Ragnar Haagen

Ragnar posted 54 stories to Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News.
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Vancouver Island company faces backlash to “fat-shaming” picture

Owner of Fresh Coast Victoria apologizes for posting photo of large man with caption “Get this guy some @freshcoastvic”

  • Sep 20th, 2017 12:30pm

Wildfire season transitions from response to recovery

There are still 168 fires burning throughout the province, costing the BC Wildfire Service nearly $500 million since April 1.

  • Sep 11th, 2017 1:15pm

Largest wildfire in province’s history continues to grow

BC Wildfire officials hope for rain, but conditions remain hot and dry throughout the province.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 1:15pm

Wildfire smoke leads to weather alert on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada says these smoky conditions could remain until Wednesday.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:44am

Wildfire smoke leads to weather alert on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada says these smoky conditions could remain until Wednesday.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:44am

Hot and dry long weekend concerns BC Wildfire crews

Temperatures are forecasted to be unseasonably warm this weekend with highs into the 30’s for many areas.

  • Sep 1st, 2017 1:15pm

Last chance for summer sizzle?

Environment Canada has issued a special weather alert as temps are expected to reach 30 degrees this weekend.

  • Sep 1st, 2017 8:15am

Campers urged to stay out of back country this long weekend

While no ban is in place, patrols will be stepped up as officials expect hot and dry conditions to continue.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 3:15pm

VicPD fentanyl series: Intelligence-led approach

Intelligence is the key to success in fight against fentanyl. Police take viewers inside the briefing on a local dealer.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 10:30am

VicPD fentanyl series: Focus on a killer

The first episode in VicPD’s web video series on fentanyl details the task at hand after 900 people died last year in BC.

  • Aug 29th, 2017 5:30pm

Actor Josh Brolin takes a break in Victoria bookstore

The Academy Award nominated actor is believed to be on Vancouver Island shooting scenes for the Deadpool sequel starring Ryan Reynolds.

  • Aug 29th, 2017 10:30am

2017 wildfire season will go down as “unprecedented”

Kevin Skrepnek says this wildfire season will go down in history, both for its volatility and the resilience of British Columbians.

  • Aug 28th, 2017 1:15pm

30 new fires in BC since yesterday

Thursday was one of the busiest days in recent weeks for wildfire officials and first responders on the ground.

  • Aug 25th, 2017 1:15am

Massive superyacht sailing through B.C. waters

The 72.5 metre pleasure craft can sleep up to 12 people and can be rented for just over $1.1 million per week.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 1:00pm

Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Vancouver to host men’s and women’s U.S. college basketball tournament at convention centre.

  • Aug 16th, 2017 1:30pm

Rare white moose spotted in Sweden

Video of the animal was captured by Hans Nilsson.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 12:30pm

Rolling Stone profiles Victoria music scene

Music magazine sends correspondent to Capital Region as part of their new video series, “The Scene.”

  • Aug 14th, 2017 10:30am

NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 9:15am

Record heat breaks records across Vancouver Island

A number of communities broke records on Wednesday as this summer continues to heat up.

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 10:30am