Dan Ebenal

U-JAM is offering a jazz camp that will run July 23 to 27 at St. Margaret’s School.

Camp offers all that jazz

Five-day camp in Saanich aims to fuel jazz performance skills

U-JAM is offering a jazz camp that will run July 23 to 27 at St. Margaret’s School.
Passenger sustains minor injuries in bus crash

Passenger sustains minor injuries in bus crash

Vehicle collides with bus making left turn onto Pat Bay Highway Wednesday night

Passenger sustains minor injuries in bus crash
Yana Hempler was a finalist in the Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards, recognizing young business professionals across Vancouver Island. (Photo submitted)

Saanich woman making strides for community

Yana Hempler a finalist in the Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards

Yana Hempler was a finalist in the Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards, recognizing young business professionals across Vancouver Island. (Photo submitted)
The Capital Region Beekeepers Association will come out to collect any swarms of bees encounterd by Greater Victoria residents. If you discover a swarm on your property, you can contact the swarm line at 250-900-5787.                                (Photo courtesy of Pamela Fox, Silver Rill Berry Farm)

Beekeepers offer to pick up unwanted swarms

Capital Region Beekeepers Association sets up swarm line for residents to call

The Capital Region Beekeepers Association will come out to collect any swarms of bees encounterd by Greater Victoria residents. If you discover a swarm on your property, you can contact the swarm line at 250-900-5787.                                (Photo courtesy of Pamela Fox, Silver Rill Berry Farm)
Sean Elliott takes a spin on the Galloping Goose aboard one of the rental bikes he is providing through his new company TapBike.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff

New bike rental service rolls into Saanich

TapBike available at a few spots around region, including the Days Inn and Howard Johnson in Saanich

Sean Elliott takes a spin on the Galloping Goose aboard one of the rental bikes he is providing through his new company TapBike.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff
Julie Gray and Jonathan Ure Stoppi are among the cast of Laura, which the St. Luke’s Players are bringing to the stage from May 16 to 27. (Photo submitted)

St. Luke’s brings whodunnit to the stage

Laura plays at St. Luke’s Hall from May 16 to 27

Julie Gray and Jonathan Ure Stoppi are among the cast of Laura, which the St. Luke’s Players are bringing to the stage from May 16 to 27. (Photo submitted)
Helen Stewart holds up a pair of her books – A Garden’s Echo and Creation Through Colour – in her Tudor Avenue garden. Stewart’s home at 2875 Tudor Ave. will be one of the stops on the Hills to Shore Artists Tour May 12 and 13. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)

Saanich artists swing open doors to studios

Hills to Shore Artists Tour will visit 17 studios over Mother’s Day weekend

Helen Stewart holds up a pair of her books – A Garden’s Echo and Creation Through Colour – in her Tudor Avenue garden. Stewart’s home at 2875 Tudor Ave. will be one of the stops on the Hills to Shore Artists Tour May 12 and 13. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)
Helen Stewart holds up a pair of her books – A Garden’s Echo and Creation Through Colour – in her Tudor Avenue garden. Stewart’s home at 2875 Tudor Ave. will be one of the stops on the Hills to Shore Artists Tour May 12 and 13. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)

Saanich artists swing open doors to studios

Hills to Shore Artists Tour will visit 17 studios over Mother’s Day weekend

Helen Stewart holds up a pair of her books – A Garden’s Echo and Creation Through Colour – in her Tudor Avenue garden. Stewart’s home at 2875 Tudor Ave. will be one of the stops on the Hills to Shore Artists Tour May 12 and 13. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)
Horizon Pacific is renovating a home to accommodate a family with a teen facing mobility challenges.                                 Photo submitted

Renovations open doors to mobility challenged teen

Horizon Pacific provides free work on Saanich home to accommodate family of six

Horizon Pacific is renovating a home to accommodate a family with a teen facing mobility challenges.                                 Photo submitted
Camosun has launched the course Growing Cannabis for Professionals. The first course, which is available online thorugh continuing education, runs May 7 to June 15.

Camosun launches cannabis training courses

Growing Cannabis for Professionals is available online through continuing education

Camosun has launched the course Growing Cannabis for Professionals. The first course, which is available online thorugh continuing education, runs May 7 to June 15.
Saanich Police still looking for answers into 1973 death

Saanich Police still looking for answers into 1973 death

20-year-old man found unconscious in the intersection of West Saanich Road and Wilkinson Road

Saanich Police still looking for answers into 1973 death
Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg were murdered after travelling to Washington state in 1987. The Snohomish County Sheriffs Department will hold a press conference Wednesday to discuss new evidence in the murders of the Victoria couple. (Photo submitted)

Police hope new tools will help solve 30-year-old murder

New DNA analysis being used on case of Victoria couple killed in Washington state

Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg were murdered after travelling to Washington state in 1987. The Snohomish County Sheriffs Department will hold a press conference Wednesday to discuss new evidence in the murders of the Victoria couple. (Photo submitted)
Woodworkers craft a show for Cedar Hill

Woodworkers craft a show for Cedar Hill

Vancouver Island Woodworkers Guild present Visions in Wood in the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill from April 4 to 29

Woodworkers craft a show for Cedar Hill
Hugh Wilzewski gives the gift of life at the Canadian Blood Services clinic on Saanich Road. Wilzewski has donated blood more than 70 times in his life and says it’s a very rewarding way to spend an hour.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Canadian Blood Services clinic a lifeline in times of crisis

Saanich clinic sees about 100 donors a day

Hugh Wilzewski gives the gift of life at the Canadian Blood Services clinic on Saanich Road. Wilzewski has donated blood more than 70 times in his life and says it’s a very rewarding way to spend an hour.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff
This speed reader board was stolen from a location on Interurban Road. (Saanich Police photo)

Saanich Police speed reader board stolen

Traffic safety device taken from the 4700 block of Interurban Road

This speed reader board was stolen from a location on Interurban Road. (Saanich Police photo)
Jessica Sun writes out a math problem for a few of the members of the Mount Douglas Mathletes. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)

Mount Douglas Mathletes enjoying success by the numbers

Saanich Grade 9s walk away with top five spots in Island math competition

Jessica Sun writes out a math problem for a few of the members of the Mount Douglas Mathletes. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)
An aerial illustration of how the proposed Cordova Bay shopping centre and condo buildings will look from the northeast. Image from Alan Lowe Architect

Saanich Talks event kicks off Local Area Plan updates

Updates on plans for Cadboro Bay and Cordova Bay the focus of Wednesday meeting at UVic

An aerial illustration of how the proposed Cordova Bay shopping centre and condo buildings will look from the northeast. Image from Alan Lowe Architect
The District of Saanich is embarking on a study to look into the legalization of garden suites.

Saanich explores new housing options

Open houses on March 17 and 20 will get feedback on potential legalization of garden suites

The District of Saanich is embarking on a study to look into the legalization of garden suites.
Saanich Police warn of increasing number of scams

Saanich Police warn of increasing number of scams

Saanich Police are hoping to spread the word for residents to be…

Saanich Police warn of increasing number of scams
Andrew Simpson puts one of his 78 records on the gramophone in his Gordon Head home. Simpson has amassed a collection of close to 40,000 of the old-style records, along with other vintage recordings on cylinders and Edison diamond discs. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)

Soundtrack of the past lives on in Saanich home

Gordon Head man has amassed more than 40,000 vintage records

Andrew Simpson puts one of his 78 records on the gramophone in his Gordon Head home. Simpson has amassed a collection of close to 40,000 of the old-style records, along with other vintage recordings on cylinders and Edison diamond discs. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)