Jessica Fedigan

Belinda LeBlanc announces one of the winners at the Langford Legion’s Easter meat draw. Proceeds from the draw go into the Legion’s gaming fund, which is distributed to support youth cadet programs, local schools, and other groups. (Gazette file photo)

Langford Legion gives back to local schools

Ruth King and Savory receive funds for supplies

Belinda LeBlanc announces one of the winners at the Langford Legion’s Easter meat draw. Proceeds from the draw go into the Legion’s gaming fund, which is distributed to support youth cadet programs, local schools, and other groups. (Gazette file photo)
Goldstream Tattoo held a flash day fundraiser on Oct. 7 with proceeds going to mental health programs on Vancouver Island. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

WATCH: Langford tattoo parlour inks clients for mental health

Goldstream Tattoo donates funds from flash event to Island Community Mental Health

Goldstream Tattoo held a flash day fundraiser on Oct. 7 with proceeds going to mental health programs on Vancouver Island. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
Paul Martin and Jeannie Hadley show off the medals they won playing table tennis last month at the 55-plus B.C .Games in Vernon. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

West Shore residents bring home hardware from 55-plus B.C. Games

Sooke resident Paul Martin and Colwood resident Jeannie Hadley both place in the top three

Paul Martin and Jeannie Hadley show off the medals they won playing table tennis last month at the 55-plus B.C .Games in Vernon. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
Bulldogs’ Isaiah Gaede (#4) runs the ball during a 6-0 Bellmont junior varsity win on Oct. 6 (Photo courtesy of Belmont Football)

Belmont varsity football looks to keep success rolling

Bulldogs look to build on win over Vancouver College

Bulldogs’ Isaiah Gaede (#4) runs the ball during a 6-0 Bellmont junior varsity win on Oct. 6 (Photo courtesy of Belmont Football)
West Shore resident Noah Bolinder has a passion for writing novels and it’s resulted in a unique experience for his latest project. (Photo submitted)

West Shore author pens new novel

This book comes with a suggested soundtrack

West Shore resident Noah Bolinder has a passion for writing novels and it’s resulted in a unique experience for his latest project. (Photo submitted)
Plenty of meals being served for Thanksgiving in Greater Victoria

Plenty of meals being served for Thanksgiving in Greater Victoria

Numerous options available for those looking to celebrate Thanksgiving

Plenty of meals being served for Thanksgiving in Greater Victoria
The Victoria Grizzlies continued their hot play with a win over Cowichan Valley on Oct. 6. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

Grizzlies continue winning ways in island rivalry

Victoria pulls away in the third period to earn a 5-2 win

The Victoria Grizzlies continued their hot play with a win over Cowichan Valley on Oct. 6. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
Tour de Rock riders finishing strong in Greater Victoria

Tour de Rock riders finishing strong in Greater Victoria

Family of former City of Langford employee Victor Chen donates $10,000 to the cause

Tour de Rock riders finishing strong in Greater Victoria
Mastermind Toys is set to open a new location in Langford later this month, the company is opening 12 new stores across Canada this year. (Photo courtesy of Mastermind Toys)

Mastermind Toys is setting up shop on the West Shore

Company plans to open store on Oct. 21 at Westshore Town Centre

Mastermind Toys is set to open a new location in Langford later this month, the company is opening 12 new stores across Canada this year. (Photo courtesy of Mastermind Toys)
West Shore RCMP pulled over multiple drivers during a distracted driving blitz on Sept. 29. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

West Shore RCMP, ICBC continue to enforce distracted driving law

Eight people on average killed every year on Vancouver Island due to distracted driving

West Shore RCMP pulled over multiple drivers during a distracted driving blitz on Sept. 29. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
Accent Refrigeration took home the coveted people’s choice award and finished third in the judged best chili category. (Jessica Fedigan                                /News Gazette Staff)

Chili cook-off brings the heat on a rainy Saturday

Eight teams competed to win top honours

Accent Refrigeration took home the coveted people’s choice award and finished third in the judged best chili category. (Jessica Fedigan                                /News Gazette Staff)
Victoria native Drayson Pears (77) lines up for a faceoff against the Langley Riverman on Sept. 30. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

Grizzlies win 4-3 in overtime against Rivermen

Victoria gives up two-goal lead but finds a way to win

Victoria native Drayson Pears (77) lines up for a faceoff against the Langley Riverman on Sept. 30. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
Ross Mayberry plays a character named Randi, who is a weight lifting spotter. Mayberry’s film is a fast paced comedy that he’s screening to raise money for wildfire victims. (Photo courtesy of Ross Mayberry)

Colwood filmmaker looks to bring light in times of darkness

Ross Mayberry is premiering a new movie to raise funds for wildfire victims

Ross Mayberry plays a character named Randi, who is a weight lifting spotter. Mayberry’s film is a fast paced comedy that he’s screening to raise money for wildfire victims. (Photo courtesy of Ross Mayberry)
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Central Island choir concert to benefit Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Common vision to end world hunger concert coming to Langford

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New Island Health board members announced

New Island Health board members announced

View Royal councillor Ron Mattson appointed new member

New Island Health board members announced
The City of Colwood and Town of View Royal are working with BC Transit and the Victoria Regional Transit Commission to come up with a workable rapid transit plan. (File photo)

Colwood and View Royal looking at possibility of rapid transit options

Bus lanes, queue jumping lanes, preferred park and ride locations, and costing details being studied

The City of Colwood and Town of View Royal are working with BC Transit and the Victoria Regional Transit Commission to come up with a workable rapid transit plan. (File photo)
The Belmont senior girls volleyball team won back-to-back tournaments to start the season and are now number one in the province. (Photo courtesy of Johanna May)

Belmont Bulldogs senior girls volleyball team ranked number one in province

After winning first two tournaments and league game, team looks to stay hot

The Belmont senior girls volleyball team won back-to-back tournaments to start the season and are now number one in the province. (Photo courtesy of Johanna May)
West Shore RCMP stopped a number of distracted drivers on Thursday. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

VIDEO: West Shore RCMP distracted driving blitz

The Gazette went for a ride along with Const. Alex Berube

West Shore RCMP stopped a number of distracted drivers on Thursday. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
Annual chili cook off this Saturday in Langford

Annual chili cook off this Saturday in Langford

Competition is already heating up for the people’s choice award

Annual chili cook off this Saturday in Langford
Langford Fire Rescue is hosting their annual open house this Sunday (Oct. 1). (Gazette file photo)

Langford Fire Rescue’s opens its doors this Sunday

Free family fun has educational component as well at annual open house event

Langford Fire Rescue is hosting their annual open house this Sunday (Oct. 1). (Gazette file photo)