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A tractor procession honouring Silver Rill Corn’s Ken Fox travelled through Central Saanich on Sunday before the late farmer’s memorial service at the Saanich Fairgrounds. (Black Press staff)

VIDEO: Tractor parade honours Silver Rill Corn farmer

A farmer’s farewell for Ken Fox, longtime Saanich Peninsula farmer

A tractor procession honouring Silver Rill Corn’s Ken Fox travelled through Central Saanich on Sunday before the late farmer’s memorial service at the Saanich Fairgrounds. (Black Press staff)
The 2018 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Victoria Airport firefighter hosts Burger Beer fundraiser for Cops for Cancer

With fall approaching, the annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is…

The 2018 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Camp Namegans residents have left Regina Park, moving on to Rudd Park for the night while they plan their next move. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Regina Park campers move to nearby park, plan next move

Camp Namegans in Saanich dispersed, packing continues on Friday

Camp Namegans residents have left Regina Park, moving on to Rudd Park for the night while they plan their next move. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Central Saanich municipal staff were powerwashing James Island Dock Tuesday morning at the end of a “squid run” that attracted hundreds of visitors to a quiet waterfront neighbourhood. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Rare squid influx draws crowds to Central Saanich dock

On Tuesday morning, the James Island Public Dock was visibly free of…

Central Saanich municipal staff were powerwashing James Island Dock Tuesday morning at the end of a “squid run” that attracted hundreds of visitors to a quiet waterfront neighbourhood. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Tractor parade celebrates life of Ken Fox

Tractor parade celebrates life of Ken Fox

Memorial for Silver Rill Corn farmer this Sunday at Saanich Fairground

Tractor parade celebrates life of Ken Fox
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World rowing competition, bound for Sidney, features strong Indigenous connections

This October, the spirit of the orca will be front and centre…

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Terry and Vern Michell own a farm with 30 different crops that are planted, watered, harvested and delivered. (Hugo Wong/Black Press)

Growing the South Island: Vern Michell, Michell Farms

“You’re doing a good job, you should get 35 cents an hour now!”

Terry and Vern Michell own a farm with 30 different crops that are planted, watered, harvested and delivered. (Hugo Wong/Black Press)
Kim Ward, 48, was a massage therapist and worked with Canadian triathletes at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games.                                 (Triathlon Canada)

Sisters identified in fatal Central Saanich crash

Police release new information, believe suspect vehicle involved in two crashes that night

Kim Ward, 48, was a massage therapist and worked with Canadian triathletes at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games.                                 (Triathlon Canada)
Witnesses sought in North Saanich rollover crash

Witnesses sought in North Saanich rollover crash

Earlier hit-and-run in Sidney could be connected

Witnesses sought in North Saanich rollover crash
A roadside memorial seen the morning after a car struck two pedestrians and a dog at the 7500-block of Central Saanich Road. One pedestrian and the dog were killed, and the other pedestrian was seriously injured. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Rear-end collision may be linked to fatal Central Saanich crash

Red Jeep may have rear-ended a sedan before crashing into pedestrians

A roadside memorial seen the morning after a car struck two pedestrians and a dog at the 7500-block of Central Saanich Road. One pedestrian and the dog were killed, and the other pedestrian was seriously injured. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Lou Claxton, Timothy Montler, and Belinda Claxton stand with the new SENĆOŦEN dictionary beside a poster of the W̱SÁNEĆ Moons, a calendar of the seasons. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

VIDEO: New Indigenous dictionary for SENĆOŦEN released after years of work

New dictionary has over 1,500 pages and 12,000 words

Lou Claxton, Timothy Montler, and Belinda Claxton stand with the new SENĆOŦEN dictionary beside a poster of the W̱SÁNEĆ Moons, a calendar of the seasons. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
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‘Urgent motor repairs’ stop Sidney-Anacortes ferry for a week

Sidney vessel reassigned due to another broken ferry

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Amarjeet Sohi (left), Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, attends the launch of seven electric vehicle charging stations on Vancouver Island along with George Heyman, B.C. Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Mayor Steve Price of the Town of Sidney. The charging stations are part of a B.C.-wide charging network to reduce “range anxiety.” (Hugo Wong/Peninsula News Review)

New B.C. Hydro electric car chargers launch on Vancouver Island

Fast-chargers to reduce ‘range anxiety’ for B.C. electric car drivers

Amarjeet Sohi (left), Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, attends the launch of seven electric vehicle charging stations on Vancouver Island along with George Heyman, B.C. Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Mayor Steve Price of the Town of Sidney. The charging stations are part of a B.C.-wide charging network to reduce “range anxiety.” (Hugo Wong/Peninsula News Review)
BC Transit introduces new trip planner for the Cowichan Valley. (File photo)

New Victoria bus routes bound for airport, Camosun College

Bus routes and schedules are about to change this fall, and two…

BC Transit introduces new trip planner for the Cowichan Valley. (File photo)
Alan Mayfield of North Saanich’s Victoria Lavender, holds one of the steadily-growing goats that was a participant in a goat yoga program that had more than 1,200 participants (Hugo Wong/News staff)

Victoria Lavender owner set to retire

Sidney storefront to remain open, future of goat yoga undecided

Alan Mayfield of North Saanich’s Victoria Lavender, holds one of the steadily-growing goats that was a participant in a goat yoga program that had more than 1,200 participants (Hugo Wong/News staff)
Harold Brumwell will finally fulfill a lifelong dream and take the controls of an airplane. He will be joined by Michele Berod, who helped make the flight possible. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Fulfilling a lifelong dream of flight

97-year old will fly a plane for the first time

Harold Brumwell will finally fulfill a lifelong dream and take the controls of an airplane. He will be joined by Michele Berod, who helped make the flight possible. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Bev Elder of the Sidney Lions Food Bank stands by produce donated by Thrifty Foods. The food bank can collect more of it with their new refrigerated van. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Saanich Peninsula food bank needs donations

Summer shortage leaves food bank in a bind

Bev Elder of the Sidney Lions Food Bank stands by produce donated by Thrifty Foods. The food bank can collect more of it with their new refrigerated van. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
North Saanich approves Habitat for Humanity development

North Saanich approves Habitat for Humanity development

27-home complex has 10 affordable units

North Saanich approves Habitat for Humanity development
This jade sculpture was stolen from the Mary Winspear Centre between 11:30 and 1 p.m. on Friday. (Mary Winspear Centre)

Sculpture stolen from Sidney art show

Jade sculpture, worth between $20-40,000, lifted on Friday morning

This jade sculpture was stolen from the Mary Winspear Centre between 11:30 and 1 p.m. on Friday. (Mary Winspear Centre)
Dancers leave the field following their performance at a recent Yellow Wolf Powwow. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)                                Dancers leave the field following their performance at a recent Yellow Wolf Powwow. (Steven Heywood/News Staff file)

Yellow Wolf Powwow postponed, but will return

Organizers need time to teach the next generation

Dancers leave the field following their performance at a recent Yellow Wolf Powwow. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)                                Dancers leave the field following their performance at a recent Yellow Wolf Powwow. (Steven Heywood/News Staff file)