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Sunken fishing vessel raised, fuel offloaded at Henry island

Sunken fishing vessel raised, fuel offloaded at Henry island

Divers used a pump truck onboard a barge to retrieve more than 1,900 litres of diesel fuel from the Chief Joseph, which sank May 3
Court hears details of 2022 group attack on man killed last month

Court hears details of 2022 group attack on man killed last month

Victim was lured into room to talk about drug debt.
'Wilfred Buck' documentary explores the journey and wisdom of Indigenous 'star guy'

'Wilfred Buck' documentary explores the journey and wisdom of Indigenous 'star guy'

TORONTO — When Wilfred Buck looks up at the sky, he sees Indigenous history and even his own story reflected back at him, as though it were all written in the stars.
New tourism campaign aims to highlight Nanaimo’s ‘normal’

New tourism campaign aims to highlight Nanaimo’s ‘normal’

The idea is to put community spirit at the forefront of the campaign.
Oak Bay speeder clocked at three times the limit

Oak Bay speeder clocked at three times the limit

Man at the wheel given a ticket with $483 fine for being more than 60 km/h above the limit, and had his vehicle towed for a week-long impoundment.
Police not at fault in man's death in Sproat Lake: IIO

Police not at fault in man's death in Sproat Lake: IIO

Elderly was man found dead in his vehicle submerged in Sproat Lake two days after police spoke to him because of concerns for his well-being
Mental-health team helps those in crisis on West Shore

Mental-health team helps those in crisis on West Shore

A new mobile integrated crisis response team sends a team of nurse and officer to calls with a mental-health component — 270 since January
Amid ongoing drought, Island prepares for another brutal fire season

Amid ongoing drought, Island prepares for another brutal fire season

Island communities are getting ready as B.C. heads into wildfire season under the threat of drought.
Trails closed after bear attacks woman at estuary in Squamish, B.C.

Trails closed after bear attacks woman at estuary in Squamish, B.C.

SQUAMISH, B.C. — Officials say a woman was attacked by a bear while she was walking her dog at a nature estuary in Squamish, B.C.
B.C. finance minister Conroy says she'll retire after provincial election this fall

B.C. finance minister Conroy says she'll retire after provincial election this fall

Katrine Conroy said it will be hard to leave the people she's worked with over the years, but at 66, it's time to step back to spend time with her family.