West Shore

Friends have confirmed to Black Press Media that the woman killed in a Langford shooting on March 6 was Angela Dalman. Police have not yet confirmed the victim’s identity. (Facebook/Angela Suzanne)
Friends have confirmed to Black Press Media that the woman killed in a Langford shooting on March 6 was Angela Dalman. Police have not yet confirmed the victim’s identity. (Facebook/Angela Suzanne)
The driver of a dump truck causes three-car fender-bender heading north on Jacklin Road. (Courtesy of Marc Belanger/Facebook)

Dump truck driver triggers three-car crash in Langford

UPDATE A driver of a dump truck caused a three-car fender-bender on Jacklin Road on Feb. 24

The driver of a dump truck causes three-car fender-bender heading north on Jacklin Road. (Courtesy of Marc Belanger/Facebook)
West Shore RCMP is asking the public’s help to identify a man involved in credit card fraud at a Colwood gas station in late January. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP is asking the public’s help to identify a man involved in credit card fraud at a Colwood gas station in late January. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Helping others prosper financially

Helping others prosper financially

Dale Collins plans for your future

  • Feb 10, 2020
Helping others prosper financially
113 new bricks were installed at Sarah Beckett Memorial Park Tuesday. Langford mother Evelyn Vasallo is relieved her son’s brick is laid. Jamie Whyte died due to a diabetic coma at 36. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
113 new bricks were installed at Sarah Beckett Memorial Park Tuesday. Langford mother Evelyn Vasallo is relieved her son’s brick is laid. Jamie Whyte died due to a diabetic coma at 36. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Parents in the Know, a nine-week program in three locations around Greater Victoria, helps parents rediscover their relationship with their 13 to 21-year-olds. (Courtesy of Boys and Girls of Canada)

West Shore parenting program tackles stigmas around raising teenagers

‘Many teens don’t feel like their parents have confidence in them,” says program coordinator

Parents in the Know, a nine-week program in three locations around Greater Victoria, helps parents rediscover their relationship with their 13 to 21-year-olds. (Courtesy of Boys and Girls of Canada)
Several winter break camp options are available from the West Shore Parks and Recreation Society. (Pxhere)
Several winter break camp options are available from the West Shore Parks and Recreation Society. (Pxhere)
Colwood’s Shawn Kosmuk Restores 1969 Ford Mustang

Colwood’s Shawn Kosmuk Restores 1969 Ford Mustang

Classic car celebrates 50 years with a new look

  • Feb 11, 2019
Colwood’s Shawn Kosmuk Restores 1969 Ford Mustang
Escape the Winter Blues with West Shore Destinations

Escape the Winter Blues with West Shore Destinations

Take the grey out of your day

  • Feb 8, 2019
Escape the Winter Blues with West Shore Destinations
Happy at Home on the Farm

Happy at Home on the Farm

Violane Mitchell and Tom Henry at Stillmeadow Farm

  • Feb 1, 2019
Happy at Home on the Farm
Langford Legion president Norm Scott said he will always remember those who fought for freedom in Canada. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)

Langford Legion’s poppy campaign to help community, keep Remembrance Day traditions alive

Langford Legion’s president said he thinks the importance of Remembrance Day is disappearing.

Langford Legion president Norm Scott said he will always remember those who fought for freedom in Canada. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)
Rob Martin, Colwood’s new mayor (centre), stands with Councillors Michael Baxter, Cynthia Day, Doug Kobayashi, Dean Jantzen, Gordie Logan and Stewart Parkinson after the mayor and council were sworn in Monday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

City of Colwood welcomes new mayor and council

The city held its inaugural council meeting Monday

Rob Martin, Colwood’s new mayor (centre), stands with Councillors Michael Baxter, Cynthia Day, Doug Kobayashi, Dean Jantzen, Gordie Logan and Stewart Parkinson after the mayor and council were sworn in Monday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
French immersion enrolment is on the rise in the region’s three school districts. (Canadian Parents for French photo)

Sooke, Saanich, Great Victoria school districts address need for French teachers

Enrolment in French immersion programs rapidly rising

  • Oct 31, 2018
French immersion enrolment is on the rise in the region’s three school districts. (Canadian Parents for French photo)
Cultivating Classic Cars with Langford Mayor Stew Young

Cultivating Classic Cars with Langford Mayor Stew Young

Vancouver Island politician collects and restores automobiles and boats

  • Oct 30, 2018
Cultivating Classic Cars with Langford Mayor Stew Young
Students from Wishart Elementary School joined representatives from the City of Colwood, staff and members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 at City Hall on Friday for the launch of the 2018 poppy campaigns. Students had some thoughtful questions for the veterans, asking how old they were when they joined the military, what it was like to be in the war, and whether they had been affected by PTSD. (Photo courtesy of the City of Colwood)

Annual poppy campaign kicks off Friday

Langford Mayor Stew Young receives first poppy, urges residents to support the cause

Students from Wishart Elementary School joined representatives from the City of Colwood, staff and members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 at City Hall on Friday for the launch of the 2018 poppy campaigns. Students had some thoughtful questions for the veterans, asking how old they were when they joined the military, what it was like to be in the war, and whether they had been affected by PTSD. (Photo courtesy of the City of Colwood)
Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 president, Norm Scott, said there is a need for poppy campaign volunteers this year, with the campaign starting on Oct. 26 and leading up to Remembrance Day. (Gazette file photo)

Royal Canadian Legion seeks poppy campaign volunteers

Langford Legion president targets $100,000 raised by poppies

  • Oct 24, 2018
Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 president, Norm Scott, said there is a need for poppy campaign volunteers this year, with the campaign starting on Oct. 26 and leading up to Remembrance Day. (Gazette file photo)
Tent city campers moved to Woodwynn Farms on the Saanich Peninsula Saturday and 10 members were arrested. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

Mayor David Screech says Camp Namegans has run its course

Break-in on private property in View Royal linked to homeless campers

  • Oct 23, 2018
Tent city campers moved to Woodwynn Farms on the Saanich Peninsula Saturday and 10 members were arrested. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
Juan de Fuca gold boys U16 team gets ready to play an exhibition game against in preparation for the Provincial B Cup 2018. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Juan de Fuca gold boys U16 head to provincials

The team is aiming for a podium finish amongst the province’s best

Juan de Fuca gold boys U16 team gets ready to play an exhibition game against in preparation for the Provincial B Cup 2018. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
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)
The oystercatcher, a driftwood animal created by artist Paul Lewis, was one of the four pieces stolen from where it sat at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy of Paul Lewis)

Esquimalt Lagoon driftwood art stolen, vandalized

Artist Paul Lewis has already repaired two of the pieces in Colwood

The oystercatcher, a driftwood animal created by artist Paul Lewis, was one of the four pieces stolen from where it sat at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy of Paul Lewis)