Devon MacKenzie

After sustaining injuries in both hands

Dillon Morrison gets back in the saddle

Local downhill mountain biker back behind the handlebars after major injury

After sustaining injuries in both hands
Kenny Podmore is encouraging people to bring thank you signs to the Sidney Fire Department’s 100th anniversary parade this weekend.

Saying thank you for 100 years of service

Sidney Town Councillor Kenny Podmore is asking the public to show their gratitude for local firefighters this weekend

Kenny Podmore is encouraging people to bring thank you signs to the Sidney Fire Department’s 100th anniversary parade this weekend.
Jill Walker is the organizer behind this year’s new Brentwood Community Market.

Pocket market springs up in Brentwood

This is the third installment in a series covering the variety of summer markets on the Saanich Peninsula

Jill Walker is the organizer behind this year’s new Brentwood Community Market.
President of the Victoria Boys and Girls Club Shannon Russell (left) stands with Executive Director Dalyce Dixon

Boys and Girls break ground in Brentwood

Boys and Girls Club to build 1,400 sq. ft. building this year

President of the Victoria Boys and Girls Club Shannon Russell (left) stands with Executive Director Dalyce Dixon
The Peninsula Players opened their latest show

Cirque du Chablis takes the stage at Muse

Peninsula Players’ latest show opened last weekend

The Peninsula Players opened their latest show

Sidney calendars on sale

Calendar features images from local photographers

Devon MacKenzie/News staff                        Linda Smith and her Diabetic Assistance Dog Juno.

A friend indeed

Juno, Linda Smith’s Diabetic Alert Dog Guide, is always on duty

Devon MacKenzie/News staff                        Linda Smith and her Diabetic Assistance Dog Juno.
Kenny Podmore (right) stands with James Bogusz from the Victoria Airport Authority at one of the new Heartsmart signs which were installed along the multi use path around the airport.

Heartsmart expands to Flight Path

New signage along the airport’s nine kilometre Flight Path reminds users of the importance of keeping fit and healthy

Kenny Podmore (right) stands with James Bogusz from the Victoria Airport Authority at one of the new Heartsmart signs which were installed along the multi use path around the airport.
There is always a large turnout at the North Saanich Farm Market.

MARKET TO MARKET SERIES: North Saanich Farm Market is a fixture

The North Saanich Farm Market has become a Saturday morning fixture in the Deep Cove community say organizers

There is always a large turnout at the North Saanich Farm Market.
A group of young athletes were treated to a special meal at Tsawout First Nation before they headed to Regina this week for the North American Indigenous Games.

Peninsula youth representing B.C. at Indigenous Games

Games taking place throughout the week in Regina, Sask.

A group of young athletes were treated to a special meal at Tsawout First Nation before they headed to Regina this week for the North American Indigenous Games.
Bev Elder of the Sidney Lions Food Bank is asking the public to lend a helping hand after a larger-than-normal demand by local families for the food bank’s help this summer.

Food bank short on supplies

Unplanned early summer vacation meant there were more kids at home

Bev Elder of the Sidney Lions Food Bank is asking the public to lend a helping hand after a larger-than-normal demand by local families for the food bank’s help this summer.
There’s plenty of local produce

MARKET TO MARKET SERIES: Peninsula Country Market

This is the first part in a series covering the variety of summer markets on the Saanich Peninsula

There’s plenty of local produce
Mikayla Milne was the recipient of a scholarship from CIBC last month.

Saanich Peninsula student scores scholarship

Stelly’s Secondary School student Mikayla Milne was recently awarded a scholarship from CIBC

Mikayla Milne was the recipient of a scholarship from CIBC last month.
A Midsummer Night of Music presented by St. Paul’s United Church will feature Gerald Morin (cellist with Montreal Symphony Orchestra)

Trio to play at St. Paul’s Church

Midsummer Night of Music welcomes three classical musicians

A Midsummer Night of Music presented by St. Paul’s United Church will feature Gerald Morin (cellist with Montreal Symphony Orchestra)
Amy Wellburn is in Kentucky this week competing in the North American Junior Young Rider Championships.

Dressage rider from the Island off to Kentucky

North Saanich’s Amy Wellburn at North American championships for young riders

Amy Wellburn is in Kentucky this week competing in the North American Junior Young Rider Championships.
Jill Dickau (left) and Gulf Islands National Park Interpreter Robyn Sealy test out the new Explora app at Sidney Spit.

Get your island-hopping app

New Explora Trail App offers park users a self-guided tour of Sidney Spit

Jill Dickau (left) and Gulf Islands National Park Interpreter Robyn Sealy test out the new Explora app at Sidney Spit.
Peninsula Track athlete Ben Sammons is headed to the B.C. Summer Games this week in Nanaimo along with a dozen other athletes from the Saanich Peninsula competing in different sports.

Peninsula athletes headed for Summer Games

Over a dozen young athletes from the Saanich Peninsula are headed to the B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo this week

Peninsula Track athlete Ben Sammons is headed to the B.C. Summer Games this week in Nanaimo along with a dozen other athletes from the Saanich Peninsula competing in different sports.
Peninsula Track masters athlete Danny Daniels poses with a javelin.

SENIORS IN FOCUS: Local masters athletes keeping young at heart

Peninsula Track athlete Danny Daniels has no plans of slowing down anytime soon

Peninsula Track masters athlete Danny Daniels poses with a javelin.

Ford and Friends Show and Shine coming soon

The 34th Annual Fords and Friends Car Show and Shine is coming to Heritage Acres this month

Not everyone is happy with the efforts of the farm.

Farm hit with a civil suit

District of Central Saanich files claim against Woodwynn Farm

Not everyone is happy with the efforts of the farm.