Peninsula News Staff

New year, new displays at Butchart Gardens

Indoor garden and historical exhibit runs Jan. 15 until March 17

Social media aflutter after 100 chickens coralled on Peninsula

Situation caused quite a stir Thursday morning as cops helped chase down the chickens

Plan a safe ride home for New Year’s Eve, ICBC warns

Police will be out conducting roadchecks so take transit, it’s free

Sea King helicopters make formal retirement flight Monday

Monday flight pattern includes Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville and Qualicum

High winds and heavy rain delays, cancels BC Ferries sailings

Island routes between Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay affected

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for holiday travel

Later sailings include 10 p.m. and midnight departures on select dates

Jann Arden loves Vancouver Island

Canadian singer, songwriter, author made several stops last week

McDonald’s brings back $1 coffee

Deal runs from Nov. 19 until Dec. 16 in Greater Victoria

A cuddle and a coffee: Six Island towns named among Canada’s most cozy

Sidney, Campbell River, Courtenay, Parksville, Tofino and Ucluelet crack Expedia’s top 40

Company employing Victoria airport workers responds to demonstration

Food service workers rallied Wednesday to draw attention to long-running negotiations with employer, Compass Group Canada

UPDATE: missing Sidney man found after SAR mobilized in search

Howard Baker was last seen over the weekend and may be hiding from police

Sidney hosting world rowing coastal championships this weekend

More than 400 rowers from 24 countries will be taking part in the four-day event

BC Ferries wants five new ships

Sights set on Canadian shipyards to build vessels for local routes

Entry-fee Sidney all-candidate forum cancelled

Event had become “a political issue and a distraction,” says Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

Crash closes Lands End Road in North Saanich

Police say it was a single vehicle crash that led to the closure

Vancouver Island man wins $500K in Lotto 6/49

And this isn’t the first time that Robert Scott, from Greater Victoria, has defied the odds