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Shipyard expected to win big sub contract

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:33PM

Victoria Shipyards will soon negotiate a $1.45-billion contract with the federal government to maintain the navy’s four submarines.

Conference helps get your “financial house in order”

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:33PM

Space still available for Money Wise Conference

Cougars gear up for Cyclone Taylor sales

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:33PM

Hockey season is in its stretch drive, but one of Victoria’s junior hockey clubs is already working on its provincial title battle plan.

Parents launch school fee study

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:33PM

B.C. parents are making sure their voices are heard when the government decides how to handle the contentious issue of school fees.

Here’s a little rug-hooking 411

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Fabric is usually hooked into a burlap base, although cotton and linen are also used. The process starts with a pattern. Pre-drawn designs are available online, or at speciality stores, or can be hand-drawn. The next step is to choose the colours, which isn’t as easy as one might think, said rug hooker Sheila Mitchell. Colour theory plays a large role in knowing what colours complement each other, she said. The designs are then transfered onto the backing by drawing themfree hand on or by using a special tracing paper that allows ink to bleed onto the fabric. Each painstaking loop helps to paint a picture out of wool, yarn or cotton.

Falcons hire Louisville coach

  • Jul 19, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Louisville coach Bobby Petrino agreed Sunday to become the new coach of the Atlanta Falcons, moving to the NFL less than a week after Jim Mora’s firing.

Coach Parcells ponders future

  • Jul 19, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

SEATTLE (AP) — If Bill Parcells needs a reason to come back in 2007, he has plenty to choose from.

Rotary exchange student on tour

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Caroline Johnson is spending this year as a Rotary Exchange student in Germany.

New children’s books on hunting and fishing

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Terri Callsen’s idea of a good time is to head out to the bush with a rifle or bow and stock wild game.

College golf star has breakout season

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Mitch Gillis’ path to becoming a passionate golfer may be par for the course with other Canadians.

Swim a success

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Participation continues to rise for the Williams Lake Rustlers Polar Bear Swim.

T’Wolves off to the Okanagan

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

The Williams Lake TimberWolves enter action in the Okanagan this weekend riding just their second three-game win streak of the season. They can extend it to a season high four games with a victory Friday against the league-leading Penticton Vees.

'Cats hand Pirates first loss

  • Jul 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

OH Legion A settles for split against top team

Legion AA walks to victory

  • Jul 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

OH remains in playoff picture

NWLL runs into buzzsaw

  • Jul 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Sedro Woolley pitcher strikes out 9 in over 4 innings

Vest named defensive MVP

  • Jul 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Legion A nabs second

  • Jul 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Junior all-stars swing away

  • Jul 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Tournaments continue throughout entire month

Crabbers allowed 3 more days

  • Jul 1, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Horse Trials will host hundreds

  • Jul 1, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:32PM

Planning makes all the difference

  • Jun 28, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:31PM

Youth sailing program offers unique summer alternative

  • Jun 28, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:31PM

Aquajets swim to second in Wapato

  • Jun 24, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:31PM

Washington takes the reins

  • Jun 24, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:31PM

Oak Harbor boys get new head coach and assistant coach

Kings win tourney

  • Jun 21, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:31PM

Eight hours is a long way to travel to play soccer, but for four local boys, it was well worth it.

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