Kyle Slavin

Members of the Greater Victoria Police Pipe Band in Scotland to take part in major historical and musical events this weekend.

Greater Victoria police pipe their way across Scotland

Musicians include Saanich police spokesman Sgt. Steve Eassie

Members of the Greater Victoria Police Pipe Band in Scotland to take part in major historical and musical events this weekend.
Sara Wilson of Sidney holds the copper boat she built at the Canadian National Sheet Metal Competition in Ontario. It earned her second place. Wilson is in her fourth year of apprentice work at Seaspan's Vancouver Island shipyards in Esquimalt.

Saanich trades student earns national attention

Sara Wilson is making a name for herself in a very male-dominated industry.

Sara Wilson of Sidney holds the copper boat she built at the Canadian National Sheet Metal Competition in Ontario. It earned her second place. Wilson is in her fourth year of apprentice work at Seaspan's Vancouver Island shipyards in Esquimalt.
Jessica Lambrick sits in her living room with a pile of blankets while holding a picture of her daughter

Comfort and love: mom launches Hearts for Hannah crochet group

Saanich mom launches Hearts for Hannah crochet group to support families in hospital,
and to honour baby who died at six days old

Jessica Lambrick sits in her living room with a pile of blankets while holding a picture of her daughter
Daphine Bishop

Saanich students take pride in Colquitz preservation

Saanich unveils student-designed interpretive signs along river trail

Daphine Bishop

Saanich opens ‘bike kitchen’ on Lochside trail

Fix-it station allows cyclists to make minor repairs to their bikes

Saanich residents and members of the newly formed Friends of Cedar Hill Park Society took part in an invasive species pull at Cedar Hill Park in late May. The group hopes to promote the short- and long-term protection and maintenance of the popular park.

Friends of Cedar Hill Park aim for long-term sustainability

New citizen group in Saanich focuses on invasive species removal, future plans for popular park

Saanich residents and members of the newly formed Friends of Cedar Hill Park Society took part in an invasive species pull at Cedar Hill Park in late May. The group hopes to promote the short- and long-term protection and maintenance of the popular park.

Saanich grad season in full swing

Grade 12 students from all nine of Saanich's high schools are preparing for graduation

Saanich seeks appointee for library board

Opening on Greater Victoria Public Library board for Saanich resident

Saanich shifts 38% away from garbage

In the first two weeks of new garbage collection about 181 tons of kitchen and yard waste was diverted from the landfill

Jennifer Downie

Team Saanich scores United Way win

Two employees at the District of Saanich got a United Way Spirit Award for running a massively successful workplace campaign

Jennifer Downie
OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – April 13-19

The News’ weekly historical feature looks at the brief trial of two teens charged with setting fire to Saanich’s golf course clubhouse

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

Walk-a-thon and bake sale for little red Saanich pre-school

The Strawberry Vale Co-op Preschool holds walk-a-thon and bake sale this weekend for little red schoolhouse on Rosedale Avenue

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – March 23-29

The News’ weekly historical feature looks at how Saanich was preparing for the disaster that could have been Y2K

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history
OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – March 16-22

The News’ weekly historical feature looks at Ida Chong’s victory to secure the Liberal party nomination for Oak Bay-Gordon Head

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

COUNCIL BRIEFS: Tree preservation bylaw; heritage home designation

Saanich council this week OK'd amending the tree bylaw, and subdividing a Burnside Road home, which included designation for a heritage home

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – March 9-15

The News’ weekly historical feature looks at a proposal to allow bikes on sidewalks from 1995

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history
OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – March 2-8

The News’ weekly historical feature looks at a 1989 fire that destroyed the Nellie McClung library in Saanich

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history
OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – Feb. 23-March 1

The News’ weekly historical feature looks at the long-debated idea of amalgamating police departments in Greater Victoria

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history
OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – Feb. 16-22

The News launches a new weekly historical feature that examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

OLD NEWS: This weekly historical feature examines what was making headlines in your community paper on this week in history

Saanich calls on province to uphold agricultural land reserve

Saanich council is calling on the province to consult with local governments before making changes to the Agricultural Land Commission.