Ragnar Haagen

Ragnar posted 37 stories to Boundary Creek Times.
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Slay the ‘energy vampires’ lurking at home: BC Hydro

A recent survey found the average home has more than 25 devices that draw power, even when they’re turned off.

  • Oct 19th, 2017 10:30am

Heavy rain causes flooding in small B.C. First Nation community

The tiny hamlet of Kingcome Inlet is underwater after Monday night’s storm

  • Oct 17th, 2017 2:30pm

PHOTOS: Winners of the BC SCPA wildlife contest

Three finalists in the Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest hail from Vancouver Island.

  • Oct 12th, 2017 11:15am

VIDEO: Drone footage shows wolf vs. moose fight in Canada

The video was taken in northern Ontario and posted to YouTube by Dan Nystedt.

  • Oct 12th, 2017 9:30am

BC Ferries restricts passengers from lower vehicle decks

The new regulations will no longer allow passengers to remain in their vehicles on closed car decks.

  • Oct 11th, 2017 9:30am

Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

  • Oct 10th, 2017 10:00am

Free pumpkin spice lattes at 7/11

Popular convenience store is getting in on the October action with free tasters this Wednesday

  • Oct 9th, 2017 6:30am

Victoria man reunited with Las Vegas men who saved his life

Sheldon Mack was pulled to safety by an off-duty paramedic and driven to hospital by a Armed Forces veteran.

  • Oct 5th, 2017 9:30am

PHOTOS: Aurora Borealis light up night sky above B.C.

The northern lights were out in full effect Wednesday night throughout much of the province.

  • Sep 28th, 2017 10:30am

Toronto Raptors open training camp at University of Victoria

The team will play an intra-squad game open to the public on Thursday, but tickets have already sold out.

  • Sep 26th, 2017 3:00pm

RCMP wraps up investigation into tainted milk

Investigators say it is unknown how the foreign objects came to be inside the milk jugs and there is no evidence of criminality.

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:00am

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

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

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

Police believe there are more sex assault victims in Kootenays

Harry Charles Sadd of Victoria currently faces 23 counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual assault against young boys.

  • Aug 30th, 2017 12:30pm

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