Kyle Slavin

Don Alberg watches as his cattle feast on grain after being trucked down the Malahat to their new home in Saanich. The family is using the plot of agricultural land on Mount Douglas Cross Road as a cattle feed lot in the wake of being denied a residential subdivision and a chicken farm.

Where’s the beef? Gordon Head

Family moves 23 cows onto farm lot surrounded by residential neighbourhoods in Saanich

Don Alberg watches as his cattle feast on grain after being trucked down the Malahat to their new home in Saanich. The family is using the plot of agricultural land on Mount Douglas Cross Road as a cattle feed lot in the wake of being denied a residential subdivision and a chicken farm.

Habitat for Humanity announces new project in Saanich

More affordable housing units will soon be available in Saanich, as Habitat for Humanity is set to begin work on a new townhouse complex

Former Saanich priest guilty on one count of sexual touching

Phil Jacobs has been found guilty of touching a young person for a sexual purpose, but not guilty on three other counts of molestation.

Amanda St. Pierre

For career prep, proof is in the pudding

Spectrum kitchen manager shows value of trades training in school

Amanda St. Pierre
Hip hop artist Chris Hamilton

Hip hop artist finds inspiration in overcoming troubled past

Ill Tone, performs March 7 at Lucky Bar. He’ll open for Masta Ace on the Western Canadian dates of his cross-country tour.

Hip hop artist Chris Hamilton
Workers from Golder Associates sift through soil for First Nations remains and artifacts on Craigflower elementary school property on Wednesday.

Known Craigflower bridge archeology site yields human remains

The construction site around Craigflower bridge where human remains were found this week is well-known First Nations archeology site.

Workers from Golder Associates sift through soil for First Nations remains and artifacts on Craigflower elementary school property on Wednesday.

Fire at seniors home sends one to hospital

Saanich fire crews responded to The Victorian on Feltham Road late Saturday night after a small fire broke out in a suite

Vehicles damaged in Gordon Head break-ins

At least 12 vehicles parked in Gordon Head were broken in to – many damaged to gain access – overnight Friday and early Saturday morning.

Crosby

Neighbours fear losing field to a community garden

The idea of a community garden on a parcel of land behind Saanich Commonwealth Place doesn't sit well for some area residents.

Crosby

Saanich girl champions drive for heart health

Haleigh Miklic was just six weeks old when she underwent open heart surgery to repair a large hole in her heart.

Improper Saanich police arrest going to public hearing

OPCC will hold a public hearing into allegations of professional misconduct against a Saanich police officer

Saanich police seeking cigar thief

Saanich police are looking for a man who broke through the glass door of a gas station

This rendering depicts what the University of Victoria’s new Centre for Athletics

New UVic athletics complex set to break ground

McKenzie Avenue roadwork to coincide with new $77 million facility

This rendering depicts what the University of Victoria’s new Centre for Athletics

Home heating oil leaking into Cecelia Ravine Creek

A broken feed line from a home heating oil tank appears to be to blame for the latest fuel spill in the region

Seventeen-year-old Thomas Ottewell shares a laugh with Jennifer

Police honour Saanich teen for saving man’s life

17-year-old’s CPR skills credited with reviving victim of heart attack

Seventeen-year-old Thomas Ottewell shares a laugh with Jennifer

Uptown optimistic it can fill Best Buy space

Less than one week after Best Buy abruptly shut its doors at Uptown, discussions are well underway to fill the 38,000-square-foot void.

New signal installed on commuter artery

Safer road crossing with light at Vernon Avenue and Ravine

This rendering shows a proposed two-storey office building slated to replace the Elk Lake Restaurant. The offices will house LifeSport Coaching and Western triathlon offices

Triathlon building at Elk Lake takes shape

The end of an era at a Saanich summer hotspot came and went last August, with the closure of Elk Lake Restaurant and Water Sport Rental.

This rendering shows a proposed two-storey office building slated to replace the Elk Lake Restaurant. The offices will house LifeSport Coaching and Western triathlon offices
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary executive director

Saanich as your landlord

The municipality regularly purchases – and rents out – houses as part of long-term planning for future roads or parks.

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary executive director

Unsolved Lindsay Buziak murder hits five-year mark

The real estate agent was found dead in a home she was showing in Gordon Head in 2008