Metchosin

A dozen or more Metchosin cats are in need of homes. (Facebook/Broken Promises Rescue)

Dozen Metchosin ‘barn cats’ on the hunt for new homes

Broken Promises Animal Rescue hoping to re-home feral cats

A dozen or more Metchosin cats are in need of homes. (Facebook/Broken Promises Rescue)
Martin Payne, 60, was found dead in his Metchosin home on July 12. Police have confirmed foul play and believe the crime is an isolated incident. (Martin Payne/Facebook)

RCMP identifies persons of interest in murder of Metchosin man

Martin Payne, 60, was found dead in his Metchosin home on July 12

Martin Payne, 60, was found dead in his Metchosin home on July 12. Police have confirmed foul play and believe the crime is an isolated incident. (Martin Payne/Facebook)
James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage are back in police custody after their escape from William Head institution on July 7. (Correctional Service of Canada/Facebook)

Inmates who escaped William Head to appear in court later this month

James Busch, Zachary Armitage were scheduled to appear in a West Shore court Thursday

James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage are back in police custody after their escape from William Head institution on July 7. (Correctional Service of Canada/Facebook)
Chris Ferguson, a Metchosin resident, found 12 or 13 dead fish along Witty’s Lagoon Thursday morning. (Photo courtesy of Chris Ferguson)

Dead fish dot shoreline at Witty’s Lagoon in Metchosin

Untouched by birds, DFO has yet to confirm cause of death

Chris Ferguson, a Metchosin resident, found 12 or 13 dead fish along Witty’s Lagoon Thursday morning. (Photo courtesy of Chris Ferguson)
Happy at Home on the Farm

Happy at Home on the Farm

Violane Mitchell and Tom Henry at Stillmeadow Farm

  • Feb 1, 2019
Happy at Home on the Farm
Cat On The Prowl, 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Turns Heads

Cat On The Prowl, 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Turns Heads

Jody Dick’s groovy classic car is a rebuilt ride

  • Jan 28, 2019
Cat On The Prowl, 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Turns Heads
A fire in a Metchosin workshop late Friday night kept firefighters busy for more than five hours. (Photo submitted by Scott Henning)

Cause of late night Metchosin workshop fire still under investigation

Potentially hazardous fire kept crews busy

  • Nov 26, 2018
A fire in a Metchosin workshop late Friday night kept firefighters busy for more than five hours. (Photo submitted by Scott Henning)
A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

No new leads in 1992 Guyatt murder case

Newspaper clippings will not lead to the discovery of Shannon Guyatt’s body, says police

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation

Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation

Closure believed to be linked to something found at DND site

Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation
A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

UPDATED: Materials linked to 1992 Colwood murder found at construction site in Metchosin

West Shore RCMP investigating to determine if relevant to the old case

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
Two kayakers were rescued off the shores of Metchosin Wednesday evening. (Google Maps)

Two kayakers rescued after falling into the water off Metchosin

Search and Rescue warns residents to check the forecast before heading out

Two kayakers were rescued off the shores of Metchosin Wednesday evening. (Google Maps)
Velella are a relative of the Portuguese man o’ war and are a community of organisms that function as one. They are also known as sea raft, by-the-wind sailors, purple sail, or little sail. (iStock photo)

Unusual sea life washes up in Metchosin

Vellela are propelled by the wind

Velella are a relative of the Portuguese man o’ war and are a community of organisms that function as one. They are also known as sea raft, by-the-wind sailors, purple sail, or little sail. (iStock photo)
The SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre cared for 3,066 animals in 2017, including Rocky the Squirrel that was attacked by crows, nursed back to health and eventually released back into the wild in October. (Wild ARC photo)

Wild ARC in Metchosin sees record-breaking number of animals

The centre cared for 3,066 “patients” in 2017

The SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre cared for 3,066 animals in 2017, including Rocky the Squirrel that was attacked by crows, nursed back to health and eventually released back into the wild in October. (Wild ARC photo)
Needle found on Metchosin beach

Needle found on Metchosin beach

Residents say this isn’t the first time a needle has been found

Needle found on Metchosin beach
William Head Institution, near Metchosin, has no manned guard towers but no escapes since 2013. (Wikimapia)

William Head fence debate a big deal out of nothing says officials

Metchosin Mayor John Ranns met with William Head warden Thursday

William Head Institution, near Metchosin, has no manned guard towers but no escapes since 2013. (Wikimapia)