Saanich

Robyn Hacking said having a network of fellow women in skilled trades is key to helping women succeed in the male-dominated field. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Saanich college celebrates more than a decade helping women enter skilled trades

Graduate says networking with other women key to success in the industry

 

The Saanich intersection is open once again after it was briefly closed off to traffic due to a vehicle collision on Tuesday (Sept. 20) afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Saanich intersection reopens after crash

Intersection of Interurban Road, Markham Street open after temporary closure

 

The woman was struck while crossing the intersection of Quadra Street and Lily Avenue. (Google Maps)

Woman pushing stroller hospitalized after being struck in Saanich intersection

The woman’s injuries are serious but not critical, the two children in the stroller were not injured

 

Krystal Janicki (left) and Tiare Boyes pose for a photo with a lobster during a dive in the waters of Gros Morne National Park on the west coast of Newfoundland. (Russell Clark/RCGS)

Vancouver Island divers part of team to locate Newfoundland’s lost Liberator

International team of researchers, divers confirm discovery of crashed Second World War bomber

Krystal Janicki (left) and Tiare Boyes pose for a photo with a lobster during a dive in the waters of Gros Morne National Park on the west coast of Newfoundland. (Russell Clark/RCGS)
The District of Saanich developed an educational tool to help residents understand how their taxes are allocated. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich voters see two battle for mayor’s seat, 24 for councillor

Advance voting runs Oct. 5, 11 and 12 with Oct. 15 general voting day

The District of Saanich developed an educational tool to help residents understand how their taxes are allocated. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kayaks and canoes were scattered all around Willows Beach on Saturday (Sept. 10) before paddlers took to the water. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Paddlers hit the waters of Oak Bay to support families battling pediatric cancer

Paddle for Health raises $20,000 for Island Kids Cancer Association

Kayaks and canoes were scattered all around Willows Beach on Saturday (Sept. 10) before paddlers took to the water. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Local artist Sarah Jim began painting her mural earlier this week at Beckwith Park in Saanich. Her work showcases her WSANEC roots. (Courtesy District of Saanich)

WSANEC artist’s mural gets underway at Beckwith Park in Saanich

Mural completion subject to weather, unexpected factors

Local artist Sarah Jim began painting her mural earlier this week at Beckwith Park in Saanich. Her work showcases her WSANEC roots. (Courtesy District of Saanich)
A total of 11 bottles of liquor have been stolen from the store in the 3200-block of Shelbourne Street since late June. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect connected to Saanich liquor store thefts identified

Investigators believe suspect visited store four times starting in June

A total of 11 bottles of liquor have been stolen from the store in the 3200-block of Shelbourne Street since late June. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police closed Cedar Hill Cross Road between Iona Drive and Gordon Head Road due to a crash investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police closed Cedar Hill Cross Road between Iona Drive and Gordon Head Road due to a crash investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
First responders line up outside Victoria General Hospital on Sept. 7 as the last of six officers injured in a June 28 shooting outside a Saanich bank was released from the hospital. (Submitted photo)

Last of six officers injured in Saanich bank shooting released from hospital

The Saanich police member seriously injured in the June 28 shootout will now recover at home

First responders line up outside Victoria General Hospital on Sept. 7 as the last of six officers injured in a June 28 shooting outside a Saanich bank was released from the hospital. (Submitted photo)
The University of Victoria’s campus was bustling with new students moved into their residence buildings Sunday (Sept. 4). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Move-in day for new UVic students

Students moved into their residence buildings on Sunday (Sept. 4)

The University of Victoria’s campus was bustling with new students moved into their residence buildings Sunday (Sept. 4). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The new UVic transit exchange near the campus bookstore. (Courtesy BC Transit)

Transit riders can expect to see improvements on their trip to University of Victoria

More than 17,000 transit trips made to and from UVic each day

The new UVic transit exchange near the campus bookstore. (Courtesy BC Transit)
Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA Grace Lore, left, UVic board member Adam Monahan, and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training Anne Kang (right) check out the view from the new campus housing at the University of Victoria. (Courtesy Ministry of Advanced Education)

New student housing adds nearly 400 beds at University of Victoria

New building also adds 715-seat dining hall that can serve 10,000 meals a day

Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA Grace Lore, left, UVic board member Adam Monahan, and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training Anne Kang (right) check out the view from the new campus housing at the University of Victoria. (Courtesy Ministry of Advanced Education)
An early morning fire in the 3200-block of Wascana Street is under investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Firefighters douse early morning blaze in empty Saanich home

Fire crews continue to investigate blaze in 3200-block of Wascana Street

An early morning fire in the 3200-block of Wascana Street is under investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich native Sean Ramsay celebrates after scoring a goal during a North American Hockey League game in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The 21-year-old has signed with a Croatian club for the upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of Ian Ramsay)

Saanich native signs with Croatian hockey club for upcoming season

Sean Ramsay played for several local teams before making the cross-Atlantic move

Saanich native Sean Ramsay celebrates after scoring a goal during a North American Hockey League game in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The 21-year-old has signed with a Croatian club for the upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of Ian Ramsay)
It’s easy to miss the public waterfront access at Hollywood Crescent and Wildwood Avenue in Victoria with not much signage in the area. A new guide looks to empower British Columbians to get back into public lands. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

Groups call on British Columbians to know their rights to access public, natural spaces

UVic law centre teams up with outdoor council to empower residents to get out in nature

It’s easy to miss the public waterfront access at Hollywood Crescent and Wildwood Avenue in Victoria with not much signage in the area. A new guide looks to empower British Columbians to get back into public lands. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
On Aug. 30 at around 12:30 p.m., Saanich police approached a man who had been camped on private property for several weeks on a pathway near the Galloping Goose bridge in the area of the Trans-Canada Highway at Carey Road. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after police confrontation ends on Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich

The man, two dogs fled onto the highway after encounter with police

On Aug. 30 at around 12:30 p.m., Saanich police approached a man who had been camped on private property for several weeks on a pathway near the Galloping Goose bridge in the area of the Trans-Canada Highway at Carey Road. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police said Willow Docherty has been found safe after she was the subject of a missing person alert. (Saanich police/Twitter)

UPDATE: Willow Docherty found safe

She was the subject of a missing person alert on Tuesday

Saanich police said Willow Docherty has been found safe after she was the subject of a missing person alert. (Saanich police/Twitter)
Silver Threads Service is hosting Try it Free Week from Sept. 6 to 9, offering seniors a free chance to try their hand at different activities, including pickleball. (Black Press Media file photo)

Free week of activities on tap for seniors to try

Silver Threads Service hosting Try it Free week Sept. 6-9

Silver Threads Service is hosting Try it Free Week from Sept. 6 to 9, offering seniors a free chance to try their hand at different activities, including pickleball. (Black Press Media file photo)
Amanda (Mandy) Welch died Aug. 23, one day after her baby Rachelle Daisy Green-Welch, according to social media accounts for her business. (Pachulah/Facebook)

Saanich community shocked, saddened by loss of entrepreneur and her baby

‘Mandy’s positive bright light and presence will be greatly missed’

Amanda (Mandy) Welch died Aug. 23, one day after her baby Rachelle Daisy Green-Welch, according to social media accounts for her business. (Pachulah/Facebook)
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