Jennifer Blyth

The MS Society’s Ashley McCartie, left, and Katie Ganassin, right, present the Heroes Among Us award to Country Grocer Director Pete Cavin, Thursday at Country Grocer Royal Oak.

Country Grocer recognized as a ‘Hero Among Us’ with award from MS Society

Award honours Island-grown company’s support for MS Society programs on Vancouver Island

The MS Society’s Ashley McCartie, left, and Katie Ganassin, right, present the Heroes Among Us award to Country Grocer Director Pete Cavin, Thursday at Country Grocer Royal Oak.
The Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves are in Comox Saturday for the third and deciding game for the Island championship.

Midget Braves battle for Island crown

Saanich blanks Chiefs 7-0 to force deciding game Saturday in Comox

The Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves are in Comox Saturday for the third and deciding game for the Island championship.

Saanich Midget Braves battle for Island crown

Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves battle for Island crown

Oak Bay's Jarod Timmins faces off against Nanaimo Saturday.

WATCH: Braves finish regular season with win

Midget Tier 1 Hockey team heads into the Island championships with win over Nanaimo

Oak Bay's Jarod Timmins faces off against Nanaimo Saturday.
New book examines the design of Uplands.

Author reveals ‘what makes the Uplands special’ in new book

John Olmsted imagined a premier residential developments for the Uplands and created a legacy here and across Canada and the U.S.

New book examines the design of Uplands.
This feature from 1995 highlights the staff of the Saanich News

30th Anniversary: Former reporter recalls the early days of paper

Jennifer Blyth started work at the Saanich News in 1990, later serving as the paper's editor

This feature from 1995 highlights the staff of the Saanich News
Saanich Braves goalie Connor McKillop sprawls to make the save on Burnaby Winter Club’s Ryan Riggs in a hard-fought tie Saturday at Ian Stewart complex during the annual Greater Victoria Midget Hockey Classic. McKillop earned a shutout in the Braves’ 1-0 overtime win over Burnaby in a gold-medal re-match Sunday at Panorama arena.

Braves ice top spot in Midget Classic

Saanich stops Burnaby Winter Club for first-ever Greater Victoria Midget Classic championship

Saanich Braves goalie Connor McKillop sprawls to make the save on Burnaby Winter Club’s Ryan Riggs in a hard-fought tie Saturday at Ian Stewart complex during the annual Greater Victoria Midget Hockey Classic. McKillop earned a shutout in the Braves’ 1-0 overtime win over Burnaby in a gold-medal re-match Sunday at Panorama arena.

Midget Ice Hawks perched for Saanich run

Low numbers prompt Victoria Minor Hockey to send midget rep players to Saanich

Paul Henry Oppers

Shakespeare Fest celebrates silver season

Classics Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night's Dream will fill Camosun’s outdoor stage

Paul Henry Oppers

Classic car show at Pearkes, as Rock & Roll for Little Souls kicks off

Saanich firefighters’13th annual Rock & Roll for Little Souls event supports local families Friday, May 29 to Sunday, May 31

Seismic upgrades coming to Cloverdale elementary

Cloverdale Traditional elementary students next to spend a school year at Richmond elementary during seismic upgrading

Linden Singers set to close 35th season With Strings Attached

With Strings Attached, featuring the award-winning Emily Carr String Quartet, May 31 at 3:30 p.m., at St. Aidan’s United Church

Inmates to receive literacy and numeracy tutoring

READ Society Needs Volunteer Tutors for Vancouver Island Regional Correction Centre Inmates (Wilkinson jail)

Rosie Beale has earned accolades as a Canada West 1st Team All-Star

Vikes defender joins national team for field hockey World League

Saanich's Rosie Beale lacing up with Team Canada in Ireland this week for Women's World League

Rosie Beale has earned accolades as a Canada West 1st Team All-Star
Gorge Tillicum Community Association board member Gabe Epstein stands in the Gorge Gorge Park Community Gardens

Community gardens work blossoms at Saanich’s Gorge Park

More than 100 names currently filling the wait list for the approximately 60 plots at Gorge Park Community Gardens

Gorge Tillicum Community Association board member Gabe Epstein stands in the Gorge Gorge Park Community Gardens
The Victoria Home Renovation & Decor Show turns 30 this weekend at Pearkes Recreation Centre.

Home, decor show at Saanich’s Pearkes turns 30 this weekend

The Victoria Home Renovation & Decor Show is free and runs all weekend

The Victoria Home Renovation & Decor Show turns 30 this weekend at Pearkes Recreation Centre.
Shawn Steele

Prospect Lake Golf Club to bid farewell at end of season

After four decades, golf course owners pack it in while opening space to new recreation options

Shawn Steele
Artist Nancy Slaght stands in the main gallery at the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill beside a painting completed by one of her students

Cedar Hill arts centre explores works inspired by nature

Local artist Nancy Slaght and studio groups showcase works for springtime show

Artist Nancy Slaght stands in the main gallery at the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill beside a painting completed by one of her students
Ken and Kathy Shields (shown here in 2007) built years of memories at the McKinnon Gym. Share stories and photos of the UVic building at facebook.com/iheartmck

Share your McKinnon memories

Movement to collect and reflect on memories of University of Victoria's McKinnon Gym ahead of it's final UVic Vikes basketball game

Ken and Kathy Shields (shown here in 2007) built years of memories at the McKinnon Gym. Share stories and photos of the UVic building at facebook.com/iheartmck
The cost of living far ahead of other concerns weighing on locals’ minds

Vitals Signs shines light on Greater Victoria’s successes and struggles

Cost of living far ahead of other concerns weighing on locals’ minds

The cost of living far ahead of other concerns weighing on locals’ minds