Katherine Engqvist

Colwood beach fire prompts fire ban reminder

All fires are prohibited in the city, including outdoor fire appliances

West Shore community event round up

Don’t miss these great events including Rock the Shores, Highlands Music Coffee House and more

WorkLink celebrates 40 years on the West Shore

Anniversary celebration included a dunk tank

Charity golf tournament looks to celebrate Langford in a big way

Both courses to be used at Bear Mountain so no one gets turned away

WorkLink helps residents find the right future

Employment and pre-employment services available for all community members

Belmont students draw inspiration from Coast Salish artwork

Projects highlight the diversity of students

Take a break with a camping trip

Lots of great sites available on the West Shore

Find a new favourite playground

There’s lots of options hidden across the West Shore

Drug Use: Overdoses being hidden, self-managed, says first responders

First responders here to help, not judge

Emotional trauma the hardest, says burn survivor

Burn Camp helps young survivors wear their scars as ‘badges of honour’

High cost of living means fewer foster families

More than 1,000 children are in desperate need of foster families on Vancouver Island

Summer school is in session

Lots of programs for high school students and adults looking to get ahead

Songhees Nation, Royal Roads plan for future of Colwood site

Framework agreement outlines objectives for DND site if ownership is passed to Songhees Nation

Saanich Inlet bridge billion-dollar price tag too expensive says ministry

Malahat alternatives not practical from engineering, budget standpoint

UPDATED: Second lane through Malahat Village opened Wednesday morning

Lane will open for weekends throughout the summer

Heat wave also brings spike in preventable fires

Langford Fire Rescue reminds residents to be cautious as discarded cigarettes cause three fires

Residents voice concerns about cell tower proposal

Freedom Mobile prepares to launch new cell network in Greater Victoria

Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening

Finishing touches being completed after 15-month renovation

First responders not prepared enough for the mental traumas

Industry leaders call for more pre-incident training