Saanich News Staff

Northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway at Exit 11 came to a halt Tuesday evening after a dump truck went off the road. (Courtesy of Elyza Hartnell)

Dump truck in ditch halts Pat Bay Highway evening traffic

Incident was cleared shortly after 5 p.m.

Northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway at Exit 11 came to a halt Tuesday evening after a dump truck went off the road. (Courtesy of Elyza Hartnell)
Ancestral human remains were found at a Saanich construction site Feb. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)

Ancestral human remains discovered at Saanich construction site

Remains show cause of death likely not natural

Ancestral human remains were found at a Saanich construction site Feb. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested one person Monday night after they removed their monitoring bracelet and attacked officers.(Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect arrested after removing monitoring bracelet, attacking Saanich police

Police say suspect threw knives, scissors and bear spray canisters

Saanich police arrested one person Monday night after they removed their monitoring bracelet and attacked officers.(Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic backed up on the Pat Bay Highway Monday morning. (Drive BC webcam)

Rear-end crash snarls Pat Bay traffic Monday morning

No serious injuries, Saanich police say

Traffic backed up on the Pat Bay Highway Monday morning. (Drive BC webcam)
Jessie Goodale, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, was arrested Feb. 17 in Saanich. (Nanaimo RCMP handout)

Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Saanich

Saanich police located and arrested Jessie Goodale

Jessie Goodale, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, was arrested Feb. 17 in Saanich. (Nanaimo RCMP handout)
Saanich police are looking for suspects after an attempted robbery in the 5300-block of Cordova Bay Road. (Google Maps)

Police seek witnesses to attempted robbery in Saanich plaza

Suspect attempted to take woman’s handbag before fleeing

Saanich police are looking for suspects after an attempted robbery in the 5300-block of Cordova Bay Road. (Google Maps)
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Heart and Stroke Foundation highlights heart health amid month of love

Learn heart attack symptoms, take precautions to avoid premature heart disease

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Camuson College is adding 20 spaces to its mental health and addictions certificate program beginning in May. (Camosun College screen shot)

More spaces for mental health and addictions training coming to Camosun College

Three-semester program offers training to begin career in addictions and mental health field

Camuson College is adding 20 spaces to its mental health and addictions certificate program beginning in May. (Camosun College screen shot)
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Suspect in custody following daytime break-in at Saanich home

Owner home at the time of break-in, fled the residence while calling 911

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Saanich police arrest suspect in arson incident at 94-unit apartment building

Fire posed ‘serious risk to personal injury,’ police say

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(Black Press Media file photo)

One man arrested after robberies at two Saanich businesses

Suspect handed note to cashier demanding money

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Integrated Canine Service arrests driver believed to be trafficking drugs

Driver initially fled Saanich officer attempting a traffic stop

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(Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich house party host fined $2,300

Officers spotted 10-15 people hanging out at a home Saturday night

(Black Press Media file photo)
Chris McNutt, 31, has been identified as the driver who died in a two-vehicle crash on West Saanich Road Feb 4. (GoFundMe campaign photo)

Driver who died in West Saanich Road crash identified

Chris McNutt remembered as avid car lover, always willing to help a friend

Chris McNutt, 31, has been identified as the driver who died in a two-vehicle crash on West Saanich Road Feb 4. (GoFundMe campaign photo)
Saanich police and fire were on scene at Uptown Mall Feb. 6 after a driver hit four parked cars. (Devon Bidal/Saanich News)

Elderly woman hits four parked cars at Uptown Shopping Centre in Saanich

No injuries reported, cause remains under investigation

Saanich police and fire were on scene at Uptown Mall Feb. 6 after a driver hit four parked cars. (Devon Bidal/Saanich News)
Spectrum Community School has installed a new Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame, celebrating the school community and the athletic achievements of former students. (Courtesy of Spectrum Community School)

Saanich school installs ‘hall of fame’ for alumni athletes

NFL player, volleyball athletes, coaches inducted into Spectrum school display

Spectrum Community School has installed a new Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame, celebrating the school community and the athletic achievements of former students. (Courtesy of Spectrum Community School)
Saanich police are seeking the owner of a Frederique Constant watch with a blue strap, white face and silver case. (Saanich Police Department)

Saanich police seek owner of luxury timepiece with blue strap

Frederique Constant watch can be claimed by contacting Saanich Police Department

Saanich police are seeking the owner of a Frederique Constant watch with a blue strap, white face and silver case. (Saanich Police Department)
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Break and enter suspect caught in the act by Saanich police, charged for seven other similar crimes

40-year-old accused of breaking into bank, restaurant, six liquor stores since October 2020

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Saanich police are investigating property damage at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Police seek info after fence torn down, dumped over embankment in Saanich

Christmas Hill restoration site fence destroyed sometime between Jan. 16 and 18

Saanich police are investigating property damage at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Blue-green algae bloom confirmed in Elk Lake, water-based activities not recommended

Blue-green algae can be lethal to dogs, cause health issues for humans

(Black Press Media file photo)