Ragnar Haagen

(BC Games Society)

Gold medals for Victoria rowers at BC Games

Both girls row out of the Victora City Rowing Club at Elk Lake

(BC Games Society)
BC Games: Day 2 comes to an end

BC Games: Day 2 comes to an end

Hundreds of medals have been handed out at the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley

BC Games: Day 2 comes to an end
Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

The 2018 Cowichan Summer Games had more than 2,300 volunteers on hand across Vancouver Island

Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving
BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

Medals have already been handed out following one day of competition in the 2018 BC Summer Games

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end
PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 1

PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 1

A brief look at action from the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley

PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 1
BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

More than 2,000 athletes will compete in 18 sports from Friday to Sunday

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island
Boaters and swimmers hit the water on the weekend to beat the current heat wave. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Heat warning issued for Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to cool down later this week

Boaters and swimmers hit the water on the weekend to beat the current heat wave. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Arrest made at Victoria’s tent city after fire officials blocked from entering

Arrest made at Victoria’s tent city after fire officials blocked from entering

Chrissy Brett is alleged to have pointed an air-horn at the ear of a fireman and blasted a loud signal

Arrest made at Victoria’s tent city after fire officials blocked from entering
Tonya Kilmer, wife of missing person Ben Kilmer makes a plea to the public to continue looking for her missing husband at the RCMP Island District in Victoria (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Ben Kilmer’s wife makes impassioned plea for missing husband

Police say the investigation continues for missing Vancouver Island man

Tonya Kilmer, wife of missing person Ben Kilmer makes a plea to the public to continue looking for her missing husband at the RCMP Island District in Victoria (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Gas prices expected to rise on Vancouver Island

Gas prices expected to rise on Vancouver Island

Price jumps nearly 10 cents in Victoria on Wednesday

Gas prices expected to rise on Vancouver Island
VIDEO: Trans Canada crash on Vancouver Island snarls traffic

VIDEO: Trans Canada crash on Vancouver Island snarls traffic

At least one person is believed to be injured in the two-car crash

VIDEO: Trans Canada crash on Vancouver Island snarls traffic
Sidney youth baseball player represents Canada in Seattle competition

Sidney youth baseball player represents Canada in Seattle competition

Nolan Weinmeyer, 10, is taking part in MLB’s Pitch, Hit and Run skills competition

Sidney youth baseball player represents Canada in Seattle competition
Crews search for missing kayaker near Sooke

Crews search for missing kayaker near Sooke

The person was seen launching their kayak from Beecher Bay on Monday at noon

Crews search for missing kayaker near Sooke
UPDATED: Remains of two people found in Ucluelet

UPDATED: Remains of two people found in Ucluelet

Officials have not said whether or not the remains belong to Ryan Daley or Dan Archbald

UPDATED: Remains of two people found in Ucluelet
Coast Guard searching waters off Tofino for three missing men

Coast Guard searching waters off Tofino for three missing men

Search crews are concentrating their efforts in a 41km area near Tofino

Coast Guard searching waters off Tofino for three missing men
(Facebook/Denise Bukowski)

Former bank robber, author Stephen Reid has died

Notorious member of the Stopwatch Gang passed away Tuesday

(Facebook/Denise Bukowski)
BC Ferries eliminates fuel rebate, travellers to pay more

BC Ferries eliminates fuel rebate, travellers to pay more

The cost will rise another $2.20 on major routes between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island

BC Ferries eliminates fuel rebate, travellers to pay more
A&W Canada first restaurant chain to ban straws

A&W Canada first restaurant chain to ban straws

Company says it will eliminate all plastic straws from all restaurants by the end of 2018

A&W Canada first restaurant chain to ban straws
Day of Action: Hundreds show support at pipeline protests across B.C.

Day of Action: Hundreds show support at pipeline protests across B.C.

This was part of at least 100 protests scheduled throughout Canada on June 4

Day of Action: Hundreds show support at pipeline protests across B.C.
(Members of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans helped an entangled killer whale near Salt Spring Island on May 31, 2018. (Screenshot/DFO)

Entangled killer whale saved off B.C. coast

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans reminds everyone to call their emergency line whenever an animal is in trouble

(Members of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans helped an entangled killer whale near Salt Spring Island on May 31, 2018. (Screenshot/DFO)