See the progression of reporter Dawn Gibson from reporter to boxer, the house of a hoarder go up in flames, and a new invention in this week’s Island Replay.

Island Replay: The best video stories from Vancouver Island

Take a look back at some of the best videos from the past week ending March 9, 2018.

SOOKE: Becoming the “Killer”

Sooke News Mirror reporter Dawn Gibson took on the Sooke Boxing Challenge and showed off impressive pugilistic improvements after just 13 weeks, earning her a new moniker of the “Killer.” FOR THE FULL STORY

NANAIMO: Hoarder’s “uninhabitable” house goes up in smoke

The House of a hoarder with approximately 100 truckloads worth of material, went up in flames and the cause of the blaze is reported by the Nanaimo News Bulletin as “suspicious and undetermined.” FOR THE FULL STORY

VICTORIA: On the lookout for “dangerous” distracted drivers

Victoria and Saanich police are on the prowl and recall some of the worst cases they have seen calling some drivers utterly “irresponsible.” FOR THE FULL STORY

VICTORIA: An emotional International Women’s Day

Tears were shed after premier John Horgan announced a new pilot program supporting tradeswomen on B.C. worksites on International Women’s Day. FOR THE FULL STORY

SAANICH: Commuter looking for a Caboost?

A young Saanich inventor has created a trailer-mounted electric motor providing a boost to cyclists and commuters for 6-7 times cheaper than the cost of an electric bike. FOR THE FULL STORY

For more great stories follow your favourite black press publications online and on Facebook.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

Submit your great videos to Arnold Lim at arnold.lim@blackpress.ca

Twitter: @ArnoldLimPhoto

Just Posted

Alberni Golf Club hosts Grey Cup Scramble

Very few rules in this event on Sunday, Nov. 25

City doubles bylaw fines for unsightly properties

Property maintenance makes up 80% of bylaw calls: Scott

School District 70 trustees pursue bus seat belt issue

We need to make some noise,’ chair Craig tells board

Conservation officers hunt for bear in Port Alberni

Family says a bear attacked a man in his yard near local movie theatre

Vancouver Islanders among B.C.’s most engaged on electoral reform

Parksville-Qualicum and Courtenay-Comox lead the province in voter turnout, Island high in general

Feds give formal notice for law to end Canada Post strike

Trudeau government ready to legislate employees back to work after five weeks of rotating strikes

Getzlaf lifts Ducks to 4-3 win over skidding Canucks

Vancouver now winless since Nov. 8

Pressure builds for B.C. to recognize physicians assistants

“We can make a difference and I think we’re being overlooked.”

Paramedic treated accused killer at the scene of Chemainus murder

Described strange behaviour of man with minor injuries

Senators urge Trump to expedite congressional vote on USMCA

The 12 Republican senators are warning of the dangers of getting the trade pact approved in 2019

Bill just one tool to deter foreign interference in Canadian elections: Gould

Bill C-76 is just one means to deter outside interference in Canadian elections

Investigation into B.C. legislature officers began in January

RCMP brought in months after former prison administrator started

Adair a newcomer to Chemainus at 104 years old

Not many people her age relocate, but she also just had a knee replacement a year ago

Legal challenge filed over high-stakes competition to design $60B warships

The federal government had originally said it wanted a “mature design” for its new warship fleet, which was widely interpreted as meaning a vessel that has already been built and used by another navy.

Most Read