Dan Ebenal

When Clutter Becomes Hoarding is a free session that will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. April 5 at the Silver Threads Service in Saanich Centre

Saanich forum gets to the bottom of hoarding issue

When Clutter Becomes Hoarding set for April 5 at Silver Threads Service in Saanich Centre

When Clutter Becomes Hoarding is a free session that will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. April 5 at the Silver Threads Service in Saanich Centre
Four local grads prepare to model Magic Wand dresses at a fashion show last year. Magic Wand provides grad dresses and tuxedos for a nominal fee.

Magic Wand a perfect fit for grads

Project provides dresses and tuxedos to grads in Greater Victoria

Four local grads prepare to model Magic Wand dresses at a fashion show last year. Magic Wand provides grad dresses and tuxedos for a nominal fee.
Elizabeth Stark (left) and Ella Massym sign up to get some information on the parties during Thursday’s South Island candidates fair at the University of Victoria.

UVic students brush up on election issues

UVic Students’ Society hosts a South Island candidates fair

Elizabeth Stark (left) and Ella Massym sign up to get some information on the parties during Thursday’s South Island candidates fair at the University of Victoria.
Linda Geggie with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable and Le Coteau Nursery owner Rob Harris stand with some of the fruit trees that will be distributed to help celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Campaign plants seeds for celebration

Saanich nursery helping distribute 150 trees across region to help mark Canada’s 150th anniversary

Linda Geggie with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable and Le Coteau Nursery owner Rob Harris stand with some of the fruit trees that will be distributed to help celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.
Sharon Beauchamp and grandson Tama Inoke walk along the Galloping Goose/Lochside Trail near Carey Road. Work begins this week on a project to improve the connection between the trail and the Carey Road Ravine Way intersection.

Saanich begins work to improve trail access near Uptown

$300,000 project will develop a more accessible path to Galloping Goose

Sharon Beauchamp and grandson Tama Inoke walk along the Galloping Goose/Lochside Trail near Carey Road. Work begins this week on a project to improve the connection between the trail and the Carey Road Ravine Way intersection.
Audiologist Bob Quelch checks the new hearing aids provided to Lorraine Sam at the Hearing Life Canada clinic in Saanich Plaza.

Life is sounding sweet for Saanich resident

Saanich woman receives free hearing aids as part of national campaign

Audiologist Bob Quelch checks the new hearing aids provided to Lorraine Sam at the Hearing Life Canada clinic in Saanich Plaza.
Victoria Palaeontology Society chair Tom Cockburn shows his grandson Cayden a model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex claw. The claw will be one of the exhibits on display at the Fossil Fair this weekend at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary.

Fair invites public to take a step back in time

Fossil Fair runs this weekend at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Victoria Palaeontology Society chair Tom Cockburn shows his grandson Cayden a model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex claw. The claw will be one of the exhibits on display at the Fossil Fair this weekend at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary.
Staff Lakehill Little League and Softball president Angela Sawyer

Former Saanich coach goes to bat for Lakehill softball

Family of Rick Withers makes donation for new dugouts at Lakehill Diamond #2

Staff Lakehill Little League and Softball president Angela Sawyer
Nancy Roman

Making the choice between renovation and relocation

Former TV host working on her own dream home in East Saanich

Nancy Roman
Saanich Police are investigating the report of a boy being approached by a suspicious male in Swan Creek Park Monday afternoon.

Saanich boy approached by suspicious male

Man came up from behind boy in Swan Creek Park, saying 'You're coming with me'

Saanich Police are investigating the report of a boy being approached by a suspicious male in Swan Creek Park Monday afternoon.
Chris Williams navigates the steep shoulder of the road at the intersection of Saanich and Easter roads. The district says a project to mitigate the steep grade along the roadside will be a priority for this year.

Slope poses hazard on Saanich road edge

District says roadside at corner of Saanich and Easter will be among priorities for this year

Chris Williams navigates the steep shoulder of the road at the intersection of Saanich and Easter roads. The district says a project to mitigate the steep grade along the roadside will be a priority for this year.
Husband and wife Mitch and Jo Barnes perform double duty in St. Luke's Players' latest production Duets. The Barnes will each play two separate roles in the four one-act plays that will run March 8 to 19.

St. Luke’s Players double down on romantic comedy

Duets runs March 8 to 19 in Saanich at St. Luke’s Hall

Husband and wife Mitch and Jo Barnes perform double duty in St. Luke's Players' latest production Duets. The Barnes will each play two separate roles in the four one-act plays that will run March 8 to 19.
Elanor Teel waits for a break in traffic to cross Cedar Hill Road at Doncaster Drive. She says it can take two or three minutes for her to cross the road on her way to school at Camosun’s Lansdowne campus.

Pedestrian makes push for Cedar Hill crosswalk

Camosun college student calls for crosswalk Cedar Hill at Doncaster Drive, as nearest pedestrian crossing is five minutes away

Elanor Teel waits for a break in traffic to cross Cedar Hill Road at Doncaster Drive. She says it can take two or three minutes for her to cross the road on her way to school at Camosun’s Lansdowne campus.
Greater Vancouver School Board.

Greater Victoria School District rethinks U.S. travel plans

School district has currently scheduled 10 trips to the U.S. involving 410 students

Greater Vancouver School Board.
There will be a free public showing of The Thinking Garden 7 p.m. Wednesday at UVic’s David Lam Auditorium.

UVic historian’s film unearths African women’s struggle

The Thinking Garden will have a free screening March 1 at UVic's David Lam Auditorium

There will be a free public showing of The Thinking Garden 7 p.m. Wednesday at UVic’s David Lam Auditorium.
The Victoria Regional Transit Commission is pulling back on plans to expand service this year after its request for a two cent a litre increase in the region’s gas tax was not included in the provincial budget.

Victoria’s transit expansion plans put on hold

Greater Victoria Transit Commission's request for two cent a litre increase in gas tax not included in provincial budget

The Victoria Regional Transit Commission is pulling back on plans to expand service this year after its request for a two cent a litre increase in the region’s gas tax was not included in the provincial budget.
Rita Motorsill rings in the items for Rick Harcus during Tru Value Foods last day of operation in Cordova Bay Plaza on Friday.

Tru Value checks out of Cordova Bay

Grocery store with 25 employees closes its doors ahead of demolition of Cordova Bay Plaza

Rita Motorsill rings in the items for Rick Harcus during Tru Value Foods last day of operation in Cordova Bay Plaza on Friday.
Jolene Morash holds up her ponytails that were cut off during the 2015 cut-a-thon.

Saanich salon makes the cut with sick kids

Friday’s cut-a-thon will collect hair and raise funds for Wigs for Kids

Jolene Morash holds up her ponytails that were cut off during the 2015 cut-a-thon.
Saanich Police are investigating the report of a 10-year-old girl being approached by a suspicious male.

Saanich girl reports being approached by suspicious male

Man driving white pickup reportedly approached girl four times in recent months

Saanich Police are investigating the report of a 10-year-old girl being approached by a suspicious male.
Royal Roads University students Shawna Cheyne

Project digs deep for information on backyard gardens

Saanich and Oak Bay residents can have their soil tested for free

Royal Roads University students Shawna Cheyne