Goldstream News Staff

Langford’s Spencer Middle School will receive a $1 million HVAC upgrade as part of the Sooke School District’s $2.5 million in capital funding from the province. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore schools to receive infrastructure upgrades

Provincial funding will cover cost of school bus as well as roofing, HVAC improvements

Langford’s Spencer Middle School will receive a $1 million HVAC upgrade as part of the Sooke School District’s $2.5 million in capital funding from the province. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic on Island Highway will be restricted in View Royal for planned work on Thursday, June 10. (Map courtesy of the Town of View Royal)

Work on Island Highway in View Royal to limit traffic to single lane, alternating

Motorists asked to plan an alternate route between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday (June 10)

Traffic on Island Highway will be restricted in View Royal for planned work on Thursday, June 10. (Map courtesy of the Town of View Royal)
From left: June Hinshaw, Nancy Sermons, Susan DaFoe, and Carol Thompson hit the course at Bear Mountain for International Women’s Golf Day on June 1. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
From left: June Hinshaw, Nancy Sermons, Susan DaFoe, and Carol Thompson hit the course at Bear Mountain for International Women’s Golf Day on June 1. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
Single lane alternating traffic will be in place at Latoria Boulevard and Metchosin Road from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. (Courtesy Tavola Strategy Group)

Upgrades to drainage means lane closures for Metchosin Road traffic in Colwood

Intersection upgrades will improve access to Royal Beach and Royal Bay

Single lane alternating traffic will be in place at Latoria Boulevard and Metchosin Road from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. (Courtesy Tavola Strategy Group)
The Metchosin Fire Department will be hosting firefighters from all over Vancouver Island for Engine Boss training on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of the Metchosin Fire Department/ Facebook)

Engine Boss training in Metchosin Saturday to prepare Island firefighters for wildfire season

The training will be on the field of the Metchosin Elementary School and throughout the community

The Metchosin Fire Department will be hosting firefighters from all over Vancouver Island for Engine Boss training on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of the Metchosin Fire Department/ Facebook)
The northbound fast lane of Malahat Drive in Mill Bay is closed as crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash involving at least three vehicles and left a truck tipped on its side. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Northbound fast lane closed near Malahat, delays expected after crash in Mill Bay

Emergency crews are on scene at the intersection of Malahat Drive and Deloume Road

The northbound fast lane of Malahat Drive in Mill Bay is closed as crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash involving at least three vehicles and left a truck tipped on its side. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
WestShore Chamber of Commerce executive director Julie Lawlor and View Royal Mayor David Screech review their script ahead of a previous Best of the WestShore Awards celebration. (Black Press Media file photo)

Registration now open for Best of the WestShore Awards

Public voting opens this summer for West Shore’s favourite awards

WestShore Chamber of Commerce executive director Julie Lawlor and View Royal Mayor David Screech review their script ahead of a previous Best of the WestShore Awards celebration. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP is seeking the public’s help finding Langford resident Grayson Hicks, 23. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP seeks help finding man missing from Langford since Friday

Grayson Hicks, 23, was last seen in the 2900-block of Jacklin Road

West Shore RCMP is seeking the public’s help finding Langford resident Grayson Hicks, 23. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
Belmont Secondary 2020 graduates Jasmyn Loo, Jacklyn Halaburda, Ashley Bilach and Isabella Wheaton show off their graduation caps after their pandemic-friendly graduation ceremony. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore grads, help us celebrate you this June

West Shore grads to be featured in special publication

Belmont Secondary 2020 graduates Jasmyn Loo, Jacklyn Halaburda, Ashley Bilach and Isabella Wheaton show off their graduation caps after their pandemic-friendly graduation ceremony. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP detachment. (Black Press Media File Photo)

UPDATE: Lia Barker found safe

The 15-year-old Colwood girl was the subject of a May 18 missing person alert

West Shore RCMP detachment. (Black Press Media File Photo)
The orange parcel was bought by the CRD for $1.1 million to add to Mount Work Regional Park. (CRD map)

Capital Regional District expands Mount Work land for $1.1 million

Privately-owned 13.8 hectares in the Highlands is ecologcically valuable

The orange parcel was bought by the CRD for $1.1 million to add to Mount Work Regional Park. (CRD map)
Participants take part in a previous Walk for Alzheimer’s. This year’s event is being held virtually and participants are asked to set a walking or fitness challenge during May. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria residents invited to set fitness challenge for Alzheimer’s

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s goes virtual during the month of May

Participants take part in a previous Walk for Alzheimer’s. This year’s event is being held virtually and participants are asked to set a walking or fitness challenge during May. (Black Press Media file photo)
While recovering several items reported stolen from the set of a Netflix movie in early April, West Shore RCMP also seized drugs and drug trafficking items from a Colwood residence last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Electronics, credit cards taken from Netflix series set found in Colwood home

West Shore RCMP seize stolen items, drugs, trafficking materials

While recovering several items reported stolen from the set of a Netflix movie in early April, West Shore RCMP also seized drugs and drug trafficking items from a Colwood residence last week. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Sooke Road reopens after gas leak at Colwood Corners

SD62 warns afternoon buses could be delayed

(Black Press Media file photo)
A 13-year-old Langford girl who had been reported missing since May 3 has been found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Missing 13-year-old Langford girl found safe

Teen had last been seen May 3

A 13-year-old Langford girl who had been reported missing since May 3 has been found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cst. Lewis and police dog Halla swept the exterior of the Victoria General Hospital May 4 after a suspicious package was found just outside the hospital. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

RCMP bomb unit confirms package at Victoria General Hospital not explosive

Island Health says hospital operations weren’t impacted

Cst. Lewis and police dog Halla swept the exterior of the Victoria General Hospital May 4 after a suspicious package was found just outside the hospital. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Stage 1 water restrictions took effect across Greater Victoria on May 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Summer watering restrictions in effect for Greater Victoria

Check your house number before you water

Stage 1 water restrictions took effect across Greater Victoria on May 1. (Black Press Media file photo)
A positive COVID-19 case has been reported at Dunsmuir Middle School in Colwood, the Sooke School District said Friday night. (Courtesy of Google Streetview/ screenshot)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Dunsmuir Middle School in Colwood

Students and staff could’ve been exposed to the positive case on April 27 and 28

A positive COVID-19 case has been reported at Dunsmuir Middle School in Colwood, the Sooke School District said Friday night. (Courtesy of Google Streetview/ screenshot)
An 18-year-old Langford man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly breaking into Colwood city hall on April 17. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Langford man arrested after Colwood city hall broken into, municipal truck stolen

West Shore RCMP responded to the Wishart Road property after an alarm was triggered

An 18-year-old Langford man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly breaking into Colwood city hall on April 17. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Brenna Barker, a 32-year-old Duncan woman, was arrested and charged after allegedly stabbing a man in Langford Sunday morning after the two had only recently met. (Black Press Media file photo)

Duncan woman charged after allegedly stabbing Langford man shortly after they met

West Shore RCMP called to a Langford apartment early Sunday morning

Brenna Barker, a 32-year-old Duncan woman, was arrested and charged after allegedly stabbing a man in Langford Sunday morning after the two had only recently met. (Black Press Media file photo)