Dawn Gibson

Foot found near Victoria belonged to missing Washington man

Foot found near Victoria belonged to missing Washington man

No foul play suspected in death of Stanley Okumoto, 79

Foot found near Victoria belonged to missing Washington man
Sooke boxing coaches Ellen Connor, left, and Tammy Johnson both joined boxing because it makes them feel empowered, and they hope to encourage others to join the sport. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke boxing duo empowers women

Sooke Boxing Club coaches Ellen Connor and Tammy Johnson explain what they love about the sport

Sooke boxing coaches Ellen Connor, left, and Tammy Johnson both joined boxing because it makes them feel empowered, and they hope to encourage others to join the sport. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
A little bit of rain never stops a true West Coast resident. (Photo by Lee-Ann Ruttan)

January brings 36th wettest year on record for Victoria

A lot of rain fell on Vancouver Island in January. And more…

A little bit of rain never stops a true West Coast resident. (Photo by Lee-Ann Ruttan)
A little bit of rain never stops a true West Coast resident. (Photo by Lee-Ann Ruttan)

January was one of wettest months on record for Island

Tofino saw 250 mm over the course of 36 hours last weekend

A little bit of rain never stops a true West Coast resident. (Photo by Lee-Ann Ruttan)
Vancouver Island mountie fights off face biter

Vancouver Island mountie fights off face biter

The man came outside with a glass of wine in-hand, and told the officer he would not be arrested

Vancouver Island mountie fights off face biter
B.C. boy denied $19,000-per-month drug to ease ‘crippling pain’ for 3rd time

B.C. boy denied $19,000-per-month drug to ease ‘crippling pain’ for 3rd time

Sooke mom Jillian Lanthier says son Landen Alexa has been forgotten about by Premier John Horgan

B.C. boy denied $19,000-per-month drug to ease ‘crippling pain’ for 3rd time
Rescued sea lion released in Sooke

Rescued sea lion released in Sooke

Young animal found in Campbell River three months ago

Rescued sea lion released in Sooke
VIDEO: 3 months later, rescued sea lion released back into ocean

VIDEO: 3 months later, rescued sea lion released back into ocean

The young animal was found in Campbell River three months ago

VIDEO: 3 months later, rescued sea lion released back into ocean
Six-year-old boy needs $19,000 a month to treat rare form of arthritis

Six-year-old boy needs $19,000 a month to treat rare form of arthritis

Mother of sick Sooke boy asks government to help fund treatments

Six-year-old boy needs $19,000 a month to treat rare form of arthritis
Human foot found on Vancouver Island beach

Human foot found on Vancouver Island beach

Foot found in shoe with part of leg attached

Human foot found on Vancouver Island beach
Human foot with part of leg found on Vancouver Island beach

Human foot with part of leg found on Vancouver Island beach

Sooke RCMP responded to the call at about 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7

Human foot with part of leg found on Vancouver Island beach
B.C. food bank creates cook book for clients

B.C. food bank creates cook book for clients

Designed for people who aren’t necessarily familiar with cooking the type of food the bank gives out.

B.C. food bank creates cook book for clients
Island slo-pitch leagues adopt helmet rule after tragedy

Island slo-pitch leagues adopt helmet rule after tragedy

‘It’s unfortunate when it takes something like this for us to wake up’

Island slo-pitch leagues adopt helmet rule after tragedy