Peninsula News Staff

Panthers forward No. 14 Bryson Hines gathers in a puck in VIJHL action Friday night in a game against the Kerry Park Islanders. (Gordon Lee photography)

Panthers get the claws out for Friday’s cat fight

Team faces Victoria Cougars after toppling them in December

Panthers forward No. 14 Bryson Hines gathers in a puck in VIJHL action Friday night in a game against the Kerry Park Islanders. (Gordon Lee photography)
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Time to renew your dog licence

Residents also have option to participate in ‘Petiquette’ a CRD rewards program

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Plan a safe ride home for New Year’s Eve, ICBC warns

Victoria police will be out conducting roadchecks so take transit. It’s free after 6 p.m.

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Peninsula Panthers gear up for home stretch

Peninsula Panthers gear up for home stretch

Alberta Junior A champ Matt Sparrow is coming off injury and will soon join the team

Peninsula Panthers gear up for home stretch
Two new faces have joined the board of the Victoria Airport Authority. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)

Holiday parking headaches: overflow parking in effect at Victoria airport

Drivers must pay ahead for length of stay at secondary parking lots

Two new faces have joined the board of the Victoria Airport Authority. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)
Friday paper delivery delayed

Friday paper delivery delayed

On-going power outages at printing press

Friday paper delivery delayed
Living Wage for Families Campaign Organizer Halena Seiferling and District of Central Saanich Mayor Ryan Windsor. (District of Central Saanich photo)

District of Central Saanich pays a living wage

The living wage in Greater Victoria is $20.50 an hour

Living Wage for Families Campaign Organizer Halena Seiferling and District of Central Saanich Mayor Ryan Windsor. (District of Central Saanich photo)
Panthers No. 8 Josh Lingard and Islanders No. 21 Riley Windsor look to win the draw as the puck is only a split second from hitting the ice during game action Dec. 14. (Gordon Lee photography)

Peninsula Panthers capture pair of important weekend wins

Team will next take on the Saanich Braves Dec. 21 before a two-week Christmas break

Panthers No. 8 Josh Lingard and Islanders No. 21 Riley Windsor look to win the draw as the puck is only a split second from hitting the ice during game action Dec. 14. (Gordon Lee photography)
The Royal Canadian Air Force will retire its fleet of CH-124 Sea King helicopters after 55 years in use. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)

Sea King helicopters make formal retirement flight Monday

Monday flight pattern includes Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville and Qualicum

The Royal Canadian Air Force will retire its fleet of CH-124 Sea King helicopters after 55 years in use. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)
Conan Chee, third-generation owner of McTavish Market, said the display, which features lights and a moving train set this year, is a hit with the community. (Peninsula News Review file photo)

Small Christmas grows in McTavish Market

The display is 14 feet with seven tiers, more moving parts and a vintage train set

Conan Chee, third-generation owner of McTavish Market, said the display, which features lights and a moving train set this year, is a hit with the community. (Peninsula News Review file photo)
Police deal with a crash near West Saanich Road and Wallace Drive Wednesday morning. (Wolf Depner/News staff)

Two people taken to hospital following crash on West Saanich Road

An SUV left the road and crashed just after 7:30 Wednesday morning

Police deal with a crash near West Saanich Road and Wallace Drive Wednesday morning. (Wolf Depner/News staff)
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High winds and heavy rain delays, cancels BC Ferries sailings

Island routes between Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay affected

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Nanaimo Buccaneers’ Trey Watson gathers in a loose puck in front of Panthers goaltender Chris Akerman while Thomas Spink looks to help during game action on Dec. 7 at Panorama Recreation Centre. (Gordon Lee photography)

Panthers set to close out home schedule before Christmas break

Following a 5-2 loss to Nanaimo, the club will take on Kerry Park Islanders this week

Nanaimo Buccaneers’ Trey Watson gathers in a loose puck in front of Panthers goaltender Chris Akerman while Thomas Spink looks to help during game action on Dec. 7 at Panorama Recreation Centre. (Gordon Lee photography)
Daniella Morrison. (Central Saanich Police)

UPDATE: Central Saanich woman Daniella Morrison found

Central Saanich Police say items belonging to Morrison were found abandoned at Centennial Beach

Daniella Morrison. (Central Saanich Police)
Spunky the Red-tailed Hawk is seen in this still image from a YouTube clip, as he is fed by an eagle in the nest where he was raised near Sidney. (YouTube)

Remember Spunky? Santa came out to Sidney to check on him

Red-tailed Hawk made headlines last year after being stolen, raised by eagles

Spunky the Red-tailed Hawk is seen in this still image from a YouTube clip, as he is fed by an eagle in the nest where he was raised near Sidney. (YouTube)
An early afternoon crash at Island View Road and the Pat Bay Highway snarls traffic Thursday. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)

UPDATED: Crash at Island View and Pat Bay snarls traffic

Drive BC reports some lane closures while emergency crews clear scene

An early afternoon crash at Island View Road and the Pat Bay Highway snarls traffic Thursday. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)
BC Ferries adds extra sailings for holiday travel

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for holiday travel

Later sailings include 10 p.m. and midnight departures on select dates

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for holiday travel
Panthers defenceman No. 24 Scott Arbuckle wins the battle for the puck in second period VIJHL action Friday night. (Gordon Lee photography)

Split weekend for Peninsula Panthers with a win, loss

Team next faces off against Nanaimo Buccaneers, Dec. 7

Panthers defenceman No. 24 Scott Arbuckle wins the battle for the puck in second period VIJHL action Friday night. (Gordon Lee photography)
The Sidney Concert Band will perform with local middle school students Dec. 3 with proceeds benefiting music programs across School District 63. (Contributed/Colin Savage)

Sidney Concert Band, student musicians team up for ‘Musical Sleigh Ride’

Annual concert a benefit to support School District 63 music programs

The Sidney Concert Band will perform with local middle school students Dec. 3 with proceeds benefiting music programs across School District 63. (Contributed/Colin Savage)
Panthers no. 11 Joe Stafford-Veale battles with Campbell River Storm players for a loose puck last Friday in VIJHL action. (Gordon Lee photography)

Panthers host Cougars, car giveaway this week

Next home game will see lucky family walk away winners of new vehicle thanks to Superior Collision

Panthers no. 11 Joe Stafford-Veale battles with Campbell River Storm players for a loose puck last Friday in VIJHL action. (Gordon Lee photography)