Daniel Palmer

Esquimalt resident Charity Cole

Esquimalt cadet gets top national honour

Esquimalt's Charity Cole receives Navy League Cadet's only national Cadet of Excellence Award for 2014

Esquimalt resident Charity Cole
Sarah Bell enjoys an afternoon along Dallas Road with her dog

Donated doggie dental care prompts Esquimalt woman to pay it forward

With help from UsedVictoria.com, Sarah Bell wants to offer her painting services to someone in need after her dog was saved by generous vet

Sarah Bell enjoys an afternoon along Dallas Road with her dog
Royal BC Museum CEO Jack Lohman

Esquimalt, Songhees Nations to receive Douglas treaties following UNESCO visit to Victoria

Official replicas of Douglas treaties gifted as Royal B.C. Museum anticipates world heritage status for land deal documents

Royal BC Museum CEO Jack Lohman
Leslie Saul

D-Day memories linger for Victoria residents, 70 years on

Former radar technician remembers rumble of thousands of aircraft along the English coast on June 6, 1944

Leslie Saul
Victoria resident Anne Steers

New rose garden at Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park tells a love story

Philanthropic gift from Victoria resident Anne Steers, 93, helps fund new rose garden in memory of her late husband

Victoria resident Anne Steers
Emma Roberts

Inspired by Chris Hadfield, Esquimalt High teen wins national writing contest

Emma Roberts takes first place in the national A&E Lives That Make a Difference contest

Emma Roberts
A jogger passes the Undersea Gardens barge

Undersea Gardens heads to scrap pile at Vic West shipyard

Innovative ideas to keep 50-year-old barge included floating liquor distillery and office space

A jogger passes the Undersea Gardens barge
US AND THEM Participant Karen Montgrand tells a joke to filmmaker Krista Loughton during filming at Our Place Society.

Victoria homeless documentary near complete

US AND THEM profiles the lives of five people on Victoria streets; fundraiser happens June 5 at The Reef

US AND THEM Participant Karen Montgrand tells a joke to filmmaker Krista Loughton during filming at Our Place Society.
Toni Desrosiers

Victoria inventor’s sustainable food wrap in running for $100,000 prize

Toni Desrosiers, inventor of Abeego, is appealing to community to help her win 2014 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award before June 12

Toni Desrosiers
Many fiction books from the Greater Victoria Public Library's Central branch are ending up at suburban branches after the library implemented its floating collection last year. The library is working to keep downtown shelves stocked to expected levels.

Why books are disappearing from downtown Victoria’s Central library branch

Victoria resident complains of less fiction choice at downtown library, one curious (but temporary) result of new 'floating' book collection

Many fiction books from the Greater Victoria Public Library's Central branch are ending up at suburban branches after the library implemented its floating collection last year. The library is working to keep downtown shelves stocked to expected levels.
Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins is breathing a sigh of relief after the township successfully denied the construction of a wastewater treatment plant at McLoughlin Point

CRD bumps sewage debate to June 11 after McLoughlin Point axed

Esquimalt Mayor Desjardins says township breathed 'sigh of relief' after province refused to intervene on wastewater treatment facility

Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins is breathing a sigh of relief after the township successfully denied the construction of a wastewater treatment plant at McLoughlin Point
McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt near the Inner Harbour entrance.

UPDATE: McLoughlin Point nixed as Greater Victoria sewage site

Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Andrew Weaver cautions CRD against putting off hard decisions until after November election

McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt near the Inner Harbour entrance.
Stephen 'Dusty' Roberts of Luv-A-Rug looks through a hole caused by hungry moth larvae. Casings from the larvae can be seen sprinkled across the carpet surface. Roberts says the number of moth-damaged rugs has risen exponentially this year in Greater Victoria.

Rug-munching moths, other insects get spring fever in Greater Victoria

Damage caused by introduced moths and hide beetles on the rise, while massive ant colonies cause headaches for Victoria homeowners

Stephen 'Dusty' Roberts of Luv-A-Rug looks through a hole caused by hungry moth larvae. Casings from the larvae can be seen sprinkled across the carpet surface. Roberts says the number of moth-damaged rugs has risen exponentially this year in Greater Victoria.

String of suspicious fires prompt Victoria police plea

Nearly a dozen suspicious fires reported since mid-April, but Victoria police unsure if arsons are the work of one person

Alex Green

Thousand-year-old Viking treasures arrive in Victoria

Royal B.C. Museum's latest exhibition aims to shatter stereotypes of early Viking explorers

Alex Green
Colwood resident Randy Scott will be racing Coun. Judith Cullington from the West Shore to downtown to see which wheeled way to work is the winner.

Bike to Work Week expands

Few sports bring all ages, skill levels and neighbourhoods together in Greater Victoria quite like cycling.

Colwood resident Randy Scott will be racing Coun. Judith Cullington from the West Shore to downtown to see which wheeled way to work is the winner.
Jason Johnson

New boss shakes up Victoria city hall

Jason Johnson seeks more accountability, co-operation from city staff

Jason Johnson

Victoria picks new fire chief

Paul Bruce becomes the 33rd fire chief of the Victoria Fire Department and replaces Jeff Lambert

David Chard stands atop his latest project

Developer David Chard sets sights on another downtown development

Chard Development Ltd. will pay City of Victoria $10,000 amenity fee for extra storeys on next project at 838 Broughton St.

David Chard stands atop his latest project
A suspicious package left mounted to the outside of Victoria city hall led to an evacuation of the building for about two hours today.

Suspicious package at Victoria city hall not a threat: VicPD

Victoria city hall staff evacuated this morning; device likely not left with ill intent, says VicPD

A suspicious package left mounted to the outside of Victoria city hall led to an evacuation of the building for about two hours today.