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Visitors look over the statue of a woolly mammoth in the Royal BC Museum. (Black Press Media file photo)

Royal B.C. Museum faces space, seismic standards and accessibilty issues; calls for public input

People can share their ideas online and in person from April 1 to June 27

Visitors look over the statue of a woolly mammoth in the Royal BC Museum. (Black Press Media file photo)
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400 drivers stopped, screened on West Shore with zero charges

Friday evening stop led to one vehicle taken off the road for being too dangerous to drive

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West Shore Parks and Recreation plans new events to make up for concert cancellation

West Shore Parks and Recreation plans new events to make up for concert cancellation

Comic Con, train show and lumber conference key pieces to recover lost revenue of Rock the Shores

West Shore Parks and Recreation plans new events to make up for concert cancellation
Young cyclist struck near Galloping Goose Trail

Young cyclist struck near Galloping Goose Trail

Minor injuries reported by police

Young cyclist struck near Galloping Goose Trail
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West Shore property taxes see big jump in 2019 CRD financial plan

More than 10 per cent jump for Langford, View Royal, Colwood compared to last year

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Group finds B.C. Archives collection licences costs prohibitive

Teachers asked to pay $25 per image to use on slideshows

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Finalized design proposal for a West Shore skatepark. (Contributed)

Coalition campaigns to build new West Shore skate park

Group seeks $25,000 in donations for park proposed for near the Juan de Fuca rec centre

Finalized design proposal for a West Shore skatepark. (Contributed)
Proposed lakefront public park and beach. (City of Langford)

Westhills proposes picnic area, pier and beach by Langford Lake

The public amenity contribution is part of a proposed deal for a waterfront restaurant

Proposed lakefront public park and beach. (City of Langford)
John Robertson loads up on hardcovers and paperbacks from the thousands of books available at a Friends of the Library Book Sale below the Nellie McClung branch (File photo)

Used books on sale at Nellie McClung library branch in Saanich this weekend

Admission of $10 Sunday afternoon when all books are free

John Robertson loads up on hardcovers and paperbacks from the thousands of books available at a Friends of the Library Book Sale below the Nellie McClung branch (File photo)
Workers laying sewer main (File photo)

City of Langford mails out information on sewer connection requirement

Plan lays out obligations, exemptions and financial assistance information for the costly hookup

Workers laying sewer main (File photo)
View Royal council to discuss proposed 3.5% tax increase tonight

View Royal council to discuss proposed 3.5% tax increase tonight

Budget open house to directly precede the council meeting

View Royal council to discuss proposed 3.5% tax increase tonight
This picture from Mainroad Group shows the remains of a deer on the Trans-Canada Highway about to be picked up on Highway 1 in Greater Victoria. (Black Press file photo)

Metchosin driver striking a deer heralds a need for caution

Vehicle incident likely not the last of its kind in Greater Victoria

This picture from Mainroad Group shows the remains of a deer on the Trans-Canada Highway about to be picked up on Highway 1 in Greater Victoria. (Black Press file photo)
Household hazardous waste are considered toxic and require separate processing (File photo)

Esquimalt reminds residents how to dispose of hazardous waste in CRD

Hazardous waste includes condemned food, toxins and used personal products

Household hazardous waste are considered toxic and require separate processing (File photo)
Langford hockey tournament raises money for youth sports fees

Langford hockey tournament raises money for youth sports fees

Debbie Cooper Memorial Tournament has raised $120,000 over past 10 years

Langford hockey tournament raises money for youth sports fees
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Savory Elementary receives $105,000 for new accessible playground

Langford project expected to be completed before coming school year

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Rebecca Wolf Gage and fellow Shoreline classmates helped make the presentation to council. (Contributed)

Shoreline Middle School students pitch in to clean school trail

Needles and bags of garbage picked up over six-week period on View Royal trail

Rebecca Wolf Gage and fellow Shoreline classmates helped make the presentation to council. (Contributed)
Young players line up for a shot at the net. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

Young Shamrocks fans test out shots in St. Patrick’s day celebration

Victoria Shamrocks host a shootaround

Young players line up for a shot at the net. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
Juan de Fuca Grizzlies tier one pee wee team cap off their winning season. (Kim Stenvig)

Juan de Fuca Peewee Grizzlies head to provincials unbeaten

Grizzlies open tournament Sunday in White Rock against Semiahmoo

Juan de Fuca Grizzlies tier one pee wee team cap off their winning season. (Kim Stenvig)
Robin Cox, professor in the disaster and emergency management programs and the director of the Resilience By Design research innovation lab. (Contributed)

Royal Roads spearheads $2 million climate change resilience initiative

Outreach and consultations are underway for disaster preparedness program

Robin Cox, professor in the disaster and emergency management programs and the director of the Resilience By Design research innovation lab. (Contributed)
Park rendering of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground. (City of Langford)

Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground planned for City Centre Park

West Shore Rotary to raise $200,000 with fundraisers and grant requests

Park rendering of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground. (City of Langford)