West Shore

A worker covers up racist graffiti along the West Shore Parkway. (Courtesy of Anna Young)

RCMP investigating racist graffiti spotted off West Shore Parkway

Hateful vandalism is rare, says Langford bylaw enforcement

 

West Shore RCMP seized a stolen fish finder and drugs after searching a Colwood home Jan. 9. (Black Press Media file photo)

Search of Colwood home reveals stolen fish finder, drug trafficking evidence

West Shore RCMP suspect a 46-year-old woman is responsible

  • Jan 20, 2021

 

The purchase of 27 acres in the Millstream Creek watershed by The Land Conservancy and other partners will protect a sensitive ecosystem in the Highlands. (Photo contributed by The Land Conservancy)

Provincial land conservancy lays out $600,000 for Highlands property

Anonymous donor helps buy purchased 11.1 hectares of Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystem

 

The Starbucks in Langford’s Westshore Town Centre is one of almost 300 storefronts that the U.S. coffee giant will be shutting across Canada by the end of March. (Google Maps)

Langford’s Westshore Town Centre Starbucks to close permanently

Popular coffee chain to close 300 storefronts across Canada by end of March

The Starbucks in Langford’s Westshore Town Centre is one of almost 300 storefronts that the U.S. coffee giant will be shutting across Canada by the end of March. (Google Maps)
The body of 16-year-old Andre Courtemanche was found in Goldstream Provincial Park Jan. 9. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

GoFundMe in memory of Langford teen looks to address mental health

Andre Courtemanche’s body was found in Goldstream Provincial Park Jan. 9

The body of 16-year-old Andre Courtemanche was found in Goldstream Provincial Park Jan. 9. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Emily Rose laid down a kindness rocks at a tribute to 16-year-old Andre Courtemanche, whose body was found Saturday at Goldstream Provincial Park in Langford. (Emily Rose photo)

‘It’s heartbreaking:’ Calls for increased mental health support following death of Langford teen

16-year-old Andre Courtemanche’s body was found at Goldstream Provincial Park

Emily Rose laid down a kindness rocks at a tribute to 16-year-old Andre Courtemanche, whose body was found Saturday at Goldstream Provincial Park in Langford. (Emily Rose photo)
Carly Haggard, coach of the U18 female hockey team at Shawnigan Lake School, runs a program that has led to university scholarships for a number of players. (Photo contributed)

Shawnigan Lake School a force in women’s hockey

Former star Carly Haggard guides schools U18 female team

Carly Haggard, coach of the U18 female hockey team at Shawnigan Lake School, runs a program that has led to university scholarships for a number of players. (Photo contributed)
West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Zosia Adamek, shown here in action with the Shawnigan Lake U 18 team, is heading to Long Island University on a scholarship next season. (Photo contributed by Adamek family)

Former West Shore teammates to unite again on Long Island

Shawnigan Lake School producing scores of scholarships

Zosia Adamek, shown here in action with the Shawnigan Lake U 18 team, is heading to Long Island University on a scholarship next season. (Photo contributed by Adamek family)
West Shore RCMP is seeking help identifying a man it suspects of theft and mischief. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP seek help identifying theft suspect

Suspect broke into and stole items from vehicle Dec. 29

West Shore RCMP is seeking help identifying a man it suspects of theft and mischief. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year-old Langford resident in connection to multiple thefts Jan. 5. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Langford thief snagged after someone rifled through four vehicles

RCMP seized 25 pieces of stolen identification from suspect’s home

  • Jan 6, 2021
West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year-old Langford resident in connection to multiple thefts Jan. 5. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP arrested a 32-year-old man Jan. 1 on charges of assault and careless use of a firearm. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP arrested armed, barricaded man New Year’s Day

Suspect charged with assault, careless use of firearm

  • Jan 5, 2021
West Shore RCMP arrested a 32-year-old man Jan. 1 on charges of assault and careless use of a firearm. (Black Press Media file photo)
Julia Jupp, 8, has been busy volunteering at the Goldstream Hatchery during the pandemic. (Courtesy of Joscilyn Jupp)

8-year-old sworn in as member of Goldstream Hatchery

Julia Jupp has always wanted to be a marine biologist

Julia Jupp, 8, has been busy volunteering at the Goldstream Hatchery during the pandemic. (Courtesy of Joscilyn Jupp)
Jimmy Miller (left) and members of the WestShore Skatepark Coalition were at the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre’s parking lot Sunday for a bottle drive to raise funds to build a skatepark on the West Shore. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: West Shore skatepark dream inches closer to reality one bottle at a time

WestShore Skatepark Coalition keeps pushing forward

Jimmy Miller (left) and members of the WestShore Skatepark Coalition were at the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre’s parking lot Sunday for a bottle drive to raise funds to build a skatepark on the West Shore. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP are searching for Andre Courtemanche, 16, was last seen wearing a blue and black plaid jacket on Jan. 1. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

RCMP searching for missing Langford boy

Andre Courtemanche, 16, was last seen Jan. 1

West Shore RCMP are searching for Andre Courtemanche, 16, was last seen wearing a blue and black plaid jacket on Jan. 1. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP arrested a 53-year-old man on Dec. 29 after receiving reports he was breaking into a Colwood home. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Stick-wielding man arrested after break-in attempt on Colwood home

Suspect destroyed nearly $300 of holiday decorations

West Shore RCMP arrested a 53-year-old man on Dec. 29 after receiving reports he was breaking into a Colwood home. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP stopped 600 drivers on Bear Mountain Parkway Wednesday to check that vehicles were equipped with proper snow tires or chains. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP stopped 600 drivers on Bear Mountain Parkway Wednesday to check that vehicles were equipped with proper snow tires or chains. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 were out in the snow and ice to thank the West Shore community for its continued support. (Goldstream Gazette/Facebook)

Legion members brave the ice to warm West Shore hearts

Legion thanks community for continued support

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 were out in the snow and ice to thank the West Shore community for its continued support. (Goldstream Gazette/Facebook)
West Shore RCMP are asking the public for help locating 35-year-old Geoffrey Irwin. Irwin has been missing since Sept. 27. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP are asking the public for help locating 35-year-old Geoffrey Irwin. Irwin has been missing since Sept. 27. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP are looking for a man suspected of using stolen information to spend $6,000 in fraudulent purchases and attempt at taking out a loan. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP release suspect image after fraudster spent $6,000 of victim’s money

Fraud revealed during investigation of massive fraud and identity operation

West Shore RCMP are looking for a man suspected of using stolen information to spend $6,000 in fraudulent purchases and attempt at taking out a loan. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)