Jennifer Blyth

Steel & Oak, in New Westminster, is one of 11 breweries on the new North of the Fraser Ale Trail. BC Ale Trail photo

New Ale Trail takes craft beer enthusiasts north of the Fraser

The BC Ale Trail team is poised to pour on the local…

Steel & Oak, in New Westminster, is one of 11 breweries on the new North of the Fraser Ale Trail. BC Ale Trail photo
Buckerfields is opening a new store in Langford this spring. Shown here is the retailer’s storefront in Duncan. Photo contributed

Buckerfields targets booming West Shore

New store set to open April 1 in Langford Parkway location

Buckerfields is opening a new store in Langford this spring. Shown here is the retailer’s storefront in Duncan. Photo contributed
Oak Bay High's Hector Jardine passes to a teammate covered by Finn Atkinson.

Pitch Perfect

Oak Bay High rugby squads prepare for the start of the spring league

Oak Bay High's Hector Jardine passes to a teammate covered by Finn Atkinson.
Liisa Repo-Martell and Rebecca Parent in What a Young Wife Ought to Know, at the Belfrey Theatre as part of the annual SPARK festival.

Stages set for spring across the Island

From jazz greats to innovative theatre, the entertainment calendar is full

Liisa Repo-Martell and Rebecca Parent in What a Young Wife Ought to Know, at the Belfrey Theatre as part of the annual SPARK festival.
Cory Pelan, from Whole Beast and Village Butcher, is March's 'featured farmer' at Q restaurant, at the Fairmont Empress.

Whole Beast brings local ingredients to the Empress

Featured Farmer program profiles Pacific Northwest foods

Cory Pelan, from Whole Beast and Village Butcher, is March's 'featured farmer' at Q restaurant, at the Fairmont Empress.
From the moment she started drawing as a young child, Nirmala Greenwell followed an artistic path. See her work at the Victoria Sketch Club’s annual show at the Glenlyon Norfolk Junior School.

Sketch club artist follows an inspired journey

Victoria Sketch Club's 108th annual show at Glenlyon Norfolk Junior School in Oak Bay runs through Saturday

From the moment she started drawing as a young child, Nirmala Greenwell followed an artistic path. See her work at the Victoria Sketch Club’s annual show at the Glenlyon Norfolk Junior School.
Ben Schweitzer, managing director at Wentworth Villa, with one of the home’s original doors. Period door knobs, door bells and hinges like those at the villa are a relatively easy addition that provides an authentic look.

Lecture explores Jewellery for Old Houses

Expert reviews original hardware options for home restorations

Ben Schweitzer, managing director at Wentworth Villa, with one of the home’s original doors. Period door knobs, door bells and hinges like those at the villa are a relatively easy addition that provides an authentic look.
Madrona Gallery features Breaker Beach by E.J. Hughes this March.

Galleries spring forward with new exhibits

Galleries roundup in and around the region for the month of March

Madrona Gallery features Breaker Beach by E.J. Hughes this March.
The Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves are in Comox Saturday for the third and deciding game for the Island championship.

Midget Braves battle for Island crown

Saanich blanks Chiefs 7-0 to force deciding game Saturday in Comox

The Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves are in Comox Saturday for the third and deciding game for the Island championship.
Christine van Reeuwyk's photo of the Oak Bay High C4C head-shave event caught the eye of Ma Murray Award judges.

Oak Bay News nets three BC-Yukon award nominations

Paper recognized in general excellence and photography categories

Christine van Reeuwyk's photo of the Oak Bay High C4C head-shave event caught the eye of Ma Murray Award judges.

Saanich Midget Braves battle for Island crown

Saanich Midget Tier 1 Braves battle for Island crown

Oak Bay’s Jarod Timmins, in white, dekes past Comox Chief Ivan Jasbel in Game 2 of the best-of-three Midget Tier 1 Island championship Saturday at Pearkes arena. The Braves won 7-0.

Braves force Game 3 for Midget Tier 1 Island title

Final game in best-of-three Island championship expected Saturday

Oak Bay’s Jarod Timmins, in white, dekes past Comox Chief Ivan Jasbel in Game 2 of the best-of-three Midget Tier 1 Island championship Saturday at Pearkes arena. The Braves won 7-0.
Dionne Laslo-Baker, from DeeBee’s.

Women in Business: Saluting Oak Bay’s entrepreneurial spirit

Oak Bay business owners share stories and successes

Dionne Laslo-Baker, from DeeBee’s.
Caroline Duncan

Women in Business: Oak Bay women share success strategies

Communication, community and commitment among the keys to success for three Oak Bay professionals

Caroline Duncan
Coun. Tom Croft

Councillor says there is no conflict in Abstract discussions

Oak Bay councillor says he is not in conflict as council reviews a proposed development project

Coun. Tom Croft

Oak Bay author hopes for return of missing materials

Woman seeks return of CDs and envelope missing from library

The Midget Tier 1 Braves edged past Nanaimo 4-2 Saturday (Feb. 11) in the final game of the first round of Midget Tier 1 hockey playoffs.

Midget T1 Braves move to Island championships

Weekend win over Nanaimo takes Braves into the final round of the Island championships

The Midget Tier 1 Braves edged past Nanaimo 4-2 Saturday (Feb. 11) in the final game of the first round of Midget Tier 1 hockey playoffs.

February exhibits draw on wide array of artistic talent

What's happening at local art galleries this month

See Meghan Hildebrand’s The Scarf at Madrona Gallery.

February exhibits draw on wide array of artistic talent

What's happening at local art galleries this month

See Meghan Hildebrand’s The Scarf at Madrona Gallery.
Oak Bay High grad Brayden Tate, now a University of Victoria rugby player, is the recipient of the Bate Family Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame Award.

Oak Bay rugby player earns Bate family award for UVic studies

Brayden Tate receives the Bate Family Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame Award

Oak Bay High grad Brayden Tate, now a University of Victoria rugby player, is the recipient of the Bate Family Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame Award.