Natalie North

Christmas hamper drive continues

Contributions, spin-off parties welcomed

Riding a relief from severe allergies

Pennies for Presents buoys Children’s Health Foundation

Diva’s diaries revealed

Kirsten Van Ritzen launches The Comedy Diva Diaries, Dec. 7

Tracking tsunami debris in the hands of citizens

Masses of debris from Japan expected to hit West Coast over Christmas

Haliburton community farm thrives, 10 years on

A lot has changed over the decade Haliburton Community Organic Farm has operated six gardens on seven acres of Saanich land in Cordova Bay.

Play with a dog, lose exam stress

Twenty-one dogs, from Edie a pug-miniature pinscher, to Frost, a Kuvasz the size of a donkey, greeted a constant stream of students

Seeking science in the sewage

UVic scientist attempts to separate effects of effluent from politics of poop

Students set to save as textbooks go digital

B.C. leads way in creation of open textbooks for post-secondary education

Need advice on sexual health? Look to Saanich

Popular Fort Street sexual health clinic relocating to High Quadra

Dunahees share story of lost son

New book touches on struggles and continued hope, now 22 years after Michael disappeared

Saanich celebrates 20 years as stewards of Mount Doug

On Thursday, the district unveiled a version of the constitution engraved on a towering rock at the park’s main entrance

Canada’s most comprehensive health survey underway at UVic

Vancouver Island’s chief medical health officer sits inside a soundproof hearing booth with a smile on his face.

Court Friday for man accused of attack at Red Lion

The Red Lion Inn’s manager is set to make his first court appearance Friday

Seniors beware: phone scammers unrelenting

A Saanich senior is sending out a warning to other seniors after having thwarted a telephone scammer.

Mount Doug park still holds a few mysteries

District of Saanich celebrates 20 years overseeing the park

Island’s top chefs face off at annual challenge

The Island’s best chefs will converge in Saanich on Sunday to face off for top culinary honours.

Swab Mob events target optimal stem cell donors

Last February, Shelley Eaves got the kind of news no one ever wants to hear: her cancer had returned.

Tolerated, but not accepted

Discrimination the day-to-day norm for transgender people

Schools honoured for National Philanthropy Day

Reynolds secondary recognized for Tour de Rock fundraising

Curtain falls on beloved arts venue

Fort Café to close in December; owners hope to channel outpouring of community support into new location