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Junior Shamrocks’ season openers this weekend

Ter 1 B squad plays Saturday at home while Junior A is off to Maple Ridge for a road game on Sunday

Congestion along Six Mile Road from the Island Highway to the Trans-Canada Highway has been growing annually (Courtesy of Town of View Royal)

View Royal to engage public on traffic flow along Six Mile corridor

Community invited to provide feedback Wednesday, May 1

Congestion along Six Mile Road from the Island Highway to the Trans-Canada Highway has been growing annually (Courtesy of Town of View Royal)
A German torpedo boat sunk HMCS Athabaskan off the coast of Brittany in 1944, during the lead up to D-Day. (Courtesy of Royal Roads University)

Royal Roads University to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMCS Athabaskan

Ceremony on April 29 to mark the largest loss of life in the Royal Canadian Navy

A German torpedo boat sunk HMCS Athabaskan off the coast of Brittany in 1944, during the lead up to D-Day. (Courtesy of Royal Roads University)
The Happy Valley Market is cordoned off by police tape after reports of a shooting late Tuesday morning. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

WATCH: Police call Happy Valley shooting an ‘isolated and targeted’ incident

One person in custody, another fled following crash on Kelly Road

The Happy Valley Market is cordoned off by police tape after reports of a shooting late Tuesday morning. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
Hundreds of students and some hungry goats pitching in for Earth Day cleanup at Highrock Park
Hundreds of students and some hungry goats pitching in for Earth Day cleanup at Highrock Park
Group fitness session during training camp in Tofino, B.C. this year. Players will don ‘starfish purple,’ for home games and ‘lagoon blue,’ and ‘lighthouse white’ for away. (Pacific FC)

Pacific FC puts its best foot forward for inaugural game

Players ‘counting down’ to kick-off day

Group fitness session during training camp in Tofino, B.C. this year. Players will don ‘starfish purple,’ for home games and ‘lagoon blue,’ and ‘lighthouse white’ for away. (Pacific FC)
An artistic rendering of plans for the Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground in Langford. (Courtesy of the City of Langford)

Group aims to raise $250k ahead of Sarah Beckett Playground’s August opening

Not yet halfway to goal for equipment costs, but plans for upcoming fundraisers are underway

An artistic rendering of plans for the Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground in Langford. (Courtesy of the City of Langford)
In the future Dr. Amy Smith would like to see how these pathways and these types of organisms could survive on other planets (Oregon State University)

Ancient microbes discovered off the Juan de Fuca Ridge potentially offers glimpse into alien life

The marine bacteria is dependent on hydrogen, a compound present almost everywhere

In the future Dr. Amy Smith would like to see how these pathways and these types of organisms could survive on other planets (Oregon State University)
Sign forbidding rabbit drop-offs gets stuffed bunnies instead

Sign forbidding rabbit drop-offs gets stuffed bunnies instead

Residents seemingly undeterred by strict wording this Easter

Sign forbidding rabbit drop-offs gets stuffed bunnies instead
Sarah Beckett scholarship established for local high school grads interested in the law-related field
Sarah Beckett scholarship established for local high school grads interested in the law-related field
BC Boxing brings championship bout to Bear Mountain

BC Boxing brings championship bout to Bear Mountain

Langford hosts another big sports event as part of its regional sports tourism strategy

BC Boxing brings championship bout to Bear Mountain
Deanna Jennings, Graham Bunn and Nick Poulopoulos. Jennings and Poulopoulos are the founders of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise. This year’s fourth annual cruise takes place on Sunday, April 21, beginning at the Fountain Tire on Jacklin Road. (File photo)

Sarah Beckett Cruise back for its fourth year this Sunday

Money this year is going into buying playground equipment for the playground in honour of the fallen constable

Deanna Jennings, Graham Bunn and Nick Poulopoulos. Jennings and Poulopoulos are the founders of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise. This year’s fourth annual cruise takes place on Sunday, April 21, beginning at the Fountain Tire on Jacklin Road. (File photo)
WATCH: Movie star and PACE alum Calum Worthy talks musical theatre and his career

WATCH: Movie star and PACE alum Calum Worthy talks musical theatre and his career

“American Vandal” and “Austin and Ally” actor has been returning to the program for over 20 years

WATCH: Movie star and PACE alum Calum Worthy talks musical theatre and his career
The BCHL MVP, top-scorer and now-former Grizzlies captain Alex Newhook is ranked 13 among North American players in the list (File photo)

Four Grizzlies players named for NHL draft

Newhook slated to be pick number 13 overall

The BCHL MVP, top-scorer and now-former Grizzlies captain Alex Newhook is ranked 13 among North American players in the list (File photo)
With national junior competitions behind her, the 21-year-old says she is trying to decide on her next chapter (Wheelchair Basketball Canada)

Victoria wheelchair athlete nabs bronze in her final national championship

Final score was 69-70 in a tight game over the weekend

With national junior competitions behind her, the 21-year-old says she is trying to decide on her next chapter (Wheelchair Basketball Canada)
Just as there are many layers to a forest system, planting lemon trees, peppers and nut trees can help provide a regenerative, sustainable and integrated food system (File photo)

Highlands councillors to offer tips on how to eat your landscape

Event starts at 7pm on Wednesday, April 17 at Metchosin Community House

Just as there are many layers to a forest system, planting lemon trees, peppers and nut trees can help provide a regenerative, sustainable and integrated food system (File photo)
The District of Metchosin’s city hall (File photo)

Metchosin council will discuss soil bylaw changes following complaints

Proposal to raise the cost to obtain permits among changes to be discussed tonight

The District of Metchosin’s city hall (File photo)
(File photo)

Emergency preparedness weeks comes with reminders on tsunami protocol

As part of emergency preparedness week, residents are being asked to keep local resources

(File photo)
West Shore Parks and Recreation awarded $1 million to open child care spaces

West Shore Parks and Recreation awarded $1 million to open child care spaces

Money to help convert space at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre to newly licensed child care space

West Shore Parks and Recreation awarded $1 million to open child care spaces
The 6-foot-one, 200-pound, 22-year-old from Barrie, ON is the first defenceman signed for its 2019 championship campaign (Philadelphia Wings)

Shamrocks sign new defenseman for 2019 season

Right-hander Liam Patten comes from National Lacrosse League

The 6-foot-one, 200-pound, 22-year-old from Barrie, ON is the first defenceman signed for its 2019 championship campaign (Philadelphia Wings)