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Woodwynn Farms garlic glean rescues 5000 bulbs

Woodwynn Farms garlic glean rescues 5000 bulbs

A garlic glean at Woodwynn Farms rescued at least 5000 heads of…

Woodwynn Farms garlic glean rescues 5000 bulbs
The Spirit of British Columbia. (File)

Ferry turns back after passenger takes a fall

Spirit of B.C. still in Swartz Bay, says BC Ferries

The Spirit of British Columbia. (File)
A banana peel worthy of Burning Man

A banana peel worthy of Burning Man

North Saanich artist builds a light-up, laughing sculpture for 70,000 festival-goers

A banana peel worthy of Burning Man
A sled dog with an amazing past shows a young pug the ropes

A sled dog with an amazing past shows a young pug the ropes

A local school bus driver and passionate dog lover has written his…

A sled dog with an amazing past shows a young pug the ropes
Victoria airport workers rally on Tuesday

Victoria airport workers rally on Tuesday

Food service workers call for improved working conditions

Victoria airport workers rally on Tuesday
The corner of a building at Beacon Ave. and Second St. after a truck clipped a power line and dragged a section of the building down. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Delivery truck downs power lines in Sidney

A tractor trailer delivering eggs clipped a low-hanging wire on Second St.…

The corner of a building at Beacon Ave. and Second St. after a truck clipped a power line and dragged a section of the building down. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
A $100,000 donation is the start of a $2.5 million fundraising campaign for the Mary Winspear. From left: Richard Paquette (President, Memorial Park Society), Gwyn Morgan, Patricia Trottier, Sheilah Fey (President, Mary Winspear Foundation), and Brad Edgett (Executive Director, Mary Winspear Centre).

$100k donation kicks off Mary Winspear fundraiser

The Mary Winspear Centre is beginning a $2.5 million fundraising campaign for…

A $100,000 donation is the start of a $2.5 million fundraising campaign for the Mary Winspear. From left: Richard Paquette (President, Memorial Park Society), Gwyn Morgan, Patricia Trottier, Sheilah Fey (President, Mary Winspear Foundation), and Brad Edgett (Executive Director, Mary Winspear Centre).
Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Woodwynn Farms sold to B.C. government

Therapeutic-recovery community is the goal, but no on-site housing planned

Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Woodwynn Farms is currently closed, pending a sale to an unknown buyer. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Allison Fundis of the Ocean Exploration Trust gives reporters a tour of the remotely operated vehicle Hercules, used to explore the deep ocean. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Live-streaming ancient undersea volcanoes in HD

16-day expedition to map underwater seamounts

Allison Fundis of the Ocean Exploration Trust gives reporters a tour of the remotely operated vehicle Hercules, used to explore the deep ocean. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Baby deer gets police escort to the vet

Baby deer gets police escort to the vet

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP say it had been struck by a car

Baby deer gets police escort to the vet
Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Summer-long marine survey off B.C. coast the largest of its kind

Scientists to learn more about little-known whales

Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Summer-long marine survey the largest of its kind

Scientists to learn more about little-known whales

Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan announces a new marine mammal survey at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Sidney ballplayer wins Seattle skill competition

Sidney ballplayer wins Seattle skill competition

Nolan Weinmeyer was the only Canadian chosen

Sidney ballplayer wins Seattle skill competition
Pizza paired with craft beer, Prima Strada partners with Category 12

Pizza paired with craft beer, Prima Strada partners with Category 12

Besides the pizza oven, the Central Saanich brewery will also release new beers every month

Pizza paired with craft beer, Prima Strada partners with Category 12
Chronic disease no obstacle for ultra-cyclist

Chronic disease no obstacle for ultra-cyclist

Cross-Canada ride raises funds for Crohn’s disease

Chronic disease no obstacle for ultra-cyclist
The aftermath of a simulated car crash at Parkland Secondary, designed to prevent students from texting and driving. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Fake crash warns students about real consequences

Saanich Peninsula emergency crews warn against distracted driving

The aftermath of a simulated car crash at Parkland Secondary, designed to prevent students from texting and driving. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Geese are problematic for Saanich Peninsula farmers, but in Parksville, they are known to affect estuaries and waterways. (File photo)

Feasting geese concern farmers

For farmers on the Saanich Peninsula, cereal crops like corn are starting…

Geese are problematic for Saanich Peninsula farmers, but in Parksville, they are known to affect estuaries and waterways. (File photo)
Tanner’s Books owner is running for Sidney mayor

Tanner’s Books owner is running for Sidney mayor

Cliff McNeil-Smith says managing growth is his top priority

Tanner’s Books owner is running for Sidney mayor
B.C. Ferries MV Klitsa slides out of Brentwood Bay with a full load of passengers enroute to Mill Bay. (File)

An upstart ferry company might be a Malahat alternative

A new ferry service might alleviate Malahat congestion. Dogwood Ferries is a…

B.C. Ferries MV Klitsa slides out of Brentwood Bay with a full load of passengers enroute to Mill Bay. (File)
Man found dead on Central Saanich beach

Man found dead on Central Saanich beach

Paddleboarder spotted him and attempted first aid

Man found dead on Central Saanich beach