City of Langford

The E&N track along Station Avenue in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Premier John Horgan doubts return of Island rail service is achievable

Lack of federal support a barrier says Horgan as deadline looms

 

Premier John Horgan answered questions about statements made by retiring BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsey, during an unrelated announcement in Langford on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

John Horgan says everyone needs to make sacrifices to solve B.C.’s housing issues

Premier feels outgoing BC Housing boss’s frustration with vocal opposition groups

 

Premier John Horgan looks on as the rendering of the new post-secondary campus in Langford is unveiled at the announcement on Aug. 3. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

$125-million collaborative post-secondary campus coming to Langford

Horgan called the project ‘an unprecedented collaboration’ between multiple schools

 

A cougar was sighted near Thetis Lake on Aug. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP warn public after cougar sighted near Thetis Lake

Woman walking her dogs in park was followed by a cougar around 7 p.m. Aug. 2

A cougar was sighted near Thetis Lake on Aug. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)
An information session on the program will be held Wednesday Aug. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Nootka Rose Atrium at the Langford Business Centre, 211-2840 Peatt Rd. Pictured is an apartment building on Orono Avenue. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Applications open for Langford’s attainable homeownership program

Program opens with limited offerings; 1-BR and 1-BR plus den units available

An information session on the program will be held Wednesday Aug. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Nootka Rose Atrium at the Langford Business Centre, 211-2840 Peatt Rd. Pictured is an apartment building on Orono Avenue. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A construction worker works on the exterior of a building project on Orono Avenue in Langford. So far no exemptions have been granted to the city’s new construction noise bylaw. (Black Press Media file photo)

No construction noise exemptions yet granted in Langford

3 applications made since bylaw was adopted May 16, none approved

A construction worker works on the exterior of a building project on Orono Avenue in Langford. So far no exemptions have been granted to the city’s new construction noise bylaw. (Black Press Media file photo)
Manny Aparicio (left) and Alejandro Diaz (right) celebrate a goal as Josh Heard jumps on their shoulders during Pacific FC’s rampant 6-0 win against Waterhouse FC in CONCACAF League action on Aug. 2. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC run riot against Waterhouse, win 6-0

With the win, PFC are through to the next round of the CONCACAF League

Manny Aparicio (left) and Alejandro Diaz (right) celebrate a goal as Josh Heard jumps on their shoulders during Pacific FC’s rampant 6-0 win against Waterhouse FC in CONCACAF League action on Aug. 2. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Langford Fire Rescue responded to a small fire outside Millstream Elementary School early Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fire crews make quick work of Langford school fire

A fire started early Saturday on outside a portable at Millstream Elementary

Langford Fire Rescue responded to a small fire outside Millstream Elementary School early Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 is undergoing renovations as Langford council passes rezoning of the Station Avenue properties on which it and the Alexander Mackie Lodge sit. (Black Press Media file photo)

Legion renovations progressing as Langford approves rezoning

Land on which legion, Alexander Mackie Lodge sit now has city centre zoning

The Royal Canadian Legion Prince Edward Branch 91 is undergoing renovations as Langford council passes rezoning of the Station Avenue properties on which it and the Alexander Mackie Lodge sit. (Black Press Media file photo)
The West Shore’s five municipalities each have uniquely tailor-made ways of protecting trees and sensitive areas. Shown is a neighbourhood in the City of Colwood, which recently amended its 2020 urban forest bylaw. (Courtesy of the City of Colwood)

Tree protection on the West Shore: Most municipalities go the bylaw route

City of Langford opted for development permit area method offered by province

The West Shore’s five municipalities each have uniquely tailor-made ways of protecting trees and sensitive areas. Shown is a neighbourhood in the City of Colwood, which recently amended its 2020 urban forest bylaw. (Courtesy of the City of Colwood)
Canada huddles up after Italy scores a try at Starlight Stadium on July 24. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Canadian women’s rugby team bests Italy 34-24 in Langford

First time women’s 15s have played at home in 7 years

Canada huddles up after Italy scores a try at Starlight Stadium on July 24. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford cancelled its council meetings scheduled for Sept. 19, Oct. 3 and Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore councils adjust schedules ahead of municipal election

Summer schedules and cancelled meetings over the next few months

Langford cancelled its council meetings scheduled for Sept. 19, Oct. 3 and Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Vancouver Island Film Commission is set to move into a City of Langford-owned building at 2826 Bryn Maur Rd. in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Vancouver Island Film Commission moving from Victoria to Langford

City of Langford approves lease in city-owned building on Bryn Maur Road

The Vancouver Island Film Commission is set to move into a City of Langford-owned building at 2826 Bryn Maur Rd. in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A pitch to add more tree protection requirements into the City of Langford’s rezoning process fell on mostly deaf ears at Monday’s (July 18) council meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford council votes down another tree protection policy pitch from Szpak

Coun. Lillian Szpak points to resident concerns over tree loss, climate change

A pitch to add more tree protection requirements into the City of Langford’s rezoning process fell on mostly deaf ears at Monday’s (July 18) council meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)
The buffer zone in Metchosin was acquired as part of the land swap agreement between the district, Langford and Scia’new First Nation in 2017. (Black Press Media File)

Metchosin residents angry over stalled buffer zone sale to CRD

Residents to speak at council Monday as Langford council votes on Centre Mountain bylaws

The buffer zone in Metchosin was acquired as part of the land swap agreement between the district, Langford and Scia’new First Nation in 2017. (Black Press Media File)
A worker toils on a construction project on Orono Avenue in Langford. Council will vote July 18 on whether to charge a fee for applications for construction noise bylaw exemptions. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Companies seeking exemption from construction noise bylaw may be charged in Langford

Application fee proposal would see companies charged $500, or $750 for short notice

A worker toils on a construction project on Orono Avenue in Langford. Council will vote July 18 on whether to charge a fee for applications for construction noise bylaw exemptions. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
York United goalkeeper Niko Giantsopoulos makes a save during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Langford-based Pacific FC face two key clashes in four days

PFC have recovered form lately with two wins on the bounce

York United goalkeeper Niko Giantsopoulos makes a save during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Langford Beer Festival attendees cheers before sampling some B.C. craft beer Saturday at Starlight Stadium. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Langford Beer Festival sells out inaugural edition

Starlight Stadium filled with more than 2,500 people Saturday

Langford Beer Festival attendees cheers before sampling some B.C. craft beer Saturday at Starlight Stadium. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Crowds line Goldstream Avenue in Langford as more than 500 hot rods roll by Saturday as part of Northwest Deuce Days activities ahead of the main show Sunday in downtown Victoria. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Hundreds of hot rods roll through Langford

Saturday’s rolling car show was part of Northwest Deuce Days, which finishes Sunday afternoon

Crowds line Goldstream Avenue in Langford as more than 500 hot rods roll by Saturday as part of Northwest Deuce Days activities ahead of the main show Sunday in downtown Victoria. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The City of Langford has recently repainted bright red warning messages on several streets in the city and their wording has caused a stir on social media. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Block, do not: ‘Yoda’ message catches eye of Langford motorists

The bright red road warnings are meant to remind motorists to leave space for emergency vehicles

The City of Langford has recently repainted bright red warning messages on several streets in the city and their wording has caused a stir on social media. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)