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The damage from feral rabbits in Royal Bay has some residents frustrated. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Colwood seeks solution as rabbits run rampant in Royal Bay

Staff note an impact on infrastructure, impending hazards

 

The City of Colwood has applied for a funding to build a bridge across Island Highway, providing easier access to cyclists and pedestrians along the Galloping Goose Trail. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Colwood mayor voices need for bridge to improve Galloping Goose trail

‘Most crossings are pretty obvious, this one isn’t,’ says cycling advocate

 

Black Press Media took to the streets of Colwood to find houses decorated for Halloween. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Check out these Colwood homes ready for Halloween

Halloween takes place on Saturday, Oct. 31

 

Lookout Lake water levels are low as the dam undergoes upgrades. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Colwood dam upgrades projected to be under budget

Province designates Lookout Brook as a high consequence dam should it fail

Lookout Lake water levels are low as the dam undergoes upgrades. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
London Drugs at Colwood Corners is temporarily closed after a water main burst on Sunday afternoon. (Google Maps)

Water main burst temporarily closes London Drugs in Colwood

Staff say re-opening date yet to be determined after Sunday incident

London Drugs at Colwood Corners is temporarily closed after a water main burst on Sunday afternoon. (Google Maps)
Colwood Mayor Rob Martin, photographed on Royal Roads University property near Esquimalt Lagoon, is excited about the way the community is growing, but knows there are challenges to overcome as it grows. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

‘No longer the sleepy town’: Colwood mayor reflects on halfway mark of term

Gridlock, ferry service and walkability among concerns for council

Colwood Mayor Rob Martin, photographed on Royal Roads University property near Esquimalt Lagoon, is excited about the way the community is growing, but knows there are challenges to overcome as it grows. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
The City of Colwood is asking business owners to join their roundtable discussion on how the city can help them prosper during the pandemic. The virtual event takes place on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Colwood hosts roundtable discussion on prosperity during pandemic

Attendees must RSVP for virtual meeting on Oct. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

The City of Colwood is asking business owners to join their roundtable discussion on how the city can help them prosper during the pandemic. The virtual event takes place on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Royal Bay Beach owners, Seacliff Properties, plan to dedicate around 50-acres of ocean view park land to Colwood, including 10 hubs of interest and a trail network connecting to Esquimalt Lagoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

First Nations market fills Colwood’s Royal Beach

Event Wednesday in honour of Orange Shirt Day

Royal Bay Beach owners, Seacliff Properties, plan to dedicate around 50-acres of ocean view park land to Colwood, including 10 hubs of interest and a trail network connecting to Esquimalt Lagoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Maid, a new series from Netflix and Warner Bros, will be filmed in Colwood. (City of Colwood)

Netflix, Warner Bros filming 10-part series in Colwood

Filming takes place now until March 2021

Maid, a new series from Netflix and Warner Bros, will be filmed in Colwood. (City of Colwood)
SD62 Board Chair Ravi Parmar, MLA Mitzi Dean and Mayor Rob Martin make the announcement at Royal Bay Secondary, masked and distanced. (Courtesy City of Colwood)

Province pitches in $8.3M on Colwood land purchase for new Royal Bay school

Sooke School District is providing an additional $1.2 million

SD62 Board Chair Ravi Parmar, MLA Mitzi Dean and Mayor Rob Martin make the announcement at Royal Bay Secondary, masked and distanced. (Courtesy City of Colwood)
Colwood Fire Rescue is reminding the public to stay viligant after two small fires in the past week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Garage fire sparks Colwood reminder to residents

Colwood, most of Greater Victoria under extreme fire rating

Colwood Fire Rescue is reminding the public to stay viligant after two small fires in the past week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Colwood council voted to reopen Ocean Boulevard to vehicle traffic during Monday’s council meeting. (City of Colwood photo)

Colwood reopens Ocean Boulevard to vehicle traffic next week

Colwood council voted to reopen the road during Monday’s council meeting

Colwood council voted to reopen Ocean Boulevard to vehicle traffic during Monday’s council meeting. (City of Colwood photo)
Sisters Nadine Ryan (left to right), Jill Luther and Dawn Le Feuvre dropped by the Fisgard Lighthouse in Colwood on Monday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Sun and smiles at Fisgard Lighthouse in Colwood

Grounds open to public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Sisters Nadine Ryan (left to right), Jill Luther and Dawn Le Feuvre dropped by the Fisgard Lighthouse in Colwood on Monday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
A smaller octopus sleeve anonymously gifted to Cecelia Penner, the Colwood woman who had her octopus work stolen from outside her home in July. (Courtesy of Cecelia Penner)

Octopus art anonymously gifted after previous one stolen in Colwood

‘I made this little guy for you,’ explains card left at doorstep

A smaller octopus sleeve anonymously gifted to Cecelia Penner, the Colwood woman who had her octopus work stolen from outside her home in July. (Courtesy of Cecelia Penner)
Starting Monday, Aug. 10, drivers headed to and from Colwood along Sooke Road can expect traffic delays due to sewage installation from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until early September. (City of Colwood)

Sewage installation to delay drivers along Sooke Road until early September

Construction starts Monday, Aug. 10 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Starting Monday, Aug. 10, drivers headed to and from Colwood along Sooke Road can expect traffic delays due to sewage installation from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until early September. (City of Colwood)
Four-year-old Wesley Guyatt from Langford poses by the ocean at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Lazy Sunday at Esquimalt Lagoon

What’s your favourite thing to do at the beach?

Four-year-old Wesley Guyatt from Langford poses by the ocean at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
The City of Colwood is examining the long-term future of traffic on Lagoon Bridge and Ocean Boulevard. (City of Colwood photo)

Ocean Boulevard could open after Labour Day

Colwood council expected to discuss options later this month

The City of Colwood is examining the long-term future of traffic on Lagoon Bridge and Ocean Boulevard. (City of Colwood photo)
One Colwood man will be biking 400 kilometres in August to raise funds to fight kids cancer. He’s riding for his aunt Brenda, who passed away during his childhood at the age of 13. (Courtesy of Clinton Myers)

Colwood man to ride 400 kilometres to fight kids cancer

Man riding for a beloved family member who died from leukemia at 13-years-old

One Colwood man will be biking 400 kilometres in August to raise funds to fight kids cancer. He’s riding for his aunt Brenda, who passed away during his childhood at the age of 13. (Courtesy of Clinton Myers)
Colwood is eying upgrades to Lookout Lake Park alongside the upgrades to the dam. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood’s Lookout Brook Dam upgrades to start after swimming season

City releases request for proposals for upgrades

  • Jul 25, 2020
Colwood is eying upgrades to Lookout Lake Park alongside the upgrades to the dam. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rendering of part of GableCraft Homes’ development on Royal Bay Latoria South lands. (City of Colwood report)

Colwood approves plans to expand Royal Bay development

Up to 2,100 homes, amenities, transit hub planned for Latoria lands

A rendering of part of GableCraft Homes’ development on Royal Bay Latoria South lands. (City of Colwood report)