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VicPD ask for public’s help in international missing persons search

Dennis Crook was last seen in October 1985, investigators seeking his sister believed to reside in England

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Adrienne Hiebert was last seen Sept. 9 in the 1900-block of Bay Street. VicPD photo

Victoria police searching for missing 35-year-old woman

Adrienne Hiebert was last seen Sept. 9 in the 1900-block of Bay Street

Adrienne Hiebert was last seen Sept. 9 in the 1900-block of Bay Street. VicPD photo
Longtime Fernwood resident Bruce McGuigan is running for mayor because of what he calls a lack of transparency and good decision making at city hall. Photo contributed

VIU sociology professor joins mayoral race in Victoria

‘Lack of transparency, good decision making’ prompts Bruce McGuigan to announce candidacy

Longtime Fernwood resident Bruce McGuigan is running for mayor because of what he calls a lack of transparency and good decision making at city hall. Photo contributed
A grainy image shows Ronald White, who has been missing since Aug. 29, and whose safety VicPD is concerned for after the 67-year-old missed several days of his medication. VicPD photo

UPDATE: Missing Victoria man Ronald White has been found

Officers were concerned for White who went missing after Aug. 29

A grainy image shows Ronald White, who has been missing since Aug. 29, and whose safety VicPD is concerned for after the 67-year-old missed several days of his medication. VicPD photo
City opens new pathway, observation decks at Johnson Street Bridge

City opens new pathway, observation decks at Johnson Street Bridge

The pedestrian-only pathway along the south side of the bridge allows unique views of Victoria’s Inner Harbour

City opens new pathway, observation decks at Johnson Street Bridge
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Man, woman arrested after attempting to flee Victoria police in stolen vehicle

Suspect attempted to ram police vehicle after officers found pair passed out in car on Esquimalt Road

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Good Samaritans help Victoria police catch domestic violence suspect

The man was under a court order to not be in contact with victim

Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
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Better road conditions coming to Vancouver Island

Province finalizes new 10-year deals with Mainroad Contracting

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Ladysmith Press’ production manager Mike Hjort holds a copy of the Ladysmith Chronicle newspaper. Earlier this week it was announced the press will begin printing the Times Colonist too. (Mike Gregory/Black Press Media)

Black Press to begin printing Victoria’s Times Colonist newspaper

The operation will begin later this year at BP’s commercial printing plant on Vancouver Island

Ladysmith Press’ production manager Mike Hjort holds a copy of the Ladysmith Chronicle newspaper. Earlier this week it was announced the press will begin printing the Times Colonist too. (Mike Gregory/Black Press Media)
(Natural Resources Canada)

4.6 quake detected off coast of Vancouver Island

The small earthquake happened early Tuesday morning

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A smoky sky advisory has been issued by the Ministry of Environment. (Photo by Leanne Harel)

Smokey skies across Vancouver Island expected to last until Wednesday

The province of B.C. has issued a special bulletin for all of Vancouver Island

A smoky sky advisory has been issued by the Ministry of Environment. (Photo by Leanne Harel)
EDITORIAL: Increased communication is a double-edged sword

EDITORIAL: Increased communication is a double-edged sword

Increased opportunities to comment on stories doesn’t change to tenets of journalism

EDITORIAL: Increased communication is a double-edged sword
Travel plans ahead for $675,000 Victoria lottery winner

Travel plans ahead for $675,000 Victoria lottery winner

Collen Woods bought her ticket at the Town Pantry on Shelbourne

Travel plans ahead for $675,000 Victoria lottery winner
Update: Suspect identified in Victoria “restaurant rage” incident

Update: Suspect identified in Victoria “restaurant rage” incident

Unhappy with her order at Hillside Avenue McDonald’s, lady threw items at employee, broke kiosk

Update: Suspect identified in Victoria “restaurant rage” incident
Red sky at morning, sailor take warning. Mike Lutke captured this smoky sunrise on Aug. 1, looking east over Cloverdale Athletic Park. (Mike Lutke)

Smoky skies bulletin issued for most of B.C.

Mild irritation and discomfort are common symptoms during smoky conditions and usually disappear when the smoke clears

Red sky at morning, sailor take warning. Mike Lutke captured this smoky sunrise on Aug. 1, looking east over Cloverdale Athletic Park. (Mike Lutke)
The Fiesta Latina Folklore Dancers will perform as part of Viva! Victoria Latin Fest, Aug. 4 at Centennial Square. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Viva! Victoria Latin Fest to inspire city’s Latino communities

Organizer: “There are more than 22 countries in Latin America. Each one has a unique and rich culture.”

The Fiesta Latina Folklore Dancers will perform as part of Viva! Victoria Latin Fest, Aug. 4 at Centennial Square. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Southbound traffic is heavily delayed outside Mill Bay after a multi-vehicle crash on the Malahat late Sunday afternoon. Katherine Engqvist/BLACK PRESS

Multi-vehicle crash along the Malahat leaves traffic crawling

Southbound lane heavily delayed at Malahat Summit

Southbound traffic is heavily delayed outside Mill Bay after a multi-vehicle crash on the Malahat late Sunday afternoon. Katherine Engqvist/BLACK PRESS
Victoria Fire Department helps put out a fire at Christie’s Pub that started with rags in the dryer. (Photo courtesy of John Edgar)

Fire at Christie’s Carriage House Pub on Fort Street

The fire was caused by rags in a dryer

Victoria Fire Department helps put out a fire at Christie’s Pub that started with rags in the dryer. (Photo courtesy of John Edgar)
Another warning about ‘virtual’ kidnapping in Victoria

Another warning about ‘virtual’ kidnapping in Victoria

Police are warning members of the Chinese community to be cautious of anyone claiming to be with the consulate

Another warning about ‘virtual’ kidnapping in Victoria
UPDATE: Victoria police safely locate missing 13-year-old girl

UPDATE: Victoria police safely locate missing 13-year-old girl

Maisie Bodrug was reported missing at 10 a.m., VicPD tweeting at 3:30 p.m. the teen had been found safe

UPDATE: Victoria police safely locate missing 13-year-old girl