Alec Cottrell

Oak Bay Scouts paddle the Sayward Lake chain during a recent camping and canoe trip.

Oak Bay Scouts welcome a host of autumn activities

5th Garry Oak Scouts of Oak Bay welcome new faces for fall fun

Oak Bay Scouts paddle the Sayward Lake chain during a recent camping and canoe trip.
Ron Willems photos/courtesy Castaway Wanderers Youth rugby numbers are increasing for the Castaway Wanderers Rugby Football Club.

Young players hit CW pitch

With approximately 75 Mini players, the club expects to hit the 100 mark soon

Ron Willems photos/courtesy Castaway Wanderers Youth rugby numbers are increasing for the Castaway Wanderers Rugby Football Club.
Paddle for Health

Paddlers take to Willows waters to fight childhood cancer

The Paddle for Health fundraiser comes to Willows Beach Saturday

Paddle for Health
Oak Bay resident April McNeil hosts a workshop this month to help empower youth.

Workshop offers youth tools for overcoming life’s stressors

Empowered Youth workshop welcomes tweens and teens Aug. 27

Oak Bay resident April McNeil hosts a workshop this month to help empower youth.
This beautifully restored 1959 Triumph TR3-A sports car was purchased by Rick Burgess 49 years after he had originally sold it in Victoria.

Triumph comes full circle

Annual Oak Bay Collector Car show fills Avenue Sunday

This beautifully restored 1959 Triumph TR3-A sports car was purchased by Rick Burgess 49 years after he had originally sold it in Victoria.
Oak Bay High grad Jacob Young celebrates a goal with the Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves. Young spent his final minor hockey year with the Saanich Braves Midget Tier 1 team last year as Victoria and Saanich test a merger of their competitive divisions. He says the move made for an enjoyable and challenging year.

Hockey merger experiment expands to pee wee, bantam

Victoria and Saanich Minor Hockey Associations test combining high-performance programs

Oak Bay High grad Jacob Young celebrates a goal with the Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves. Young spent his final minor hockey year with the Saanich Braves Midget Tier 1 team last year as Victoria and Saanich test a merger of their competitive divisions. He says the move made for an enjoyable and challenging year.
Oak Bay is looking at how to broaden use of the cenotaph site.

Cenotaph site and ceremony to be more accessible, inclusive

Task force looks at recognizing all veterans and faiths

Oak Bay is looking at how to broaden use of the cenotaph site.
Jim Force is the youth services director and past-president of the Rotary Club of Oak Bay. He says Oak Bay High’s Interact Club

Interact Club marks 25 years

Club for young people age 12 to 18 works on projects both in Oak Bay and abroad

Jim Force is the youth services director and past-president of the Rotary Club of Oak Bay. He says Oak Bay High’s Interact Club
Oak Bay realtor Graham Bavington and mortgage broker Chris Gill offer their suggestions for first-time home buyers wading into the housing market.

Timely tips for first-time home buyers

From securing a mortgage to unexpected extra expenses, here’s what you need to know

Oak Bay realtor Graham Bavington and mortgage broker Chris Gill offer their suggestions for first-time home buyers wading into the housing market.
Sarah Sproull and Nick Walker

Lace up for Oak Bay Half-Marathon

Half, 10K, Relay and Kids Fun Run fill Oak Bay streets Sunday, May 29

Sarah Sproull and Nick Walker
Martin Kent

What to watch for in Oak Bay’s older homes

Oak Bay home inspector reveals the top 5 issues home buyers might find

Martin Kent
Mike Griffin

Vikes tee up for successful season

Team looks to continue momentum in Salem, Or. this week at the NAIA Corban Spring Invitational

Mike Griffin
Oak Bay High track athletes Evelyn Jordan (left)

Oak Bay track and field team digs in for fundraiser

Oak Bay High’s annual compost sale brings good earth to local gardeners March 31 to April 2

Oak Bay High track athletes Evelyn Jordan (left)
Marty Erletz

Home inspections: what to know before you buy

Expert advice to help home purchasers understand the home they're buying

Marty Erletz