Jessica Fedigan

Bulldogs defenceman Connor Welsh battles near the net with Grizzlies defenceman Carter Berger during a game in October. (Elena Rardon Photo)

Victoria Grizzlies look to keep momentum rolling

Two straight wins heading into back-to-back set with Alberni Valley

Bulldogs defenceman Connor Welsh battles near the net with Grizzlies defenceman Carter Berger during a game in October. (Elena Rardon Photo)
Hundreds of people gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in Langford for Remembrance Day. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

WATCH: Remembrance Day at Veterans Memorial Park

Hundreds gathered to remember those who fought and those who still fight for freedom

Hundreds of people gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in Langford for Remembrance Day. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Moira Baker (from left), Robyn Troyer and Bryanne Thomson were awarded gold test medals from Skate Canada.                                 (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Local figure skaters earn impressive gold distinctions

Members of Juan de Fuca Skating Club awarded with Skate Canada gold test medals

Moira Baker (from left), Robyn Troyer and Bryanne Thomson were awarded gold test medals from Skate Canada.                                 (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Longtime Victoria Shamrocks trainer Jim Cain with former ‘Rock Marty O’Neill after one of Cain’s six Mann Cup victories. The popular trainer will be inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame this weekend. (Photo submitted by Jim Cain)

Longtime Shamrocks trainer inducted into Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame this weekend

Jim “Downtown” Cain was with the organization from 1978-2015

Longtime Victoria Shamrocks trainer Jim Cain with former ‘Rock Marty O’Neill after one of Cain’s six Mann Cup victories. The popular trainer will be inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame this weekend. (Photo submitted by Jim Cain)
(From left) Nathan Daisley, Jodi Zwicker, Damian Kowalewich, Mark Brennan, Adam Flint and Angela Hanes made their pitch to View Royal voters at a public forum on Monday. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

View Royal council candidates share their visions at forum

Six candidates vying for open council seat

(From left) Nathan Daisley, Jodi Zwicker, Damian Kowalewich, Mark Brennan, Adam Flint and Angela Hanes made their pitch to View Royal voters at a public forum on Monday. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Grizzlies struggle to put wins together

Grizzlies struggle to put wins together

Victoria has lost four straight heading into contest against Alberni Valley

Grizzlies struggle to put wins together
As a way of thanking current and past military members, Bucky’s Taphouse is offering free breakfast to those that have served on Remberance Day. (Gazette file photo)

Langford restaurant thanks vets with free breakfast on Remembrance Day

Bucky’s Taphouse serving breakfast to active and veteran military members this Saturday

As a way of thanking current and past military members, Bucky’s Taphouse is offering free breakfast to those that have served on Remberance Day. (Gazette file photo)
Darrell Joyce and Jessica Woollard dropped off non-perishable food items received during the Greater Victoria Public Library Food for Fines program at the Goldstream Food Bank on Wednesday. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

WATCH: Greater Victoria Public Library delivers donations to Goldstream Food Bank

Donations were raised through the “Food for Fines” program in Oct.

Darrell Joyce and Jessica Woollard dropped off non-perishable food items received during the Greater Victoria Public Library Food for Fines program at the Goldstream Food Bank on Wednesday. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Mark Brennan hopes to become the next View Royal councillor. (Photo contributed)

Mark Brennan aims to become next View Royal councillor

Six candidates are in the running for the vacant position in this month’s byelection

Mark Brennan hopes to become the next View Royal councillor. (Photo contributed)
Angela Haynes believes being involved with a sub committee would help her with being a city councillor. (Photo courtesy of Angela Haynes)

Ten year View Royal resident looks to bring her skills to the council table

Angela Hanes one of six candidates in the running for vacant seat in View Royal

Angela Haynes believes being involved with a sub committee would help her with being a city councillor. (Photo courtesy of Angela Haynes)
Noah Beckett had the chance to spend the day with the Victoria Shamrocks for take your kid to work day. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

West Shore lacrosse player learns operations of WLA team

Noah Beckett spends day with Victoria Shamrocks as part of take your kid to work day

Noah Beckett had the chance to spend the day with the Victoria Shamrocks for take your kid to work day. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Belmont senior and junior girls volleyball teams had a great regular season and look to carry the momentum into the playoffs. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Belmont senior and junior girls volleyball teams had a great regular season and look to carry the momentum into the playoffs. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
View Royal resident Adam Flint hopes to bring his skills from his job with the Saanich planning department to View Royal council. (Photo contributed)
View Royal resident Adam Flint hopes to bring his skills from his job with the Saanich planning department to View Royal council. (Photo contributed)
View Royal resident Kait Rich has a unique job description and currently stars on The Bachelor Canada. (Photo courtesy of Kait Rich /Facebook)

View Royal resident vying for a certain bachelor’s heart

Kait Rich is a contestant on The Bachelor Canada

View Royal resident Kait Rich has a unique job description and currently stars on The Bachelor Canada. (Photo courtesy of Kait Rich /Facebook)
Jodi Zwicker hopes to become the next View Royal councillor.                                 (Photo courtesy of                                 Jodi Zwicker)

View Royal realtor hopes to bring change

Jodi Zwicker is one of six candidates vying for open council seat

Jodi Zwicker hopes to become the next View Royal councillor.                                 (Photo courtesy of                                 Jodi Zwicker)
View Royal resident Nathan Daisley is hoping to bring new ideas to View Royal council.  (Photo courtesy of Nathan Daisley)

21-year-old View Royal resident hopes to make his mark on council

Nathan Daisley is going door-to-door to hear from residents

View Royal resident Nathan Daisley is hoping to bring new ideas to View Royal council.  (Photo courtesy of Nathan Daisley)
The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to bounce back from two losses. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Victoria Grizzlies searching for consistency

Local squad looks to come back from two losses at home in Colwood

The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to bounce back from two losses. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook (left) and defencemen Jacson Alexander were selected to represent Team Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek from Nov. 5 to 11. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Grizzlies duo ready to roar at 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Alex Newhook and Jacson Alexander will represent Canada Black in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek

Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook (left) and defencemen Jacson Alexander were selected to represent Team Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek from Nov. 5 to 11. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Police officer looks to become next View Royal councillor

Police officer looks to become next View Royal councillor

Damian Kowalewich hopes to bring experiences to council

Police officer looks to become next View Royal councillor
Carolina Alverez (left) and Lesa Stadnek spend hours putting together a hanuted maze in Stadnek’s home. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

WATCH: Langford resident knows how to put a good scare into visitors

Lesa Stadnek turns her garage into a hanuted Halloween maze full of surprises

Carolina Alverez (left) and Lesa Stadnek spend hours putting together a hanuted maze in Stadnek’s home. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)