District of Metchosin

A Metchosin resident spotted a bear and her two cubs wandering through their backyard along Barrow Road on Wednesday morning. (Courtesy of Phyllis McCall)

VIDEO: Momma bear spotted with cubs in Metchosin backyard

Resident didn’t call B.C. Conservation out of concerns for animals’ safety

A Metchosin resident spotted a bear and her two cubs wandering through their backyard along Barrow Road on Wednesday morning. (Courtesy of Phyllis McCall)
Visitors at Metchosin parks and beaches will notice increased parking restrictions as more people flock to the District. (Facebook/Metchosin Fire Department)
Visitors at Metchosin parks and beaches will notice increased parking restrictions as more people flock to the District. (Facebook/Metchosin Fire Department)
Molly Buchanan and Eve Ruth await customers at the Parry Bay Farm Market. Buchanan said business has been busy as more people support local during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Metchosin farm market adapts as more people buy local

Molly Buchanan of Parry Bay Farm Market says people should continue to support local farmers

Molly Buchanan and Eve Ruth await customers at the Parry Bay Farm Market. Buchanan said business has been busy as more people support local during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Due to regulations in light of COVID-19, controlled burns will not take place at Rocky Point in Metchosin this year. (Chief Stephanie Dunlop/Metchosin Fire Department)
Due to regulations in light of COVID-19, controlled burns will not take place at Rocky Point in Metchosin this year. (Chief Stephanie Dunlop/Metchosin Fire Department)
The District of Metchosin City Hall (Black Press Media file photo)

Metchosin ‘ahead of the game’ going into COVID-19 pandemic

Fire chief asks residents age 50 and older to stay home, use community resources

The District of Metchosin City Hall (Black Press Media file photo)
Hazmat crews must be called to clear building materials containing asbestos that have been dumped in Metchosin. (Courtesy of Sharie Epp)

Hazardous dumping costs Metchosin about $5,000 to clear

Dumped building material tests positive for asbestos

Hazmat crews must be called to clear building materials containing asbestos that have been dumped in Metchosin. (Courtesy of Sharie Epp)
A closeup look at a Northern Saw-Whet Owl, one of thousands that have been banded at the Rocky Point Bird Observatory. (photo contributed by Ann Nightingale)

Rocky Point Bird Observatory celebrates 25 years with public walks

Open house features free walks, showcase of nearly 1,000 birds

A closeup look at a Northern Saw-Whet Owl, one of thousands that have been banded at the Rocky Point Bird Observatory. (photo contributed by Ann Nightingale)
Metchosin Day, Sunday, Sept. 8, draws people from across the region. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Metchosin Day celebrated by the whole community

After more than five decades, event draws more than 100 vendors

  • Sep 9, 2019
Metchosin Day, Sunday, Sept. 8, draws people from across the region. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
West Shore RCMP, paramedics and firefighters respond to a call Friday evening in the parking lot of Corona Foods in Colwood. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Besler)

UPDATED: Arrest made after stabbing at a work site in Metchosin

A verbal altercation turned to physical violence

West Shore RCMP, paramedics and firefighters respond to a call Friday evening in the parking lot of Corona Foods in Colwood. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Besler)
Metchosin councillor remembered for love of environment, community

Metchosin councillor remembered for love of environment, community

Celebration of life this Sunday in Metchosin

Metchosin councillor remembered for love of environment, community
Long-time Metchosin councillor Moralea Milne passed away suddenly on Saturday. (Gazette file photo)

Metchosin councillor killed in South Surrey collision

Police say preliminary evidence suggests stop sign was ‘disregarded’

Long-time Metchosin councillor Moralea Milne passed away suddenly on Saturday. (Gazette file photo)
Long-time Metchosin councillor Moralea Milne passed away suddenly on Saturday. (Gazette file photo)

Long-time Metchosin councillor Moralea Milne passes away

Milne was first elected to the District in 2008

  • Jul 30, 2018
Long-time Metchosin councillor Moralea Milne passed away suddenly on Saturday. (Gazette file photo)
A great horned owl arrived at the B.C. SPCA’s Wild ARC facility in Metchosin in rough shape but she is recovering. (Photo courtesy of Wild ARC)

Great horned owl recovering from injuries in Metchosin

B.C. SPCA asks for public’s help in funding care

A great horned owl arrived at the B.C. SPCA’s Wild ARC facility in Metchosin in rough shape but she is recovering. (Photo courtesy of Wild ARC)
Metchosin event benefits refugees suffering trauma

Metchosin event benefits refugees suffering trauma

Local group raising funds for immigrant counselling centre this weekend

Metchosin event benefits refugees suffering trauma
The man behind the figure skating music at the Olympics

The man behind the figure skating music at the Olympics

Metchosin’s Murray Anderson compiled athletes’ music

The man behind the figure skating music at the Olympics
Metchosin supports moving to three-year municipal term

Metchosin supports moving to three-year municipal term

Some councillors say four years is too much of a commitment

Metchosin supports moving to three-year municipal term