Langford

An Integrated Road Safety Unit police vehicle was struck on Highway 1 just south of the Millstream exit in Langford. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Civilian vehicle hits police vehicle from behind on Highway 1 near Langford

Integrated Road Safety Unit vehicle was making a traffic stop when collision happened

An Integrated Road Safety Unit police vehicle was struck on Highway 1 just south of the Millstream exit in Langford. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Ruth King Elementary is the recipient of $40,000 in grant money from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. (Google Maps)

Langford elementary school receives $40,000 for new books

Ruth King Elementary hopes every student can find a library book that reflects themselves

Ruth King Elementary is the recipient of $40,000 in grant money from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. (Google Maps)
Olympian Ghislaine Landry, captain of Canada’s women’s rugby sevens team, is taking over the City of Langford’s Instagram page this week. (City of Langford/Instagram)

Rugby Olympian highlights favourite spots in Langford

Ghislaine Landry, Canada’s womens sevens captain, is gearing up for her second Olympics

Olympian Ghislaine Landry, captain of Canada’s women’s rugby sevens team, is taking over the City of Langford’s Instagram page this week. (City of Langford/Instagram)
Langford Fire Rescue is once again asking people not to drop their cigarette butts on the ground after five small fires were started in five days. (Langford Fire Rescue/Facebook)

Langford fire responds to 5 fires started by cigarette butts in 5 days

Free reusable pocket ashtrays offered at Langford fire station

Langford Fire Rescue is once again asking people not to drop their cigarette butts on the ground after five small fires were started in five days. (Langford Fire Rescue/Facebook)
A rendering of One Bear Mountain, a 209-unit condo building expected to begin construction in Langford in early 2022. (Courtesy of 360 Pacifica and Terracap corporations)

18-storey condos with 15th floor pool to soar on Langford mountaintop

One Bear Mountain expected to begin construction in early 2022

A rendering of One Bear Mountain, a 209-unit condo building expected to begin construction in Langford in early 2022. (Courtesy of 360 Pacifica and Terracap corporations)
Bonnie Lunn makes remarks about her son, the late Jordie Lunn, at the June 22 opening ceremony of the bike park named in his honour. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

UPDATE: Tires hit the dirt for Jordie Lunn Bike Park opening in Langford

‘This would be by far the best park in North America:’ Lunn friend and pro biker Darren Berrecloth

Bonnie Lunn makes remarks about her son, the late Jordie Lunn, at the June 22 opening ceremony of the bike park named in his honour. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Flowers and candles were laid on the driveway of the Weber home, where Kerri Weber was found dead in November 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford man to stand trial for death of his wife last November

Ken Weber is charged with second-degree murder of his wife, Kerri Weber

Flowers and candles were laid on the driveway of the Weber home, where Kerri Weber was found dead in November 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Truth Centre and Long-term Inmates Now in the Community (L.I.N.C.) Society are hoping to replicate in Langford the format used on Emma’s Farm in Mission, pictured here. (Patrick Penner/Black Press Media)

Victoria Truth Centre hopes to grow transformative justice in Langford

Purchase proposal would see offenders, survivors and families work on organic vegetable farm

Victoria Truth Centre and Long-term Inmates Now in the Community (L.I.N.C.) Society are hoping to replicate in Langford the format used on Emma’s Farm in Mission, pictured here. (Patrick Penner/Black Press Media)
Neighbours have complained for years about commuter traffic that routes through unlined residential street Alouette Drive. City of Langford staff are recommending two solutions to city council to alleviate the problem. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Alouette Drive residents in Langford fed up with commercial traffic, speeding

Traffic worse in Westhills neighbourhood since Google Maps began showing route as fastest

Neighbours have complained for years about commuter traffic that routes through unlined residential street Alouette Drive. City of Langford staff are recommending two solutions to city council to alleviate the problem. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
A hummingbird mother feeds her babies insects and nectar. (Contributed/Gary Wilson)

Hummingbird family captivates Langford seniors lodge

A mother and two babies were the star of the lodge this spring

A hummingbird mother feeds her babies insects and nectar. (Contributed/Gary Wilson)
From left: June Hinshaw, Nancy Sermons, Susan DaFoe, and Carol Thompson hit the course at Bear Mountain for International Women’s Golf Day on June 1. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
From left: June Hinshaw, Nancy Sermons, Susan DaFoe, and Carol Thompson hit the course at Bear Mountain for International Women’s Golf Day on June 1. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
Vehicle share cooperative service Modo has moved into Langford. (Courtesy City of Langford)

Modo arrives in Langford with electric and hybrid shareable cars

The car sharing cooperative partnered with the city to expand car sharing westward

Vehicle share cooperative service Modo has moved into Langford. (Courtesy City of Langford)
Marlene Clifton says all Canadians need to learn the whole truth about residential schools. She led a group of people in song in Langford to mourn the 215 children whose unmarked graves were found in May at a former residential school in Kamloops. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Gitksan grandmother says Canadians need to face the whole truth about residential schools

‘If reconciliation is going to happen, they need to know the truth’

Marlene Clifton says all Canadians need to learn the whole truth about residential schools. She led a group of people in song in Langford to mourn the 215 children whose unmarked graves were found in May at a former residential school in Kamloops. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Significant quantities of drugs, cash, stolen goods and weapons from three West Shore RCMP busts last week lay on an exhibit table. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

Routine West Shore police calls net drugs, weapons, stolen merchandise

Investigations lead to seizures of drugs, cash, stolen goods and weapons in Langford, Colwood

Significant quantities of drugs, cash, stolen goods and weapons from three West Shore RCMP busts last week lay on an exhibit table. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
(Black Press file photo)

Langford’s Wheelhouse clinic to end walk-in medical care Aug. 1

Clinic recommends Westshore Urgent Primary Care Centre for immediate care after permanent closure

(Black Press file photo)
Mayor Stew Young presents the new park plan for Station Avenue in Langford’s downtown core. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Langford’s Station Avenue corridor getting its park

Dog park, food trucks and more in the works for railway land

Mayor Stew Young presents the new park plan for Station Avenue in Langford’s downtown core. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
A Nexii roof panel is lifted during construction of a Starbucks in Abbotsford. Alexzi Building Solutions will be building a manufacturing plant in Langford or North Cowichan to produce the sustainable construction panels. (Photo courtesy of Alexzi Building Solutions)

Langford eyed for facility to make green building alternative to concrete

Langford, North Cowichan possible sites for plant to create sustainable construction panels

A Nexii roof panel is lifted during construction of a Starbucks in Abbotsford. Alexzi Building Solutions will be building a manufacturing plant in Langford or North Cowichan to produce the sustainable construction panels. (Photo courtesy of Alexzi Building Solutions)
The NerdYurt is the latest little free library in the CRD, soon to be painted by students from Ecole John Stubbs School. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Langford opens chapter on NerdYurt, Capital Region’s 450th little free library

Readers might find a new release, a literary classic or a dog-eared Harlequin.

The NerdYurt is the latest little free library in the CRD, soon to be painted by students from Ecole John Stubbs School. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Preliminary design of a six-storey development on Goldstream and Fairway avenues in Langford. (Courtesy of Design Build Services)

Langford approves two six-storey residential buildings for Fairway Avenue

Outpouring of community input halved the project from the original 12 storeys

Preliminary design of a six-storey development on Goldstream and Fairway avenues in Langford. (Courtesy of Design Build Services)
West Shore RCMP responded to 164 calls for service the last weekend, including numerous violent assaults. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP responds to 164 calls for service over weekend

Calls included numerous bear spray assaults and domestic violence incidents

West Shore RCMP responded to 164 calls for service the last weekend, including numerous violent assaults. (Black Press Media file photo)