View Royal

Tent city campers moved to Woodwynn Farms on the Saanich Peninsula Saturday and 10 members were arrested. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

Mayor David Screech says Camp Namegans has run its course

Break-in on private property in View Royal linked to homeless campers

  • Oct 23, 2018
Tent city campers moved to Woodwynn Farms on the Saanich Peninsula Saturday and 10 members were arrested. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
Pickup catches fire near View Royal Elementary

Pickup catches fire near View Royal Elementary

Early morning fire causes traffic delays on Helmcken Road

  • Oct 2, 2018
Pickup catches fire near View Royal Elementary
Crews will be working on Island Highway between Shoreline Drive and Admirals Road from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. (Map courtesy of the CRD)

Water main work on Island Highway this week

Five days of work begins Sunday night between Shoreline Drive and Admirals Road

Crews will be working on Island Highway between Shoreline Drive and Admirals Road from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. (Map courtesy of the CRD)
Previously approved funding now ready to be turned over. (Black Press file photo)

View Royal budgets $31,000 for school crossing guards

Funds are for the new non-profit program for the Greater Victoria School District

Previously approved funding now ready to be turned over. (Black Press file photo)
Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)

Victoria General Hospital reopens operating rooms ahead of schedule after flood damage

Four delivery and four operating rooms were affected by a broken water valve

Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)
A sign at View Royal Park was removed after it was discovered a quick response code redirected to a porn site. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)

View Royal Park sign taken down after glitch redirects to pornographic website

Resident looking to learn more about workout equipment discovered the problem code

A sign at View Royal Park was removed after it was discovered a quick response code redirected to a porn site. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)
Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park

Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park

Police confirm missing View Royal woman Debra Evans-Hayes has been found

Body found at Thetis Lake Regional Park
Debra Evans-Hayes, 48, was last seen on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Crews search Thetis Lake Park for missing View Royal woman

Limited details surrounding 48-year-old’s disappearance

Debra Evans-Hayes, 48, was last seen on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (Black Press file photo)

View Royal turns down regional handyDART proposal

B.C. Transit disappointed by decision, looking for other sites in the region

The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (Black Press file photo)
The site of a former pistol shoot range at Thetis Lake Regional Park has been restored to natural park land. (File photo)

Former gun range restored in Thetis Lake Regional Park

CRD remediation project complete after nearly four years

The site of a former pistol shoot range at Thetis Lake Regional Park has been restored to natural park land. (File photo)
Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening

Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening

Finishing touches being completed after 15-month renovation

Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening
Elements Casino offers space, resources to charities and community groups

Elements Casino offers space, resources to charities and community groups

New Platinum Room will be available free of charge

Elements Casino offers space, resources to charities and community groups
Grant McKenzie, Our Place director of communications, and Dana Young, who will be the director of the therapeutic recovery community planned for View Royal, show off the site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Our Place looks to create new therapeutic recovery community in View Royal

Rezoning still needed for former site of Choices Transitional Housing

Grant McKenzie, Our Place director of communications, and Dana Young, who will be the director of the therapeutic recovery community planned for View Royal, show off the site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
(Black Press file photo)

Several vehicles damaged in View Royal

West Shore RCMP asking witnesses to come forward

(Black Press file photo)
House fire on Songhees Nation displaces four residents

House fire on Songhees Nation displaces four residents

No injuries and the fire was contained to one unit in the fourplex

House fire on Songhees Nation displaces four residents
Shawna Bond, a registered nurse and breast health patient navigator, shows off the pillows and pamphlet breast cancer patients are provided with at the beginning of their journey with the Victoria Breast Health Centre at Victoria General Hospital. (Kendra Wong
/News Gazette staff)

Centre gives breast cancer patients new outlook on life

The Victoria Breast Health Centre at VGH connects patients to services

Shawna Bond, a registered nurse and breast health patient navigator, shows off the pillows and pamphlet breast cancer patients are provided with at the beginning of their journey with the Victoria Breast Health Centre at Victoria General Hospital. (Kendra Wong
/News Gazette staff)
Police searching for suspect in Sunday’s domestic incident

Police searching for suspect in Sunday’s domestic incident

A warrant has been issued for 25-year-old Victoria resident Patrick O’Neil

Police searching for suspect in Sunday’s domestic incident
Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal

Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal

Incident closed Island Highway for several hours Wednesday night

Pedestrian in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck in View Royal
The redevelopment of nearly 16 acres at Christie Point has been delayed.                                 (Gazette file photo)

Redevelopment of Christie Point delayed

Residents will not receive 12-month notice period in this calendar year

The redevelopment of nearly 16 acres at Christie Point has been delayed.                                 (Gazette file photo)
Off-leash dogs rush to greet a dog owner with her own dog on a leash. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)
Off-leash dogs rush to greet a dog owner with her own dog on a leash. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)