Travis Paterson

Bystanders attend to a cyclist who is knocked to the pavement of Oak Bay Avenue. Witnesses say the cyclist was knocked off their bike in a dooring incident on Oak Bay Avenue at Fell Street at around 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday. 
(Daniel Opden Dries Photo)

Cyclist ‘doored’ on Oak Bay Avenue

Incident occurred at Oak Bay Avenue and Fell Street

Bystanders attend to a cyclist who is knocked to the pavement of Oak Bay Avenue. Witnesses say the cyclist was knocked off their bike in a dooring incident on Oak Bay Avenue at Fell Street at around 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday. 
(Daniel Opden Dries Photo)
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Oak Bay resident bilked $3,300 in puppy scam

Three cases of fraud reported in two days

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Cory Resilient was trapped in a cycle of homelessness for about six years before applying for residency at Anawim House, a sober recovery home in Victoria. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Oak Bay Talks goes online with homelessness

Existence Project brings Cory’s Story to Oak Bay

Cory Resilient was trapped in a cycle of homelessness for about six years before applying for residency at Anawim House, a sober recovery home in Victoria. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Vehicles involved crashes in Oak Bay from 2019. (ICBC Screenshot)
A crash on Foul Bay Road near Carnarvon Street in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Foul Bay Road a corridor of crashes in 2019

Last year, 63 crashes in Oak Bay involved vehicles

Vehicles involved crashes in Oak Bay from 2019. (ICBC Screenshot)
A crash on Foul Bay Road near Carnarvon Street in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay artist Jennifer Olson is one of 15 participating in this weekend’s Oak Bay Artists’ Exhibition, (Nov. 21 and 22) in the Monterey Recreation Centre’s Garry Oak Room. (Jennifer Olson Photo)

Oak Bay host pandemic-safe art exhibition

Art show to feature 15 artists at Monterey centre, Nov. 21 and 22

Oak Bay artist Jennifer Olson is one of 15 participating in this weekend’s Oak Bay Artists’ Exhibition, (Nov. 21 and 22) in the Monterey Recreation Centre’s Garry Oak Room. (Jennifer Olson Photo)
Two of the 2019 ArtsAlive sculptures on display in Oak Bay. Jelly, top right, by Nathan Smith, and Portal, bottom centre, by Heather Passmore, have been donated to Oak Bay. (District of Oak Bay Photos)

Influx of donated art a ‘fantastic problem to have,’ says Oak Bay mayor

Oak Bay goes from zero to 10 permanent art pieces since 2015

Two of the 2019 ArtsAlive sculptures on display in Oak Bay. Jelly, top right, by Nathan Smith, and Portal, bottom centre, by Heather Passmore, have been donated to Oak Bay. (District of Oak Bay Photos)
Francina Mettes and Thomas Schouten with the 200-page document they submitted in December of 2018. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Immigration rules could put 94-year-old on plane home to Netherlands

Saanich couple faces split-up after 45 years

Francina Mettes and Thomas Schouten with the 200-page document they submitted in December of 2018. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Million-dollar reno will update Oak Bay’s municipal hall

Oak Bay Volunteer Services moving to Monterey Recreation Centre

Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay municipal hall will undergo renovations to the main reception area this winter. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay Police Chief Andy Brinton awards Sgt. Davindar Dalep his official promotion to sergeant in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police sergeant under investigation

Sgt. Dalep in court Wednesday for protection order

Oak Bay Police Chief Andy Brinton awards Sgt. Davindar Dalep his official promotion to sergeant in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay parks employee Sean Coss was part of a four-person crew that spent Tuesday morning decorating the corner of Foul Bay Road and Oak Bay Avenue with Christmas lights. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay ready to get lit for Christmas despite pandemic

Staff start setting up holiday lights Tuesday

Oak Bay parks employee Sean Coss was part of a four-person crew that spent Tuesday morning decorating the corner of Foul Bay Road and Oak Bay Avenue with Christmas lights. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
A young man and woman were arrested when they were caught shoplifting at Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue last week. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay Pharmasave a target for shoplifters

Shoplifting an ongoing burden for village pharmacy

A young man and woman were arrested when they were caught shoplifting at Pharmasave on Oak Bay Avenue last week. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
BC Transit buses built at Aldergrove-based transit company, Grande West. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Passenger attempts to attack driver, forced off BC Transit bus in Saanich

Police say passenger reached over safety divider

BC Transit buses built at Aldergrove-based transit company, Grande West. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)
Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)

Vikes rally support for alum battling brain cancer

Fifty Vikes to run 50 laps in Gordon Head in fundraiser for Mackenzie Rigg

Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)
Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)
Amanda Chambers, 17, of Oak Bay High has signed to San Diego State to play water polo. (Photo from Amanda Chambers)

Oak Bay water polo player NCAA-bound

Amanda Chambers signs with San Diego State

Amanda Chambers, 17, of Oak Bay High has signed to San Diego State to play water polo. (Photo from Amanda Chambers)
Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties during his swearing-in on Aug. 31. The chief had his first draft budget approved Monday at council as part of the 2021 Oak Bay draft financial plan. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties during his swearing-in on Aug. 31. The chief had his first draft budget approved Monday at council as part of the 2021 Oak Bay draft financial plan. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Bayne Pettinger on the ice at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics in Korea during his time as Hockey Canada manager. (Courtesy of Bayne Pettinger)
Bayne Pettinger on the ice at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics in Korea during his time as Hockey Canada manager. (Courtesy of Bayne Pettinger)
Mehernosh Panthaki and Ian Stuart Sharpe carry a tree from the Oak Bay Preschool annual Christmas Tree Sale. The preschool’s 40-year-old tradition returns this year on Dec. 5, pre-order by Nov. 25. (Photo courtesy Oak Bay Preschool)

Oak Bay Preschool tree sale returns for 40th year

Parent-run preschool turns 50 this year

Mehernosh Panthaki and Ian Stuart Sharpe carry a tree from the Oak Bay Preschool annual Christmas Tree Sale. The preschool’s 40-year-old tradition returns this year on Dec. 5, pre-order by Nov. 25. (Photo courtesy Oak Bay Preschool)
The Oak Bay Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)
“Dutchy” John Edwards visiting the Pyramids in Egypt during his time serving in the Mediterranean. (Edwards Family Photo)

The tales of one-time Oak Bay resident Dutchy Edwards

Athlete-turned-commodore once played tennis with King of Sweden

“Dutchy” John Edwards visiting the Pyramids in Egypt during his time serving in the Mediterranean. (Edwards Family Photo)
Monterey Middle School principal Ken Andrews with the wooly mammoth onesie he will wear when he sleeps on the roof of the school, but only if the student-led fundraising campaign can also reach $6,500 by Remembrance Day. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Monterey students help principal reach new heights

Principal to sleep overnight on roof as incentive for school fundraiser

Monterey Middle School principal Ken Andrews with the wooly mammoth onesie he will wear when he sleeps on the roof of the school, but only if the student-led fundraising campaign can also reach $6,500 by Remembrance Day. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)