Steven Heywood

North Saanich’s Denham Till Residence is a local heritage home that was donated to the community as part of a public space. For years

North Saanich heritage house saved for now

The Denham Till House in North Saanich will not be demolished yet.

North Saanich’s Denham Till Residence is a local heritage home that was donated to the community as part of a public space. For years
With a little help from pilot Ben Whyte

Saanich Peninsula comes through for food bank

Firefighters collect hundreds of pounds of food; thousands of dollars

With a little help from pilot Ben Whyte
Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.

BC Ferries passengers to be banned from lower decks; smoking could be thing of the past

Formal announcement on BC Ferries policy changes expected in the new year.

Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.
Reay Creek Pond in Sidney has received a Class 1 contaminated sites designation by Transport Canada.

Sidney’s Reay Creek Pond a priority for clean up

Contaminated pond given a high classification; could get more federal money for remediation.

Reay Creek Pond in Sidney has received a Class 1 contaminated sites designation by Transport Canada.
The sale of Dunsmuir Lodge by the University of Victoria is still pending

Dunsmuir land deal closer to reality in North Saanich

North Saanich has agreed to subdivide property surrounding the former Dunsmuir Lodge.

The sale of Dunsmuir Lodge by the University of Victoria is still pending

OUR VIEW: Central Saanich is rocking the boat

For the sake of the environment, Central Saanich is taking positive steps to address issues of derelict vessels in Brentwood Bay.

Dr. Elizabeth Rhoades and Dale Henley

Sidney backs new non-profit medical centre

Town loans care society $192,000 to help local patients get a doctor.

Dr. Elizabeth Rhoades and Dale Henley
Volunteers with the Peninsula Santa’s Helpers wrap donated toys and gifts for area families in need. More help is needed from the community to ensure families who can least afford it have a good holiday season.

Saanich Peninsula holiday gift-givers need your help now

Organizers of a toy drive for area youth are hoping one more push will reach potential donors.

Volunteers with the Peninsula Santa’s Helpers wrap donated toys and gifts for area families in need. More help is needed from the community to ensure families who can least afford it have a good holiday season.

Sidney veterans’ association ready to donate $38,000

Through regular meat draws, ANVETS has raised a lot of money for various organizations this year.

OUR VIEW: Pipeline battle over to courts

Pipeline opponents this week received half of what they wanted: one pipeline instead of none.

Sidney is promising enhanced fireworks on June 30

Sidney making plans for its best Canada Day weekend yet

Two months of activities will lead up to ‘enhanced’ Sidney Days celebrations.

Sidney is promising enhanced fireworks on June 30
The Peninsula Panthers get ready to hit the ice during a road trip to Parksville in November.

Boys on the Bus: a look at the Penunsula Panthers on the road

The News Review went on a road trip with the Peninsula's Junior hockey team.

The Peninsula Panthers get ready to hit the ice during a road trip to Parksville in November.

OUR VIEW: Get those coins ready

It’s time once again to fish those coins out of their hiding places around the house.

Jason Fletcher

North Saanich’s Hockeyville cash eyed for two new storage units

Most of the $100,000 top prize from the 2015 Kraft Hockeyville contest still available.

Jason Fletcher
A well-coiffed clown is backlit by the holiday lights on one of the floats in the December

Sidney is ready to sparkle this Sunday

Lights will shine bright on Sunday, Dec. 4 to kick off the holiday season in Sidney this weekend.

A well-coiffed clown is backlit by the holiday lights on one of the floats in the December
Elizabeth May says she's willing to face arrest if there are protests against the Trans Mountain pipeline project.

Saanich-Gulf Islands MP willing to risk jail over pipleine

Kinder Morgan project approval: Sidney could benefit with new response base; courts could have the final say.

Elizabeth May says she's willing to face arrest if there are protests against the Trans Mountain pipeline project.
Master Seaman (MS) Guillermo Morales Castellon.

Soldier dies from injuries sustained at 443 Helicopter Squadron in North Saanich

Master Seaman (MS) Guillermo Morales Castellon died Friday, Nov. 25, four days after industrial incident.

Master Seaman (MS) Guillermo Morales Castellon.
Peninsula Singers’ Glenda Korella shares a laugh during last year’s winter concert. This year’s performances will be her final ones as conductor and artistic director of the show chorus.

Farewell to family for Peninsula Singers’ conductor



After 15 years with the Peninsula Singers, Korella is retiring. Her final shows will be Dec. 2 to 4.

Peninsula Singers’ Glenda Korella shares a laugh during last year’s winter concert. This year’s performances will be her final ones as conductor and artistic director of the show chorus.
Undergraduate student Erinn Raftery and UVic researcher Jeff Sorensen adjust the equipment used to collect water samples in Saanich Inlet.

Exploring the dead zone of the Saanich Inlet

UVic project collecting data from water in the Inlet; interest in the research generated around the world.

Undergraduate student Erinn Raftery and UVic researcher Jeff Sorensen adjust the equipment used to collect water samples in Saanich Inlet.

OUR VIEW: Keep them in character

Communities must take into account the overall need for affordable housing.