Langford

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)
West Shore RCMP seized drugs, weapons, cash and a vehicle following the search of a Langford man’s home Oct. 8. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

RCMP bust Langford man for suspected drug trafficking

Suspected drugs, two guns and $4,000 cash found through search warrant

West Shore RCMP seized drugs, weapons, cash and a vehicle following the search of a Langford man’s home Oct. 8. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
The former Western Speedway property where a business park and up to 50 residential lots are proposed. (File photo courtesy of CBRE Victoria)

Business park, residential lots planned for former Western Speedway site

Up to 50 lots included in plan for 80-plus acres in Langford

The former Western Speedway property where a business park and up to 50 residential lots are proposed. (File photo courtesy of CBRE Victoria)
The Canadian rugby men’s 15s beat Chile during a World Cup qualifier match in Langford on Oct. 2. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Canadian rugby 15s beat Chile in Langford during two-game World Cup qualifier series

The two teams are playing for who makes it to a playoff for the final Americas spot

The Canadian rugby men’s 15s beat Chile during a World Cup qualifier match in Langford on Oct. 2. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
The sound of drums and melodic voices fill the air as Lizz Brooks leads the opening ceremony at Indigenous Perspectives Society. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

HeroWork reveals, celebrates renovations underway at Indigenous Perspectives Society’s Langford site

Project inspired by Indigenous connection with the nature, culture, values, and more

The sound of drums and melodic voices fill the air as Lizz Brooks leads the opening ceremony at Indigenous Perspectives Society. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)

Little Free Pantry in Langford provides discrete support for people in need

Anonymous streetside food bank sees complete turnover of donated, taken goods in first week

Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)
Starlight Stadium in Langford will host the opening game in Canada’s men’s 15s home-and-home series against Chile on Oct 2. Here Canada back Ben LaSage (in red) attempts to tackle U.S. centre Bryce Campbell during a Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification pathway match earlier this month. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, David Zalubowski)

Langford qualifier against Chile looms large in Canada’s Rugby World Cup hopes

Starlight Stadium hosts game 1 in home-and-home series on Oct. 2

Starlight Stadium in Langford will host the opening game in Canada’s men’s 15s home-and-home series against Chile on Oct 2. Here Canada back Ben LaSage (in red) attempts to tackle U.S. centre Bryce Campbell during a Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification pathway match earlier this month. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, David Zalubowski)
An onslaught of rainy weather brought traffic mayhem to the West Shore Sept. 17, with four crashes in the first couple hours of the morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wet weather spells morning mayhem for West Shore traffic

Four vehicle crashes reported in two hours Sept. 17

An onslaught of rainy weather brought traffic mayhem to the West Shore Sept. 17, with four crashes in the first couple hours of the morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Mayor Stew Young announces that tech company Plexxis Software is relocating to B.C. and building a $44-million headquarters in the city. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)

VIDEO: Langford announces new $44-million dollar tech investment

Plexxis Software moving construction software company from Ontario to B.C.

Langford Mayor Stew Young announces that tech company Plexxis Software is relocating to B.C. and building a $44-million headquarters in the city. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)
Headliner Jesse Roper of Metchosin performs with his band at the All Ways Home music festival in Langford at Starlight Stadium on Sunday. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Jesse Roper thrilled to wind up first All Ways Home festival in Langford

Metchosin bluesman brings his A game to Starlight Stadium on second day of festival Sept. 5

Headliner Jesse Roper of Metchosin performs with his band at the All Ways Home music festival in Langford at Starlight Stadium on Sunday. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
So-called Magical Mountain on the edge of Finlayson Arm is for sale, and local organizers are campaigning to have it acquired as a park. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Awram)

Langford mom campaigns to have property listed at $3.8 million acquired as a park

Pristine parcel of forested, undeveloped land lays on the east side of Finlayson Arm

So-called Magical Mountain on the edge of Finlayson Arm is for sale, and local organizers are campaigning to have it acquired as a park. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Awram)
SEIZE THE DAY AND HAVE FUN
Rhiley Thorsen wasn’t dressed for the water park on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the five-year-old from running through the spray at Centennial Park in Langford. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Splashin’ good time in Langford

Centennial Park’s water zone a popular place on hot days

SEIZE THE DAY AND HAVE FUN
Rhiley Thorsen wasn’t dressed for the water park on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the five-year-old from running through the spray at Centennial Park in Langford. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Garry Groth, sales manager at Barnes Harley-Davidson, shows off one of the prized bikes in Harley’s collection. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Bikers galore: Barnes Harley-Davidson hosts its sixth Show and Shine in Langford

Bikers from across the region brought their prized bikes out for show

Garry Groth, sales manager at Barnes Harley-Davidson, shows off one of the prized bikes in Harley’s collection. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
The taller the better in Langford Mayor Stew Young’s mind. Moving into the airspace is his strategy to build affordable housing in Langford’s city centre. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Mayor Stew Young categorically committed to tall density in Langford’s downtown core

‘Some people say we should slow it down. That’s not what’s going to happen,’ says mayor

The taller the better in Langford Mayor Stew Young’s mind. Moving into the airspace is his strategy to build affordable housing in Langford’s city centre. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Anita Saikail stands at the intersection of Dunford Road and Henry Eng Place where a crosswalk will be installed, thanks to her letter to city council. The 62-year-old with diverse abilities finds crossing the street here dangerous and scary. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Anxious pedestrian asks for a crosswalk, Langford listens

A new crosswalk will go up on Dunford at Henry Eng Place

Anita Saikail stands at the intersection of Dunford Road and Henry Eng Place where a crosswalk will be installed, thanks to her letter to city council. The 62-year-old with diverse abilities finds crossing the street here dangerous and scary. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)