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Seamus Weeks (file photo)

Online sexual exploitation leads to jail time for B.C. man

Seamus Weeks will be on sex offender registry for life

Seamus Weeks (file photo)
A page of the SENĆOŦEN dictionary contains example sentences and definitions. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

VIDEO: New Indigenous dictionary compiled to save language in B.C.

New SENĆOŦEN dictionary has over 1,500 pages and 12,000 words

A page of the SENĆOŦEN dictionary contains example sentences and definitions. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Amarjeet Sohi (left), Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, attends the launch of seven electric vehicle charging stations on Vancouver Island along with George Heyman, B.C. Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Mayor Steve Price of the Town of Sidney. The charging stations are part of a B.C.-wide charging network to reduce “range anxiety.” (Hugo Wong/Peninsula News Review)

New B.C. Hydro electric car chargers launch on Vancouver Island

Fast-chargers to reduce ‘range anxiety’ for B.C. electric car drivers

Amarjeet Sohi (left), Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, attends the launch of seven electric vehicle charging stations on Vancouver Island along with George Heyman, B.C. Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Mayor Steve Price of the Town of Sidney. The charging stations are part of a B.C.-wide charging network to reduce “range anxiety.” (Hugo Wong/Peninsula News Review)
Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Summer-long marine survey off B.C. coast the largest of its kind

Scientists to learn more about little-known whales

Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
B.C. Ferries MV Klitsa slides out of Brentwood Bay with a full load of passengers enroute to Mill Bay. (File)

An upstart ferry company might be a Malahat alternative

A new ferry service might alleviate Malahat congestion. Dogwood Ferries is a…

B.C. Ferries MV Klitsa slides out of Brentwood Bay with a full load of passengers enroute to Mill Bay. (File)
A baby Nigerian Dwarf goat participates in her first-ever yoga class. (Alisa Howlett/News Staff file)

Goat cuddlers wanted for Greater Victoria farm

The wee goats need to get used to humans before ‘goat yoga’ launches

A baby Nigerian Dwarf goat participates in her first-ever yoga class. (Alisa Howlett/News Staff file)
Paradise Island Foods brought cheese to the launch of Island Good, a new labelling initiative for local food (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Island Good program makes it easier to shop locally

New labelling initiative to be tested in grocery stores

Paradise Island Foods brought cheese to the launch of Island Good, a new labelling initiative for local food (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
UPDATE: Orca Airways grounded due to safety issues

UPDATE: Orca Airways grounded due to safety issues

Merger with Integra Air results in loss of operator’s certificate

UPDATE: Orca Airways grounded due to safety issues
The current marijuana bunker is operated by Evergreen Medicinal near Michell Farms. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

ALR protection petition reaches B.C. Legislature

Group opposing marijuana greenhouses collects 1,400 signatures

The current marijuana bunker is operated by Evergreen Medicinal near Michell Farms. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Serious incident closes off Vancouver Island neighbourhood

Serious incident closes off Vancouver Island neighbourhood

Belmont Ave. and Hillside Ave. cordoned off

Serious incident closes off Vancouver Island neighbourhood
Stelly’s Seecondary School in Central Saanich (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

B.C. student arrested for school threat on social media

An online post showed them firing a weapon with the caption ‘practicing for school’

Stelly’s Seecondary School in Central Saanich (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Charge laid in Vancouver Island animal cruelty case

Charge laid in Vancouver Island animal cruelty case

Daniel Howard Ruygrok charged after dog found with compound fracture

Charge laid in Vancouver Island animal cruelty case
Image provided by Rachael Merrett/Georgia Strait Alliance.

B.C. killer whales need emergency protection, according to conservation groups

Food availability, excess noise and habitat loss are major threats to southern resident orcas

Image provided by Rachael Merrett/Georgia Strait Alliance.
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Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Local Legion makes donation

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Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
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More buoys allowed for Brentwood Bay

Proposed number rises from 40 to 60

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Tent city arrives in Central Saanich

Tent city arrives in Central Saanich

Three tents near Polo Park as of Wednesday morning

Tent city arrives in Central Saanich
Sidney council and mayoral candidates in the 2014 civic election: Rosemarie Bongers; Mike Barwick; Steve Price; Steve Duck; Don Amos, and; Cliff McNeil-Smith. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)

Peninsula councillors undecided on re-election as mayors declare early

Updated Jan. 9, 2018 with comments from Mayor Alice Finall. With the…

Sidney council and mayoral candidates in the 2014 civic election: Rosemarie Bongers; Mike Barwick; Steve Price; Steve Duck; Don Amos, and; Cliff McNeil-Smith. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)
Victoria saw a record-breaking amount of rain in December. (News files)

Victoria breaks rainfall record for November

Residents say mild weather makes toughing out the rain worthwhile

Victoria saw a record-breaking amount of rain in December. (News files)
Images were posted to a local Victoria Facebook group, and the original poster said she’d meet with Allison soon to return it to her (Contributed)

Renovations at B.C. home turn up 70-year-old handmade book

After contractors found a book behind a wall, a Saanich homeowner used social media to find its author

Images were posted to a local Victoria Facebook group, and the original poster said she’d meet with Allison soon to return it to her (Contributed)