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Some of the produce grown at Newman Farm, a community farm in the CRD. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

$50,000 feasibility study coming for CRD food–processing hub

Community groups hope hub will lead to jobs, increased revenue, more sustainability

Some of the produce grown at Newman Farm, a community farm in the CRD. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
RCMP searching for missing Greater Victoria residents

RCMP searching for missing Greater Victoria residents

Easha Rayel, 36, and James Evans, 23, believed to be travelling in blue 2002 BMW 325Ci

RCMP searching for missing Greater Victoria residents
Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients

Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients

One Sidney resident writes about his experiences trying to get care at local walk-in clinics

Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients
Isaiah Carvalhal-Smith beat hundreds of other young musicians to win the coveted Slaight Family Scholarship to Berklee College of Music. (Isaiah Carvalhal-Smith submission)

Peninsula student scores only scholarship in Canada for top music school

Isaiah Carvalhal-Smith and his electric bass off to Boston after successful Vancouver audition

Isaiah Carvalhal-Smith beat hundreds of other young musicians to win the coveted Slaight Family Scholarship to Berklee College of Music. (Isaiah Carvalhal-Smith submission)
BC Lions in action during the first half of a game on Saturday, June 15, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Jimmy Jeong/CFL)

CFL partners with Vancouver company to combat brain trauma

New digital platform to help manage risks of concussion and CTE

BC Lions in action during the first half of a game on Saturday, June 15, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Jimmy Jeong/CFL)
(From left) Lt.-Cmdr. Simon Brown, Dave Prince, director of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and lieutenant governor of British Columbia, Janet Austin on the IOS tour. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Lieutenant governor of B.C. visits North Saanich Coast Guard and ‘science hub’

Tour talks earthquakes, ocean mapping and marine crisis on IOS tour

(From left) Lt.-Cmdr. Simon Brown, Dave Prince, director of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and lieutenant governor of British Columbia, Janet Austin on the IOS tour. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Calgary Flames center Derek Ryan (10) tries to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct, 3, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Victoria Canucks game a sell-out, fans warned about fake tickets

Any tickets seen on sale might be fake as all official ones are sold

Calgary Flames center Derek Ryan (10) tries to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct, 3, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Newman Farm feeds the hungry and intrigues political decision makers

Newman Farm feeds the hungry and intrigues political decision makers

Local politicians tour the Central Saanich operation

Newman Farm feeds the hungry and intrigues political decision makers
Jeff McKay showing how small pieces of plastic can often be overlooked but are a big danger to marine animals and fish. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

First anti-plastic and oil pollution device in B.C. installed in North Saanich

Seabin device part of Oak Bay Marine Group trial, with promising results so far

Jeff McKay showing how small pieces of plastic can often be overlooked but are a big danger to marine animals and fish. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Seven of the nine vehicles seized by Central Saanich Police, during a months-long investigation. (Central Saanich Police Submission)

Dealer arrested, cash, nine vehicles and festival-bound drugs seized

Dealer busted en route to electronic music festival

Seven of the nine vehicles seized by Central Saanich Police, during a months-long investigation. (Central Saanich Police Submission)
Hundreds of people attended last year’s Largest Little Airshow. (Black Press Media file photo)

Model airshow swoops into Central Saanich

Largest Little Airshow takes to the skies on Aug. 10 and 11

Hundreds of people attended last year’s Largest Little Airshow. (Black Press Media file photo)
Alex Solunac presenting at Sidney library. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Sasquatch sighted in Sidney

Cryptozoologist Alex Solunac gives library presentation to kids about Island’s Bigfoot

Alex Solunac presenting at Sidney library. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
The project is hoped to restore conditions to reverse the decline in Cutthroat and Coho salmon in the Colquitz River. ((Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

Salmon restoration and new viewing platforms planned for Colquitz River

Peninsula Streams Society and District of Saanich team up to protect natural resource

The project is hoped to restore conditions to reverse the decline in Cutthroat and Coho salmon in the Colquitz River. ((Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
Women and girls offered free day trip on navy warship

Women and girls offered free day trip on navy warship

Sept. 14 trip will include firefighting, and air force search and rescue demonstrations

Women and girls offered free day trip on navy warship
The staff of Mary’s Bleue Moon Cafe near the Victoria International Airport. (Submission from Mary’s Bleue Moon Cafe)

Mary’s Bleue Moon celebrates 80 years

Aviation-themed Sidney eatery celebrated with flyby and 85 guests

The staff of Mary’s Bleue Moon Cafe near the Victoria International Airport. (Submission from Mary’s Bleue Moon Cafe)
A fawn following her mother across Tatlow Road, which links to Wain Road. Locals say the quiet road is one of the places in North Saanich targeted by illegal dumpers. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

North Saanich residents reaching boiling point over illegal dumping

Tatlow Road off Wain latest place targeted, bad for environment and land owners

A fawn following her mother across Tatlow Road, which links to Wain Road. Locals say the quiet road is one of the places in North Saanich targeted by illegal dumpers. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
2019 Sidney Summer Car Show will bring more than 300 classic cars to Beacon Avenue on Aug. 11. (Torque Masters Submission)

Torque Masters car show coming to Sidney

Beacon Avenue will become open-air showroom for over 300 classic cars Aug. 11

2019 Sidney Summer Car Show will bring more than 300 classic cars to Beacon Avenue on Aug. 11. (Torque Masters Submission)
(From left) Friends of North Saanich Parks executive director Sharon Hope, with volunteers Joy Douglas and Tom Richards. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

North Saanich man cuts a swathe through invasive species

Former around-the-world sailor clears three truck loads of plants from District parks

(From left) Friends of North Saanich Parks executive director Sharon Hope, with volunteers Joy Douglas and Tom Richards. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Michael Kaeshammer is set to have his Aug. 21 and 22 performances at the Mary Winspear Centre recorded for PBS. (Courtesy Michael Kaeshammer)

North Saanich jazz singer and pianist scores PBS special

Two August concerts at Mary Winspear to be filmed for American TV

Michael Kaeshammer is set to have his Aug. 21 and 22 performances at the Mary Winspear Centre recorded for PBS. (Courtesy Michael Kaeshammer)
CCTV cameras will be used for two days, during this year’s Symphony Splash event. (Black Press file photo)

VicPD to use temporary cameras at Symphony Splash

40,000 expected to attend, police say cameras will help keep public safe

CCTV cameras will be used for two days, during this year’s Symphony Splash event. (Black Press file photo)
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