Christine van Reeuwyk

Brentwood Bay sisters Tanisha and Sierra Carter enjoy an outing to warm up for the oceans day celebration at Beacon Park in Sidney this weekend.

Ocean Discovery Centre, whale watching to celebrate World Oceans Day

Sidney's Shaw Ocean Discovery and Victoria's Eagle Wing Tours team up to teach people about the Salish Sea

Brentwood Bay sisters Tanisha and Sierra Carter enjoy an outing to warm up for the oceans day celebration at Beacon Park in Sidney this weekend.
Gord Rickard of Puckle Farms stands beside a blocked drainage ditch that caused flooding on his property in a photo from 2011. The land became unusable as a result. Farmers around Island View Beach fear a similar result if CRD crews remove the dike at the beach

Island View plan worries neighbours

Flooding fears surface in CRD Island View Beach management plan

Gord Rickard of Puckle Farms stands beside a blocked drainage ditch that caused flooding on his property in a photo from 2011. The land became unusable as a result. Farmers around Island View Beach fear a similar result if CRD crews remove the dike at the beach
Jim Gawne on mandoquela

Sunyata sets on St. John’s vesper season

Flamenco-hybrid trio Sunyata plays St. John's United Church jazz vespers series

Jim Gawne on mandoquela

Costumes and goodies on hand at Jane Austen tea

Get dressed up and get ready to hear Jane Austen readings at Jane Austen Tea

W.J. Apps’ name appears on the cenotaph outside town hall on Sidney Avenue.

Romance, war tied to medallion mystery

Questions remain about medal’s journey from Peninsula to England

W.J. Apps’ name appears on the cenotaph outside town hall on Sidney Avenue.
Scenes from the 2009 Brentwood Bay Festival.

Brentwood Bay Festival kicks off Saturday

Parade, kids games, music and market for 16th annual Brentwood Bay Festival

Scenes from the 2009 Brentwood Bay Festival.

Stelly’s sings for theatre fundraiser

Stelly's students perform to raise money for new performance space

Get to know someone from another generation

Sidney names May 30 Intergenerational Day in hopes of promoting understanding between generations

Deep Cove elementary will undergo seismic upgrades two classrooms at a time

Vote for teacher appreciation not unanimous for Deep Cove parents

Deep Cove elementary parent advisory council releases funds for breakfast event after vote

Deep Cove elementary will undergo seismic upgrades two classrooms at a time

Residents balk at another cellphone tower in Central Saanich

WIND Mobile tower could deface, devalue rural land, neighbours say

Jade Fisher Marshall and Jonah Merriam prepare to place a tomato plant in one of the many garden plots at Countryside Preschool in the Mount Newton Valley.

Countryside child care centre awarded for longevity, excellence

Countryside Preschool wins provincial awards for taking care of Peninsula children

Jade Fisher Marshall and Jonah Merriam prepare to place a tomato plant in one of the many garden plots at Countryside Preschool in the Mount Newton Valley.

Townhouse proposal for Central Saanich needs regional approval

25 townhouses proposed for Keating area; requires CRD's OK

Dignitaries and students have a hand in cutting the massive ribbon to officially open North Saanich middle school on Thursday

VIDEO: New North Saanich middle school officially opens

Education Minister George Abbott attends official opening ceremony for North Saanich middle school

Dignitaries and students have a hand in cutting the massive ribbon to officially open North Saanich middle school on Thursday
Fab Fourever members in their Sgt. Pepper finest. They’ll bring the best of the Beatles to the Mary Winspear Centre next Friday.

Beatles band bound for Sidney stage

Take a trip back in time with the full on Beatles experience at the Charlie White Theatre

Fab Fourever members in their Sgt. Pepper finest. They’ll bring the best of the Beatles to the Mary Winspear Centre next Friday.
A mother hummingbird feeds her babies in a Victoria nest.

Internet sensations move to private property

Famous eagle pair made famous in last year's rescue operation goes offline

A mother hummingbird feeds her babies in a Victoria nest.

Turning car rear ended in Brentwood Bay

Rear-ender earns driver charge of following too close in Central Saanich

Deep Cove elementary will undergo seismic upgrades two classrooms at a time

Upgrades at Deep Cove top priority: province

Deep Cove elementary to get seismic upgrades because of high risk

Deep Cove elementary will undergo seismic upgrades two classrooms at a time
Principal Keray Wing is climbing into retirement after hanging out a couple extra years to get staff

After a few extra years, time to move on

North Saanich middle school principal Keray Wing to step into retirement

Principal Keray Wing is climbing into retirement after hanging out a couple extra years to get staff
Olive Buckingham enjoys tea in the dining room at Butchart Gardens on Thursday afternoon to celebrate her 100th birthday. The former employee

Former employee celebrates 100th birthday at Butchart Gardens

Olive Buckingham celebrates her birthday at Central Saanich attraction

Olive Buckingham enjoys tea in the dining room at Butchart Gardens on Thursday afternoon to celebrate her 100th birthday. The former employee
The Elite celebrate gold last weekend. Next month they head to Winnipeg.

Challenge gold for Elite team

May long weekend proved to be golden for the Female Island Elite peewee spring hockey team

The Elite celebrate gold last weekend. Next month they head to Winnipeg.
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