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Lily donated hair, now battles cancer

Vancouver Island girl, 9, faces a months-long ordeal

Duck, duck, loose: How to keep ducks safe this summer

Why did the duck cross the road? To reach the nearest available water source, says SPCA

Island chef inducted into National Chefs Honour Society

Alex Rennie has extensive experience in the culinary arts

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VIDEO: Documentarian hopes to share story of Victoria driftwood bird sculptor

‘Birds of Bark’ pitch covers artist’s journey from armed robbery to bird sculpting

VIDEO: New zipline opens at Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park

Spectators can now cruise down the field during Victoria HarbourCats games

Are we killing hummingbirds with our kindness?

Numerous hummingbirds have died in Port Alberni over the past few weeks

  • May 30, 2019

‘Supernatural Eagle’ art casts watchful gaze over RDN boardroom

Final piece of Coast Salish art installation unveiled at Regional District of Nanaimo headquarters

Gustavson School of Business initiative builds young entrepreneurs

Saturday’s Kidovate market was a pilot project with hopes of an annual event

Sunday dinner for orcas and feathered friends

A pod of transient whales spotted on the northeast tip of Denman Island

Playground a fitting tribute to Sarah Beckett

West Shore Rotary sells bricks to raise funds for playground equipment

  • May 27, 2019

Light wind sends half of Swiftsure yacht fleet back to shore early

Many racers return overnight in unusual race conditions

Retired teacher’s generosity provides historic opportunity for two Chemainus students

Blitterswyk and Brown looking forward to being at Juno Beach for 75th anniversary of D-Day

Anticipation building for trip to D-Day anniversary for Chemainus students

Experience of being there promises to be a memorable one

Songbirds return to their roost in the West Shore

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

Removal of old Elk Falls parking lots underway

Already replaced by the new access to the suspension bridge

  • May 25, 2019

Oak Bay researcher’s Canadian English dictionary goes to print

How an unknown American hobbyist sparked a Canadian dictionary

Double lung transplant gives Vancouver Island man second chance

Co-owner of West Shore Barber Shop grateful for every minute of the 16 years transplant has provided

  • May 24, 2019

VIDEO: Journey of SD62 Aboriginal graduates recognized at ceremony

‘Enriching and empowering’ ceremony encourages students to hold onto their identities