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A runaway dog bit a CRD animal control officer during capture at Esquimalt Lagoon on Wednesday, June 17. (Photo courtesy of CRD Animal Control)

Runaway dog bites CRD animal control officer at Esquimalt Lagoon

Dog located in an area requiring leashes Wednesday morning

A runaway dog bit a CRD animal control officer during capture at Esquimalt Lagoon on Wednesday, June 17. (Photo courtesy of CRD Animal Control)
Deitre and Paphada Gerhard, owners of the Birds of a Feather Victoria Ocean Lagoon B&B, are offering free stays to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Birds of a Feather Victoria Ocean Lagoon B&B)
Deitre and Paphada Gerhard, owners of the Birds of a Feather Victoria Ocean Lagoon B&B, are offering free stays to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Birds of a Feather Victoria Ocean Lagoon B&B)
Colwood city staff are now being directed from priority infrastructure to picking up litter. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)

Colwood looks at reopening garbage cans as litter, dog poop pile up in parks

City staff are now being redirected from priority infrastructure to picking up litter

Colwood city staff are now being directed from priority infrastructure to picking up litter. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre in Colwood will close their doors effective by end of day Tuesday, in response to COVID-19 fears. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre in Colwood will close their doors effective by end of day Tuesday, in response to COVID-19 fears. (Black Press Media file photo)
Philip Steenkamp, president of Royal Roads University, is passionate about what the 25th anniversary of West Shore’s only post-secondary institute will bring to the community. A new 400-seat auditorium is expected in the fall, a speaker series is being launched on March 19 and the prospects of a shared campus in Langford is coming down the pipeline. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

New 400-seat auditorium coming to Royal Roads University

President shares what to expect for 25th anniversary celebration

Philip Steenkamp, president of Royal Roads University, is passionate about what the 25th anniversary of West Shore’s only post-secondary institute will bring to the community. A new 400-seat auditorium is expected in the fall, a speaker series is being launched on March 19 and the prospects of a shared campus in Langford is coming down the pipeline. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Tree removal may impact traffic in Colwood Tuesday and Wednesday

Tree removal may impact traffic in Colwood Tuesday and Wednesday

Crews near intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Latoria Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tree removal may impact traffic in Colwood Tuesday and Wednesday
PhenomaCon attendees Mason Mcleod (left), Dayna Lynn Inouye, and Peter Bosman as ODST from Halo 3, Chun Lee from Street Fighter 2, and Spiderman 2099, respectively. (Courtesy of Dave Nemeth)
PhenomaCon attendees Mason Mcleod (left), Dayna Lynn Inouye, and Peter Bosman as ODST from Halo 3, Chun Lee from Street Fighter 2, and Spiderman 2099, respectively. (Courtesy of Dave Nemeth)
Colwood artists bring nature to the streets of the city

Colwood artists bring nature to the streets of the city

A pair of artists bring nature to the streets of Colwood with…

Colwood artists bring nature to the streets of the city
Colwood City Hall (Black Press file photo)

Colwood wins award for Sustainable Infrastructure Replacement Plan

Plan wins Award of Excellence in Government Finance

Colwood City Hall (Black Press file photo)
Colwood’s Shawn Kosmuk Restores 1969 Ford Mustang

Colwood’s Shawn Kosmuk Restores 1969 Ford Mustang

Classic car celebrates 50 years with a new look

  • Feb 11, 2019
Colwood’s Shawn Kosmuk Restores 1969 Ford Mustang
Cat On The Prowl, 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Turns Heads

Cat On The Prowl, 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Turns Heads

Jody Dick’s groovy classic car is a rebuilt ride

  • Jan 28, 2019
Cat On The Prowl, 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Turns Heads
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven

Realtor David Moisik finds West Shore roads perfect for cruising

  • Jan 24, 2019
1961 Jaguar Roadster is Classic Car Heaven
Cynthia and Tim Day with their dog in front of the rock wall. (Shalu Mehta/News staff)

Colwood Coun. Cynthia Day arrested over ongoing dispute with city

Day arrested Wednesday protesting rock wall removal

Cynthia and Tim Day with their dog in front of the rock wall. (Shalu Mehta/News staff)
A funding announcement for Indigenous housing across B.C. was made Saturday at Katzie First Nation reserve in Pitt Meadows. (Contributed)

More housing for Indigenous peoples coming to Langford, Colwood

M’akola Housing Society, Vancouver Aboriginal Land Trust to receive capital funding

  • Nov 26, 2018
A funding announcement for Indigenous housing across B.C. was made Saturday at Katzie First Nation reserve in Pitt Meadows. (Contributed)
Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend

Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend

Festival takes place in the new Royal Bay development

  • Oct 24, 2018
Colwood hosts its inaugural Pumpkin Fest this weekend
Community members volunteer with the Greater Victoria Green Team to remove invasive plants and plant trees and shrubs in Colwood Creek Park in July. Another tree-planting session will be taking place on Oct. 27, from 9:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (Greater Victoria Green Team)

Community plants trees in Colwood Creek Park this weekend

The tree planting is being held by the Greater Victoria Green Team and City of Colwood.

  • Oct 24, 2018
Community members volunteer with the Greater Victoria Green Team to remove invasive plants and plant trees and shrubs in Colwood Creek Park in July. Another tree-planting session will be taking place on Oct. 27, from 9:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (Greater Victoria Green Team)
Officials, members of the community and Colwood Elementary School students gathered at Colwood Elementary School to celebrate the Sway Fun, a piece of playground equipment that is accessible for people in wheelchairs. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Colwood Elementary gets new inclusive and accessible playground equipment

Parks and playgrounds on the West Shore have equipment for everyone

Officials, members of the community and Colwood Elementary School students gathered at Colwood Elementary School to celebrate the Sway Fun, a piece of playground equipment that is accessible for people in wheelchairs. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
One of the screws pulled from a truck tire after passing through the Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard intersection in Colwood Thursday evening. (Melissa Mitchell/Black Press)

Motorists stuck fixing tires after screws scattered across popular Colwood roadway

Hundreds of screws fell off a vehicle on Island Highway near Ocean Boulevard

One of the screws pulled from a truck tire after passing through the Island Highway and Ocean Boulevard intersection in Colwood Thursday evening. (Melissa Mitchell/Black Press)
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
(Google maps)

Off-leash dog killed at Esquimalt Lagoon

Mixed-breed bulldog will be put down

(Google maps)