Edward Hill

Geoff Martinson

Still running strong

Running champ Geoff Martinson returns to Sunday's Pioneer 8K for kickoff of Island Race Series

Geoff Martinson

Cordova Bay Tru Value grocery reopens after New Year’s Day fire

A glass four-door freezer unit started smoking and then caught fire at 10:10 a.m., about 10 minutes after opening on New Year's Day

Saanich 2014 in preview: Hartland biosolids plant under fire

The Capital Regional District is still at least a year from building a sewage resource recovery plant at Hartland Landfill

Leslie Walden

Recycling the technology of Christmas past

Electronics, small appliances accepted for free at depots across Greater Victoria

Leslie Walden
Mount Douglas secondary vice-principal Phil Pitre

Greater Victoria keeps students on graduation track

Aggressive strategy in SD61 yields highest completion rate in district history

Mount Douglas secondary vice-principal Phil Pitre
Justin Jubinville-Mah shows a position in a traditional form

Saanich martial artist a master of form and grace

Mount Doug student fundraises to for shot at top martial arts tournament in U.S.

Justin Jubinville-Mah shows a position in a traditional form
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence CEO Robert Bettauer announces a new running track during the institute's five year anniversary celebration.

PISE to add running track to athletics arsenal

The sports centre based at Camosun College aims to build a four-lane, 400-metre athletics track

Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence CEO Robert Bettauer announces a new running track during the institute's five year anniversary celebration.
A Saanich family lost most of their possessions after their rental home caught fire last Sunday. Neighbours and complete strangers have rallied to their aid. Tanya Burt

Generosity flows for Saanich family devastated from house fire

Neighbours, strangers donate furniture, clothing, gifts for family that lost everything in Obed Avenue fire on Sunday

A Saanich family lost most of their possessions after their rental home caught fire last Sunday. Neighbours and complete strangers have rallied to their aid. Tanya Burt

Funding slashed at Camosun for immigrant English training

The federal government is eliminating funding for subsidized English language training for immigrants at Camosun College

Victoria's Jeff Scott whoops it up after receiving a free Dodge Grand Caravan outfitted with adapted driving and wheelchair equipment

Limited mobility, but not limited in life

Founder of a charity to support people with physical disabilities, Victoria's Jeff Scott handed keys to new van

Victoria's Jeff Scott whoops it up after receiving a free Dodge Grand Caravan outfitted with adapted driving and wheelchair equipment
Under the watch of Spectrum hockey academy student Mary Harding

Visually impaired students take to the ice

Ten blind or partially blind students had full reign of the arena Friday afternoon with players from the Spectrum hockey academy

Under the watch of Spectrum hockey academy student Mary Harding
Two forested properties and a road next to Mount Douglas Park (highlighted) were created in 1912

100-year-old lots added to Mount Doug park

Saanich has added two tiny lots to Mount Douglas, but the purchase could have an outsized influence on keeping the park pristine.

Two forested properties and a road next to Mount Douglas Park (highlighted) were created in 1912

Greater Victoria School District CUPE union votes against the grain

CUPE local 947 rejected a contract which included a 3.5 per cent wage hike, but in exchange for a weaker benefits package

Semiconductor scientist and Saanich resident Henry Chen shows off examples of large cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) crystals at Redlen Technologies

The master of high-tech detection

Saanich scientist’s crystal expertise helps establish Victoria as hub for radiation detectors

Semiconductor scientist and Saanich resident Henry Chen shows off examples of large cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) crystals at Redlen Technologies
UVic music professor and tuba virtuoso Eugene Dowling is celebrating the 35th year of Tuba Christmas

Tuba Christmas celebrates 35 years

UVic music professor brings together tubists for a fundraising concert at Market Square on Saturday

UVic music professor and tuba virtuoso Eugene Dowling is celebrating the 35th year of Tuba Christmas
Const. Doug Franklin and Sgt. Alan Gurzinski

Saanich bike patrol off the road

Saanich police’s long-running bicycle patrol is off the road until at least January due to staffing issues.

Const. Doug Franklin and Sgt. Alan Gurzinski
Victoria photographer Garth Lenz was one of this year's winners in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for his 'Oil Spoils' taken of a bitumen mine in the Alberta tarsands. An exhibition of Wildlife Photographer of the Year photos opened today at the Royal B.C. Museum.

Tarsands offer striking landscapes for Victoria photographer

Victoria photographer Garth Lenz earns international recognition for bitumen mine aerial photo for Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Victoria photographer Garth Lenz was one of this year's winners in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for his 'Oil Spoils' taken of a bitumen mine in the Alberta tarsands. An exhibition of Wildlife Photographer of the Year photos opened today at the Royal B.C. Museum.

Easier access to booze drives up consumption, impulse buying, says UVic prof

Hosting liquor outlets in grocery stores could drive up alcohol consumption and have a number of unintended consequences

Mount Doug students Armel de la Fuente

Filipino community keeps up momentum for typhoon relief

Like many of Victoria’s Filipino community, Tamiko Sianen was glued to the TV as Typhoon Haiyan rolled through the homeland of her parents.

Mount Doug students Armel de la Fuente

B.C. anti-gang unit hits Greater Victoria drug traffickers

An alleged member of a violent drug trafficking gang in Greater Victoria now faces charges after being busted last April.