Shalu Mehta

Jeremy Francis found the propeller of a small plane that crashed on Feb. 18 in his grandma’s back yard two weeks after the incident. (Courtesy of Jeremy Francis)

Propeller from Saanich plane crash found in resident’s back yard

Plane engine’s serial number located on propeller

Jeremy Francis found the propeller of a small plane that crashed on Feb. 18 in his grandma’s back yard two weeks after the incident. (Courtesy of Jeremy Francis)
Valerie St John and Heather Forbes hold up paintings by Sheryl Fisher that will be auctioned at the Bridges for Women Society 10th Annual International Women’s Day luncheon. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Victoria non-profit celebrates women at annual International Women’s Day luncheon

Bridges for Women Society helps women become economically stable

Valerie St John and Heather Forbes hold up paintings by Sheryl Fisher that will be auctioned at the Bridges for Women Society 10th Annual International Women’s Day luncheon. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The Pacific FC home opener will take place on April 11 and will open the CPL season as well. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Canada Day game among 14 home stands scheduled for Pacific FC in Langford

Over 90 per cent of CPL matches on weekends, holidays

The Pacific FC home opener will take place on April 11 and will open the CPL season as well. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The Pan Am Cross Country Cup took place on Bear Mountain on Feb. 29 with athletes from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. (James MacKenzie/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Canada nabs medals at Pan Am Cross Country Cup in Langford

This is the first time Canada has hosted these championships

The Pan Am Cross Country Cup took place on Bear Mountain on Feb. 29 with athletes from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. (James MacKenzie/News Staff)
Canada and the United States have the largest teams competing in this year’s Pan Am Cross Country Cup at Bear Mountain in Langford. There are 24 team members for each country. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Athletes gear up for Pan Am XC Cup at Bear Mountain Saturday

This is the first time Canada is hosting the championships

Canada and the United States have the largest teams competing in this year’s Pan Am Cross Country Cup at Bear Mountain in Langford. There are 24 team members for each country. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Dec. 13, 2019 – City Hall Victoria Centennial Square (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Nominations for Victoria municipal byelection are in

Victoria will elect one councillor

Dec. 13, 2019 – City Hall Victoria Centennial Square (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
A new webcam shows traffic conditions at Goldstream Provincial Park and Finlayson Arm Road. (BC Transportation/Twitter)

Two new webcams added to Highway 1 near Langford

Webcams at Goldstream Provincial Park and Millstream interchage

A new webcam shows traffic conditions at Goldstream Provincial Park and Finlayson Arm Road. (BC Transportation/Twitter)
Mountain bike expert Jordie Lunn on Bear Mountain in 2015. Lunn died from an accident while trail riding in Mexico in October, 2019. (Arnold Lim/News staff)

Bike park in honour of late mountain biker Jordie Lunn to come to Langford

Park will be located on Irwin Road in Langford

Mountain bike expert Jordie Lunn on Bear Mountain in 2015. Lunn died from an accident while trail riding in Mexico in October, 2019. (Arnold Lim/News staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young signs a memorandum of understanding with the Maritime Museum of B.C. during a special council meeting held at the City Centre Grille on Tuesday evening. The City also announced its rebranding along with other special projects. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

City of Langford rebrands, announces several projects

‘Langford, where it all happens’ is the City’s new slogan

Langford Mayor Stew Young signs a memorandum of understanding with the Maritime Museum of B.C. during a special council meeting held at the City Centre Grille on Tuesday evening. The City also announced its rebranding along with other special projects. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The 13th annual Pink Shirt Day took place on Feb. 25, with students and politicians gathering at the B.C. Legislature to say no to bullying. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VIDEO: Province promotes ‘lifting each other up’ on 13th annual Pink Shirt Day in Victoria

Students, MLAs, community members gathered at B.C. Parliament Buildings Wednesday

The 13th annual Pink Shirt Day took place on Feb. 25, with students and politicians gathering at the B.C. Legislature to say no to bullying. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
A protest is planned to block traffic on the Pat Bay Highway Wednesday afternoon. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

UPDATED: Demonstrators plan to shut down Pat Bay Highway Wednesday afternoon

Adam Olsen, MLA, says issue should be taken to province, not communities

A protest is planned to block traffic on the Pat Bay Highway Wednesday afternoon. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Garrett Clayton My-Le Vu and Kevin Royle in Royal Bay Secondary’s musical, Cabaret. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

‘Not your typical musical’: Royal Bay Secondary presents ‘Cabaret’

Musical addresses politics of today and the past

Garrett Clayton My-Le Vu and Kevin Royle in Royal Bay Secondary’s musical, Cabaret. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The grave of Sir James Douglas at Ross Bay Cemetery was vandalized overnight. (Facebook/Old Cemeteries Society)

Grave site at Ross Bay Cemetery vandalized overnight

Graffiti found on grave of Sir James Douglas

The grave of Sir James Douglas at Ross Bay Cemetery was vandalized overnight. (Facebook/Old Cemeteries Society)
Murray Hindley, a 65-year-old quadriplegic man, is asking Island Health to maintain his home care services after Island Health took over providing the services to clients. His daughter in-law, Jenny Hindley, said since the transition to Island Health, the family has been placed under more stress. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Quadriplegic Saanich man seeks continuity of home care from Island Health

Island Health took over home care services in November

Murray Hindley, a 65-year-old quadriplegic man, is asking Island Health to maintain his home care services after Island Health took over providing the services to clients. His daughter in-law, Jenny Hindley, said since the transition to Island Health, the family has been placed under more stress. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Scott Manning, a beloved school principal and community member, died from cancer just before Family Day. His wife, Nichola, said this is one of her favourite photographs of him. (Courtesy of Nichola Manning)

West Shore grieves loss of a ‘bright light’

Scott Manning was a well-known principal, friend and community member

Scott Manning, a beloved school principal and community member, died from cancer just before Family Day. His wife, Nichola, said this is one of her favourite photographs of him. (Courtesy of Nichola Manning)
The original Victoria Clipper sailed for the last time between Seattle and Victoria on Wednesday morning. The vessel has been in use since 1986. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Original Victoria Clipper vessel sails one last time

Vessel sold to buyers in Gabon, Central Africa

The original Victoria Clipper sailed for the last time between Seattle and Victoria on Wednesday morning. The vessel has been in use since 1986. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
A large crowd gathers on the lawn of the B.C. legislature on Feb. 18 for a rally in support of the forestry industry. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
A large crowd gathers on the lawn of the B.C. legislature on Feb. 18 for a rally in support of the forestry industry. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Saanich Fire Dept. responded to a downed plane in the Blenkinsop Valley on Tuesday morning, reporting no injuries. (Saanich Fire Photo)

Updated: Sightseeing airplane crashes in Saanich farm

Two sent to hospital with minor injuries after Cessna 172 crash at 8:55 a.m.

Saanich Fire Dept. responded to a downed plane in the Blenkinsop Valley on Tuesday morning, reporting no injuries. (Saanich Fire Photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Two-vehicle crash in Langford sends one to hospital Monday morning

Driver sent to hospital with unspecified injuries

(Black Press Media file photo)
Thirteen-year-old Alexia Sogai will be competing in the 2020 BC Winter Games with nine other badminton teammates. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Victoria teen heads to BC Winter Games with badminton team

Alexia Sogai will compete with nine other teammates from the region

Thirteen-year-old Alexia Sogai will be competing in the 2020 BC Winter Games with nine other badminton teammates. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)