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A new roundabout has been completed at the intersection of Peatt Road, Brock Avenue and Larkhall Road in Langford. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

New roundabout along Peatt Road completed in Langford

Allows for better turning movements for Langford’s fire trucks, improved safety

A new roundabout has been completed at the intersection of Peatt Road, Brock Avenue and Larkhall Road in Langford. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
BC NDP candidate Mitzi Dean took an early lead in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Mitzi Dean declared in Esquimalt-Metchosin riding

An estimated 12,000 mail-in ballots were requested in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding

BC NDP candidate Mitzi Dean took an early lead in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
This was the line-up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The short-up line speaks to the high number of votes, which have already been cast against the backdrop of COVID-19 by mail or in advanced voting. Voters, however, unanimously praised the safety measures in place, as well the convenience of the polling stations. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

‘Slow’ turnout at polls across Saanich North and the Islands

Peter Mason, district electoral officer, expects about 10,000 ballots to be cast

This was the line-up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The short-up line speaks to the high number of votes, which have already been cast against the backdrop of COVID-19 by mail or in advanced voting. Voters, however, unanimously praised the safety measures in place, as well the convenience of the polling stations. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Barb Wright and Cynthia Vance at the District Electoral Office for the Langford-Juan de Fuca (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Polls now closed in Langford-Juan de Fuca

An estimated 12,120 mail-in ballots were requested in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding

Barb Wright and Cynthia Vance at the District Electoral Office for the Langford-Juan de Fuca (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Polls close at 8 p.m. in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)

VIDEO: Esquimalt-Metchosin candidates reflect on campaign as polls close

An estimated 12,000 mail-in ballots were requested in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding

Polls close at 8 p.m. in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)
Ma Miller’s Pub in Langford. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)

Historic Langford pub serves up some spirits

Ghostly experiences at Ma Miller’s pub

Ma Miller’s Pub in Langford. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
The West Shore RCMP released these images of a suspect as part of its investigation into a report of sexual assault on Sept. 17. (West Shore RCMP handout)The West Shore RCMP released these images of a suspect as part of its investigation into a report of sexual assault on Sept. 17. (West Shore RCMP handout)

Sexual assault suspect sought by West Shore RCMP

Police are looking for help identifying this man

The West Shore RCMP released these images of a suspect as part of its investigation into a report of sexual assault on Sept. 17. (West Shore RCMP handout)The West Shore RCMP released these images of a suspect as part of its investigation into a report of sexual assault on Sept. 17. (West Shore RCMP handout)
West Shore RCMP say a single car crash into a power pole caused a power outage that affected over 1,500 residents in Colwood on Monday morning. (West Shore RCMP)

Vancouver driver cause of power outage in Colwood

Police detain 27-year-old man for impaired driving investigation

West Shore RCMP say a single car crash into a power pole caused a power outage that affected over 1,500 residents in Colwood on Monday morning. (West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP have shut off traffic to Six Mile Road following a serious incident between a vehicle and a motorcycle on Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

FOUND: Shawnigan Lake teenager last seen in Langford safely located

14-year-old ‘safe and sound’ after reported missing on Oct. 12

West Shore RCMP have shut off traffic to Six Mile Road following a serious incident between a vehicle and a motorcycle on Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
A screenshot from the promotion video for the Royal Canadian Legion - BC/Yukon Command’s Youth Remembrance Contest. (legionbcyukon.ca)

Legion calls for youthful perspective on Remembrance Day

Entries can be dropped off at local Royal Canadian Legion branches by Nov. 15

A screenshot from the promotion video for the Royal Canadian Legion - BC/Yukon Command’s Youth Remembrance Contest. (legionbcyukon.ca)
The City of Colwood is asking business owners to join their roundtable discussion on how the city can help them prosper during the pandemic. The virtual event takes place on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Colwood hosts roundtable discussion on prosperity during pandemic

Attendees must RSVP for virtual meeting on Oct. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

The City of Colwood is asking business owners to join their roundtable discussion on how the city can help them prosper during the pandemic. The virtual event takes place on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, have been sold under a conditional contract. (CBRE Victoria photo)

Western Speedway sale gets the green light

Public to learn new buyer’s intentions, purchasing price in early 2021

The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, have been sold under a conditional contract. (CBRE Victoria photo)
West Shore RCMP Const. Krysti Seutter, in 2017, places a vase filled with tulips next to a plaque honouring Const. Sarah Beckett in the detachment’s memorial garden. (Black Press Media file photo)

Belmont student earns scholarship honouring Greater Victoria Mountie killed in the line of duty

Annual scholarship honours Const. Sarah Beckett who died in 2016

West Shore RCMP Const. Krysti Seutter, in 2017, places a vase filled with tulips next to a plaque honouring Const. Sarah Beckett in the detachment’s memorial garden. (Black Press Media file photo)
The South Island Transportation Strategy, released in September, has a long-term priority listed for marine transportation corridors – a setback for proponents of a Victoria-Colwood passenger ferry. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood mayor pushes for passenger ferry from Colwood to Victoria

Royal Bay residents disappointed by ‘long-term’ designation for marine transportation routes

The South Island Transportation Strategy, released in September, has a long-term priority listed for marine transportation corridors – a setback for proponents of a Victoria-Colwood passenger ferry. (Black Press Media file photo)
Chain-up and winter tire regulations are in effect starting Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Warm weather doesn’t stop winter tire regulations for Vancouver Island roads

Rules enforced with fines from Oct. 1 to March 31

Chain-up and winter tire regulations are in effect starting Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Elinor Creasser, a volunteer of the blackberry festival of St. Mary’s in Metchosin shows off some blackberry jelly. The church will be selling pies, baked goods and jelly on Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in a drive-thru format. (Black Press Media file photo)

Blackberry festival moves forward with drive-thru in Metchosin

Event takes place on Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Elinor Creasser, a volunteer of the blackberry festival of St. Mary’s in Metchosin shows off some blackberry jelly. The church will be selling pies, baked goods and jelly on Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in a drive-thru format. (Black Press Media file photo)
Royal Bay Beach owners, Seacliff Properties, plan to dedicate around 50-acres of ocean view park land to Colwood, including 10 hubs of interest and a trail network connecting to Esquimalt Lagoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

First Nations market fills Colwood’s Royal Beach

Event Wednesday in honour of Orange Shirt Day

Royal Bay Beach owners, Seacliff Properties, plan to dedicate around 50-acres of ocean view park land to Colwood, including 10 hubs of interest and a trail network connecting to Esquimalt Lagoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
(Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP arrives just in time thanks to tip

Officers remind of resources after mental health call Monday morning

(Black Press Media file photo)
A Nanaimo man war arrested for driving while prohibited after speeding through the construction zone at the McKenzie Interchange. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after speeding to Victoria court date for driving offence

West Shore RCMP remind drivers to be mindful of construction zones

A Nanaimo man war arrested for driving while prohibited after speeding through the construction zone at the McKenzie Interchange. (Black Press Media file photo)
Crews are conducting single-lane traffic through Glen Lake Road near Sooke Road after a water main burst Monday morning. (Photo submitted by Jim Page)

Traffic resumes after water main burst along Glen Lake Road in Langford

Crews on site conducting single-lane traffic

Crews are conducting single-lane traffic through Glen Lake Road near Sooke Road after a water main burst Monday morning. (Photo submitted by Jim Page)