City of Langford

Langford resident Tanelle Bolt is raising concerns about the accessibility of the newly opened Langford Station, including the large steps required to get into shipping container stores which do not currently have ramps. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Accessibility advocate concerned with newly opened Langford Station

Tanelle Bolt says the venue was a missed opportunity for accessible infrastructure

Langford resident Tanelle Bolt is raising concerns about the accessibility of the newly opened Langford Station, including the large steps required to get into shipping container stores which do not currently have ramps. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young speaking at the announcement of his trip to Ukraine at Langford Fire Hall on June 8, 2022. He also announced plans to establish a sister city with a community in Ukraine. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford Mayor Young going with team to Ukraine

Team observing humanitarian efforts, plans to establish sister city

Langford Mayor Stew Young speaking at the announcement of his trip to Ukraine at Langford Fire Hall on June 8, 2022. He also announced plans to establish a sister city with a community in Ukraine. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The Sooke School District 62 office in Langford. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

No set lunch period leaves kids suffering at Greater Victoria school: parent

Vanessa Taylor says her children can’t cope with a period split between lunch and instructional time

The Sooke School District 62 office in Langford. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young on Feb. 12 at Starlight Stadium in Langford as the Toronto Arrows and LA Giltinis faced off in the first-ever MLR match played in B.C. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford mayor ‘disappointed’ about sevens leaving, but looking to other events

Stew Young said the stadium expansion would be able to attract other large events

Langford Mayor Stew Young on Feb. 12 at Starlight Stadium in Langford as the Toronto Arrows and LA Giltinis faced off in the first-ever MLR match played in B.C. (Black Press Media file photo)
Players from Canada and Spain run onto the field during the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop at Starlight Stadium in April. Rugby Canada is combining the women’s and men’s tournaments at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver starting in 2023. (Black Press Media file photo)

Women’s sevens rugby event shifts from Langford to Vancouver for 2023

HSBC World Rugby Seven Series tournament to be combined with men’s event

Players from Canada and Spain run onto the field during the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop at Starlight Stadium in April. Rugby Canada is combining the women’s and men’s tournaments at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver starting in 2023. (Black Press Media file photo)
A portion of the money raised will go towards purchasing new surgical equipment. (Black Press Media File)

Victoria Hospitals Foundation raises $430,000 for new surgery equipment

The O-Arm Imaging System is used during spinal, head or brain surgeries for real-time imaging

A portion of the money raised will go towards purchasing new surgical equipment. (Black Press Media File)
Players from the Westshore Warriors and the Victoria Spartans (black) play a football match on Goudy Field on May 29, 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Only 2 lit turf fields leave minor football struggling for field space in the West Shore

West Shore minor teams may be relocated to Saanich or shut down if no solution found

Players from the Westshore Warriors and the Victoria Spartans (black) play a football match on Goudy Field on May 29, 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The mural is one of four being erected across the country which joined together will contain the phrase “True North (and) Strong Free.” (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: New Langford mosaic mural represents ‘True North’

Global Roots has put other murals in the Prairies, Ontario/Quebec and Atlantic Canada

The mural is one of four being erected across the country which joined together will contain the phrase “True North (and) Strong Free.” (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Drew Shaw has been a member of the Lake Side Buoys supporters group since 2009 and has been bringing the pipes since then. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Die-hard soccer fans are fuelling the surge in Pacific FC popularity

Tuesday’s lower attendance was a logistical anomaly, according to the club

Drew Shaw has been a member of the Lake Side Buoys supporters group since 2009 and has been bringing the pipes since then. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Gianni dos Santos was the player of the match against Valour FC in his first start of the season. Coach James Merriman hugs dos Santos after the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Much-changed Pacific FC tie Valour FC at Langford’s Starlight Stadium

The Langford-based team rallied from two goals down to tie Winnipeg

Gianni dos Santos was the player of the match against Valour FC in his first start of the season. Coach James Merriman hugs dos Santos after the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Langford Mayor Stew Young, here joining Premier John Horgan in helping restock Glen Lake with rainbow trout at a previous event, defended the city’s environmental protection record during a May 16 council meeting. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Langford per capita GHG emissions down, among lowest in CRD

But overall emissions increased second-most in region ffrom 2007 to 2020

Langford Mayor Stew Young, here joining Premier John Horgan in helping restock Glen Lake with rainbow trout at a previous event, defended the city’s environmental protection record during a May 16 council meeting. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The front page of Vol. 17. No. 20 of the Goldstream Gazette from May 13, 1992. (Courtesy of Goldstream Gazette archives)

Back in the Day: Dog census, rodeo and light rapid transit

‘Say Whoa to Rodeo’ took a while to catch on

The front page of Vol. 17. No. 20 of the Goldstream Gazette from May 13, 1992. (Courtesy of Goldstream Gazette archives)
Alejandro Diaz hurdles a challenge from York United’s Diyaeddine Abzi during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Pacific FC remain top despite dropped points versus York

The home team could not break down York’s stout defence in Langford

Alejandro Diaz hurdles a challenge from York United’s Diyaeddine Abzi during the Pacific FC versus York United match at Starlight Stadium on May 20, 2022. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
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

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

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)
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

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)
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)