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Chief Warrant Officer Ted Adye with the K94 masks. The Korean War veteran who lives in Fairfield received a box as a gift from the Korean Consulate General. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Korean War vet, Victoria resident get second shipment of masks

Masks a thank you for Canadian service

Chief Warrant Officer Ted Adye with the K94 masks. The Korean War veteran who lives in Fairfield received a box as a gift from the Korean Consulate General. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Glenlyon Norfolk School will be taking over the Oak Bay Guest House to accommodate boarding students. (Google Maps Screenshot)
Glenlyon Norfolk School will be taking over the Oak Bay Guest House to accommodate boarding students. (Google Maps Screenshot)
Oak Bay council applied a 60-day protection order to the home at 2072 Hampshire Rd. The 1880s farmhouse is the second oldest remaining farmhouse in Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay puts 60-day protection order on heritage Hampshire house

Siblings plan to move family home to Metchosin

Oak Bay council applied a 60-day protection order to the home at 2072 Hampshire Rd. The 1880s farmhouse is the second oldest remaining farmhouse in Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay will remove the right turn slip lanes as it modernizes the newly revamped intersection of Bowker Avenue and Cadboro Bay Road to make it safer. 
(Oakbay.ca Image)

Oak Bay to remove slip lanes at Bowker intersection

Bowker Avenue intersection upgrades coming this summer

Oak Bay will remove the right turn slip lanes as it modernizes the newly revamped intersection of Bowker Avenue and Cadboro Bay Road to make it safer. 
(Oakbay.ca Image)
John Armitage of the Community Association of Oak Bay holds an image of the new bike and stroller shelter coming to Windsor Park. Pictured are Kris Nicholls and Joan Peggs of the (CAOB), Tsle Wokersien (Jaguar Club of Victoria), Mayor Kevin Murdoch, and Terry Sturgeon (Jaguar Club). (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay association rolling on new bike shelter for to Windsor Park

Shelter set for bikes, strollers during uptick in park use

John Armitage of the Community Association of Oak Bay holds an image of the new bike and stroller shelter coming to Windsor Park. Pictured are Kris Nicholls and Joan Peggs of the (CAOB), Tsle Wokersien (Jaguar Club of Victoria), Mayor Kevin Murdoch, and Terry Sturgeon (Jaguar Club). (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay Police. (Black Press File Photo)

Paddleboard stolen from Oak Bay residence

Oak Bay police briefs March 1 to 7

Oak Bay Police. (Black Press File Photo)
Fire Chief Darren Hughes, right, pulls the old Firemans Park sign off ahead of the parks name change. The new sign for Firefighters Park is coming. (Oak Bay Fire Department Twitter)

Oak Bay changes the name of Fireman’s Park

New sign for Firefighter’s Park on the way

Fire Chief Darren Hughes, right, pulls the old Firemans Park sign off ahead of the parks name change. The new sign for Firefighters Park is coming. (Oak Bay Fire Department Twitter)
Alain Bedard’s Two Shores on acrylic is in the West End Gallery in March. (Alain Bedard Image)

At The Galleries: March exhibitions come to life

A look at what’s on display this month at Greater Victoria art galleries

Alain Bedard’s Two Shores on acrylic is in the West End Gallery in March. (Alain Bedard Image)
Tanya Bub’s mermaid (pictured at Gage Gallery last month) is stuffed with a year’s worth of plastic from one family’s packaging. It has been on display at Oak Bay Marina in February. (Tanya Bub Photo)
Tanya Bub’s mermaid (pictured at Gage Gallery last month) is stuffed with a year’s worth of plastic from one family’s packaging. It has been on display at Oak Bay Marina in February. (Tanya Bub Photo)
To each their own pipe. The new sewer main during staging in James Bay before it was installed in 2018, to convey waste to the McLoughlin Point treatment facility. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘End in sight,’ for Victoria’s annual sewage overflows

Wastewater projects underway should end sewage overflows

To each their own pipe. The new sewer main during staging in James Bay before it was installed in 2018, to convey waste to the McLoughlin Point treatment facility. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay council will consider a protection order on 2072 Hampshire Rd. for Monday night. The 1880s farmhouse is the second oldest remaining farmhouse in Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay’s second-oldest farmhouse could be moved

Council to consider protection order for 1880s home

Oak Bay council will consider a protection order on 2072 Hampshire Rd. for Monday night. The 1880s farmhouse is the second oldest remaining farmhouse in Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Rebecca Lang of Any Thyme Gardening installed a seed exchange library in front of her home on Beechwood Avenue. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Victoria gardeners scramble to create local seed exchanges

Fairfield resident’s seed exchange an instant hit

Rebecca Lang of Any Thyme Gardening installed a seed exchange library in front of her home on Beechwood Avenue. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Lansdowne Middle School.
(Black Press Media File Photo)

Lansdowne school grounds could be home to new Francophone school

Demand for Francophone schools taking off

Lansdowne Middle School.
(Black Press Media File Photo)
Walkers ascend Mount Douglas Park on Sunday, Feb. 7. Visits to Saanich Parks are up 46 per cent compared to pre-pandemic statistics this time last year. (Darrell Wick Photo)

Oak Bay, Saanich parks peak in popularity during pandemic

Oak Bay spent an extra $5,000 on park toilet paper in 2020

Walkers ascend Mount Douglas Park on Sunday, Feb. 7. Visits to Saanich Parks are up 46 per cent compared to pre-pandemic statistics this time last year. (Darrell Wick Photo)
Kelly Black, executive director of Point Ellice House Museum and Gardens, is working on years of deferred maintenance around the house and property. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Point Ellice House in Victoria looks to patch up during pandemic

Woodpeckers, leaks and rot keep museum head busy

Kelly Black, executive director of Point Ellice House Museum and Gardens, is working on years of deferred maintenance around the house and property. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Sgt. Sandrine Perry in the Oak Bay Police Department interview room that has been softened with household features to better accommodate survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay police interview room gets a makeover

Room made less daunting for victims of trauma

Sgt. Sandrine Perry in the Oak Bay Police Department interview room that has been softened with household features to better accommodate survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay police seized a fake police badge marked ‘Special Police’ from the car of a driver who rolled through the stop sign at the intersection of King George Terrace and Beach Drive on Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay Police seize fake police badge at traffic stop

Underage public drinking, face-to-face scams keep police busy

Oak Bay police seized a fake police badge marked ‘Special Police’ from the car of a driver who rolled through the stop sign at the intersection of King George Terrace and Beach Drive on Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sheila Riley, close, and Sheila Taylor, far, were two of 32 residents and staff who took part in the Berwick House's second annual Spin-A-Thon for the Heart and Stroke Foundation fundraiser. The two are regulars at the weekly Berwick spinning class and on Tuesday they chose Roy Orbison's greatest hits to listen to whilst spinning. 
(Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Sheila Riley, close, and Sheila Taylor, far, were two of 32 residents and staff who took part in the Berwick House's second annual Spin-A-Thon for the Heart and Stroke Foundation fundraiser. The two are regulars at the weekly Berwick spinning class and on Tuesday they chose Roy Orbison's greatest hits to listen to whilst spinning. 
(Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Amy Morrison was surprised to find a note on her windshield for parking on a public street with no restrictions in south Oak Bay where she works. (Amy Morrison Photo)

Oak Bay resident uses notes to claim street parking

‘You must have noticed, we park in front of OUR HOUSE,’ note writer says

Amy Morrison was surprised to find a note on her windshield for parking on a public street with no restrictions in south Oak Bay where she works. (Amy Morrison Photo)
Skaters take to the ice of Panama Flats in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich spikes 37-acre ALR expansion at Panama Flats

Council to explore small-scale farming at the wetlands instead

Skaters take to the ice of Panama Flats in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)