Charla Huber

Saanich Olympian Gillian Carleton learned  track cycling at the Juan de Fuca velodrome in 2011 on a rental bike. Last summer she won a bronze medal in track cycling team pursuit at the London Olympics.

PISE donates bikes for velodrome

There are now more bikes to go around at the Juan de Fuca velodrome.

Saanich Olympian Gillian Carleton learned  track cycling at the Juan de Fuca velodrome in 2011 on a rental bike. Last summer she won a bronze medal in track cycling team pursuit at the London Olympics.
Jasminder Bhandal

Garrison keeps fighting for Saanich woman

MP Randall Garrison fights for senior to stay in Greater Victoria

Jasminder Bhandal
Charlene Chambers checks on her son Asher who has been staying at Victoria General Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit since Jan. 15.

Variety keeps babies warm In View Royal

Variety the Children's Charity makes a $123,000 donation to West Shore hospital

Charlene Chambers checks on her son Asher who has been staying at Victoria General Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit since Jan. 15.

Column: Recycling alone is not enough

Residents can go a lot further than using blue bin

Erik Spaven

Star player as modest as skilled

Standing six-foot-five he is the tallest on his team and is known for 26-points per game.

Erik Spaven
Employees including Mo Aref

UPDATE: Best Buy stores in Saanich, Langford shut down

Electronics merchandiser closes all three Island locations, cuts 15 Future Shop and Best Buy stores across Canada

Employees including Mo Aref
Pam Truscott-White and Ted Truscott celebrate their langford dojo's 20 year anniversary.

Langford dojo turns 20

Ted Truscott and his wife Pam Truscott-White are celebrating a 20-year anniversary of their Langford dojo.

Pam Truscott-White and Ted Truscott celebrate their langford dojo's 20 year anniversary.
The West Shore Wolves block the net from a puck and a player at the Jan. 16  game against the Saanich Braves.  The Wolves took home the win 8-1.

Wolves howling for third place finish

The Westshore Wolves have success in first season bringing junior-B hockey back to the West Shore.

The West Shore Wolves block the net from a puck and a player at the Jan. 16  game against the Saanich Braves.  The Wolves took home the win 8-1.
Metchosin farmer Dieter Eisenhawer is surprised to find that slugs have gotten into his organically grown strawberries. Eisenhawer has been growing organic produce for more than 20 years and is pleased that Metchosin has banned the growing of all genetically modified organisms.

Metchosin envisions GMO-free Island

District encouraging coastal ban on genetically modified organisms

Metchosin farmer Dieter Eisenhawer is surprised to find that slugs have gotten into his organically grown strawberries. Eisenhawer has been growing organic produce for more than 20 years and is pleased that Metchosin has banned the growing of all genetically modified organisms.

Lighting up with Roger

Longtime Isabelle Reader Theatre tech man lands on his feet

Jessica Jones stayed at Jeneece Place for a month last year while her son Keith Jr. was in the neonatal intensive care unit in Victoria General Hospital.

Jeneece Place celebrates a year beside Victoria General Hospital

Part-time resident, key staffer speak about their experiences

Jessica Jones stayed at Jeneece Place for a month last year while her son Keith Jr. was in the neonatal intensive care unit in Victoria General Hospital.
Jasminder Bhandal

Frail woman, family members fear her deportation to India

Family speaks candidly about concerns if 83-year-old relative forced to return to home country

Jasminder Bhandal

Animals saved from house fire in Langford

Two tenants unharmed after fire starts in kitchen of home

COLUMN: I don’t want to be tolerated

There is a big difference between accepting something and tolerating it

Randall Garrison

MP fights to help senior stay with Langford family

Langford woman told she’ll be deported in the new year

Randall Garrison

Brotherston pleads guilty in Colwood man’s death

Greg Brotherston pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Supreme Court of B.C., yesterday

Sadie Forbes

Plaza ghosts reveal tale of working gals

Vignettes address Plaza Hotel’s hotbed of history

Sadie Forbes
Jean-Paul Thuot is helping raise money for A.J. Wakeling's family. Thuot is a family friend of the 13-year-old who died

UPDATE: Boy hit by truck dies in hospital

13-year-old boy struck by a pickup truck on Sooke Road Tuesday has died

Jean-Paul Thuot is helping raise money for A.J. Wakeling's family. Thuot is a family friend of the 13-year-old who died
A 2010 photo of Greg Brotherston who appeared in person in court this morning (Oct. 14). He currently faces charges of assault. His next appearance will be by video on Oct. 29 at Western Communities courthouse.

UPDATE: Good Samaritan dies, Brotherston still in custody

A 57-year-old man died from head injuries, and Highlands resident Greg Brotherston has been charged with the assault.

A 2010 photo of Greg Brotherston who appeared in person in court this morning (Oct. 14). He currently faces charges of assault. His next appearance will be by video on Oct. 29 at Western Communities courthouse.
Charla Huber/News staff Metchosin farmer Tom Henry bought 40 tonnes of oats from a Saanich farmer to feed his hogs. He is sharing the oats with another farmer to help get them through the rising grain prices.

Bringing home the bacon: Metchosin farmer plans ahead

West Shore residents won't be short-changed despite predicted pork shortage

Charla Huber/News staff Metchosin farmer Tom Henry bought 40 tonnes of oats from a Saanich farmer to feed his hogs. He is sharing the oats with another farmer to help get them through the rising grain prices.