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The Ardmore Golf Course has been sold to Pauquachin First Nation. It has been owned by the DuTemple family since 1946. (Facebook/Ardmore Golf Course)

Ardmore Golf Course will be first business venture for Pauquachin First Nation

DuTemple family announces sale of long-time family owned golf course

The Ardmore Golf Course has been sold to Pauquachin First Nation. It has been owned by the DuTemple family since 1946. (Facebook/Ardmore Golf Course)
A pedestrian was struck and pinned under a vehicle near Belmont Market in Langford Friday morning. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
A pedestrian was struck and pinned under a vehicle near Belmont Market in Langford Friday morning. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
The Ardmore Golf Course in North Saanich, owned by the same family for decades, has been sold to the Pauquachin First Nation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Ardmore Golf Course in North Saanich sold to Pauquachin First Nation

Pauquachin First Nation intends to keep it as a golf course

The Ardmore Golf Course in North Saanich, owned by the same family for decades, has been sold to the Pauquachin First Nation. (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Colwood is holding a public hearing on Feb. 10 about to a bylaw that would enable heritage designation and protection for the Colwood Dairy and Cheese House. The building dates back to 1852. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood Dairy and Cheese House up for heritage designation

Building is the oldest structure on the West Shore

The City of Colwood is holding a public hearing on Feb. 10 about to a bylaw that would enable heritage designation and protection for the Colwood Dairy and Cheese House. The building dates back to 1852. (Black Press Media file photo)
From left to right: Taseera Lwanga, Donneil McNab and Ruth Nakalyowa. Royal Roads University’s Afro-Heritage Association will host two Black History Month events at the university this month. (Courtesy of John-Evan Snow)

Royal Roads honours Black History Month by celebrating black excellence

National theme is ‘Canadians of African Descent: Going forward, guided by the past’

From left to right: Taseera Lwanga, Donneil McNab and Ruth Nakalyowa. Royal Roads University’s Afro-Heritage Association will host two Black History Month events at the university this month. (Courtesy of John-Evan Snow)
Highlands Coun. Ann Baird uses a solar dehydrator for low carbon food preservation. Baird serves on the CRD Climate Action Committee and proposed the District and other municipalities participate in a Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge. (Facebook/Gord Baird/Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge)

Highlands councillor designs ‘carbon budget’ for CRD municipalities

Budget shows how much carbon left for each municipality to use to meet climate goals

Highlands Coun. Ann Baird uses a solar dehydrator for low carbon food preservation. Baird serves on the CRD Climate Action Committee and proposed the District and other municipalities participate in a Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge. (Facebook/Gord Baird/Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge)
VicPD says a wolf has been spotted in James Bay. (Twitter/Victoria Police)

VicPD confirms wolf sighting in James Bay

Police ask that children and pets be taken inside

VicPD says a wolf has been spotted in James Bay. (Twitter/Victoria Police)
WAVES and the Canadian Animal Blood Bank held a blood drive for dogs on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VIDEO: Furry, four-legged donors make their way to doggy blood drive in Langford

WAVES and Canadian Animal Blood Bank host blood drive for dogs

WAVES and the Canadian Animal Blood Bank held a blood drive for dogs on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The Township of Esquimalt says the cause of a spill in the Gorge Creek is a home heating oil tank. (Black Press Media file photo)

Home oil tank to blame for spill in Esquimalt’s Gorge Creek

Resident reported spill on Saturday

The Township of Esquimalt says the cause of a spill in the Gorge Creek is a home heating oil tank. (Black Press Media file photo)
Jan. 24, 2020: A large pothole on Colwood’s Ocean Boulevard. The City said it has planned repairs to the roadway after winter conditions caused damage to it. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Colwood promises to fix potholes, road issues on Ocean Boulevard

City says winter conditions damaged roadway

Jan. 24, 2020: A large pothole on Colwood’s Ocean Boulevard. The City said it has planned repairs to the roadway after winter conditions caused damage to it. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Victoria resident Brandon Norman Bartlett, 38, has been charged with one count of killing of injuring an animal. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria resident Brandon Norman Bartlett, 38, has been charged with one count of killing of injuring an animal. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Future space homes could be made of mushrooms

NASA explores use of fungi to build structures in space

(Black Press Media file photo)
Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a vehicle in the 3100-block of Humpback Road. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a vehicle in the 3100-block of Humpback Road. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a vehicle in the 3100-block of Humpback. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a vehicle in the 3100-block of Humpback. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Dogs are no longer allowed at Hillside Shopping Centre as of March 1. (Facebook/Victoria’s Elite Dog Training Services)

Dogs no longer welcome at Hillside Shopping Centre

New dog policy begins March 1

Dogs are no longer allowed at Hillside Shopping Centre as of March 1. (Facebook/Victoria’s Elite Dog Training Services)
Two new BC Ferries hybrid-electric vessels arrived in Victoria on Saturday morning. (Courtesy of Deborah Marshall, BC Ferries)

New BC Ferries hybrid-electric vessels arrive in Victoria

BC Ferries plans to add four more hybrid-electric vessels to fleet

Two new BC Ferries hybrid-electric vessels arrived in Victoria on Saturday morning. (Courtesy of Deborah Marshall, BC Ferries)
Blue Monday isn’t real, but the Canadian Mental Health Association says seasonal affective disorder and the winter blues are. (Unsplash image - Gabriele Diwald)

Blue Monday is a myth but seasonal affective disorder and winter blues are real

Canadian Mental Health Association says weather can affect mood

Blue Monday isn’t real, but the Canadian Mental Health Association says seasonal affective disorder and the winter blues are. (Unsplash image - Gabriele Diwald)
Spectators watch the waves at Ogden Point in Victoria during a wind storm. (Black Press Media file photo)

Close to 1,500 BC Hydro customers without power in Greater Victoria

Winter storm continues with wind warning

Spectators watch the waves at Ogden Point in Victoria during a wind storm. (Black Press Media file photo)
Almost 150 calls of service for Westshore Towing during snowstorm

Almost 150 calls of service for Westshore Towing during snowstorm

Most calls were from Sooke, Metchosin and Highlands

Almost 150 calls of service for Westshore Towing during snowstorm
A portion of Metchosin Road between Cotlow Road and Latoria Boulevard is closed due to a hydro pole fire. (Google Maps)

Hydro pole fire closes portion of Metchosin Road in Colwood

Motorists are advised to avoid the area of Metchosin Road near Royal Bay

A portion of Metchosin Road between Cotlow Road and Latoria Boulevard is closed due to a hydro pole fire. (Google Maps)
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