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Erin Davis seated on the Iroquois Park bench dedicated to her daughter Lauren, who tragically passed away in her sleep on May 11, 2015. (Davis Family Archives)

Radio Host Erin Davis pens Mourning Has Broken following death of her daughter

Book by North Saanich woman gives advice to others struggling with grief

Erin Davis seated on the Iroquois Park bench dedicated to her daughter Lauren, who tragically passed away in her sleep on May 11, 2015. (Davis Family Archives)
Chief Dan George, who is the subject of an exhibition at Sidney Museum, next month. (Sidney Museum submission)

Sidney Museum’s Chief Dan George exhibition sees surge of interest

Four mayors, federal Green leader, Tsartlip reps to attend June 21 opening ceremony

Chief Dan George, who is the subject of an exhibition at Sidney Museum, next month. (Sidney Museum submission)
Victoria-based illustrator and graphic artist Ken Steacy who will be one of the panellists at the Van Isle Comic Con set for June 9 at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. (Photo 501st.com)

Comic Con swings into town, June 9

Variety of cosplay prizes to be won from $100 – $450

Victoria-based illustrator and graphic artist Ken Steacy who will be one of the panellists at the Van Isle Comic Con set for June 9 at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. (Photo 501st.com)
Firefighters from the Victoria Fire Department battled the blaze from 603 Pandora Ave. on May 6, 2019 (File sumbitted/Marco Crescenzi)

Police hand site of former hotel destroyed by fire back to owners

Caretaker still unaccounted for, investigation continues in wake of May 6 blaze

Firefighters from the Victoria Fire Department battled the blaze from 603 Pandora Ave. on May 6, 2019 (File sumbitted/Marco Crescenzi)
Teams at the annual DeBOCCEry tournament have a lot of spirit and bocce sometimes takes a backseat to fun. (Photo Submitted)

Peninsula teams prepare for summer deBOCCEry

Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosts annual bocce tournament July 26

Teams at the annual DeBOCCEry tournament have a lot of spirit and bocce sometimes takes a backseat to fun. (Photo Submitted)
OPUS 131 by Elaine Kao. (Courtesy Van Isle Comic Con)

Comic Con announces winning artist in $500 ViGuy competition

Van Isle Comic Con announce judges’ award winner, People’s Choice voting now open

OPUS 131 by Elaine Kao. (Courtesy Van Isle Comic Con)
BC Ferries is asking recreational boaters to learn ferry signals. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries asks boaters to learn signals and be careful around ferries

BC Ferries responded to 15 marine emergencies in 2018

BC Ferries is asking recreational boaters to learn ferry signals. (Black Press Media file photo)
A new testing device is likely to be approved in the next few days but critics are wary. (Peninsula News Review File)

New roadside testing device can’t identify drug impairment says Vancouver lawyer

Lawyer says similar devices vulnerable to court challenge, testing for drugs different to alcohol

A new testing device is likely to be approved in the next few days but critics are wary. (Peninsula News Review File)
Central Saanich’s Thrifty Foods has started running it’s weekly Sensory Friendly hour. (Google image)

Central Saanich Thrifty’s gets glowing reviews for its Sensory Friendly shopping

Lights dimmed, music killed for an hour once a week

Central Saanich’s Thrifty Foods has started running it’s weekly Sensory Friendly hour. (Google image)
The lounge area and laptop bar in Sidney’s reopened library. (Contributed by Sharon Walker)

Sidney’s library opens new chapter after $2M refit

Library reopens after 8 months boasting improved systems and accessibility

The lounge area and laptop bar in Sidney’s reopened library. (Contributed by Sharon Walker)
The Central Saanich Fire Department, along with crews from Sidney and North Saanich, responded to a boat fire shortly after 3 a.m. on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of the Central Saanich Fire Department)

Peninsula crews extinguish early morning boat fire in Central Saanich

Firefighters saved nearby home from further damage

The Central Saanich Fire Department, along with crews from Sidney and North Saanich, responded to a boat fire shortly after 3 a.m. on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of the Central Saanich Fire Department)
Denis Muloin died from cancer in 2014. The 2019 Denis Muloin Ride for Palliative Care starts at Lochside Park on May 26 at 9 a.m. (Contributed)

Avid Victoria cyclist’s legacy bike ride helps fund end-of-life care

2019 Denis Muloin Ride for Palliative Care invites cyclists for May 26 fundraiser

Denis Muloin died from cancer in 2014. The 2019 Denis Muloin Ride for Palliative Care starts at Lochside Park on May 26 at 9 a.m. (Contributed)
Campers at Youth for Change and Inclusion camp enjoying a team-building exercise. (Youth for Change and Inclusion Facebook)

Police-run Youth for Change and Inclusion camp bids fond farewell to tireless directors

Founder Sgt. Paul Brookes has run camp empowering youth and creating leaders for 16 years

Campers at Youth for Change and Inclusion camp enjoying a team-building exercise. (Youth for Change and Inclusion Facebook)
Carbon dioxide is more abundant in the atmosphere than at any other point in humanity’s history. (Luis Sinco/TNS)

Carbon dioxide at highest levels for over 2.5 million years, expert warns of 100 years of disruption

CO2 levels rising rapidly, now higher than at any point in humanity’s history

Carbon dioxide is more abundant in the atmosphere than at any other point in humanity’s history. (Luis Sinco/TNS)
SidFest 7 ready to rock the Mary Winspear Centre

SidFest 7 ready to rock the Mary Winspear Centre

The Bankes Brothers and Madrona Drive headlining May 24 concert

SidFest 7 ready to rock the Mary Winspear Centre
Soundings in action, conducted by Denis Donnelly. The upcoming concerts will focus on the music of the Beatles. (Andrew Kielbowicz)

Choir offers a capella take on Beatles hits

Soundings will perform concerts in Oak Bay and Sidney May 24 and 25

Soundings in action, conducted by Denis Donnelly. The upcoming concerts will focus on the music of the Beatles. (Andrew Kielbowicz)
Fraser Tuck, competing in the Long Jump, in action at last year’s meet. (Contributed)                                Fraser Tuck, competing in the Long Jump, in action at last year’s meet. (Contributed)

Big medal haul for Peninsula track and field athletes

Club wins golds across age range and disciplines at Dogwood Track and Field meet

Fraser Tuck, competing in the Long Jump, in action at last year’s meet. (Contributed)                                Fraser Tuck, competing in the Long Jump, in action at last year’s meet. (Contributed)
Highland Games competitor James Gerrick about to toss the caber at a Highland Games gathering. (Black Press File)

156th Highland Games in Victoria welcomes back World Champion

Up to 15,000 spectators expected to soak up Scottish culture and watch athletes compete

Highland Games competitor James Gerrick about to toss the caber at a Highland Games gathering. (Black Press File)
A swirling sea. Could Caddy be breeding in Alaska and seasonally travelling down to B.C? (Eric Neurath Submission)

B.C. group on the hunt for Cadboro Bay sea monster

British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club investigating reports of Cadborosaurus

A swirling sea. Could Caddy be breeding in Alaska and seasonally travelling down to B.C? (Eric Neurath Submission)
Moving and in need of a U-Haul? A new partnership in Sidney has increased your options. (Peninsula News Review File)

New U-Haul partnership comes to Sidney

Queen’s Grocery has started to offer U-Haul vehicles and products

Moving and in need of a U-Haul? A new partnership in Sidney has increased your options. (Peninsula News Review File)