Charla Huber

Animals saved from house fire in Langford

Two tenants unharmed after fire starts in kitchen of home

COLUMN: I don’t want to be tolerated

There is a big difference between accepting something and tolerating it

Brotherston pleads guilty in Colwood man’s death

Greg Brotherston pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Supreme Court of B.C., yesterday

Sadie Forbes

Plaza ghosts reveal tale of working gals

Vignettes address Plaza Hotel’s hotbed of history

Sadie Forbes
Jean-Paul Thuot is helping raise money for A.J. Wakeling's family. Thuot is a family friend of the 13-year-old who died

UPDATE: Boy hit by truck dies in hospital

13-year-old boy struck by a pickup truck on Sooke Road Tuesday has died

Jean-Paul Thuot is helping raise money for A.J. Wakeling's family. Thuot is a family friend of the 13-year-old who died
Saanich painter Slyvia Bews-Wright is displaying her work involving infamous dictators in the Metchson Art Gallery’s Monsters show.

Political anger fuels art exhibit

Being angry with former U.S. President George Bush got Frank Mitchell’s brush moving.

Saanich painter Slyvia Bews-Wright is displaying her work involving infamous dictators in the Metchson Art Gallery’s Monsters show.
A 2010 photo of Greg Brotherston who appeared in person in court this morning (Oct. 14). He currently faces charges of assault. His next appearance will be by video on Oct. 29 at Western Communities courthouse.

UPDATE: Good Samaritan dies, Brotherston still in custody

A 57-year-old man died from head injuries, and Highlands resident Greg Brotherston has been charged with the assault.

A 2010 photo of Greg Brotherston who appeared in person in court this morning (Oct. 14). He currently faces charges of assault. His next appearance will be by video on Oct. 29 at Western Communities courthouse.
Charla Huber/News staff Metchosin farmer Tom Henry bought 40 tonnes of oats from a Saanich farmer to feed his hogs. He is sharing the oats with another farmer to help get them through the rising grain prices.

Bringing home the bacon: Metchosin farmer plans ahead

West Shore residents won't be short-changed despite predicted pork shortage

Charla Huber/News staff Metchosin farmer Tom Henry bought 40 tonnes of oats from a Saanich farmer to feed his hogs. He is sharing the oats with another farmer to help get them through the rising grain prices.

Column: Get comfortable being uncomfortable.

I met a lady a couple of months ago who said she had written this saying on her wall.

NHL player Ryan O’Byrne joins Victoria Grizzlies head coach and general manager Bill Bestwick on the ice during practice at Bear Mountain Arena

Locked out NHL player Ryan O’Byrne to join Victoria Grizzlies coaching staff

Ryan O'Byrne, Colorado Avalanche defenceman, has returned to his native Victoria to coach the Jr. A Grizzlies

NHL player Ryan O’Byrne joins Victoria Grizzlies head coach and general manager Bill Bestwick on the ice during practice at Bear Mountain Arena

Brush fires keep fire departments busy

Cooler weather hasn’t changed the extreme fire warnings on the West Shore.

Colwood mother

Community rallies around Hannah Day

Even though Charmaine Partington has never met Day or her family, the young girl’s story hit close to home.

Colwood mother
Thomas Yesdresyski pulls out a tray from a hive next to the kitchen.

Bear Mountain buzzing with honey

This year marks the first big honey harvest at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa with about 500 pounds of the sticky sweetener.

Thomas Yesdresyski pulls out a tray from a hive next to the kitchen.
The popular television characters Toopy and Binoo are hitting the stage at the Royal Theatre

Toopy and Binoo bring theatre to tots

Live action, animation and giant screens add to colourful production

The popular television characters Toopy and Binoo are hitting the stage at the Royal Theatre

Cyclists assaulted and robbed in Langford Sunday

RCMP are asking anyone who witnessed an assault and bicycle theft on Atkins Avenue at 10:45 p.m Sunday to come forward.

Roy Coles sits on the Harley-Davidson he won. Beside Coles are motorcycle dealer Steve Drane

Harley Davidson finds a home

Nanoose Bay resident bought five tickets to the Harley-Davidson raffle hosted by Langford and Sooke fire departments.

Roy Coles sits on the Harley-Davidson he won. Beside Coles are motorcycle dealer Steve Drane
A new aerator is getting ready to be installed in Langford Lake. The new aerator was installed on Sunday with the assistance of a helicoper

Langford Lake gets stirred up

On Sunday, Langford installed new aerator, which replaces an older, smaller machine that had regulated oxygen levels in the lake since 1985

A new aerator is getting ready to be installed in Langford Lake. The new aerator was installed on Sunday with the assistance of a helicoper
Langford Mayor Stew Young and Sport Assist president Gerry St. Cyr encourage people to attend Sport Assist’s fourth annual charity golf tournament

Giving all kids a chance to play

Langford program helps parents who couldn’t otherwise afford to get their child into sports

Langford Mayor Stew Young and Sport Assist president Gerry St. Cyr encourage people to attend Sport Assist’s fourth annual charity golf tournament
Janel Church is in first place as the national champ in BMX for her age group in the expert division. She races for the UFO national team and trains with Victoria BMX at West Shore Parks and Recreation.

Metchosin girl rocks on BMX

Seven-year-old Janel Church has just won a national BMX championship in Langley, B.C.

Janel Church is in first place as the national champ in BMX for her age group in the expert division. She races for the UFO national team and trains with Victoria BMX at West Shore Parks and Recreation.
Metchosin Coun. Moralea Milne

Noxious weed endangers horses, Metchosin animal advocates say

Tansy ragwort – an invasive plant that has bright yellow flowers and can be found along roadways – can be toxic to horses or cows

Metchosin Coun. Moralea Milne