Shelley Lipke

Oak Bay police arrest Victoria man for assault

Man accused of theft during beating of woman

David Beasley sailed his 11-metre yacht Beasmaster around the globe for six years

Tales from six years at sea

On a too-small boat and using old school navigational charts, David Beasley sailed the globe

David Beasley sailed his 11-metre yacht Beasmaster around the globe for six years
Municipal arborist Darryl Clark trims suckers off the base of a Linden tree in Oak Bay.

Residents can help save trees

Like caring for your body, regular checkups help

Municipal arborist Darryl Clark trims suckers off the base of a Linden tree in Oak Bay.
Geoff Beattie of Barclay’s Fine Custom Jewellers in Oak Bay acid tests a necklace to determine the karat quality of the gold.

Modern-day gold rush on

With gold selling for record prices, many people are parting with family heirlooms

Geoff Beattie of Barclay’s Fine Custom Jewellers in Oak Bay acid tests a necklace to determine the karat quality of the gold.
Allan Cassidy escorts his daughter

Allan Cassidy loved life and enjoyed giving back

Family members share memories of a husband and father

Allan Cassidy escorts his daughter
Transit Road neighbours Julie Redding and Val Wyatt stand in front of a home on Transit Road that is due to be demolished and replaced by two larger homes. Neighbours unhappy with the design and size of the proposed homes complained to councillors Monday night and prompted a rejection of the developer's proposal.

Neighbours unite over two-house development

Transit Road homebuilders sent back to the drawing board

Transit Road neighbours Julie Redding and Val Wyatt stand in front of a home on Transit Road that is due to be demolished and replaced by two larger homes. Neighbours unhappy with the design and size of the proposed homes complained to councillors Monday night and prompted a rejection of the developer's proposal.
Woodworker Harvey Brooks turns a bowl in advance of next week’s night market.

Artists prepare for Oak Bay night market

Third season of evening market featuring arts, crafts, produce and more

Woodworker Harvey Brooks turns a bowl in advance of next week’s night market.
Monterey Recreation Centre maintenance man Paul Rains moves a ping pong table for enthusiastic seniors to have a match. Rains is retiring soon after 31 years with Recreation Oak Bay.

Seniors bid farewell to go-to guy

Monterey Rec. Centre was a better fit for longtime employee

Monterey Recreation Centre maintenance man Paul Rains moves a ping pong table for enthusiastic seniors to have a match. Rains is retiring soon after 31 years with Recreation Oak Bay.

Paint flora and fauna with watercolour expert

Art classes promise colourful results

Bees are an integral part of our food supply.

Global honey bee decline the topic of film at Cinecenta

Shortage of bees ultimately means higher prices for produce locally

Bees are an integral part of our food supply.
Coun. Allan Cassidy was first elected to Oak Bay council in 1996. He lost his battle with cancer on Sunday at the age of 59.

Community, Oak Bay council lose a key figure

Veteran Coun. Allan Cassidy didn’t let illness slow him down

Coun. Allan Cassidy was first elected to Oak Bay council in 1996. He lost his battle with cancer on Sunday at the age of 59.