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Man killed in incident near Hillside Mall, coroner confirms

Man killed in incident near Hillside Mall, coroner confirms

Unconfirmed report says victim was stabbed

Man killed in incident near Hillside Mall, coroner confirms
Drug bust in Central Saanich leads to three arrests

Drug bust in Central Saanich leads to three arrests

Three adults have been arrested for drug trafficking in Central Saanich and…

Drug bust in Central Saanich leads to three arrests
Stelly’s Seecondary School in Central Saanich (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Stelly’s student arrested for suspicious social media post

An online post showed them firing a weapon with the caption ‘practicing for school’

Stelly’s Seecondary School in Central Saanich (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Mayors Alice Finall, Ryan Windsor and Steve Price answer questions from Peninsula business leaders. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Mayors update business leaders on Peninsula plans

At a breakfast event held by the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce,…

Mayors Alice Finall, Ryan Windsor and Steve Price answer questions from Peninsula business leaders. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Duncan and North Cowichan’s Amalgamation Adventure

Duncan and North Cowichan’s Amalgamation Adventure

Sidney meeting highlights the fact there’s no amalgamation playbook

Duncan and North Cowichan’s Amalgamation Adventure
Bill Gaston’s new book deals with characters that make bad choices and are barriers to their own happiness, something he said everyone can relate to in some way. (Jen Steele Photography)

Secrets and self-sabotage are everywhere in Victoria author’s latest book

Bill Gaston to read at the SHOAL Centre on March 23

Bill Gaston’s new book deals with characters that make bad choices and are barriers to their own happiness, something he said everyone can relate to in some way. (Jen Steele Photography)
Big response to Bayside lockdown

Big response to Bayside lockdown

The Mar. 1 lockdown at École Bayside Middle School prompted the largest…

Big response to Bayside lockdown
Supporters of Woodwynn Farms sat at St. John the Divine Church on Feb. 27 to learn more about the farm and therapeutic communities. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Woodwynn town hall brings therapeutic communities to light

At a town hall meeting at St. John the Divine in downtown…

Supporters of Woodwynn Farms sat at St. John the Divine Church on Feb. 27 to learn more about the farm and therapeutic communities. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Claremont student Rebecca Reader-Lee will play Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D with the Sidney Classical Orchestra. (Provided)

Eight young soloists to play with the Sidney Classical Orchestra

Eight young soloists will bring their talents to Sidney on March 4…

Claremont student Rebecca Reader-Lee will play Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D with the Sidney Classical Orchestra. (Provided)
Claremont student Rebecca Reader-Lee will play Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D with the Sidney Classical Orchestra. (Provided)

Eight young soloists to play with the Sidney Classical Orchestra

Eight young soloists will bring their talents to Sidney on March 4…

Claremont student Rebecca Reader-Lee will play Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D with the Sidney Classical Orchestra. (Provided)
An Argo float (a French version called an Arvor) is being launched from a French research vessel called the “Pourquoi Pas?” or “Why Not?”. It is one of 3,800 such floats monitoring ocean temperature and salinity around the world. (Provided)

Free public lecture timed with scientific meeting in Sidney

Oceanographer Gregory Johnson speaks on the robots that monitor ocean temperature and salinity

An Argo float (a French version called an Arvor) is being launched from a French research vessel called the “Pourquoi Pas?” or “Why Not?”. It is one of 3,800 such floats monitoring ocean temperature and salinity around the world. (Provided)
The Victoria Police Department has arrested a man for sexual assault aboard B.C. Transit buses. BLACK PRESS file photo

Man charged in suspected Greater Victoria bus assault

The Victoria Police Department has arrested a man for sexual assault aboard…

The Victoria Police Department has arrested a man for sexual assault aboard B.C. Transit buses. BLACK PRESS file photo
Town hall on Woodwynn Farms this Tuesday

Town hall on Woodwynn Farms this Tuesday

Rob Reid, the owner of Frontrunners and a former chair of the…

Town hall on Woodwynn Farms this Tuesday
Charge laid in Central Saanich dog cruelty case

Charge laid in Central Saanich dog cruelty case

Daniel Howard Ruygrok charged after dog found with compound fracture

Charge laid in Central Saanich dog cruelty case
Pioneer Park chosen as site of Central Saanich’s new cenotaph

Pioneer Park chosen as site of Central Saanich’s new cenotaph

After some back and forth over the years, Central Saanich councillors chose…

Pioneer Park chosen as site of Central Saanich’s new cenotaph
Central Saanich property taxes may rise 2.97 per cent

Central Saanich property taxes may rise 2.97 per cent

Higher police costs due to new CRD dispatch

Central Saanich property taxes may rise 2.97 per cent
Star Cinema’s future may have a third screen

Star Cinema’s future may have a third screen

Owner Sandy Oliver seeks letters of support when the project goes to council

Star Cinema’s future may have a third screen
Alex Cuba was in New York for the Grammys two weeks ago, and he is coming to Sidney in March. (Provided)

Alex Cuba returns to the Mary Winspear

Alex Cuba, who lives in Smithers, B.C., has been writing a lot…

Alex Cuba was in New York for the Grammys two weeks ago, and he is coming to Sidney in March. (Provided)
A young man smokes a marijuana joint during a rally. (File photo)

Outdoor pot growing will be legal, but will producers bite?

With Canada’s marijuana legalization laws slated for July 1, 2018, there continue…

A young man smokes a marijuana joint during a rally. (File photo)
More charging stations, like this Level 2 unit at Central Saanich Municipal Hall, may appear in Central Saanich.                                 (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

More car chargers are in the works for Central Saanich

Central Saanich is finding a way to charge more electric cars. In…

More charging stations, like this Level 2 unit at Central Saanich Municipal Hall, may appear in Central Saanich.                                 (Hugo Wong/News Staff)