Steven Heywood

Sidney's new community safety building

Sidney to break ground on new fire hall March 31

Town council, fire chief to announce official construction period of the new community safety building.

Sidney's new community safety building
George Myren

Former Sidney fire fighter uses CPR to save man’s life

Central Saanich man recovering at home after heart attack March 15 in Sidney restaurant.

George Myren
Members of Parks Canada and the Greater Victoria Green Team were at Sidney Spit park March 12

Eco volunteers help remove invasive species from Sidney Spit park

The Greater Victoria Green Team worked with Parks Canada staff.

Members of Parks Canada and the Greater Victoria Green Team were at Sidney Spit park March 12
Carol Whitehouse from Sidney’s Visitor Information Centre shows off one of the BIA’s umbrellas from a program back in 2013.

Sidney BIA gets a second five-year term

SBIA passes counter-petition with majority support.

Carol Whitehouse from Sidney’s Visitor Information Centre shows off one of the BIA’s umbrellas from a program back in 2013.

OUR VIEW: Second chance society

Canada’s justice system has a kind of “second chance” element built into it.

CATSA spokesperson Mathieu Larocque points to one of the many items security staff at the Victoria International Airport take from passengers in the course of a single week.

Victoria airport security finds weapons, tools and even a beer

Seized items on display a reminder to passengers of what not to bring to their next flight.

CATSA spokesperson Mathieu Larocque points to one of the many items security staff at the Victoria International Airport take from passengers in the course of a single week.
Horse found a way to escape from its North Saanich pen

Dog pepper sprayed on Sidney’s waterfront walkway

Police investigating and would like to speak to man involved.

Horse found a way to escape from its North Saanich pen
Lily Jenson of Victoria works on her Lego creation during Family Day in 2016.

Sidney events group earns praise from local leaders

SEAG continues to promote local events, create ideas for new ones.

Lily Jenson of Victoria works on her Lego creation during Family Day in 2016.

OUR VIEW: The art of discovery

Sidney councillor Barbara Fallot is probably right: arts endeavours on the Saanich Peninsula are probably under-appreciated.

The proposed Sidney Crossing commercial development. The proposed pedestrian crossing (left) has been moved in the plans to a sport further north.

Sidney Crossing, Sandown traffic impact not connected in studies

Sidney town council concerned two developments’ traffic impacts are not connected, nor studied as a whole.

The proposed Sidney Crossing commercial development. The proposed pedestrian crossing (left) has been moved in the plans to a sport further north.
Sidney gives conditional approval to membership in CRD arts service

Sidney gives conditional approval to membership in CRD arts service

Town council wants CRD arts commission to build a way out into its new bylaws.

Sidney gives conditional approval to membership in CRD arts service
UVic runner Joshua Kozelj crosses the finish line first overall

Vikes duo win Sidney’s Bazan Bay 5k race

Field of 500 runners set quick pace at annual Island Series race in Sidney on March 5.

UVic runner Joshua Kozelj crosses the finish line first overall
Central Saanich Councillor Niall Paltiel.

State of the Saanich Peninsula: Mayors deliver outlook on 2017

Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce annual Mayors' Breakfast a chance to connect.

Central Saanich Councillor Niall Paltiel.
Horse found a way to escape from its North Saanich pen

Sidney bank employee’s suspicion leads to fraud arrest

Man arrested after trying to obtain new debit card for an account that wasn't his.

Horse found a way to escape from its North Saanich pen
Sidney Fire Department historian and former fire fighter Harry Nunn and current Fire Chief Brett Mikkelsen share a laugh in front of the new department honour roll

Sidney fire hall historian completes fire fighter honour roll

Harry Nunn hopes it’ll survive to display at new fire hall.

Sidney Fire Department historian and former fire fighter Harry Nunn and current Fire Chief Brett Mikkelsen share a laugh in front of the new department honour roll
In tight rental markets

North Saanich home used in possible rental scam

Person seeking to rent home was tipped off to possible scam when asked to pay through Western Union.

In tight rental markets

Sidney keeping its annual tax hike low again

At 0.66% the Town’s 2017 rate is the lowest on the Peninsula - so far.

A steampunk exhibit of Greater Victoria’s technological history is already drawing some attention

Technology ‘Innovation Station’ opens at the Victoria Airport

The region's tech industry advocacy group, VIATECH, hopes interactive exhibit will be a gateway for people into the local industry.

A steampunk exhibit of Greater Victoria’s technological history is already drawing some attention
The final stop on the 2017 Tour of Industry was ASL Environmental in Central Saanich.

Saanich Peninsula industry tour drops in at ASL Environmental Services

Tour of Industry: Fifth and final story in a series on Peninsula businesses.

The final stop on the 2017 Tour of Industry was ASL Environmental in Central Saanich.
Cash, evidence seized in Saanich Peninsula drug raid

North Saanich couple loses $20,000 in email scam

RCMP warn people not to give out personal or financial information.

Cash, evidence seized in Saanich Peninsula drug raid