Carlie Connolly

An image of a sea lion by photographer Cristina Mittermeier

World Heritage Site designation sought for Saanich Peninsula’s Salish Sea

Designation could lead to long-term sustainable development.

An image of a sea lion by photographer Cristina Mittermeier
Nanaimo man arrested on sexual assault charges

Nanaimo man arrested on sexual assault charges

81-year-old former Central Saanich area resident accused in incidents between 1975 and 1986.

Nanaimo man arrested on sexual assault charges
Irish group The Celtic Tenors will perform in Sidney Feb. 28 and Mar. 1.

A Timeless tale for The Celtic Tenors in Sidney

The Irish group The Celtic Tenors will perform Feb. 28 and Mar. 1 at the Mary Winspear Centre.

Irish group The Celtic Tenors will perform in Sidney Feb. 28 and Mar. 1.
Artist Keith Levang with one of his many acrylic paintings. Below is another of his works.

North Saanich’s Keith Levang finds his own way

Levang gives people the tools they need to make their creations their own.

Artist Keith Levang with one of his many acrylic paintings. Below is another of his works.
Lego Certified Professional Robin Sather works on building a six-foot tractor in the Mary Winspear Centre Sunday.

Passion for Lego in Sidney

Robin Sather wows crowds with his large and spectacular Lego creations over the Family Day weekend.

Lego Certified Professional Robin Sather works on building a six-foot tractor in the Mary Winspear Centre Sunday.
Two of the three Saanich Peninsula municipalities want changes to the proposed Regional Growth Strategy.

Revised growth strategy getting rough ride on Saanich Peninsula

Central Saanich, North Saanich against the current draft Regional Growth Strategy.

Two of the three Saanich Peninsula municipalities want changes to the proposed Regional Growth Strategy.
The winning team of this year’s Glen Meadows Masters Bonspiel from Left Lawrence Woytowich

Team Woytowich wins Glen Meadows Masters Bonspiel in North Saanich

The results are in for the Glen Meadows Master bonspiel.

The winning team of this year’s Glen Meadows Masters Bonspiel from Left Lawrence Woytowich
Sara Lawton

Put your best foot forward at BCS job fair in Sidney

Beacon Community Services holds its annual Youth Job Fair this month.

Sara Lawton
Maureen Walker with one of her many silk painting pieces called Toe to Toe.

Silk painting with Maureen Walker in Sidney

Artist Maureen Walker will be presenting a workshop as part of the Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Society.

Maureen Walker with one of her many silk painting pieces called Toe to Toe.
Large quantities of drugs seized and $1 million cash after year long investigation.

Four charged in Saanich Peninsula drug bust

Large quantities of drugs found and $1 million in cash after year long investigation.

Large quantities of drugs seized and $1 million cash after year long investigation.
Marko Kardum tried to help out the neighbours by clearing the road with his zamboni

Central Saanich farmer uses zamboni to clear snow

With a large snowfall, Marko Kardum thought he would help out the neighbours by clearing snow with his zamboni.

Marko Kardum tried to help out the neighbours by clearing the road with his zamboni
Emma Van Wyk holds the second highest cadet position at 676 Kittyhawk Air Cadet Squadron. She is the Squadron’s Deputy Commander and is one of only a few women of the many male cadets in the Squadron. The Squadron held its Commanding Officer’s Parade last week.

Women lead the way at Sidney’s 676 Kittyhawk

Emma Van Wyk is one of the young women leaders at 676 Kittyhawk and is one of the few women in the Squadrons number of cadets.

Emma Van Wyk holds the second highest cadet position at 676 Kittyhawk Air Cadet Squadron. She is the Squadron’s Deputy Commander and is one of only a few women of the many male cadets in the Squadron. The Squadron held its Commanding Officer’s Parade last week.
Luisa Marshall will perform as Tina Turner Feb. 24 at the Mary Winspear Centre.

Luisa Marshall leads the high life as Tina Turner in Sidney concert

Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah among many accolades for Luisa Marshall in her career as Tina Turner.

Luisa Marshall will perform as Tina Turner Feb. 24 at the Mary Winspear Centre.
Residents and members of the District of Central Saanich council met to discuss various issues in the community.

Residents, council discuss Central Saanich issues

Residents discuss issues of affordable housing, cats, shortage of doctors and more at meeting.

Residents and members of the District of Central Saanich council met to discuss various issues in the community.
Participants of the SPAC mini workshops in previous years. The workshops are taking place every day of this month at the Tulista Arts Centre. You must be a member to participate.

SPAC’s mini workshops on this month in Sidney

Saanich Peninsula Arts and Craft Society’s workshops one of many perks for its members.

Participants of the SPAC mini workshops in previous years. The workshops are taking place every day of this month at the Tulista Arts Centre. You must be a member to participate.
Dave Eberwein is School District 63’s new superintendent.

New superintendent excited to make Vancouver Island his home

Dave Eberwein’s new role perfect fit personally and professionally in School District 63.

Dave Eberwein is School District 63’s new superintendent.
Left Doug MacFarlane

Annual Glen Meadows Masters Bonspiel in Central Saanich Feb. 7

Fourteen teams will compete from Glen Meadows at the 55+ curling competition.

Left Doug MacFarlane
Way North will perform at McTavish Academy of Art on Feb. 20 to perform from their latest album Kings County.

Going Way North at North Saanich’s McTavish Academy of Art

Jazz group to perform in North Saanich on their tour for Kings County album on Feb. 20.

Way North will perform at McTavish Academy of Art on Feb. 20 to perform from their latest album Kings County.
Andrea Lewis and Elizabeth Rhoades show off the importance of a work-life balance when it comes to physicians.

Peninsula Medical to serve as umbrella over Saanich Peninsula

Expansion, new doctors, patients just some of Peninsula Medical’s goals.

Andrea Lewis and Elizabeth Rhoades show off the importance of a work-life balance when it comes to physicians.
Shadan Saul Guerrero and Sunny Shams will perform as soloists for the Palm Court Light Orchestra’s Feb. 10 concert.

A romantic afternoon with Palm Court Light Orchestra in Sidney

Shadan Saul Guerrero and Sunny Shams are the soloists who will perform with the Orchestra

Shadan Saul Guerrero and Sunny Shams will perform as soloists for the Palm Court Light Orchestra’s Feb. 10 concert.