Saanich News Staff

Howard the Gnome ushers in Pumpkin Fest from his new home in Saanich

Howard stands tall in the fields at Galey Farms this October

Bacteria counts lead Island Health to warn swimmers off Elk/Beaver Lake beach

Not recommended for people or pets to enter the water at popular Greater Victoria park

Saanich police penalize 72-year-old for ‘too many’ distracted driving infractions

Motorist handed four-month driving prohibition for tickets tied to electronic-device usage

UPDATED: Saanich Police arrest driver after serious hit and run

Motorists advised to avoid area of McKenzie Avenue and Shelbourne Street

Allegedly impaired driver crashes car into Saanich home

Family home but in other areas of the house when car crashes through wall

Saanich police seek robbery suspect covered in red dye pack colouring

Suspect described as a Caucasian man about 50 years old

Saanich lifeguards earn Vital Link awards for cardiac arrest response

Awards from BC Emergency Health Services recognize quick and skillful life-saving

Three cougar sightings in three days in Saanich

Saanich Police warn the public to be vigilant

Child struck by vehicle in Saanich, taken to hospital

Police are investigating this as a hit and run on Glanford Avenue

Charge laid in crash that severely injured B.C girl

Tenessa Rayann Lyric Nikirk from North Saanich has been charged with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

Charge laid in Saanich crash that severely injured 11-year-old girl

Tenessa Rayann Lyric Nikirk from North Saanich has been charged with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

Nominations open for Vancouver Island family business awards

Family Business Association Vancouver Island accepting nominations until Oct. 12

Island building boom picks up the pace

Construction activity in the CRD up 47 per cent over first quarter of the year

Layritz girls represent Canada at Softball World Series

Canada’s hopes will rest with the Layritz Little League girls who are…

Cougar spotted near Royal Oak Drive in Saanich

Saanich Police report a cougar was sighted Thursday night in the vicinity…

Update: Monday afternoon fire guts family home in Saanich’s Royal Oak area

No one was home at the time and a cause has yet to be determined

Car flips onto roof on Pat Bay Hwy

The crash happened near the McKenzie overpass

Island MP calls for marine conservation area

Southern Strait of Georgia is home to Canada’s most endangered orca whales

Several cougar sightings reported in Saanich

Report of cougar on West Saanich Road Saturday night, with several other reports over 12-hour period