Charla Huber

Langford resident Michael Wallace was profiled in So Close to Home a documentary by Metchosin filmmaker Shiraz Higgins. The film explores Wallace’s experiences being homeless in Greater Victoria.

Life on the streets leads to lessons in gratitude

Langford resident in film that puts the spotlight on homelessness

Langford resident Michael Wallace was profiled in So Close to Home a documentary by Metchosin filmmaker Shiraz Higgins. The film explores Wallace’s experiences being homeless in Greater Victoria.

Sandwich grill, Sharpies stolen from Colwood car lot

West Shore RCMP were called to the Island highway business at 11 a.m., May 4 at 11 a.m. by employees reporting the break-in.

Dynamite sticks seized in a Sooke Road Home were each 1.5 inches in diameter and 10 inches in length with electric detonators in each stick.

Arrest of armed men leads police to dynamite stashed in Sooke Road home

The RCMP’s West Shore Street Crime Unit recovered three sticks of dynamite on Wednesday (April 30) from a Langford home on Sooke Road.

Dynamite sticks seized in a Sooke Road Home were each 1.5 inches in diameter and 10 inches in length with electric detonators in each stick.
Although possessing and smoking pot is technically illegal

Metchosin marijuana motion moves up the ladder

Regional politicians back motion to decriminalize marijuana

Although possessing and smoking pot is technically illegal
West Shore Wolves team owners Dave Horner

Former Victoria Grizzlies chief will lead startup Jr. B hockey club

Former Victoria Grizzlies coach and general manager Victoria Gervais will lead the startup West Shore Wolves

West Shore Wolves team owners Dave Horner
Veteran Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip will headline Rock the Shore concert this July in Colwood.

Tragically Hip to headline concert at West Shore recreation

Get ready to get fully completely blown away by Canadian icons the Tragically Hip at West Shore Parks and Recreation this July.

Veteran Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip will headline Rock the Shore concert this July in Colwood.
Denika McDonald

Talented skaters light up the ice with Grease

Relive the magic of Grease with the Racquet Club of Victoria Figure Skating Club

Denika McDonald
(Centre) Ryan Thirlwall along with his support crew (left to right) Tianna Metzger

Terrible weather doesn’t stop epic anti-bullying walk

Gale force winds, heavy rain and icy sleet couldn't stop Ryan Thirlwall’s Tutu Walk for Hope

(Centre) Ryan Thirlwall along with his support crew (left to right) Tianna Metzger
Jeff Calderwood

Garrison tees off for golf courses

Randall Garrison, Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP, wants golf to be a business write off.

Jeff Calderwood
After 12 strikes at Langford Lanes

First perfect game bowled at Langford Lanes

Sidney bowler John Durika is engaged to be married, but there is another ring he’s been waiting for his whole life — his perfect game ring.

After 12 strikes at Langford Lanes

Boys toboggan into BC Transit bus in Colwood

Two young boys were struck by a BC Transit bus after tobogganing down a driveway and into the road Wednesday morning in Colwood.

Proud to say I live in Langford

I don’t have a mullet, my car isn’t on cement blocks and I’ve never burned garbage in the backyard.

Devon Tatton

Fewer late fines hurts GVPL budget

GVPL budgeted for an increase on late fees collected, but that hasn’t been the case.

Devon Tatton
Tammy Moore

Giving the gift of READing

Pennies for Presents profile: Victoria READ Society

Tammy Moore
Langford’s Parker Lang is prepping for his first ISKA B.C. title fight. The young MMA and kickboxer is confident he’ll walk away with the belt in the Oct. 15 match at St. Andrew’s high school.

B.C. title fight for Langford kickboxer

Parker Lang went on a date to see Mama Mia at the Caprice movie theatre — and ended up becoming a kickboxer and MMA fighter.

Langford’s Parker Lang is prepping for his first ISKA B.C. title fight. The young MMA and kickboxer is confident he’ll walk away with the belt in the Oct. 15 match at St. Andrew’s high school.
Steve Weatherbe says the Choose Life Victoria will hold a vigil outside a women's heath centre at Helmcken Road and Island Highway for 40 days.

Group vows 40 day vigil at women’s clinic

Small groups of people plan to hold prayer vigils at the intersection of Helmcken Road and Island Highway for the next 40 days.

Steve Weatherbe says the Choose Life Victoria will hold a vigil outside a women's heath centre at Helmcken Road and Island Highway for 40 days.
B.C. SPCA wildlife manager Sara Dubois stands near water tanks at Wild ARC that need refilling every few days. A generous legacy gift will allow the animal rescue centre to hook into regional water.

Wild ARC to share in $2.5M gift to SPCA

Wild Animal Rescue Centre in Metchosin will finally build a waterline to its property after receiving a major share of one of the largest legacy donations in B.C. SPCA history.

B.C. SPCA wildlife manager Sara Dubois stands near water tanks at Wild ARC that need refilling every few days. A generous legacy gift will allow the animal rescue centre to hook into regional water.
Kory Gronnestad and Ken Carson are two of the four friends who bought the rights to operate a junior B hockey team on the West Shore.  The deal is still in the works

Junior-B hockey gets a fresh start on the West Shore

As the Westshore Stingers are laid to rest, another junior B hockey team will rise from the ashes next season.

Kory Gronnestad and Ken Carson are two of the four friends who bought the rights to operate a junior B hockey team on the West Shore.  The deal is still in the works
Belmont Bulldog Coleman Wilner

Double header, double victory

Belmont Bulldog Coleman Wilner, 15, plows through the Edward Milne defense during a rout last Friday.

Belmont Bulldog Coleman Wilner
Craig Didmon is trading in his Grizzlies cap for a Royals version. He is one of the assistant coaches for the Western Hockey League’s Victoria Royals and also runs the West Shore Hockey Academy.

Hockey academy boss is Royals’ eye in the sky

If you follow any variety of hockey in Greater Victoria, chances are the name Craig Didmon rings a bell.

Craig Didmon is trading in his Grizzlies cap for a Royals version. He is one of the assistant coaches for the Western Hockey League’s Victoria Royals and also runs the West Shore Hockey Academy.