Charla Huber

Metchosin Fire will continue the lighted parade tradition in its community on Dec. 15.

Metchosin keeps truck tradition

Metchosin will maintain and enhance the tradition, with the first Metchosin Christmas Light Parade and Open House.

Metchosin Fire will continue the lighted parade tradition in its community on Dec. 15.

Regional hampers include West Shore

Despite rumours to the contrary, toys donated through C-FAX Santas Anonymous help families on the West Shore.

Wade Davies and Sandy Clarke

Annual pool closure may last until mid-January

The pools will be closed until Dec. 27 and adventure pool may remain closed until mid-January.

Wade Davies and Sandy Clarke
Tammy Yhde-Riis collects winter coats for the Goldstream Food Bank. The 911 dispatcher at Langford Fire Rescue has already collected more than 100 jackets for the food bank so far. All found new homes and Yhde-Riss welcomes more donations at Langford Fire Rescue Station No. 1

Langford Fire collecting coats

Langford Fire Rescue welcomes more donations at Langford Fire Rescue Station No. 1, 2625 Peatt Rd. 24-hours a day.

Tammy Yhde-Riis collects winter coats for the Goldstream Food Bank. The 911 dispatcher at Langford Fire Rescue has already collected more than 100 jackets for the food bank so far. All found new homes and Yhde-Riss welcomes more donations at Langford Fire Rescue Station No. 1
Sandy Prette

’Tis the season to feed hampers

Tearful smiles fill the days of December as volunteers build, then hand out, Christmas hampers.

Sandy Prette
Curators at Royal B.C. Museum need clear confirmation on a tooth found in a Colwood gravel pit more than 40 years ago.

Royal Bay tooth lost in museum shuffle

Curators at Royal B.C. Museum need clear confirmation on a tooth found in a Colwood gravel pit more than 40 years ago.

Curators at Royal B.C. Museum need clear confirmation on a tooth found in a Colwood gravel pit more than 40 years ago.
Kettle Creek resident Kim Rackcliff and four-year-old Asher Percival celebrate the spoils of a late trick-or-treating experience.

Kettle Creek delights young knight

Four-year-old Asher Percival found himself spending Oct. 31 in the emergency room at Victoria General Hospital.

Kettle Creek resident Kim Rackcliff and four-year-old Asher Percival celebrate the spoils of a late trick-or-treating experience.

League creditor process extended

After a week in court League Group is seeing a few changes but will remain in creditor protection until June.

Cameron Coutre recently returned from a national hockey competition in Calgary with a silver medal.

Langford teen skates to silver on Team B.C.

Cameron Coutre recently returned from a national hockey competition in Calgary with a silver medal.

Cameron Coutre recently returned from a national hockey competition in Calgary with a silver medal.
Hope Robinson

Belmont kids pin hopes on one night

Belmont secondary students will knock on doors in search of 10,000 non-perishable food items.

Hope Robinson

Highlands cleans up Caleb Pike water system

A kitchen upgrade is the final step in Caleb Pike Heritage Park improvements.

Jaimey Hamilton

Grade 9 in remission helps Dunsmuir donate $10,000

The school raised $10,000 last May and the money will be donated to B.C. Childhood Cancer Parent’s Association, Nov. 20.

Jaimey Hamilton
The trolley purchased from Ladysmith will replace an aging one in Langford.

Langford scores ‘great deal’ on Ladysmith trolley

Ladysmith’s iconic trolley travels to Langford next week.

The trolley purchased from Ladysmith will replace an aging one in Langford.
Honorary  Lieutenant Colonel Dale Murray

Replicas help heal the hurt

Bob Saunders was given replica war medals after his late father's were stolen from his home.

Honorary  Lieutenant Colonel Dale Murray
Ryan Malhotra collects business cards from every West Shore car dealership he visits with his educational assistant Elise Pastro.

Honing his social graces

Malhotra, an 11-year-old Lakewood elementary school student, has a passion for cars.

Ryan Malhotra collects business cards from every West Shore car dealership he visits with his educational assistant Elise Pastro.
The Cat in the Hat

Four Seasons sings Seussical debut

Show will feature characters from Dr. Seuss books including The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish and The Grinch who Stole Christmas.

The Cat in the Hat
Sara Moss and Lara Hamburg play their music in coffee shops

West Shore teens tackle social issues in song

The Belmont students, who perform as Sarah and Lara, started taking guitar lessons in 2011.

Sara Moss and Lara Hamburg play their music in coffee shops
Coral Henderson and Yoda encourage West Shore residents to bring non-perishable food items to the Capital Regional District Bylaw and Animal Care Services on Veterans Memorial Parkway.

Battle to be top dog

Bring in a food donation when getting a dog licence and you can be entered in a draw to get the No. 0001 dog licence on the West Shore.

Coral Henderson and Yoda encourage West Shore residents to bring non-perishable food items to the Capital Regional District Bylaw and Animal Care Services on Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Parents like Tim Bendall and Kristin Godwin

Purple hats promote walking away from a crying baby

Victoria General Hospital hands out tuques to new babies during November to educate on shaken baby syndrome

Parents like Tim Bendall and Kristin Godwin
Madeline Dent will remember her many relatives who served in the First and Second World Wars on Nov. 11 at Veterans Memorial Park

New Langford resident cries for family on Remembrance Day

On Remembrance Day Madeline Dent cries. She sheds tears for relatives.
She cries in honour of the veterans who fought for her freedom.

Madeline Dent will remember her many relatives who served in the First and Second World Wars on Nov. 11 at Veterans Memorial Park