Angela Cowan

Members of the Fleet Diving Unit Pacific and their furry friend run laps around the track at Belmont secondary on Sunday during the fifth annual Turkey Run.

Turkey time for families on the West Shore

Colwood-based fleet diving unit’s annual Turkey Run takes different form, raises $20,000 for food hampers

Members of the Fleet Diving Unit Pacific and their furry friend run laps around the track at Belmont secondary on Sunday during the fifth annual Turkey Run.
The toy shop at the Salvation Army’s Stan Hagen Centre for Families has a wide assortment of items for children of all ages. The shop opened its doors a week earlier than usual this year

FAMILY: Families the focus at Christmas for Salvation Army

Goal to make holidays special for family members of all ages

The toy shop at the Salvation Army’s Stan Hagen Centre for Families has a wide assortment of items for children of all ages. The shop opened its doors a week earlier than usual this year
Student organizer Ravina Parmar helps sort through the thousands of donated items during Belmont Secondary's annual '10

Annual student food drive tackles December hunger

Belmont’s 10,000 Tonight a boon for food bank

Student organizer Ravina Parmar helps sort through the thousands of donated items during Belmont Secondary's annual '10
Five-year-old Maya Hoffman presents over 50 books to the '1000 x 5' Children's Book Recycling Project. The Langford kindergartener used half her birthday money to make sure 'other kids can have books too.'

Giving habit starts young

Kindergartener donates birthday money, books to literacy group

Five-year-old Maya Hoffman presents over 50 books to the '1000 x 5' Children's Book Recycling Project. The Langford kindergartener used half her birthday money to make sure 'other kids can have books too.'
Christiaan Van de Water (1914-1996) was an artist of many creative talents

Exhibit celebrates the many mediums of Metchosin artist

The late Christiaan Van de Water was a man of multiple creative talents

Christiaan Van de Water (1914-1996) was an artist of many creative talents

West Shore RCMP news in brief

Thefts and possible vandalism keep police busy on the West Shore

Brightly lit and decorated trucks travel down Watkiss Way in View Royal during the 12th annual Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive. This year’s trucks kick off from Ogden Point on Saturday at 5:45 p.m.

Annual Truck Light Convoy spreads cheer, gathers food

Brilliant pre-Christmas spectacle supports local food banks

Brightly lit and decorated trucks travel down Watkiss Way in View Royal during the 12th annual Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive. This year’s trucks kick off from Ogden Point on Saturday at 5:45 p.m.

Christmas season kicks off in Langford

Annual light-up and festive market combine to set the tone for holiday

CRD has firm date for kitchen scrap ban

Jan. 1 deadline affects last four municipalities on the West Shore

Lou Lattanzi

Langford Legion hosts emotional award presentation for Second World War vet

France’s highest honour recognizes D-Day efforts of Greater Victoria veteran

Lou Lattanzi
The legacy of Winston Churchill inspires West Shore residents.

Admiration group celebrates Churchill’s legacy

Pre-war strategies of late British leader discussed

The legacy of Winston Churchill inspires West Shore residents.
Bruce Brown

Volunteers help children in a desperate situation

Haiti orphanage project driven by efforts of Colwood Rotary Club

Bruce Brown
Residents of Colwood anxiously await the arrival of the fire truck carrying Santa Claus during  last year’s annual Christmas light-up event at city hall.

Colwood’s annual light-up gives back to less fortunate

Food bank, Salvation Army and local backpack project to receive donations

Residents of Colwood anxiously await the arrival of the fire truck carrying Santa Claus during  last year’s annual Christmas light-up event at city hall.

New councils to be sworn in at inaugural meetings

Political vets and newcomers to take their places at table

The Sooke Community Choir is coming to Metchosin Dec. 4 to perform their annual Christmas concert

Community choir brings Christmas to Metchosin

Classic Christmas carols to be featured at Dec. 4 event

The Sooke Community Choir is coming to Metchosin Dec. 4 to perform their annual Christmas concert

Attempted murder suspect identified

Glenn James Kenney faces charges for attempted murder

Highlands’ new mayor

Groundwater, secondary suites next focus for Highlands

Four new councillors join three veterans at table in rural municipality

Highlands’ new mayor
Langford actor Carson Hunter

Young Langford actor a rising star

Confidence boosted after winning lead role in A Christmas Story musical

Langford actor Carson Hunter
The Grinch

Youth theatre company gears up for Christmas show

PACE musical theatre group to feature a cornucopia of talent in upcoming show

The Grinch

Attempted murder charges follow View Royal stabbing

Sunday morning incident leaves one man in hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries