Angela Cowan

Sidney elementary teachers Nancy Fredeen

Great Teachers: Teachers spend to create better learning spaces

Sidney elementary teachers talk about how they put the 'cool stuff' into the education system

Sidney elementary teachers Nancy Fredeen
Rodger Kobierski and his wife Pat

Colwood volunteers making a difference

Family contributes 50 years of volunteer time to keep city residents safe, secure

Rodger Kobierski and his wife Pat
Langford Fire Chief Bob Beckett presents a new sink to three of the kids at the Divine Hands Orphanage in Port au Prince

Reporters’ notebooks: dateline 2014 Angela Cowan

Meeting inspiring and dedicated people on the West Shore

Langford Fire Chief Bob Beckett presents a new sink to three of the kids at the Divine Hands Orphanage in Port au Prince
The most common negative human-deer interactions include garden damage and car accidents

Don’t feed the deer: Wild ARC

Culling "costly, temporary" solution to limiting human-deer interactions

The most common negative human-deer interactions include garden damage and car accidents
For a sixth year

Scrap metal to help foot travel bill

Spencer and Belmont students heading to Australia and New Zealand

For a sixth year
Chris Collis

Tips for keeping animals safe over the holidays

Excess fatty food, large crowds can overwhelm pets

Chris Collis

New Year’s at 10 p.m. for the kids

City Centre Park celebrates early for families

B.C. Ambulance charge dispatcher Ryan Hendren often volunteers to work Christmas day so that fellow dispatchers who have young children can enjoy Christmas morning with their families. Hendren

Working Christmas can be a ‘family affair,’ too

Emergency crew members with no children often work Dec. 25 for coworkers who have families at home

B.C. Ambulance charge dispatcher Ryan Hendren often volunteers to work Christmas day so that fellow dispatchers who have young children can enjoy Christmas morning with their families. Hendren
The ladies of the Ensemble Laude choir will be regaling concertgoers with their trademark medieval melodies

All-female choral group set to illuminate Metchosin

Musical pieces date from the 1300s to modern compositions

The ladies of the Ensemble Laude choir will be regaling concertgoers with their trademark medieval melodies

Homes evacuated in View Royal

Precautions taken with chemical spill in mobile home park

Langford firefighter Colin Stann (centre) shakes a Douglas Fir to check for loose needles as fellow firefighters Jordie Robb and Ken Benedict inspect a Noble Fir at the 'Yup

Tree tips for a safe Christmas on the West Shore

Langford Fire Rescue provides some helpful tree hints

Langford firefighter Colin Stann (centre) shakes a Douglas Fir to check for loose needles as fellow firefighters Jordie Robb and Ken Benedict inspect a Noble Fir at the 'Yup

View Royal job hunter defrauded in online scam

Police advise caution in third-party online transactions

The Route 52 Langford Exchange will be seeing significant increases to service come Dec. 29 when the bus starts travelling up to Bear Mountain and Westhills.

Langford neighbourhoods to gain better bus coverage

Expanded routes part of an overhaul of transit routes

The Route 52 Langford Exchange will be seeing significant increases to service come Dec. 29 when the bus starts travelling up to Bear Mountain and Westhills.
Avid birders Liam Singh

Esquimalt Lagoon offers more for birders and nature lovers

Variety of species provide good illustration of nature in action

Avid birders Liam Singh

Santa bus drives holiday cheer this weekend

Mr. Claus riding various routes through Greater Victoria and the West Shore

Redwings

Christmas bird count a West Shore holiday tradition

Event tracks population changes, migratory patterns and threats to birds

Redwings

Langford Christmas tree funded by local

Fountain gets some Christmas cheer in honour of resident's dad

Flu Clinic at West Shore Health Unit

Free shots available for seniors, pregnant moms, kids

Singalong time at Metchosin house

Annual Christmas celebration invites community in for cheer

Monika Greenwood extends into an arabesque as instructor Stephanie Wilson offers some support.

Benefits of ballet accrued by dancers in Colwood

Adult drop-in classes conducted in a casual atmosphere

Monika Greenwood extends into an arabesque as instructor Stephanie Wilson offers some support.