Edward Hill

The vessel Grey Selkie cuts through the waters off Nanaimo in this undated photo. This 40-passenger vessel is one of two Victoria Harbour Ferry Company boats used to shuttle military and civilian defence personnel between Colwood and CFB Esquimalt May 1

Harbour ferry ready to take over Blue Boat service

A private ferry will launch 6 a.m. Tuesday from military property in Colwood as the Blue Boat service sails into the sunset.

The vessel Grey Selkie cuts through the waters off Nanaimo in this undated photo. This 40-passenger vessel is one of two Victoria Harbour Ferry Company boats used to shuttle military and civilian defence personnel between Colwood and CFB Esquimalt May 1
Goldstream Nature House naturalist Bre Robinson

The golden rule of Goldstream: There is no gold

Goldstream River doesn't hold gold deposits, but some adults are still trying to pan like its 1863.

Goldstream Nature House naturalist Bre Robinson

Potentially violent grow-rip thwarted in Langford

Police arrested three men armed with handguns and body armour who tried to rob a medical marijuana grow-op in Langford on Tuesday.

Next section of E&N rail trail underway this spring

The Capital Regional District is still chipping away at the piecemeal E&N rail trail, and plans to tender its next section this spring.

West Shore RCMP Cpl. Bob Pilot

The cat and mouse of West Shore street crime

Small group of undercover officers work hard to keep chronic criminals off the street

West Shore RCMP Cpl. Bob Pilot

Municipalities reluctant to commit cash for Victoria Juno bid

The deadline is looming for Greater Victoria’s bid to host the 2014 Juno Awards

Bear Mountain CEO Gary stands near the Hedgestone site near the 18th hole

Bear Mountain relaunches property development

Bear Mountain is launching its first property development project since it collapsed under a mountain of debt two years ago.

Bear Mountain CEO Gary stands near the Hedgestone site near the 18th hole
Mitzi Dean

Community comes through for violence counselling for women

Vagina Monologue performances in Langford raise awareness, raise $15,000

Mitzi Dean

Langford expects 2.9% tax hike this year

Langford homeowners will be paying about $26 more in property taxes this year.

Langford's Josh Van Meurs

Langford kid earns youth MMA champion title

When Josh Van Meurs walked into the octagon cage, he was a bit nervous.

Langford's Josh Van Meurs
Nancy Powell has preserved a plot of forest property in Metchosin in perpetuity with a conservation covenant.

Forever a forest in Metchosin

Eight and a half acres in Metchosin is the latest property in the Capital Region to be placed under a conservation covenant.

Nancy Powell has preserved a plot of forest property in Metchosin in perpetuity with a conservation covenant.

Easter Friday rescue on Mt. Finlayson

Under pounding rain and hail, Langford firefighters rescued a 73-year-old man who fell about five metres while hiking on Mt. Finlayson.

Suspicious grassfire lit in Langford

A grassfire behind St. Anthony’s medical clinic in Langford was likely “human caused,” fire investigators say.

Music history buff and singer Johnny Vallis helped research a commemoration album for the anniversary of the Titanic.

Swan song of the Titanic

Langford musician helps research commemoration album for Titanic

Music history buff and singer Johnny Vallis helped research a commemoration album for the anniversary of the Titanic.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.

Feds commit $7.5 million for E&N rail line

The federal government will chip in $7.5 million to help fix the E&N rail line between Courtenay and Victoria

Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan (Vancouver Island North) and Langford Mayor Stew Young are all smiles after Duncan announced the federal government would chip in $7.5 million to help rehabilitate the E&N track.

E&N funding remains in limbo

Last week’s federal budget didn’t divvy out funding to repair the E&N rail line, but funding could still emerge

Langford turf fields help draw soccer championship

More than a thousand teenage soccer players will take over playing fields in Langford and Colwood this weekend

Langford Mayor Stew Young and McGill professor Avi Friedman outlined strategies to keep jobs and businesses coming to Langford.

Langford cutting costs for business, developers

Langford is cutting fees related to property development and construction in a bid to keep its economy growing.

Langford Mayor Stew Young and McGill professor Avi Friedman outlined strategies to keep jobs and businesses coming to Langford.
The largely self-taught guitar virtuoso Landen Shaw

Pizza eaters, guitar whiz to entertain at business show

Eating a pizza the size of a coffee table will provide bragging rights for years to come.

The largely self-taught guitar virtuoso Landen Shaw
Neely Hourigan shows off posters for VDay

Second show added for Vagina Monologues in Langford

Langford's VDay has struck a chord with women and men on the West Shore.

Neely Hourigan shows off posters for VDay
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