Pirjo Raits

East Sooke-based artist Bev Petow works on a sheet metal project using a plasma cutter.

Haute couture sculptures fused with steel

East Sooke artist Bev Petow finds her solace and passion in visual metaphors

East Sooke-based artist Bev Petow works on a sheet metal project using a plasma cutter.
Members of the Exercise is Health club, from left to right, Holly Dickinson, Sam Pascoe, Troy Grinder, Hannah Flahr, Anna Walker and Melissa Rollin.

Getting healthy through exercise at Camosun

This new club might just be what the doctor ordered for some West Shore residents

Members of the Exercise is Health club, from left to right, Holly Dickinson, Sam Pascoe, Troy Grinder, Hannah Flahr, Anna Walker and Melissa Rollin.
Author Patrick Blennerhassett in India with three-time gold medal Olympian Balbir Singh Sr.

Honouring a forgotten Olympian

Former Gazette reporter releases a new book after traveling to India

Author Patrick Blennerhassett in India with three-time gold medal Olympian Balbir Singh Sr.
Patrick Blennerhassett and Balbir Singh Sr. in India.

Former Saanich resident pens book on forgotten Olympian

Former Saanich News arts reporter publishes book on Balbir Singh Sr., who won three Olympic medals in field hockey

Patrick Blennerhassett and Balbir Singh Sr. in India.
Siblings Leo and Pilar Maekawa of the Racquet Club of Victoria Skating  Club enjoy dress rehearsal for A Toy Story on Ice. The ice show will be performed at Archie Browning Sports Centre, March 19 and 20.

Racquet Club skaters bring Toy Story to life on the ice

Racquet Club of Victoria Figure Skating Club to perform Toy Story on Ice at Archie Browning March 19 and 20

Siblings Leo and Pilar Maekawa of the Racquet Club of Victoria Skating  Club enjoy dress rehearsal for A Toy Story on Ice. The ice show will be performed at Archie Browning Sports Centre, March 19 and 20.

CRD takes leap of faith on McLoughlin, Clover points

McLoughlin Point and Clover Point are the focus as secondary or tertiary sewage treatment plants.

Without any signage next to regulated products in local garden and hardware stores, newcomers to Saanich may be unaware of its pesticide bylaw, Coun. Fred Haynes said.

Beware permit-only products on store shelves in Saanich

Use of permit-regulated pesticides heavily regulated in Saanich yet available to anyone

Without any signage next to regulated products in local garden and hardware stores, newcomers to Saanich may be unaware of its pesticide bylaw, Coun. Fred Haynes said.
Mike Holmes

Homefinder: Holmes on Saanich’s Horizon

Mike Holmes bringing national brand to Saanich's Horizon Pacific Contracting

Mike Holmes

Learn how to fix that leak: CRD promoting Fix a Leak Week

CRD promoting Fix a Leak Week, March 14 to 20, with free events

Ruling that bans incentives for pharmacy prescriptions reaches Saanich

Saanich residents are now a month into the provincial ban on using points-based cards or other incentives when purchasing for prescriptions.

Victoria Women’s Show at Pearkes this weekend

The Victoria Women’s Show takes over the field house of Pearkes Recreation Centre this weekend, March 5 and 6.

Oliver Swain and banjo to jam with renowned African drummers at UVic

March 4, Masters of Rhythm, at Philip T. Young Recital Hall at UVic. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

Canada geese take flight in the early morning

Saanich bylaw could take aim at non-migratory Canada geese

Saanich council to debate permission to cull non-migratory Canada geese damaging Saanich crops

Canada geese take flight in the early morning

District a finalist in Earth Hour challenge

Saanich a finalist for the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour City Challenge with Vancouver and Edmonton

Hockey official and Belmlont secondary student Matt Williams stands in front of a fundraising board he’s set up in the school to keep track of moneys raised for cancer research. Bingo for Bucks runs until Oct. 31.

Hockey ref sets unique goals in Langford

Belmont secondary student targets players for fundraiser

Hockey official and Belmlont secondary student Matt Williams stands in front of a fundraising board he’s set up in the school to keep track of moneys raised for cancer research. Bingo for Bucks runs until Oct. 31.
Featured soloist, Rae Gallimore won the Don Chrysler Concerto Competition. She preforms with the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra this weekend.

Soloist set to strike strings in Langford

Fall Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra concert this weekend in Langford

Featured soloist, Rae Gallimore won the Don Chrysler Concerto Competition. She preforms with the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra this weekend.

Belmont takes on Harlem Crowns in Langford

Friday's basketball game will be entertaining for the entire family

An aerial view shows the area through which the West Shore Parkway will be extended and connected to Sooke Road, as well as the different stages of the project.

West Shore Parkway taking strides towards completion in Langford

West Shore Parkway project awards consulting contract

An aerial view shows the area through which the West Shore Parkway will be extended and connected to Sooke Road, as well as the different stages of the project.
Applications for the next Reserve Constable course must be received by Sept. 15.

Police department seeks new Reserve Constables

Volunteer service can be a stepping stone to a future career

Applications for the next Reserve Constable course must be received by Sept. 15.
Fifteen-year-old Carmyn Slater continues to win national awards for her compositions.

Young Sooke composer wins prestigious award

Carmyn Slater is winning awards and accolades for her compositions

Fifteen-year-old Carmyn Slater continues to win national awards for her compositions.
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