Nick Murray

Rachael Tancock, a CRD Regional Parks naturalist, shows a child some marine life after a guided a walk she conducted through Island View Beach Regional Park’s inter-tidal zone. (Black Press File)

Free kids’ nature walks offer crabs, marine beasties and Canada’s largest marine snail

CRD Parks naturalists to guide kids tours on Peninsula and south Island

Rachael Tancock, a CRD Regional Parks naturalist, shows a child some marine life after a guided a walk she conducted through Island View Beach Regional Park’s inter-tidal zone. (Black Press File)
The sign at the entrance to Horth Hill Park, which has now reopened. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Horth Hill Park reopens after search and rescue operation

Body of missing man located in North Saanich park

The sign at the entrance to Horth Hill Park, which has now reopened. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Search and Rescue specialists taking a break after a long shift, earlier on Wednesday. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Missing North Saanich man found dead in Horth Hill Park

Paul Hare, 64, had been missing since July 27

Search and Rescue specialists taking a break after a long shift, earlier on Wednesday. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Search and Rescue specialists taking a break and re-hydrating after their shift. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Search and Rescue specialists taking a break and re-hydrating after their shift. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
In Victoria, Danielle Beznochuk (left) Brandon Arsens and Sacha Romeyn show off some of their cannabis products after doors opened at Cloud Nine Collective, on April 15. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Sidney considers bylaw change to allow weed shops

Town seeking residents’ views, business organizations stay silent on issue

In Victoria, Danielle Beznochuk (left) Brandon Arsens and Sacha Romeyn show off some of their cannabis products after doors opened at Cloud Nine Collective, on April 15. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The final batch of the 70 salmon being released by Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea Aquarists. (Submission from Bob Orchard)

Shaw Centre releases 70 salmon and a giant octopus back into the sea

Salmon released in Sidney waters as centre takes possession of 160 new smolts

The final batch of the 70 salmon being released by Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea Aquarists. (Submission from Bob Orchard)
BC Ferries and BC Transit have both warned of travel disruption ahead of the B.C Day long weekend. (Charlotte Prong/Parkhill File)

Travel disruption ahead for B.C. Day long weekend

Long weekend roads: BC Ferries give travel advice, BC Transit detail route changes

BC Ferries and BC Transit have both warned of travel disruption ahead of the B.C Day long weekend. (Charlotte Prong/Parkhill File)
North Saanich man Paul Hare is missing and police are calling on the public to help locate him. (RCMP handout)

MISSING: RCMP seek Paul Hare of North Saanich

Hare is 64, Caucasian, 150 pounds and has grey hair with blue eyes

North Saanich man Paul Hare is missing and police are calling on the public to help locate him. (RCMP handout)
A photo from the released safety report showing how the accident involving the Queen of Cumberland happened. (From the Transportation Safety Board of Canada report M18P0087)

Safety report released in 2018 ‘man overboard’ drill that left two BC Ferries employees injured

Investigation report on ferry safety drill that turned into real-life rescue released

A photo from the released safety report showing how the accident involving the Queen of Cumberland happened. (From the Transportation Safety Board of Canada report M18P0087)
Central Saanich Police Service had 405 calls for service last month. (Pixabay File)

Central Saanich police see spike in suspicious circumstance calls

Police received 405 calls for service in June, including 21 of suspicious circumstances

Central Saanich Police Service had 405 calls for service last month. (Pixabay File)
Thursday, April 25, 2019, Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters hold up a banner near the Bank of England, in the City of London. An Extinction Rebellion demonstration was held on April 22, in Victoria. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

Central Saanich accused of not following Climate Emergency declaration with urgent action

Motion to research climate response options and costs rejected then rescheduled in tense meeting

Thursday, April 25, 2019, Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters hold up a banner near the Bank of England, in the City of London. An Extinction Rebellion demonstration was held on April 22, in Victoria. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
Greater Victoria Green Team volunteers hard at work clearing invasive species in 2018. (Black Press File)

Join North Saanich invasives removal and experience three key benefits

Friends of North Saanich Parks says July 27 clear-up will be rewarding as well as green

Greater Victoria Green Team volunteers hard at work clearing invasive species in 2018. (Black Press File)
The Salish Sea Lantern festival brought music and light to the Sidney waterfront last year and a repeat is expected this year. (Photo courtesy of Bob Orchard)

Light up August with a lantern building workshop in Sidney

ArtSea workshops in preparation for Aug. 24 Salish Sea Lantern Festival

The Salish Sea Lantern festival brought music and light to the Sidney waterfront last year and a repeat is expected this year. (Photo courtesy of Bob Orchard)
Sidney youth bowl over the competition, head for nationals

Sidney youth bowl over the competition, head for nationals

Youngsters take Mens and Womens Singles Championships at recent tournament

Sidney youth bowl over the competition, head for nationals
Central Saanich Deputy Fire Chief Neal Widdifield in front of the new solar panels. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Central Saanich Fire Dept. now sun powered – good for budget and environment

Over production of power fed back to grid, results in credits over the winter

Central Saanich Deputy Fire Chief Neal Widdifield in front of the new solar panels. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
This year’s 8k/5k Seaside race will be called the Sidney by the Sea Run. (Black Press File)

Two charities announced for newly christened ‘Sidney by the Sea Run’

Registration now open for Sidney Seaside 8k/5k

This year’s 8k/5k Seaside race will be called the Sidney by the Sea Run. (Black Press File)
A map of the Sandown lands. (Courtesy of District of North Saanich)

North Saanich extends search for Sandown operator after only one credible proposal

District extends deadline for operator bids to Aug. 30 at 3 p.m.

A map of the Sandown lands. (Courtesy of District of North Saanich)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visiting Port Alberni last year. He used a Challenger jet for the trip, so he could join a waiting motorcade for the drive to Tofino, where he joined his family on a private holiday. (Tony Shumuk Photo)

Justin Trudeau’s carbon footprint revealed in ranking of world leaders

Travel company ranks 15 world leaders’ foreign flight CO2 emissions

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visiting Port Alberni last year. He used a Challenger jet for the trip, so he could join a waiting motorcade for the drive to Tofino, where he joined his family on a private holiday. (Tony Shumuk Photo)
Bike lanes are being added to part of West Saanich Road, between Frizell Road to Mctavish Road. (Peninsula News Review File)

West Saanich Road to get $1.5 million bike lanes extension

Allterra Construction awarded contract after their bid undercut rivals by $500,000

Bike lanes are being added to part of West Saanich Road, between Frizell Road to Mctavish Road. (Peninsula News Review File)
Hotdogs are cross-generational favourites and are good for holding a range of extras and condiments. (Pixabay file)

Will you be celebrating national hotdog day with any of these crazy flavours?

The popularity of hotdogs spans generations, cultures

Hotdogs are cross-generational favourites and are good for holding a range of extras and condiments. (Pixabay file)