Angela Cowan

Registered nurse Joanne Laforce

World Prematurity Day inspires local luncheon at Jeneece Place

VGH neonatal intensive care nurses thanked for kindness and care

Registered nurse Joanne Laforce

No guarantees on Witty’s stairs rebuild in Metchosin

CRD Parks staff look first at how best to shore up crumbling hillside

Langford Coun. Lillian Szpak and Langford Fire Chief Bob Beckett help Szpak’s neighbour Don Jacobson gather yard waste for the chipper. Jacobson has been chipping and composting his leaves and branches for decades as an alternative to burning

No rogue waste burners in Langford so far, says fire chief

Newest stage of city burning bylaw being met with respect, Szpak says

Langford Coun. Lillian Szpak and Langford Fire Chief Bob Beckett help Szpak’s neighbour Don Jacobson gather yard waste for the chipper. Jacobson has been chipping and composting his leaves and branches for decades as an alternative to burning
These hand-crafted glass ornaments by Glow Studio regular artist Connie Kaziechko are a sampling of the myriad of holiday gift ideas at the studio’s craft and art sale next weekend.

A Glowing Christmas show in former Metchosin elementary

Busy Metchosin studio expanding its horizons for holiday season

These hand-crafted glass ornaments by Glow Studio regular artist Connie Kaziechko are a sampling of the myriad of holiday gift ideas at the studio’s craft and art sale next weekend.

Metchosin Toastmasters group to host ‘Christmas Around the World’

‘Chosin Chatters’ and Pearson College students celebrate international customs and food

Sooke School District sees just one new trustee

Belmont zone elects Parmar, three incumbents for next four years

Newly elected Colwood councillor Terry Trace comes to the job with great knowledge of the city's operations.

Election 2014: Colwood councillor-elect says, ‘This one’s for you, mom!’

New Colwood councillor will bring a different approach to the job

Newly elected Colwood councillor Terry Trace comes to the job with great knowledge of the city's operations.
Incumbent Colwood Coun. Rob Martin

New faces in Colwood to be guided by second-term mayor

Carol Hamilton to lead a slightly different crew for next four years

Incumbent Colwood Coun. Rob Martin
Sylvan Learning Centre client Tiana

FAMILY: Tutoring can make a big difference for students

Extra help can keep academic challenges from getting out of control

Sylvan Learning Centre client Tiana
Founder and conductor Norman Nelson leads the full Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra through a performance. The orchestra will play in Metchosin at the New St. Mary’s Church Nov. 30.

Warming to Winter concert brings renowned orchestra to Metchosin

Sooke Philharmonic kicks off the holiday season a little early

Founder and conductor Norman Nelson leads the full Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra through a performance. The orchestra will play in Metchosin at the New St. Mary’s Church Nov. 30.

BMW with stolen plates hits van head-on Wednesday morning

Driver flees the scene, leaving injured girl behind

Mitzi Dean (in black) stands with Pacific Centre Family Services Association staff Deborah Wilson

Better At Home program’s aim to connect seniors, community

Volunteers needed to help get new service off the ground

Mitzi Dean (in black) stands with Pacific Centre Family Services Association staff Deborah Wilson
Industry reps

New online program matches apprentices with employers

Apprentice Job Match launched at Camosun College Friday

Industry reps

Fraudsters ‘phishing’ for information on West Shore

Police caution against giving personal information to official-sounding callers

Election 2014: Final chance to beat rush to the polls

Advance voting is available again on Wednesday, mostly at municipal halls

Realtor Rick Hoogendoorn says open houses are a great way for sellers to get exposure for their homes

HOMEFINDER: Open houses show reality of homes

There are benefits for both the casual buyers and those doing serious market research

Realtor Rick Hoogendoorn says open houses are a great way for sellers to get exposure for their homes
Incentives of up to $25

Larger grants available from Solar Colwood, CRD

Commercial, condo buildings, may qualify for discounts

Incentives of up to $25
Naomi Armstrong

JdF Scouts leading Colwood ceremony of remembrance

Poppies left behind by ceremony participants will cover cenotaph

Naomi Armstrong
Fundraising co-ordinator Carolyn Haines

VGH Auxiliary fundraiser in bloom again

Poinsettias 4 Patients campaign aims to help purchase electric stretcher

Fundraising co-ordinator Carolyn Haines

RCMP kept busy on Halloween

Clear skies and mild weather over the weekend prompts 60 calls