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A tasty Island summer

A tasty Island summer

From wine tours to local-food feasts, there are plenty of reasons to stay close to home
Book aims to help kids escape the cycle of crime

Book aims to help kids escape the cycle of crime

Six teens in a Victoria kiddy-slammer teamed up to write a graphic novel. The project may well be a first in Canada, says the counsellor who oversaw it. The aim was altruistic: to help other young folk deal with the consequences of their crimes.

Pioneer's explorations vital to province's early days

The Pathfinder: A.C. Anderson's Journeys in the West By Nancy Marguerite Anderson Heritage House, 240 pp., $19.95 One of British Columbia's true pioneers, Alexander Caulfield Anderson, is buried at St. Stephen's Anglican Church in Saanichton.
A passion for the Coast

A passion for the Coast

A Saltspring Island couple captures the beauty of the Inner Passage in a book that's a work of art itself

Wheat beers ready if summer ever arrives

I'll never forget my first beer. I was riding a chairlift at the Lake Louise ski resort and a seat companion offered me a can of Carling O'Keefe lager. (My ski mask must have concealed my tender 16 years.

Go Movies

RATINGS Rating 5 Outstanding Rating 4 Very Good Rating 3 Good Rating 2 Fair Rating 1 Poor OPENING Bernie Rating 3 1/2 (Empire Capitol 6) Jack Black gives a delicate and winning performance as Bernie Tiede, a real-life mortician in Carthage, Tex.
Where's the beef? Right here

Where's the beef? Right here

If you want the tastiest hamburgers, you have to make your own patties, but don't worry - it's not that hard

Soy Sauce Substitute

This easy-to-make substitute can be used as you would real soy sauce.
It's not hard to make a substitute for soy sauce

It's not hard to make a substitute for soy sauce

Dear Eric: What can I use instead of soy sauce? Many recipes I want to use call for this ingredient and I can't ingest soy proteins.
Poet's newest work a darkly satisfying collection

Poet's newest work a darkly satisfying collection

Omens In The Year Of The Ox By Steven Price Brick Books, 103 pp., $19 Omens in the Year of the Ox is award-winning Victoria poet Steven Price's highly engaging, and often quite dark, second book of poetry.