Bailey Moreton

Amateur Sooke photographer Kerrie Deines Reay has been capturing photos and videos of black bears hunting salmon. (Courtesy of Kerrie Deines Reay)

VIDEO: Sooke photographer captures bears hunting spawning salmon

Kerrie Deines Reay says sharing the videos allows others to see who don’t have nature nearby

Amateur Sooke photographer Kerrie Deines Reay has been capturing photos and videos of black bears hunting salmon. (Courtesy of Kerrie Deines Reay)
Flooding during the 2021 atmospheric river event closed the Malahat portion of the Trans-Canada Highway. (File courtesy Emcon Services Inc.)

Environment Canada predicts incoming atmospheric river won’t hit like 2021 event

Heavy rain in Thursday’s forecast for the Island

Flooding during the 2021 atmospheric river event closed the Malahat portion of the Trans-Canada Highway. (File courtesy Emcon Services Inc.)
A woman in Alberta found Spike in a thrift store. (Courtesy of CFB Esquimalt)

Esquimalt military museum puts spotlight on Victoria ventriloquist

Sheila Margaret Kidd and her dummy Spike travelled throughout Canada and Europe

A woman in Alberta found Spike in a thrift store. (Courtesy of CFB Esquimalt)
Marie-Therese Little is Metchosin’s next mayor. (Courtesy of Marie-Therese Little)

New Metchosin mayor wants respectful debate, plan for staying rural

Marie-Therese Little will sit in the mayor’s chair for the first time on Nov. 7

Marie-Therese Little is Metchosin’s next mayor. (Courtesy of Marie-Therese Little)
Voter turnout was up in Langford, likely because new voters were engaged over the issue of development, according to Black. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Nightmare night for mayors as incumbents lose in Greater Victoria

Challengers unseated incumbent mayors in four of the six contested races

Voter turnout was up in Langford, likely because new voters were engaged over the issue of development, according to Black. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Langford mayor-elect Scott Goodmanson. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Work begins for Langford mayor-elect Scott Goodmanson

New Langford council scheduled to be sworn in Nov. 7

Langford mayor-elect Scott Goodmanson. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Pacific FC’s Kamron Habibullah started in an unfamiliar false nine role against Atletico Ottawa in playoff action at Starlight Stadium in Langford on Saturday (Oct. 15). (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC’s quest to repeat as Canadian Premier League champions in peril after 2-0 loss to Ottawa

Lack of clinical edge on Saturday (Oct. 15) leaves Pacific with mountain to climb

Pacific FC’s Kamron Habibullah started in an unfamiliar false nine role against Atletico Ottawa in playoff action at Starlight Stadium in Langford on Saturday (Oct. 15). (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Joshua was all kitted out on his way to Langford Fire Rescue’s open house on Sunday (Oct. 16). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford Fire Rescue welcomes the community, celebrates 75 years

Open house goes until 2 p.m. on Sunday (Oct. 16)

Joshua was all kitted out on his way to Langford Fire Rescue’s open house on Sunday (Oct. 16). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Ravi Parmar, last term’s SD62 board chair, was re-elected to the school board. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke School District sees several new faces, Parmar re-elected

Voter turnout up in SD62 compared with 2018

Ravi Parmar, last term’s SD62 board chair, was re-elected to the school board. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Now has swept the election. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Stew Young loses, Langford Now sweeps election

Lillian Szpak only incumbent elected as Langford votes in six new faces

Langford Now has swept the election. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Ken Nicholson (left) receives a long service award recognizing his 50 years of service to the Department of National Defence and the Government of Canada from Rear Admiral Christopher Robinson, Maritime Forces Pacific commander, as Nicholson’s wife Betty Jean looks on. (Courtesy CFB Esquimalt)

From typewriters to virtual meetings, Ken Nicholson guided the armed forces’ transformation

Celebrating a career that spanned 50 years with the navy

Ken Nicholson (left) receives a long service award recognizing his 50 years of service to the Department of National Defence and the Government of Canada from Rear Admiral Christopher Robinson, Maritime Forces Pacific commander, as Nicholson’s wife Betty Jean looks on. (Courtesy CFB Esquimalt)
A shot from Canadian rapper bbno$’s latest music video “top gun” taken at the Westshore Motorsports Park. (Screenshot)

bbno$’s latest music video filmed all over Greater Victoria

The Vancouver-born rapper has billions of streams on TikTok and Spotify

A shot from Canadian rapper bbno$’s latest music video “top gun” taken at the Westshore Motorsports Park. (Screenshot)
Gianni dos Santos shields the ball against Atletico Ottawa on Sunday (Sept. 11) at Starlight Stadium. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC to face Atletico Ottawa in playoffs

Pacific FC finished fourth in the regular season and will play Ottawa, who finished first

Gianni dos Santos shields the ball against Atletico Ottawa on Sunday (Sept. 11) at Starlight Stadium. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
A runner wipes their face after completing the race during the Victoria Marathon held on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Runners take on the Victoria Marathon

Thousands ran, walk and hobbled across the finish line on Sunday (Oct. 9)

A runner wipes their face after completing the race during the Victoria Marathon held on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
City of Langford officials and Mew Farm team members came together to celebrate the first harvest, including Satnam Dheenshaw (third from left) of Gobind Farms, Raymond Mew (second from right) and Greg Hinterberger (right). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford farm reaps first harvest since 1957

Raymond Mew, his siblings and a gang of supporters helped restore the Langford farm

City of Langford officials and Mew Farm team members came together to celebrate the first harvest, including Satnam Dheenshaw (third from left) of Gobind Farms, Raymond Mew (second from right) and Greg Hinterberger (right). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Owners Josh Goyert (left) and Chris Jones (right) outside their new location on Goldstream Avenue. (Courtesy of Chris Jones)

Langford location of Jones BBQ long time coming

Co-owner Chris Jones grew up in Langford and had been planning a location in the city for years

Owners Josh Goyert (left) and Chris Jones (right) outside their new location on Goldstream Avenue. (Courtesy of Chris Jones)
The City of Colwood City Hall building is seen March 30, 2022. (Black Press Media file)

Here’s what was said at Colwood’s all-candidate forum

The WestShore Chamber of Commerce hosted the forum on Sept. 27

The City of Colwood City Hall building is seen March 30, 2022. (Black Press Media file)
View Royal Park is set to become one of two in the town where restricted overnight camping by unhoused people will be allowed under an amended parks bylaw. (Courtesy Town of View Royal)

Recap of View Royal all-candidates forum

WestShore Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates forum on Sept. 29

View Royal Park is set to become one of two in the town where restricted overnight camping by unhoused people will be allowed under an amended parks bylaw. (Courtesy Town of View Royal)
Langford city hall on Goldstream Avenue, shot in February 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford candidates address the issues at forum

WestShore Chamber of Commerce hosted the forum on Sept. 28

Langford city hall on Goldstream Avenue, shot in February 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
West Shore Warriors football practices will now happen Tuesdays and Thursdays at Spencer Middle School in Langford after SD62 arranged an alternative to Belmont. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore football program back on Langford field

Spencer Middle School found as temporary practice location

West Shore Warriors football practices will now happen Tuesdays and Thursdays at Spencer Middle School in Langford after SD62 arranged an alternative to Belmont. (Black Press Media file photo)
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