Langford

A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)

Province to help tent city and keep neighbourhood safe: Langford mayor

Province shares a plan for more modular housing for short-term stays

A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)
Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Video store in Langford shares secret to survival in the streaming age

Store manager, Tawny Artel, is happy kids can still pick out a movie in a store

Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
The City of Langford is currently working on bylaws for financing options for those who cannot afford to pay $15,000 outright to hook their sewer up to the City. Thinkstock photo.

Finance options on the table for city sewer hookups in Langford

Residents have just over one year to connect their homes to the City sewer at a cost of up to $20,000

The City of Langford is currently working on bylaws for financing options for those who cannot afford to pay $15,000 outright to hook their sewer up to the City. Thinkstock photo.
Construction on the Leigh Road connector is expected to be finished by mid-November. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Completion of Leigh Road connector postponed to mid-November

The project initially was to be completed in August

Construction on the Leigh Road connector is expected to be finished by mid-November. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Jamie Broder (left), beach volleyball coach, Savannah Purdy, Erin Mutch and beach coach, Murph Laidlaw at the amateur beach volleyball tournament in Seaside, Oregon. (Photo courtesy of Dean Purdy)                                Jamie Broder (left), beach volleyball coach, Savannah Purdy, Erin Mutch and beach coach, Murph Laidlaw at the amateur beach volleyball tournament in Seaside, Oregon. (Photo courtesy of Dean Purdy)
Jamie Broder (left), beach volleyball coach, Savannah Purdy, Erin Mutch and beach coach, Murph Laidlaw at the amateur beach volleyball tournament in Seaside, Oregon. (Photo courtesy of Dean Purdy)                                Jamie Broder (left), beach volleyball coach, Savannah Purdy, Erin Mutch and beach coach, Murph Laidlaw at the amateur beach volleyball tournament in Seaside, Oregon. (Photo courtesy of Dean Purdy)
Langford teacher nominated for prestigious award

Langford teacher nominated for prestigious award

Tony Sansom felt very ‘honoured’ to be recognized

Langford teacher nominated for prestigious award
John Cardilicchia (left), Rebels’ special teams coach, Charly, Rebels’ head coach, and Isaiah, Rebels’ slotback and wide receiver, represent three generations of the Cardilicchia name on the Westshore Rebels. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Three generations: Football is life for Cardilicchia trio

John Cardilicchia has coached his son and now his grandson with the Westshore Rebels

John Cardilicchia (left), Rebels’ special teams coach, Charly, Rebels’ head coach, and Isaiah, Rebels’ slotback and wide receiver, represent three generations of the Cardilicchia name on the Westshore Rebels. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Thirteen-year-old Langford musician William Dolan strikes a pose from his music video for “Cadillac,” his first single which sheds light on black history. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Young Langford musician spreads message of equality

Langford’s William Dolan releases new single

Thirteen-year-old Langford musician William Dolan strikes a pose from his music video for “Cadillac,” his first single which sheds light on black history. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Emergency crews responded to reports that two men were electrocuted on Peatt Road in Langford Wednesday afternoon. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Emergency crews responded to reports that two men were electrocuted on Peatt Road in Langford Wednesday afternoon. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

High levels of E. coli detected in sampling

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality
(Black Press file photo)

Langford already feeling effects of proposed speculation tax

Mayor Stew Young fears tax will trigger another economic downturn

(Black Press file photo)
Victoria Grizzlies’ Shawn O’Malley (left), T.J. Friedmann and Justin Michaelian played on the same AAA team in Plymouth, Michigan. They were spread out on different Junior hockey teams throughout North America but found their way back to each other.                                 (Heather Clark
/Victoria Grizzlies)

Three for three is how they spell Victory

Former Grizzlies’ Victoria Honda line all committed for college hockey

Victoria Grizzlies’ Shawn O’Malley (left), T.J. Friedmann and Justin Michaelian played on the same AAA team in Plymouth, Michigan. They were spread out on different Junior hockey teams throughout North America but found their way back to each other.                                 (Heather Clark
/Victoria Grizzlies)
Hiker dies after suffering a heart attack in Mount Wells Park

Hiker dies after suffering a heart attack in Mount Wells Park

B.C. Coroners Service has been called to the scene.

  • Jul 4, 2018
Hiker dies after suffering a heart attack in Mount Wells Park
Langford Lake Road and Alouette Drive can be a dangerous intersection, according to Westhills residents. Alouette Drive is a narrow roadway, with street parking on one side and limited visibility. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Speeding, dangerous driving a concern for some Westhills residents

Parked vehicles hit twice outside one resident’s home

Langford Lake Road and Alouette Drive can be a dangerous intersection, according to Westhills residents. Alouette Drive is a narrow roadway, with street parking on one side and limited visibility. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
New one-way access to Peatt Road from Larkhall Road in Langford

New one-way access to Peatt Road from Larkhall Road in Langford

City of Langford asking residents to use caution in the roundabout on Peatt Road

New one-way access to Peatt Road from Larkhall Road in Langford
Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Local developer saw a demand for short-term rentals

  • Jun 14, 2018
Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford
Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)

Businesses take a hit due to the construction on Jacklin Road

One business owner hopes construction will pay off in the long run

Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)
Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)

Transforming the image of cannabis users

Dispensary eyes expansion to the West Shore

Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)
Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary school in Langford, on Saturday. 
(Photos by Spencer Pickles/Black Press)                                Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary School in Langford, on Saturday. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Women enjoy perfect day for annual Goddess Run

Roughly 900 runners took to the streets in Langford

  • Jun 4, 2018
Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary school in Langford, on Saturday. 
(Photos by Spencer Pickles/Black Press)                                Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary School in Langford, on Saturday. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Langford Fire Rescue responded to a brush fire on Secretariat Way, near Florence Lake and McCallum roads, early Monday afternoon. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Langford Fire Rescue responds to brush fire

Fire off of Secretariat Way, near Florence Lake Road in Langford

Langford Fire Rescue responded to a brush fire on Secretariat Way, near Florence Lake and McCallum roads, early Monday afternoon. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)