Kendra Wong

The West Shore RCMP is investigating after pellets were shot at the window of a B.C. Transit bus Wednesday morning. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Pellets shot at window of B.C. Transit bus

Bus was travelling near Craigflower and Admirals roads Wednesday morning when window was hit

The West Shore RCMP is investigating after pellets were shot at the window of a B.C. Transit bus Wednesday morning. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)
Westshore Rebels beef up roster

Westshore Rebels beef up roster

Team adds running back Khaliel James to ranks

Westshore Rebels beef up roster
Dozens of parents and children gathered outside Premier John Horgan’s MLA office in Langford, in support of six-year-old Sooke resident Landen Alexa on Monday. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Community rallies behind Sooke boy with rare condition

Dozens called on government to cover cost of drug for six-year-old Landen Alexa

Dozens of parents and children gathered outside Premier John Horgan’s MLA office in Langford, in support of six-year-old Sooke resident Landen Alexa on Monday. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The redevelopment of nearly 16 acres at Christie Point has been delayed.                                 (Gazette file photo)

Redevelopment of Christie Point delayed

Residents will not receive 12-month notice period in this calendar year

The redevelopment of nearly 16 acres at Christie Point has been delayed.                                 (Gazette file photo)
Players from Team Canada get one last practice in at Westhills Stadium in Langford on Thursday. The team will take on Brazil as part of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Men’s rugby team takes on Brazil on home turf

Game takes place at Westhills Stadium on Feb. 17

Players from Team Canada get one last practice in at Westhills Stadium in Langford on Thursday. The team will take on Brazil as part of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The alleged incident took place on Saturday, Jan 6 in the bushes in the area of West Shore Parkway and Landing Lane. (Google Map photo)

West Shore RCMP seek witnesses to indecent incident

Incident took place on Saturday, Jan. 6 in Langford

The alleged incident took place on Saturday, Jan 6 in the bushes in the area of West Shore Parkway and Landing Lane. (Google Map photo)
Metchosin hosting workshop on ways to regulate Airbnbs

Metchosin hosting workshop on ways to regulate Airbnbs

Public will have their voices heard on issue

Metchosin hosting workshop on ways to regulate Airbnbs
Where the wild things are: go behind the scenes at Wild ARC

Where the wild things are: go behind the scenes at Wild ARC

Nursing animals back to health a labour of love for Colwood volunteer

Where the wild things are: go behind the scenes at Wild ARC
The community is rallying behind the Patterson/Roberts family, who lost much of their possessions to a fire at their Malahat home on Christmas Day. (Contributed photo).

Community rallies behind Malahat family

A fire ripped through the Patterson’s home on Christmas

The community is rallying behind the Patterson/Roberts family, who lost much of their possessions to a fire at their Malahat home on Christmas Day. (Contributed photo).
Recycling collection to continue Wednesday

Recycling collection to continue Wednesday

Due to high volumes of recycling, some residents didn’t have items picked up on Tuesday

Recycling collection to continue Wednesday
According to the City of Colwood’s recently-released draft official community plan, the population is expected to grow to roughly 27,000 by 2038, with most of the density centred around Colwood Corners and the Seaside Village at Royal Bay.                                 (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Colwood braces for density in community plan

Colwood Corners, Seaside Village at Royal Bay expected to see most growth

According to the City of Colwood’s recently-released draft official community plan, the population is expected to grow to roughly 27,000 by 2038, with most of the density centred around Colwood Corners and the Seaside Village at Royal Bay.                                 (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
In 2017, the City of Langford improved its transportation corridors by completing the new West Shore Parkway connecting the Trans-Canada Highway to Sooke Road. In early 2018, the City will complete the remaining 3.5 kilometres of the Bear Mountain Parkway connecting the Leigh Road Interchange to the South Skirt and Bear Mountain communities. (Gazette file photo)

Looking ahead to 2018 with West Shore mayors

E&N Corridor, development, and increased connectivity among highlights

In 2017, the City of Langford improved its transportation corridors by completing the new West Shore Parkway connecting the Trans-Canada Highway to Sooke Road. In early 2018, the City will complete the remaining 3.5 kilometres of the Bear Mountain Parkway connecting the Leigh Road Interchange to the South Skirt and Bear Mountain communities. (Gazette file photo)
The Comox Valley Chief’s pee wee A team show off the gift cards they donated, along with video games, pre-made meals and baked goods, to families at Jeneece’s Place at Victoria General Hospital on Sunday. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Island team gives back to Jeneece Place

Team donated gift cards, pre-made meals and baked foods

The Comox Valley Chief’s pee wee A team show off the gift cards they donated, along with video games, pre-made meals and baked goods, to families at Jeneece’s Place at Victoria General Hospital on Sunday. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
West Shore residents who didn’t have their recycling picked up on Tuesday due to the snow will have to wait another two weeks. (iStock photo)

Recycling didn’t get picked up? You’ll have to wait another two weeks

Snow made many roads too dangerous for recycling trucks

West Shore residents who didn’t have their recycling picked up on Tuesday due to the snow will have to wait another two weeks. (iStock photo)
CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Santa Claus flew down from the North Pole to pay a special visit to children at Victoria General Hospital, including four-year-old Zander George and his seven-year-old sister, Avalon, on Thursday. Santa was originally supposed to arrive via Helijet earlier this week, but snow kept him grounded. But that didn’t stop him from returning a few days later to deliver teddy bears to the hospital’s littlest patients. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Santa makes special visit to VGH

Saint Nick brought teddy bears to the hospital’s littlest patients

CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Santa Claus flew down from the North Pole to pay a special visit to children at Victoria General Hospital, including four-year-old Zander George and his seven-year-old sister, Avalon, on Thursday. Santa was originally supposed to arrive via Helijet earlier this week, but snow kept him grounded. But that didn’t stop him from returning a few days later to deliver teddy bears to the hospital’s littlest patients. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
UPDATED: Missing Victoria area resident has been found

UPDATED: Missing Victoria area resident has been found

Erik Mclean was last seen Wednesday night at 7 p.m.

UPDATED: Missing Victoria area resident has been found
The Colwood Pub was torn down earlier this week. In September, the Onni Group announced it would gift the old building to any parties interested in taking ownership of it, but the new owner would be responsible for any costs related to its removal or transportation from the site. No one offered to move the building.                                 (Photo by Marria Gauley)

Old Colwood pub being torn down

Mayor says high cost associated with move likely deterred people from saving it

The Colwood Pub was torn down earlier this week. In September, the Onni Group announced it would gift the old building to any parties interested in taking ownership of it, but the new owner would be responsible for any costs related to its removal or transportation from the site. No one offered to move the building.                                 (Photo by Marria Gauley)
Kim Toombs, harm reduction counsellor with AIDS Vancouver Island, demonstrates how to use a face shield during a naloxone training session at the organization’s new health clinic on Jacklin Road in Langford. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Wide range of Greater Victoria residents taking on naloxone training

Counsellor has trained software developers, baristas, barbers and more

Kim Toombs, harm reduction counsellor with AIDS Vancouver Island, demonstrates how to use a face shield during a naloxone training session at the organization’s new health clinic on Jacklin Road in Langford. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Snow wreaks havoc in the West Shore

Snow wreaks havoc in the West Shore

West Shore RCMP encouraging people to stay home

Snow wreaks havoc in the West Shore
Two new schools coming to Sooke School District

Two new schools coming to Sooke School District

Province provides $23.3 million for land purchase in Langford

Two new schools coming to Sooke School District