Highlands

Fire crews from the Highlands and Langford joined forces to rescue a dog that fell down a cliff in Gowlland Tod Provincial Park. (Highlands Fire Rescue/Facebook)

Highlands, Langford firefighters rescue dog from 60-foot gully in Gowlland Tod Provincial Park

Third dog rescued from same area in past year, fire chief says

 

This map of OK Industries’ plans for a quarry was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)

BC Supreme Court tosses out application to stop work on Highlands quarry

Highlands District Community Association will not suffer irreparable harm if work begins, says judge

 

O.K. Industries is looking to build a quarry next to Capital Regional District land, of which the aquifer sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Map courtesy of the District of Highlands)

Opposition to gravel quarry in Highlands gains traction

Impact on drinking water a major concern

 

The Nature Trails Society completed a 500 metre portion of the existing Electric Avenue trail in the Highlands recently. The grand opening of the trail takes place on Saturday, June 23. (Nature Trails Society Facebook photo)

More trails coming to the Highlands

Grand opening of Electric Avenue takes place on Saturday

  • Jun 23, 2018
The Nature Trails Society completed a 500 metre portion of the existing Electric Avenue trail in the Highlands recently. The grand opening of the trail takes place on Saturday, June 23. (Nature Trails Society Facebook photo)
The Highlands District Community Association hosted an information session on a proposed rock quarry. A panel consisting of Vicky Husband (left), Sonia Furtenau and Neville Grigg spoke at the event, answering questions from the audience.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)

Association holds meeting to organize opposition against a rock quarry

A panel of experts gave presentations and fielded questions

The Highlands District Community Association hosted an information session on a proposed rock quarry. A panel consisting of Vicky Husband (left), Sonia Furtenau and Neville Grigg spoke at the event, answering questions from the audience.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)
Susannah Adams performs alongside and Coun. Karel Roessingh during a previous Highlands Music Coffee House session at Caleb Pike House. (Gazette file photo)
Susannah Adams performs alongside and Coun. Karel Roessingh during a previous Highlands Music Coffee House session at Caleb Pike House. (Gazette file photo)
OK Industries wants to build the quarry next to the Capital Regional District land, of which the aquifer sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)

Association calling for more information on mine proposal

O.K. Industries plans to build rock quarry in Highlands

OK Industries wants to build the quarry next to the Capital Regional District land, of which the aquifer sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)
Crews will be doing construction on Millstream Road between Treanor Ave. and Bear Mountain Parkway beginning May 14. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Work being done on Millstream Road starting Monday

Repairs will be ongoing between Treanor Avenue and Bear Mountain Parkway

Crews will be doing construction on Millstream Road between Treanor Ave. and Bear Mountain Parkway beginning May 14. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
OK Industries wants to build the quarry next to the Capital Regional District land, of which the acquifier sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)

Highlands raise concerns over proposed quarry near subdivision

This is the second time in three years the company has made an application for additional business

OK Industries wants to build the quarry next to the Capital Regional District land, of which the acquifier sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)
The Aerie Trio, consisting of Diane Berry on flute (left to right), Kathryn Le Gros on piano and clarinet, and Nathan Jacklin on cello will hit the stage at the Highlands Music Coffee House Series this weekend. (Contributed photo)
The Aerie Trio, consisting of Diane Berry on flute (left to right), Kathryn Le Gros on piano and clarinet, and Nathan Jacklin on cello will hit the stage at the Highlands Music Coffee House Series this weekend. (Contributed photo)
Well-known faces on stage in Highlands

Well-known faces on stage in Highlands

Monthly coffee house even returns Saturday

Well-known faces on stage in Highlands
District of Highlands faces challenges in funding

District of Highlands faces challenges in funding

Asset management report goes to open house this Wednesday

District of Highlands faces challenges in funding
Highlands Music Coffee House goes Saturday

Highlands Music Coffee House goes Saturday

Three Worlds is tonight’s featured performer

Highlands Music Coffee House goes Saturday
Highlands Mayor Ken Williams said the District will be hostng a public engagement session in the new year about the growing number of illegal secondary suites that are popping up throughout the municipality. (Gazette file photo)

Highlands takes aim at illegal secondary suites

Report estimates roughly 30 to 50 per cent of homes have unauthorized dwellings

Highlands Mayor Ken Williams said the District will be hostng a public engagement session in the new year about the growing number of illegal secondary suites that are popping up throughout the municipality. (Gazette file photo)
Millstream Lake Road to close for repairs

Millstream Lake Road to close for repairs

No vehicle traffic will be permitted from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1

Millstream Lake Road to close for repairs
Highlands resident Sally Gose and her dogs Jasmine (left) and Rocket stand on Ross Durrance Road as cars speed by Tuesday afternoon. Gose started a petition, which was brought to Highlands council in the summer, calling on the municipality to implement traffic calming measures to reduce aggressive and speeding drivers. 
(Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Highlands resident Sally Gose and her dogs Jasmine (left) and Rocket stand on Ross Durrance Road as cars speed by Tuesday afternoon. Gose started a petition, which was brought to Highlands council in the summer, calling on the municipality to implement traffic calming measures to reduce aggressive and speeding drivers. 
(Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
West Shore residents planning to put on their own fireworks display are required to obtain a permit from their municipality of residence. A mandatory safety course is included in that permit process.  (Black Press file photo)

West Shore fireworks courses start next week

Course required for mandatory permit

  • Oct 22, 2017
West Shore residents planning to put on their own fireworks display are required to obtain a permit from their municipality of residence. A mandatory safety course is included in that permit process.  (Black Press file photo)
B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Man uninjured after power line traps him in dump truck

Incident happened in the 600-block of Taylor Way in the District of Highlands

B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez

Highlands Family Fling takes place this Saturday

Annual event will follow the re-opening of Twinflower Park

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez
LETTER: No respect for others on local roads

LETTER: No respect for others on local roads

A Highlands resident expresses her concerns about Millstream Road

  • Aug 27, 2017
LETTER: No respect for others on local roads