Travis Paterson

Teagan Hunt (Grade 12) and Aiden Grew (Grade 11) are the 2020 winners of Lambrick Park’s annual Queen & King of the Hill demanding race up Mount Doug’s Churchill Drive. (Photo courtesy of Tom Turnbull)

Lambrick King of the Hill wins Cedar Hill time trial

Aiden Grew sets course record for gruelling King of the Hill run

Teagan Hunt (Grade 12) and Aiden Grew (Grade 11) are the 2020 winners of Lambrick Park’s annual Queen & King of the Hill demanding race up Mount Doug’s Churchill Drive. (Photo courtesy of Tom Turnbull)
An aerial view over Oak Bay. (Black Press Media File Photo)
An aerial view over Oak Bay and the Marina. Oak Bay residents pay the highest taxes on Vancouver Island. Don Denton/Black Press

Oak Bay secondary suites study considers units old and new

Secondary suites draft report due in new year

An aerial view over Oak Bay. (Black Press Media File Photo)
An aerial view over Oak Bay and the Marina. Oak Bay residents pay the highest taxes on Vancouver Island. Don Denton/Black Press
Trinity Kettyls and Mackenzie Rigg start their 5.4km loop in Gordon Head on Sunday cheered on by members of the Vikes soccer team. Theirs was the last lap of the 270km relay that raised over $67,000 towards the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. (Armando Tura Photo)

Vikes Kick Cancer fundraiser in Saanich surpasses $67,000

Around the world, athletes virtually join Gordon Head relay

Trinity Kettyls and Mackenzie Rigg start their 5.4km loop in Gordon Head on Sunday cheered on by members of the Vikes soccer team. Theirs was the last lap of the 270km relay that raised over $67,000 towards the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. (Armando Tura Photo)
Oak Bay Village real estate agents ready to compete in the annual Realtor Food Bank Challenge, from left, Nancy Stratton and Emily Moyes from The Agency, Mark Gutnecht and Krista Voitchovsky from Engle & Volkers, and Tony Joe from Re/Max, and in front, Rebecca Barritt from The Agency. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay Village real estate agents ready to compete in the annual Realtor Food Bank Challenge, from left, Nancy Stratton and Emily Moyes from The Agency, Mark Gutnecht and Krista Voitchovsky from Engle & Volkers, and Tony Joe from Re/Max, and in front, Rebecca Barritt from The Agency. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
The old home at 785 Island Rd. is coming down as the developer was unable to find a feasible business case to save it. (Black Press Media File Photo)

With no takers to move old Oak Bay home, teardown begins

‘We tried a last hurrah,’ developer says

The old home at 785 Island Rd. is coming down as the developer was unable to find a feasible business case to save it. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Bystanders attend to a cyclist who is knocked to the pavement of Oak Bay Avenue. Witnesses say the cyclist was knocked off their bike in a dooring incident on Oak Bay Avenue at Fell Street at around 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday. 
(Daniel Opden Dries Photo)

UPDATED: VicPD tickets driver for ‘dooring’ cyclist on Oak Bay Avenue

Incident occurred at Oak Bay Avenue and Fell Street

Bystanders attend to a cyclist who is knocked to the pavement of Oak Bay Avenue. Witnesses say the cyclist was knocked off their bike in a dooring incident on Oak Bay Avenue at Fell Street at around 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday. 
(Daniel Opden Dries Photo)
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Oak Bay resident bilked $3,300 in puppy scam

Three cases of fraud reported in two days

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Cory Resilient was trapped in a cycle of homelessness for about six years before applying for residency at Anawim House, a sober recovery home in Victoria. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Oak Bay Talks goes online with homelessness

Existence Project brings Cory’s Story to Oak Bay

Cory Resilient was trapped in a cycle of homelessness for about six years before applying for residency at Anawim House, a sober recovery home in Victoria. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Vehicles involved crashes in Oak Bay from 2019. (ICBC Screenshot)
A crash on Foul Bay Road near Carnarvon Street in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Foul Bay Road a corridor of crashes in 2019

Last year, 63 crashes in Oak Bay involved vehicles

Vehicles involved crashes in Oak Bay from 2019. (ICBC Screenshot)
A crash on Foul Bay Road near Carnarvon Street in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay artist Jennifer Olson is one of 15 participating in this weekend’s Oak Bay Artists’ Exhibition, (Nov. 21 and 22) in the Monterey Recreation Centre’s Garry Oak Room. (Jennifer Olson Photo)

Oak Bay host pandemic-safe art exhibition

Art show to feature 15 artists at Monterey centre, Nov. 21 and 22

Oak Bay artist Jennifer Olson is one of 15 participating in this weekend’s Oak Bay Artists’ Exhibition, (Nov. 21 and 22) in the Monterey Recreation Centre’s Garry Oak Room. (Jennifer Olson Photo)
Two of the 2019 ArtsAlive sculptures on display in Oak Bay. Jelly, top right, by Nathan Smith, and Portal, bottom centre, by Heather Passmore, have been donated to Oak Bay. (District of Oak Bay Photos)

Influx of donated art a ‘fantastic problem to have,’ says Oak Bay mayor

Oak Bay goes from zero to 10 permanent art pieces since 2015

Two of the 2019 ArtsAlive sculptures on display in Oak Bay. Jelly, top right, by Nathan Smith, and Portal, bottom centre, by Heather Passmore, have been donated to Oak Bay. (District of Oak Bay Photos)
Francina Mettes and Thomas Schouten with the 200-page document they submitted in December of 2018. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Immigration rules could put 94-year-old on plane home to Netherlands

Saanich couple faces split-up after 45 years

Francina Mettes and Thomas Schouten with the 200-page document they submitted in December of 2018. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Million-dollar reno will update Oak Bay’s municipal hall

Oak Bay Volunteer Services moving to Monterey Recreation Centre

Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay Police Chief Andy Brinton awards Sgt. Davindar Dalep his official promotion to sergeant in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police sergeant under investigation

Sgt. Dalep in court Wednesday for protection order

Oak Bay Police Chief Andy Brinton awards Sgt. Davindar Dalep his official promotion to sergeant in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay parks employee Sean Coss was part of a four-person crew that spent Tuesday morning decorating the corner of Foul Bay Road and Oak Bay Avenue with Christmas lights. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay ready to get lit for Christmas despite pandemic

Staff start setting up holiday lights Tuesday

Oak Bay parks employee Sean Coss was part of a four-person crew that spent Tuesday morning decorating the corner of Foul Bay Road and Oak Bay Avenue with Christmas lights. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
A young man and woman were arrested when they were caught shoplifting at Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue last week. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay Pharmasave a target for shoplifters

Shoplifting an ongoing burden for village pharmacy

A young man and woman were arrested when they were caught shoplifting at Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue last week. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
BC Transit buses built at Aldergrove-based transit company, Grande West. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Passenger attempts to attack driver, forced off BC Transit bus in Saanich

Police say passenger reached over safety divider

BC Transit buses built at Aldergrove-based transit company, Grande West. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)
Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)

Vikes rally support for alum battling brain cancer

Fifty Vikes to run 50 laps in Gordon Head in fundraiser for Mackenzie Rigg

Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)
Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)
Amanda Chambers, 17, of Oak Bay High has signed to San Diego State to play water polo. (Photo from Amanda Chambers)

Oak Bay water polo player NCAA-bound

Amanda Chambers signs with San Diego State

Amanda Chambers, 17, of Oak Bay High has signed to San Diego State to play water polo. (Photo from Amanda Chambers)
Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties during his swearing-in on Aug. 31. The chief had his first draft budget approved Monday at council as part of the 2021 Oak Bay draft financial plan. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties during his swearing-in on Aug. 31. The chief had his first draft budget approved Monday at council as part of the 2021 Oak Bay draft financial plan. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)