Saanich News Staff

This pair is being sought by Saanich police and the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers after allegedly purchasing snacks with a credit card that was reported stolen around April 8. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Suspects sought after snack run with stolen credit card in Saanich

Large bill racked up on card reported stolen in early April

This pair is being sought by Saanich police and the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers after allegedly purchasing snacks with a credit card that was reported stolen around April 8. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
Some 2,039 Saanich customers were without power on the morning of April 23. (Screenshot via BC Hydro Outage Map)

UPDATED: Power restored after morning outage in Saanich

BC Hydro says equipment failure caused the Friday morning outage

Some 2,039 Saanich customers were without power on the morning of April 23. (Screenshot via BC Hydro Outage Map)
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is helping Saanich police locate a suspect who allegedly stole an iPhone from a building in the 3100-block of Foul Bay Road on April 7. (Image via the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Saanich police seek suspect in cell phone theft

White iPhone XR reported stolen from building on Foul Bay Road April 7

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is helping Saanich police locate a suspect who allegedly stole an iPhone from a building in the 3100-block of Foul Bay Road on April 7. (Image via the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Fire crews respond to the 3500-block of Blanshard Street in Saanich on April 16. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

UPDATED: BC Hydro crews repairing failed electrical equipment in Saanich

Vernon Avenue reopen to traffic following closure

Fire crews respond to the 3500-block of Blanshard Street in Saanich on April 16. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Smoke is visible from the Trans-Canada Highway, April 16 around 12:15 p.m. (Black Press Media photo)

UPDATED: Saanich fire crews truck in water as hog fuel fire smoulders

No injuries reported following fire at greenhouse near Burnside West and Prospect Lake roads

Smoke is visible from the Trans-Canada Highway, April 16 around 12:15 p.m. (Black Press Media photo)
A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver stopped on Pat Bay Highway after road rage reports fails breathalyzer test: police

Several witnesses reported driver to Saanich police, school officer intercepted

A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
April 11 to 17 is Emergency Management BC’s Tsunami Preparedness Week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria

Tsunami Preparedness Week runs April 11 to 17

April 11 to 17 is Emergency Management BC’s Tsunami Preparedness Week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Fire Department on the scene after a car crashed into the Walmart in Uptown. (Photo courtesy Dan Wood)

UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart

Incident reported as explosion after driver rammed through wall

Saanich Fire Department on the scene after a car crashed into the Walmart in Uptown. (Photo courtesy Dan Wood)
Saanich police hope to identify a suspect caught on camera entering a building in the 3300-block of Whittier Avenue in Saanich on March 12 and leaving with a stolen package. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers photo)

Suspect caught on camera pinching parcel from Saanich building

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers share images to help identify suspect

Saanich police hope to identify a suspect caught on camera entering a building in the 3300-block of Whittier Avenue in Saanich on March 12 and leaving with a stolen package. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers photo)
Saanich police are investigating after a small dog was mauled and its owner was bitten in Mount Douglas Park by a large, off-leash dog April 6. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)

UPDATED: Owner of large, off-leash dog that fatally mauled small pup in Saanich park identified

Owner turned themself in after incident at Mount Doug Park

Saanich police are investigating after a small dog was mauled and its owner was bitten in Mount Douglas Park by a large, off-leash dog April 6. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
An unattended vehicle left idling on a Saanich street rolled away and crashed into a pole on April 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police ticket vehicle owner for not turning tires to curb while parked on slope

Idling vehicle rolls down Saanich street, crashes into pole

An unattended vehicle left idling on a Saanich street rolled away and crashed into a pole on April 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
The five-foot-tall statue that usually marks the entrance to the Royal Oak Burial Park mausoleum went missing at some point over the Easter long weekend. (Photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Five-foot-tall bronze statue stolen from Saanich burial park over long weekend

Angelic figure marked mausoleum entrance, last seen April 1

The five-foot-tall statue that usually marks the entrance to the Royal Oak Burial Park mausoleum went missing at some point over the Easter long weekend. (Photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police warn parents after driver attempts to engage girl out walking

Teen runs away from suspect police say may have been intoxicated

(Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police shut down a block of Shelbourne Avenue early-Sunday morning after a driver who had alcohol in their system crashed into a telephone pole. (Photo: Saanich police)

Block of Shelbourne Avenue temporarily closed after ‘asleep’ driver crashes into pole Sunday morning

The driver had alcohol in their system and told police they fell asleep behind the wheel

Saanich police shut down a block of Shelbourne Avenue early-Sunday morning after a driver who had alcohol in their system crashed into a telephone pole. (Photo: Saanich police)
(Black Press Media file photo)

New electric vehicle maintenance program coming to Camosun College

Program designed to provide students with ‘marketable skills’, ease transition to EVs, MLA says

(Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic on Quadra Street was temporarily impacted on March 30 after a Westfalia van caught fire and firefighters were called in. No injuries were reported. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

UPDATED: Vehicle fire slows evening Quadra Street commute in Saanich

Saanich firefighters douse Westfalia blaze in 3500-block of Quadra St.

Traffic on Quadra Street was temporarily impacted on March 30 after a Westfalia van caught fire and firefighters were called in. No injuries were reported. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich employees (left to right) Annie Robinson, Kathleen Warren and Helen Elliott sit outside the former municipal hall on West Saanich Road in 1920. (Photo courtesy Saanich Archives)

PHOTOS: Saanich looks back on more than 100 years of stand-out staff in honour of women’s history month

Photos depict some of the women who contributed to district’s history

Saanich employees (left to right) Annie Robinson, Kathleen Warren and Helen Elliott sit outside the former municipal hall on West Saanich Road in 1920. (Photo courtesy Saanich Archives)
Nobody was injured in a house fire on Parker Avenue Sunday morning. (Photo: Saanich Fire Department)

Nobody injured in Parker Avenue house fire in Saanich on Sunday

A crew of 19 firefighters extinguished the fire by just after 7 a.m.

Nobody was injured in a house fire on Parker Avenue Sunday morning. (Photo: Saanich Fire Department)
The driver of this vehicle was stopped by police for stunt driving while under the influence of alcohol on March 25 and was issued a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Police impound two vehicles, ticket drivers for stunting in Saanich

Third driver’s vehicle impounded for excessive speeding

The driver of this vehicle was stopped by police for stunt driving while under the influence of alcohol on March 25 and was issued a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)