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Alcohol cited as cyclist, 15, hit on North Pender Island

RCMP believe alcohol was a factor in a crash that sent a 15-year-old cyclist to hospital Sunday morning on North Pender Island. The girl, a Pender Island resident, rode through a stop sign on Shoal Road around 9: 30 a.m.

Love makes the marmot go round Mount Washington on an epic saga

In what's being called a historic event, a Vancouver Island marmot that was born in captivity and released on Mount Washington has made an eightkilometre trek to find a mate.

Correction

Incorrect name for facility resident Lorraine Morrison, 86, lives in a supported-living facility in Victoria. An incorrect last name was included in a story on page D9 on July 13.
Pit bull, owner sought after attack on woman and guide dog in park

Pit bull, owner sought after attack on woman and guide dog in park

Victoria Animal Control Services is investigating an incident in which a woman was bitten by a pit bull that attacked her guide dog.

Man stable after suffering burns in boat fire on Shawnigan Lake

three women also hurt
First Nations warn of civil disobedience if Northern Gateway pipeline goes ahead

First Nations warn of civil disobedience if Northern Gateway pipeline goes ahead

First Nations in B.C. are pre-pared to go to the wall to stop construction of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, Grand Chief Stewart phillip, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs president, warned Monday.

Calendar

TODAY Mamma Mia! A musical of ABBA's greatest hits at the Royal Theatre, today through Aug. 4 at 8 p.m., Aug. 5 at 7: 30 p.m. with matinée Aug. 4 and 5 at 2 p.m. Tel. 250-386-6121.

B.C. Ferries cancels sailings due to mechanical troubles

There will be more disruptions today of the B.C. Ferries schedule after a damaged propeller blade on the Spirit of B.C. caused afternoon sailing cancellations between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen Monday. B.C.
Britain laughs off Games gaffes

Britain laughs off Games gaffes

An appearance by the hapless comic character Mr. Bean was one of the highlights of the London Olympics opening ceremony. Yet a series of Keystone Kops moments has games organizers hoping they don't keep up this slapstick routine in real life.

Jack Knox: Newborn puts all the Olympic hype in perspective

Erinne Willock had hoped to go back to the Olympics this week, chasing a cycling medal. Instead, she got her prize July 11, when baby Xavier Zarsadias arrived in the world.