Kendra Crighton

It’s looking like a busy Tuesday for ferry passengers with the ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay scheduled for 7 a.m. is 100 per cent full and the 9 a.m. ferry is sitting at 80 per cent full. (Keri Coles/Victoria News Staff)

Busy Tuesday for BC Ferries passengers

First sailings to and from Swartz Bay sold out

It’s looking like a busy Tuesday for ferry passengers with the ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay scheduled for 7 a.m. is 100 per cent full and the 9 a.m. ferry is sitting at 80 per cent full. (Keri Coles/Victoria News Staff)
Sentencing delayed for man who attacked Vancouver Island police dog

Sentencing delayed for man who attacked Vancouver Island police dog

Uno later recovered from his injury and returned to work in Victoria

Sentencing delayed for man who attacked Vancouver Island police dog
Game of Thrones will return for its final season this month. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

B.C. bettors can take a stab at Game of Thrones outcomes

Bran Stark is the current betting favourite

Game of Thrones will return for its final season this month. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Choices Adoption and Counselling will close on May 31 due to financial difficulties and policies that have left fewer children being put up for adoption. The clinic employees less than a dozen full time employees who will be out of work following the closure. (Alpha Stock Images photo)

Vancouver Island’s only adoption agency closes after 30 years

Choices Adoption and Counselling will close on May 31

Choices Adoption and Counselling will close on May 31 due to financial difficulties and policies that have left fewer children being put up for adoption. The clinic employees less than a dozen full time employees who will be out of work following the closure. (Alpha Stock Images photo)
In this file photo dated Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in his capacity as patron of the charity WellChild, Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex arrive for the annual WellChild awards in London. Kensington Palace announced Monday Oct. 15, 2018, that Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in spring 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)

Bets open in B.C. on Royal baby’s arrival date, gender, name and more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle await the birth of a child this spring

In this file photo dated Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in his capacity as patron of the charity WellChild, Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex arrive for the annual WellChild awards in London. Kensington Palace announced Monday Oct. 15, 2018, that Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in spring 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
Emergency crews were on scene at Glen Lake Sunday after reports of a dead body found in the area. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

Body of missing 31-year-old man found in B.C. lake

Family member confirms police have located his great-nephew’s remains

Emergency crews were on scene at Glen Lake Sunday after reports of a dead body found in the area. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
Earth Hour takes place on March 30, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. people are encouraged to turn off their lights to promote energy conservation and environmentalism worldwide. (File Photo/Black Press Media)

Will you turn off your lights for Earth Hour?

Clock is ticking down to Earth Hour, running March 30 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Earth Hour takes place on March 30, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. people are encouraged to turn off their lights to promote energy conservation and environmentalism worldwide. (File Photo/Black Press Media)
Sooke School District, a 2018 recipient of the grant, used the money for physical literacy training for teachers and to help increase physical activity for elementary students. (File Photo/Black Press Media)

Island Health announces funding for 52 projects on Island

$750,000 will go to fund these projects

Sooke School District, a 2018 recipient of the grant, used the money for physical literacy training for teachers and to help increase physical activity for elementary students. (File Photo/Black Press Media)
Kids found playing darts with syringes in Vancouver Island park

Kids found playing darts with syringes in Vancouver Island park

Saanich police is urging people to throw out their syringes properly and safely

Kids found playing darts with syringes in Vancouver Island park
Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault in the 3900-block of Wolf Street that happened around 2 a.m. on March 17. (Pexels)

Man enters unlocked B.C. home with knife, sexually assaults 22-year-old

Investigation ongoing after woman sexually assaulted in Greater Victoria early Sunday morning

Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault in the 3900-block of Wolf Street that happened around 2 a.m. on March 17. (Pexels)
Archie comic characters Betty, Veronica and FP Jones visit Victoria 23 years apart

Archie comic characters Betty, Veronica and FP Jones visit Victoria 23 years apart

Old comic shows Riverdale’s favourite friends outside prominent Victoria landmarks

Archie comic characters Betty, Veronica and FP Jones visit Victoria 23 years apart
Happy Pi Day: How pie, Einstein and Stephen Hawking connect

Happy Pi Day: How pie, Einstein and Stephen Hawking connect

National Pi Day declared in 2009

Happy Pi Day: How pie, Einstein and Stephen Hawking connect
At least 200 tiny tremors hit between Victoria and Seattle on March 12. (@earthquakeguy/Twitter)

200 tremors recorded near Vancouver Island due to ‘tectonic dance’

The tremors were not felt but provide useful information to scientists

At least 200 tiny tremors hit between Victoria and Seattle on March 12. (@earthquakeguy/Twitter)
B.C. residents have until March 31 to register their property for exemption of the speculation and vacancy tax. (Black Press file photo)

Deadline looms to register property for exemption from speculation tax

Each homeowner, even spouses, must file a declaration

B.C. residents have until March 31 to register their property for exemption of the speculation and vacancy tax. (Black Press file photo)
Leon McFadden, a local Indigenous artist, has written, illustrated and self published two Tsimshian colouring books. (Kendra Crighton/News staff)

B.C. man creates Indigenous colouring book for children

Leon McFadden is working on 11 more books to finish the horoscope series

Leon McFadden, a local Indigenous artist, has written, illustrated and self published two Tsimshian colouring books. (Kendra Crighton/News staff)
When staff at the Inn at Laurel Point received a request for a photo of Channing Tatum to be placed in a guest’s room, they took the opportunity to show some local pride. (Photo from @Sarzattacks on Twitter)

B.C. hotel trashes Channing Tatum in favour of Ryan Reynolds

Tatum’s picture left in recycling bin, replaced with photo of Ryan Reynolds

When staff at the Inn at Laurel Point received a request for a photo of Channing Tatum to be placed in a guest’s room, they took the opportunity to show some local pride. (Photo from @Sarzattacks on Twitter)
Drums lead the March to End Violence as part of the Moose Hide Campaign. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Moose Hide campaign takes message to Canadian schools

Campaign launches new K-12 education platform

Drums lead the March to End Violence as part of the Moose Hide Campaign. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Vancouver Island couple makes most of snow, sleeps in backyard igloo

Vancouver Island couple makes most of snow, sleeps in backyard igloo

A bottle of wine, some blankets and snow are all you need for a good date night

Vancouver Island couple makes most of snow, sleeps in backyard igloo