Ragnar Haagen

Ragnar posted 119 stories to Victoria News.
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Rainfall warning in effect for much of Vancouver Island

Expect heavy rains this week with up to 100mm falling in some areas of the north and western coasts.

  • Oct 16th, 2017 9:00am

PHOTOS: Winners of the BC SCPA wildlife contest

Three finalists in the Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest hail from Vancouver Island.

  • Oct 12th, 2017 11:15am

VIDEO: Drone footage shows wolf vs. moose fight in Canada

The video was taken in northern Ontario and posted to YouTube by Dan Nystedt.

  • Oct 12th, 2017 9:30am

BC Ferries restricts passengers from lower vehicle decks

The new regulations will no longer allow passengers to remain in their vehicles on closed car decks.

  • Oct 11th, 2017 9:30am

Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

  • Oct 10th, 2017 10:00am

Free pumpkin spice lattes at 7/11

Popular convenience store is getting in on the October action with free tasters this Wednesday

  • Oct 9th, 2017 6:30am

New era of sightseeing in Greater Victoria

They’re retiring the older, double-decker buses in favour of more eco-friendly versions starting Oct. 7, 2017.

  • Oct 7th, 2017 6:30am

V2V ferry out of commission until end of 2017

Ferry ran for roughly three months before engine problems forced suspension of service

  • Oct 6th, 2017 4:45pm

BC ferries adds extra sailings for long weekend

Another 90 sailings between major routes have been added between Oct. 5-10 for holiday travellers.

  • Oct 5th, 2017 12:00pm

Victoria man reunited with Las Vegas men who saved his life

Sheldon Mack was pulled to safety by an off-duty paramedic and driven to hospital by a Armed Forces veteran.

  • Oct 5th, 2017 9:30am

Las Vegas shooting hits home on Vancouver Island

Many local residents knew someone that was in Las Vegas Sunday night when the shooting took place from Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

  • Oct 2nd, 2017 2:30pm

Victoria police chief in Las Vegas during attack

Chief Del Manak and his family were in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino complex when shots rang out Sunday night.

  • Oct 2nd, 2017 10:30am

Transportation top of mind for Greater Victoria at UBCM conference

Members of the Capital Regional District met with many cabinet ministers at this year’s municipalities conference.

  • Sep 29th, 2017 12:15pm

PHOTOS: Aurora Borealis light up night sky above B.C.

The northern lights were out in full effect Wednesday night throughout much of the province.

  • Sep 28th, 2017 10:30am

Former Olympian pleads not guilty to mutual fund fraud

Harold Backer of Victoria will be going to trial, charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000.

  • Sep 27th, 2017 10:30am

Suspect in custody in fire key vault break-ins

The criminals have broken into firefighter key vaults to access businesses in the Greater Victoria area.

  • Sep 27th, 2017 9:30am

Toronto Raptors open training camp at University of Victoria

The team will play an intra-squad game open to the public on Thursday, but tickets have already sold out.

  • Sep 26th, 2017 3:00pm

Memorial held in Victoria for fallen officers

The 2017 B.C. Law Enforcement Memorial took place Sunday at the BC Legislature to remember those who have died in the line of duty.

  • Sep 25th, 2017 10:30am

No lifeguards coming to Thetis Lake

One of Victoria’s most popular lakes will not see lifeguards on duty next year, despite multiple near-drownings in 2017.

  • Sep 21st, 2017 11:00am

Victoria company faces backlash to “fat-shaming” picture

Owner of Fresh Coast Victoria apologizes for posting photo of large man with caption “Get this guy some @freshcoastvic”

  • Sep 20th, 2017 11:30am