City of Langford

The RAD Recreation Adapted Society is soon to become even more accessible thanks to its first gear shed, opening spring 2023 at Langford Lake thanks to the support of the City of Langford. (Courtesy RAD Recreation Adapted Society)

That’s RAD: Langford non-profit making the great outdoors accessible

RAD Recreation Adapted Society working on first gear shed for spring opening

The RAD Recreation Adapted Society is soon to become even more accessible thanks to its first gear shed, opening spring 2023 at Langford Lake thanks to the support of the City of Langford. (Courtesy RAD Recreation Adapted Society)
Langford’s annual Show and Shine car show is returning to Goldstream Avenue on Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Get your shine on: Langford Show and Shine makes its return Aug. 21

Goldstream Avenue will be filled with vehicles from 1975 and earlier

Langford’s annual Show and Shine car show is returning to Goldstream Avenue on Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pacific FC’s Manny Aparicio fires a freekick into the wall against Atletico Ottawa on Aug. 13 at Starlight Stadium in Langford. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Langford-based Pacific FC stands firm against Ottawa with 1-0 win

Early goal from Josh Heard seals victory for the home team following transfer of star player

Pacific FC’s Manny Aparicio fires a freekick into the wall against Atletico Ottawa on Aug. 13 at Starlight Stadium in Langford. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Jurisdictions policed by the West Shore RCMP in general saw a reduction in overall crime severity rates for 2021, the lone exception being View Royal, which experienced a slight increase from 2020 numbers. (Black Press Media file photo)

Crime levels trending downward on West Shore: StatsCan report

Langford leads way in crime severity reductions; overall and violent crimes drop

Jurisdictions policed by the West Shore RCMP in general saw a reduction in overall crime severity rates for 2021, the lone exception being View Royal, which experienced a slight increase from 2020 numbers. (Black Press Media file photo)
Alejandro Diaz hurdles a challenge from York United’s Diyaeddine Abzi during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Adios Wero: Langford-based Pacific FC sells record goalscorer Diaz to Norwegian team

Alejandro Diaz heading to Europe after record-breaking goal scoring exploits

Alejandro Diaz hurdles a challenge from York United’s Diyaeddine Abzi during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Sober Fest is coming to the South Vancouver Island Rangers’ property in Langford later this month. (Black Press Media File)

New festival coming to Langford sells out within days

Sober Fest is focused on providing a safe space while raising funds for those living with addiction

Sober Fest is coming to the South Vancouver Island Rangers’ property in Langford later this month. (Black Press Media File)
The E&N track along Station Avenue in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Premier John Horgan doubts return of Island rail service is achievable

Lack of federal support a barrier says Horgan as deadline looms

The E&N track along Station Avenue in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
Premier John Horgan answered questions about statements made by retiring BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsey, during an unrelated announcement in Langford on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

John Horgan says everyone needs to make sacrifices to solve B.C.’s housing issues

Premier feels outgoing BC Housing boss’s frustration with vocal opposition groups

Premier John Horgan answered questions about statements made by retiring BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsey, during an unrelated announcement in Langford on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Premier John Horgan looks on as the rendering of the new post-secondary campus in Langford is unveiled at the announcement on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

$125-million collaborative post-secondary campus coming to Langford

Horgan called the project ‘an unprecedented collaboration’ between multiple schools

Premier John Horgan looks on as the rendering of the new post-secondary campus in Langford is unveiled at the announcement on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A cougar was sighted near Thetis Lake on Aug. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP warn public after cougar sighted near Thetis Lake

Woman walking her dogs in park was followed by a cougar around 7 p.m. Aug. 2

A cougar was sighted near Thetis Lake on Aug. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)
An information session on the program will be held Wednesday Aug. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Nootka Rose Atrium at the Langford Business Centre, 211-2840 Peatt Rd. Pictured is an apartment building on Orono Avenue. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Applications open for Langford’s attainable homeownership program

Program opens with limited offerings; 1-BR and 1-BR plus den units available

An information session on the program will be held Wednesday Aug. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Nootka Rose Atrium at the Langford Business Centre, 211-2840 Peatt Rd. Pictured is an apartment building on Orono Avenue. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A construction worker works on the exterior of a building project on Orono Avenue in Langford. So far no exemptions have been granted to the city’s new construction noise bylaw. (Black Press Media file photo)

No construction noise exemptions yet granted in Langford

3 applications made since bylaw was adopted May 16, none approved

A construction worker works on the exterior of a building project on Orono Avenue in Langford. So far no exemptions have been granted to the city’s new construction noise bylaw. (Black Press Media file photo)
Manny Aparicio (left) and Alejandro Diaz (right) celebrate a goal as Josh Heard jumps on their shoulders during Pacific FC’s rampant 6-0 win against Waterhouse FC in CONCACAF League action on Aug. 2. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC run riot against Waterhouse, win 6-0

With the win, PFC are through to the next round of the CONCACAF League

Manny Aparicio (left) and Alejandro Diaz (right) celebrate a goal as Josh Heard jumps on their shoulders during Pacific FC’s rampant 6-0 win against Waterhouse FC in CONCACAF League action on Aug. 2. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Langford Fire Rescue responded to a small fire outside Millstream Elementary School early Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fire crews make quick work of Langford school fire

A fire started early Saturday on outside a portable at Millstream Elementary

Langford Fire Rescue responded to a small fire outside Millstream Elementary School early Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 is undergoing renovations as Langford council passes rezoning of the Station Avenue properties on which it and the Alexander Mackie Lodge sit. (Black Press Media file photo)

Legion renovations progressing as Langford approves rezoning

Land on which legion, Alexander Mackie Lodge sit now has city centre zoning

The Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 is undergoing renovations as Langford council passes rezoning of the Station Avenue properties on which it and the Alexander Mackie Lodge sit. (Black Press Media file photo)
The West Shore’s five municipalities each have uniquely tailor-made ways of protecting trees and sensitive areas. Shown is a neighbourhood in the City of Colwood, which recently amended its 2020 urban forest bylaw. (Courtesy of the City of Colwood)

Tree protection on the West Shore: Most municipalities go the bylaw route

City of Langford opted for development permit area method offered by province

The West Shore’s five municipalities each have uniquely tailor-made ways of protecting trees and sensitive areas. Shown is a neighbourhood in the City of Colwood, which recently amended its 2020 urban forest bylaw. (Courtesy of the City of Colwood)
Canada huddles up after Italy scores a try at Starlight Stadium on July 24. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Canadian women’s rugby team bests Italy 34-24 in Langford

First time women’s 15s have played at home in 7 years

Canada huddles up after Italy scores a try at Starlight Stadium on July 24. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford cancelled its council meetings scheduled for Sept. 19, Oct. 3 and Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore councils adjust schedules ahead of municipal election

Summer schedules and cancelled meetings over the next few months

Langford cancelled its council meetings scheduled for Sept. 19, Oct. 3 and Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Vancouver Island Film Commission is set to move into a City of Langford-owned building at 2826 Bryn Maur Rd. in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Vancouver Island Film Commission moving from Victoria to Langford

City of Langford approves lease in city-owned building on Bryn Maur Road

The Vancouver Island Film Commission is set to move into a City of Langford-owned building at 2826 Bryn Maur Rd. in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A pitch to add more tree protection requirements into the City of Langford’s rezoning process fell on mostly deaf ears at Monday’s (July 18) council meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford council votes down another tree protection policy pitch from Szpak

Coun. Lillian Szpak points to resident concerns over tree loss, climate change

A pitch to add more tree protection requirements into the City of Langford’s rezoning process fell on mostly deaf ears at Monday’s (July 18) council meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)