Katherine Engqvist

A revamped development idea has been proposed for the existing site of the Thetis Lake Campground and Trailer Park (shown in green print). In exchange for the higher density on this land, a development application in the works for directly across the Trans-Canada Highway would be changed to see a public green space amenity created. (Google Maps)

Thetis-area development moves ahead

Public hearing set for Thetis Lake Campground rezoning

A revamped development idea has been proposed for the existing site of the Thetis Lake Campground and Trailer Park (shown in green print). In exchange for the higher density on this land, a development application in the works for directly across the Trans-Canada Highway would be changed to see a public green space amenity created. (Google Maps)
Thetis Lake Park in View Royal. (Google maps)

Woman in serious condition after nearly drowning at Thetis Lake Park in View Royal

26-year-old was unconscious when she hit the water after striking her head on the rocks

Thetis Lake Park in View Royal. (Google maps)
The Christie Point Apartments on Craigowan Road currently offer a range of suites and configurations in a gated-style community built on the narrow strip of land jutting into Portage Inlet. The owners of the 1960s era development, which currently includes 161 rental homes, are proposing a complete redevelopment of the 15.8-acre property that calls for 473 rental units in seven building sections. (Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff)

Christie Point redevelopment clears another hurdle

Council votes 3-2 to move project forward

The Christie Point Apartments on Craigowan Road currently offer a range of suites and configurations in a gated-style community built on the narrow strip of land jutting into Portage Inlet. The owners of the 1960s era development, which currently includes 161 rental homes, are proposing a complete redevelopment of the 15.8-acre property that calls for 473 rental units in seven building sections. (Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff)
Community members lined up to share their opinions on the Christie Point redevelopment proposal with View Royal council Tuesday night. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Realstar agrees to grandfather rent for 33 units

Christie Point redevelopment proposal still met with mixed opinions at public hearing

Community members lined up to share their opinions on the Christie Point redevelopment proposal with View Royal council Tuesday night. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
View Royal council members look over a staff presentation. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Realstar agrees to grandfather rents for 20 per cent of Christie Point residents

View Royal redevelopment proposal met with mixed reviews

View Royal council members look over a staff presentation. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Gazette file photo.

UPDATED: Near drowning at Thetis Lake in View Royal

Two 16-year-old boys saved by bystanders, lucky to be alive

Gazette file photo.
A rare lightning storm on Tuesday left one man in hospital after being indirectly struck in View Royal. Pixabay

Man recovering after being struck by lightning in View Royal

Acting Fire Chief left stunned by freak accident

A rare lightning storm on Tuesday left one man in hospital after being indirectly struck in View Royal. Pixabay
West Shore RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett was killed after her police cruiser was struck in the Goldstream Avenue and Peatt Road intersection in the early hours of April 5, 2016. Gazette file photo

Fenton court case pushed another week due to scheduling issues

Accused in the death of West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett has yet to enter a plea

West Shore RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett was killed after her police cruiser was struck in the Goldstream Avenue and Peatt Road intersection in the early hours of April 5, 2016. Gazette file photo
Attendees at last year’s Luxton Spring Fair ride the Hurricane. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

Luxton Spring Fair gears up for May long weekend in Langford

Midway opens Friday with demonstrations from local groups throughout the weekend

Attendees at last year’s Luxton Spring Fair ride the Hurricane. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff
Advance voting starts Saturday

Advance voting starts Saturday

There will be six days of advance voting prior to B.C.’s general election day on May 9

Advance voting starts Saturday
NDP candidate for Esquimalt-Metchosin Mitzi Dean’s committee and board work has given her knowledge of the political process. Photo contributed

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Family advocate Mitzi Dean brings wealth of personal experience to table

Esquimalt-Metchosin NDP hopeful wants to help enact structural change

NDP candidate for Esquimalt-Metchosin Mitzi Dean’s committee and board work has given her knowledge of the political process. Photo contributed