Christine van Reeuwyk

Chamber president John Treleaven

Awards to shine on ‘brilliant’ local businesses

Tasty treats from the Peninsula are in the thoughts, and on the tongues of brilliant, international young minds.

Chamber president John Treleaven
Deitrich Wille practices his throws and sweeping at Glen Meadows in training for the new youth curling league.

Youth springs eternal

Welcoming classes and kids with clinics and fun on ice is paying off for Glen Meadows Curling Club.

Deitrich Wille practices his throws and sweeping at Glen Meadows in training for the new youth curling league.
meets with a full crowd of supporters
meets with a full crowd of supporters
Mel McIlveen with his latest writings

Newspaper clippings inspire novel

Newspaper clippings fill a drawer in Mel McIlveen’s desk.

Mel McIlveen with his latest writings
Dennis Magnusson’s bold flowers are at the Peninsula Gallery where he will meet and greet this weekend.

Bold flower encounter in Sidney

Dennis Magnusson loves long walks, but not necessarily on the beach.

Dennis Magnusson’s bold flowers are at the Peninsula Gallery where he will meet and greet this weekend.
Santa (aka Al Paterson) loses his winter fur

Santa takes a trimming

Al Paterson has a chilly chin.

Santa (aka Al Paterson) loses his winter fur

Police working worrisome trend

Central Saanich Police are are asking the public to be their “eyes and ears” in the community after noting an unfortunate trend in the area. Police have seen an increase in residential break and enters over the last few weeks.

Use common sense in emergencies

In four lanes of one-way traffic on Vernon Avenue in Saanich, a pair of headlights bear down on morning commuters. With red and white flashing lights and the backwards ‘ambulance’ facing us, traffic parts in synchrony — as it should.

For the first time in five years

Party mama

Parkland secondary after grad parties are so good, kids come back the next year.

For the first time in five years

Sewer review set to start

Where did the funds come from for sewers?

North Saanich hits the net

Webcast council meetings are coming to North Saanich.

Homeless project proposed

Woodwynn Farm in Central Saanich suggested as home to a therapeutic community