Embracing emergency management earns Oak Bay chief Pacific Northwest award of excellence

“If all of our residents are personally prepared emergency management is pretty easy.”

SAANICH FOODIE: A winter soup that can kick a cold’s butt

‘Add ginger, garlic, chili and a little peanut butter and you have a warm hug in a bowl’

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Photo gallery: Monterey celebrates Octoberfest

Photos by Monterey volunteer photographer Linda Foubister

  • Nov 3rd, 2017
BC Corrections recruiting now
    Goldstream Tattoo flash day for mental health
      TIMELAPSE: Making a bonsai tree
        Active & Safe Routes to Schools

          Annual pumpkin smash this Sunday

          Watch Langford firefighters drop pumpkins from a 105 foot ladder

          VIDEO: Our best photographs from October

          Vancouver Island’s best news photographs from our journalists and our readers

          Take in the talk of Uplands as a national historic site

          Community Association of Oak Bay hosts conversation Nov. 6 at Royal Victoria Yacht Club

          Saanich singer has seen his share of smoky saloons

          Joe Coughlin has followed a varied musical path over the past four decades

          Jock Talk: UVic and CW battle on the pitch Saturday

          Games at Wallace Field Nov. 4 at 12:45 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

          • Nov 2nd, 2017

          Langford teen to experience life as RCMP officer

          Benjamin Clarke will take part in youth engagement week Nov. 6 to 10

          Frank Hobbs playground shortlisted for $62,000 prize

          Frank Hobbs playground shortlisted for Aviva Community Fund

          ICBC launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign

          Almost two times more pedestrians are injured in crashes from November to January than the rest of the year, due to weather changes and the decrease in daylight hours.

          Retiring manager lived it all in 25 years at Commonwealth Place

          From the Michael Phelps fire alarm incident, to broken glass that nearly emptied the pool, Tom Bryce has 25 years of stories

          Column: What’s up for November

          The moon passes three pretty star clusters, a close conjunction of Venus and Jupiter, sparse meteorshowers and one comet

          • Nov 1st, 2017

          Web series scored in Oak Bay wins grant funding

          Against the Grain garners $10,000 grant from Storyhive

          Flock of Buffleheads turn up on the Saanich Peninsula

          Sea ducks are late arrivals on their migratory path this season

          Renovations at Saanich home turn up 70-year-old handmade book

          After contractors found a book behind a wall, a Saanich homeowner used social media to find its author