Ann Makosinski’s ‘Hollow Flashlight’ heading to Google Science Fair

Victoria, B.C. teenager will be the lone Canadian at Google's annual science mega-competition, starting Sept. 22.

Interior decoration on display at White Rock show home

The latest Millionaire Lottery grand prize is catching eyes along White Rock's Marine Drive.

  • Oct 22nd, 2012

A few basics to know how your body ticks

Whenever I have candid conversations about health with guys (and women too), I’m often shocked by the lack of knowledge

What was your best car?

The hard work of love

For some unknown reason, human beings have an irresistible drive to pursue the dream of loving and being loved.

  • Feb 9th, 2012

Pop guzzling shows no sign of slowing down

So you want to get back on track with your health this year?

Earthquake means ‘drop, cover, hold on’

The best way to protect yourself from falling objects in an earthquake is ducking under a desk or sturdy table until one minute after the shaking stops.

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  • Sep 20th, 2011

Welcome the differences in a relationship

When my husband and I have our differences we are so quick to react to one another. He quarrels. I get into it with him, then I withdraw. It’s exhausting. Help.

  • Sep 15th, 2011

Yoga meditation stripped bare in Metchosin

Ron Stewart believes yoga is for everyone, but you need to be brave to practise his particular style of Vinyasa Flow.

  • Sep 2nd, 2011

Good habits for going back to school

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  • Aug 25th, 2011

Exercise programs can help seniors find balance

In looking at our senior population, balance is key to many activities that allow people to remain independent.

Keeping the peace between sibling rivals

I like summer. It’s the kids being at home and their squabbling I can’t stand. Last week we took a vacation and I thought I’d do them both in. Help!

  • Jul 21st, 2011

Gaining control of negative thoughts

For years, I’ve been very curious about what it takes to be happy in our lives.

  • Jun 30th, 2011

Sportsmanlike conduct, Island-style

When it comes to sports, the ball is in the West Shore's court

An ice maker’s art

Colwood resident sought the world over for efficient ice techniques

Dispatches Sooke

Sooke is a small ocean side town nestled among towering, rugged rainforests and unspoiled beaches of the Pacific Ocean coastline

It’s a West Shore thing

For West Shore businesses, a growing community means offering a diverse range of services to meet residents — and visitors — needs

Dispatches Langford

Less than 10 minutes from downtown Langford, Goldstream Provincial Park draws hundreds of thousands of visitors a year from all parts of the globe