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The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police investigating multiple reports of women being flashed on West Shore trails

Indecent acts reported in Havenwood Park, Langford section of Galloping Goose and Metchosin

The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
HeroWork general manager and self-described “director of radical” Trevor Botkin shows the ropes to a few volunteers at the charity’s Cool Aid Society work site. HeroWork will be hosting a fundraiser walk in Colwood on Sept. 24 to support the project. (Black Press Media file photo)

HeroWork hosting ‘80s-themed fundraiser walk in Colwood Sept. 24

The charity aims to raise $25k for its Cool Aid Society renovation project

HeroWork general manager and self-described “director of radical” Trevor Botkin shows the ropes to a few volunteers at the charity’s Cool Aid Society work site. HeroWork will be hosting a fundraiser walk in Colwood on Sept. 24 to support the project. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Mayor Stew Young dunks Jeff King in the dunk tank, which was part of Pacific FC’s day of activities to raise money for Help Fill a Dream at Starlight Stadium on Sept. 18. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford-based Pacific FC raises money for Help Fill a Dream

The charity helps support families with kids with serious medical diagnoses

Langford Mayor Stew Young dunks Jeff King in the dunk tank, which was part of Pacific FC’s day of activities to raise money for Help Fill a Dream at Starlight Stadium on Sept. 18. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Wendy Gibbons of Alpha (white jersey) kicks the ball Thursday, Sept. 15, during the Greater Victoria 2022 55+ BC Games. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Soccer and lawn bowling bring 55+ BC Games to Colwood

West Shore venues filled with athletes

Wendy Gibbons of Alpha (white jersey) kicks the ball Thursday, Sept. 15, during the Greater Victoria 2022 55+ BC Games. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Colwood’s all-candidates meeting is on Oct. 7 at Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave., at 7 p.m. (Google Maps photo)

West Shore churches hosting listening circles for municipal candidates

Events for Langford, Colwood, Metchosin candidates

Colwood’s all-candidates meeting is on Oct. 7 at Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave., at 7 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
The CRD Integrated Road Safety Unit issued 80 traffic tickets and impounded two vehicles on Sept. 2 after being tipped off to a large gathering of cars and motorcycles. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police issue 80 tickets, seize two vehicles after West Shore street racing tip

CRD Integrated Road Safety Unit working in the area when they received a tip about a car gathering

The CRD Integrated Road Safety Unit issued 80 traffic tickets and impounded two vehicles on Sept. 2 after being tipped off to a large gathering of cars and motorcycles. (Black Press Media file photo)
100 Women Who Care West Shore is meeting at a new location at the Royal Colwood Golf Club Sept. 15 to choose the next charity to support. Pictured is the last meeting, where the group raised $4,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria. (Courtesy 100 Women Who Care West Shore/Facebook)

100 Women Who Care West Shore hosting next meeting in Colwood Sept. 15

The group will meet to select the next charity to support with donations from members

100 Women Who Care West Shore is meeting at a new location at the Royal Colwood Golf Club Sept. 15 to choose the next charity to support. Pictured is the last meeting, where the group raised $4,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria. (Courtesy 100 Women Who Care West Shore/Facebook)
Cases of Girl Guide cookies were loaded into cars by the pallet load in some cases Saturday (Sept. 10) as the fall cookie sale gets underway with the return of ever-popular chocolate mint cookies. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Girl Guide cookies heading out for sale in Greater Victoria

This year sees the return of popular mint cookie

Cases of Girl Guide cookies were loaded into cars by the pallet load in some cases Saturday (Sept. 10) as the fall cookie sale gets underway with the return of ever-popular chocolate mint cookies. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford city hall on Goldstream Avenue, shot in February 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford looking at how other municipalities let the dust settle

Council asked staff to research how other municipalities approach dust control bylaw

Langford city hall on Goldstream Avenue, shot in February 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The Frontier Twirlers Square Dance Club in Colwood is hosting an open house Sept. 17 at the Colwood Community Hall. Linda and Wayne Townsend show off the club’s banner in this 2019 photo. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood square dance club hosting open house Sept. 17

All are welcome to join the Frontier Twirlers Square Dance Club at the Colwood Community Hall

The Frontier Twirlers Square Dance Club in Colwood is hosting an open house Sept. 17 at the Colwood Community Hall. Linda and Wayne Townsend show off the club’s banner in this 2019 photo. (Black Press Media file photo)
The congestion at the Metchosin Road/Latoria Boulevard intersection during school drop-off on Sept. 7. (Black Press Media photo)
The congestion at the Metchosin Road/Latoria Boulevard intersection during school drop-off on Sept. 7. (Black Press Media photo)
The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Firewood scam scorching West Shore victims

Police investigating at least two reports of Facebook firewood fraud scam

The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding Christopher Fisher after the 47-year-old was last seen and reported missing on Sept. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: 47 year-old man reported missing on Sept. 6 found safe

West Shore RCMP thanked the public for spreading the missing person notice

West Shore RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding Christopher Fisher after the 47-year-old was last seen and reported missing on Sept. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are looking for a suspect in relation to a sexual assault at View Royal Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect sought after teenager sexually assaulted in View Royal Park

West Shore RCMP looking for anyone in the area who may have been a witness

Police are looking for a suspect in relation to a sexual assault at View Royal Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP are seeking help identifying these two suspects after $16,000 worth of electronics were stolen from a Colwood London Drugs location. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP looking to identify suspects after $16K in electronics stolen

The theft is believed to have occurred on Aug. 26

West Shore RCMP are seeking help identifying these two suspects after $16,000 worth of electronics were stolen from a Colwood London Drugs location. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP detachment vehicles. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP investigating white panel van incident in Metchosin

Police looking for more information after three women approached on the side of the road

West Shore RCMP detachment vehicles. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rain delays left some drivers waiting, with the organizers electing to move some of the events to Monday. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Rain delays reschedule races at Westshore Motorsports

Some events from Sunday were rescheduled to Monday (Sept. 5.)

Rain delays left some drivers waiting, with the organizers electing to move some of the events to Monday. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
A man was charged after a bathroom was vandalized in a Langford park Thursday (Sept. 1). (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford park vandalism leads to arrests, charge

Police discovered two names burned into a public toilet seat

A man was charged after a bathroom was vandalized in a Langford park Thursday (Sept. 1). (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Colwood City Hall building is seen March 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Municipal election nomination period starts Aug. 30

Candidates can be nominated until Sept. 9 at 4 p.m.

The City of Colwood City Hall building is seen March 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
West Coast Animal Veterinary Emergency Specialty Hospital (WAVES) has announced it will be pausing its emergency services as of Sept. 1 due to staffing shortages. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Langford vet clinic closing ER services due to staff shortages

WAVES will only be offering specialty care as of Sept. 1

West Coast Animal Veterinary Emergency Specialty Hospital (WAVES) has announced it will be pausing its emergency services as of Sept. 1 due to staffing shortages. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
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