launches this weekend

Buttercup the skateboarding English bulldog will show off his talents this weekend at the Pet Expo at Pearkes rec centre.
South Island B.C. Nurses Union reps Judith Raymer (left) and Margo Wilton lead a rally with dozens of nurses along Finlayson Road and around the perimeter of Mayfair Centre on Thursday. Nurses say more nurses need to be hired to ease burnout and unmanagable patient workloads.

Patient care falling through the cracks, nurses say

Nurses rallied on the streets in Victoria today to highlight worker burnout, staffing shortages and suffering patient care.

South Island B.C. Nurses Union reps Judith Raymer (left) and Margo Wilton lead a rally with dozens of nurses along Finlayson Road and around the perimeter of Mayfair Centre on Thursday. Nurses say more nurses need to be hired to ease burnout and unmanagable patient workloads.
Legion poppy fund chair Pat Paterson

Home for the haunted

Cockrell House in Colwood offers sanctuary to military veterans struggling to return to civilian life after war

Legion poppy fund chair Pat Paterson

Millions spent, but no word from government on sewage treatment

In six years the Capital Regional District has spent more than $18 million on planning for regional sewage treatment,

Two more years for American convicted of attempted murder in Saanich

A saga of jilted love and attempted murder in Saanich came to an end today in B.C. Supreme Court

U.S. man convicted of attempted murder in Saanich learns sentence Friday

An American convicted of trying to murder a Saanich couple will learn if he will face more time behind bars, or be sent home a free man.

B.C. Investment Management Corp. has closed a deal to purchase 419 acres of Royal Bay properties from Lehigh Northwest Materials

Buyer found for Colwood’s Royal Bay lands

The vast and long empty Royal Bay lands in Colwood have found a buyer, a $91-billion pension investment trust based in Victoria.

B.C. Investment Management Corp. has closed a deal to purchase 419 acres of Royal Bay properties from Lehigh Northwest Materials
Colwood-based publisher Mike Wicks is writing books for municipalities to use for economic development.

Books back economic development

Colwood publisher creates upbeat books for municipal promotion

Colwood-based publisher Mike Wicks is writing books for municipalities to use for economic development.
West Shore Youth Housing Task Force members Bill McElroy and Kris Romyn stand in a clearing on Langford Lake where Romyn once camped as a homeless teenager.

Giving a home to lost youth

Volunteer group chips away at establishing West Shore shelter

West Shore Youth Housing Task Force members Bill McElroy and Kris Romyn stand in a clearing on Langford Lake where Romyn once camped as a homeless teenager.

Environmental charges delay Goldstream fuel spill court hearing

An expected guilty plea to a criminal charge linked to last year’s fuel truck crash outside at Goldstream park is delayed until June.

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