Devon MacKenzie

Elizabeth May to launch new book this weekend

MP Elizabeth May, will be reading from and signing her latest book this weekend

Dana Campbell

Topaz pipes in Highland Games

The 2014 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival runs this weekend at Topaz Park

Dana Campbell
President of the Friends of Mount Douglas Park Society

Cash influx boosts Mount Douglas creek project

The Friends of Mount Douglas Park Society have a little help in their ongoing Douglas Creek enhancement project t

President of the Friends of Mount Douglas Park Society

Column: Keep karma in mind for the holidays

Earlier this week I was waiting in line to get my daily caffeine fix at a local coffee shop.

Helen Davies

Gulf Islands National Park expands

Gulf Islands National Park got a major boost after it was announced that new protected lands had been added

Helen Davies
A large plume of smoke and flame erupts at Vantreight Farm Wednesday night after 7 p.m.

Fire erupts at Vantreight Farm on the Saanich Peninsula

A fire Wednesday night at a farm on the Saanich Peninsula drew much attention as it belched out black smoke and flame

A large plume of smoke and flame erupts at Vantreight Farm Wednesday night after 7 p.m.

Column: Food bank shelves are almost bare

Some of the most vulnerable in our neighbourhoods were dangerously close to going hungry, all because many of us simply forgot

Sidney teen Courtenay Neville-Rutherford is headed once again to the Canadian National Legion Track and Field Championships this weekend in Charlottetown

Sidney hammer throw teen a strong contender

Courtenay Neville-Rutherford qualifies for nationals again

Sidney teen Courtenay Neville-Rutherford is headed once again to the Canadian National Legion Track and Field Championships this weekend in Charlottetown
Saanich Peninsula Piranhas division 1 200 metre freestyle and medley relay regional gold medallists

Pack of Saanich Piranhas eyes more medals

Swimmers compete in championships in Nanaimo this week

Saanich Peninsula Piranhas division 1 200 metre freestyle and medley relay regional gold medallists

A jewel in the crown for Peninsula Players

Local theatre troupe celebrates its 60th by honouring the Queen’s 60th on the throne, with humour and history

Peninsula rower Patricia Obee returns home from the London Olympics on Monday

Local Olympians return home to Vancouver Island

Stelly's secondary school grad Patricia Obee welcomed home by friends, family and fans

Peninsula rower Patricia Obee returns home from the London Olympics on Monday

Greens host convention at Winspear

Canadian Green Party hosts speakers and emcee Arthur Black for annual convention in Sidney

The burnt-out skeleton of a tour bus sits at the corner of Keating X Road and Central Saanich Road Thursday afternoon. The bus caught fire just after 1 p.m. and snagged traffic at the busy intersection for over an hour.

Tour bus catches fire in Keating

No injuries reported after fire guts tour bus headed to Butchart Gardens

The burnt-out skeleton of a tour bus sits at the corner of Keating X Road and Central Saanich Road Thursday afternoon. The bus caught fire just after 1 p.m. and snagged traffic at the busy intersection for over an hour.
Maggie Hanlon won the 100 m

Peninsula track and field athletes dominate at B.C. championships

Maggie Hanlon, Casey Atkin score metals at Coquitlam track meet

Maggie Hanlon won the 100 m
The Peninsula Warriors junior B lacrosse team battling hard against the Saanich Tigers in the first round of playoffs at Panorama Recreation Centre last week.

Warriors fall short of lacrosse playoff finals

Peninsula junior B team defeated by Saanich Tigers

The Peninsula Warriors junior B lacrosse team battling hard against the Saanich Tigers in the first round of playoffs at Panorama Recreation Centre last week.
The Peninsula peewee B Warriors lacrosse team defeated their arch rivals

Peewee B Warriors crowned B.C. champions

Lacrosse squad goes undefeated at provincial tournament in Richmond

The Peninsula peewee B Warriors lacrosse team defeated their arch rivals
MLA Murray Coell poses with his wife

End of an era for Murray Coell

After 16 years representing Saanich North and the Islands, and 28 in politics, Murray Coell won’t run for re-election

MLA Murray Coell poses with his wife
The homemade canoe that caught the attention of marine unit RCMP off Pender Island. The California man paddling it across the Canadian border was arrested on suspicion of importing and attempting to traffic marijuana.

Canoe made of driftwood, pine branches used to import pot: RCMP

Sidney North Saanich arrest California man, 24, on suspicion of transporting drugs into Canada

The homemade canoe that caught the attention of marine unit RCMP off Pender Island. The California man paddling it across the Canadian border was arrested on suspicion of importing and attempting to traffic marijuana.
Suddenly Sasquatch plays at Muse Winery in North Saanich

When Sasquatch gets in the way of a marriage

Peninsula Players production begins at Muse Winery in North Saanich on July 14

Suddenly Sasquatch plays at Muse Winery in North Saanich
Annie Ewart

Cycling star Annie Ewart second at Quebec championships

Central Saanich raised Ewart places well at U23 Canadian Road Championships

Annie Ewart