Ragnar Haagen

Ragnar posted 17 stories to Creston Valley Advance.
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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

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

Viral Video: Mountie in red serge chases away black bear

The video was shot in Waterton Lakes National Park in Southern Alberta, just north of the Canadian border with Montana.

  • Jul 31st, 2017 3:00pm

It just got easier to shop and ship IKEA furniture

The company has added a Collection Point to Kelowna, allowing you to shop online and ship for $79.

  • Jul 31st, 2017 1:00pm

Victoria childcare centre investigated for ‘Fight Club’

Island Health has launched an investigation after video shows children fighting while supervisors watch.

  • Jul 29th, 2017 5:00pm

Weather forecast concerns wildfire officials

Conditions expected to remain hot and dry through weekend with strong chance of more lightning.

  • Jul 26th, 2017 1:00pm

John Horgan to meet with Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa

He will be discussing BC wildfires, softwood lumber and the ongoing opioid crisis with officials.

  • Jul 24th, 2017 2:30pm

Wildfire evacuation numbers beginning to decline

More people allowed back into their homes, but threat to leave remains high and depends on weather.

  • Jul 24th, 2017 1:30pm

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

  • Jul 18th, 2017 2:30pm

Island Farms milk gets new safety seal

A large product recall at the Victoria facility has led to more stringent safety measures.

  • Jul 5th, 2017 11:30am

Victoria mother says child was burned by sunscreen

Says her son began to blister after using a spray-on sunscreen made by Banana Boat.

  • Jul 3rd, 2017 7:30am

Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria

Robert Gagnon is hoping to raise awareness for for veterans and first responders with PTSD

  • Jun 29th, 2017 1:30pm

Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers

The Richmond location was first opened in 1967 and is celebrating 50 years.

  • Jun 21st, 2017 10:00am

VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

Slow-motion video taken in Kyuquot Sound viewed nearly one million times since last week.

  • Jun 20th, 2017 5:00pm

Final report to be released into sinking of Leviathan II

Six people died when the whale-watching boat capsized and sank in October 2015.

  • May 31st, 2017 11:30am

First female in league history

The Victoria HarbourCats are breaking down baseball stereotypes

  • May 16th, 2017 1:30pm