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Football Friday on tap in Langford

Belmont Bulldogs absorbed third straight loss Friday

Winning photo for Amateur Photographer of the Year

Amateur photographer contest winners announced

Steve Dutt has been named the Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year

Winning photo for Amateur Photographer of the Year
Mediator Vince Ready arrives to meet with B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and B.C. Public School Employers' Association negotiator Peter Cameron in Richmond

Teachers strike mediation hopes rise as Ready talks to BCTF, province

Negotiators for both sides in bitter strike expected to meet as early as today

Mediator Vince Ready arrives to meet with B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and B.C. Public School Employers' Association negotiator Peter Cameron in Richmond
Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.

Vote for the People’s Choice ‘Best Photo’

Voting for the Next Generation People's Choice photo contest is open until Sept. 7 at midnight

Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.

Cyclists hit the road for hospice

Cyclists from throughout Greater Victoria are expected to raise more than $50,000 for local Hospice care this weekend.

This photography

Your Best Shot finalists chosen

More than 2,100 entries received for the second annual contest

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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of Penticton reaches out to an audience member during the grand entry of the delegates to the 2014 BC Elders Gathering at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

B.C.’s Elders Gathering in Penticton unique in Canada

More than 3,500 people attended the 38th annual Elders Gathering in Penticton July 7 to 9.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of Penticton reaches out to an audience member during the grand entry of the delegates to the 2014 BC Elders Gathering at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Swan Lake goes batty

Saanich’s Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary flies into summer with an event that’s all about bats.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Lambrick community fair; Volunteers in the garden

Lambrick Park secondary hosts a spring fair on May 22; Horticulture Centre seeks volunteer for ornamental grass garden

COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Lambrick Park expands; Saanich, Camosun seek award nominees; Garage sale at Gordon Head Rec

Community news in Saanich this week covers a park purchase, award ceremonies and a large garage sale

Kidney Foundation hosts transplant forum to kick off anniversary year

Victoria chapter of national organization has weekend event at Camosun College Interurban to discuss kidney transplants

Green MP to speak to Saanich community

Elizabeth May (Saanich-Gulf Islands) will talk at two community association meetings next week

Family in need after devastating house fire

Trust fund set up, donations accepted for young family that lost their home in Saanich fire last week

UVic’s Department of Theatre hosts weekend open house

Event aimed to give prospective students a taste of what the school has to offer

Toss a fish for Mount Doug

Annual salmon carcass toss to feed the Saanich park's ecosystem happens Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Jail or bail; Lambrick Preschool open house; Lions Club dinner-dance

Community briefs from the Jan. 29, 2014 edition of the Saanich News

Local food networking event Monday

Former agriculture minister Corky Evans will give the keynote speach at this year’s Meet Your Maker event

Four-year-old Boston Mott studies bones on the “touch table” at Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary.

Photo – In touch with nature

Guests to the sanctuary are welcome to study the turtle, the bee hive, garter snakes, toads and other creatures

Four-year-old Boston Mott studies bones on the “touch table” at Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary.

Photo – Songs for the season

Members of the Claremont secondary school choir, under the direction of teacher Jessica English, sing Christmas carols

Farmer Mike Nyberg checks the broccoli after the cold weather in one of his greenhouses on Haliburton Farm in Saanich.

Photo – Winter fresh

Mike Nyberg checks the broccoli after the cold weather in one of his greenhouses on Haliburton Farm in Saanich.

Farmer Mike Nyberg checks the broccoli after the cold weather in one of his greenhouses on Haliburton Farm in Saanich.