Langford

Food bank demand is up in Greater Victoria, spurred largely by inflation and high gas prices. Pictured is the Goldstream Food Bank warehouse in November 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Rise in food bank demand fueled by inflation, high gas prices in Greater Victoria

Local food banks had 3 to 4 times the new patrons in March than the typical month

Food bank demand is up in Greater Victoria, spurred largely by inflation and high gas prices. Pictured is the Goldstream Food Bank warehouse in November 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
Canada celebrates the win over the US in the HSBC Sevens Women’s Series tournament in Langford on May 1. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Canada win against U.S. in fifth-place final

Canada win against U.S. and Fiji on Sunday after loss to strong New Zealand team

Canada celebrates the win over the US in the HSBC Sevens Women’s Series tournament in Langford on May 1. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Norm Wilcox in the #1 car. (Courtesy Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame)

Speedway legends establish Victoria Auto Racers Hall of Fame

Norm Wilcox looks back at his start in racing, establishment of hall of fame

Norm Wilcox in the #1 car. (Courtesy Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame)
Canada’s Keyara Wardley smiles as she scores a try against Spain during the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop at Starlight Stadium Saturday, April 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Canada tops Spain in HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series’ return to Langford

The women’s squad won 19-10 in their first match of the two-day tournament at Starlight Stadium

Canada’s Keyara Wardley smiles as she scores a try against Spain during the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop at Starlight Stadium Saturday, April 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Art seized from a Greater Victoria art dealer accused of stockpiling pieces and cutting off communication with owners. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Tens of millions worth of art seized from Oak Bay dealer in fraud investigation

More than 1,000 pieces of art discovered in storage units in Saanich, Oak Bay, Langford

Art seized from a Greater Victoria art dealer accused of stockpiling pieces and cutting off communication with owners. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
Forty-one homes will remain in a condensed portion of the Tri-Way Mobile Home Park in Langford, next to a new subsidized housing building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford mobile park residents waiting for answers about their future homes

Income, asset criteria could see some lose their home, fail to qualify for CRHC housing

Forty-one homes will remain in a condensed portion of the Tri-Way Mobile Home Park in Langford, next to a new subsidized housing building. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic sits lined up Wednesday on the end of Glen Lake Road where it meets up with Sooke Road. The City of Langford reconfigured Glen Lake Road to align it with the traffic signal at Happy Valley Road. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford officially opens reconfigured Glen Lake Road connection

Section near Sooke Road sees vehicles diverted to Happy Valley traffic light

Traffic sits lined up Wednesday on the end of Glen Lake Road where it meets up with Sooke Road. The City of Langford reconfigured Glen Lake Road to align it with the traffic signal at Happy Valley Road. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Newly announced Rugby Canada CEO Nathan Bombrys, who takes on the job this summer, has held several executive positions with rugby organizations in the UK. (Courtesy of Rugby Canada)

Rugby Canada chooses experienced executive as new CEO to navigate challenges

Nathan Bombrys joins organization this summer after years of management in the UK

Newly announced Rugby Canada CEO Nathan Bombrys, who takes on the job this summer, has held several executive positions with rugby organizations in the UK. (Courtesy of Rugby Canada)
Participants pull into Fountain Tire in Langford after completing the Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise on April 24. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Drivers participate in Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise

Around 150 people took part, raising money for D.A.R.E

Participants pull into Fountain Tire in Langford after completing the Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise on April 24. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
National women’s team member Sabrina Poulin said getting involved with the community is important to her, as is sharing her love of the sport. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
National women’s team member Sabrina Poulin said getting involved with the community is important to her, as is sharing her love of the sport. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Pacific FC’s Alejandro Diaz celebrating his late penalty goal against Halifax on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Starlight Stadium in Langford. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC make it 3 from 3 against Halifax

Late penalty sees Pacific FC overcome tough Halifax

Pacific FC’s Alejandro Diaz celebrating his late penalty goal against Halifax on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Starlight Stadium in Langford. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Alberta YouTuber Steve Wallis recently returned to Langford with a video of him ‘stealth camping’ on an island in Langford Lake, which has been viewed more than 511,000 times since being posted April 21. (Screenshot courtesy of Steve Wallis/YouTube)

YouTuber returns to Langford for stealth camping adventure

Steve Wallis spent a night on Langford Lake, with the video netting more than 500,000 views

Alberta YouTuber Steve Wallis recently returned to Langford with a video of him ‘stealth camping’ on an island in Langford Lake, which has been viewed more than 511,000 times since being posted April 21. (Screenshot courtesy of Steve Wallis/YouTube)
Dancers from Kathy White’s Island Highland Dance Academy competed at the Western Canada Open Championship in Kamloops March 26 and 27, taking home a combined 51 medals and a trophy. (Photo Courtesy of Kathy White)

Langford Highland dancers enjoying competition success

Kathy White’s Island Highland Dance Academy brought home 88 medals in March alone

Dancers from Kathy White’s Island Highland Dance Academy competed at the Western Canada Open Championship in Kamloops March 26 and 27, taking home a combined 51 medals and a trophy. (Photo Courtesy of Kathy White)
Premier John Horgan and Langford Mayor Stew Young lend a hand restocking Glen Lake with rainbow trout Friday afternoon at an Earth Day event organized by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Premier, mayor, children help restock trout at Langford’s Glen Lake

The Earth Day event was put on April 22 by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C.

Premier John Horgan and Langford Mayor Stew Young lend a hand restocking Glen Lake with rainbow trout Friday afternoon at an Earth Day event organized by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Kristen Awram hopes her petition will convince developers to preserve this large arbutus tree on the corner of Jacklin and Dunford roads. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford residents look to have arbutus spared from axe

Petition to save the Dunford/Jacklin tree has garnered over 1,500 signatures

Kristen Awram hopes her petition will convince developers to preserve this large arbutus tree on the corner of Jacklin and Dunford roads. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Map showing the proposed concept for the new Olympic View zoning. (Courtesy of City of Langford)

Make Olympic View bigger? Langford hosts public hearing Tuesday night

More units, taller buildings, more green space proposed, hearing goes 5:30 p.m. April 19

Map showing the proposed concept for the new Olympic View zoning. (Courtesy of City of Langford)
11-year-old Cally Bull has been crowned provincial bantam girls singles bowling provincial champion and will be heading to the nationals in Winnipeg next month. (Photo Courtesy of Dan Bull)

11-year-old Langford bowler keeps family dynasty alive with provincial win

Cally Bull to compete for Team B.C. at national tenpin championships in May

11-year-old Cally Bull has been crowned provincial bantam girls singles bowling provincial champion and will be heading to the nationals in Winnipeg next month. (Photo Courtesy of Dan Bull)
Pacific FC’s Josh Heard celebrates after scoring the team’s third goal against Valour FC on Sunday, April 17, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Special to Black Press)

PFC win event-filled game 3-2 against Valour

An early Valour red card meant PFC dominated, but missed chances

Pacific FC’s Josh Heard celebrates after scoring the team’s third goal against Valour FC on Sunday, April 17, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Special to Black Press)
Pacific FC players celebrate a goal during their game against Forge FC on April 10 at Starlight Stadium in Langford. The match marked the first time the players wore the new alternate jersey designed by Maynard Johnny Jr. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Pacific FC sells out of Indigenous-designed jersey worn for opener in Langford

Soccer club sold the first batch of 258 jerseys within hours of their release

Pacific FC players celebrate a goal during their game against Forge FC on April 10 at Starlight Stadium in Langford. The match marked the first time the players wore the new alternate jersey designed by Maynard Johnny Jr. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young remembers the speedway as the biggest event in town for many of Langford’s early years. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Speedway Spotlight: Stew Young remembers growing up at the racetrack in Langford

Mayor hopeful there will be another 50 years of memories at the races

Langford Mayor Stew Young remembers the speedway as the biggest event in town for many of Langford’s early years. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)