Wolf Depner

American boat strikes reef, sinks near Oak Bay

Two people rescued from boat headed for Orca Island

Average housing prices would have to drop by $413,000 for Victoria to become affordable

Alternatively, salaries need to increase to $134,000 per year, more than double current levels

Greater Victoria records drop in building permit values

Values are up for British Columbia and Canada thanks to Vancouver

Bears have killed 17 people in B.C. since 1986

Number of bear complaints and bears killed rose sharply during same period

Many millennials locked out of housing market

About 14% of millennials own homes, compared to 45.7 % of baby boomers

‘Prince of Whales’: Trump tweet misspelling Prince Charles’ title boosts B.C. business

U.S. president brags about speaking with the Prince of Whales rather than Prince of Wales

Collision between mini-van and motorcycle in Saanich sends three to hospital

The 28-year-old motorcyclist suffered “serious but non-life threatening injuries”

Saanich officially adopts bylaw banning single-use plastic bags

Bylaw coming into effect Jan. 1, 2020 includes a transition period of six months

BC Ferries crews rescue capsized boater in Georgia Strait

Two vehicles participated in rescue

Island NDP MP rejects narrative that his riding for the Greens’ picking

Greens face a challenge when it comes to military issues, says Randall Garrison

Collisions involving bicycles rose 25 per cent in Saanich in 2018

Authorities recorded 85 collisions involving bicycles, according to Saanich’s annual report

Students witness Saanich creek spill that kills a dozen fish

Camosun college students and their instructor were taking samples when spill happened

Saanich appearance and protest of anti-SOGI speaker an exercise in free speech, says pastor

Pastor says he is ‘grateful’ both sides of debates could ‘freely speak’

Saanich church hosting anti-SOGI speaker received more than $10,000 in permissive tax exemptions last year

The District of Saanich is currently reviewing permissive tax exemptions

Saanich jam stand facing closure gets short reprieve

Katherine Little had until June 6 to shut down stand after bylaw complaint

Saanich Police wants to hear from scammed smart-phone buyers

Scam involves ‘blacklisted phones’ sold online

Sleeping driver hits bus, motorcycle near Victoria

Traffic down to one lane while crews clear scene

Island woman takes a stand, shows her jam

Complaint means June 6 deadline to close down “therapeutic” front-yard jam sales stand in Saanich

Saanich could join Victoria on cat leashing laws

Council asked staff to study the issue following a report from Coun. Karen Harper

Saanich signals Victoria it wants to proceed with caution during assembly process

Saanich council signs off on terms of reference for future citizens’ assembly