Katherine Engqvist

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

No new leads in 1992 Guyatt murder case

Newspaper clippings will not lead to the discovery of Shannon Guyatt’s body, says police

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

UPDATED: Materials linked to 1992 Colwood murder found at construction site in Metchosin

West Shore RCMP investigating to determine if relevant to the old case

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
The annual water gun battle at Fort Rodd Hill is regularly a hit for kids, but it also allows some parents to relive their youth. This year’s event, featuring more than just water guns, takes place Aug. 18. (Gazette file photo)

Storm the fort in epic battle

Fort Rodd Hill’s annual water gun battle returns Aug. 18

The annual water gun battle at Fort Rodd Hill is regularly a hit for kids, but it also allows some parents to relive their youth. This year’s event, featuring more than just water guns, takes place Aug. 18. (Gazette file photo)
Eric Church didn’t disappoint fans at Lake Town Ranch Sunday. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Eric Church hits the stage at Sunfest

Photo gallery: Sunday recap of Sunfest 2018

Eric Church didn’t disappoint fans at Lake Town Ranch Sunday. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
(Google maps)

Emergency crews respond to incident in Goldstream Provincial Park

Delays in both directions on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langford

(Google maps)
Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

High levels of E. coli detected in sampling

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality
Colwood beach fire prompts fire ban reminder

Colwood beach fire prompts fire ban reminder

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

Colwood beach fire prompts fire ban reminder
(Gazette file photo)

West Shore community event round up

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

(Gazette file photo)
WorkLink hosted its 40th anniversary celebration on Thursday, July 12. There were plenty of fun events with a dunk tank, barbecue lunch, face painting, games, speeches and prizes. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

WorkLink celebrates 40 years on the West Shore

Anniversary celebration included a dunk tank

WorkLink hosted its 40th anniversary celebration on Thursday, July 12. There were plenty of fun events with a dunk tank, barbecue lunch, face painting, games, speeches and prizes. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Mayor Stew Young, sporting his red Canada sweatshirt, gets ready to head out onto the course at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa for the annual City of Langford Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament. This year’s event takes place on Aug. 30 and the deadline to register is July 13.                                 (Gazette file photo)

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

Mayor Stew Young, sporting his red Canada sweatshirt, gets ready to head out onto the course at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa for the annual City of Langford Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament. This year’s event takes place on Aug. 30 and the deadline to register is July 13.                                 (Gazette file photo)
WorkLink’s Barbara McLean (from left), Jo Zlotnik and Josh McKenzie will be welcoming community members to WorkLink’s 40th anniversary celebration on Thursday, July 12. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

WorkLink helps residents find the right future

Employment and pre-employment services available for all community members

WorkLink’s Barbara McLean (from left), Jo Zlotnik and Josh McKenzie will be welcoming community members to WorkLink’s 40th anniversary celebration on Thursday, July 12. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Belmont students draw inspiration from Coast Salish artwork

Belmont students draw inspiration from Coast Salish artwork

Projects highlight the diversity of students

Belmont students draw inspiration from Coast Salish artwork
If you’re looking for an escape that won’t break the bank, camping is a great option. (Pexels)

Take a break with a camping trip

Lots of great sites available on the West Shore

If you’re looking for an escape that won’t break the bank, camping is a great option. (Pexels)
The playground at Royal Bay Beachpark was carefully designed to blend in with the surrounding environment. (Photo contributed)

Find a new favourite playground

There’s lots of options hidden across the West Shore

The playground at Royal Bay Beachpark was carefully designed to blend in with the surrounding environment. (Photo contributed)
Paramedics rush a patient into emergency care. (File photo courtesy of B.C. Emergency Health Services)

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

First responders here to help, not judge

Paramedics rush a patient into emergency care. (File photo courtesy of B.C. Emergency Health Services)
Victoria firefighter Kirk Corby and Langford resident Barbara Monteith shared their experiences with the Burn Fund and other programs that benefit from the Hometown Heroes Lottery proceeds. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Emotional trauma the hardest, says burn survivor

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

Victoria firefighter Kirk Corby and Langford resident Barbara Monteith shared their experiences with the Burn Fund and other programs that benefit from the Hometown Heroes Lottery proceeds. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
High cost of living means fewer foster families

High cost of living means fewer foster families

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

High cost of living means fewer foster families
If you’re looking to learn a new skill or have a teenager that’s looking to get ahead, the WestShore Centre for Learning and Training has lots of summer course options. (Pexels)

Summer school is in session

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

If you’re looking to learn a new skill or have a teenager that’s looking to get ahead, the WestShore Centre for Learning and Training has lots of summer course options. (Pexels)
Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Songhees Nation, Royal Roads plan for future of Colwood site

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

Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
An ATV was used for queue management and to distribute water to motorists waiting during the Malahat closure Thursday. (Photo by @TranBC/Twitter)

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

Malahat alternatives not practical from engineering, budget standpoint

An ATV was used for queue management and to distribute water to motorists waiting during the Malahat closure Thursday. (Photo by @TranBC/Twitter)