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Capital Iron in Sidney will close its doors on Jan. 18, 2020 as the lease expires at the end of that month. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)

Booming outdoor sales spur space issue for Capital Iron in Sidney

Ownership continues to search for ‘suitable location’ in Sidney

Capital Iron in Sidney will close its doors on Jan. 18, 2020 as the lease expires at the end of that month. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)
Sidney Capital Iron closes its doors in January

Sidney Capital Iron closes its doors in January

The store opened in 1988 and staff continue to search for a ‘suitable location’

Sidney Capital Iron closes its doors in January
Victoria HarbourCats players, coaching staff and management visited Ladysmith last season to practice with local youth at the Holland Creek Ballpark. (Black Press Media file photo)

Taste of summer: HarbourCats reveal 2020 ball schedule

Season opens at home June 5; four fireworks nights set

Victoria HarbourCats players, coaching staff and management visited Ladysmith last season to practice with local youth at the Holland Creek Ballpark. (Black Press Media file photo)
A North Saanich home is one of eight grand prizes in the 2019 Millionaire Lottery. (Courtesy Millionaire Lottery)

Take a peek inside the North Saanich Millionaire Lottery prize home

The prize home is open for public tours Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A North Saanich home is one of eight grand prizes in the 2019 Millionaire Lottery. (Courtesy Millionaire Lottery)
Shirley Smith snagged a bright and busy spider’s last hunt before winter at Butchart Gardens. (Shirley Smith photo)

PHOTOS: Readers share a flurry of fall photos

October filled with colour, imagination through our readers’ eyes

Shirley Smith snagged a bright and busy spider’s last hunt before winter at Butchart Gardens. (Shirley Smith photo)
Val Noyes, Royal Canadian Legion poppy chair for the Saanich Peninsula, pinned the area’s first poppy to Sidney Mayor Cliff McNeil-Smith. (Photo courtesy of the Royal Canadian Legion)

Legion pins first Saanich Peninsula poppy to kick off campaign

Poppy proceeds support veterans as well as their families and communities

Val Noyes, Royal Canadian Legion poppy chair for the Saanich Peninsula, pinned the area’s first poppy to Sidney Mayor Cliff McNeil-Smith. (Photo courtesy of the Royal Canadian Legion)
Laura Miller, Janelle Miller and Isla Miller-Teuling enjoy the atmosphere of Wicked Victoria 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pedestrians in costume take to the streets for Wicked Victoria

Government Street between Humboldt and Yates streets becomes Boo Boulevard Sunday

Laura Miller, Janelle Miller and Isla Miller-Teuling enjoy the atmosphere of Wicked Victoria 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)
Spectators watch the waves at Ogden Point in Victoria during a wind storm. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Wind gusts 70 to 90 km/h expected across Greater Victoria

Environment Canada issues wind warning easing off in the afternoon

Spectators watch the waves at Ogden Point in Victoria during a wind storm. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Remembrance Illuminated will light the Christ Church Cathedral wall from Nov. 8 to 11. (Courtesy Christ Church Cathedral)

Cathedral lights up in remembrance with illuminated images

Remembrance Illuminated runs Nov. 8 to 11 at Christ Church Cathedral,

Remembrance Illuminated will light the Christ Church Cathedral wall from Nov. 8 to 11. (Courtesy Christ Church Cathedral)
A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, returns to the McPherson Playhouse on Nov. 8. (Courtesy Comic Strippers)
A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, returns to the McPherson Playhouse on Nov. 8. (Courtesy Comic Strippers)
NDP candidate Laurel Collins wins the Victoria riding during the 43rd Canadian federal election. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

WATCH: NDP Laurel Collins elected in Victoria

Black Press Media journalists catch up with the candidates as results flow tonight

NDP candidate Laurel Collins wins the Victoria riding during the 43rd Canadian federal election. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
NDP candidate Laurel Collins wins the Victoria riding during the 43rd Canadian federal election. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

WATCH: NDP Laurel Collins elected in Victoria

Black Press Media journalists catch up with the candidates as results flow tonight

NDP candidate Laurel Collins wins the Victoria riding during the 43rd Canadian federal election. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
(Twitter/@SaanichParksRec)

Saanich Parks and Rec launches online vote for guide naming

rather than ‘duke it out’ residents can vote online to name ‘older adult guide’

(Twitter/@SaanichParksRec)
Michael Silberbauer was named the first head coach of the Pacific FC during a press conference at the City Center Park Pond in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pacific FC parts ways with head coach before season’s end

Club says the parting is mutual and takes effect immediately

Michael Silberbauer was named the first head coach of the Pacific FC during a press conference at the City Center Park Pond in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
Jess Findlay, who took this photo, is among the judges for the UWSS photo contest, that will have 35 on display at Monterey Centre. (Jess Findlay photo)

Oak Bay wildlife society showcases shortlist of photography contest winners

Saturday event launches voting on 35 works

Jess Findlay, who took this photo, is among the judges for the UWSS photo contest, that will have 35 on display at Monterey Centre. (Jess Findlay photo)
Debbie Warren, Senior Engineering Project Manager (and resident of Oak Bay) presents $750 each to the Oak Bay Green Committee’s Felicity Bradley and Pamela Mountjoy of the Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society on behalf of Coun. Eric Zhelka who won the donation at the AVICC, alongside Mayor Kevin Murdoch. (Courtesy Eric Zhelka)

Oak Bay charities win after councillor scores $1,500 at AVICC

Coun. Eric Zhelka supports deer plan organization, environmental committee

Debbie Warren, Senior Engineering Project Manager (and resident of Oak Bay) presents $750 each to the Oak Bay Green Committee’s Felicity Bradley and Pamela Mountjoy of the Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society on behalf of Coun. Eric Zhelka who won the donation at the AVICC, alongside Mayor Kevin Murdoch. (Courtesy Eric Zhelka)
Marion Devitt turned 100 on July 16 with a party at Milton Manor. (Val Carels photo)

Active senior celebrates 100 years with fanfare at Oak Bay manor

Reams of medals, personal bests and a Canadian record after picking up competitive swimming late in life

Marion Devitt turned 100 on July 16 with a party at Milton Manor. (Val Carels photo)
The new Community Safety Building. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Sidney lowers flag to half mast in honour of former fire chief

Mel Baldwin died June 21 at the age of 83; served Sidney Fire for 46 years

The new Community Safety Building. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Tables and chairs inside The Nook Coffee and Tea are toppled after a multi vehicle accident resulted in one of the cars crashing through the Quadra Street side of the building at the corner of Hillside Avenue. Arnold Lim/BLACK PRESS

Greater Victoria Black Press journalists win big at Canadian newspaper awards

Oak Bay scores high with four awards in national competition

Tables and chairs inside The Nook Coffee and Tea are toppled after a multi vehicle accident resulted in one of the cars crashing through the Quadra Street side of the building at the corner of Hillside Avenue. Arnold Lim/BLACK PRESS
PHOTOS: Brain tumour walk fills UVic pathways to raise awareness

PHOTOS: Brain tumour walk fills UVic pathways to raise awareness

Hundreds walked the park May 26 for the 24th annual Brain Tumour…

PHOTOS: Brain tumour walk fills UVic pathways to raise awareness