Kyle Slavin

Column: The B-52s is a manly band name

New parents paint the walls of their son’s nursery blue. Or they’ll dress their infant daughter in pink.

Marigold elementary teacher Liz Belanger gives a 12 pound coho salmon a smooch at Colquitz River. Students learn about the health of the salmon-bearing watershed from volunteer stewards.

Oil in the watershed

Creeks, wildlife pay the price for aging heating oil tanks on Saanich properties

Marigold elementary teacher Liz Belanger gives a 12 pound coho salmon a smooch at Colquitz River. Students learn about the health of the salmon-bearing watershed from volunteer stewards.

Police seeking psychiatric assessment of Red Lion owner

Five employees stabbed with scissors Saturday afternoon in "chaotic" scene

Camosun students Daphne Shaed

Update: Camosun College support staff walk off the job

Pickets at Interurban, Landsdowne campuses as part of provincewide strike

Camosun students Daphne Shaed
A concrete staircase is about all that remains of an Adelaide Avenue home torn down Tuesday to make way for cleaning the property of oil mistakenly dumped on the site in February. Scott Laughlin and John Perry of B.C. Hazmat prepare site

Home leveled in heating oil fiasco

Saanich property torn up nine months after mistaken fuel delivery

A concrete staircase is about all that remains of an Adelaide Avenue home torn down Tuesday to make way for cleaning the property of oil mistakenly dumped on the site in February. Scott Laughlin and John Perry of B.C. Hazmat prepare site
Morgan Ambrose

Costumer brings 1800s to life on stage

High Society fashions take centre stage in Langham Court Theatre’s Lady Windermere’s Fan

Morgan Ambrose

Camosun employees hold strike vote

Just as the University of Victoria solved its labour woes, Camosun College now faces a possible strike.

First of three CUPE unions at UVic ratifies contract

UVic outside workers approve retroactive four year contract

UPDATE: Three CUPE unions strike deal with UVic

CUPE member ratification votes to be held this week, next week

Family-run butcher business in Victoria closes after 35 years

A Greater Victoria institution for meats – including its haggis – has shut down its three shops after 35 years in operation.

Knife-wielding man releases Rottweiler at police

Saanich police arrested an intoxicated Saanich man who threatened to harm his girlfriend and her two children with a steak knife

Gordon Alberg stands on the property he owns with his siblings at 1516 Mount Douglas X Rd. Saanich council twice rejected the family’s plans to develop housing on the land

Saanich landowner feeling henpecked

Technicalities delay poultry farm on remnant agricultural land in Gordon Head

Gordon Alberg stands on the property he owns with his siblings at 1516 Mount Douglas X Rd. Saanich council twice rejected the family’s plans to develop housing on the land
It's not chicken scratch. A Saanich property owner prevented from building residential housing plans to build a 12

With housing denied, owner opts for 12,000-bird poultry farm

After Saanich is reluctant to part ways with farmland, a chicken farm could sprout up next to residential neighbourhoods near Mount Doug

It's not chicken scratch. A Saanich property owner prevented from building residential housing plans to build a 12

Housecleaner charged with theft in Saanich, West Shore

A housecleaner who allegedly stole a Wal-Mart gift card off a kitchen counter she was cleaning faces a theft charge

This rickshaw was stolen from Ten Thousand Villages at Broadmead Village after being donated for auction to support Tour de Rock.

Tour de Rock charity rickshaw stolen

For the second time this summer, an item set for auction to raise money for Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock has been stolen.

This rickshaw was stolen from Ten Thousand Villages at Broadmead Village after being donated for auction to support Tour de Rock.

Hunting deer in the city a no-no, reminds police

A hunter, or hunters, armed with a crossbow has targeted deer in urban areas of Greater Victoria during the last two fall seasons.

Anne Feeney sings union songs outside the University of Victoria Bookstore entertaining picketers on Monday. Feeney

UVic, unions back to bargaining on Tuesday

After two weeks of rotating strikes at the University of Victoria, pickets are expected to go down for the rest of the week

Anne Feeney sings union songs outside the University of Victoria Bookstore entertaining picketers on Monday. Feeney

‘Free baby’ ad likely posted from outside Victoria, police say

Victoria police are still attempting to track down the person who offered a baby "free to a good home."

Saanich waits for ruling on appeal of 2004 police shooting

The District of Saanich seeks to overturn a 2011 B.C. Supreme Court decision in the shooting death of Majencio Camaso.

Portage Road area hit with brazen break-ins

Three identical residential break-ins on Monday, all within a couple blocks of each other