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70 years later, the Martlet’s still telling stories that matter

Newspaper fosters new student journalists at the University of Victoria

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

UNDER EVACUATION: Prince George, Kamloops prepare for long term

Housing, medical care top of list for evacuees with no clear re-entry date in sight

Two-vehicle crash closes Sooke Road in Langford

Traffic closed in both directions at Humpback Road intersection

UNDER EVACUATION: Some stay behind to protect their homes

A look at why those told to leave during an emergency decide to stay inside the evacuation zone

Man attacked by grizzly bear north of Van. Island

BC Ferry captain says punching bear in nose helped save his life

Loon Lake waits to go home

Loon Lake residents still wait and wonder when they can go home

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Preparing for the 2017 Largest Little Airshow in Central Saanich
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Canso in flight
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Accordions by the Sea July 8 in Sidney
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UNDER EVACUATION: Trip of a lifetime on hold for North Delta-born evacuee

A cancelled father-daughter trip to Europe would have cost a 150 Mile family thousands without help

Feds urged to streamline abandoned boat regulations

A “convoluted process of red tape,” says Sooke Coun. Rick Kasper

Lightning causes 32 more fires in B.C.’s southern Interior

About 316,000 hectares has burned in the Cariboo and Chilcotin regions of the province

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Spicer’s daily press briefings had become must-see television until recent weeks

Canadian Armed Forces on way to Williams Lake

The members will be assisting at checkpoints and supporting RCMP on the ground in Williams Lake

RCMP investigating another rash of thefts in Sidney, North Saanich

Some people still not remembering to lock their vehicle doors

Heightened security for travellers leaving Victoria International Airport

Computerized devices such as tablets, laptops and smart phones screened at security checkpoint

  • Jul 21st, 2017

B.C. state of emergency hits two-week mark

B.C.’s state of emergency over wildfires hits its two-week mark with no end in sight

The Vancouver Island is strong in B.C.’s new government

With the Premier, five cabinet ministers and all the Greens, the Island has unheard-of influence

Straight chasing: swimmers to attempt Juan de Fuca crossing

Pair of Greater Victoria swimmers to attempt Juan de Fuca

Update: Motorcycle used in armed robbery found by police

Victoria Police say two men robbed a downtown jewelry store and escaped on a black motorcycle.

UNDER EVACUATION: 100 Mile seeks advice from Fort McMurray

100 Mile House prepares its re-entry plan as the closest to return in Cariboo

Australian firefighters bring experience to the B.C. wildfire battle

Australian officers and technicians visit Chilliwack to be brief on B.C. blazes

Wanted by Crime Stoppers

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the following individuals

  • Jul 20th, 2017