Kyle Slavin

Girl flees into ocean at mental health facility in Saanich

Two boaters are being credited for rescuing a 15-year-old girl from the cold ocean off Finnerty Cove this afternoon.

Tillicum community school Grade 1 student Nolan Nyvall

School meal programs prove popular – and necessary

Donation highlights need for free breakfasts, lunches in urban schools

Tillicum community school Grade 1 student Nolan Nyvall
Ted Lea stands in one of his neighbour’s yards that backs onto the Alberg cow feed farm in residential Gordon Head. Neighbours are angry that the cow farm is there

Caught between a cow and a hard place

Gordon Head neighbours losing patience in standoff between farmland owners and Saanich

Ted Lea stands in one of his neighbour’s yards that backs onto the Alberg cow feed farm in residential Gordon Head. Neighbours are angry that the cow farm is there

Argument over woman leads to stabbing

A young Esquimalt man faces a charge of attempted murder after a stabbing Saturday morning sent one man to hospital with serious injuries.

Olga Lang shows a bowl of pysanka eggs at the Lodge at Broadmead where she gave a demonstration on creating the traditional Ukrainian art form.

The art of creating Ukrainian Easter eggs

The detailed designs and vibrant colours on a pysanka egg are enough to turn heads

Olga Lang shows a bowl of pysanka eggs at the Lodge at Broadmead where she gave a demonstration on creating the traditional Ukrainian art form.
Rishi Sharma is running for the B.C. Liberals in Saanich South.

Legislature staffer running for Liberals in Saanich South

Veteran legislature staffer Rishi Sharma will run as the B.C. Liberal candidate in Saanich South

Rishi Sharma is running for the B.C. Liberals in Saanich South.

Saanich moves to lock in Panama Flats as farmland

The first of many formal discussions on the future of Panama Flats was held Monday night

Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard stands on a 75-year-old bridge at Wilkinson Road near Lindsay Street that will be replaced as part of a larger project to improve Wilkinson Road for cyclists and pedestrians

Feds help fund Wilkinson Road upgrades

A $2.5-million upgrade to Wilkinson Road will make it easier to walk and bike along the notoriously traffic-heavy street.

Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard stands on a 75-year-old bridge at Wilkinson Road near Lindsay Street that will be replaced as part of a larger project to improve Wilkinson Road for cyclists and pedestrians

Roadwork deferred to fund Craigflower bridge rebuild

A plan to rebuild Cook Street, between Quadra Street and Maplewood Road, will be put on hold

Jayné Childs work

Drawing out Canadian curling champions

Victoria-born painter Jayné Childs captures the spirit of sport in a show that coincide with the 2013 World Men’s Curling Championships.

Jayné Childs work

Bookworms torn on library relocation to Uptown

Buzz is building surrounding the possible relocation of the Emily Carr library branch across the street into Uptown.

Contract awarded for Craigflower Bridge replacement

Saanich and View Royal this week approved a contractor to build the replacement Craigflower Bridge.

UVic student society booted from provincial federation

B.C. students' federation claims UVSS still has $160,000 in outstanding membership fees

Cyclists share the road with vehicles along the Shelbourne Road corridor in Saanich. Surveys show residents would like to see the road widened

Saanich residents call for wider Shelbourne Street

Thumbs-up for bike lanes, but not at expense of traffic flow

Cyclists share the road with vehicles along the Shelbourne Road corridor in Saanich. Surveys show residents would like to see the road widened

Saanich remains loyal to Regional Crime Unit

Better value with integrated units than regional force, says Saanich chief

Managing violence in schools

In wake of WorkSafeBC order, Greater Victoria School District beefs up teacher safety training

Library mulls moving Emily Carr branch to Uptown

One of the top priorities for the Greater Victoria Public Library is to move the Emily Carr branch to a new location

Shirley Granger cleans the head of her club with a makeup brush while playing a round of golf with friends at the Cedar Hill Golf Course earlier this month. Saanich is increasing green fees and annual passes this year as it continues to reduce in the public golf course’s operating expenses.

Golf fees go up as Saanich reins in costs

Playing a round of golf at the municipally owned Cedar Hill golf course will cost a few dollars more this year

Shirley Granger cleans the head of her club with a makeup brush while playing a round of golf with friends at the Cedar Hill Golf Course earlier this month. Saanich is increasing green fees and annual passes this year as it continues to reduce in the public golf course’s operating expenses.

Cows moo-ve into Gordon Head

Residential Gordon Head may soon be a smellier, louder place

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.