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Nanaimo’s water parks open early due to heat wave

Water parks open at Deverill Park, Departure Bay Park, Harewood Centennial Park, Mansfield Park

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Lighthouses on Vancouver Island coast converting to renewable energy

Lightstations around BC moving away from diesel, embracing solar and wind power

New campaign launched for life-saving pediatric monitors at Victoria General

$1.8 million needed for life-saving neonatal and pediatric care monitors

‘Raving mad crabs’ scuttling their way up Vancouver Island

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

UPDATE: 5 ha. fire burning in Sayward

Sayward Fire Department and the BC Wildfire Service were called to a…

Man rescued from creek bank in Port Alberni

Emergency personnel were called out to rescue an intoxicated man who stumbled…

Scuba scientists help save endangered marine life off Vancouver Island

Adult northern abalone numbers have plummeted 90 per cent

Anti-abortion protesters come to B.C. Legislature

People come from B.C., Washington communities

‘I felt stupid:’ Langford woman caught up in VRBO rental scam

Fraudster rented Bear Mountain VRBO and posed as landlord for rental scam

4 million gallons of water used on downtown Victoria fire so far

Firefighters continue to battle hot spots four days after it began

Nanaimo thieves quench a thirst for craft beer

Brewing machine swiped from opening-soon microbrewery during break-in

Vancouver Island double murderer sentenced to life in prison

Michael Simard of Courtenay eligible for parole in 18 years for two-second degree murder charges

UPDATE: Fire crews clear of scene of Mt. Sicker brush fire in Cowichan Valley

Blaze knocked down after moving up hill in rural area near Chemainus

Updated: Rescue underway for Victoria whale watching boat off U.S. coast

Seattle Search and Rescue running rescue of 45 people on board

The world’s tallest gnome is apparently 16 inches too tall for Saanich

Galey Farms forced to put Howard the Gnome into storage

Drug-driver vehicle hit and run in Brentwood Bay

Central Saanich say 364 crime files in April, including impaired driver smash

UPDATED: Motorcyclist dies in crash south of Nanaimo

Accident happened Tuesday evening at Nanaimo Lakes Road and South Forks Road