Katherine Engqvist

Some of the people attending a tribute to West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett pause to read the plaque in the memorial garden outside the detachment last year.

Memorial will mark year since West Shore RCMP officer’s death in Langford

Accused in Beckett case due in Colwood court tomorrow

Some of the people attending a tribute to West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett pause to read the plaque in the memorial garden outside the detachment last year.
Afghan firefighter Atiqullah Jamshedi Mohammadullah stops for a quick photo while training with firefighters from the City of Langford during a visit to Canada in 2008.

Langford mourns Afghan firefighter killed in the line of duty

Colleague trained in Langford as part of City’s ambassador program

Afghan firefighter Atiqullah Jamshedi Mohammadullah stops for a quick photo while training with firefighters from the City of Langford during a visit to Canada in 2008.
Members of the 848 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

Royal Roads air cadets learn oceangoing skills

West Shore teens encourage others to join cadet groups

Members of the 848 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron
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Travel trailer stolen in View Royal

Unusual theft leaves owners searching for answers and trailer

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The Vimy Flight team has been seen flying in formation above the Comox Valley for the past several weeks.

CANADA150: West Shore residents remember the battle of Vimy Ridge 100 years later

Locals to attend official ceremonies in Vimy, France

The Vimy Flight team has been seen flying in formation above the Comox Valley for the past several weeks.
New data is showing young construction workers are not protecting their hearing as much as their counterparts in other industries.

Young construction workers risk their hearing every day

Study shows they are less likely to wear protection than older workers

New data is showing young construction workers are not protecting their hearing as much as their counterparts in other industries.

Injured hiker carried off Mt. Finlayson in basket stretcher

Langford firefighters start busy rescue weekend with Friday crash

Mary Lake property in Highlands added to CRD trail system

Parkland buffer still watched over by the District of Highlands

Langford Fire Assistant Chief Geoff Spriggs (from right) along with Capt. Lance Caven and Trevor Newnhan pack some of the donated tools and equipment into the engine the department is preparing to send to Cabo

Retired Langford fire truck to find new home in Mexico

Various pieces of equipment, supplies for orphanage, also part of delivery

Langford Fire Assistant Chief Geoff Spriggs (from right) along with Capt. Lance Caven and Trevor Newnhan pack some of the donated tools and equipment into the engine the department is preparing to send to Cabo
For sale signs aren’t as common of a sight as they used to be in the City of Langford as lower inventory levels continue. But that’s something Langford Mayor Stew Young hopes to change.

HOMEFINDER: Langford gets creative to increase housing supply

Two secondary-suite option being considered for homes

For sale signs aren’t as common of a sight as they used to be in the City of Langford as lower inventory levels continue. But that’s something Langford Mayor Stew Young hopes to change.
The City of Langford's head of bylaw enforcement says Green Tree Medical Dispensary may not open again

Langford pot shop looks to be permanently shut down

Out of court settlement indicates agreement not to open in City again

The City of Langford's head of bylaw enforcement says Green Tree Medical Dispensary may not open again
Instructor Michelle Grenier (from left) helps Joey Wilson

Belmont course inspires food for thought

Langford high school students get their hands dirty growing food

Instructor Michelle Grenier (from left) helps Joey Wilson
Portable classrooms

Sooke School District finds creative ways to accommodate new class sizes

An additional 28 portables may be needed next fall across the West Shore and Sooke

Portable classrooms
Contrary to local rumours

Tent city residents not given vouchers to camp at Goldstream

No connection between crimes near provincial park and homeless population, say police

Contrary to local rumours
Despite lower inventory levels

HOME FINDER: Greater Victoria sales down, market still strong

Inventory numbers on the rise now that winter has left the West Shore and the Capital Region.

Despite lower inventory levels
Langford resident Isha Cheema is collecting money to purchase feminine hygiene products for homeless women.

Langford teen tackles homeless health issue

Belmont student's fledgling GoFundMe campaign nears goal

Langford resident Isha Cheema is collecting money to purchase feminine hygiene products for homeless women.
Afghan firefighter Ghulam Hazrat shares a laugh with members of Langford Fire Rescue while taking a break from a training exercise on the mainland.

Langford Fire Rescue looks for connections to help Afghan friend

Suicide bomb attack survivor needs more abdominal surgery

Afghan firefighter Ghulam Hazrat shares a laugh with members of Langford Fire Rescue while taking a break from a training exercise on the mainland.

Townhomes slated for Claude Road development in Langford

Claude Road could see a number of new residents in coming years

Langford bylaw department expanding to meet increased caseload

Another full-time bylaw officer expected to be hired for City

Motorists are being reminded to give emergency vehicles a wide berth on the Trans-Canada Highway

Tow driver avoids injury in rear-end highway crash on TCH

View Royal Fire Chief urges residents to use more caution around crash scenes

Motorists are being reminded to give emergency vehicles a wide berth on the Trans-Canada Highway