Kyle Wells

Ryan Atkinson tries to work his way aroung Nic Coleman

Langford teens make team B.C.

Four Greater Victoria youth, including three from Langford, head to San Diego, California on Jan. 3 with the Team BC U14 squad for lacrosse.

Ryan Atkinson tries to work his way aroung Nic Coleman
Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard plugs in one of the district’s electric vehicles at a charging station outside municipal hall

Cutting emissions, cutting costs at Saanich municipal hall

Saanich squeezes savings from all corners of its operations

Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard plugs in one of the district’s electric vehicles at a charging station outside municipal hall
The iconic Dominion Observatory that holds the Plaskett telescope will reopen one day per week

Centre of the Universe could emerge from black hole next spring

Victoria stargazers will once again be looking to the skies, thanks to a tentative deal to reopen Centre of the Universe in April 2014.

The iconic Dominion Observatory that holds the Plaskett telescope will reopen one day per week

Saanich search and rescue finds horse rider

Saanich Search and Rescue located a young woman in Mount Douglas park Sunday afternoon, after a horse was found without a rider.

Veteran Saanich performer Mariah McDonald

Young Saanich actress hits the main stage in Annie

Mariah McDonald, 12, is quickly becoming a notable child actor in Victoria's theatre scene

Veteran Saanich performer Mariah McDonald
Olivier Clements is one busy musician these days

Bringing home dissonant histories

Victoria-bred trumpet and flugelhorn player Oliver Clements has returned launches indie-folk/hip-hop-inspired project

Olivier Clements is one busy musician these days

Man arrested for theft of poppy donation box

Police say investigation continues into female co-conspirator

Saanich man wins the big one

Morgan Harker knows he is one lucky man as he steps forward as the $25 million winner on the B.C. Lottery Corporation's Lotto Max.

Greater Victoria YMCA-YWCA CEO Jennie Edgecombe and View Royal Mayor Graham Hill announce a new satellite 'Y' to be built at the Eagle Creek Village development

YMCA-YWCA announces View Royal facility

Satellite "Y" will be part of Eagle Creek Village development and will provide 36 new daycare spaces

Greater Victoria YMCA-YWCA CEO Jennie Edgecombe and View Royal Mayor Graham Hill announce a new satellite 'Y' to be built at the Eagle Creek Village development
Jessica Celeste

Victoria nurses rally against health care changes

Victoria nurses are declaring their opposition to changes which they say could affect some of the most vulnerable patients.

Jessica Celeste
Sharon Tiffin/News staff Seven-year-old Sofia Mairs

Saanich celebrates community-driven nature play area

A new playground means outdoor fun is now only a hop, skip and a jump away for a Saanich neighbourhood.

Sharon Tiffin/News staff Seven-year-old Sofia Mairs
Colquitz Salmonid Stewardship and Education Society volunteers fish salmon out of the Colquitz River fish fence on the weekend

Record weekend for Saanich’s Colquitz River salmon run

Caretakers of the Colquitz River fish-counting fence are heralding this past weekend as the best in their 13-year history

Colquitz Salmonid Stewardship and Education Society volunteers fish salmon out of the Colquitz River fish fence on the weekend
Downsizing Diva owner Cathy Haynes found herself called a moving company by WorkSafeBC

Saanich business spurs new move for WorkSafeBC

A Saanich business owner’s determination to bring about change could result in a revision to how WorkSafeBC classifies certain businesses.

Downsizing Diva owner Cathy Haynes found herself called a moving company by WorkSafeBC
Mount Douglas Park Society president Darrell Wick uses the group's newly released sound map of the park to find the quietest area of the park. The group found the north-west corner of the park is the area most free of manmade noise.

Locating peace and quiet in Mount Doug park

The Mount Douglas Park Society has produced a map of the park that shows where it's noisy from traffic and where sounds of nature prevail

Mount Douglas Park Society president Darrell Wick uses the group's newly released sound map of the park to find the quietest area of the park. The group found the north-west corner of the park is the area most free of manmade noise.
Cyclist crosses Shelbourne Street just south of McKenzie Avenue. Saanich is seeking public input on its long-awaited Shelbourne Valley Action Plan

A wider, safer Shelbourne? Perhaps in 30 years

Saanich rolls out plan that keeps four lanes of traffic on Shelbourne; routes cyclists to Cedar Hill Road

Cyclist crosses Shelbourne Street just south of McKenzie Avenue. Saanich is seeking public input on its long-awaited Shelbourne Valley Action Plan

Multi-vehicle crash backs up Colwood Crawl

No injuries in seven-vehicle accident on Trans-Canada Highway near Helmcken Rd. overpass.

Cops put scare into Halloween partiers

Increased police presence throughout Greater Victoria region the primary tactic for safe fun

Langford’s new ambulance station drops to one car

Paramedics in Greater Victoria will now report to this central station and will then be assigned to an area based on need.

Choose Life Victoria president Steve Weatherbe

Anti-abortion vigils spark controversy in View Royal

Maurine Karagianis, MLA for Esquimalt-Royal Roads seeks protective zone to increase around clinics

Choose Life Victoria president Steve Weatherbe
Bridgeman piledriver Jerome Thomas

First Nations program builds for the future

After 17 months Songhees and Esquimalt Nations celebrate about $9 million worth of work, training future generations

Bridgeman piledriver Jerome Thomas