Dan Ebenal

Cougar on the prowl in Saanich

Cougar on the prowl in Saanich

Police advise residents in area of Royal Oak to be aware of Tuesday morning sighting

Cougar on the prowl in Saanich
You can check out some of the latest electric vehicles and even go for a spin during DriveElectricVictoria, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central middle school, 1280 Fort St.

Electric vehicle owners charged up about Victoria event

DriveElectricVictoria set for Sept. 17 in the Central middle school parking lot

You can check out some of the latest electric vehicles and even go for a spin during DriveElectricVictoria, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central middle school, 1280 Fort St.
The old Emily Carr library branch at 3500 Blanshard St. has been vacant since December 2013, leaving Saanich with a $24,000 annual bill to cover operating costs.                                Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Former Saanich library branch continues to sit vacant

Saanich faces $24,000 annual bill for former home of Emily Carr branch that closed in 2013

The old Emily Carr library branch at 3500 Blanshard St. has been vacant since December 2013, leaving Saanich with a $24,000 annual bill to cover operating costs.                                Dan Ebenal/News Staff
Crime Stoppers encourages dealers to turn in competition

Crime Stoppers encourages dealers to turn in competition

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers Facebook post suggests drug dealers boost business by sending rivals to jail

Crime Stoppers encourages dealers to turn in competition
Festival brings a taste of Greece to Victoria

Festival brings a taste of Greece to Victoria

Greek Fest runs over the next two weekends across for Commonwealth Place

Festival brings a taste of Greece to Victoria
Bear spotted in Saanich park

Bear spotted in Saanich park

Saanich Police are advising residents of a bear sighting in Bow Park.…

Bear spotted in Saanich park
Sunday’s Tour de Victoria brings traffic delays

Sunday’s Tour de Victoria brings traffic delays

An estimated 1,500 cyclists will be on the road for Sunday’s annual…

Sunday’s Tour de Victoria brings traffic delays
Saanich radio tower approved over neighbours opposition

Saanich radio tower approved over neighbours opposition

Neighbours contend 15-metre tower interferes with wifi signals

Saanich radio tower approved over neighbours opposition
Esther-Ruth Teel is holding a concert and reception Aug. 29 at the Chapel of New Jerusalem in Christ Church Cathedral for the release of her new CD The Sea Is Wide.                                Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Busker goes from bus rides to the recording studio

Saanich musician stages concert for CD release Aug. 29 at Christ Church Cathedral

Esther-Ruth Teel is holding a concert and reception Aug. 29 at the Chapel of New Jerusalem in Christ Church Cathedral for the release of her new CD The Sea Is Wide.                                Dan Ebenal/News Staff
Saanich teen looks to bring generational shift to council

Saanich teen looks to bring generational shift to council

Ned Taylor one of seven candidates to declare for Sept. 23 byelection for Saanich council

Saanich teen looks to bring generational shift to council
Andrei Marti heads to downtown Victoria a couple times a week where he does handstands to raise money for Help Fill A Dream, which has helped cover some of his costs for his diabetic supplies. Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Youngster goes head over heels to help others

Seven-year-old doing handstands in downtown Victoria to raise money for Help Fill A Dream

Andrei Marti heads to downtown Victoria a couple times a week where he does handstands to raise money for Help Fill A Dream, which has helped cover some of his costs for his diabetic supplies. Dan Ebenal/News Staff
Don’t get burned by theft during heatwave

Don’t get burned by theft during heatwave

Police warn that thieves can take advantage of the warmer weather

Don’t get burned by theft during heatwave
Cougar spotted in Elk Lake Park

Cougar spotted in Elk Lake Park

A cougar was spotted in Elk Lake Park Monday night. Saanich Police…

Cougar spotted in Elk Lake Park
Work begins to bring year-round washrooms to Beaver Lake

Work begins to bring year-round washrooms to Beaver Lake

Park visitors can expect delays while crews work to connect washrooms to municipal sewer system

Work begins to bring year-round washrooms to Beaver Lake
UVic students shoot for the stars

UVic students shoot for the stars

UVic team wins Payload Challenge at Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition

UVic students shoot for the stars
VIDEO: Flashmob brings police praise for Saanich teacher

VIDEO: Flashmob brings police praise for Saanich teacher

Spectrum’s Lia Shannon receives Chief Constable’s Citizenship Award for Uptown flashmob

VIDEO: Flashmob brings police praise for Saanich teacher
The Victoria Pickleball Association will host a tournament June 16 to 18 at Pearkes Recreation Centre field house.

Tournament puts Pearkes in a pickle

More than 100 competitors expected at pickleball tournament June 16 to 18

The Victoria Pickleball Association will host a tournament June 16 to 18 at Pearkes Recreation Centre field house.
Norma Fitzsimmons stands with the 1964 Studebaker Lark she owned when it was new along with the car’s current owners Ken and Erika Pleasance, and Spectrum teacher Allen Anderson and his shop class that is restoring it. Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Caddy Bay resident takes a ride down memory lane

Spectrum shop class reunites 1964 Studebaker convertible with its original owner

Norma Fitzsimmons stands with the 1964 Studebaker Lark she owned when it was new along with the car’s current owners Ken and Erika Pleasance, and Spectrum teacher Allen Anderson and his shop class that is restoring it. Dan Ebenal/News Staff
Cloverdale Traditional School students Ella (front) and Maddi Huxtable try out some vintage desks as they join vice-principal Sandra Jost in preparing for the May 26 event to celebrate the school’s centennial.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Cloverdale School celebrates history in the making

Celebration marking the Saanich school’s 100th anniversary set for May 26

Cloverdale Traditional School students Ella (front) and Maddi Huxtable try out some vintage desks as they join vice-principal Sandra Jost in preparing for the May 26 event to celebrate the school’s centennial.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff
Shirley Tucker celebrates her 100th birthday on Tuesday. Tucker lives in the same home in Uplands that her parents first moved into in the 1930s. Dan Ebenal/Black Press

Uplands resident set to celebrate a century

Shirley Tucker still lives in the Weald Road home her family has been in since 1932

Shirley Tucker celebrates her 100th birthday on Tuesday. Tucker lives in the same home in Uplands that her parents first moved into in the 1930s. Dan Ebenal/Black Press