Christine van Reeuwyk

Panorama pairs sweat it out for Valentine’s tennis match

Carolyn Goff and Geoff Bourne win tennis tournament at Panorama Recreation Centre

Peninsula Minor Hockey players Micah Hart (left) and Jennifer Liu are headed to the B.C. Winter Games in Vernon that started yesterday and run until Sunday.

Hockey players head to B.C. Winter Games

Trio of Peninsula hockey gals head to competition in Vernon

Peninsula Minor Hockey players Micah Hart (left) and Jennifer Liu are headed to the B.C. Winter Games in Vernon that started yesterday and run until Sunday.

Central Saanich big box bylaw discussed March 21

Discussions on allowing bigger retail in Keating area happens in March

Densification feedback requested by Central Saanich

Responses to densification study questionnaire due March 5

A barge hauls a load of debris pulled from Tod Inlet last Thursday.

Waterway cleanup an effort in jurisdictional co-operation

Coast guard, all levels of government and Tsartlip First Nation work together to clean Tod Inlet

A barge hauls a load of debris pulled from Tod Inlet last Thursday.

Women’s golf at Ardmore begins

Ladies division golf starts soon at Ardmore Golf Club in North Saanich

Skip Lynn Wilson and lead Grant Marshall sweep furiously as second Jim Begg watches his throw glide down the ice during the Glen Meadows Masters Bonspiel. The competition between 32 rinks wrapped up Friday

PHOTO GALLERY: Esquimalt foursome wins Glen Meadows curling bonspiel

Esquimalt wins A division, Kerry Park takes B division win in North Saanich masters curling tourney

Skip Lynn Wilson and lead Grant Marshall sweep furiously as second Jim Begg watches his throw glide down the ice during the Glen Meadows Masters Bonspiel. The competition between 32 rinks wrapped up Friday
A crowd member snaps a smartphone photo of Sidney Mayor Larry Cross during the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce annual Mayor’s Breakfast at the Institute of Ocean Sciences on Monday

Housing, big box shopping hot topics at Mayors’ Breakfast

Sidney Mayor Larry Cross says town should embrace big box developments by marketing itself as a boutique destination

A crowd member snaps a smartphone photo of Sidney Mayor Larry Cross during the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce annual Mayor’s Breakfast at the Institute of Ocean Sciences on Monday

Schoolyard bullying still too common

Bullying happens every 7.5 minutes on Canadian playgrounds. I’ve experienced it both as the bully and the bullied.

Three Central Saanich break and enters linked: police

Central Saanich police believe there is a connection between three recent break-ins to houses in the area

Sandy McCallum is captain of the Sidney Sendial team

Reaching out to seniors in need

The Sendial team of grocery shoppers win the service to seniors award at the 2012 Hearts of the Community Awards on Feb. 16

Sandy McCallum is captain of the Sidney Sendial team
Jeannette Hughes.

A life’s worth of giving back

Jeannette Hughes wins the lifetime service award at the 2012 Hearts of the Community Awards on Feb. 16

Jeannette Hughes.
Hans Brygger is a volunteer driver with the Beacon Community Services program that gets Peninsula residents to critical medical appointments.

Making life easier, one drive at a time

The Beacon Community Services volunteer drivers win the community service or project by a group award at the Hearts of the Community Awards

Hans Brygger is a volunteer driver with the Beacon Community Services program that gets Peninsula residents to critical medical appointments.
Sidney resident Judy Beinder takes a break on the waterfront. She’s the winner of the Hearts of the Community Award for overall service to the community.

Making the Peninsula a better place

Judy Beinder wins the overall service to the community award at the 2012 Hearts of the Community Awards on Feb. 16

Sidney resident Judy Beinder takes a break on the waterfront. She’s the winner of the Hearts of the Community Award for overall service to the community.
Kaley Ram

An early start on good deeds

Parklands student Kaley Ram wins the outstanding youth volunteer award at the 2012 Hearts of the Community Awards

Kaley Ram
Service to children and families award winner Lori Orr holds Henry Down

Committed to helping families

Lori Orr wins the service to children and families award at the 2012 Hearts of the Community Awards on Feb. 16

Service to children and families award winner Lori Orr holds Henry Down

Man picks police jail cells over hospital

Police give Central Saanich man choice between beds; he chooses the one behind bars

Prairie Inn Pub keeps patrons honest

California driver stopped for drunk driving in Central Saanich

A welcome sign of criminal charges to come

Man might be charged with drunk driving after slamming into Brentwood Bay welcome sign

Sidney couple Geoff and Ruth Watkins cocoon themselves for a night’s sleep in the Hôtel de Glaçe atop a bed made of ice.

Sidney couple mini-celebs at ice hotel

Sidney man, 90, breaks age record at Quebec City attraction

Sidney couple Geoff and Ruth Watkins cocoon themselves for a night’s sleep in the Hôtel de Glaçe atop a bed made of ice.
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