Kyle Wells

Ground Zero Printmakers’ Creative Director Victoria Edgarr  watches (back) as artist Gail Lamarche pulls a print (entitled Botanical Lesson at St. Annes) from a press at the Ground Zero workshop.

Printmakers capture layers of area history

Prints recount historic sites in Greater Victoria as the city turns 150

Ground Zero Printmakers’ Creative Director Victoria Edgarr  watches (back) as artist Gail Lamarche pulls a print (entitled Botanical Lesson at St. Annes) from a press at the Ground Zero workshop.

Firehall ‘misinformation’ sheet concerns View Royal councillor

View Royal Coun. David Screech is speaking out against an anonymous information sheet being distributed to residents

Bridge to nowhere going somewhere this summer

Spring 2013 slated for opening of Langford's Leigh Road Interchange

VGH development moving ahead

Plan for 10,000 sq-ft commercial and office space, and 138 apartments next to Victoria General Hospital had been on hold since 2007.

Former Colwood youth pastor Ira Parmenter is being charged with sexual expolitation for an alleged 16-month long relationship with a 16-year-old girl in 2007 and 2008.

Youth pastor’s court date adjourned until fall

Ira Parmenter, a youth pastor with the Colwood Pentecostal Church between 2003 and 2009, is charged with sexual exploitation

Former Colwood youth pastor Ira Parmenter is being charged with sexual expolitation for an alleged 16-month long relationship with a 16-year-old girl in 2007 and 2008.
Prospective owner Ron Walchuk

Former Clippers coach on board for Victoria franchise

Victoria Grizzlies get new owner, and hire former Nanaimo Clippers boss Bill Bestwick as coach and general manager

Prospective owner Ron Walchuk

Mounties get their man, eventually

A youth who posted a rap video on YouTube threatening police officers was finally arrested by West Shore RCMP

West Shore RCMP get their man after game of cat and mouse ends in arrest

Man posted video about the RCMP's Regional Crime Unit, threatening in a rap song to torture and decapitate officers.

Gas war makes for busy Langford weekend

A gas price war in Langford led to lineups of cars spilling out onto the street and prices as low as 102.9 cents per litre.

Colwood man uses IP address to help recover stolen laptop

West Shore RCMP obtain search warrant after tracing IP address to Bellamy Road home

Rotary hosts Art and Wine Festival at Fort Rodd Hill Saturday.

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., about 35 artists will display variety of works at Fort Rodd Hill, accompanied by a wine garden

Belle Leon holds an ornamental plate she created. The artist is among seven West Shore potters taking part in Clay Connects on June 16.

West Shore potters featured in Fairfield exhibition

With muddy clay splashing about and her hands caked in the stuff, Belle Leon is drawn to the hands-on nature of pottery.

Belle Leon holds an ornamental plate she created. The artist is among seven West Shore potters taking part in Clay Connects on June 16.
Terri Rodstrom is one of five women who run Colwood's Coast Collective which houses a gallery

Artists supporting artists at Coast Collective

Coast Collective is bursting at the seams with inspiration

Terri Rodstrom is one of five women who run Colwood's Coast Collective which houses a gallery
Kenichi Weng

Register now for camping 101 course by Parks Canada

Federal agency holding its National Urban Learn-to Camp Event at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site from June 16 to June 17

Kenichi Weng
The province

Public input sought for Cole Island preservation

Colwood and View Royal working to save unique national historic site

The province
Kyle Wells

Western Speedway up and running

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Food Fest serves it up Sunday at Fort Rodd Hill

Tickets available at Cook Culture at the Atrium, Charelli’s Cheese Shop and Delicatessen, Westshore Chamber of Commerce or The Whole Beast.

View Royal councillor John Rogers spearheaded the town’s effort to put money towards preserving a historic lime kiln that speaks to the industrial roots of the area.

View Royal earmarks cash to preserve historic lime kiln

Standing just under seven metres tall, with a base four metres wide, View Royal’s historic lime kiln is a massive structure.

View Royal councillor John Rogers spearheaded the town’s effort to put money towards preserving a historic lime kiln that speaks to the industrial roots of the area.
Jazz trio Myriad is coming to Colwood's Church of the Advent to bring their unique

Myriad coming to play Jazz Vesper in Colwood

Collaborative group hopes to hone their sound while on the road

Jazz trio Myriad is coming to Colwood's Church of the Advent to bring their unique

West Shore man who pimped teen girl gets three years

Stephen Anthony Charlie, 23, pleaded guilty to charges of prostituting a 15-year-old Langford girl between October 2010 and July 2011.