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Small crews battle ravenous invasive bullfrogs on south Island

American bullfrogs diet includes smaller native frogs, local salamanders and songbirds

Premier’s office one of 17 rallies across B.C. calling for protection of old-growth forest

Protestor questions Horgan’s commitment to mitigate ‘climate degradation’

Greater Victoria animal control dealt with 10 ‘significant’ dog attacks in May

In all 10 cases the dog was declared dangerous and two had to be put down

West Shore RCMP arrest man wielding gun near Trans-Canada Highway

Male driver faces several weapon charges as well as flight from police, dangerous operation of a vehicle

New West Shore mental health and substance abuse clinic is first-of-its-kind

Residents will no longer have to make the trip down to Victoria

View Royal casino workers unionize to negotiate better working conditions

Employees across five departments voted to join B.C.’s biggest union in gaming

Black bear captured in Langford set free in the morning, firefighter says

Bear was brought down from a high branch by city hall

Langford firefighters help rescue tranquilized bear from a tree near city hall

Residents have been reporting on social media that a bear was recently seen in the area

Songbirds return to their roost in the West Shore

Tips, such as keeping roaming cats from ruffling any feathers, can attract more birds

Keep your distance when fawning over baby deer

Island conservation officer advises deer can forage on their own and don’t need human help

Victoria’s Hannah Day, 9, tragically dies after battling cancer

‘Life will never be the same. She deserved a beautiful life and it was cut short’

Canada finish strong at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series over the weekend, place fifth

Team loses in a close game against USA in the quarterfinals

Donations on the rise for Island thrift stores

‘People are getting rid of things, and we appreciate it’

Langford’s Hannah Day tragically dies at nine years old after battling cancer

‘Life will never be the same. She deserved a beautiful life and it was cut short’

‘Raving mad crabs’ scuttling their way up Vancouver Island

DFO laying traps for invasive European green crabs spotted at Esquimalt Lagoon

Vancouver Island student spreading happiness

Langford 11-year-old turns a class assignment into a passion project to spread kindness

West Shore RCMP issues driver ticket, impound vehicle for drag racing

Incident took place in ‘heavily populated’ area on Island Highway on May 3 in View Royal

Vancouver Island’s White Hatter honoured for internet citizenship

Family business helps Royal Roads University student earn BC Medal of Good Citizenship

Woman turns herself in after wielding a machete in Victoria parking lot dispute: RCMP

Incident near McCallum Road a result of road rage, police believe