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Pedestrian struck on Quadra Street

Pedestrian struck on Quadra Street

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Quadra Street at Hulford…

Pedestrian struck on Quadra Street
Saanich Police investigate store robbery

Saanich Police investigate store robbery

Store video captures image of suspect

Saanich Police investigate store robbery
Crews were busy Thursday morning cleaning up an accident at the intersection of Trans-Canada Highway and Tillicum Road. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Crash snarls traffic on Trans Canada at Tillicum

One of the vehicles involved has markings of a company supplying traffic control personnel

Crews were busy Thursday morning cleaning up an accident at the intersection of Trans-Canada Highway and Tillicum Road. Wolf Depner/News Staff
Scams separating Saanich residents from their money

Scams separating Saanich residents from their money

Saanich Police warn residents of constantly evolving scams

Scams separating Saanich residents from their money
Close to 1,000 pieces of art will be on display at Starling Lane Vineyard Saturday for Art in the Vineyard.

Art in the Vineyard will draw crowds to Starling Lane Vineyard

Close to 1,000 pieces of art on display Saturday in picturesque Saanich vineyard

Close to 1,000 pieces of art will be on display at Starling Lane Vineyard Saturday for Art in the Vineyard.
This was the scene early Monday afternoon when Saanich Fire responded to a fire in the 500 block of Ridgewood Place. Nobody suffered injuries because the home was unoccupied when the fire started, but a family of three including a young baby now face an uncertain future. Saanich Fire/Twitter

Update: Monday afternoon fire guts family home in Saanich’s Royal Oak area

No one was home at the time and a cause has yet to be determined

This was the scene early Monday afternoon when Saanich Fire responded to a fire in the 500 block of Ridgewood Place. Nobody suffered injuries because the home was unoccupied when the fire started, but a family of three including a young baby now face an uncertain future. Saanich Fire/Twitter
Performing Arts Provincial Festival comes to UVic

Performing Arts Provincial Festival comes to UVic

More than 600 performers will take part in festival running May 29 to June 2

Performing Arts Provincial Festival comes to UVic
Monkey Junk is made up of Steve Marriner on vocals, baritone guitar, bass, harmonica and organ, Tony D on lead guitar, and Matt Sobb on drums.

Juno winners MonkeyJunk play Saanich’s V Lounge June 2

Two-time Juno-winning Monkey Junk bring their ‘swamp’ R&B sound to Saanich’s V…

Monkey Junk is made up of Steve Marriner on vocals, baritone guitar, bass, harmonica and organ, Tony D on lead guitar, and Matt Sobb on drums.
Highway 1 northbound traffic shifts to new lanes at McKenzie Avenue

Highway 1 northbound traffic shifts to new lanes at McKenzie Avenue

Beginning this weekend, drivers heading north on Highway 1 near McKenzie Avenue…

Highway 1 northbound traffic shifts to new lanes at McKenzie Avenue
MP calls for marine conservation area

MP calls for marine conservation area

Southern Strait of Georgia is home to Canada’s most endangered orca whales

MP calls for marine conservation area
Document shredding coming to Tillicum Centre

Document shredding coming to Tillicum Centre

BBB will provide shredding by donation for confidential documents May 25

Document shredding coming to Tillicum Centre
MP Randall Garrison will host a town hall Monday at the Prospect Lake Community Hall on the creation of a marine conservation area reserve in the southern Strait of Georgia.

Saanich MP calls for marine conservation reserve

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke MP Randall Garrison hosts town hall May 14 at Prospect Lake Hall

MP Randall Garrison will host a town hall Monday at the Prospect Lake Community Hall on the creation of a marine conservation area reserve in the southern Strait of Georgia.
Staff at Royal Oak Burial Park will again be handing out carnations to visitors of the burial ground on Mother’s Day.                                Saanich News file photo

Royal Oak Burial Park giving out free carnations for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day visitors to Royal Oak Burial Park will be presented with…

Staff at Royal Oak Burial Park will again be handing out carnations to visitors of the burial ground on Mother’s Day.                                Saanich News file photo
Several cougar sightings reported in Saanich

Several cougar sightings reported in Saanich

Report of cougar on West Saanich Road Saturday night, with several other reports over 12-hour period

Several cougar sightings reported in Saanich
Rock climbing is just one of the many activities available for kids of all ages to try at Saturday’s Family Sport and Recreation Festival at PISE. (Black Press file photo)

PISE encouraging families to give activities a try

Family Sport and Recreation Festival returns to PISE Saturday from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m.

Rock climbing is just one of the many activities available for kids of all ages to try at Saturday’s Family Sport and Recreation Festival at PISE. (Black Press file photo)
photo credit: David McDonald

Two-time Juno winner plays Saanich’s Red Lion V-Lounge

Victoria Blues Society brings Jack De Keyzer to town May 5

photo credit: David McDonald
UVic’s Gustavson goes carbon neutral for air travel

UVic’s Gustavson goes carbon neutral for air travel

As a way to offset the frequent airplane travel that comes with…

UVic’s Gustavson goes carbon neutral for air travel
Softball community grieving death of Victoria teen with strep throat

Softball community grieving death of Victoria teen with strep throat

Robin Carey, 13, was a standout softball and baseball player, twice representing Team Canada

Softball community grieving death of Victoria teen with strep throat
Gas tax funds fuel a greener Commonwealth Place

Gas tax funds fuel a greener Commonwealth Place

$4 million contribution will go towards achieving carbon neutrality at Saanich Commonwealth Place

Gas tax funds fuel a greener Commonwealth Place
Saanich runner helps bring dreams to life

Saanich runner helps bring dreams to life

A Saanich running enthusiast is going the extra mile to help raise…

Saanich runner helps bring dreams to life