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Rail bridge moves closer to demolition

Eight companies have pre-qualified for the job to deconstruct the Johnson Street rail bridge, which has been suspended in the raised position since April due to safety concerns.
Young farmers take the rural life online

Young farmers take the rural life online

As young people everywhere put their lives on display on networking websites, some Metchosin farmers are using social media to share the rural life with city dwellers.
Bus service is thin, but Royal Roads adopts transit U-pass

Bus service is thin, but Royal Roads adopts transit U-pass

Royal Roads University students studying on campus full time will be required to buy a BC Transit universal bus pass beginning next September.
School district rolls out protocol to head-off student violence

School district rolls out protocol to head-off student violence

The Sooke School District has revamped how it reacts to threats of violence by students in the wake of a number of high-profile criminal incidents within the past two years.
RCMP revive West Shore block watch program

RCMP revive West Shore block watch program

On a quiet Langford cul-de-sac, neighbours are watching out for each other.

NDP leadership race spending released

Juan de Fuca MLA John Horgan came in third in the NDP leadership vote, but came in second when it came to spending and fundraising on his leadership bid.

B.C. Transit breaks ridership record

More than 51 million people caught a ride last year
Langford family fights to save grandmother with MS

Langford family fights to save grandmother with MS

Half paralyzed and barely able to speak, Heather Rose smiles watching her two grandsons from a reclining chair.
Deadline nears for HST voting

Deadline nears for HST voting

Elections BC is keeping its call centre open until midnight Friday, the deadline for B.C. residents to register and request a voting package for the harmonized sales tax referendum.
Alert guards prevent ‘movie-like’ escape from Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre

Alert guards prevent ‘movie-like’ escape from Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre

Two prisoners were involved in the attempt, which was uncovered Sunday morning by corrections officials when they discovered a large hole in the ceiling of a cell inside the maximum security facility.