Natalie North

Don’t think; don’t look down

Annual Drop Zone raises $140,000 for Easter Seals

Volunteering at Abbeyfield a family affair

Maisie Riddle holds a flower-covered folder bearing her name on her lap.

Thawing permafrost to accelerate global warming, says UVic study

The vast Arctic “compost” is thawing, dumping billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere

Spotlight on Victoria talent at TIFF

Filmmaker, actress debut at prestigious Toronto International Film Festival

Saanich history tour highlights the Gorge

The Gorge was once Victoria’s playground, a place where folks would converge to take in the regattas and vaudeville shows

Manifestation of a dream

Rifflandia V brings big names, personal triumphs and Grimace tattoos

Staying calm, confident and clear

B.C. Ambulance Service guide callers through every emergency

The last ice cream at Elk Lake

Longtime restaurant closes after Sunday; Victoria triathlon company buys property

Offshoots of Canada’s grandest fig tree for sale

Jane Tice wants visitors at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific to take home a piece of history this weekend.

Art show aids health care in Nepal

Last November James Bardy visited two hospitals in Nepal and trained health-care workers how to recognize traumatic brain injury

Labour dispute on back burner for school year

The relationship between B.C. teachers and government remains on the mend, but a new teachers’ contract has put discord on temporary hiatus

A historian’s obsession with the Medal of Honor

Bart Armstrong has made it his mission to hunt down stories of long forgotten Canadians who received the U.S. Medal of Honor

Second chance given to towering tree at Ten Mile Point

Jeanette Funke-Furber stands under the canopy of a massive Douglas fir near the entrance to Ten Mile Point and chats with two cyclists.

Aging centre seeks to craft better entry to long-term care

As Greater Victoria’s senior population grows, so will the strain on long-term health care systems.

Saanich teenager earns jump wings

Wikstrom was presented with his wings by commanding officer Lt.-Col. Paul Lockhart on Aug. 17.

Transit fine-tunes bus routes to UVic

More buses en route to busiest routes starting in September

Friends support young transplant recipient

This spring the News brought you the story of Evanne Fisher, the Colwood girl who had a heart transplant at just five weeks of age

Hookah regulations adrift in a haze

Vancouver Island's top doctor issues warning on smoking vegetable products as smoking lounges gain following in Victoria

Lessons from Earth orbit

Astronaut Julie Payette reflects on her work in space at UVic Monday