Victoria News Staff

Expect unpredictable road conditions this long weekend, says ICBC

On average, four people are killed and 650 people are injured in 2,100 crashes in B.C. this weekend

1994 singled out for defining moments in B.C. sports history

Victoria hosted the Commonwealth Games, Vancouver Canucks went to the Stanley Cup final and the BC Lions won the Grey Cup

Andrew Weaver congratulates New Brunswick on electing first Green caucus

Election win means there are now three provincial Green Party caucuses in Canada

Yowza! Twerk, emoji and facepalm are added to Scrabble dictionary, OK?

Merriam-Webster has announced 300 new words have been added to the spelling game

Black Press to begin printing Victoria’s Times Colonist newspaper

The operation will begin later this year at BP’s commercial printing plant on Vancouver Island

4.6 quake detected off coast of Vancouver Island

The small earthquake happened early Tuesday morning

Smokey skies across Vancouver Island expected to last until Wednesday

The province of B.C. has issued a special bulletin for all of Vancouver Island

Travel plans ahead for $675,000 Vancouver Island lottery winner

Collen Woods bought her ticket at a gas station in Victoria

VIDEO: B.C. police search for woman in “restaurant rage” incident

Unhappy with her order at a Victoria-area McDonald’s, lady throws items at employee, breaks self-order kiosk

Smoky skies bulletin issued for most of B.C.

Mild irritation and discomfort are common symptoms during smoky conditions and usually disappear when the smoke clears

Canada sweeps China in Pacific Rim Basketball Classic

National men’s team beats China twice over weekend in Vancouver and Victoria

Popular photo sharing app Instagram not working

Users unable to refresh feeds are moving to Twitter to share photos/memes

Back to the 90’s: Vanilla Ice, Young MC coming to Vancouver Island

This retro concert bill will see four of the top entertainers from the early 1990’s play one night only in Victoria

11 temperature records broken on Mother’s Day in B.C.

Hot temperatures to continue this week throughout the province

B.C. police officer dies after 30 years in a coma

Injuries sustained while on-duty left Victoria officer in a coma until his death Wednesday

Four Victoria police officers assaulted in past 24 hours

One officer still in hospital, Taser used in attempt to stop suspect

Vancouver Island pooches celebrate National Puppy Day

Check out some of the submissions we received from around the region

Three people pricked by discarded needles in Victoria in past week

Police say this one appears to have been deliberately placed

Child pricked by discarded needle at Victoria restaurant

Incident took place Monday at a downtown McDonald’s, located across the street from a homeless shelter

Check your lotto 6/49 ticket, you could be a millionaire

A winning ticket for Wednesday’s draw was purchased in Victoria