City of Langford

Langford city hall on Goldstream Avenue, in February 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford might be in legal gray area after tree protection bylaw approved quickly

City council set to re-vote on bylaw at meeting on Jan. 16 to avoid potential legal challenge

 

Terris Smith says she’s in fine form with a number of fights under her belt as she heads into the national championships next month. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Greater Victoria boxers headed to nationals, perhaps beyond

Victoria’s Terris Smith and Langford’s Braydon Blazina are eyeing a spot on Canada’s national team

 

Westshore Boxing Gym has taken over the space BC Boxing previously used in Eagle Ridge Community Centre, with plans for a new gym in the future. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford gym steps into BC Boxing’s old space

Westshore Boxing Gym also has plans for a new facility further down the line

 

Langford Mayor Scott Goodmanson speaks outside Langford City Hall on Jan. 6. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

BC Lions could play in Langford down the line

Similar one-off games have been held in Halifax last year

Langford Mayor Scott Goodmanson speaks outside Langford City Hall on Jan. 6. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A tree that’s been stripped at a site on Brock Avenue in Langford on Dec. 14. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford resident says tough new tree bylaw will cause ‘hardship’, others praise it

A number of residents spoke in favour, though some worried about arborist costs among other factors

A tree that’s been stripped at a site on Brock Avenue in Langford on Dec. 14. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit spent months investigating the string of thefts. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore police stop $200K equipment crime spree

Tools stolen from construction sites and businesses in the West Shore between Sept. and Nov.

West Shore RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit spent months investigating the string of thefts. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Langford Fire Chief Chris Aubrey said strong winds combined with branches weighed down with snow may mean power outages are coming this week. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford man injured by falling snowy branch in ‘unusual’ event

Fire Chief Chris Aubrey warned there’s a risk of power outages with strong winds forecasted

Langford Fire Chief Chris Aubrey said strong winds combined with branches weighed down with snow may mean power outages are coming this week. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Trees that have been limed at the “pagoda house” on Goldstream Avenue in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford council voting on ‘restrictive’ tree bylaw at special meeting Wednesday

Comes after the bylaw was a late addition to Monday’s special council meeting agenda

Trees that have been limed at the “pagoda house” on Goldstream Avenue in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A tree that’s been stripped at a site on Brock Avenue in Langford on Dec. 14. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford adds ‘very restrictive’ tree bylaw to council agenda at last minute

Tree protection bylaw would see $1,000 fines for those who break rules, passes third reading

A tree that’s been stripped at a site on Brock Avenue in Langford on Dec. 14. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Scott Goodmanson. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford’s new council looks to the future

Three council members outline their hopes, visions for Langford’s future

Langford Mayor Scott Goodmanson. (Black Press Media file photo)
Starlight Stadium has been the home of Pacific FC since 2018, and has been the site of some pretty important moments for the team, like this Aug. 26, 2021 match where they took down the Vancouver Whitecaps. (Courtesy of Pacific FC)

Langford: A city for sports and recreation

Langford has built itself as a sporting capital, with national and local teams calling it home

Starlight Stadium has been the home of Pacific FC since 2018, and has been the site of some pretty important moments for the team, like this Aug. 26, 2021 match where they took down the Vancouver Whitecaps. (Courtesy of Pacific FC)
Sometime in the 1970s, what’s now known as Langford Fire Rescue responded to a large blaze at a Shell gas station, seen here. Current Fire Chief Chris Aubrey said the department’s job has evolved constantly over the 75 years it has been serving the community, always keeping up with the needs of the community. (Courtesy of Langford Fire Rescue)

Langford Fire Rescue: 75 years of keeping the community safe

Fire service predates city, but has always been closely tied to it, grew closer after incorporation

Sometime in the 1970s, what’s now known as Langford Fire Rescue responded to a large blaze at a Shell gas station, seen here. Current Fire Chief Chris Aubrey said the department’s job has evolved constantly over the 75 years it has been serving the community, always keeping up with the needs of the community. (Courtesy of Langford Fire Rescue)
The Langford fire hall in 1997. (Courtesy Langford Fire Rescue)
The Langford fire hall in 1997. (Courtesy Langford Fire Rescue)
The giant sequoia tree at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway was lit up for the holidays Saturday (Dec. 3) during the first Langford Light Up event since 2019. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Langford lights up for first time since 2019

The annual Langford Light Up event saw hundreds visit a festively decorated Veterans Memorial Park

The giant sequoia tree at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway was lit up for the holidays Saturday (Dec. 3) during the first Langford Light Up event since 2019. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The BC Hydro pole looms above the north side of Starlight Stadium during a rugby match between the Toronto Arrows and the LA Giltinis at Langford’s Starlight Stadium in February 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Work to move Langford’s Starlight Stadium hydro pole begins

Paul Beirne, managing director of Pacific FC, said the move gives the club an exciting opportunity

The BC Hydro pole looms above the north side of Starlight Stadium during a rugby match between the Toronto Arrows and the LA Giltinis at Langford’s Starlight Stadium in February 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The new Langford council’s first meeting was held at Belmont Secondary School rather than City Hall on Nov. 7. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)

Langford removing COVID-19 capacity restrictions on council meetings

45 members of the public will be able to attend starting Nov. 21

The new Langford council’s first meeting was held at Belmont Secondary School rather than City Hall on Nov. 7. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
Langford Fire Rescue members shovel pumpkin remains Saturday (Nov. 5) during the department’s annual Pumpkin Smash fundraiser in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada and the B.C. Professional Firefighters Burn Fund. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Pumpkins fly for charity at Langford Pumpkin Smash

Muscular Dystrophy Canada, B.C. Professional Firefighters Burn Fund to receive donations

Langford Fire Rescue members shovel pumpkin remains Saturday (Nov. 5) during the department’s annual Pumpkin Smash fundraiser in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada and the B.C. Professional Firefighters Burn Fund. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Attendees at the Langford Fall Food Truck Festival react as a giant Jenga tower comes crashing down Saturday. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Food trucks take over Langford’s Station Avenue in first-ever festival

The Langford Fall Food Truck Festival continues 11 a.m. to 3 p.m on Sunday.

Attendees at the Langford Fall Food Truck Festival react as a giant Jenga tower comes crashing down Saturday. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 president Norm Scott presents Langford Mayor Stew Young with the ceremonial first poppy at the Langford Cenotaph Friday (Oct. 28) officially launching this year’s poppy campaign. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Poppy campaign kicks off on the West Shore

Langford Mayor Stew Young given ceremonial first poppy

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 president Norm Scott presents Langford Mayor Stew Young with the ceremonial first poppy at the Langford Cenotaph Friday (Oct. 28) officially launching this year’s poppy campaign. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford is hosting its first-ever Fall Food Truck Festival this weekend at the Langford Station Arts and Culture District. (Black Press Media file photo)

Food trucks take over Langford this weekend

The first-ever fall food truck fest will be at Langford Station Arts and Culture District

Langford is hosting its first-ever Fall Food Truck Festival this weekend at the Langford Station Arts and Culture District. (Black Press Media file photo)
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