View Royal

Construction is underway on a new bike park at View Royal Park. (Photo courtesy of the Town of View Royal)

View Royal rolling out new bike park

Park to open later this summer

  • Jul 12, 2019
Construction is underway on a new bike park at View Royal Park. (Photo courtesy of the Town of View Royal)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Unattended cooking causes fire in Songhees Nation home

Two people treated for injuries, one transported to hospital Monday evening

(Black Press Media file photo)
Lindsay Critchley holds the Secchi disk she lowered off her property to check the Portage Inlet’s turbidity. (Swikar Oli/News staff)

View Royal residents, council concerned about runoff in Portage Inlet

View Royal council wants more responsibility from upstream neighbours, development

Lindsay Critchley holds the Secchi disk she lowered off her property to check the Portage Inlet’s turbidity. (Swikar Oli/News staff)
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

Realtor David Moisik finds West Shore roads perfect for cruising

  • Jan 24, 2019
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven
The new Therapeutic Recovery Community will be housed in the former Choices Transitional Housing site in View Royal. (Grant McKenzie/Our Place)

Our Place’s addiction recovery community opening Friday in View Royal

The Therapeutic Recovery Community aims to break the cycle of homelessness

  • Oct 25, 2018
The new Therapeutic Recovery Community will be housed in the former Choices Transitional Housing site in View Royal. (Grant McKenzie/Our Place)
Tent city campers moved to Woodwynn Farms on the Saanich Peninsula Saturday and 10 members were arrested. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

Mayor David Screech says Camp Namegans has run its course

Break-in on private property in View Royal linked to homeless campers

  • Oct 23, 2018
Tent city campers moved to Woodwynn Farms on the Saanich Peninsula Saturday and 10 members were arrested. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
Pickup catches fire near View Royal Elementary

Pickup catches fire near View Royal Elementary

Early morning fire causes traffic delays on Helmcken Road

  • Oct 2, 2018
Pickup catches fire near View Royal Elementary
Crews will be working on Island Highway between Shoreline Drive and Admirals Road from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. (Map courtesy of the CRD)

Water main work on Island Highway this week

Five days of work begins Sunday night between Shoreline Drive and Admirals Road

Crews will be working on Island Highway between Shoreline Drive and Admirals Road from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. (Map courtesy of the CRD)
Previously approved funding now ready to be turned over. (Black Press file photo)

View Royal budgets $31,000 for school crossing guards

Funds are for the new non-profit program for the Greater Victoria School District

Previously approved funding now ready to be turned over. (Black Press file photo)
(Black Press file photo)

View Royal amends zoning bylaw for liveaboard vessels

The Town is taking a proactive approach to regulate waterway

(Black Press file photo)
Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)

Victoria General Hospital reopens operating rooms ahead of schedule after flood damage

Four delivery and four operating rooms were affected by a broken water valve

Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)
A sign at View Royal Park was removed after it was discovered a quick response code redirected to a porn site. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)

View Royal Park sign taken down after glitch redirects to pornographic website

Resident looking to learn more about workout equipment discovered the problem code

A sign at View Royal Park was removed after it was discovered a quick response code redirected to a porn site. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)
Traffic patterns will be affected for construction on Island Highway between Helmcken Road and Colwood Interchange. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)

Update: Road work on Island highway section to start Monday

Construction is expected to continue until the beginning of August

Traffic patterns will be affected for construction on Island Highway between Helmcken Road and Colwood Interchange. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)
Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park

Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park

Police confirm missing View Royal woman Debra Evans-Hayes has been found

Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park
Debra Evans-Hayes, 48, was last seen on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Crews search Thetis Lake Park for missing View Royal woman

Limited details surrounding 48-year-old’s disappearance

Debra Evans-Hayes, 48, was last seen on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Line painting on Watkiss Way at Helmcken Road may cause some delays Thursday and Friday. (Google maps)
Line painting on Watkiss Way at Helmcken Road may cause some delays Thursday and Friday. (Google maps)
The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (Black Press file photo)

View Royal turns down regional handyDART proposal

B.C. Transit disappointed by decision, looking for other sites in the region

The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (Black Press file photo)
Crews will be working on a hydro pole at 1272 Burnside Road West this Friday, June 1. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)

Crews working on Burnside Road West this Friday

1200-block will be single alternating lane with no pedestrian access

Crews will be working on a hydro pole at 1272 Burnside Road West this Friday, June 1. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)
A proposed site map of a new regional handyDART facility in View Royal. 
(Map courtesy of B.C. Transit)

HandyDART proposal in View Royal met with pushback

Both council and the community expressed concerns about the industrial facility

A proposed site map of a new regional handyDART facility in View Royal. 
(Map courtesy of B.C. Transit)
The site of a former pistol shoot range at Thetis Lake Regional Park has been restored to natural park land. (File photo)

Former gun range restored in Thetis Lake Regional Park

CRD remediation project complete after nearly four years

The site of a former pistol shoot range at Thetis Lake Regional Park has been restored to natural park land. (File photo)
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