Langford

Jeff Morrow’s Atkins Road property was heavily damaged by flood waters during the record-breaking storm Nov. 15. With more rain on the way, he worries the situation will only get worse. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Flood-battered Langford residents worry next storms could spell disaster

Backyard of one Atkins Road property washed out to the back edge of family home

 

Investigators work at a home on Rita Road in Langford that was heavily damaged in an early morning fire Friday (Nov. 26). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Police, fire department investigating ‘suspicious’ Langford house fire

The home’s three occupants escaped uninjured from the early morning fire

 

Langford council has given second and third reading to a rezoning application that, if passed, calls for the construction of a 24-storey residential tower on this site at 2746 Peatt Rd. It was one of several applications for large developments moved forward by council at last week’s meeting. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Plans for 20-plus storey buildings in Langford’s core move closer to approval

Densification on the horizon as multiple new developments in the works

 

West Shore RCMP say the collision at Millstream and McCallum roads has been cleared. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

UPDATE: Multi-vehicle crash cleared near Costco

RCMP were on the scene at Millstream and McCallum road from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

West Shore RCMP say the collision at Millstream and McCallum roads has been cleared. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
One couple was put up in a hotel by the managers of the Hidden Valley Seniors Park in Langford, after their mobile home was crushed by a falling tree Sunday. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Mobile homes damaged by falling tree in Langford seniors park

Crews were still working on removing the tree at around 11 a.m. on Monday

One couple was put up in a hotel by the managers of the Hidden Valley Seniors Park in Langford, after their mobile home was crushed by a falling tree Sunday. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
From left: Brylee Apted, Everly Apted, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 President Norman Scott and Maylin Apted show off the girls’ 2020 donation from Remembrance Day painting sales. (Photo courtesy of Dani Dwinnell)

Metchosin sisters selling paintings in support of Langford Legion for 6th year in a row

Branch president says reliable contribution espescially appreciated as donations down overall

From left: Brylee Apted, Everly Apted, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 President Norman Scott and Maylin Apted show off the girls’ 2020 donation from Remembrance Day painting sales. (Photo courtesy of Dani Dwinnell)
The structural engineer for the troubled Danbrook One rental building in Langford’s downtown core was unqualified for the job, according to an order issued by Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. (Black Press Media file photo)

Engineer on troubled Langford building unqualified: regulatory body

Brian McClure ‘erroneously believed that his prior experience qualified him to design Danbrook One’

The structural engineer for the troubled Danbrook One rental building in Langford’s downtown core was unqualified for the job, according to an order issued by Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Fire Rescue loads up on pumpkins before heading skyward to drop them from their 105-foot ladder. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

A smash for a cause: Langford’s pumpkin drop an annual hit

Halloween decorations fall from above to raise awareness for muscular dystrophy

Langford Fire Rescue loads up on pumpkins before heading skyward to drop them from their 105-foot ladder. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Pacific FC’s Canadian Championship journey came to an end on Wednesday night as they fell 2-1 to Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC at BMO Field. Pictured is their win over the Vancouver Whitecaps in Langford on Aug. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

Toronto FC ends Pacific FC’s Canadian Championship run in tight 2-1 win

A spot in the finals was on the line during Wednesday’s game at BMO Field

Pacific FC’s Canadian Championship journey came to an end on Wednesday night as they fell 2-1 to Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC at BMO Field. Pictured is their win over the Vancouver Whitecaps in Langford on Aug. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)
The sentencing hearing began Nov. 2 for the two men who pleaded guilty to killing Langford man Shawn Campbell (pictured) in a fatal hammer attack. (GoFundMe file photo)

Sentencing hearing begins for men convicted in fatal hammer attack on Langford man

Nathen Monsour, Lee Hart pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2018 death of Shawn Campbell

The sentencing hearing began Nov. 2 for the two men who pleaded guilty to killing Langford man Shawn Campbell (pictured) in a fatal hammer attack. (GoFundMe file photo)
West Shore RCMP arrested two men suspected of conducting a series of recent break-and-enters during a traffic stop on Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Serial break-in suspects arrested in Langford

Stolen property, crossbows, drugs found in suspects’ residence

West Shore RCMP arrested two men suspected of conducting a series of recent break-and-enters during a traffic stop on Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
The constructions site of Pexisen Elementary on Oct. 22. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: $100-million construction of two new Langford schools on schedule, budget

Pexisen Elementary, Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School are expected to welcome students next year

The constructions site of Pexisen Elementary on Oct. 22. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Langford mother Angela Dalman was fatally shot March 6, 2020. Her accused killer is set to stand before a jury next summer. (Angela Suzanne/Facebook)

Langford mother’s accused killer to be tried by jury next summer

Anthony Dheensaw charged in 2020 Langford shooting death of Angela Dalman

Langford mother Angela Dalman was fatally shot March 6, 2020. Her accused killer is set to stand before a jury next summer. (Angela Suzanne/Facebook)
West Shore RCMP seized drugs, weapons, cash and a vehicle following the search of a Langford man’s home Oct. 8. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

RCMP bust Langford man for suspected drug trafficking

Suspected drugs, two guns and $4,000 cash found through search warrant

West Shore RCMP seized drugs, weapons, cash and a vehicle following the search of a Langford man’s home Oct. 8. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
The former Western Speedway property where a business park and up to 50 residential lots are proposed. (File photo courtesy of CBRE Victoria)

Business park, residential lots planned for former Western Speedway site

Up to 50 lots included in plan for 80-plus acres in Langford

The former Western Speedway property where a business park and up to 50 residential lots are proposed. (File photo courtesy of CBRE Victoria)
The Canadian rugby men’s 15s beat Chile during a World Cup qualifier match in Langford on Oct. 2. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Canadian rugby 15s beat Chile in Langford during two-game World Cup qualifier series

The two teams are playing for who makes it to a playoff for the final Americas spot

The Canadian rugby men’s 15s beat Chile during a World Cup qualifier match in Langford on Oct. 2. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
The sound of drums and melodic voices fill the air as Lizz Brooks leads the opening ceremony at Indigenous Perspectives Society. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

HeroWork reveals, celebrates renovations underway at Indigenous Perspectives Society’s Langford site

Project inspired by Indigenous connection with the nature, culture, values, and more

The sound of drums and melodic voices fill the air as Lizz Brooks leads the opening ceremony at Indigenous Perspectives Society. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)

Little Free Pantry in Langford provides discrete support for people in need

Anonymous streetside food bank sees complete turnover of donated, taken goods in first week

Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)
Starlight Stadium in Langford will host the opening game in Canada’s men’s 15s home-and-home series against Chile on Oct 2. Here Canada back Ben LaSage (in red) attempts to tackle U.S. centre Bryce Campbell during a Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification pathway match earlier this month. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, David Zalubowski)

Langford qualifier against Chile looms large in Canada’s Rugby World Cup hopes

Starlight Stadium hosts game 1 in home-and-home series on Oct. 2

Starlight Stadium in Langford will host the opening game in Canada’s men’s 15s home-and-home series against Chile on Oct 2. Here Canada back Ben LaSage (in red) attempts to tackle U.S. centre Bryce Campbell during a Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification pathway match earlier this month. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, David Zalubowski)
An onslaught of rainy weather brought traffic mayhem to the West Shore Sept. 17, with four crashes in the first couple hours of the morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wet weather spells morning mayhem for West Shore traffic

Four vehicle crashes reported in two hours Sept. 17

An onslaught of rainy weather brought traffic mayhem to the West Shore Sept. 17, with four crashes in the first couple hours of the morning. (Black Press Media file photo)