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Oak Bay Fire Department. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay firefighters kept busy with beach fires

Nine beach fires in nine days, says Oak Bay Fire Chief David Cockle

Oak Bay Fire Department. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)
École Willows School gets portable classrooms by fall

École Willows School gets portable classrooms by fall

Two portables built in-house by the district will go to Willows Elementary, one to Quadra Elementary

École Willows School gets portable classrooms by fall
Victoria 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee appointments announced

Victoria 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee appointments announced

John Furlong, George Heller, Dr. Roger Jackson and Iona Campagnolo will take the lead.

Victoria 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee appointments announced
Willows Beach attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every weekend from around the world and throughout B.C. (Octavian Lacatusu/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay voted as best place to live in B.C.

The tiny district earned points for its scenery, friendliness, accessible transit and charm

Willows Beach attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every weekend from around the world and throughout B.C. (Octavian Lacatusu/Oak Bay News)
Sooke resident Ann Talbot points towards the treeline near Sooke Basin where she says she saw a perfectly-round UFO fly above. (Octavian Lacatusu/Sooke News Mirror)

UFO spotted near Sooke Basin

Ann Talbot saw a large round glowing object hover and fly across the Sooke Basin last week.

Sooke resident Ann Talbot points towards the treeline near Sooke Basin where she says she saw a perfectly-round UFO fly above. (Octavian Lacatusu/Sooke News Mirror)
Sooke firefighters rescue injured woman in Coopers Cove

Sooke firefighters rescue injured woman in Coopers Cove

The 56-year old woman may have a “possibly-serious leg injury” says Sooke Fire chief.

Sooke firefighters rescue injured woman in Coopers Cove
A tree branch rests on a live hydro wire on Sooke River Road following a few gusts of wind on Tuesday afternoon in Sooke. (Octavian Lacatusu/Sooke News Mirror)

Scattered weather will continue to affect Sooke, Greater Victoria Region

Pattern coming across the Pacific will continue affecting the South Coast for next couple of weeks

A tree branch rests on a live hydro wire on Sooke River Road following a few gusts of wind on Tuesday afternoon in Sooke. (Octavian Lacatusu/Sooke News Mirror)
Logging truck sits perched on its side on West Coast Road going eastbound. The driver was airlifted to hospital via air ambulance. (Octavian Lacatusu/Sooke News Mirror)

Man airlifted to hospital after logging truck rolls in Shirley

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries, police say

Logging truck sits perched on its side on West Coast Road going eastbound. The driver was airlifted to hospital via air ambulance. (Octavian Lacatusu/Sooke News Mirror)
Caution urged after deer attacks two dogs in Sooke

Caution urged after deer attacks two dogs in Sooke

Deer attacks are not uncommon, says conservation officer

Caution urged after deer attacks two dogs in Sooke
B.C. ELECTION: NDP leader juggling MLA duties with Opposition role

B.C. ELECTION: NDP leader juggling MLA duties with Opposition role

John Horgan is finding ‘dedicated people’ to help with local campaign

B.C. ELECTION: NDP leader juggling MLA duties with Opposition role