Rick Stiebel

Checking out the squirrel population at Francis King Park is the kind of family activity available in the CRD's Nature Outings and Events brochure.

Lots to do this spring in the region’s CRD parks

Handy brochure lists West Shore outings and more for March, April and May

Checking out the squirrel population at Francis King Park is the kind of family activity available in the CRD's Nature Outings and Events brochure.
Sooke School District students learn about nature and survival skills during the French Nature Camp during spring break last year.

SD62 spring break camp explores vive la différence

French immersion students learn survival skills in the great outdoors

Sooke School District students learn about nature and survival skills during the French Nature Camp during spring break last year.
Royal Roads University professor Theresa Mackay at the gravestone of family member Flora Mackay in Scotland.  After extensive research for her award-winning essay about Scottish female innkeepers

Royal Roads professor given prestigious prize for essay

Theresa Mckay uncovers family connection following her research

Royal Roads University professor Theresa Mackay at the gravestone of family member Flora Mackay in Scotland.  After extensive research for her award-winning essay about Scottish female innkeepers
B.C. NDP leader and Juan de Fuca MLA John Horgan makes a point at a gathering at Royal Roads University. More schools and an improved transportation network are areas where government can play a bigger role on the West Shore

NDP leader Horgan in full travel mode

Education infrastructure on the West Shore among key issue

B.C. NDP leader and Juan de Fuca MLA John Horgan makes a point at a gathering at Royal Roads University. More schools and an improved transportation network are areas where government can play a bigger role on the West Shore
Gloria Ash

International day of prayer welcomes all faiths

Langford parish hosts this year’s World Day of Prayer event

Gloria Ash
A man takes a child into the walk-in clinic at St. Anthony’s medical centre on Goldstream Avenue in Langford. The clinic is no longer open on weekends due to a shortage of doctors

G.P. shortage affects West Shore clinics

Area medical clinics forced to shut down or at least reduce their hours

A man takes a child into the walk-in clinic at St. Anthony’s medical centre on Goldstream Avenue in Langford. The clinic is no longer open on weekends due to a shortage of doctors

Colwood fills top jobs at City Hall

Both newcomers to start in directors’ position next month

Underwater blasts ongoing in Metchosin

Tests along the shores of Metchosin will be ongoing for two weeks.

Jeff Hoffman of Langford has been busy preparing for a martial arts fight at Fury III Rumble

Langford fitness shop owner still full of fight at 45

Jeff Hoffmann among the local fighters on March 4 card at Songhees centre

Jeff Hoffman of Langford has been busy preparing for a martial arts fight at Fury III Rumble
David Cuddy

Local charity project supports students globally

Spencer students get involved, pilot Skype project with kids in Kenya

David Cuddy
Coldwell Banker realtors for Slegg Lumber

HOMEFINDER: Staging your home is a key element often missed

Sister team of Realtors offer hints on how to present your home for sale

Coldwell Banker realtors for Slegg Lumber
Mountain biking world champion Catherine Pendrel rides the trails at Bear Mountain. Pendrel will be competing on March 4 at the UCI Bear Mountain Canada Cup  MTB race as part of a weekend cycling festival.

Bear Mountain gears up for inaugural bike festival

Activities for riders of all ages during major MTB race weekend

Mountain biking world champion Catherine Pendrel rides the trails at Bear Mountain. Pendrel will be competing on March 4 at the UCI Bear Mountain Canada Cup  MTB race as part of a weekend cycling festival.
Colwood-based matchmaking specialist Debbie Hartz was happy to share some thoughts on modern dating in a coffee shop

Follow your heart this Valentine’s Day

Dating is definitely different in the age of technology

Colwood-based matchmaking specialist Debbie Hartz was happy to share some thoughts on modern dating in a coffee shop

Underwater blasts coming to Metchosin

DND testing will be taking place over two-week stretch

Parkway Physiotherapy physiotherapist Briana May conducts a reaction test on Sabrina Cain during a free concussion testing session conducted at the clinic.

Concussion testing key to recovery after injury

Langford clinic’s free concussion tests targets children

Parkway Physiotherapy physiotherapist Briana May conducts a reaction test on Sabrina Cain during a free concussion testing session conducted at the clinic.
National men's rugby team players from Chile took advantage of Belmont secondary's offer to practice indoors on Tuesday due to the snowy conditions outside. The Chilieans take on Canada this Saturday in Americas Rugby Championship play at Westhills Stadium at 5 p.m.

Belmont opens doors to visiting Chilean rugby team

Winter weather, snowy fields send practice inside for Canada's ARC opponent

National men's rugby team players from Chile took advantage of Belmont secondary's offer to practice indoors on Tuesday due to the snowy conditions outside. The Chilieans take on Canada this Saturday in Americas Rugby Championship play at Westhills Stadium at 5 p.m.

Charges dropped against man in Sooke shooting case

Dustin David Brown, 21, faced a charge of occupying a vehicle knowing there was a firearm in it

The snow kept coming on Monday morning

Motorists mostly managing on slippery roads around West Shore

Fender benders and other minor motor vehicle incidents highlight need to exercise caution and patience when driving

The snow kept coming on Monday morning
Pemberton Holmes Realty agent Michael Taylor says the new LandlordBC registry is a good way for newcomers to property rentals to learn the ins and outs of regulations governing the Residential Tenancy Act.

HOMEFINDER: New registry brings B.C. landlords up to speed

LandlordBC provides peace of mind for landlords and renters

Pemberton Holmes Realty agent Michael Taylor says the new LandlordBC registry is a good way for newcomers to property rentals to learn the ins and outs of regulations governing the Residential Tenancy Act.
Mitzi Dean

New Colwood well-being centre taking shape

New two-storey building will have 15,000 square feet of space, with 8,000 occupied by Pacific Centre

Mitzi Dean