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The Grinch was spotted on a tractor in Metchosin Monday morning, an early welcome for the holiday season. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTO: Grinch arrives early for the holidays in Metchosin

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The Grinch was spotted on a tractor in Metchosin Monday morning, an early welcome for the holiday season. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Capital Regional District Animal Control say an eight-month-old Rottweiler bit a Langford mother and her child near Glen Lake on Nov. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Large dog attacks mother and child in Langford

Mother puts three-year-old on top of car to protect him

Capital Regional District Animal Control say an eight-month-old Rottweiler bit a Langford mother and her child near Glen Lake on Nov. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)
A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
Langford Fire Rescue and West Shore RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that took place in abandoned homes in Langford three days apart from each other. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP investigating two suspicious fires three days apart from each other

Fires both reported near West Shore Parkway in Langford

Langford Fire Rescue and West Shore RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that took place in abandoned homes in Langford three days apart from each other. (Black Press Media file photo)
Power has been restored to 415 BC Hydro customers after a fallen tree caused an outage Sunday morning just after 11 a.m. (BC Hydro)

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 400 Port Renfrew residents Sunday

Outage caused by fallen tree across wires around 11 a.m.

Power has been restored to 415 BC Hydro customers after a fallen tree caused an outage Sunday morning just after 11 a.m. (BC Hydro)
Pacific FC continues to stock its roster for the 2021 Canadian Premier League soccer season. The four player signings announced last week brings the total to 10 under contract. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pacific FC adds four more players to 2021 roster

Midfielder Marco Bustos, finalist for CPL MVP, has yet to confirm return

Pacific FC continues to stock its roster for the 2021 Canadian Premier League soccer season. The four player signings announced last week brings the total to 10 under contract. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Fire Rescue is investigating after a fire was reported at an abandoned building on Saturday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Second fire at abandoned Langford home in three days

Langford Fire Rescue, West Shore RCMP investigating two suspicious fires in close proximity

Langford Fire Rescue is investigating after a fire was reported at an abandoned building on Saturday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
West Shore Parks and Rec is asking the public to complete a survey to determine what youth programs they will re-introduce in January 2021. (Black Press Media file)
West Shore Parks and Rec is asking the public to complete a survey to determine what youth programs they will re-introduce in January 2021. (Black Press Media file)
A Saturday morning motor vehicle incident slowed traffic in both directions on Sooke Road east of Kangaroo Road. (Screenshot via Google Maps)

Motor vehicle incident slows morning traffic on Sooke Road

Second crash in same area in just two days

A Saturday morning motor vehicle incident slowed traffic in both directions on Sooke Road east of Kangaroo Road. (Screenshot via Google Maps)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Medical issue causes dump truck driver to veer off Sooke Road

The driver has been taken to hospital and traffic in the area remains affected

(Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Saanich mom with kids in vehicle faces impaired driving charges after crash

West Shore RCMP suspected impairment while responding to two-car collision

West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
A Wednesday night fire at an empty house in Langford is under investigation. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Fire in Langford home tagged for demolition sparks investigation

Fire was limited to first floor of empty house

A Wednesday night fire at an empty house in Langford is under investigation. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Langford resident and business owner Cynthia Cummings wrote a poem for her veteran husband called ‘A Veteran’s Wife’ in 2012. (Cynthia Cummings photo)

Langford woman writes poem for veteran husband who served over 25 years in the army

‘I am the woman who has seen into the eyes of his pain,’ says the veteran wife

Langford resident and business owner Cynthia Cummings wrote a poem for her veteran husband called ‘A Veteran’s Wife’ in 2012. (Cynthia Cummings photo)
The Malahat highway is clear Monday morning, but a weather statement from Environment Canada warns that snow could arrive later in the day. (Drive BC highway cam)

Malahat snowfall still possible Monday afternoon

Frontal system and arctic air could cause snow buildup

The Malahat highway is clear Monday morning, but a weather statement from Environment Canada warns that snow could arrive later in the day. (Drive BC highway cam)
West Shore RCMP have charged Ken Weber, 56, with second degree murder after an unresponsive 55-year-old woman was found in a residence along the 1200-block of McLeod Place on Friday, Nov. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP have charged Ken Weber, 56, with second degree murder after an unresponsive 55-year-old woman was found in a residence along the 1200-block of McLeod Place on Friday, Nov. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)

Fourth lane opens on deadly stretch of Highway 1 in Langford

Construction zone speeds continue until work complete

Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)
West Shore RCMP say a suspect has been identified in a sexual assault investigation after several tips from the public. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Tips help identify West Shore sexual assault suspect

RCMP say suspect identified after information released in October

West Shore RCMP say a suspect has been identified in a sexual assault investigation after several tips from the public. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Royal Bay Secondary School was evacuated Tuesday morning due to a gas smell in the building. Emergency services has been notified. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Classes resume at Colwood’s Royal Bay Secondary following brief evacuation

Colwood Fire determine pipes leaking sewage smell Tuesday morning

Royal Bay Secondary School was evacuated Tuesday morning due to a gas smell in the building. Emergency services has been notified. (Black Press Media file photo)
A four-vehicle collision at the Kelly Road intersection stalled traffic on Sooke Road Monday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Emergency crews respond to multi-vehicle crashes in Colwood, Langford

A second crash stalls traffic on Sooke Road followed by a three-vehicle crash on Goldstream Avenue

A four-vehicle collision at the Kelly Road intersection stalled traffic on Sooke Road Monday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
A brief power outage delayed classes at Ecole John Stubbs Monday morning. (Google Maps)
A brief power outage delayed classes at Ecole John Stubbs Monday morning. (Google Maps)