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Woman charged in fatal Malahat accident back in court on June 2

Sara Rosetta Thomas faces six charges in 2018 incident

MISSING: Victoria police on the lookout for woman last seen April 28

Leah Parker, 41, is described five-foot-five and about 140 pounds with brown/blonde hair, blue eyes

ATV crash at bottom of Mount Washington sends two to hospital

ATV went off the logging road and into the bushes

Inquest into Nanaimo fatal police shooting postponed due to pandemic

Testimony into Craig Andrew Ford’s 2016 death was to be heard starting July 27

North Island First Nations ‘take matters into their own hands’ with environmental clean-up

Mamalilikulla guardians step up to clear abandoned boats after no response from natural resource officers

Heartfelt memories of Derek Descoteau four years later

Victim of Chemainus murder and his brother leave a huge impact on a large group of friends

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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle

RDN Transit will start collecting bus fare again next week

Passenger limits will remain in effect on buses

Port Renfrew reopening June 1

Community opens door to visitors after provincial health restrictions loosen

  • May 26, 2020

Security camera catches man illegally dumping garbage near Prospect Lake in Saanich

Suspect identified through social media, reported to authorities

Vancouver Island woman frustrated over visitor restrictions to see 96-year-old mother

Island Health to introduce virtual visits at long-term care facilities

Saanich florist holds her ground in fight for roadside farm stands

Council to consider pausing enforcement of bylaw banning farm stands

City of Campbell River re-opens most park amenities and outdoor washrooms

Splash park, playgrounds, sports fields, outdoor volleyball courts, indoor facilities not yet

  • May 26, 2020

‘Depression-era’ unemployment figures could hit Greater Victoria

South Island Prosperity Project launches new dashboard to measure effects of COVID-19

‘A bottomless well of love for people and communities’

Parksville Qualicum Beach News editor JR Rardon dies at age 61

Chemainus family pledges $50,000 to Chemainus Theatre Crisis Relief Fund

Hilton family’s gift if fully matched will raise $100,000

Former Comox hospital turning into Vancouver Island’s first ‘dementia village’

Island Health inks deal to transform St. Joseph’s Hospital into groundbreaking $52.6 million facility

  • May 25, 2020

No one injured in suspicious Victoria boat fire, say investigators

Victoria police and fire personnel called to blaze on waters near Selkirk Trestle May 22

Health authority extends administrator’s mandate at Nanaimo seniors home

Island Health says ‘significant progress’ being made at Nanaimo Seniors Village