Katherine Engqvist

Lexi Townsin, shown with her brother, Felix, (wearing a protective mask) has a rare condition called Blau syndrome. Royal Roads University has taken an active role in gathering research and funding in the search for a cure. (Photo contributed)

Royal Roads takes active role in search for cure to rare disease

Community builds support for Victoria girl battling Blau syndrome

Lexi Townsin, shown with her brother, Felix, (wearing a protective mask) has a rare condition called Blau syndrome. Royal Roads University has taken an active role in gathering research and funding in the search for a cure. (Photo contributed)
BC Emergency Health Services Brad Cameron oversees ambulance operations in Greater Victoria. (Photo courtesy of BC Emergency Health Services)

Special Report: Greater Victoria ambulance crews run off their feet with overdose calls

More resources, programs helping but not the end all solution

BC Emergency Health Services Brad Cameron oversees ambulance operations in Greater Victoria. (Photo courtesy of BC Emergency Health Services)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Unattended cooking causes fire in Songhees Nation home

Two people treated for injuries, one transported to hospital Monday evening

(Black Press Media file photo)
Patricia Pearson elected to North Saanich council

Patricia Pearson elected to North Saanich council

2019 byelection preliminary results are in

Patricia Pearson elected to North Saanich council
The Queen of Surrey ferry in Langdale hit the neighboring water taxi dock and is now stuck (File contributed/ Ron Bignell)

UPDATED: Sailings resume after BC Ferries boat hits Langdale terminal

The Queen of Surrey is stuck on the dock, causing delays to Horseshoe Bay trips

The Queen of Surrey ferry in Langdale hit the neighboring water taxi dock and is now stuck (File contributed/ Ron Bignell)
Team USA beat the Czech Republic 3-1 after an empty net goal in the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Junior Championship in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)

Quarterfinal action wraps up world junior play in Victoria

2019 IIHF World Junior Championship continues in Vancouver this Friday and Saturday

Team USA beat the Czech Republic 3-1 after an empty net goal in the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Junior Championship in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)
(Black Press file photo)

Police still investigating possible child abduction in Langford

Suspect was a stranger and not a family member

(Black Press file photo)
With a realignment done last week as part of the McKenzie interchange project, the overall intersection is now roughly 60 metres larger and requires more time for vehicles to clear the intersection. (Map courtesy of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

McKenzie interchange traffic signals adjusted again

Green light time increased by 15 seconds for southbound traffic

With a realignment done last week as part of the McKenzie interchange project, the overall intersection is now roughly 60 metres larger and requires more time for vehicles to clear the intersection. (Map courtesy of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
One of the screws pulled from a truck tire after passing through the Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard intersection in Colwood Thursday evening. (Melissa Mitchell/Black Press)

Motorists stuck fixing tires after screws scattered across popular Colwood roadway

Hundreds of screws fell off a vehicle on Island Highway near Ocean Boulevard

One of the screws pulled from a truck tire after passing through the Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard intersection in Colwood Thursday evening. (Melissa Mitchell/Black Press)
Ambulance patients were diverted from Royal Jubilee Hospitals emergency department for approximately two hours Tuesday morning due to capacity issues. (Photo by Michal Klajban/Wikimedia Commons)

Patients diverted after Royal Jubilee Hospital’s emergency department hits capacity

Greater Victoria hospitals seeing high number of seniors with upper respiratory problems

Ambulance patients were diverted from Royal Jubilee Hospitals emergency department for approximately two hours Tuesday morning due to capacity issues. (Photo by Michal Klajban/Wikimedia Commons)
Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure expects to have the fourth lane open soon

Malahat line painting still underway nightly
Former Victoria police chief constable Frank Elsner. News file photo

Review upholds discipline ruling into former B.C. police chief

Frank Elsner found to have committed eight acts of misconduct while on the job

Former Victoria police chief constable Frank Elsner. News file photo
Former Victoria police chief constable Frank Elsner. News file photo

Discipline ruling upheld for ex-Victoria police chief Frank Elsner

Eight acts of misconduct and accompanying discipline measures ‘unprecedented in Canadian policing’

Former Victoria police chief constable Frank Elsner. News file photo
Suspicious white powder was sent to a law office in the Reflections Building in Langford on Sept. 7, prompting a hazmat response along with police, fire and ambulance. (Katherine Engqvist/Black Press)

White powder sent to B.C. law office tests positive for flour

Police in Greater Victoria are still waiting for full test results from hazmat incident

Suspicious white powder was sent to a law office in the Reflections Building in Langford on Sept. 7, prompting a hazmat response along with police, fire and ambulance. (Katherine Engqvist/Black Press)
EDITORIAL: Prepare for influx of kids on streets

EDITORIAL: Prepare for influx of kids on streets

Slow down, pay attention and save a life

EDITORIAL: Prepare for influx of kids on streets
A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

No new leads in 1992 Guyatt murder case

Newspaper clippings will not lead to the discovery of Shannon Guyatt’s body, says police

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation

Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation

Closure believed to be linked to something found at DND site

Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation
A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

UPDATED: Materials linked to 1992 Colwood murder found at construction site in Metchosin

West Shore RCMP investigating to determine if relevant to the old case

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
The annual water gun battle at Fort Rodd Hill is regularly a hit for kids, but it also allows some parents to relive their youth. This year’s event, featuring more than just water guns, takes place Aug. 18. (Gazette file photo)

Storm the fort in epic battle

Fort Rodd Hill’s annual water gun battle returns Aug. 18

The annual water gun battle at Fort Rodd Hill is regularly a hit for kids, but it also allows some parents to relive their youth. This year’s event, featuring more than just water guns, takes place Aug. 18. (Gazette file photo)
(Gazette file photo)

Pooch dies after being attacked by off-leash dog at Esquimalt Lagoon

Attack occurred under bridge in Colwood

(Gazette file photo)