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Abby Flight as Flounder, Akaylia Scott as Scuttle and Niah Davis as Ariel in the Stelly’s production of The Little Mermaid.  (Tom Hosie/Submitted)

The Little Mermaid is a smash hit for Stelly’s

A theatre, though, is still on their wish list

Abby Flight as Flounder, Akaylia Scott as Scuttle and Niah Davis as Ariel in the Stelly’s production of The Little Mermaid.  (Tom Hosie/Submitted)
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Interest in park growing by the toilet paper roll

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve interest measured by unconventional means

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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) is making a charitable donation after being forced to withdraw from this weekend’s Victoria Whisky Festival following a prohibition-style raid by the province a day earlier.

Whisky society commits to charity donation in wake of whisky raids

Refund of Victoria Whiskey Festival tickets won’t impact charity beneficiaries

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) is making a charitable donation after being forced to withdraw from this weekend’s Victoria Whisky Festival following a prohibition-style raid by the province a day earlier.
Parkland principal Lizanne Chicanot stands with some prospective IB students during the lunch break. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Parkland offers IB program this fall

Beginning Sept. 2018, Parkland Secondary School is slated to be the first…

Parkland principal Lizanne Chicanot stands with some prospective IB students during the lunch break. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
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Richard Leblanc, executive director of the Creating Homefulness Society, stands in front of the East Barn. (Alisa Howlett/News Staff file photo)

Woodwynn Farms to be shut down and sold

The rehabilitation program at Woodwynn Farms is being shut down. According to…

Richard Leblanc, executive director of the Creating Homefulness Society, stands in front of the East Barn. (Alisa Howlett/News Staff file photo)
From Hawaii, Coun. Alicia Holman shows the text alert she received on Saturday morning. (Alicia Holman)

False missile alert for Central Saanich councillor

While on vacation in Hawaii, Central Saanich Councillor Alicia Holman was awoken…

From Hawaii, Coun. Alicia Holman shows the text alert she received on Saturday morning. (Alicia Holman)
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Central Saanich police chase down speeding biker

A motorcyclist from the Lower Mainland was caught on the Tsawout reserve…

(Steven Heywood/News Staff file photo)
Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Local Legion makes donation

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Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)                                Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
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More buoys allowed for Brentwood Bay

Proposed number rises from 40 to 60

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Butchart Gardens in Central Saanich has hosted a variety of outdoor concerts in its history, including Bruce Cockburn in 2014. (Steven Heywood/News Staff File)

Butchart Gardens is hiring now and paying more

Wages start at $15, job fair Feb. 20

Butchart Gardens in Central Saanich has hosted a variety of outdoor concerts in its history, including Bruce Cockburn in 2014. (Steven Heywood/News Staff File)
Tent city resident just wants a home

Tent city resident just wants a home

Roving tent city has made its way to Central Saanich

Tent city resident just wants a home
Rob Fleming, B.C. Minister of Education, made the announcement in the Keating Elementary School library. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Keating Elementary to get seismic upgrades, 4 new classrooms

Construction on $7.92 million project to begin in July

Rob Fleming, B.C. Minister of Education, made the announcement in the Keating Elementary School library. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)
Man arrested for dog cruelty in Central Saanich

Man arrested for dog cruelty in Central Saanich

Police searching for Good Samaritan

Man arrested for dog cruelty in Central Saanich
Terrence Lafortune, 13, was last seen at Bayside Middle School on the morning of Jan. 11, 2018.

Police searching for missing Central Saanich teen

Terrence Lafortune, 13, last seen at Bayside Middle School

Terrence Lafortune, 13, was last seen at Bayside Middle School on the morning of Jan. 11, 2018.
Tent city arrives in Central Saanich

Tent city arrives in Central Saanich

Three tents near Polo Park as of Wednesday morning

Tent city arrives in Central Saanich
Sidney council and mayoral candidates in the 2014 civic election: Rosemarie Bongers; Mike Barwick; Steve Price; Steve Duck; Don Amos, and; Cliff McNeil-Smith. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)

Peninsula councillors undecided on re-election as mayors declare early

Updated Jan. 9, 2018 with comments from Mayor Alice Finall. With the…

Sidney council and mayoral candidates in the 2014 civic election: Rosemarie Bongers; Mike Barwick; Steve Price; Steve Duck; Don Amos, and; Cliff McNeil-Smith. (Steven Heywood/News staff file)
Passenger-only ferry plan proposed for Gulf Islands and Sidney

Passenger-only ferry plan proposed for Gulf Islands and Sidney

The CRD is looking into a plan that would bring a new ferry service to the Southern Gulf Islands, Salt Spring Island and the Town of Sidney

Passenger-only ferry plan proposed for Gulf Islands and Sidney
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Old Sidney wells will keep Town ‘treading water’ if quake happens

In the event of a major earthquake, securing food, water and shelter…

(Steven Heywood/file photo)
An affordable housing condo building is currently under construction on Fourth Street in Sidney. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

Higher Peninsula home values are no surprise

When assessment notices arrive in mailboxes across the Peninsula, homeowners will see…

An affordable housing condo building is currently under construction on Fourth Street in Sidney. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)