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Central Saanich veteran finds calling as a service dog trainer

Central Saanich veteran finds calling as a service dog trainer

Service dog helped Tyson King deal with post-traumatic stress disorder

Central Saanich veteran finds calling as a service dog trainer
Seamus Weeks (file photo)

Online sexual exploitation leads to jail time for Central Saanich man

Seamus Weeks will be on sex offender registry for life

Seamus Weeks (file photo)
Emma King and Kathryn Parfitt stayed cozy on Treat Street, Wednesday. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Treat Street a Hallowe’en haven in Sidney

Sidney’s Beacon Avenue was transformed for Hallowe’en into Treat Street, the fourth…

Emma King and Kathryn Parfitt stayed cozy on Treat Street, Wednesday. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)
Coco Gunn and Jordis Logan, both Grade 7 students at North Saanich Middle School, finished the school’s annual triathlon event on Oct. 31, 2018. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Triathlon before treats for North Saanich Middle School students

32nd-annual tradition keeps kids active before Halloween

Coco Gunn and Jordis Logan, both Grade 7 students at North Saanich Middle School, finished the school’s annual triathlon event on Oct. 31, 2018. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Dustin Hamilton has an 8,000 watt amplifier powered by five car batteries in the back of his PT Cruiser, but he can no longer play it while in Central Saanich. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

Loud stereo brings clear message from court

Central Saanich man granted conditional discharge for blaring car stereo on West Saanich Road

Dustin Hamilton has an 8,000 watt amplifier powered by five car batteries in the back of his PT Cruiser, but he can no longer play it while in Central Saanich. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
Dustin Hamilton has an 8,000-watt amplifier powered by five car batteries in the back of his PT Cruiser, but he can no longer play it while in Central Saanich. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

Loud car stereo lands man in court

Mischief charge for Central Saanich man who is not permitted to play his car stereo

Dustin Hamilton has an 8,000-watt amplifier powered by five car batteries in the back of his PT Cruiser, but he can no longer play it while in Central Saanich. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
This photo, posted to social media Sunday shows extensive damage to the dining room at Deep Cove Chalet after a fire broke out in the North Saanich restaurant Saturday. (Submitted)

Strong support for Deep Cove Chalet after weekend fire

North Saanich restaurant suffered $100,000 in damage after kitchen fire

This photo, posted to social media Sunday shows extensive damage to the dining room at Deep Cove Chalet after a fire broke out in the North Saanich restaurant Saturday. (Submitted)
Halloween highlights on the Saanich Peninsula

Halloween highlights on the Saanich Peninsula

Over 50 Beacon Avenue businesses will hand out goodies for the little ones along ‘Treat Street’

Halloween highlights on the Saanich Peninsula
Poppy campaign begins in Sidney

Poppy campaign begins in Sidney

Royal Canadian Legion marks armistice centenary with 100 bell tolls

Poppy campaign begins in Sidney
Poppy flag flies above Central Saanich Municipal Hall

Poppy flag flies above Central Saanich Municipal Hall

New tradition coincides with new cenotaph

Poppy flag flies above Central Saanich Municipal Hall
BC Aviation Museum welcomes donation to restore bomber

BC Aviation Museum welcomes donation to restore bomber

As a child, dermatologist Julian Hancock said he heard his father’s stories…

BC Aviation Museum welcomes donation to restore bomber
The Victoria housing market is still considered vulnerable, according to the latest CMHC assessment. (Black Press files)

Victoria’s housing market remains vulnerable

Houses on sale for longer, sell for lower

The Victoria housing market is still considered vulnerable, according to the latest CMHC assessment. (Black Press files)
Stella, a cat adopted through Cat’s Cradle Animal Rescue. (Jakelene Plan/Cat’s Cradle Animal Rescue)

Victoria cat rescue hosts movie night to get charity out of the red

Cat’s Cradle Animal Rescue holds silent auction, film screening at Vic Theatre

Stella, a cat adopted through Cat’s Cradle Animal Rescue. (Jakelene Plan/Cat’s Cradle Animal Rescue)
Canadian Tire owner and operator Grant Wood at his latest store in North Saanich. Canadian Tire is the first retailer opening at Sandown Park, a commercial development on the site of a former horse racetrack. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

North Saanich Canadian Tire opens Friday

First Sandown tenant opens 32,000 sq. ft. store with soft launch

Canadian Tire owner and operator Grant Wood at his latest store in North Saanich. Canadian Tire is the first retailer opening at Sandown Park, a commercial development on the site of a former horse racetrack. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
Poppy campaign begins Friday in Central Saanich

Poppy campaign begins Friday in Central Saanich

Royal Canadian Legion presents poppy to mayor, marks campaign start

Poppy campaign begins Friday in Central Saanich
The proposed Sidney Crossing commercial development on Victoria Airport Authority land near Sidney. (Omicron)

Reaction divided on Sidney Crossing development cancellation

Incoming mayor skeptical another developer could easily pick up the project

The proposed Sidney Crossing commercial development on Victoria Airport Authority land near Sidney. (Omicron)
New Sidney mayor prioritizes OCP, public input, affordable housing

New Sidney mayor prioritizes OCP, public input, affordable housing

After landslide, Cliff McNeil-Smith says first months will be routine, but influential

New Sidney mayor prioritizes OCP, public input, affordable housing
McNeil-Smith ousts incumbent for Sidney mayor’s seat

McNeil-Smith ousts incumbent for Sidney mayor’s seat

Cliff McNeil-Smith resoundly defeated the incumbent Mayor Steve Price, 3,740 to 929…

McNeil-Smith ousts incumbent for Sidney mayor’s seat
When asked what brought them to the polls, Sidney voter George Richardson said he wanted to vote because “one of the mayor candidate said he would listen.” Trudi Seibel said she always voted, regardless of any big issue. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

2018 Sidney voter turnout already higher than 2014

Sidney Chief Electoral Officer hopes for 50% turnout by night’s end

When asked what brought them to the polls, Sidney voter George Richardson said he wanted to vote because “one of the mayor candidate said he would listen.” Trudi Seibel said she always voted, regardless of any big issue. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
The Central Saanich Cultural Centre was one of two polling stations in Central Saanich for the 2018 municipal elections. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Good weather equals good voter turnout in Central Saanich election

At the Central Saanich Cultural Centre, foot traffic was steady during the…

The Central Saanich Cultural Centre was one of two polling stations in Central Saanich for the 2018 municipal elections. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)