Kyle Wells

Colwood against custody closure

Mayor Carol Hamilton: “The bad news story of it is the kids we have in custody are the ones who need the most attention."

Grade 9 student Floyd Dobell works the chop saw at Metchosin Technical Centre

Metchosin tech centre a beloved alternative

Metchosin Technical Centre is hosting an open house as it prepares for changes to School District 62’s alternative education landscape.

Grade 9 student Floyd Dobell works the chop saw at Metchosin Technical Centre
Colwood deputy city engineer and View Royal resident Emmet McCusker has been making guitars since 2005 and is starting to get some notice from musicians for his handiwork.

View Royal resident’s hobby strikes a chord

When not filling his role as deputy city engineer with the City of Colwood, Emmet McCusker spends his time building guitars from scratch.

Colwood deputy city engineer and View Royal resident Emmet McCusker has been making guitars since 2005 and is starting to get some notice from musicians for his handiwork.

Colwood goes Hollywood

Esquimalt Lagoon to be used as a location for the television series Gracepoint.

The Chargers West U-14 team

Charging to a big win

The Chargers West Under-14 girls team came away with the bronze win at the indoor Western Canadian Open Nationals.

The Chargers West U-14 team
Kendall MacMillan

Young art comes to Coast Collective

For the first time Coast Collective in Colwood is turning its attention to some of the shortest artists in the region.

Kendall MacMillan

Art centre a chance for collaboration

Langford residents have announced their desire for an arts and culture facility and now the question is how to make that happen.

West Shore RCMP S/Sgt. Steve Wright is among the 24 cyclists announced for the 2014 Tour de Rock.

Cycling for hope: West Shore RCMP officer joins Tour de Rock

West Shore RCMP S/Sgt. Steve Wright knows he has a lot of training ahead of him now he has been named to the 2014 Tour de Rock team.

West Shore RCMP S/Sgt. Steve Wright is among the 24 cyclists announced for the 2014 Tour de Rock.
View Royal Garden Club past president Brian Yeo and his dog Woody enjoy some of the spring blooms growing in Yeo’s home garden. The club will be hosting its general meeting on Thursday

In bloom: Garden club season gets going

The club will be hosting its general meeting on Thursday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Shoreline Community School.

View Royal Garden Club past president Brian Yeo and his dog Woody enjoy some of the spring blooms growing in Yeo’s home garden. The club will be hosting its general meeting on Thursday
Izzy Snow

Spencer students learn retail game

What’s old is new, say Spencer middle school students learning the essentials of marketing and running a business.

Izzy Snow
Belmont secondary Grade 10 student Mariah Kivari stands next to her self portrait

Belmont art up for display

Grade 10 student Mariah Kivari will be displaying her self portrait, titled Mitsumi, made entirely from computer and electronic components.

Belmont secondary Grade 10 student Mariah Kivari stands next to her self portrait
Riley Cottyn

Colwood student art to get a big audience

Ceramic tile art on display in Vancouver for the summer

Riley Cottyn
12-year-old Langford resident Cassandra Campbell is working towards raising $1

Fundraiser helps ill youth play the waiting game

Young patient aims to make hospital time more comfortable

12-year-old Langford resident Cassandra Campbell is working towards raising $1
Lakewood elementary Grade 6 students Haley Hood

Curtains set to close on Lakewood elementary’s theatre era

Phil Duchene will leave big shoes to fill once he retires from teaching

Lakewood elementary Grade 6 students Haley Hood
City of Colwood chief administrative officer James Moller poses for a ‘selfie’ outside of Royal Roads University’s Hatley Castle.

Colwood wants your selfies

The only rule for fun contest? No duck faces allowed

City of Colwood chief administrative officer James Moller poses for a ‘selfie’ outside of Royal Roads University’s Hatley Castle.
Plein air painters Ken Faulk

Painters go au naturel in Colwood

Outdoor subject matter appeals to group of local artists

Plein air painters Ken Faulk
Danny Copper organizes the Friday Night Langford Legion Jam

Keep on jammin’ at the Langford Legion

Drop by and partake in some social and musical entertainment

Danny Copper organizes the Friday Night Langford Legion Jam
West Shore RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Kathy Rochlitz is offering a number of safety tips for drivers

West Shore RCMP offers summer driving safety tips

Some simple hints to help make West Shore roads safer for all

West Shore RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Kathy Rochlitz is offering a number of safety tips for drivers
Future Royal Bay secondary school vice-principal Mike Huck

Getting ready for royalty in Colwood

Students and parents helping play a role in shaping Royal Bay secondary’s culture

Future Royal Bay secondary school vice-principal Mike Huck
Langford Coun. Winnie Sifert

Trail building: Langford looks to connect parkways

Langford Parkway may be punched through to Sooke Road, West Shore Parkway

Langford Coun. Winnie Sifert