Goldstream News Staff

District of Highlands municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
District of Highlands municipal hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
The District of Metchosin’s city hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: Metchosin candidates talk priorities

Two face off for Metchosin mayoral chair

The District of Metchosin’s city hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
View Royal town hall building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: View Royal candidates talk priorities

David Screech and Sid Tobias face off for mayor’s chair

View Royal town hall building. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Colwood city hall building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: Colwood hopefuls share their visions

Rob Martin and Doug Kobayashi face off in mayoral race

The Colwood city hall building. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pacific FC players will be wearing their alternate kit tonight, featuring a design by Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr. The match will follow a special Orange Shirt Day Ceremony, which starts at 6:45 p.m. at Starlight Stadium. (Lia Crowe photograph)

Pacific FC hosts Orange Shirt Day ceremony ahead of tonight’s match

The team will also be wearing kit designed by Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr.

Pacific FC players will be wearing their alternate kit tonight, featuring a design by Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr. The match will follow a special Orange Shirt Day Ceremony, which starts at 6:45 p.m. at Starlight Stadium. (Lia Crowe photograph)
Motorists are being reminded winter tires are mandatory for most highway travel in the province as of Oct. 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria motorists reminded winter tires mandatory on some highways starting Oct. 1

The tire requirements apply to travellers on the Malahat and Highway 14

Motorists are being reminded winter tires are mandatory for most highway travel in the province as of Oct. 1. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford city hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Meet Your Candidates: 14 candidates vying for 6 Langford councillor seats

Scott Goodmanson is challenging Stew Young for the mayor’s seat

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

UPDATE: Suspect comes forward in 14-year-old Langford hit and run in Langford

Student hit while waiting for the bus suffered minor injuries

The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Metchosin-based animal rehabilitation centre released nine deer fawns into the wild the last week of summer. (BC SPCA Wild ARC/Facebook)

VIDEO: 9 young deer fresh from rehab trot off into Island wilderness

BC SPCA Wild ARC cared for 13 sick, injured or orphaned fawns this summer

A Metchosin-based animal rehabilitation centre released nine deer fawns into the wild the last week of summer. (BC SPCA Wild ARC/Facebook)
A vehicle fell 200 to 300 feet off the Malahat near Split Rock on Sept. 25. (Google Maps)

Driver survives after vehicle plunges hundreds of feet from Malahat

Driver escapes crash with injuries now considered non-life-threatening

A vehicle fell 200 to 300 feet off the Malahat near Split Rock on Sept. 25. (Google Maps)
The West Shore RCMP detachment. (Black Press Media file photo)

Monday brings two early-morning break-ins in Langford

Police say suspect entered through garage in both incidents

The West Shore RCMP detachment. (Black Press Media file photo)
An aerial view of BC Transit’s new handyDART site at the corner of Burnside Road West and Watkiss Way. (Courtesy of BC Transit)

New handyDART centre in View Royal ‘salmon safe’

Stream that feeds Craigflower Creek runs through the property near Watkiss/Burnside Road West

An aerial view of BC Transit’s new handyDART site at the corner of Burnside Road West and Watkiss Way. (Courtesy of BC Transit)
The victor celebrates after winning a midway squirt gun race at the Luxton Fall Fair Friday (Sept. 23). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Luxton Fall Fair back with weekend of fun

The fair kicked off on Friday and runs until 6 p.m. Sunday

The victor celebrates after winning a midway squirt gun race at the Luxton Fall Fair Friday (Sept. 23). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Site plans for the purpose-built dementia care facility in Colwood’s Royal Bay neighbourhood. (Courtesy Capital Regional Hospital District)

CRD plans for Colwood dementia care facility clear another hurdle

More than $3 million approved in 2023 provisional budget

Site plans for the purpose-built dementia care facility in Colwood’s Royal Bay neighbourhood. (Courtesy Capital Regional Hospital District)
The Department of National Defence is conducting controlled burns at Rocky Point between Sept. 21 and mid-October. (Google Maps)

Department of National Defence conducting controlled burns in Metchosin

Residents warned smoke will be visible but fires will be under control

The Department of National Defence is conducting controlled burns at Rocky Point between Sept. 21 and mid-October. (Google Maps)
The southbound slow lane between Shawnigan Lake and Okotoks roads will be impacted from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sept. 21 through 23 (Courtesy of Emcon Services)

Malahat section to see overnight work starting Wednesday

Southbound slow lane between Shawnigan Lake and Okotoks roads will be impacted

The southbound slow lane between Shawnigan Lake and Okotoks roads will be impacted from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sept. 21 through 23 (Courtesy of Emcon Services)
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)
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