Katherine Engqvist

BC Hockey has a multi-level approach called a ‘maltreatment tracking system’ that documents complaints to ensure they are investigated and taken seriously. (Pixabay photo)

Photo taken in minor hockey dressing room prompts West Shore RCMP investigation

Lockerroom behaviour part of larger discussion as youth learn to navigate digital world

BC Hockey has a multi-level approach called a ‘maltreatment tracking system’ that documents complaints to ensure they are investigated and taken seriously. (Pixabay photo)
Property tax rates range from 0.24 per cent to more than 0.6 per cent in a list of B.C. municipalities compiled by a Canadian brokerage. (Black Press Media file photo)

9 Greater Victoria municipalities crack list of B.C.’s highest and lowest property tax rates

Living in Victoria, Saanich means paying over $1K more than other municipalities

Property tax rates range from 0.24 per cent to more than 0.6 per cent in a list of B.C. municipalities compiled by a Canadian brokerage. (Black Press Media file photo)
A deportation order has been issued against Timothy Durkin. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke businessman slapped with deportation order

Timothy Durkin has been embroiled in legal battles for his involvement in the Sooke Harbour House

A deportation order has been issued against Timothy Durkin. (Black Press Media file photo)
A group fishing off Greater Victoria had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a trio of young orcas on Jan. 17. (Courtesy Craig Twidale)

VIDEO: Young orcas caught showboating off Greater Victoria

Group fishing near Race Rocks films rare encounter with killer whales

A group fishing off Greater Victoria had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a trio of young orcas on Jan. 17. (Courtesy Craig Twidale)
Saanich police Chief Dean Duthie speaks to the media Wednesday (Dec. 21) following the release of the IIO report into the June 28 shooting incident at a bank in Saanich which left six officer injured and two suspects dead. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Report ‘paints a clear picture’ of what officers faced: 4 GVERT members still recovering

Saanich, Victoria police chiefs give joint statement on IIO shooting report

Saanich police Chief Dean Duthie speaks to the media Wednesday (Dec. 21) following the release of the IIO report into the June 28 shooting incident at a bank in Saanich which left six officer injured and two suspects dead. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
A transmission circuit failure impacted approximately 85,000 BC Hydro customers Friday afternoon. (BC Hydro outage map)

UPDATE: Circuit failure takes out power to approximately 85,000 on south Island

Service blip sees outages from Oak Bay to Duncan

A transmission circuit failure impacted approximately 85,000 BC Hydro customers Friday afternoon. (BC Hydro outage map)
The Oak Bay Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage after a string of break-ins last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay break-in suspect claimed to be letting out the family’s dog

Three home break-ins reported in one day in Oak Bay

The Oak Bay Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage after a string of break-ins last week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Leila Bui remains in an unresponsive state after being struck in a Saanich crosswalk. (Black Press Media file photo)

Woman who struck Saanich girl Leila Bui in a crosswalk granted full parole

Parole board felt Tenessa Nikirk demonstrated remorse, growth

Leila Bui remains in an unresponsive state after being struck in a Saanich crosswalk. (Black Press Media file photo)
Unbuilders removes the brick walls of a building on Fort Street in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)
Unbuilders removes the brick walls of a building on Fort Street in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)
Best of the WestShore Awards 2021 publication cover

Voting now open for Best of the WestShore Awards

Cast your ballot now for your favourites

Best of the WestShore Awards 2021 publication cover
A trimaran sailing vessel capsized in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Monday, June 13. (USCG Pacific Northwest/Twitter)

VIDEO: U.S. Coast Guard rescues four people on route to Victoria in race to Alaska

Racers given extra time to complete first leg due to stormy conditions

A trimaran sailing vessel capsized in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Monday, June 13. (USCG Pacific Northwest/Twitter)
2022 Local Hero Awards

VIDEO: Local heroes leave a lasting impact on the West Shore

Here are your 2022 Local Hero Award honourees

2022 Local Hero Awards
The sun continues to shine on the Malahat section of the Trans-Canada Highway on Dec. 2, a day after the area recorded a new daily high record. (Drive BC traffic camera)

Malahat area records record high temperature

Record temperatures follow snowfall, record rainfall

The sun continues to shine on the Malahat section of the Trans-Canada Highway on Dec. 2, a day after the area recorded a new daily high record. (Drive BC traffic camera)
A quick response time allowed West Shore fire crews to limit the spread of an early morning fire in View Royal. (Black Press Media file photo)

Quick response limits spread of early morning fire in View Royal

View Royal Fire Rescue on scene within 4 minutes of initial 911 call

A quick response time allowed West Shore fire crews to limit the spread of an early morning fire in View Royal. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore firefighters had a busy start to the week. (Black Press Media file photo)

5 elevator rescues needed due to power outages on West Shore

West Shore firefighters left busy with rescues, flooding and fires on Monday

West Shore firefighters had a busy start to the week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Shipping containers from the MV Zim Kingston are seen after they spilled from a ship west of Neah Bay. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Count update lists 106 containers lost at sea from MV Zim Kingston

Contents include Christmas decorations, stand-up paddleboards and chemicals

Shipping containers from the MV Zim Kingston are seen after they spilled from a ship west of Neah Bay. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
Best of the WestShore Awards 2021 publication cover

Best of the WestShore 2021: The results are in

Find out which local businesses have won the hearts of local residents

Best of the WestShore Awards 2021 publication cover
The Langford Fire Rescue team was busy handing out heaps of candy during its first-ever Halloween drive-thru event last year. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore firefighters gear up for Halloween fun

Drive-thrus, pumpkin smash and more spooky fun in store

The Langford Fire Rescue team was busy handing out heaps of candy during its first-ever Halloween drive-thru event last year. (Black Press Media file photo)
A barge, part of Rooke Marine Towing, returns a truck to the Saanich Peninsula from Sidney Island, where it was part of construction work Tuesday morning (Sept. 28). (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)

Don’t miss A Day in the Life Saanich Peninsula

Special feature highlights Sidney, Central Saanich and North Saanich residents, businesses

A barge, part of Rooke Marine Towing, returns a truck to the Saanich Peninsula from Sidney Island, where it was part of construction work Tuesday morning (Sept. 28). (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)
Recalled Boppy Original Newborn Lounger (left), Boppy Preferred Newborn Lounger (middle), and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Lounger (right). The loungers were sold in a variety of colours and fashions. (Health Canada photo)

Millions of baby loungers recalled after 8 infant deaths

More than 3.3 million units sold in Canada and U.S.

Recalled Boppy Original Newborn Lounger (left), Boppy Preferred Newborn Lounger (middle), and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Lounger (right). The loungers were sold in a variety of colours and fashions. (Health Canada photo)