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Target shooting at the Esquimalt Lagoon lands Colwood pair a ticket for open liquor
Target shooting at the Esquimalt Lagoon lands Colwood pair a ticket for open liquor
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Off-leash dog killed at Esquimalt Lagoon

Mixed-breed bulldog will be put down

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Additional buses added for Rock the Shores

Additional buses added for Rock the Shores

Colwood Transit Exchange closed at night, passengers directed to Island Highway instead

Additional buses added for Rock the Shores
The oystercatcher, a driftwood animal created by artist Paul Lewis, was one of the four pieces stolen from where it sat at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy of Paul Lewis)

Esquimalt Lagoon driftwood art stolen, vandalized

Artist Paul Lewis has already repaired two of the pieces in Colwood

The oystercatcher, a driftwood animal created by artist Paul Lewis, was one of the four pieces stolen from where it sat at Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy of Paul Lewis)
National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds

Premier John Horgan joins ceremony at Royal Roads University

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations draw hundreds
Woman stabbed multiple times during argument in Colwood

Woman stabbed multiple times during argument in Colwood

One woman arrested for aggravated assault following early morning fight

Woman stabbed multiple times during argument in Colwood
Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Songhees Nation, Royal Roads plan for future of Colwood site

Framework agreement outlines objectives for DND site if ownership is passed to Songhees Nation

Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood

Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood

The driver was transported to hospital, and the extent of his injuries are unknown

Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood
Rock the Shores transforms the lower fields of the West Shore Parks and Recreation site into a three-day intimate rock concert. (Gazette file photo)
Rock the Shores transforms the lower fields of the West Shore Parks and Recreation site into a three-day intimate rock concert. (Gazette file photo)
Crowds of Greater Victoria residents gathered on top of Mt. Tolmie early Tuesday morning after a tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas of B.C. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

WATCH: Greater Victoria residents gather at higher ground during tsunami warning

Ocean Boulevard and the Esquimalt Lagoon reopened shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday

Crowds of Greater Victoria residents gathered on top of Mt. Tolmie early Tuesday morning after a tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas of B.C. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
The Priory, a palliataive care facility on Goldstream Avenue, has 140 beds. Well-known philanthropist Dave Saunders is spearheading an initiatve to bring another palliative care facility to the West Shore.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

Support growing for palliative care facility on the West Shore

Dave Saunders says facilities ‘bursting at the seams’

The Priory, a palliataive care facility on Goldstream Avenue, has 140 beds. Well-known philanthropist Dave Saunders is spearheading an initiatve to bring another palliative care facility to the West Shore.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
Parvovirus has been reported on the Westshore and dog owners are encouraged to vaccinate their pets. (photo: freepexels.com)

Colwood puppy dies of parvovirus

Vaccination is only way to avoid the virus’ effects says vet

Parvovirus has been reported on the Westshore and dog owners are encouraged to vaccinate their pets. (photo: freepexels.com)
Galaxy Motors general manager David King, Living Edge pastor Neil van Heerden, Vivian Chenard, manager of community relations for Thrifty Foods, and Ray Gudmundson, manager of the Thrifty Foods Colwood location, with the van they donated to Living Edge, with decal work provided for free by Speedpro Signs. <em>(Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)</em>

Local businesses help by replace aging wheels

Collaborative effort assists with charitable deliveries

  • Nov 22, 2017
Galaxy Motors general manager David King, Living Edge pastor Neil van Heerden, Vivian Chenard, manager of community relations for Thrifty Foods, and Ray Gudmundson, manager of the Thrifty Foods Colwood location, with the van they donated to Living Edge, with decal work provided for free by Speedpro Signs. <em>(Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)</em>
Alexandra Strickland (left) and Jason Heit, with Katie Nelson (centre), manager of operations with the Parkinson Wellness Project, at Club Phoenix on Langford Parkway. The gym will be home to a new boxing program that helps people with Parkinson’s disease starting next week. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Parkinson’s boxing program expands to West Shore

Rock Steady Boxing program helps participants with balance, agility and memory

Alexandra Strickland (left) and Jason Heit, with Katie Nelson (centre), manager of operations with the Parkinson Wellness Project, at Club Phoenix on Langford Parkway. The gym will be home to a new boxing program that helps people with Parkinson’s disease starting next week. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Volunteers helped stuff 187 backpacks with clothing, toiletries and food, which were then distributed to the less vulnerable in downtown Victoria last year ,as part of the annual Christmas Backpack Project. (Contributed photo)

Christmas Backpack Project seeks donations in Colwood

The backpacks will be distributed to the less fortunate around Christmas

Volunteers helped stuff 187 backpacks with clothing, toiletries and food, which were then distributed to the less vulnerable in downtown Victoria last year ,as part of the annual Christmas Backpack Project. (Contributed photo)
Royal Roads University master of arts in leadership-health students engage in a systems thinking activity during their two-week residency this month. (Photo contributed)

Royal Roads University acknowledged as change makers

International network welcomes Colwood university into the fold

  • Nov 12, 2017
Royal Roads University master of arts in leadership-health students engage in a systems thinking activity during their two-week residency this month. (Photo contributed)
Colwood author teaches kids to deal with anger

Colwood author teaches kids to deal with anger

Trudy Spiller hopes book will bring families closer together

Colwood author teaches kids to deal with anger
Local municipal reps sat down with provincial players to talk about priority bus lanes on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)

Key players talk bus lanes to help with Colwood Crawl

Local municipal reps pushing for Trans-Canada Highway fix

  • Nov 7, 2017
Local municipal reps sat down with provincial players to talk about priority bus lanes on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)
tHUNder Duo master percussionist Kornel Horvath (right) and rising-star drummer Gabor Dornyei will be performing at Belmont Secondary School on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. (Contributed photo)

World class drummers coming to the West Shore

tHUNder Duo will be performing this Saturday

tHUNder Duo master percussionist Kornel Horvath (right) and rising-star drummer Gabor Dornyei will be performing at Belmont Secondary School on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. (Contributed photo)
Colwood Fire Rescue responded to the 300-block of Goldstream Avenue Sunday night after a toddler got his head stuck in a candle holder. (Gazette file photo)

West Shore toddler gets head stuck in candle holder

Crews were able to safely remove the three-foot-long holder

Colwood Fire Rescue responded to the 300-block of Goldstream Avenue Sunday night after a toddler got his head stuck in a candle holder. (Gazette file photo)
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