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Rare armyworm making its way onto Island farms

Rare armyworm making its way onto Island farms

A destructive insect rarely - if ever - seen on Vancouver Island and in the Comox Valley is raising concerns for farmers, particularly those whose crops include hay and corn.
One driver every five minutes is distracted: estimate

One driver every five minutes is distracted: estimate

Langley RCMP deploy ultra-long range camera to catch drivers on cell phones
Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

Coast Hotels offering support to help ease the burden on evacuees
Port Alberni loses community voice

Port Alberni loses community voice

Kristi Dobson remembered for building community
Hydro crews pulled from Island to help with wildfires

Hydro crews pulled from Island to help with wildfires

About two dozen workers and 20 trucks are on their way to the BC Interior to help restore power.
ACRD enjoys surplus in 2016

ACRD enjoys surplus in 2016

The ACRD made more than $12 million in revenue in 2016.
Feast of Fields coming back to Greater Victoria

Feast of Fields coming back to Greater Victoria

The 20th annual event takes place Aug. 27 at Ravenhill Farm on the Saanich Peninsula.
‘Furious’ Surrey mayor will push Horgan for increase on provincial funding for crackdown on gangs

‘Furious’ Surrey mayor will push Horgan for increase on provincial funding for crackdown on gangs

Linda Hepner says she is ‘embarrassed’ after ‘thugs’ shoot innocent bystander, a 64-year-old woman from Ontario
RCMP send 340 officers from B.C. and Alberta to help with wildfires

RCMP send 340 officers from B.C. and Alberta to help with wildfires

RCMP say there will be ‘no tolerance for criminal activities’ in fire evacuation zones
Port Alberni Thunderbirds firefighting crew headed to BC’s Interior

Port Alberni Thunderbirds firefighting crew headed to BC’s Interior

Intitial attack crew remains in Alberni Valley to take on new fires