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View Royal Elementary, located along Helmcken Road, had a possible COVID exposure on Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to Island Health. (View Royal Elementary site)

Possible COVID-19 exposure at View Royal Elementary school

Exposure took place on Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to Island Health

 

Greater Victoria School Trustee Ryan Painter created a campaign to collect paper hearts with kind messages for employees at the Eagle Creek Village Starbucks, who were berated by a patron opposed to the company’s COVID-19 safety protocols. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Hand-made hearts bring joy to Island baristas after outburst from angry patron

Local school trustee counteracts View Royal Starbucks employees anti-mask outburst with kindness

 

West Shore RCMP arrested four suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in View Royal Nov. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP arrests four following armed robbery

A victim was assaulted and robbed in View Royal early Thursday morning

 

A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
Quality Foods advertising manager, Regan Beaulieu, (left) and president, Noel Hayward, (right) stand in front of the Clean Cart on its first day of testing, Nov. 12. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Victoria-area Quality Foods launches innovative new cart cleaning device

The Clean Cart uses far-UV light and is the first of its kind in Canada

Quality Foods advertising manager, Regan Beaulieu, (left) and president, Noel Hayward, (right) stand in front of the Clean Cart on its first day of testing, Nov. 12. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Island Outfitters, which was ravaged by a fire in early January, will be re-opening their store in a new location in View Royal this fall. (Facebook/Island Outfitters)

Island Outfitters moves to View Royal this fall

Closed after a fire to start 2020, outdoors business takes over old electronics site

Island Outfitters, which was ravaged by a fire in early January, will be re-opening their store in a new location in View Royal this fall. (Facebook/Island Outfitters)
14-year-old Zorawar Singh shows off the thermographic camera he built, which can be used to test for the fever, a common COVID-19 symptom. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Vancouver Island teen inspired by pandemic creates thermal camera from scratch

14-year-old plans to make 10 touchless hand sanitizers for schools

14-year-old Zorawar Singh shows off the thermographic camera he built, which can be used to test for the fever, a common COVID-19 symptom. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
BC Ambulance and View Royal Fire Rescue responded to a critically-injured young male at Thetis Lake on Wednesday evening. Fire Chief Paul Hurst says he repeats the same warning every year, asking the public to avoid the cliffs and be safe around the lake. (Courtesy of Adam Evans)

View Royal fire chief frustrated by Thetis Lake accidents

‘You’re rolling the dice every time you jump off,’ chief says

BC Ambulance and View Royal Fire Rescue responded to a critically-injured young male at Thetis Lake on Wednesday evening. Fire Chief Paul Hurst says he repeats the same warning every year, asking the public to avoid the cliffs and be safe around the lake. (Courtesy of Adam Evans)
The CRD has issued a warning about a blue-green algae bloom in Prior Lake at Thetis Lake Regional Park. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

Pets and swimmers warned to stay out of the water in popular Greater Victoria park

CRD warns of toxic algae bloom at Thetis Lake Regional Park

The CRD has issued a warning about a blue-green algae bloom in Prior Lake at Thetis Lake Regional Park. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)
A serious crash in View Royal on Sunday sent several people to hospital. (Courtesy of Paul Hurst)

RCMP investigates serious weekend crash in View Royal

Two drivers and one passenger sent to hospital Sunday

A serious crash in View Royal on Sunday sent several people to hospital. (Courtesy of Paul Hurst)
Four Mile House Restaurant in View Royal will be re-opening on Jan. 20, after a structure fire left significant damage back in October 2019. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Following extensive fire damage, Greater Victoria’s Four Mile Pub re-opens

Restaurant feels ‘clean and refreshed’, according to spokesperson

Four Mile House Restaurant in View Royal will be re-opening on Jan. 20, after a structure fire left significant damage back in October 2019. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
(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)
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

Realtor David Moisik finds West Shore roads perfect for cruising

  • Jan 24, 2019
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven
The new Therapeutic Recovery Community will be housed in the former Choices Transitional Housing site in View Royal. (Grant McKenzie/Our Place)

Our Place’s addiction recovery community opening Friday in View Royal

The Therapeutic Recovery Community aims to break the cycle of homelessness

  • Oct 25, 2018
The new Therapeutic Recovery Community will be housed in the former Choices Transitional Housing site in View Royal. (Grant McKenzie/Our Place)
Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)

Victoria General Hospital reopens operating rooms ahead of schedule after flood damage

Four delivery and four operating rooms were affected by a broken water valve

Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)
This sign that used to be in View Royal Park has been taken down due to a malfunction. When scanning the QR code on the far right with a smartphone app, it brings up an Asian porn website. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)

View Royal Park sign taken down after glitch redirects to pornographic website

Resident looking to learn more about workout equipment discovered the problem code

This sign that used to be in View Royal Park has been taken down due to a malfunction. When scanning the QR code on the far right with a smartphone app, it brings up an Asian porn website. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)
Traffic patterns will be affected for construction on Island Highway between Helmcken Road and Colwood Interchange. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)

Road work on Island highway section begins Thursday

Construction is expected to continue until the end of the month

Traffic patterns will be affected for construction on Island Highway between Helmcken Road and Colwood Interchange. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)
UPDATED: Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park

UPDATED: Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park

Police confirm missing View Royal woman Debra Evans-Hayes has been found

UPDATED: Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park
Emergency crews are on scene for a structure fire @ 28 Lekwungen Lane on the Songhees Nation. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Emergency crews are on scene for a structure fire @ 28 Lekwungen Lane on the Songhees Nation. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal

Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal

Incident closed Island Highway for several hours Wednesday night

Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal