Bailey Moreton

Andrew John Early Perry’s sentencing hearing was held on Oct. 19 at the Western Communities Court in Colwood. (Black Press Media file)

Air force veteran jailed for owning ‘extreme and horrific’ child pornography

Andrew John Early Perry was sentenced in a Colwood courtroom to 18 months in jail

Andrew John Early Perry’s sentencing hearing was held on Oct. 19 at the Western Communities Court in Colwood. (Black Press Media file)
Breghman Dolan’s car was totalled in the incident, leaving him waiting for his insurance claim to be filed. (Courtesy of Breghman Dolan)

Mill Bay man worried by Grand Theft Auto-style catalytic converter theft

Breghman Dolan’s car was chained to a truck, towed and flipped over outside George Bonner Elementary

Breghman Dolan’s car was totalled in the incident, leaving him waiting for his insurance claim to be filed. (Courtesy of Breghman Dolan)
The BC Hydro pole looms above the north side of Starlight Stadium during a rugby match between the Toronto Arrows and the LA Giltinis at Langford’s Starlight Stadium in February 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Work to move Langford’s Starlight Stadium hydro pole begins

Paul Beirne, managing director of Pacific FC, said the move gives the club an exciting opportunity

The BC Hydro pole looms above the north side of Starlight Stadium during a rugby match between the Toronto Arrows and the LA Giltinis at Langford’s Starlight Stadium in February 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Pacific FC midfielder Jamar Dixon shares some pointers with Journey Middle School students Morgan Jefferis, Mikhail Ellis and River Tse-Browell following the championship game between the Grade 7s and Grade 8s. Several Pacific FC players took part in the school visit on Friday, June 24, refereeing the game, mingling with students and signing autographs for many who were thrilled by the opportunity to meet the players. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Pacific FC captain plans for next steps

Jamar Dixon said he hopes to raise the standard and help young players stay in Canada

Pacific FC midfielder Jamar Dixon shares some pointers with Journey Middle School students Morgan Jefferis, Mikhail Ellis and River Tse-Browell following the championship game between the Grade 7s and Grade 8s. Several Pacific FC players took part in the school visit on Friday, June 24, refereeing the game, mingling with students and signing autographs for many who were thrilled by the opportunity to meet the players. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
Sooke School District board trustee Ravi Parmar inside Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School during opening day on Nov. 14. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Sooke School District sees near-record bump in student population

Approximately 600 more students this school year, after 827 were added in 2021-22

Sooke School District board trustee Ravi Parmar inside Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School during opening day on Nov. 14. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Emily Caruana pictured at the Royal BC Museum on the day of her murder, May 10, 2019. (Courtesy of John Caruana)

Nanaimo man sentenced to life in prison for Brentwood Bay murder

Alan Charles Chapman will not be eligible for parole for 18 years

Emily Caruana pictured at the Royal BC Museum on the day of her murder, May 10, 2019. (Courtesy of John Caruana)
Chief Russ Chipps of Beecher Bay First Nation speaking at the groundbreaking for Centre Mountain Lellum Middle school back in November 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Chief Chipps looking to build on progress with SD62

“People are just caring more these days,” according to Scia’New First Nations Chief

Chief Russ Chipps of Beecher Bay First Nation speaking at the groundbreaking for Centre Mountain Lellum Middle school back in November 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Fans packed into the stadium, over 4,600, to witness Pacific FC play against C.S. Herediano during their CONCACAF round of 16 tie at Starlight Stadium on Aug. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pacific FC off-season: player and salary changes for next season

Big names on their way out, club freezes season ticket prices

Fans packed into the stadium, over 4,600, to witness Pacific FC play against C.S. Herediano during their CONCACAF round of 16 tie at Starlight Stadium on Aug. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)
Outside of the Victoria courthouse on Monday (Nov. 14), family members look at a photo of Emily Caruana taken hours before her murder. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Judge hears graphic details of Brentwood Bay murder during sentencing hearing

Emily Caruana was murdered at her grandmother’s home on May 10, 2019

Outside of the Victoria courthouse on Monday (Nov. 14), family members look at a photo of Emily Caruana taken hours before her murder. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School welcomed students for the first time Monday (Nov. 14). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: New Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School opens to students in Langford

Construction delays meant students were placed elsewhere for the start of the school year

Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School welcomed students for the first time Monday (Nov. 14). (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Shayla Hann of Hannmade Designs said the Station Avenue stall has been a great opportunity for her business. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford’s Station Avenue vendors upbeat about the future

New cultural district vendors looking forward to Christmas season

Shayla Hann of Hannmade Designs said the Station Avenue stall has been a great opportunity for her business. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Lynne Beecroft said she focused on connecting with the players one-on-one to get her message across during her coaching days. (Courtesy of the University of Victoria)

Full circle fairytale for UVic’s field hockey legend

Lynne Beecroft never imagined herself coaching. 39 years later, she’s won 15 nationals

Lynne Beecroft said she focused on connecting with the players one-on-one to get her message across during her coaching days. (Courtesy of the University of Victoria)
Wren Petty Officer Dorothy Robertson and Wren Chief Petty Officer Trudy Jardine at the RCN’s secret Japanese radio intercept hut at Gordon Head, 1945. (Courtesy of Dave Freeman)

Victoria veteran preserving stories of navy women

Lt.-Cmdr. Dave Freeman has records from hundreds of Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (Wrens)

Wren Petty Officer Dorothy Robertson and Wren Chief Petty Officer Trudy Jardine at the RCN’s secret Japanese radio intercept hut at Gordon Head, 1945. (Courtesy of Dave Freeman)
Kyle Hobbs (right) and Steve Atkinson (left) of Coastal Tree Works clearing a fallen tree after the windstorm on Nov. 4. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Colwood tree clearer helps neighbours in wake of windstorm

Kyle Hobbs offered his company’s tree clearing services for free

Kyle Hobbs (right) and Steve Atkinson (left) of Coastal Tree Works clearing a fallen tree after the windstorm on Nov. 4. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A property at 528 Goldstream Ave., home to the iconic pagoda house, was rezoned to make way for a six-storey residential building back in August. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford’s pagoda house slated for demolition

Nobody interested in moving the house came forward, according to developer

A property at 528 Goldstream Ave., home to the iconic pagoda house, was rezoned to make way for a six-storey residential building back in August. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A defaced road sign of a logging truck is seen near the protest site of Fairy Creek on southern Vancouver Island on Oct. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BC Supreme Court rejects old growth protesters application to combine their cases

Application called for court to join and stay proceedings due to RCMP’s “alleged systemic misconduct”

A defaced road sign of a logging truck is seen near the protest site of Fairy Creek on southern Vancouver Island on Oct. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Store manager Ken Layden is back working in the Langford Curious Comics store more than two years after a fire rendered 844 Goldstream Ave. uninhabitable. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford comic book store rises from the ashes

Curious Comics reopens Goldstream Avenue location more than two years after blaze

Store manager Ken Layden is back working in the Langford Curious Comics store more than two years after a fire rendered 844 Goldstream Ave. uninhabitable. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The salmon are returning to rivers in Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Goldstream salmon run should hit targets

Goldstream Hatchery’s early numbers suggest coho and chum doing well

The salmon are returning to rivers in Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sid Tobias during his time in the Canadian Armed Forces. (Courtesy of Sid Tobias)

New View Royal mayor eyes new committees, transparency

For the first time in nearly a decade, David Screech won’t be sitting in the mayor’s chair

Sid Tobias during his time in the Canadian Armed Forces. (Courtesy of Sid Tobias)
Tony and Naomi Ko outside the Metchosin Country Store in Metchosin. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Best of the West Shore convenience stores

Four stories from community pillars

Tony and Naomi Ko outside the Metchosin Country Store in Metchosin. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)