Kyle Wells

Victoria Grizzlies general manager and head coach Bill Bestwick has announced that Zach Urban is moving to the community from Penticton to fill the roll of team captain for the upcoming season.

Grizzlies name Zach Urban as new captain

Former national champion with Penticton Vee expects to lead by example

Victoria Grizzlies general manager and head coach Bill Bestwick has announced that Zach Urban is moving to the community from Penticton to fill the roll of team captain for the upcoming season.

Police seize items allegedly used for drug dealing in Colwood

Two people arrested with almost a pound of crack, a sizable quantity of meth and a 9mm Colt hand gun.

Senior scammed by bogus lottery issues warning

Donald Morrison, 70, came to West Shore RCMP within the past month telling them of the scam.

Check your statements, police advise recent patrons of Station House Pub

In early July, RCMP reported at least 53 credit cards had been compromised at the pub within the last few months

Langford construction company owner charged with sexual assault

West Shore RCMP say there is reason to believe there could be more victims

Kayla Brodrick

Colwood girl’s piano composition stands out among 24,000 entries

Kayla Brodrick, 8, wrote her piece early this year and said she came to it by playing around with a group of notes that appealed to her.

Kayla Brodrick
A fire on the 100 block of Kelly Road in Colwood gutted a truck and nearly burned down a building with two dogs trapped inside.

UPDATE: Colwood fire a close call for two lucky dogs

RCMP officer Scott Rothermel is being called a hero for breaking into a burning building and bringing out a dog.

A fire on the 100 block of Kelly Road in Colwood gutted a truck and nearly burned down a building with two dogs trapped inside.

Council weighs in as fire hall debate gets heated

Ultimately, council voted to have staff look at the proposal before bringing it back to the public for a referendum, likely in the fall.

Border collie sheep dog Sylvie approaches a flock of sheep as she works with her owner Martha McHardy in preparation for the Metchosin Sheep Dog Trials taking place this weekend (July 21 and 22).

Sheep dog trials take place in Metchosin this weekend

Event will feature some of the top skilled dogs and handlers from B.C. and Saskatchewan as well as Washington and Oregon in the U.S.

Border collie sheep dog Sylvie approaches a flock of sheep as she works with her owner Martha McHardy in preparation for the Metchosin Sheep Dog Trials taking place this weekend (July 21 and 22).

View Royal fire hall loan rejected by residents

View Royal's chair of protective services said that despite the AAP not coming out the way she had hoped, it served its purpose.

Gord Downie

Hip take the stage after storm scare

Crowd behaved well as wind and lightning stalled the show

Gord Downie

West Shore could get lumped with Cowichan Valley in new federal riding

Proposed new federal electoral boundaries could see a large portion of the West Shore combined with much of the Cowichan Valley

The Calgary Highlanders  will join the massed pipes and drums at the first Pacific Tattoo at Bear  Mountain arena.

Pacific Tattoo hosts inaugural event this weekend

For most people, a tattoo is either an attractive body decoration or a regrettable mistake.

The Calgary Highlanders  will join the massed pipes and drums at the first Pacific Tattoo at Bear  Mountain arena.

Colwood concerned over regional sewage payment scheme

Greater Victoria municipalities forced to guess on future usage needs

Toronto-based Quartetto Gelato will be playing July 21 at St. Andrew's Church as a part of the Sixth International Victoria Accordion Festival running from July 19 to 22.

Putting the squeeze on classical tunes

Accordion parade helps promote Sixth International Victoria Accordion Festival

Toronto-based Quartetto Gelato will be playing July 21 at St. Andrew's Church as a part of the Sixth International Victoria Accordion Festival running from July 19 to 22.
Workers get ready to being the two-story deep excavation will soon commence

Capital City Centre forges ahead

Metal shoring up in preparation for excavation at $1 billion Colwood development

Workers get ready to being the two-story deep excavation will soon commence
Jets Overhead are among the bands playing this Friday’s Rock the Shores event in Colwood. Lead singer Adam Kittredge

Local bands ready to ‘rock the shore’

Nothing beats an outdoor summer show say local acts opening Friday’s big concert at West Shore Parks and Recreation

Jets Overhead are among the bands playing this Friday’s Rock the Shores event in Colwood. Lead singer Adam Kittredge

Garrison: More work to be done to protect LGBT community’s rights

As Pride Week continues, MP Randall Garrison says visibility is key to acceptance

The Craigflower Watershed includes Craigflower Creek

Looking upstream to clean up the Gorge

Habitat Acquisition Trust works to clean up Craigflower Watershed by focusing on areas upstream from the actual waterway

The Craigflower Watershed includes Craigflower Creek
James Charles Allan Smith

Smith pleads guilty in Goldstream fuel truck crash

Case due back in court on August 28 for a pre-sentencing report.

James Charles Allan Smith