Kyle Wells

Colwood’s storied past left out in the shed

In a shed behind the building which houses the WestShore Chamber of Commerce is a collection of items revealing Colwood’s historic past.

Rural potable water on the table for CRD to debate

Questions over the availability of potable water by the Capital Regional District to remote Juan de Fuca residents continue to swirl

Sewage treatment discussion divides Colwood council

Colwood decides how to split cost of treatment – again

Colwood honours those who give

The City of Colwood recognized residents for good works through its Pay it Forward program at a council meeting Monday night

Bipolar society starts support on West Shore

People struggling with bipolar disorder on the West Shore now have a new place to go to meet others and find support.

Belmont puts jobs forefront for youth

Sooke School District wants to prepare students for a new job reality with a career information evening on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Goldstream News Gazette’s Top 10 Facebook posts of 2013

With the end of the year upon us, this is a time to reflect on the major events and moments of 2013.

Some West Shore issues were same old, same old in 2013

Articles throughout 2012 lamented the continued lack of emergency or transitional housing for youth in the West Shore.

West Shore Lions roar beyond 60 years

The only thing is, the members of the club seem to be too busy lending a helping hand to truly be able to celebrate.

Royal Roads building catches fire

Portable space heater believed to be the cause of a fire which, had it not been attacked quickly, could have been disastrous.

Langford organization scores big assist in youth advocacy

SportsAssist is helping 85 local youth to take part in a wide variety of sporting activities this year alone.

Crash reenforces road concerns on stretch of Goldstream Avenue.

Langford resident Ian Phillips is concerned over the safety of a stretch of Goldstream Avenue and would like to see something done about it.

Salvation Army kettles feel the pinch

The Salvation Army is starting to get nervous about low donations for its annual Kettle Campaign.

Former Thetis Cove developer sues View Royal

In an email, View Royal’s CAO Kim Anema stated the matter is before the courts and “will be vigorously defended.”

Teen magician premiers new tricks

Jason Verners, 15, has practised and performed magic since he was seven years old.

Belmont students learn the virtues of diplomacy

For the members of Belmont secondary school’s Model United Nations team, it’s international political business as usual.

Langford man kickstarts project

A Langford resident is among the first onboard Kickstarter in its second month in Canada.

Canadian Tire shuts down for small electrical fire

The problem could have been associated with a heavy morning frost causing a increased demand on power to the building.

Police seek information on injured woman



A Colwood councillor and two View Royal firefighters were en route home when they spotted the female on the side of Wishart Road.

Post-apocalyptic Macbeth gets technical

Belmont secondary school are bringing a unique and highly professional version of Macbeth to the school stage.