Katherine Engqvist

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

City hosts reception to celebrate 25 years of constructing Langford

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open
Grant McKenzie, Our Place director of communications, and Dana Young, who will be the director of the therapeutic recovery community planned for View Royal, show off the site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Our Place looks to create new therapeutic recovery community in View Royal

Rezoning still needed for former site of Choices Transitional Housing

Grant McKenzie, Our Place director of communications, and Dana Young, who will be the director of the therapeutic recovery community planned for View Royal, show off the site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Daniel Church (from left) along with Andy Lee, Halley Church and Rachel Klopp are all members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area program.
 (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Bowl for Kids Sake later this month in Langford

More than 120 kids looking for Big Brothers and Big Sisters in Greater Victoria

Daniel Church (from left) along with Andy Lee, Halley Church and Rachel Klopp are all members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area program.
 (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection could result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road. (Rendering courtesy of the City of Langford)

Realignment proposed for Glen Lake and Sooke Road intersection in Langford

Proposed development will feature new intersection at Happy Valley Road

A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection could result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road. (Rendering courtesy of the City of Langford)
UPDATED: Four displaced after Monday afternoon fire in View Royal

UPDATED: Four displaced after Monday afternoon fire in View Royal

Fire started in the basement suite of a home on Gair Road

UPDATED: Four displaced after Monday afternoon fire in View Royal
Langford Mayor Stew Young (centre) is joined by representatives (from left) Scott Morrissey, Bill Fox, Marcela Corzo, Paul Woodward and David Wong, from the Ledcor Group in breaking ground on the Belmont Residences project. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Ledcor purchases portion of old Belmont school site for new residential build

$200 million project is the largest in Langford and will feature 440 residential units

Langford Mayor Stew Young (centre) is joined by representatives (from left) Scott Morrissey, Bill Fox, Marcela Corzo, Paul Woodward and David Wong, from the Ledcor Group in breaking ground on the Belmont Residences project. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Store manager Ted Pigeon adjusts a display at the new Save-On-Foods store in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Save-On-Foods opens its doors in Langford this week

Grand opening celebrations Saturday

Store manager Ted Pigeon adjusts a display at the new Save-On-Foods store in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. 
(Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Emergency crews rescue pregnant woman from Mount Finlayson

Langford and Metchosin respond to roughly four-hour-long rescue

A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. 
(Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Victoria Grizzlies netminder Zachary Rose stops a shot by an Alberni Valley Bulldogs player during the Grizzlies’ 3-0 victory at The Q Centre. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Friday’s Grizzlies game is Family Fun Night

Saunders Family Foundation will be handing out roughly $15,000 to local groups

Victoria Grizzlies netminder Zachary Rose stops a shot by an Alberni Valley Bulldogs player during the Grizzlies’ 3-0 victory at The Q Centre. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Chrissy Brett and the roaming tent city have landed in Colwood, protesting for more rights and services for the region’s homeless. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff).

Roaming tent city lands in Colwood

Campers will likely head to Langford or Central Saanich next

Chrissy Brett and the roaming tent city have landed in Colwood, protesting for more rights and services for the region’s homeless. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff).
General manager Rick Gill shows off some of Mainroad South Island Contracting’s equipment. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Mainroad gears up for winter

Snow removal crews at the ready for another white winter

General manager Rick Gill shows off some of Mainroad South Island Contracting’s equipment. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Holiday Home Tour helps region’s homeless

Holiday Home Tour helps region’s homeless

Last year’s event with Bear Mountain homes raised more than $27,000

Holiday Home Tour helps region’s homeless
A green wing macaw named Rufus has been missing for a month but searchers aren’t giving up hope. (Steven Arsenault/Facebook)

Sooke macaw still missing, could be on the West Shore

A $5,000 reward now being offered for safe return

A green wing macaw named Rufus has been missing for a month but searchers aren’t giving up hope. (Steven Arsenault/Facebook)
B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Man uninjured after power line traps him in dump truck

Incident happened in the 600-block of Taylor Way in the District of Highlands

B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Protest hits Horgan’s office in Langford

Protest hits Horgan’s office in Langford

Residents from across the Island are standing up against fish farms

Protest hits Horgan’s office in Langford
A black vulture has been spotted in Metchosin and it’s causing quite a stir. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Mar)

WATCH: Black vulture spotted in Metchosin

The rare bird is believed to be the one that escaped from a centre in Duncan

A black vulture has been spotted in Metchosin and it’s causing quite a stir. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Mar)
The Spheres at the Amazon campus in Seattle (Instagram – @field_condition)

Vancouver Island mayor looking to bring Amazon headquarters to B.C.

A second headquarters could bring up to 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars to local economy

The Spheres at the Amazon campus in Seattle (Instagram – @field_condition)
The Savages motorcycle club has moved into the old Devil’s Army clubhouse on Spencer Road in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

New motorcycle club riding in Langford

Savages take over Devil’s Army clubhouse on Spencer Road

The Savages motorcycle club has moved into the old Devil’s Army clubhouse on Spencer Road in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
The Colwood Crawl stretches well past the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Colwood mayor calling for priority bus lanes on the TCH

Carol Hamilton has asked stakeholders to sit down at the table

The Colwood Crawl stretches well past the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Colwood mayor refutes misinformation about old pub

Colwood mayor refutes misinformation about old pub

No stipulations were ever included in development permits to protect the old Colwood pub

Colwood mayor refutes misinformation about old pub