Kyle Wells

Jazz pianist and singer Jerry Bryant turns 90 years old on Monday

Local jazz pianist has the world on a string

Victoria jazz stalwart Jerry Bryant celebrates his 90th birthday

Jazz pianist and singer Jerry Bryant turns 90 years old on Monday
Colwood Mayor Carol Hamilton presents a Diamond Jubilee Medal to Geoff Amy on Feb. 25. Hamilton also received a medal but is considering returning it because she worries it dilutes the meaning behind the medals presented to deserving residents.

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal causes concern for some mayors

Colwood’s Carol Hamilton considers returning award

Colwood Mayor Carol Hamilton presents a Diamond Jubilee Medal to Geoff Amy on Feb. 25. Hamilton also received a medal but is considering returning it because she worries it dilutes the meaning behind the medals presented to deserving residents.

Victoria nightclub shooting case back in court

Woman appears in Victoria court via teleconference to hear bail hearing date rescheduled

Former Irish Rovers Will Millar brings his distinctive blend of humourous stories and Irish pub tunes to the David Foster Foundation Theatre in the Oak Bay Beach Hotel this week.

Song and dance keep Irish spirit alive

Will Millar dinner theatre celebrates traditional culture

Former Irish Rovers Will Millar brings his distinctive blend of humourous stories and Irish pub tunes to the David Foster Foundation Theatre in the Oak Bay Beach Hotel this week.

Party favour box cutter prompts investigation

Dollarama investigating utility knife found in party cracker

No charges yet on alleged stick swinging between Grizzlies and Chiefs

Victoria Grizzlies player Chris Albertini filed a complaint with West Shore RCMP against Chilliwack Chiefs assistant coach Brandon Fleenor

Grizzlies player files assault complaint

West Shore RCMP investigate incident at West Shore hockey rink during heated junior hockey game

Lucy and Fred Proctor

Murdered Langford teen’s family calls for change

Kimberly's Law includes proposals related to school threat assessment and judicial reform

Lucy and Fred Proctor
Greg Brotherston has been sentenced to three years in jail for manslaughter for his role in the death of Richard Green in Colwood in October.

Update: Brotherston sentenced to three years in prison

Judge cites Brotherston's criminal record as cause for harsher penalty.

Greg Brotherston has been sentenced to three years in jail for manslaughter for his role in the death of Richard Green in Colwood in October.
Tom MacDonald

First new fountain installed on Galloping Goose trail

Galloping Goose users, of both two and four-legged varieties, now have a place to quench their thirst

Tom MacDonald
Tracy Dawn Smith is in the Western Communities Courthouse today for pre-sentencing after pleading guilty to causing the death of Janarthan Mahenthiran in 2011.

Updated: Canada Day drunk driver sentencing delayed

Crown asking for three to five years in prison for 2011 crash that killed motorcyclist in Goldstream

Tracy Dawn Smith is in the Western Communities Courthouse today for pre-sentencing after pleading guilty to causing the death of Janarthan Mahenthiran in 2011.

Column: Embracing the horror, the horror

I have such conflicted feelings about October. On one hand, summer is officially, no question about it.

Column: The horror, the horror

There’s beautiful leaves, pumpkin-flavoured everything and blankets. Oh, and blood-soaked movies.

Artist Virgil Sampson paints a drum at his home in Central Saanich as he prepares for the upcoming First Nations and Métis Art Show and Sale.

Art show features the finest in First Nations culture

Fourth Annual Invitational First Nations and Métis Art Show and Sale on display in Sidney

Artist Virgil Sampson paints a drum at his home in Central Saanich as he prepares for the upcoming First Nations and Métis Art Show and Sale.
Juan de los muertos (Juan of the Dead) is a Cuban zombie movie with a political twist. The film is being screened at Cinecenta as part of the Third Latin American and Spanish Film Week.

Latin film week shows unique perspective

UVic-led event showcases best in Latin American and Spanish cinema

Juan de los muertos (Juan of the Dead) is a Cuban zombie movie with a political twist. The film is being screened at Cinecenta as part of the Third Latin American and Spanish Film Week.
The municipality wants to replace the current View Royal Fire Hall building. View Royal lowered its loan request from $7.9 million to $5.4 million and is aiming for a Nov. 17 referendum to find out the will of residents.

View Royal slashes budget for proposed new fire hall

Nov. 17 tentative date set for referendum on borrowing

The municipality wants to replace the current View Royal Fire Hall building. View Royal lowered its loan request from $7.9 million to $5.4 million and is aiming for a Nov. 17 referendum to find out the will of residents.

FRINGE FEST REVIEW: Slut (R)evolution (no one gets there overnight)

Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St. Aug. 29, 8:15 p.m.; Aug. 31, 8:15 p.m.; Sept. 1, 1:15.

FRINGE FEST REVIEW: Dirk Darrow: NcSSi (Not completely Serious Supernatural investigator)

Downtown Activity Centre, 755 Pandora Ave. Aug. 28, 9:45 p.m.; Sept. 1, 7 p.m.

FRINGE FEST REVIEW: Dying Hard

At St. Ann's Academy, 835 Humboldt St. Aug. 31, 6 p.m.; Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 2, 4:45 p.m.

Ryan Davis

Mind your knitting

Preparations for 2012 Fibrations festival all sewed up

Ryan Davis