Langford

Mia Golden, a child, youth and family counsellor at Pacific Centre Family Services Association coordinates the Mobile Youth Service Team with Victoria Police Const. Gord Magee. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria on verge of losing frontline counsellor as youth exploitation cases spike

Funding for Mia Golden’s position ends on Mar. 31, with other options being explored

 

A second engineer has lost their licence to practise over structural faults in a Langford apartment building formerly known as Danbrook One. (Black Press Media file photo)

Second engineer loses licence over troubled Langford apartment building

Theodore Sorensen had his registration with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia cancelled

 

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

 

From left to right, Shawn Carby, a volunteer with GlobalMedic, Bob Beckett, Sooke School District board vice-chair and Langford Mayor Stew Young. The trio went on the last trip to Ukraine in June. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Group from Langford returning to Ukraine for humanitarian mission

SD62 board chair Ravi Parmar is also going to encourage education supports

From left to right, Shawn Carby, a volunteer with GlobalMedic, Bob Beckett, Sooke School District board vice-chair and Langford Mayor Stew Young. The trio went on the last trip to Ukraine in June. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
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

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)
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

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)
Kunle Dada-Luke scored Pacific FC’s opening goal against York United, but PFC lost 3-1 on the day at Starlight Stadium on Sept. 3. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Fan-favourite KDL back for PFC’s 22/23 CPL season

The speedster has signed a one-year contract, with a team option for 2024

Kunle Dada-Luke scored Pacific FC’s opening goal against York United, but PFC lost 3-1 on the day at Starlight Stadium on Sept. 3. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Nobody was injured in a crash that temporarily closed down Malahat Highway on Jan. 6. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Nobody was injured in a crash that temporarily closed down Malahat Highway on Jan. 6. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP released this photo of James Cheetham, who was last seen three weeks ago. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP released this photo of James Cheetham, who was last seen three weeks ago. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Traffic is backed up on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road at 3:20 p.m.. (Courtesy of DriveBC)
Traffic is backed up on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road at 3:20 p.m.. (Courtesy of DriveBC)
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)
The Tim Hortons on Goldstream Avenue has long lines in the morning. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford tops Tim Hortons list for ordering this strong coffee

Tim Hortons says the city ordered the most Americanos per capita of any Canadian city in 2022

The Tim Hortons on Goldstream Avenue has long lines in the morning. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Bear Mountain mansion at 2300 Compass Pointe Place was valued at $7,909,000, up from $7,735,000. (Screenshot from Google Maps)

Bear Mountain house is West Shore’s most valuable as assessment jumps

2300 Compass Pointe Place was valued at $7,909,000, up from $7,735,000 last year

Bear Mountain mansion at 2300 Compass Pointe Place was valued at $7,909,000, up from $7,735,000. (Screenshot from Google Maps)
Cheetham was last seen on Dec. 18, 2022, in Langford. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

MISSING: West Shore RCMP looking for James Cheetham

Cheetham was last seen on Dec. 18 in Langford

Cheetham was last seen on Dec. 18, 2022, in Langford. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
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)
Steffen Yeates, formerly of Toronto FC, has joined Pacific FC for the upcoming season. (Courtesy Pacific FC)

Pacific FC sign Canadian youth international midfielder Steffen Yeates

Yeates, 21, made two appearances for Toronto FC and played for Canada u-20

Steffen Yeates, formerly of Toronto FC, has joined Pacific FC for the upcoming season. (Courtesy Pacific FC)
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)
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