Ragnar Haagen

Ragnar posted 71 stories to Comox Valley Record.
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Heavy rain causes flooding in small B.C. First Nation community

The tiny hamlet of Kingcome Inlet is underwater after Monday night’s storm

  • Oct 17th, 2017 2:30pm

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

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

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

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

RCMP wraps up investigation into tainted milk

Investigators say it is unknown how the foreign objects came to be inside the milk jugs and there is no evidence of criminality.

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:00am

Vancouver Island 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 12:30pm

Wildfire season transitions from response to recovery

There are still 168 fires burning throughout the province, costing the BC Wildfire Service nearly $500 million since April 1.

  • Sep 11th, 2017 1:15pm

Largest wildfire in province’s history continues to grow

BC Wildfire officials hope for rain, but conditions remain hot and dry throughout the province.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 1:15pm

Wildfire smoke leads to weather alert on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada says these smoky conditions could remain until Wednesday.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:44am

Wildfire smoke leads to weather alert on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada says these smoky conditions could remain until Wednesday.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:44am