Saanich News Staff

Saanich officers locate missing teen late on Aug. 28. (Black Press Media file photo)

FOUND: Saanich police seek help locating missing teen

15-year-old last seen Aug. 25 in Saanich

Saanich officers locate missing teen late on Aug. 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich implements increased rates starting Sept. 8 but will reinstate the 25-times pass while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich recreation centres implement annual fee increase, bring back 25-times pass

COVID-19 safety protocols in place at all facilities

Saanich implements increased rates starting Sept. 8 but will reinstate the 25-times pass while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. (Black Press Media file photo)
McKenzie Road at Braefoot Park looking toward Borden Road where repaving work could cause noise this week. (Google Maps)

Noisy roadwork ahead for McKenzie Avenue as Saanich paving project begins

Work takes place 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from Borden Street to Braefoot Road

McKenzie Road at Braefoot Park looking toward Borden Road where repaving work could cause noise this week. (Google Maps)
Saanich police warn of missing python in Marigold neighbourhood

Saanich police warn of missing python in Marigold neighbourhood

Same snake went missing in Victoria in July

Saanich police warn of missing python in Marigold neighbourhood
(Black Press Media file photo)

Cougar spotted near Saanich park

Police warning residents to be cautious, keep pets inside

(Black Press Media file photo)
The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie Interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Ministry opens southbound loop exit at McKenzie Interchange

Traffic pattern change, new signage to direct drivers to correct lanes

The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie Interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police say 18 cannabis plants were seized after they were discovered in the Panama Flats. (Twitter/Saanich Police)

Eighteen unattended cannabis plants discovered near Saanich trail

Plants cannot legally be grown in public spaces

Saanich police say 18 cannabis plants were seized after they were discovered in the Panama Flats. (Twitter/Saanich Police)
Signage reminds of the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich kicks off social distancing photo contest with Dr. Bonnie Henry pin prize pack

Post social distancing photos curve photos to social media, tag District of Saanich to enter

Signage reminds of the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Saanich Police Department received a call about a hot dog being used as a projectile on Aug. 4. (Black Press Media file photo)

Flying hot dog strikes Saanich pedestrian

Police called to 4200-block of Quadra Street for hot dog incident

The Saanich Police Department received a call about a hot dog being used as a projectile on Aug. 4. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police and fire crews were on scene at a medical incident on West Saanich Road near Wilkinson Road Tuesday afternoon. (Google Maps)

Crews respond to medical incident on West Saanich Road

Incident appears to be cleared, witnesses say

Saanich police and fire crews were on scene at a medical incident on West Saanich Road near Wilkinson Road Tuesday afternoon. (Google Maps)
Saanich police are investigating a series of unprovoked assaults. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police search for potential victims, witnesses after series of unprovoked assaults

Police are looking for more information about two incidents from June 12

Saanich police are investigating a series of unprovoked assaults. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police has safely located missing 25-year-old Saanich resident Yuhan Jin. (Photo via Saanich Police Department)

UPDATED: Missing 25-year-old Saanich woman found Saturday

Yuhan Jin thought to be travelling by foot or bus, carrying two suitcases

Saanich Police has safely located missing 25-year-old Saanich resident Yuhan Jin. (Photo via Saanich Police Department)
10:18 a.m.                                Saanich Coun. Judy Brownoff laughs after a broken branch she cut down from a tree in front of her home swiped her hair on the way down. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: A day in the life Saanich

This photo feature takes you on a visual tour of Saanich

10:18 a.m.                                Saanich Coun. Judy Brownoff laughs after a broken branch she cut down from a tree in front of her home swiped her hair on the way down. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police are looking for a suspect involved in a road rage incident between a motorist and cyclist. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police search for cyclist accused of spitting in driver’s face

Assault took place on July 22 on Sayward Road, police say

Saanich police are looking for a suspect involved in a road rage incident between a motorist and cyclist. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police investigate the theft of more than $2000 in stolen construction equipment. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police find stolen construction equipment after tools posted for sale online

Equipment worth more than $2,000 reported stolen from Feltham Road property

Saanich police investigate the theft of more than $2000 in stolen construction equipment. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are warning the public after a possible bear sighting in the 300-block of Viaduct Avenue West Wednesday night. (Bill Pennell/Unsplash)

Saanich police warn of potential bear sighting near Viaduct Avenue

Officer unable to locate the bear in the area

Police are warning the public after a possible bear sighting in the 300-block of Viaduct Avenue West Wednesday night. (Bill Pennell/Unsplash)
Ongoing repairs means an extended closure of the Todd Creek Trestle on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail. (Google Maps)

CRD extends regional trail trestle closure into August

Todd Creek Trestle on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail closed since September

Ongoing repairs means an extended closure of the Todd Creek Trestle on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail. (Google Maps)
Saanich resident Dorothy Chambers spotter the blue-green algae bloom at Beaver Lake on Dec. 11, 2019. (Photo courtesy Dorothy Chambers)

Visitors warned of toxic algae bloom in Saanich lake

Blue-green algae can be lethal to dogs, cause health issues for humans

Saanich resident Dorothy Chambers spotter the blue-green algae bloom at Beaver Lake on Dec. 11, 2019. (Photo courtesy Dorothy Chambers)
Fleeing unlicensed motorcyclist caught after crashing in Saanich

Fleeing unlicensed motorcyclist caught after crashing in Saanich

36-year-old man faces a slew of charges after early morning domestic dispute call

Fleeing unlicensed motorcyclist caught after crashing in Saanich
The Saanich Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage from the area after a woman was punched in the face by a stranger in Cadboro Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)

Woman punched in the face during unprovoked attack on Saanich beach

Police looking for witnesses, video footage from the area

The Saanich Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage from the area after a woman was punched in the face by a stranger in Cadboro Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)