Ryan Flaherty

Heritage advocates from Oak Bay will apply to have the Trial Island lighthouse guarded under the federal Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act.

Protection sought for Oak Bay landmark

Trial Island lighthouse subject of push for federal protection

Heritage advocates from Oak Bay will apply to have the Trial Island lighthouse guarded under the federal Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act.

OB Beach Hotel partners with David Foster

OB Beach Hotel partners with David Foster

Though its namesake is gone

Blethering Place legacy drives on

11th annual car show takes over Oak Bay Avenue this Sunday

Though its namesake is gone

Local author shortlisted for culinary book award

Saanich resident Carolyn Herriot nominated for book, The Zero Mile Diet

Esi Edugyan is one of three Canadian authors on this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist for her second novel

Local author up for Booker prize

Esi Edugyan nominated to literary award, the Man Booker prize

Esi Edugyan is one of three Canadian authors on this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist for her second novel
Left to right: Andrew Barrett

Oak Bay set to shine in Fringe Fest 2011

For the first time, Fringe Fest will take to the stage in Oak Bay

Left to right: Andrew Barrett
Oak Bay teen Adam Beaudoin is biking to Queen’s University. Along the way

Oak Bay teen sets out on marathon ride

Adam Beaudoin, 17, will bike to Kingston, Ont. in one month

Oak Bay teen Adam Beaudoin is biking to Queen’s University. Along the way
Hudson Reid

Childrens’ creativity unleashed on stage

Kids create a musical in one week at camp

Hudson Reid
Dorone Smith with some of the paintings he will have on display at the Bowker Creek Brush-Up. Smith is one of three youth artists that have been invited to participate in this year’s event.

Bring on the Brush-Up

This year’s event expected to draw largest turnout ever, including veteran and rookie artists

Dorone Smith with some of the paintings he will have on display at the Bowker Creek Brush-Up. Smith is one of three youth artists that have been invited to participate in this year’s event.

David Foster, Oak Bay Beach Hotel team up

Announcement on partnership expected next week

Something fishy in the air

Mystery fish found at Newport Road auto repair shop

John Nichol is ready to celebrate his birthday and the Oak Bay Tennis Club’s centennial with a fun tournament being held there Saturday (July 30).

Club members love their tennis

Oak Bay Tennis Club celebrating 100 years

John Nichol is ready to celebrate his birthday and the Oak Bay Tennis Club’s centennial with a fun tournament being held there Saturday (July 30).

Capital Region water use down

Cooler weather, conservation help to lower usage

Dylan Sherlock

Getting out the campus vote early

University of Victoria and its students connect with municipalities on polling initiative

Dylan Sherlock
The waters off Oak Bay Marina beckon to would-be sailors

Sail away with Monterey Rec

Recreational cruises being offered through rec centre

The waters off Oak Bay Marina beckon to would-be sailors
A male bald eagle brings back some fish to feed his mate and their two eaglets in a nest in Oak Bay.

The eagles have landed: in Oak Bay

Sextet of birds return to nest in trio of spots around Oak Bay

A male bald eagle brings back some fish to feed his mate and their two eaglets in a nest in Oak Bay.
Willows Park Grocery former owner Quon Lowe

A Century of Memories

Willows Park Grocery centennial to be marked with block party Saturday

Willows Park Grocery former owner Quon Lowe

Willows Beach off-leash dog rules upheld

Summertime is not so easy for beach-loving dog owners

Gordon Wong

Seeing things from a different angle

Back alley walks provide a unique perspective on Oak Bay

Gordon Wong