Dan Ebenal

Woman fights off attacker on Lochside Trail

Woman fights off attacker on Lochside Trail

Saanich Police investigating sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman

Woman fights off attacker on Lochside Trail
Teams face off for families in need

Teams face off for families in need

Hockey for Food returns to Saanich Plaza to raise support for Mustard Seed Food Bank

Teams face off for families in need
Scam arrives on Saanich senior’s doorstep

Scam arrives on Saanich senior’s doorstep

Pair of fraudulent officers threaten to arrest 90-year-old woman

Scam arrives on Saanich senior’s doorstep
Four young women prepare to model Magic Wand dresses at a recentfashion show. Magic Wand, which provides grad dresses and tuxedos for students, is now in need of a new home. (Photo submitted )

Time running out for grad-helping organization

Magic Wand in need of new space to store grad dresses and tuxedos

Four young women prepare to model Magic Wand dresses at a recentfashion show. Magic Wand, which provides grad dresses and tuxedos for students, is now in need of a new home. (Photo submitted )
Anti-smoking protest giving Saanich woman the creeps

Anti-smoking protest giving Saanich woman the creeps

Dead snake, motor oil, rotting seafood among items left on rock where woman takes cigarette break

Anti-smoking protest giving Saanich woman the creeps
Motorists can expect delays along McKenzie and Quadra this summer as crews work on traffic signals at the intersection. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)

Upgrade brings summer of delays to Quadra and McKenzie

Work starts Monday on project to upgrade traffic signals, bus shelter at Saanich intersection

Motorists can expect delays along McKenzie and Quadra this summer as crews work on traffic signals at the intersection. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)
Saanich Police investigate possible abduction attempt

Saanich Police investigate possible abduction attempt

Teenage girl approached by man while at Royal Oak bus exchange

Saanich Police investigate possible abduction attempt
Dog attacked by otters at Clover Point

Dog attacked by otters at Clover Point

Victoria woman says otters pounced on dog and tried to drag her under the water

Dog attacked by otters at Clover Point
A raccoon looks in a window from outside a Minnesota high-rise. (Twitter photo)

Daredevil raccoon vaults to internet stardom

Critter’s high-rise exploits on Minnesota office tower captivates social media

A raccoon looks in a window from outside a Minnesota high-rise. (Twitter photo)
Cougar spotted near Elk Lake

Cougar spotted near Elk Lake

Animal spotted Wednesday afternoon on field near Pat Bay Highway

Cougar spotted near Elk Lake
U-JAM is offering a jazz camp that will run July 23 to 27 at St. Margaret’s School.

Camp offers all that jazz

Five-day camp in Saanich aims to fuel jazz performance skills

U-JAM is offering a jazz camp that will run July 23 to 27 at St. Margaret’s School.
Passenger sustains minor injuries in bus crash

Passenger sustains minor injuries in bus crash

Vehicle collides with bus making left turn onto Pat Bay Highway Wednesday night

Passenger sustains minor injuries in bus crash
Yana Hempler was a finalist in the Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards, recognizing young business professionals across Vancouver Island. (Photo submitted)

Saanich woman making strides for community

Yana Hempler a finalist in the Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards

Yana Hempler was a finalist in the Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards, recognizing young business professionals across Vancouver Island. (Photo submitted)
The Capital Region Beekeepers Association will come out to collect any swarms of bees encounterd by Greater Victoria residents. If you discover a swarm on your property, you can contact the swarm line at 250-900-5787.                                (Photo courtesy of Pamela Fox, Silver Rill Berry Farm)

Beekeepers offer to pick up unwanted swarms

Capital Region Beekeepers Association sets up swarm line for residents to call

The Capital Region Beekeepers Association will come out to collect any swarms of bees encounterd by Greater Victoria residents. If you discover a swarm on your property, you can contact the swarm line at 250-900-5787.                                (Photo courtesy of Pamela Fox, Silver Rill Berry Farm)
Horizon Pacific is renovating a home to accommodate a family with a teen facing mobility challenges.                                 Photo submitted

Renovations open doors to mobility challenged teen

Horizon Pacific provides free work on Saanich home to accommodate family of six

Horizon Pacific is renovating a home to accommodate a family with a teen facing mobility challenges.                                 Photo submitted
Camosun has launched the course Growing Cannabis for Professionals. The first course, which is available online thorugh continuing education, runs May 7 to June 15.

Camosun launches cannabis training courses

Growing Cannabis for Professionals is available online through continuing education

Camosun has launched the course Growing Cannabis for Professionals. The first course, which is available online thorugh continuing education, runs May 7 to June 15.
Saanich Police still looking for answers into 1973 death

Saanich Police still looking for answers into 1973 death

20-year-old man found unconscious in the intersection of West Saanich Road and Wilkinson Road

Saanich Police still looking for answers into 1973 death
Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg were murdered after travelling to Washington state in 1987. The Snohomish County Sheriffs Department will hold a press conference Wednesday to discuss new evidence in the murders of the Victoria couple. (Photo submitted)

Police hope new tools will help solve 30-year-old murder

New DNA analysis being used on case of Victoria couple killed in Washington state

Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg were murdered after travelling to Washington state in 1987. The Snohomish County Sheriffs Department will hold a press conference Wednesday to discuss new evidence in the murders of the Victoria couple. (Photo submitted)
Woodworkers craft a show for Cedar Hill

Woodworkers craft a show for Cedar Hill

Vancouver Island Woodworkers Guild present Visions in Wood in the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill from April 4 to 29

Woodworkers craft a show for Cedar Hill
Hugh Wilzewski gives the gift of life at the Canadian Blood Services clinic on Saanich Road. Wilzewski has donated blood more than 70 times in his life and says it’s a very rewarding way to spend an hour.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Canadian Blood Services clinic a lifeline in times of crisis

Saanich clinic sees about 100 donors a day

Hugh Wilzewski gives the gift of life at the Canadian Blood Services clinic on Saanich Road. Wilzewski has donated blood more than 70 times in his life and says it’s a very rewarding way to spend an hour.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff