Langford

Johnny Vallis worked with the late Ronnie Spector during an 80-show house tour of the Legends of Rock and Roll in 1993. He said her loss on Jan. 12 is significant both for him personally, and for the music industry as a whole. (Photo courtesy of Johnny Vallis)

’Quite something:’ Langford singer reflects on performing with late rock legend Ronnie Spector

Johnny Vallis worked on 80 shows with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, who died Jan. 12

 

Bus route 64 (purple line) gives Scia’new (Beecher Bay) First Nation residents transit access for the first time. (Google Maps/Screenshot)

Beecher Bay community serviced by new bus route through West Shore, East Sooke

Route 64 runs through Scia’new First Nation from East Sooke to Langford

 

An RCMP cruiser and police tape are seen in front of a home in the Arbutus Ridge Estates mobile home community on Selwyn Road, Langford, Saturday. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

UPDATE: Major crime unit investigating potential homicide in Langford

One woman is dead and one man has been arrested, an official said

 

Langford Emergency Social Services co-founder Beverly Wilson, left, receives recognition from Langford Fire Rescue Chief Chris Aubrey during a celebration of the volunteer organzation’s 25th anniversary. (Photo Courtesy of Langford ESS)

25-year emergency social services volunteer, co-founder celebrated by Langford

ESS group sprang from Beverley Wilson’s questions about emergency preparedness

Langford Emergency Social Services co-founder Beverly Wilson, left, receives recognition from Langford Fire Rescue Chief Chris Aubrey during a celebration of the volunteer organzation’s 25th anniversary. (Photo Courtesy of Langford ESS)
Abstract Developments’ Bellewood Park townhome development is seen in this photo. The developer has announced its hopes to expand into the West Shore for the first time with a townhome development in Langford. (Photo courtesy of Abstract Development/Facebook)

Victoria firm looks at first West Shore development on ‘gem’ of a property

Abstract Developments purchases Sooke Road property, looks to build 64 townhomes

Abstract Developments’ Bellewood Park townhome development is seen in this photo. The developer has announced its hopes to expand into the West Shore for the first time with a townhome development in Langford. (Photo courtesy of Abstract Development/Facebook)
Three City of Langford employees pose for a quick photo. They have been working night shifts this past month, through some extreme weather, but it hasn’t dampened their spirits while they make Langford’s holiday decor sparkle. (Photo courtesy of the City of Langford)

Holiday spirit sparkles in Langford

Santa’s helpers working hard to make the city shine

Three City of Langford employees pose for a quick photo. They have been working night shifts this past month, through some extreme weather, but it hasn’t dampened their spirits while they make Langford’s holiday decor sparkle. (Photo courtesy of the City of Langford)
Goldstream Masonic Lodge has been working on developing its property for more than a decade, a spokesperson says. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Masonic association working with Langford to update lodge development plans

Lodge spokesperson says council rejection in March put proponents back to square one

Goldstream Masonic Lodge has been working on developing its property for more than a decade, a spokesperson says. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Jeff Morrow’s Atkins Road property was heavily damaged by flood waters during the record-breaking storm Nov. 15. With more rain on the way, he worries the situation will only get worse. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Flood-battered Langford residents worry next storms could spell disaster

Backyard of one Atkins Road property washed out to the back edge of family home

Jeff Morrow’s Atkins Road property was heavily damaged by flood waters during the record-breaking storm Nov. 15. With more rain on the way, he worries the situation will only get worse. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Investigators work at a home on Rita Road in Langford that was heavily damaged in an early morning fire Friday (Nov. 26). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Police, fire department investigating ‘suspicious’ Langford house fire

The home’s three occupants escaped uninjured from the early morning fire

Investigators work at a home on Rita Road in Langford that was heavily damaged in an early morning fire Friday (Nov. 26). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford council has given second and third reading to a rezoning application that, if passed, calls for the construction of a 24-storey residential tower on this site at 2746 Peatt Rd. It was one of several applications for large developments moved forward by council at last week’s meeting. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Plans for 20-plus storey buildings in Langford’s core move closer to approval

Densification on the horizon as multiple new developments in the works

Langford council has given second and third reading to a rezoning application that, if passed, calls for the construction of a 24-storey residential tower on this site at 2746 Peatt Rd. It was one of several applications for large developments moved forward by council at last week’s meeting. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP say the collision at Millstream and McCallum roads has been cleared. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

UPDATE: Multi-vehicle crash cleared near Costco

RCMP were on the scene at Millstream and McCallum road from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

West Shore RCMP say the collision at Millstream and McCallum roads has been cleared. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
One couple was put up in a hotel by the managers of the Hidden Valley Seniors Park in Langford, after their mobile home was crushed by a falling tree Sunday. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Mobile homes damaged by falling tree in Langford seniors park

Crews were still working on removing the tree at around 11 a.m. on Monday

One couple was put up in a hotel by the managers of the Hidden Valley Seniors Park in Langford, after their mobile home was crushed by a falling tree Sunday. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
From left: Brylee Apted, Everly Apted, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 President Norman Scott and Maylin Apted show off the girls’ 2020 donation from Remembrance Day painting sales. (Photo courtesy of Dani Dwinnell)

Metchosin sisters selling paintings in support of Langford Legion for 6th year in a row

Branch president says reliable contribution espescially appreciated as donations down overall

From left: Brylee Apted, Everly Apted, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 President Norman Scott and Maylin Apted show off the girls’ 2020 donation from Remembrance Day painting sales. (Photo courtesy of Dani Dwinnell)
The structural engineer for the troubled Danbrook One rental building in Langford’s downtown core was unqualified for the job, according to an order issued by Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. (Black Press Media file photo)

Engineer on troubled Langford building unqualified: regulatory body

Brian McClure ‘erroneously believed that his prior experience qualified him to design Danbrook One’

The structural engineer for the troubled Danbrook One rental building in Langford’s downtown core was unqualified for the job, according to an order issued by Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Fire Rescue loads up on pumpkins before heading skyward to drop them from their 105-foot ladder. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

A smash for a cause: Langford’s pumpkin drop an annual hit

Halloween decorations fall from above to raise awareness for muscular dystrophy

Langford Fire Rescue loads up on pumpkins before heading skyward to drop them from their 105-foot ladder. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Pacific FC’s Canadian Championship journey came to an end on Wednesday night as they fell 2-1 to Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC at BMO Field. Pictured is their win over the Vancouver Whitecaps in Langford on Aug. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

Toronto FC ends Pacific FC’s Canadian Championship run in tight 2-1 win

A spot in the finals was on the line during Wednesday’s game at BMO Field

Pacific FC’s Canadian Championship journey came to an end on Wednesday night as they fell 2-1 to Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC at BMO Field. Pictured is their win over the Vancouver Whitecaps in Langford on Aug. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)
The sentencing hearing began Nov. 2 for the two men who pleaded guilty to killing Langford man Shawn Campbell (pictured) in a fatal hammer attack. (GoFundMe file photo)

Sentencing hearing begins for men convicted in fatal hammer attack on Langford man

Nathen Monsour, Lee Hart pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2018 death of Shawn Campbell

The sentencing hearing began Nov. 2 for the two men who pleaded guilty to killing Langford man Shawn Campbell (pictured) in a fatal hammer attack. (GoFundMe file photo)
West Shore RCMP arrested two men suspected of conducting a series of recent break-and-enters during a traffic stop on Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Serial break-in suspects arrested in Langford

Stolen property, crossbows, drugs found in suspects’ residence

West Shore RCMP arrested two men suspected of conducting a series of recent break-and-enters during a traffic stop on Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
The constructions site of Pexisen Elementary on Oct. 22. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: $100-million construction of two new Langford schools on schedule, budget

Pexisen Elementary, Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School are expected to welcome students next year

The constructions site of Pexisen Elementary on Oct. 22. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Langford mother Angela Dalman was fatally shot March 6, 2020. Her accused killer is set to stand before a jury next summer. (Angela Suzanne/Facebook)

Langford mother’s accused killer to be tried by jury next summer

Anthony Dheensaw charged in 2020 Langford shooting death of Angela Dalman

Langford mother Angela Dalman was fatally shot March 6, 2020. Her accused killer is set to stand before a jury next summer. (Angela Suzanne/Facebook)