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Two-vehicle crash backs up Malahat traffic at Shawnigan Lake Road

Two-vehicle crash backs up Malahat traffic at Shawnigan Lake Road

The highway was down to single-lane alternating traffic after the crash
Nanaimo senior out $150 after scammer 'family' pleads for ferry fare

Nanaimo senior out $150 after scammer 'family' pleads for ferry fare

The scammer told the victim that he and his family had lost all of their money, were low on gas and needed money to buy BC Ferries tickets.
K'ómoks First Nation signs draft treaty with B.C., federal governments

K'ómoks First Nation signs draft treaty with B.C., federal governments

When ratified, the treaty will give K’ómoks all the powers of a local government, as well as jurisdiction for some social services previously under the purview of the province
How B.C.'s firefighting smokejumpers take 'ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane'

How B.C.'s firefighting smokejumpers take 'ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane'

Smokejumpers, also known as parattack crews, are wildland firefighters who are trained to parachute from fixed-wing aircraft, called "jumpships."
Our Community: Cross-Canada cycle ride raises money for Parkinson's programs

Our Community: Cross-Canada cycle ride raises money for Parkinson's programs

The relay features 15 riders in three teams, each including at least one cyclist living with Parkinson’s
Former councillor, former CAO elected in Sayward byelection

Former councillor, former CAO elected in Sayward byelection

Debbie Lee Coates and Jason Randall Johnson attracted the most votes in the byelection that followed two resignations from council
'Not just climbers': B.C.'s outdoor community remembers men lost in avalanche near Squamish

'Not just climbers': B.C.'s outdoor community remembers men lost in avalanche near Squamish

Family and friends of Chris Gulka, who attended UVic, and Jon Büchner recognized their “remarkable spirits, amazing adventures and outstanding characters” on a GoFundMe page.
Upside of downtown: For many business owners in Victoria, there's no place they'd rather be

Upside of downtown: For many business owners in Victoria, there's no place they'd rather be

Despite dealing with everything from economic challenges to crime and parking snafus, many see downtown as a “vibrant and funky place” to make a living.
Annual Art Gallery Paint-In a boon for Vancouver Island artists

Annual Art Gallery Paint-In a boon for Vancouver Island artists

An estimated 40,000 people attended the annual art festival, which had display along 10 blocks of Moss Street.
Universities on Vancouver Island harden stance on pro-Palestinian encampments

Universities on Vancouver Island harden stance on pro-Palestinian encampments

Pro-Palestinians protesters at UVic have been told they must leave by 8 a.m. Monday.