Pamela Roth

Esquimalt teen Heather McLean died of a suspected drug overdose during the Easter weekend. Photo contributed.

Esquimalt teen’s overdose death leaves family devastated

“I had a feeling this was going to happen,” says father

Esquimalt teen Heather McLean died of a suspected drug overdose during the Easter weekend. Photo contributed.
Province establishes working group to study commuter rail options

Province establishes working group to study commuter rail options

Corridor analysis is expected to be complete by the summer.

Province establishes working group to study commuter rail options
An artist's rendering of the proposed wastewater treatment plant for McLoughlin Point.

Esquimalt council approves rezoning application for sewage plant at McLoughlin Point

Councillors say plan isn't perfect but it's better than the old one

An artist's rendering of the proposed wastewater treatment plant for McLoughlin Point.
Life sentence: Offenders need more support for successful reintegration

Life sentence: Offenders need more support for successful reintegration

Mary Campbell recently noticed an article about two criminal brothers who didn’t appear to be getting the message.

Life sentence: Offenders need more support for successful reintegration
Victoria is home to the largest halfway house in Canada.

Life sentence: The challenges offenders face reintegrating back into society

No matter how hard James Wrigley strives to live a better life, he’ll always see a murderer in the mirror.

Victoria is home to the largest halfway house in Canada.
Barb Desjardins is hoping to become the B.C. Liberal Party candidate for the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding.

Barb Desjardins secures B.C. Liberal Party nomination

Esquimalt-Metchosin riding has traditionally been held by the NDP

Barb Desjardins is hoping to become the B.C. Liberal Party candidate for the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding.

Police struggling in the fight against cyber crime

Online scams. Identity theft. Cyber stalking. Malicious software. Computer hacking.

West Shore CRD reps weigh in on sewage plan speed bump

McLoughlin rezoning in Esquimalt will address site ‘quirks’

Rezoning of McLoughlin Point causing uncertainty with sewage treatment plan

Rezoning of McLoughlin Point causing uncertainty with sewage treatment plan

Timeline set for city initiaited rezoning and development permit process

Rezoning of McLoughlin Point causing uncertainty with sewage treatment plan
The E&N dayliner crosses Admirals Road in Esquimalt when it was up and running in 2006.

Developer wants commuter rail service up and running in one year

Esquimalt mayor cautiously optimistic about project

The E&N dayliner crosses Admirals Road in Esquimalt when it was up and running in 2006.
Christine Lowe has been a provincial court judge since August 2015.

A day in the life of a provincial court judge

Christine Lowe has had a few sleepless nights pondering the decisions she’s made or about to make that could change someone’s life forever.

Christine Lowe has been a provincial court judge since August 2015.
Kate greets wellwishers in Victoria.

Royals visit Cridge Centre to celebrate ‘overcomers’ (with PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

Will and Kate shine spotlight on supportive non-profit during final day in Victoria and B.C.

Kate greets wellwishers in Victoria.
Odessa Corletto

Government House buzzing with excitement for royal visit (with VIDEO)

No outlandish requests for royal couple's stay at Government House

Odessa Corletto
Dedicated 24-hour bus lane coming to Victoria

Dedicated 24-hour bus lane coming to Victoria

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps already has visions for much more

Dedicated 24-hour bus lane coming to Victoria

Treatment site details still being flushed out; no West Shore site on shortlist

Independent group hopes to faciiitate breakaway of Langford and Colwood from CRD project

Seniors excited  about proposed casino for Victoria

Seniors excited about proposed casino for Victoria

Once a week, Bob Beckwith and his wife make the journey from their Fernwood home to the View Royal Casino and hit the slot machines.

Seniors excited  about proposed casino for Victoria
Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps stands on top of the Clover Point pumping station at Clover Point. The site is being considered for one of two sewage treatment plants for the Capital Regional District.

Victorians mixed on Clover Point sewage plan

Site would service eastside flows; West Shore flows would run through

in Esquimalt

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps stands on top of the Clover Point pumping station at Clover Point. The site is being considered for one of two sewage treatment plants for the Capital Regional District.
Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps

Victoria residents have mixed emotions about Clover Point sewage plan

Three West Shore municipalities part of overall treatment plan

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps

Not all agree with CRD sewage risk numbers

Board chair looks to move forward, opponent argues points system flawed

McLoughlin Point

West Shore neighbours in Esquimalt are dubious about CRD plan

Key cog in regional sewage plan gets a cold reception

McLoughlin Point