Saanich News Staff

Saanich emergency crews responding to an incident on Carey Road just south of McKenzie Avenue. Traffic is still flowing in the area but the southbound lane is partially blocked. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Emergency crews respond to crash on Carey Road in Saanich

Traffic is flowing but southbound lane is partially blocked

Saanich emergency crews responding to an incident on Carey Road just south of McKenzie Avenue. Traffic is still flowing in the area but the southbound lane is partially blocked. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
(Black Press Media File Photo)

UPDATED: Saanich police front counter now closed to public

As part of its COVID-19 pandemic plan, police encourage public to call non-emergency line

(Black Press Media File Photo)
The District of Saanich approves concept to make West Saanich Road and Prospect Lake/Sparton Road intersection a signalled intersection. (Saanich/McElhanney Consulting Services)

Saanich gives green light for new intersection concept

Construction for light-controlled intersection starts fall 2020

The District of Saanich approves concept to make West Saanich Road and Prospect Lake/Sparton Road intersection a signalled intersection. (Saanich/McElhanney Consulting Services)
Camosun College cancels all public events until April 13 as a COVID-19 precaution. (Black Press file photo)

Camosun College cancels all public events amid COVID-19

Effective March 15 the school will transition to alternative face-to-face classes

Camosun College cancels all public events until April 13 as a COVID-19 precaution. (Black Press file photo)
Large trees and vibrant foliage line Cormorant Point, one of Saanich’s many lookouts. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Nominations for the Saanich Environmental Awards open until April 15

Awards to be presented at the June 1 council meeting in the Saanich Council Chambers

Large trees and vibrant foliage line Cormorant Point, one of Saanich’s many lookouts. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Blenkinsop Road and Cedar Hill Cross Road. (Sarah Schuchard/News Staff)

Pedestrian dies after being struck in Saanich Wednesday

Despite attempts on scene and in hospital, the 67-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries

A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Blenkinsop Road and Cedar Hill Cross Road. (Sarah Schuchard/News Staff)
A Wednesday afternoon crash on Burnside Road West left two vehicles damaged. (Photo submitted)

Two vehicles left with serious damage after Burnside Road West crash

Wednesday afternoon crash briefly snarls traffic

A Wednesday afternoon crash on Burnside Road West left two vehicles damaged. (Photo submitted)
A pedestrian was hit by the driver of Mini Cooper near the intersection of Blenkinsop Road and Cedar Hill Cross Road. (Sarah Schuchard/News Staff)

UPDATE: Saanich pedestrian taken to hospital after collision on Cedar Hill Cross Road

The Saanich Police are asking for the public help in identifying the elderly female struck

A pedestrian was hit by the driver of Mini Cooper near the intersection of Blenkinsop Road and Cedar Hill Cross Road. (Sarah Schuchard/News Staff)
Saanich police responded to a crash on Tuesday at Shelbourne Street and Cedar Hill Cross Road. (Black Press Media file photo)

Shelbourne Street crash lands driver ticket, three-months probation

No major injuries reported in Tuesday afternoon crash

Saanich police responded to a crash on Tuesday at Shelbourne Street and Cedar Hill Cross Road. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police respond to second armed robbery at Subway

Saanich police respond to second armed robbery at Subway

On Sunday police responded to an armed robbery in the 1600-block of McKenzie Avenue

Saanich police respond to second armed robbery at Subway
Camosun College Chargers women’s volleyball team heads to nationals in Quebec City. (Camosun Chargers/ Twitter)

Camosun women’s volleyball team heads to nationals in Quebec

The team will play their first game on March 12 against the host team Élans de Garneau

Camosun College Chargers women’s volleyball team heads to nationals in Quebec City. (Camosun Chargers/ Twitter)
Saanich Parks asks public to provide input for its Horner Park Renewal Project. (Google)

Proposed renewal concept for Horner Park realeased

Project is set to start in early summer amid review of public input

Saanich Parks asks public to provide input for its Horner Park Renewal Project. (Google)
Saanich police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly stole a laptop from a locker at Camosun College. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Twitter)
Saanich police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly stole a laptop from a locker at Camosun College. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Twitter)
Saanich Fire responds to a house fire on 4900 block Albina street the morning of March 5. (Saanich Fire/Twitter)

Saanich Fire responds to early morning house fire

The D crew were on scene at 4:40 a.m. fire is contained

Saanich Fire responds to a house fire on 4900 block Albina street the morning of March 5. (Saanich Fire/Twitter)
Saanich Council and ICBC partner to conduct a road safety review of Prospect Lake Road in rural Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich Council and ICBC partner on safety review of Prospect Lake Road

Public input is encouraged for the road safety review

Saanich Council and ICBC partner to conduct a road safety review of Prospect Lake Road in rural Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers are looking for a man suspected of stealing a student’s bike from a Central Saanich school. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Alleged thief stole bike from Central Saanich school

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers release pictures of suspect

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers are looking for a man suspected of stealing a student’s bike from a Central Saanich school. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Camosun College Chargers women’s basketball team closes their season with a bronze medal loss in the PACWEST Championships on Feb. 29. (Camosun Chargers/Twitter)

Camosun Chargers lose the championship bronze to the Douglas College Royals

Women’s basketball team loses 74–63 on Saturday

Camosun College Chargers women’s basketball team closes their season with a bronze medal loss in the PACWEST Championships on Feb. 29. (Camosun Chargers/Twitter)
Saanich District to launch budget education tool on Mar. 3. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich launches new tool to help residents learn about the budget

Tool launch will coincide with the Mar. 3 budget meeting

Saanich District to launch budget education tool on Mar. 3. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Coast Capital Savings branch in Saanich closed ‘out of an abundance of caution’ due to a COVID-19 scare. (CDC photo)

Coast Capital Savings in Saanich to re-open after COVID-19 scare

The branch closed ‘out of an abundance of caution’

A Coast Capital Savings branch in Saanich closed ‘out of an abundance of caution’ due to a COVID-19 scare. (CDC photo)
Organizers expect thousands of attendees at the three-day 2020 Victoria Early Spring Home Expo at Pearkes arena. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

WATCH: Annual Victoria Early Spring Home Expo kicks off at Pearkes arena

‘It’s a one-stop-shop’ for all things home and gardening, show manager says

Organizers expect thousands of attendees at the three-day 2020 Victoria Early Spring Home Expo at Pearkes arena. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)