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Jeff Bell

Jeff Bell

Jeff Bell has been working at his hometown newspaper since 1990, having worked at a couple of weeklies beforehand. He has covered a variety of beats in his career, most recently education, police and all things municipal.

When he’s not on the job, he likes to golf, hang out with Krista, meet up with friends and keep track of his 12 nieces and nephews, and 11 great nieces and nephews (with one more on the way).

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Recent Work by Jeff

Ice baths stolen in break-in at Langford fitness company

Ice baths stolen in break-in at Langford fitness company

The theft from CrossFit Lolo on Atree Drive is believed to have happened on Monday
'Unreal traffic': Ongoing congestion in Sooke sparks petition

'Unreal traffic': Ongoing congestion in Sooke sparks petition

The petition, which calls for immediate action on “gridlock” in the community, has attracted a thousand signatures so far.
Missing woman needs medical care: Saanich police

Missing woman needs medical care: Saanich police

Brooke-Lynn Williamson, 27, could be in the Nanaimo or Langley areas, police say
Nanaimo man charged after seizure of silencers at airport leads to search that turns up ghost guns

Nanaimo man charged after seizure of silencers at airport leads to search that turns up ghost guns

Cody Edward Ranger is charged with drug possession for the purpose of trafficking, unauthorized possession of a loaded prohibited firearm and other weapons offences
Two teens struck in Colwood crosswalk by left-turning driver

Two teens struck in Colwood crosswalk by left-turning driver

The 19-year-olds were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was issued a ticket for failure to yield to the pedestrians
Youths arrested in assaults on Vic High, Lansdowne students

Youths arrested in assaults on Vic High, Lansdowne students

In the Vic High incident, three youths were pepper-sprayed while taking part in an off-campus activity, while the Lansdowne case involved a youth assaulting another youth on school grounds
Dr. Bonnie Henry and Robert Davidson among VIU honorary degree recipients

Dr. Bonnie Henry and Robert Davidson among VIU honorary degree recipients

Vancouver Island University is bestowing honorary degrees at convocation ceremonies
Police looking for Corvette after horse spooked by revving engine falls

Police looking for Corvette after horse spooked by revving engine falls

Both the rider and the horse were injured in the incident
Motorcycle rider charged with driving while prohibited a suspect in Metchosin hit-and-run

Motorcycle rider charged with driving while prohibited a suspect in Metchosin hit-and-run

A motorcycle reportedly sideswiped a Mazda CX-5 near the 4900-block of Sooke Road while being illegally driven on the shoulder of the road
Missing Campbell River teen found safe: RCMP

Missing Campbell River teen found safe: RCMP

The girl had last been seen on Saturday.
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