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Victoria Highlanders ink seven players

The Victoria Highlanders will be bringing back seven players from the 2013 squad that captured the United Soccer League Premier Development League’s Western Conference title and made it to the PDL Final Four.
On the Street: Uptown opens zipline to raise funds for Baby Iver

On the Street: Uptown opens zipline to raise funds for Baby Iver

The zipline at Uptown shopping and office complex opens today with half the cost of each ticket going to a new education fund for Victoria’s Baby Iver. Riders can fly along the zipline from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily until March 23.
Nudge, Nudge: Ford a blight on noble institution of excuse-making

Nudge, Nudge: Ford a blight on noble institution of excuse-making

There’s nothing like an excuse. I was reminded of this while watching Rob Ford’s unfortunate appearance this week on Jimmy Kimmel’s talk show.
Women welcomed to take off into world of aviation at Victoria Flying Club

Women welcomed to take off into world of aviation at Victoria Flying Club

When news broke of sexist remarks scrawled on an airliner napkin about its female pilot, Victoria flyer Ramona Reynolds didn’t know whether to scoff or send chocolates.
Five seniors still making waves on Elk Lake

Five seniors still making waves on Elk Lake

Five seniors are proving to be an inspiration to Canada’s Olympic rowing hopefuls at Elk Lake.
Victoria soup sisters warm up women in need

Victoria soup sisters warm up women in need

In a world often filled with hurt, nothing offers comfort like a hot bowl of soup. Grandmothers have forever provided chicken soup for all ills.
Cyberbullying not limited to schoolyards

Cyberbullying not limited to schoolyards

British speedskater Elise Christie had her eyes on gold when she tried to pass Italian skater Arianna Fontana on the inside of the Sochi short track. The pair collided, tumbled and took out Korea’s Park Seung-hi.
Architect builds a future for African kids

Architect builds a future for African kids

RICHARD WATTS Times Colonist For the first time in four years, Saanich architect Alan Roy is getting the jitters about meeting his deadlines for building schools in Africa.

Workers share $1-million Lotto 6/49 prize

Alberni Valley Times One morning last week, Erika Loiselle picked up the office phone at Alberni Industrial Marine. It was a friend of hers on the line. “Remember that $1,500 I leant you?” she began, “you don’t have to pay me back.

Ripple Rock explosion to get air time on Knowledge Network

Campbell River and area will be getting some big exposure in March and Danny Brown will finally be fulfilling a dream of appearing on the Knowledge Network.