Pamela Roth

Master Cpl. Belinda Crawford and Cpl. Dustin Renz of the CFB Esquimalt military police get ready to head out for patrol.

Behind the scenes of the military police

“It’s not pleasant,” says master seaman William Henderson as he looks at the five empty cells at the military police headquarters.

Master Cpl. Belinda Crawford and Cpl. Dustin Renz of the CFB Esquimalt military police get ready to head out for patrol.

Victoria man facing several charges after police raid drug house

Methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and GHB found in North Park home

Tina Champoux has worked as a health care assistant in the capital region for the 30 years.

Health care assistants have highest injury rate in the province

For Tina Champoux, getting injured at work is just part of the job.

Tina Champoux has worked as a health care assistant in the capital region for the 30 years.
Greg Lemothe

Kickboxer switches gears for boxing match

Sitting in the locker room waiting to head out for a kickboxing match, nothing ever feels right for Greg Lamothe.

Greg Lemothe
Heather Hobbs

More naloxone kits being distributed in the region

It’s a number Heather Hobbs finds alarming.

Heather Hobbs
Cal Nicolson gets behind the wheel of the first purpose built

Electric double decker bus arrives in Victoria

Working as a bus driver, Cal Nicolson has logged thousands of miles steering big highway coaches along an assortment of roads.

Cal Nicolson gets behind the wheel of the first purpose built
Kate emerges to the delight of wellwishers in Victoria.

Royal visit, PGA, UBCM amounted to “one amazing week”

With delegates from the UBCM, the PGA tour and the Royal visit, the chamber of commerce said it amount to an amazing week.

Kate emerges to the delight of wellwishers in Victoria.
Former Victoria High School teacher banned from teaching in B.C.

Former Victoria High School teacher banned from teaching in B.C.

Francesco Canacari has agreed to never teach in a public or private school in B.C. again.

Former Victoria High School teacher banned from teaching in B.C.
Jill Robinson

HAT bat project encourages positive relationships with humans

In the wild, Jill Robinson typically finds bats roosting in large dead or dying trees with hollow middles and insect-riddled wood.

Jill Robinson
Victoria police Const. Andre Almeida is seen during one of the final days of working with his police service dog Conan.

Victoria police dog heads into early retirement

One night in the summer of 2012, Const. Andre Almeida was in Central Saanich with his police service dog Conan, tracking a bad guy.

Victoria police Const. Andre Almeida is seen during one of the final days of working with his police service dog Conan.
Piet Langstraat

School district gets set to take on bigger seismic upgrades

The former Burnside Elementary School is getting set to return to its roots next year as major seismic upgrades continue.

Piet Langstraat
Pacific Opera Victoria presents Simon Boccanegra at the Royal Theatre from Oct. 13 to 23.

Popular opera singer returns to Victoria for Simon Boccanegra

It's been a while since Phillip Ens was in Victoria.

Pacific Opera Victoria presents Simon Boccanegra at the Royal Theatre from Oct. 13 to 23.
An urban deer grazes in the 500-block of St. Charles St. in Rockland.

Esquimalt residents asked to weigh in on deer

How many days on average do you see deer on your property? Has there been any damage as a result of the deer? Any conflict?

An urban deer grazes in the 500-block of St. Charles St. in Rockland.
Kelly Goldbeck

Scooter and electric bike thefts on the rise

It’s not the type of phone call Kelly Goldbeck necessarily wants to receive.

Kelly Goldbeck
Kate greets wellwishers in Victoria.

Royals visit Cridge Centre to celebrate ‘overcomers’ (with PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

Will and Kate shine spotlight on supportive non-profit during final day in Victoria and B.C.

Kate greets wellwishers in Victoria.

Charities buzzing with final royal visit preparations

Sail and Life Training Society, The Cridge Centre for the Family will host royal couple

Owner/Pharmacist Jason Cridge stand with signs for  MedviewMD medical service offered at the Cridge Family Pharmacy on Fort Street.

Telemedicine rolls into local pharmacy

Medview MD opens new medical studio at the Cridge Family Pharmacy

Owner/Pharmacist Jason Cridge stand with signs for  MedviewMD medical service offered at the Cridge Family Pharmacy on Fort Street.

Victoria police have high hopes for radio upgrades

Monopole being installed in Esquimalt as first phase of upgrades gets underway

Police get set to roll out bait bike program

Department putting the final touches on the program

Aerial views show the north and south rings being trial fitted to the north and south trusses at a facility in China.

Major Johnson Street Bridge pieces slated to arrive in Victoria in May

Project manager says things are looking good for the bridge to be on schedule

Aerial views show the north and south rings being trial fitted to the north and south trusses at a facility in China.