Dan Ebenal

(Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria renters have reason for optimism as rents drop

PadMapper says Victoria is now the fifth most expensive market in the country

(Black Press Media file photo)
Shannon Nakatsu, acting president of Layritz Little League, stands on one of the diamonds at the park, with the now closed washroom in the background. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)

‘They pee in the bushes’: Washroom closure a problem for Island ballplayers

Questions of safety around nearest washroom mixed with septic system issues causing problems

Shannon Nakatsu, acting president of Layritz Little League, stands on one of the diamonds at the park, with the now closed washroom in the background. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)
Scammers dressed as Mounties threaten to arrest senior if she doesn’t cough up cash

Scammers dressed as Mounties threaten to arrest senior if she doesn’t cough up cash

Pair of fraudulent officers threaten to arrest 90-year-old woman

Scammers dressed as Mounties threaten to arrest senior if she doesn’t cough up cash
Anti-smoking protest giving woman the creeps

Anti-smoking protest giving woman the creeps

Dead snake, motor oil, rotting seafood among items left on rock where woman takes cigarette break

Anti-smoking protest giving woman the creeps
Dog attacked by otters at B.C. beach

Dog attacked by otters at B.C. beach

Victoria woman says otters pounced on dog and tried to drag her under the water

Dog attacked by otters at B.C. beach
A raccoon looks in a window from outside a Minnesota high-rise. (Twitter photo)

Daredevil raccoon vaults to internet stardom

Critter’s high-rise exploits on Minnesota office tower captivates social media

A raccoon looks in a window from outside a Minnesota high-rise. (Twitter photo)
Some of the items that have mysteriously been sent to Camosun College Students Society in recent weeks. (Photo submitted)

B.C. student group sent unsolicited electronics, sex toys, turntable

Student societies sent unsolicited packages containing everything from electronics to sex toys

Some of the items that have mysteriously been sent to Camosun College Students Society in recent weeks. (Photo submitted)
Manjit Virk and wife Suman at their home with Reena’s parrot Smooch and aDVD about Reena. (Black Press file photo)

Today marks 20-year anniversary of Victoria teen’s murder

An event is being held today in the memory of Reena Virk, who was murdered 20 years ago in Victoria

Manjit Virk and wife Suman at their home with Reena’s parrot Smooch and aDVD about Reena. (Black Press file photo)
Antisemitic posters turn up at University of Victoria

Antisemitic posters turn up at University of Victoria

The Facebook group ‘Anti-Racist Action UVic’ has set up a meeting to discuss anti-racist strategy

Antisemitic posters turn up at University of Victoria