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The Seattle Times
State fisheries announce fishing closures related to impasse on salmon discussionsfishing on Sunday (May 1) when salmon and steelhead fishing season also comes t
State fisheries announce fishing closures related to impasse on salmon discussions
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 hours ago
fishing on Sunday (May 1) when salmon and steelhead fishing season also comes to a close in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The closures come on the heels after talks between state and tribal fishery managers broke down for the third... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Lawn bowlers ready to roll into new seasonThe greens at the Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club will be abuzz with bowlers tom
Lawn bowlers ready to roll into new season
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
The greens at the Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club will be abuzz with bowlers tomorrow (April 30), as opening day heralds the start of a new season in Colwood. Club director and head coach Ann Mathie is excited about the outlook for 2016. Not only is... Read more
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Crosscut
The world's longest yacht race: "no experience required”man overboard safety drills in Elliott Bay before heading north in Puget Sound
The world's longest yacht race: "no experience required”
Crosscut / Posted 21 hours ago
man overboard safety drills in Elliott Bay before heading north in Puget Sound and west to the entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, where the start of the next race leg begins. Aboard a boat named IchorCoal is Larry Garner, a 68-year-old... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Scouting group does good in their communityleft by trail users and any other objects that seem out of place in this natura
Scouting group does good in their community
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted yesterday
left by trail users and any other objects that seem out of place in this natural setting. Liam Adair, a member of the 10th Juan de Fuca Scouts troop and a group youth commissioner, is particularly adept at finding hidden trash at the water’s edge,... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
New GVPL branch opens Saturday in LangfordWest Shore district co-ordinator, said some branches can't even use bins under
New GVPL branch opens Saturday in Langford
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted yesterday
West Shore district co-ordinator, said some branches can't even use bins under their after-hour return slots. She noted the Juan de Fuca branch has to let items fall onto a mat on the floor otherwise the return slot gets too full and jams or... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Preparing for the inevitableshould a natural disaster or major emergency strike. Emergency vehicles, suppl
Preparing for the inevitable
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
should a natural disaster or major emergency strike. Emergency vehicles, supplies and equipment will be on display at Juan de Fuca Senior Activity Centre at West Shore Parks and Recreation showcasing the pillars of emergency management:... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Alberni Valley News / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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BC Local News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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Comox Valley Record
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Comox Valley Record / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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Campbell River Mirror
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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Oak Bay News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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Goldstream News Gazette
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredhours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A b
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
hours out of Victoria, greeting the open Pacific from our southwest corner. A bridge between the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, Port Renfrew offers the ecological wonders of Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, buoyed recently... Read more
8 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
Volunteers clean up illegal dumping sitesand Jordan River Resident and Ratepayers Association, also known as OPSRRA, Mai
Volunteers clean up illegal dumping sites
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and Jordan River Resident and Ratepayers Association, also known as OPSRRA, Mainroad Contracting, Hartland Landfill and the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. On Friday, residents and groups worked for more than 10 hours and collected more than 5.5 tons... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
In the recreation referendum, vote ‘Yes’On Saturday, residents in Sooke and the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area will head t
In the recreation referendum, vote ‘Yes’
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
On Saturday, residents in Sooke and the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area will head to the polls to vote in a referendum to buy the former DeMamiel Creek golf course for future recreation lands. The Sooke News Mirror backs the Yes side of the referendum,... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Letters to the editor - April 27and there is no plan to install much needed new playground equipment. It seems
Letters to the editor - April 27
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and there is no plan to install much needed new playground equipment. It seems to always be a lack of funding with the Juan de Fuca parks. Apparently, the earliest our park’s lawn can be cut is May. I feel sad and disheartened for our... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
SEAPARC land vote anyone’s guess: Hickscommission, also known as SEAPARC, and the Capital Regional District, held five
SEAPARC land vote anyone’s guess: Hicks
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
commission, also known as SEAPARC, and the Capital Regional District, held five information sessions in Sooke and the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area this month and only 27 residents attended. Sooke attracted the most attendees with 12, while no... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Plenty of good reasons to get outdoors during MayPreparedness Fair and Display, which takes place on the upper parking lot at We
Plenty of good reasons to get outdoors during May
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Preparedness Fair and Display, which takes place on the upper parking lot at Westshore Parks and Recreation and the Juan de Fuca Seniors facility from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be a great showcase of emergency responders and supporting... Read more
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BC Local News
Westshore Valkyries headed to rugby showdownsemifinal Saturday. Despite the fact his team has defeated Castaway-Wanderers
Westshore Valkyries headed to rugby showdown
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
semifinal Saturday. Despite the fact his team has defeated Castaway-Wanderers twice in the past month or so – 27-17 at Juan de Fuca and 32-15 at Windsor Park – Panga pointed out that this has been a breakout season for CW. They train hard and... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Westshore Valkyries headed to rugby showdownsemifinal Saturday. Despite the fact his team has defeated Castaway-Wanderers
Westshore Valkyries headed to rugby showdown
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
semifinal Saturday. Despite the fact his team has defeated Castaway-Wanderers twice in the past month or so – 27-17 at Juan de Fuca and 32-15 at Windsor Park – Panga pointed out that this has been a breakout season for CW. They train hard and... Read more
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BC Local News
CRD limits public access to Leech watersheddebated the need for more secure access to watershed, but a group of CRD direct
CRD limits public access to Leech watershed
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
debated the need for more secure access to watershed, but a group of CRD directors including Sooke Coun. Rick Kasper and Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks believe the area should remain open through a permit system. First Nations,... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
CRD limits public access to Leech watersheddebated the need for more secure access to watershed, but a group of CRD direct
CRD limits public access to Leech watershed
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
debated the need for more secure access to watershed, but a group of CRD directors including Sooke Coun. Rick Kasper and Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks believe the area should remain open through a permit system. First Nations,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists reveal plan to tackle tsunamis across the Pacific Northwestfault is a 1,000km-long line that stretches from Northern Vancouver Island to C
Scientists reveal plan to tackle tsunamis across the Pacific Northwest
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
fault is a 1,000km-long line that stretches from Northern Vancouver Island to Cape Mendocino California. It separates the Juan de Fuca, a 700-mile chunk in the Pacific Ocean, and North America plates. For more than 300 years, the two plates have... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: Capital Region receives marching orders on treatmentis a broad-brush approach that doesn’t take into account the special nature of
EDITORIAL: Capital Region receives marching orders on treatment
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
is a broad-brush approach that doesn’t take into account the special nature of our receiving environment, the fast-moving Juan de Fuca Strait. So where do people go from here? Community members in Esquimalt and Victoria continue to rally against... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
On the busesthe man with the boyish grin said. “I’m John Horgan.” Yes. He’s that John Horg
On the buses
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
the man with the boyish grin said. “I’m John Horgan.” Yes. He’s that John Horgan: Member of the Legislative Assembly for Juan de Fuca and leader of the Loyal Opposition. Riding the bus? “I’ve done it since about 2009, every few months,” Horgan... Read more
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BC Local News
Navigating the marine domainRescue in some small fires that they had last summer,” Grounds said. The Marin
Navigating the marine domain
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Rescue in some small fires that they had last summer,” Grounds said. The Marine Domain Awareness system continues to be expanded and will eventually include all of the B.C. south coast including the strait of Juan de Fuca. photos@nanaimobulletin.... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Navigating the marine domainRescue in some small fires that they had last summer,” Grounds said. The Marin
Navigating the marine domain
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Rescue in some small fires that they had last summer,” Grounds said. The Marine Domain Awareness system continues to be expanded and will eventually include all of the B.C. south coast including the strait of Juan de Fuca. photos@nanaimobulletin.... Read more
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BC Local News
Baylis leaving Sooke RCMPwere the friends he made, and the natural beauty of the area, as well as going
Baylis leaving Sooke RCMP
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
were the friends he made, and the natural beauty of the area, as well as going on hikes with his wife and kids around Juan de Fuca. As a watch commander, he supervised seven constables, directing their area of coverage and helping them along... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Far more pressing issues than for local watersproblems with Victoria’s current sewage disposal practices. We were far more c
Far more pressing issues than for local waters
Oak Bay News / Posted 13 days ago
problems with Victoria’s current sewage disposal practices. We were far more concerned with higher priority issues. Juan de Fuca Strait is very different from Puget Sound. Land-based sewage treatment in Victoria was not even mentioned in our... Read more
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BC Local News
Get your glass to the curbbox being destroyed,” he said. “The outcome of glass recycling isn’t what most
Get your glass to the curb
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
box being destroyed,” he said. “The outcome of glass recycling isn’t what most people assume it is.” Director Mike Hicks, Juan de Fuca electorial area, noted that MMBC audit statistics show 80 per cent of glass at the curb in the region is... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Get your glass to the curbbox being destroyed,” he said. “The outcome of glass recycling isn’t what most
Get your glass to the curb
Oak Bay News / Posted 14 days ago
box being destroyed,” he said. “The outcome of glass recycling isn’t what most people assume it is.” Director Mike Hicks, Juan de Fuca electorial area, noted that MMBC audit statistics show 80 per cent of glass at the curb in the region is... Read more
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The Columbian
Mount Rainier, Olympic fete National Park Weekbe holding its Washington Coast Cleanup April 21. People interested in cleaning
Mount Rainier, Olympic fete National Park Week
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
be holding its Washington Coast Cleanup April 21. People interested in cleaning beaches from Long Beach to the Strait of Juan De Fuca can go to coastsavers.org. There will be a chance to learn about what creatures live in Puget Sound by taking... Read more
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The Columbian
Marine debris poses risksand are the focal point of the annual coast cleanup April 23 at more than 50 be
Marine debris poses risks
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
and are the focal point of the annual coast cleanup April 23 at more than 50 beaches on the outer coast and Strait of Juan de Fuca. “This winter storms we know brought in a lot of debris,” said John Schmidt, Washington Coast Savers... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
HOMEFINDER: Tours offer inspiration for your new-to-you homehome shows of the year at the 31st annual Spring Home Expo April 15 to 17. The
HOMEFINDER: Tours offer inspiration for your new-to-you home
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
home shows of the year at the 31st annual Spring Home Expo April 15 to 17. The expo takes over The Q Centre, and both the Juan de Fuca curling arena and hockey arena with more than 280 exhibits, offering opportunities for people to see both the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Very conservative ocean summer salmon fishing seasons set to begin July 1on the water than last year. The package proposed by the state had a brief sum
Very conservative ocean summer salmon fishing seasons set to begin July 1
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
on the water than last year. The package proposed by the state had a brief summer hatchery chinook fishery in Strait of Juan de Fuca, and central and northern Puget Sound – also known by anglers as Marine Catch Areas 5, 6, 9 and 10. It also had... Read more
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BC Local News
Artificial turf field plan moves forwardfund spread over five years. The money is on top of the $400,000 pledged earlie
Artificial turf field plan moves forward
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
fund spread over five years. The money is on top of the $400,000 pledged earlier from the Sunriver Estate allocation fund. Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks has also pledged $300,000 from the Capital Regional District gas tax fund,... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Artificial turf field plan moves forwardfund spread over five years. The money is on top of the $400,000 pledged earlie
Artificial turf field plan moves forward
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
fund spread over five years. The money is on top of the $400,000 pledged earlier from the Sunriver Estate allocation fund. Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks has also pledged $300,000 from the Capital Regional District gas tax fund,... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Bayliss leaving Sooke RCMPwere the friends he made, and the natural beauty of the area, as well as going
Bayliss leaving Sooke RCMP
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
were the friends he made, and the natural beauty of the area, as well as going on hikes with his wife and kids around Juan de Fuca. As a watch commander, he supervised seven constables, directing their area of coverage and helping them along... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Plastics dominate debris washing up on state’s coastal beachesdebris and are the focal point of the annual coast cleanupApril 23 at more than
Plastics dominate debris washing up on state’s coastal beaches
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
debris and are the focal point of the annual coast cleanupApril 23 at more than 50 beaches on the outer coast and Strait of Juan de Fuca. “This winter storms we know brought in a lot of debris,” said John Schmidt, Washington Coast Savers... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Letters to the Editor - April 136 article. The cost of financing the purchase of the 23-acre golf course will
Letters to the Editor - April 13
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
6 article. The cost of financing the purchase of the 23-acre golf course will be $61,000 per year or $ 4.80 per year for Juan de Fuca homeowners with a home assessed at $400,000 or $8.41 per year for a Sooke homeowner with a home valued at... Read more
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BC Local News
Transit adjusts service for RCMP memorial on Tuesdayhappens at 2 p.m.today (April 12) at The Q Centre. Here is a list of changes t
Transit adjusts service for RCMP memorial on Tuesday
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
happens at 2 p.m.today (April 12) at The Q Centre. Here is a list of changes to be in effect as a result: • Use of the Juan de Fuca Park and Ride may be subject to restrictions and/or delays, particularly relating to entrances and exits.... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Transit adjusts service for RCMP memorial on Tuesdayhappens at 2 p.m.today (April 12) at The Q Centre. Here is a list of changes t
Transit adjusts service for RCMP memorial on Tuesday
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
happens at 2 p.m.today (April 12) at The Q Centre. Here is a list of changes to be in effect as a result: • Use of the Juan de Fuca Park and Ride may be subject to restrictions and/or delays, particularly relating to entrances and exits.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Overwhelming beauty: Almost every inch of Port Renfrew, B.C., inspires aweis so intriguingly serpentine, sharply twisting and turning its way through the
Overwhelming beauty: Almost every inch of Port Renfrew, B.C., inspires awe
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
is so intriguingly serpentine, sharply twisting and turning its way through the dense forest that runs parallel to the Juan de Fuca Strait off Vancouver Island, there’s a thrilling whiff of adventure in the air too. What lies at the end of the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Texas trip offers reminder that we’re always making historya big chunk of what eventually would be appropriated by the United States. Heck
Texas trip offers reminder that we’re always making history
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
a big chunk of what eventually would be appropriated by the United States. Heck, they even made it up here — the Strait of Juan de Fuca; Valdez, Alaska. In South Central Texas, the soil was poor, there wasn’t much water and there were already... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
THROUGH THE DECADES: For the week of April 8it will send a team to compete in the Canadian archery championships, being hos
THROUGH THE DECADES: For the week of April 8
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
it will send a team to compete in the Canadian archery championships, being hosted by the Victoria Bowmen Club at the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre in July. The club has done what the Olympics and the Archery World Championships could not,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Rugby squads face final regular season tiltspremier Wanderers hit the field for their final regular season tilt Saturday, v
Rugby squads face final regular season tilts
Oak Bay News / Posted 22 days ago
premier Wanderers hit the field for their final regular season tilt Saturday, visiting the Westshore premier women at the Juan de Fuca fields at 11:30 a.m. High school girls’ soccer hits the turf Tuesday, April 21 with AAA Oak Bay at Spectrum for... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
JOCK TALK: Juan de Fuca the place to be this weekendpremier women’s rugby team plays its last game of the regular season tomorrow (
JOCK TALK: Juan de Fuca the place to be this weekend
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
premier women’s rugby team plays its last game of the regular season tomorrow (April 9), hosting the Castaway Wanderers at Juan de Fuca at 11:30 a.m. With an eye to rugby’s road to Rio, the Canada Women’s Sevens is coming up next weekend at... Read more
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BC Local News
Sooke residents pay more for CRD servicesJuan de Fuca taxpayers will pay less, but Sooke residents will pony up more for
Sooke residents pay more for CRD services
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
Juan de Fuca taxpayers will pay less, but Sooke residents will pony up more for Capital Regional District services this year. CRD directors gave approval to a $263.1 million consolidated operating budget that includes $218 million for CRD... Read more
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