Goldstream News Staff

The N patch on a West Shore RCMP vest marks the pocket where naloxone is kept by officers. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Man suffering from overdose saved in Langford

A 53-year-old man was found unresponsive around 3 a.m. on July 4

The N patch on a West Shore RCMP vest marks the pocket where naloxone is kept by officers. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP hopes someone will claim the cash found in Langford and turned in by a Good Samaritan. (Black Press Media file photo)

Good Samaritan turns in cash found on Langford street

West Shore RCMP seeks person who lost a large sum of money in the last month

West Shore RCMP hopes someone will claim the cash found in Langford and turned in by a Good Samaritan. (Black Press Media file photo)
Six members of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team sustained gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery at the Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street in Saanich on June 28. The two suspects died at the scene. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

More than $140,000 raised for officers affected by Saanich bank shooting

Greater Victoria police officers facing life-altering injuries after deadly shootout

Six members of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team sustained gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery at the Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street in Saanich on June 28. The two suspects died at the scene. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Canada’s Senior Men’s 15s team coach Kingsley Jones looks on during the team’s warm-up prior to the first match of the Rugby World Cup 2023 Qualification Pathway against the US Eagles, at the Swilers Rugby Club in St. John’s, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

Canada men’s 15s beats Belgium 45-0 in Halifax

First of two tests against European competition this month

Canada’s Senior Men’s 15s team coach Kingsley Jones looks on during the team’s warm-up prior to the first match of the Rugby World Cup 2023 Qualification Pathway against the US Eagles, at the Swilers Rugby Club in St. John’s, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly
A racer descends a steep slope Saturday (July 2) during the Live Like Jordie Enduro at Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford. The race, part of the Island Cup Enduro Series, was one of the events at the two-day-long Langford BikeFest. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Live Like Jordie Enduro takes over Langford MTB park

Saturday’s racing is part of Langford BikeFest, which continues Sunday

A racer descends a steep slope Saturday (July 2) during the Live Like Jordie Enduro at Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford. The race, part of the Island Cup Enduro Series, was one of the events at the two-day-long Langford BikeFest. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Multiple people were injured during an exchange of gunfire at Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street near Pear Street. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (June 28). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Online fundraiser started for police injured in Saanich shooting

More than $30,000 raised so far, goal set at $50,000

Multiple people were injured during an exchange of gunfire at Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street near Pear Street. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (June 28). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Dr. Robert O’Connor, a family doctor with Me’Chosen Medical presented to Metchosin council on June 27, suggesting several ways a rural municipality can attract family doctors. (Black Press Media file photo)

Metchosin looking for options to help tackle doctor shortage crisis

Local doctor suggests welcome service, scholarships and letter calling on UBCM to lobby province

Dr. Robert O’Connor, a family doctor with Me’Chosen Medical presented to Metchosin council on June 27, suggesting several ways a rural municipality can attract family doctors. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sooke School District superintendent Scott Stinson (from left), Beecher Bay First Nation Chief Russ Chipps, Songhees First Nation elder Butch Dick, and SD62 trustee Ravi Parmar, broke ground on two new Langford schools in November 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

SD62 capital plan includes seismic upgrades for Port Renfrew, 3 new West Shore schools

Upgrades will cut down on 3-hour bus rides for Port Renfrew students

Sooke School District superintendent Scott Stinson (from left), Beecher Bay First Nation Chief Russ Chipps, Songhees First Nation elder Butch Dick, and SD62 trustee Ravi Parmar, broke ground on two new Langford schools in November 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic will be single-lane alternating overnight on Sooke Road at the Metchosin Road intersection and along Metchosin Road to Trout Lane. (Courtesy of City of Colwood)

Overnight work on Sooke Road intersection may cause delays in Colwood

Work happening at Sooke and Metchosin intersection between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Traffic will be single-lane alternating overnight on Sooke Road at the Metchosin Road intersection and along Metchosin Road to Trout Lane. (Courtesy of City of Colwood)
The City of Colwood has started construction on a new double roundabout at the intersection of Latoria Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway. Work is expected to be complete by fall 2023. (Courtesy City of Colwood)

Colwood begins construction on new double roundabout

Construction at Latoria Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway to finish by fall 2023

The City of Colwood has started construction on a new double roundabout at the intersection of Latoria Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway. Work is expected to be complete by fall 2023. (Courtesy City of Colwood)
West Shore RCMP is seeking footage of a June 28 motorcycle crash where a witness said a blue SUV was involved. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP seeks video of motorcycle crash on Sooke Road

Police looking for drivers who stopped at the scene

West Shore RCMP is seeking footage of a June 28 motorcycle crash where a witness said a blue SUV was involved. (Black Press Media file photo)
Motorists are being advised emergency repairs have closed a lane at the intersection of Island Highway and Atkins Road accessing Integra Tire. The closure is expected to be in place until June 30. (Courtesy Town of View Royal)

Island Highway access lane closed in View Royal for emergency repairs

The repairs are expected to be complete by June 30

Motorists are being advised emergency repairs have closed a lane at the intersection of Island Highway and Atkins Road accessing Integra Tire. The closure is expected to be in place until June 30. (Courtesy Town of View Royal)
Wildfire smoke was lingering over the West Shore Monday evening. With no active fires close by in Canada, the source was likely south of the border. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources wildfire map)

Langford fire crews search for source of smoke

Smoke but no fire on the West Shore

Wildfire smoke was lingering over the West Shore Monday evening. With no active fires close by in Canada, the source was likely south of the border. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources wildfire map)
Langford Mayor Stew Young plays auctioneer following the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament at Bear Mountain Golf Club on June 23. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young plays auctioneer following the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament at Bear Mountain Golf Club on June 23. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
The District of Highlands is seeking public input on the draft South Highlands Local Area Plan between now and July 10. (Black Press Media file photo)

Highlands seeks public input on draft local area plan

Residents can provide feedback on the South Highlands Local Area Plan until July 10

The District of Highlands is seeking public input on the draft South Highlands Local Area Plan between now and July 10. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Brookes Westshore 2022 graduating class. (Brookes Westshore/Facebook)

10 scholarships coming for Ukrainian students to finish high school in Colwood

Brookes Westshore hopes to have students enrolled for September

The Brookes Westshore 2022 graduating class. (Brookes Westshore/Facebook)
Canada Day festivities return to Saanich with the Gorge Canada Day Picnic. (Black Press Media file photo)

What’s happening in Greater Victoria on Canada Day?

Events return in Saanich and Sooke while making a debut in Langford

Canada Day festivities return to Saanich with the Gorge Canada Day Picnic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Flowers bloom in a garden bed outside Government House. The residence is noted for the gardens on its grounds. (Black Press Media file photo)

Government House gardens recognized in national list

Listed as one of the 100 Garden Moments in Canada as part of celebrations for the Year of the Garden

Flowers bloom in a garden bed outside Government House. The residence is noted for the gardens on its grounds. (Black Press Media file photo)
Colwood council has deferred a decision on whether to begin the implementation process for a proposed volunteer program until after the municipal election this fall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood volunteer program creation on pause until election

Council voted to defer a decision to begin the initial implementation steps to the new council

Colwood council has deferred a decision on whether to begin the implementation process for a proposed volunteer program until after the municipal election this fall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Vancouver indie rockers Said the Whale are set to headline Colwood’s Eats and Beats Beach Party on July 30. (Courtesy of Said the Whale/Facebook)

Said the Whale to headline Colwood’s Eats and Beats Beach Party

The event, set for July 30, brings thousands to the Esquimalt Lagoon each year

Vancouver indie rockers Said the Whale are set to headline Colwood’s Eats and Beats Beach Party on July 30. (Courtesy of Said the Whale/Facebook)
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