Rick Stiebel

Sooke School District No. 62 superintendent Scott Stinson explains that most block classes at Belmont Secondary will be halved. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Sooke School District opens conversation on catchment boundary changes

Feedback solicited at virtual town hall Oct. 28

Sooke School District No. 62 superintendent Scott Stinson explains that most block classes at Belmont Secondary will be halved. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Nicole Abbott and her 10-month-old daughter, Ophelia, shown here at the Metchosin Fire Hall for the Halloween events last year. Residents are invited to a drive-through version this year. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore fire halls take pandemic-safe approach to Halloween

One spooky lane among three drive-thru features by firefighters

Nicole Abbott and her 10-month-old daughter, Ophelia, shown here at the Metchosin Fire Hall for the Halloween events last year. Residents are invited to a drive-through version this year. (Black Press Media file photo)
Helping others, especially those struggling with mental health issues, keeps MOD Pizza owner Jim Hayden cooking. (RIck Stiebel/News Staff)

Langford pizza restaurant makes a difference one pie at a time

Lending a hand a key for MOD Pizza owner

Helping others, especially those struggling with mental health issues, keeps MOD Pizza owner Jim Hayden cooking. (RIck Stiebel/News Staff)
L to R - Westshore Towing owner dave LeQuesne and Peninsula Towing owners Meghan and Don Affleck believe the cost of dealing with abandoned vehicles, boats, Rvs and campers is a significant financial burden. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Greater Victoria tow operators at a loss with abandoned vehicles

Boats, RVs, trailers, vehicles add up to thousands of dollars a year

L to R - Westshore Towing owner dave LeQuesne and Peninsula Towing owners Meghan and Don Affleck believe the cost of dealing with abandoned vehicles, boats, Rvs and campers is a significant financial burden. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Colwood Corners construction creates coming road closures

Work involves frontage improvements, underground servicing for water, hydro and communications

Documentary exposes youth sex trafficking in Greater Victoria

First edit set for release in January 2021

Province tracks potential deadly deer virus outbreak on Gulf Islands

No known risk to human health from the virus

VIDEO: Greater Victoria woman gets stunning surprise of a free car

King’s Auto Sales and Cool Aid make woman’s day

United Way micro-grants a boon for Esquimalt residents

Nutrition, literacy, activity and community benefit from small grants

Humpback carcass off coast of Vancouver Island identified as Hawkeye

Ship strikes take toll on whale populatin

Worklink march in Langford supports Orange Shirt Day

Ahousaht Prayer Song sets the tone

Local authors nominated for Victoria Book Prize awards

Finalists for 2020 announced in two categories

Suicide rate significantly higher in veterinary industry

West Shore vet techs urge public to be patient, kind

Greater Victoria Green Team volunteers pull together

View Royal project on Sept. 13 next up for environmental group

A career of caring coming to an end in View Royal

Medical office assistant Fran Duck’s connection to families spans generations

New hotel planned for Langford

Three brands under consideration, restaurant, townhomes part of the plan

BC Transit hands out free masks at Greater Victoria stops

Sept. 8 event hits three stops across the region

Oak Bay Night Market’s on the move

Village markets slide into Sunday, fall format

Royal BC Museum adds IMAX feature full-time

Province helps museum purchase $3.8M theatre

Historic site at CFB Esquimalt to be reborn

Site of Naden Drill Hall part of major new facility