Kyle Slavin

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.

Former Saanich priest guilty on one count of sexual touching

Phil Jacobs has been found guilty of touching a young person for a sexual purpose, but not guilty on three other counts of molestation.

Habitat for Humanity announces new project in Saanich

More affordable housing units will soon be available in Saanich, as Habitat for Humanity is set to begin work on a new townhouse complex

Amanda St. Pierre

For career prep, proof is in the pudding

Spectrum kitchen manager shows value of trades training in school

Amanda St. Pierre
Workers from Golder Associates sift through soil for First Nations remains and artifacts on Craigflower elementary school property on Wednesday.

Known Craigflower bridge archeology site yields human remains

The construction site around Craigflower bridge where human remains were found this week is well-known First Nations archeology site.

Workers from Golder Associates sift through soil for First Nations remains and artifacts on Craigflower elementary school property on Wednesday.
Hip hop artist Chris Hamilton

Hip hop artist finds inspiration in overcoming troubled past

Ill Tone, performs March 7 at Lucky Bar. He’ll open for Masta Ace on the Western Canadian dates of his cross-country tour.

Hip hop artist Chris Hamilton
Crosby

Neighbours fear losing field to a community garden

The idea of a community garden on a parcel of land behind Saanich Commonwealth Place doesn't sit well for some area residents.

Crosby

Improper Saanich police arrest going to public hearing

OPCC will hold a public hearing into allegations of professional misconduct against a Saanich police officer

Saanich police seeking cigar thief

Saanich police are looking for a man who broke through the glass door of a gas station

This rendering depicts what the University of Victoria’s new Centre for Athletics

New UVic athletics complex set to break ground

McKenzie Avenue roadwork to coincide with new $77 million facility

This rendering depicts what the University of Victoria’s new Centre for Athletics

Home heating oil leaking into Cecelia Ravine Creek

A broken feed line from a home heating oil tank appears to be to blame for the latest fuel spill in the region

Seventeen-year-old Thomas Ottewell shares a laugh with Jennifer

Police honour Saanich teen for saving man’s life

17-year-old’s CPR skills credited with reviving victim of heart attack

Seventeen-year-old Thomas Ottewell shares a laugh with Jennifer

Uptown optimistic it can fill Best Buy space

Less than one week after Best Buy abruptly shut its doors at Uptown, discussions are well underway to fill the 38,000-square-foot void.

New signal installed on commuter artery

Safer road crossing with light at Vernon Avenue and Ravine

Unsolved Lindsay Buziak murder hits five-year mark

The real estate agent was found dead in a home she was showing in Gordon Head in 2008

Tyler Smith

University presidents warn of impending job skills deficit

Council calling on B.C. government to better fund post-secondary education

Tyler Smith

Police arrest man stealing bulk cigarettes from Costco customers

More than $100,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen in 2012 from the vehicles of Costco customers all over B.C.

No injuries as tire flies across highway

A tire became detached from its vehicle and flew across the Pat Bay Highway Wednesday, striking a car travelling in the other direction.

Deer found wandering Ten Mile Point with crossbow bolt in head

The discovery of two deer has police concerned a poacher is firing high-powered crossbow in urban Saanich.

Saanich police Sgt. Steve Eassie holds an approved screening device

When drinking and driving hits the wallet

Province makes drinking and driving prohibitively expensive and inconvenient in a bid to change driver behaviour

Saanich police Sgt. Steve Eassie holds an approved screening device