Outdoor Hobbies

Sammie Gillan-Kennedy found out she is expecting baby number three this year. (Courtesy of Sammie Gillan-Kennedy)

GALLERY: Celebrating the successes during a trying year

Greater Victoria residents share some positive news from a year dominated by COVID-19


Runners and walkers enjoying the Pumpkin Spice Run in Chemainus in 2018. Trail use is on the rise throughout the region, but precautions need to be taken for COVID-19. (Photo by Jacqui MacLeod)

EDITORIAL: Don’t go overboard on outdoor activity

Not the time to be extending your limits and placing rescuers in a precarious position


Nora Crosby has had her faith in humanity restored by the Nanaimo Rocks! Facebook group. After she noticed a memorial rock to her dog Tazer missing, members of the group assisted in returning it. (Facebook photo)

Venting in the newspaper helps restore Nanaimo woman’s pet memorial

Nora Crosby has painted rock returned, receives support from Nanaimo Rocks Facebook group