Charla Huber

Langford Legion member Bill Butts collects a donation for a poppy from Lloyd Walters in front of Western Foods. The poppy campaign runs until  Nov. 10.  To volunteer or make a donation call the West Shore Poppy Headquarters at   250-478-9812.

West Shore poppy campaign in full swing

The poppy campaign runs until Nov. 10. To volunteer or make a donation call the West Shore Poppy Headquarters at 250-478-9812.

Langford Legion member Bill Butts collects a donation for a poppy from Lloyd Walters in front of Western Foods. The poppy campaign runs until  Nov. 10.  To volunteer or make a donation call the West Shore Poppy Headquarters at   250-478-9812.
Dean Ford

Highlands calls on neighbours for help

Saanich, Langford and View Royal residents can now apply to be firefighters with the Highlands Fire Department.

Dean Ford
Belmont senior boys volleyball coach

Bulldog volleyballers bolt from the doghouse

The Belmont senior boys team dominates the court this year.

Belmont senior boys volleyball coach

Pumpkin smash events double

Smash your pumpkin with Metchosin and Langford fire departments this weekend.

B.C. conservation officers ask Highlands residents to keep their garbage inside or in a secure structure

Dead Bear Walking in Highlands

B.C. Conservation officers received more than 70 calls in October, compared to the typical 20 to 30 calls annually about bears in Highlands.

B.C. conservation officers ask Highlands residents to keep their garbage inside or in a secure structure
Ryan Evans and his two-year-old daughter Julia Evans

Gourd graveyard not a concern

On a foggy October day a soggy, slimy pumpkin decomposes at the bottom of Veteran’s Memorial Parkway in Colwood.

Ryan Evans and his two-year-old daughter Julia Evans
Long-time News Gazette columnist George Mortimore is missing from our pages as he recovers at Royal Jubilee Hospital.

Mortimore: the man behind the pen

At 93, George Mortimore has been writing columns for more than 50 years, a good portion of that with the Goldstream News Gazette.

Long-time News Gazette columnist George Mortimore is missing from our pages as he recovers at Royal Jubilee Hospital.

Rotary aids meth addiction help

The club raised the cash through its annual golf tournament and silent auction at Olympic View Golf Course.

Marion Roberts

After decades of do-si-do-ing Colwood couple hangs up shoes

.Pulling dress after dress out of her closet, Marion Roberts relives her square dancing days.

Marion Roberts
Grade 3 student Piper Lytle and John Stubbs memorial school teacher Mathieu Laframboise use some of the equipment in the school's outdoor education kits to look for bugs. The Colwood school was last year's winner in Pennies for PAC campaign at Westshore Town Centre. The contest is running again this year for the month of October.

17 schools vie for penny proceeds

The campaign runs for the month of October and shoppers are encouraged to enter their receipts from purchases at Westshore Town Centre.

Grade 3 student Piper Lytle and John Stubbs memorial school teacher Mathieu Laframboise use some of the equipment in the school's outdoor education kits to look for bugs. The Colwood school was last year's winner in Pennies for PAC campaign at Westshore Town Centre. The contest is running again this year for the month of October.
Jim Butler flips hamburgers at the Goldstream Food Bank for its annual volunteer appreciation lunch. The food bank is solely run by volunteers.

Food bank volunteers celebrated in Langford

The Goldstream Food Bank hosted its annual volunteer appreciation lunch, Oct. 18.

Jim Butler flips hamburgers at the Goldstream Food Bank for its annual volunteer appreciation lunch. The food bank is solely run by volunteers.
Willway elementary student Davis McCully and Langofrd Emergency Support Services volunteer Rob Lumb particpated in the Great B.C. Shakeout this morning.

Willway shakes out with Langford ESS.

Willway elementary school students and Langford emergency support services participated in the Great B.C. Shakeout at 10:17 a.m., Oct. 17.

Willway elementary student Davis McCully and Langofrd Emergency Support Services volunteer Rob Lumb particpated in the Great B.C. Shakeout this morning.
Gaert Linnaea and Mary Gidney

Metchosin Art Gallery seeks restructuring

Tough times are questioning the future of the Metchosin Art Gallery.

Gaert Linnaea and Mary Gidney
Langford raised Jill Munro is on the running for $50

Broken back leads to possible $50,000 idea

Langford-raised woman in the running for Lay’s chips online flavour contest.

Langford raised Jill Munro is on the running for $50
Coltin Brown

Building a strong foundation

Grade 11 and 12 Belmont students learn the tricks of the trades.

Coltin Brown
Langford Fire Prevention officer Chris Aubrey demonstrates one way

How to battle a grease fire

Langford Fire Rescue offers tips to battle a blaze created by grease on the stove as part of Fire Prevention Week

Langford Fire Prevention officer Chris Aubrey demonstrates one way
Peter Savage and his son Colin Savage are unsure what they will do if the rezoning is approved for the Shirlmae Mobile Home Park. Peter purchased the trailer for his son who lives with cognitive disabilities.

Mobile home residents fear Langford rezoning

Handful of mobile home park residents argue appraised versus assessed

Peter Savage and his son Colin Savage are unsure what they will do if the rezoning is approved for the Shirlmae Mobile Home Park. Peter purchased the trailer for his son who lives with cognitive disabilities.
Misha Gervais

West Shore mom hopes to change Sooke schools lice policy

Head lice not a serious disease says West Shore public health clinical co-ordinator

Misha Gervais
Kyrin Lyon

Smoking kiln evacuated school

Millstream elementary school was evacuated today due to a smoking kilne. The school will reopen tomorrow.

Kyrin Lyon
Patrice Plank

Metchosin artist scratches her niche

West Shore's Patrice Plank starts tomorrow as showcase artist at Sooke Harbour House

Patrice Plank