Natalie North

Saanich-based online company gains momentum in B.C. high schools

Chatter High entices students, teachers with cash and prizes

‘Drifter’ cars nabbed for backroads speeding

Drivers who took their Western Speedway race plans onto Willis Point Road Saturday afternoon didn’t make it to the finish line.

Labour board defines teacher volunteer work

No end in sight for strike action, contract dispute

Big trophies now decorate Larry and Andrea Wilson’s Cordova Bay home. The couple won an international 8-ball champsionship in Las Vegas.

Saanich sharks win major pool tournament in Vegas

Most couples aren’t into playing mind games, but Larry and Andrea Wilson have mastered theirs.

Big trophies now decorate Larry and Andrea Wilson’s Cordova Bay home. The couple won an international 8-ball champsionship in Las Vegas.

Greater Victoria School district drafts needs-based budget

Budget exercise to demonstrate spending gaps in education

SD 61 remains stalled on Wi-Fi

Teachers’ job action slows debate on wireless safety

Luna Milly

Saanich student artist shines at solo show

Alternative school allows 16-year-old to focus on talent

Luna Milly
Amber Sandford sits in her bedroom with her binder and computer after working on her English homework. Amber has been assisted with her housing needs by the Victoria Human Exchange Society. The philosophy behind the society’s often misunderstood moniker is that every exchange between people is valuable. Its name derives from the Thomas Merton quote: “Every meeting of persons is an exchange of life’s gifts.”

Victoria Human Exchange turns 20

Society relies almost solely on donations and hardcore volunteers

Amber Sandford sits in her bedroom with her binder and computer after working on her English homework. Amber has been assisted with her housing needs by the Victoria Human Exchange Society. The philosophy behind the society’s often misunderstood moniker is that every exchange between people is valuable. Its name derives from the Thomas Merton quote: “Every meeting of persons is an exchange of life’s gifts.”
Reynolds secondary teacher Heather Coey

Reynolds’ enviro projects rewarded

Saanich high school awarded $25,000 for new computers

Reynolds secondary teacher Heather Coey
Members of the University of Victoria Students’ Society board of directors

UVic, Camosun students show Solidarité!

Post-secondary students in Greater Victoria support their Quebec counterparts with casserole march

Members of the University of Victoria Students’ Society board of directors

Climber who fell from rock face now stable

Wilderness rescue season in full swing for emergency responders

Christine Willes

Wartime farce retains message 100 years later

Shaw classic opens at McPherson Theatre

Christine Willes
Three-year-old Lucas Wolf lies on a couch next to his mother Julia in their Saanich home. Julia spent years trying to have a skin blemished diagnosed

Young mom falls through cracks of medical system

Julia Wolf spent years trying to have a skin blemish diagnosed only to find she has an aggressive and likely fatal form of skin cancer

Three-year-old Lucas Wolf lies on a couch next to his mother Julia in their Saanich home. Julia spent years trying to have a skin blemished diagnosed
Astronomy buffs can watch Venus move across the sun on Tuesday afternoon at safe observing stations in Saanich and Victoria. This undated photo in the ultraviolet spectrum from NASA shows Venus transiting the sun.

Seeing a celestial yardstick

Transit of Venus across sun won’t happen again for 105 years

Astronomy buffs can watch Venus move across the sun on Tuesday afternoon at safe observing stations in Saanich and Victoria. This undated photo in the ultraviolet spectrum from NASA shows Venus transiting the sun.

Key job to go unfilled in Greater Victoria School District

The Greater Victoria School District secretary treasurer retires next month and the district has no plans to fill his position.

Emily Candell

Saanich student wins national essay contest

Jack Layton’s tough climb to political success as leader of the New Democrats inspired a Saanich student’s essay

Emily Candell
Capital Regional District directors has made its pitch to the province to take control of regional transit planning.

CRD seeks driver’s seat of transit planning

Directors pitch plan to take over the Victoria Regional Transit Commission

Capital Regional District directors has made its pitch to the province to take control of regional transit planning.
Ava Creed

Finding alternatives in education

Despite ongoing education strife, parents have plenty of schooling options for their children

Ava Creed

Water walk offers empathy for developing world

Positively Africa is challenging residents of Greater Victoria to carry water 10 km in support of clean water

Siblings Matthew and Ella Ng peer down a nearly four-metre-deep hole in the backyard of their Kenmore Road home in Saanich

Backyard hole hides history

Saanich family discovers 150-year-old well linked to Saanich’s oldest home

Siblings Matthew and Ella Ng peer down a nearly four-metre-deep hole in the backyard of their Kenmore Road home in Saanich