Rick Stiebel

Langford has agreed to sell just under two acres of property at 2855 Westshore Pkwy. and 1365 Goldstream Ave. to Canwest Hotels for $5 million. (Google Maps)

New hotel planned for Langford

Three brands under consideration, restaurant, townhomes part of the plan

Langford has agreed to sell just under two acres of property at 2855 Westshore Pkwy. and 1365 Goldstream Ave. to Canwest Hotels for $5 million. (Google Maps)
BC Transit hands out free masks at Greater Victoria stops

BC Transit hands out free masks at Greater Victoria stops

Sept. 8 event hits three stops across the region

BC Transit hands out free masks at Greater Victoria stops
The Oak Bay Village Night Market is returning on Sept. 6, Sept. 20, and Oct. 4 with a daytime move to the Municipal Hall. (Oak Bay Village/Facebook)

Oak Bay Night Market’s on the move

Village markets slide into Sunday, fall format

The Oak Bay Village Night Market is returning on Sept. 6, Sept. 20, and Oct. 4 with a daytime move to the Municipal Hall. (Oak Bay Village/Facebook)
Royal BC Museum adds IMAX feature full-time

Royal BC Museum adds IMAX feature full-time

Province helps museum purchase $3.8M theatre

Royal BC Museum adds IMAX feature full-time
Admiral Grant’s inspection with Governor-General Harold Alexander outside the Naden Drill Shed in 1949. (Photo courtesy of the Department of National Defence)

Historic site at CFB Esquimalt to be reborn

Site of Naden Drill Hall part of major new facility

Admiral Grant’s inspection with Governor-General Harold Alexander outside the Naden Drill Shed in 1949. (Photo courtesy of the Department of National Defence)
Members and elders in traditional regalia from the Esquimalt First Nation and the Samoan community gathered at a previous One Wave Gathering. (Photo contributed by Pacific Peoples Partnership)

13th annual One Wave Gathering on Lekwungen territory celebrates blend of cultures

Celebrate Indigenous and South Pacific cultures through events by artists, leaders and speakers

Members and elders in traditional regalia from the Esquimalt First Nation and the Samoan community gathered at a previous One Wave Gathering. (Photo contributed by Pacific Peoples Partnership)
Registration for the Langford lanes Youth Bowling league is set to roll on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. (Photo courtesy of Langford Lanes Youth Bowling League)

Youth can discover if bowling is right up their alley

Langford Lanes Youth Bowling League offering free session Saturday morning

Registration for the Langford lanes Youth Bowling league is set to roll on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. (Photo courtesy of Langford Lanes Youth Bowling League)
Highlands twists its fling with summer treats, communty call outs

Highlands twists its fling with summer treats, communty call outs

Highlands Community Callouts run over two weekends

Highlands twists its fling with summer treats, communty call outs
A Langford resident has concerns about safety, garbage and raucous behaviour at South Glen Lake beach. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Langford resident raises alarm over south Glen Lake beach

Parties at small swimming beach at Glen Cove cause concern

A Langford resident has concerns about safety, garbage and raucous behaviour at South Glen Lake beach. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
The nine-classroom facility completed last year, shown here under construction in 2017, will provide more flexible learning options when Westmont Montessori School in Metchosin reopens on Sept. 8. (File photo)

Safety guidelines set for Westmont Montessori

Metchosin school expanding outdoor spaces

The nine-classroom facility completed last year, shown here under construction in 2017, will provide more flexible learning options when Westmont Montessori School in Metchosin reopens on Sept. 8. (File photo)
Glen Lake Road realignment part of long-term Langford plan

Glen Lake Road realignment part of long-term Langford plan

First phase underway with second expected next year

Glen Lake Road realignment part of long-term Langford plan
Sooke Fire Rescue have $2,000 for new equipment through a BC Hydro’s Community Grant Porgram. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke Fire rescue gets BC Hydro boost

Funds for new equipment part of Community Grant program

Sooke Fire Rescue have $2,000 for new equipment through a BC Hydro’s Community Grant Porgram. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Google Maps)

Two-day closure set for Otter Point Road in Sooke this September

Passage only for residents, transit, emergency vehicles during 48-hour closure Sept. 1, 2

(Google Maps)
The Victoria Foundation has been investing in organizations that strengthen communities since 1936. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Foundation)

Victoria Foundation steps up in challenging times

Funds assist organizations dealing with a range of issues

The Victoria Foundation has been investing in organizations that strengthen communities since 1936. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Foundation)
NEW CUTLINE The old gravel pit on Allandale Road is slated for major development. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood) The Allandale property in Colwood began on Aug. 13. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood)

Major makeover on Colwood’s Allandale gravel pit underway

Planned uses conform with mixed-use employment zoning

NEW CUTLINE The old gravel pit on Allandale Road is slated for major development. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood) The Allandale property in Colwood began on Aug. 13. (Photo courtesy of City of Colwood)
Sooke rolls out food truck pilot in parks

Sooke rolls out food truck pilot in parks

Pilot project to be assessed in the fall

Sooke rolls out food truck pilot in parks
Police watchdog investigates Esquimalt incident resulting in injuries

Police watchdog investigates Esquimalt incident resulting in injuries

Man injured during Aug. 9 arrest by VicPD

Police watchdog investigates Esquimalt incident resulting in injuries
The Parsons at Brentwood Bay, which officially opened on Aug. 7, adds 40 units of affordable housing to Central Saanich. (Photo contributed)

Central Saanich adds affordable housing

The Parsons in Brentwood Bay home to 40 units

The Parsons at Brentwood Bay, which officially opened on Aug. 7, adds 40 units of affordable housing to Central Saanich. (Photo contributed)
Painting portraits by numbers in Metchosin

Painting portraits by numbers in Metchosin

Metchosin-based group’s participation flourishes online

Painting portraits by numbers in Metchosin
Langford bike park rolling along to completion

Langford bike park rolling along to completion

New park a tribute to Jordie Lunn’s legacy

Langford bike park rolling along to completion