Kevin Menz

Sisters four-year-old Aubrey Berry and six-year-old Chloe Berry were found dead in their father’s apartment in Oak Bay on Christmas Day 2017. Their father Andrew Berry is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in their deaths. (Submitted photo)

Neighbour details hearing ‘thuds’ the day girls found dead in Oak Bay

Jury at double-murder trial hears from Andrew Berry’s neighbour

Sisters four-year-old Aubrey Berry and six-year-old Chloe Berry were found dead in their father’s apartment in Oak Bay on Christmas Day 2017. Their father Andrew Berry is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in their deaths. (Submitted photo)
Fencing encloses a lot under development in the 1100-block of Fairfield’s Chapman Street on July 9 in Victoria. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)

Fairfield plan, council motion create ‘uncertainty’ for average reader: councillor

Public hearing on Victoria neighbourhood plan delayed until September

Fencing encloses a lot under development in the 1100-block of Fairfield’s Chapman Street on July 9 in Victoria. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
Victoria car show’s ferry event a highlight for arriving hot-rodders

Victoria car show’s ferry event a highlight for arriving hot-rodders

Grand opening event one of several planned for Northwest Deuce Days

Victoria car show’s ferry event a highlight for arriving hot-rodders
A water main break shown here on Langford’s Goldstream Avenue in February displaced residents and caused flooding. According to the city, another water main break in the area Thursday affected one of the same homes flooded in February. (File photo: Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)

Recent water main break leads to second flooding in Langford home

Home was one of several affected in February water main break

A water main break shown here on Langford’s Goldstream Avenue in February displaced residents and caused flooding. According to the city, another water main break in the area Thursday affected one of the same homes flooded in February. (File photo: Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
Fifty-one-year-old Roland Huetzelmann died in hospital Jan. 15, 2017, days after he fell while working on a residential building on Quadra Street. (Submitted)

Saanich worker’s death in 2017 lands employer $7,900 fine

WorkSafeBC details penalty, the second of three fines for fall protection violations

Fifty-one-year-old Roland Huetzelmann died in hospital Jan. 15, 2017, days after he fell while working on a residential building on Quadra Street. (Submitted)
Paul Pudwell, owner of Sooke Coastal Explorations, captured video Tuesday morning of a surfaced submarine in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. (Facebook/Paul Pudwell)

‘Definitely unique’: Video captures surfaced submarine south of Vancouver Island

Video viewed more than 6,000 times in less than 24 hours

Paul Pudwell, owner of Sooke Coastal Explorations, captured video Tuesday morning of a surfaced submarine in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. (Facebook/Paul Pudwell)
Expect close to 100 breweries and offerings from coast to coast at this year’s Great Canadian Beer Festival, Joe Wiebe, co-founder of the Victoria Beer Society, announced Tuesday at Cascadia Liquor on Quadra Street. His group is hosting the event for the first time this year. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)

‘Coast to coast’: New Beer Fest hosts promise breweries from east to west

Close to 100 brewers to participate in Great Canadian Beer Festival in Victoria

Expect close to 100 breweries and offerings from coast to coast at this year’s Great Canadian Beer Festival, Joe Wiebe, co-founder of the Victoria Beer Society, announced Tuesday at Cascadia Liquor on Quadra Street. His group is hosting the event for the first time this year. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
Stock photo of a deer. (Photo contributed by Jim Cuthbert)

Aggressive doe chases Oak Bay woman and her dog

Deer in Oak Bay don’t fear people, conservation officer says

Stock photo of a deer. (Photo contributed by Jim Cuthbert)
A handful of classic cars were stationed at Victoria’s Hotel Grand Pacific on Friday as a preview for the July 18-21 Northwest Deuce Days, which, with its marquee event July 21, will see nearly 1,400 cars showcased throughout the city’s downtown. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
A handful of classic cars were stationed at Victoria’s Hotel Grand Pacific on Friday as a preview for the July 18-21 Northwest Deuce Days, which, with its marquee event July 21, will see nearly 1,400 cars showcased throughout the city’s downtown. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
Deck was ‘engulfed’ in flames, neighbour says of Esquimalt house fire

Deck was ‘engulfed’ in flames, neighbour says of Esquimalt house fire

No injuries; unaccounted-for dog safe, according to fire chief

Deck was ‘engulfed’ in flames, neighbour says of Esquimalt house fire
Sisters four-year-old Aubrey Berry and six-year-old Chloe Berry were found dead in their father’s apartment in Oak Bay on Christmas Day 2017. Their father, Andrew Berry, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in their deaths. (Submitted photo)

Oak Bay father charged with murder did not mention daughters while in hospital: RCMP corporal

Defence asks if Oak Bay father accused in deaths confessed while in hospital

Sisters four-year-old Aubrey Berry and six-year-old Chloe Berry were found dead in their father’s apartment in Oak Bay on Christmas Day 2017. Their father, Andrew Berry, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in their deaths. (Submitted photo)
The Royal B.C. Museum gift shop — the Royal Museum Shop — in Victoria is auditing its suppliers following a Facebook post from local artist Richard Hunt. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)

Facebook post questioning Indigenous artwork prompts gift-shop response

Royal Museum Shop backs policy but commits to supplier audit

The Royal B.C. Museum gift shop — the Royal Museum Shop — in Victoria is auditing its suppliers following a Facebook post from local artist Richard Hunt. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
A sign informing customers of a temporarily closure sits outside Recyclistas Bike Shop in Saanich on July 2, following a fire at the shop. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)

Recyclistas temporarily closed after fire

Bike shop on Galloping Goose expected to be closed for a few weeks

A sign informing customers of a temporarily closure sits outside Recyclistas Bike Shop in Saanich on July 2, following a fire at the shop. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
Cyclist injured after hitting fawn on Munn Road

Cyclist injured after hitting fawn on Munn Road

A cyclist was taken to hospital after running into a deer on…

Cyclist injured after hitting fawn on Munn Road
Trish Mara, from Victoria, will make her Pan American Games debut at the 2019 competition in Lima, Peru. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)

Victoria rower Trish Mara ready for Pan Am debut

Returning from injury, 29-year-old sets sights on podium

Trish Mara, from Victoria, will make her Pan American Games debut at the 2019 competition in Lima, Peru. (Kevin Menz/News Staff)
Nicolas Fedrigo, from Saanich, was presented with a Weston Youth Innovation Award prize on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Toronto for a spinal surgery tool he redesigned. (Ontario Science Centre)

Saanich teen racks up another award for redesigned spinal probe

Nicolas Fedrigo presented with second-place Weston prize

Nicolas Fedrigo, from Saanich, was presented with a Weston Youth Innovation Award prize on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Toronto for a spinal surgery tool he redesigned. (Ontario Science Centre)
Seal pup rescued from Willows Beach responding well to treatment

Seal pup rescued from Willows Beach responding well to treatment

Pup ‘bright and alert’ but still in intensive care

Seal pup rescued from Willows Beach responding well to treatment
VIDEO: Oak Bay celebrates Canada Day early (and photos)

VIDEO: Oak Bay celebrates Canada Day early (and photos)

Dozens pack municipal hall lawn for annual event

VIDEO: Oak Bay celebrates Canada Day early (and photos)
FILE- In this Aug. 13, 2015, file photo, a plastic bottle lies among other debris washed ashore on the Indian Ocean beach in Uswetakeiyawa, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)

Oak Bay throws support behind call to increase bottle-deposit rates

Resolution backs Ocean Legacy request to province of B.C.

FILE- In this Aug. 13, 2015, file photo, a plastic bottle lies among other debris washed ashore on the Indian Ocean beach in Uswetakeiyawa, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)
Oak Bay council unanimously passed a resolution June 24 calling for the British Columbia government to consider the average home value within a municipality or region when determining the threshold for the provincial homeowner grant. (File photo)

Rising property values jeopardize Oak Bay homeowner grants

Oak Bay council calls for province to consider local market conditions

Oak Bay council unanimously passed a resolution June 24 calling for the British Columbia government to consider the average home value within a municipality or region when determining the threshold for the provincial homeowner grant. (File photo)