Rick Stiebel

Improvements flowing to Sooke salmon hatchery

Sooke River Jack Brooks Hatchery hooks major funding

COVID-inspired RV sales soaring on West Shore and beyond

Health restrictions, recommendations keep Vancouver Island vacationers closer to home

Ocean Boulevard could open after Labour Day

Colwood council expected to discuss options later this month

Abused dog rescued in Chemainus is now a happy West Shore hound

Adopted owner grateful for staff at WAVE

Rickter Scale: The stuff of legends

The Rickter Scale is a regular column

View Royal launches new citizen budget tool

User feedback will help council make budget decisions

Hartland Landfill among B.C.’s top oil recyclers

BC Used Oil Management Association gave a second-place nod to Hartland Landfill

Sooke School district unveils new school names March 12

SD62 says naming created a buzz in the community

Victoria Shamrocks re-sign proven goaltending tandem

Cody Hagedorn, Peter Dubenski took the team to the Mann Cup final last season

Sooke School District seeks catchment boundary feedback

Online survey open to March 10

Pink Shirt Day uplifting for West Shore RCMP

Members of the West Shore RCMP have scheduled a variety of activities with students Feb. 26

Wetland restoration project pitched for Langford farm

Habitat Acquisition Trust looking at area near Lohbrunner Farm

Battling bullying covers a lot of ground, says Safe Schools manager for Sooke School District

Jamie Adair's background is tailor-made for the work he does with the Sooke School District.

Upgrades for Colwood’s Brook Creek Dam pouring in

Improvements to mitigate risks for residents

Canada’s best ready to take a run at Bear Mountain

2020 Pan American Cross Country Cup will be held Feb. 29 at Langford resort

Saanich teen serious lawn bowler

Chambers will compete in an international tournament in Australia

Rickter Scale: Early morning ear worm resonates

The Rickter Scale is a regular column

Registration opens March 1 for BC 55+ Games in Richmond

2020 55+ Games have been officially scheduled for Sept. 15 to 19

RICKTER SCALE: Plastic continues to solve most of our problems

Plastic is a willing substitute for much heavier elements we use in our everyday life

RICKTER SCALE: Spending time with the elephant in the room

Every time you turn on your television, there’s a pitch for a new drug