Devon MacKenzie

Column: Keep karma in mind for the holidays

Earlier this week I was waiting in line to get my daily caffeine fix at a local coffee shop.

A large plume of smoke and flame erupts at Vantreight Farm Wednesday night after 7 p.m.

Fire erupts at Vantreight Farm on the Saanich Peninsula

A fire Wednesday night at a farm on the Saanich Peninsula drew much attention as it belched out black smoke and flame

A large plume of smoke and flame erupts at Vantreight Farm Wednesday night after 7 p.m.
Patricia Duval (left) and Lorraine Foster perform in Remembering Rosie

Remembering Rosie at the Charlie White theatre

Life and times of Rosemary Clooney told in song and dialogue

Patricia Duval (left) and Lorraine Foster perform in Remembering Rosie

Column: Food bank shelves are almost bare

Some of the most vulnerable in our neighbourhoods were dangerously close to going hungry, all because many of us simply forgot

Sidney teen Courtenay Neville-Rutherford is headed once again to the Canadian National Legion Track and Field Championships this weekend in Charlottetown

Sidney hammer throw teen a strong contender

Courtenay Neville-Rutherford qualifies for nationals again

Sidney teen Courtenay Neville-Rutherford is headed once again to the Canadian National Legion Track and Field Championships this weekend in Charlottetown
Saanich Peninsula Piranhas division 1 200 metre freestyle and medley relay regional gold medallists

Pack of Saanich Piranhas eyes more medals

Swimmers compete in championships in Nanaimo this week

Saanich Peninsula Piranhas division 1 200 metre freestyle and medley relay regional gold medallists

A jewel in the crown for Peninsula Players

Local theatre troupe celebrates its 60th by honouring the Queen’s 60th on the throne, with humour and history

Peninsula rower Patricia Obee returns home from the London Olympics on Monday

Local Olympians return home to Vancouver Island

Stelly's secondary school grad Patricia Obee welcomed home by friends, family and fans

Peninsula rower Patricia Obee returns home from the London Olympics on Monday
The burnt-out skeleton of a tour bus sits at the corner of Keating X Road and Central Saanich Road Thursday afternoon. The bus caught fire just after 1 p.m. and snagged traffic at the busy intersection for over an hour.

Tour bus catches fire in Keating

No injuries reported after fire guts tour bus headed to Butchart Gardens

The burnt-out skeleton of a tour bus sits at the corner of Keating X Road and Central Saanich Road Thursday afternoon. The bus caught fire just after 1 p.m. and snagged traffic at the busy intersection for over an hour.
Maggie Hanlon won the 100 m

Peninsula track and field athletes dominate at B.C. championships

Maggie Hanlon, Casey Atkin score metals at Coquitlam track meet

Maggie Hanlon won the 100 m
The Peninsula peewee B Warriors lacrosse team defeated their arch rivals

Peewee B Warriors crowned B.C. champions

Lacrosse squad goes undefeated at provincial tournament in Richmond

The Peninsula peewee B Warriors lacrosse team defeated their arch rivals
The homemade canoe that caught the attention of marine unit RCMP off Pender Island. The California man paddling it across the Canadian border was arrested on suspicion of importing and attempting to traffic marijuana.

Canoe made of driftwood, pine branches used to import pot: RCMP

Sidney North Saanich arrest California man, 24, on suspicion of transporting drugs into Canada

The homemade canoe that caught the attention of marine unit RCMP off Pender Island. The California man paddling it across the Canadian border was arrested on suspicion of importing and attempting to traffic marijuana.
Suddenly Sasquatch plays at Muse Winery in North Saanich

When Sasquatch gets in the way of a marriage

Peninsula Players production begins at Muse Winery in North Saanich on July 14

Suddenly Sasquatch plays at Muse Winery in North Saanich
The municipality of Central Saanich plans to open lines communication with the Vancouver Island Health Authority to discuss the possibility of an extended care facility at Saanich Peninsula Hospital.

Plans to bring seniors care to SPH come with concerns

Health association chair worries about Oak Bay families' willingness to travel to Central Saanich

The municipality of Central Saanich plans to open lines communication with the Vancouver Island Health Authority to discuss the possibility of an extended care facility at Saanich Peninsula Hospital.
Annie Ewart

Cycling star Annie Ewart second at Quebec championships

Central Saanich raised Ewart places well at U23 Canadian Road Championships

Annie Ewart
Patricia Obee

Better late than never for Olympics-bound Obee

Patricia Obee, 20, didn't start rowing until Grade 12. Now she's headed to London

Patricia Obee
Mountain Dream Productions' spring class will present its triple threat musical performance called Memories June 23 and 24 at the Mary Winspear Centre.

Summer camps hit the stage at Mary Winspear Centre

Sidney stage shows off what summer camps can do for kids

Mountain Dream Productions' spring class will present its triple threat musical performance called Memories June 23 and 24 at the Mary Winspear Centre.