Rick Stiebel

Registration for the Langford lanes Youth Bowling league is set to roll on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. (Photo courtesy of Langford Lanes Youth Bowling League)

Youth can discover if bowling is right up their alley

Langford Lanes Youth Bowling League offering free session Saturday morning

Registration for the Langford lanes Youth Bowling league is set to roll on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. (Photo courtesy of Langford Lanes Youth Bowling League)
Highlands twists its fling with summer treats, communty call outs

Highlands twists its fling with summer treats, communty call outs

Highlands Community Callouts run over two weekends

Highlands twists its fling with summer treats, communty call outs
Registration opens for fall programs on West Shore

Registration opens for fall programs on West Shore

Rink slots fill fast with figure skaters, hockey teams

Registration opens for fall programs on West Shore
A Langford resident has concerns about safety, garbage and raucous behaviour at South Glen Lake beach. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Langford resident raises alarm over south Glen Lake beach

Parties at small swimming beach at Glen Cove cause concern

A Langford resident has concerns about safety, garbage and raucous behaviour at South Glen Lake beach. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
The nine-classroom facility completed last year, shown here under construction in 2017, will provide more flexible learning options when Westmont Montessori School in Metchosin reopens on Sept. 8. (File photo)

Safety guidelines set for Westmont Montessori

Metchosin school expanding outdoor spaces

The nine-classroom facility completed last year, shown here under construction in 2017, will provide more flexible learning options when Westmont Montessori School in Metchosin reopens on Sept. 8. (File photo)
Glen Lake Road realignment part of long-term Langford plan

Glen Lake Road realignment part of long-term Langford plan

First phase underway with second expected next year

Glen Lake Road realignment part of long-term Langford plan
Sooke Fire Rescue have $2,000 for new equipment through a BC Hydro’s Community Grant Porgram. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke Fire rescue gets BC Hydro boost

Funds for new equipment part of Community Grant program

Sooke Fire Rescue have $2,000 for new equipment through a BC Hydro’s Community Grant Porgram. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Two-day closure set for Otter Point Road in Sooke this September

Passage only for residents, transit, emergency vehicles during 48-hour closure Sept. 1, 2

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The Victoria Foundation has been investing in organizations that strengthen communities since 1936. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Foundation)

Victoria Foundation steps up in challenging times

Funds assist organizations dealing with a range of issues

The Victoria Foundation has been investing in organizations that strengthen communities since 1936. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Foundation)
NEW CUTLINE The old gravel pit on Allandale Road is slated for major development. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood) The Allandale property in Colwood began on Aug. 13. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood)

Major makeover on Colwood’s Allandale gravel pit underway

Planned uses conform with mixed-use employment zoning

NEW CUTLINE The old gravel pit on Allandale Road is slated for major development. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood) The Allandale property in Colwood began on Aug. 13. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood)
Sooke rolls out food truck pilot in parks

Sooke rolls out food truck pilot in parks

Pilot project to be assessed in the fall

Sooke rolls out food truck pilot in parks
Police watchdog investigates Esquimalt incident resulting in injuries

Police watchdog investigates Esquimalt incident resulting in injuries

Man injured during Aug. 9 arrest by VicPD

Police watchdog investigates Esquimalt incident resulting in injuries
The Parsons at Brentwood Bay, which officially opened on Aug. 7, adds 40 units of affordable housing to Central Saanich. (Photo contributed)

Central Saanich adds affordable housing

The Parsons in Brentwood Bay home to 40 units

The Parsons at Brentwood Bay, which officially opened on Aug. 7, adds 40 units of affordable housing to Central Saanich. (Photo contributed)
Painting portraits by numbers in Metchosin

Painting portraits by numbers in Metchosin

Metchosin-based group’s participation flourishes online

Painting portraits by numbers in Metchosin
Langford bike park rolling along to completion

Langford bike park rolling along to completion

New park a tribute to Jordie Lunn’s legacy

Langford bike park rolling along to completion
Langford council will consider options for livestreaming meetings at an upcoming meeting in September. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford mulling move to mainstream

Council to consider livestreaming meetings in September

Langford council will consider options for livestreaming meetings at an upcoming meeting in September. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society volunteer Mel Hull with Camosun College student volunteers Kimberly Bedard, left, Preet Bath and Maddie MacLock pond chinook salmon fry into troughs and tanks at the Sooke River Jack Brooks Hatchery. (Sally Manning file photo)

Improvements flowing to Sooke salmon hatchery

Sooke River Jack Brooks Hatchery hooks major funding

Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society volunteer Mel Hull with Camosun College student volunteers Kimberly Bedard, left, Preet Bath and Maddie MacLock pond chinook salmon fry into troughs and tanks at the Sooke River Jack Brooks Hatchery. (Sally Manning file photo)
Funding for Niche Academy was provided by Friends of the Library. Friends president Irwin Henderson, shown here with Laura McCallum, at a book sale at the Nellie McClung branch last year. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria Public Library offers new online resource service to cardholders

Friends of the Library provided funding for the service

Funding for Niche Academy was provided by Friends of the Library. Friends president Irwin Henderson, shown here with Laura McCallum, at a book sale at the Nellie McClung branch last year. (Black Press Media file photo)
Avoid giving dogs ice cubes, says Greater Victoria vet

Avoid giving dogs ice cubes, says Greater Victoria vet

Tips for keeping dogs cool and safe this summer

Avoid giving dogs ice cubes, says Greater Victoria vet
Craig Little, owner of Arbutus RV & Marine Sales, shown here enjoying a family getaway, said it’s been a record summer for sales. (Photo contributed)

COVID-inspired RV sales soaring on West Shore and beyond

Health restrictions, recommendations keep Vancouver Island vacationers closer to home

Craig Little, owner of Arbutus RV & Marine Sales, shown here enjoying a family getaway, said it’s been a record summer for sales. (Photo contributed)