City of Langford

Canada Day events are coming to Starlight Stadium in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Canada Day events coming to Langford

Day of family friendly events being hosted at Starlight Stadium

 

Langford Mayor Stew Young bristled Monday at the suggestion the city needs an environmental protection advisory committee, saying such a body would duplicate work already being done by the parks and beautification committee. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Langford council rejects environment protection committee idea

Upset mayor says misinformation out there about city’s environmental record

 

Josh Heard celebrates with Manny Aparicio after scoring the winning goal against FC Edmonton at Starlight Stadium on May 14. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

PFC stretches lead at top of CPL with 2-1 win against Edmonton

Pacific FC will face second-place York United twice within four days starting May 20

 

Lucas Ricci playing for Pacific FC during a warm-up game at Starlight Stadium. (Courtesy of Sheldon Mack/Pacific FC)

Pacific FC signs draft pick Ricci to pro deal

The Montreal midfielder won a U Sports Championship with the University of Montreal in 2021

Lucas Ricci playing for Pacific FC during a warm-up game at Starlight Stadium. (Courtesy of Sheldon Mack/Pacific FC)
Riders set off on the new trail, part of the unveiled gravity zone and nature trails, at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford on May 10. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Riders set off on the new trail, part of the unveiled gravity zone and nature trails, at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford on May 10. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The front page of the Highway News-Review, now the Goldstream Gazette, with a photo showing a Canso fire bomber like the one flown by Davidson and Moore. (Goldstream Gazette archives)

New Langford park will honour pilots of crashed water bomber

Flying Firemen Park named after Alexander Davidson and Robert (Paddy) Moore

The front page of the Highway News-Review, now the Goldstream Gazette, with a photo showing a Canso fire bomber like the one flown by Davidson and Moore. (Goldstream Gazette archives)
Mayor Stew Young speaking at the announcement of the Langford Supports Ukraine campaign at the Langford fire station, which has now reached its $50,000 goal. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford raises $50,000 for Ukrainian refugees

Money going towards supports for refugees looking to settle in the community

Mayor Stew Young speaking at the announcement of the Langford Supports Ukraine campaign at the Langford fire station, which has now reached its $50,000 goal. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Russell Nursery in North Saanich is celebrating its 30th year in business. Co-owner Laurel Rassenti is preparing for blossoming gardeners when the weather gets a little warmer. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)

Weather slows early gardening season but boom expected across Greater Victoria

Warmer weather will bring the green thumbs out of hibernation, businesses predict

Russell Nursery in North Saanich is celebrating its 30th year in business. Co-owner Laurel Rassenti is preparing for blossoming gardeners when the weather gets a little warmer. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)
Cameron and his dad Robert Nelms are thanking kids at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park for helping out after Cameron’s cycling accident. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Kids rush to help 9-year-old injured at Langford bike park

Dad thankful for help pushing son’s stretcher up gravel hill

Cameron and his dad Robert Nelms are thanking kids at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park for helping out after Cameron’s cycling accident. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Darren Berrecloth rides through the red ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in June 2021. The park is set to host the first-ever Langford Bikefest this summer, featuring world cup pump track racing, enduro racing, and skills sessions. (Black Press Media file photo)

World cup qualifier coming to inaugural Langford Bikefest this summer

The festival runs July 2 to 3 and will feature races, skills sessions and more

Darren Berrecloth rides through the red ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in June 2021. The park is set to host the first-ever Langford Bikefest this summer, featuring world cup pump track racing, enduro racing, and skills sessions. (Black Press Media file photo)
Forty-one homes will remain in a condensed portion of the Tri-Way Mobile Home Park in Langford, next to a new subsidized housing building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford mobile park residents waiting for answers about their future homes

Income, asset criteria could see some lose their home, fail to qualify for CRHC housing

Forty-one homes will remain in a condensed portion of the Tri-Way Mobile Home Park in Langford, next to a new subsidized housing building. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic sits lined up Wednesday on the end of Glen Lake Road where it meets up with Sooke Road. The City of Langford reconfigured Glen Lake Road to align it with the traffic signal at Happy Valley Road. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford officially opens reconfigured Glen Lake Road connection

Section near Sooke Road sees vehicles diverted to Happy Valley traffic light

Traffic sits lined up Wednesday on the end of Glen Lake Road where it meets up with Sooke Road. The City of Langford reconfigured Glen Lake Road to align it with the traffic signal at Happy Valley Road. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
An area just off Millstream Road (highlighted) is targeted for possible film soundstages in the Langford Heights development. The other lots slated for a business park, and possibly residential development, would not be impacted. (Courtesy of City of Langford)

Curtains could open to film studio idea with Langford rezoning off Millstream

Sound stages are a rare resource for filmmakers on Vancouver Island

An area just off Millstream Road (highlighted) is targeted for possible film soundstages in the Langford Heights development. The other lots slated for a business park, and possibly residential development, would not be impacted. (Courtesy of City of Langford)
Kristen Awram hopes her petition will convince developers to preserve this large arbutus tree on the corner of Jacklin and Dunford roads. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford residents look to have arbutus spared from axe

Petition to save the Dunford/Jacklin tree has garnered over 1,500 signatures

Kristen Awram hopes her petition will convince developers to preserve this large arbutus tree on the corner of Jacklin and Dunford roads. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Members of Langford Now, a new electors organization in Langford, at a meeting. Corrina Craig (front right) is the group’s authorized principal official. (Courtesy of Corrina Craig)

Langford Now looks to bring new blood into city’s politics

The group is registered as an electors organization with Elections BC

Members of Langford Now, a new electors organization in Langford, at a meeting. Corrina Craig (front right) is the group’s authorized principal official. (Courtesy of Corrina Craig)
Map showing the proposed concept for the new Olympic View zoning. (Courtesy of City of Langford)

Make Olympic View bigger? Langford hosts public hearing Tuesday night

More units, taller buildings, more green space proposed, hearing goes 5:30 p.m. April 19

Map showing the proposed concept for the new Olympic View zoning. (Courtesy of City of Langford)
Acacia Kali is described as a Caucasian woman, weighing 154 pounds with blue eyes and light brown hair. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

MISSING: 34-year-old Acacia Kali last seen April 6

West Shore RCMP asking for public’s help finding missing woman

Acacia Kali is described as a Caucasian woman, weighing 154 pounds with blue eyes and light brown hair. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
A property at 528 Goldstream Ave., home to the iconic Pagoda House, is one of the properties council is considering rezoning. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Pagoda House in Langford could be saved, but move would be expensive

528 Goldstream Ave. property up for re-zoning for a six-storey tower

A property at 528 Goldstream Ave., home to the iconic Pagoda House, is one of the properties council is considering rezoning. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Friends Jon McClean, left, and Wil Meade are in Poland on an independent mission to support Ukrainian refugees. (Courtesy of Jon McClean)

Langford men on independent mission to support refugees fleeing Ukraine

Wil Meade and Jon McClean look to be based in border town in Poland

Friends Jon McClean, left, and Wil Meade are in Poland on an independent mission to support Ukrainian refugees. (Courtesy of Jon McClean)
Langford Mayor Stew Young remembers the speedway as the biggest event in town for many of Langford’s early years. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Speedway Spotlight: Stew Young remembers growing up at the racetrack in Langford

Mayor hopeful there will be another 50 years of memories at the races

Langford Mayor Stew Young remembers the speedway as the biggest event in town for many of Langford’s early years. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)