Don Denton

A large crowd gathered in Centennial Square Saturday afternoon to hear entertainers and speakers during a protest rally to show support and solidarity with Women's marches being held in Washington, DC and around the world to protest the policies of new US president Donald Trump.

Crowd fills Victoria’s Centennial Square for Women’s March rally

A large crowd filled Centennial Square in Victoria Saturday in support of Women's Marches around the world.

A large crowd gathered in Centennial Square Saturday afternoon to hear entertainers and speakers during a protest rally to show support and solidarity with Women's marches being held in Washington, DC and around the world to protest the policies of new US president Donald Trump.
snow covered rose outside the Empress Hotel.

Victoria Snow in photographs slide show

A slideshow of photographs showing Victoria after a mild snow storm.

snow covered rose outside the Empress Hotel.
A woman shelters under an umbrella while walking down Blanshard street early Friday morning. The overnight snowfall has turned to rain.

Victoria snowfall turns to rain

Overnight snow has turned to rain in downtown Victoria.

A woman shelters under an umbrella while walking down Blanshard street early Friday morning. The overnight snowfall has turned to rain.
A Man snaps a photograph of a spectacular waterfront sunset in Victoria

Clearing weather brings cold and spectacular sunset to Victoria

Clearing skies after Tuesday's morning's snowfall meant an amazing sunset for greater Victoria.

A Man snaps a photograph of a spectacular waterfront sunset in Victoria
Victoria Royals coach Dave Lowry instructs players during the first day of the main training camp for the 2016-17 WHL season.

Victoria Royals back on the ice for training camp

The Victoria Royals held the first day of their main training camp for the 2016-17 Western Hockey League season

Victoria Royals coach Dave Lowry instructs players during the first day of the main training camp for the 2016-17 WHL season.
Organizer Al Clark shows off his own deuce at an event announcing that Deuce Days will return to Victoria this July.

Deuce Days return to Victoria this summer

Deuce Days 2016 will see more than 1100 1932 Fords on Victoria streets.

Organizer Al Clark shows off his own deuce at an event announcing that Deuce Days will return to Victoria this July.
Organizer Al Clark shows off his own deuce at an event announcing that Deuce Days will return to Victoria this July.

Deuce Days return to Victoria this summer

Deuce Days 2016 will see more than 1100 1932 Fords on Victoria streets.

Organizer Al Clark shows off his own deuce at an event announcing that Deuce Days will return to Victoria this July.

Former Royals players: where are they now?

The Western Hockey League 2015-16 season is well under way and the Royals are playing well in their fifth season in Victoria.

Victoria Royals Tyler Soy celebrates on his back after scoring on a power play against Kamloops Blazer goalie Connor Ingram. Soy and Ingram both ended up on their backs after tripping over each others’ skates following the goal. Royals won the game, their second in two nights against the Blazers 5-1 to begin the season with a 4-0-0 record.

Royals snuff out Blazers in double header

The Victoria Royals scored two unanswered goals in the first 20 minutes to defeat the Kamloops Blazers 5-1 on Saturday night.

Victoria Royals Tyler Soy celebrates on his back after scoring on a power play against Kamloops Blazer goalie Connor Ingram. Soy and Ingram both ended up on their backs after tripping over each others’ skates following the goal. Royals won the game, their second in two nights against the Blazers 5-1 to begin the season with a 4-0-0 record.
Victoria Royals general manager Cameron Hope stands under the team logo.

Royals alumni return for WHL 50th anniversary celebration

The Victoria Royals will help celebrate the WHL's 50th anniversary with a special alumni game on Saturday, November 14.

Victoria Royals general manager Cameron Hope stands under the team logo.
Victoria Royals head coach Dave Lowry runs over drills before an attentive audience during the Royals training camp for the 2015-16 season.

Royals close training camp

The first home pre-season game will be Sunday, Sept. 13 against the Vancouver Giants. Game time is 2 p.m.

Victoria Royals head coach Dave Lowry runs over drills before an attentive audience during the Royals training camp for the 2015-16 season.
Cougars’ Kretzschmar eyes Cyclone Taylor Cup

Cougars’ Kretzschmar eyes Cyclone Taylor Cup

Victoria Cougars veteran John Kretzschmar has one thing on his mind — winning the Cyclone Taylor Cup.

Cougars’ Kretzschmar eyes Cyclone Taylor Cup
Victoria Royals #29 Chaz Reddekop checks Prince George Cougars #12 Jansen Harkins into the boards behind the Royals net during the first period of Game 5 first round playoff action at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Royals won in overtime 5-4.

Victoria Royals to face Kelowna Rockets in WHL playoff round 2

The Victoria Royals eliminated the Prince George Cougars to move on to round 2 against the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League playoffs

Victoria Royals #29 Chaz Reddekop checks Prince George Cougars #12 Jansen Harkins into the boards behind the Royals net during the first period of Game 5 first round playoff action at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Royals won in overtime 5-4.
Victoria Royals' #4 Ralph Jarrat takes down Prince George Cougars' #14 Colby McAuley as Royals #18 Brandon McGee and Cougars #26 Kody McDonald join the action during first period action during game 1 of the Royals/Cougars playoff series at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

Royals readying for game 3 in Prince George

The Victoria Royals are in Prince George for game 3 of their opening round Western Hockey League playoff series against the Cougars.

Victoria Royals' #4 Ralph Jarrat takes down Prince George Cougars' #14 Colby McAuley as Royals #18 Brandon McGee and Cougars #26 Kody McDonald join the action during first period action during game 1 of the Royals/Cougars playoff series at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.
Deion Green: Victoria athlete on Canadian national wheelchair basketball team

Victoria athlete Deion Green enjoys action with national wheelchair basketball team

National team member Deion Green is playing in the 2015 Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge in Ottawa.

Deion Green: Victoria athlete on Canadian national wheelchair basketball team
The Victoria Royals skate onto the ice for the start of a Western Hockey League game.

Victoria Royals start the WHL playoff season tonight against the Prince George Cougars

The Victoria Royals have home ice advantage in their first round WHL playoff series against the Prince George Cougars.

The Victoria Royals skate onto the ice for the start of a Western Hockey League game.
Police vehicles and crime scene tape surround the park at the corner of Wharf Street and Yates after a male body was found in the water below.

Body found in Inner Harbour

Police have retrieved the body of a male from the Inner Harbour

Police vehicles and crime scene tape surround the park at the corner of Wharf Street and Yates after a male body was found in the water below.
Victoria Cougars #21 Brett Lervold tries to get the puck on goalie #35 Leighton Williams while being checked by Kerry Park Islander #5 Chris Carpentier during first period action in game 3 of first round VIJHL hockey action at the Archie Browning Sports Centre. Victoria won 9-0 to take a 3-0 lead on the series.

Cougars Cruisin’ through playoffs

The Victoria Cougars dominate the Kerry Park Islanders in the first round of Vancouver Island junior Hockey League playoffs

Victoria Cougars #21 Brett Lervold tries to get the puck on goalie #35 Leighton Williams while being checked by Kerry Park Islander #5 Chris Carpentier during first period action in game 3 of first round VIJHL hockey action at the Archie Browning Sports Centre. Victoria won 9-0 to take a 3-0 lead on the series.
The annual 2015 Esquimalt Fire Basketball Tournament kicked off Friday afternoon at Esquimalt High School with host Esquimalt Dockers (in white) playing Duncan Christian. Esquimalt players in white  from left, Loghin Dayn, John Fernando, Jonathan Lavis and Tofi Harrouk.

Isfeld Secondary wins Esquimalt Fire Basketball Tournament

The 4th annual Esquimalt Fire Senior Boys Basketball Tournament wrapped up Saturday night,

The annual 2015 Esquimalt Fire Basketball Tournament kicked off Friday afternoon at Esquimalt High School with host Esquimalt Dockers (in white) playing Duncan Christian. Esquimalt players in white  from left, Loghin Dayn, John Fernando, Jonathan Lavis and Tofi Harrouk.

Royals road trip triple triumph

The Victoria Royals won all three games during a Western Hockey league weekend in Alberta