Highlands

Following a cease work order from the District of Highlands in October, the BC Supreme Court ruled Jan. 20. that bylaws won’t apply to O.K. Industries’ work until its quarrying activity is complete. (Courtesy of District of Highlands)

BC Supreme Court rules Highlands quarry work can continue

District bylaws won’t apply until quarrying activities are complete

 

Fire crews from the Highlands and Langford joined forces to rescue a dog that fell down a cliff in Gowlland Tod Provincial Park. (Highlands Fire Rescue/Facebook)

Highlands, Langford firefighters rescue dog from 60-foot gully in Gowlland Tod Provincial Park

Third dog rescued from same area in past year, fire chief says

 

This map of OK Industries’ plans for a quarry was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)

BC Supreme Court tosses out application to stop work on Highlands quarry

Highlands District Community Association will not suffer irreparable harm if work begins, says judge

 

O.K. Industries is looking to build a quarry next to Capital Regional District land, of which the aquifer sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Map courtesy of the District of Highlands)

Opposition to gravel quarry in Highlands gains traction

Impact on drinking water a major concern

O.K. Industries is looking to build a quarry next to Capital Regional District land, of which the aquifer sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Map courtesy of the District of Highlands)
OK Industries wants to build the quarry next to the Capital Regional District land, of which the aquifer sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)

Association calling for more information on mine proposal

O.K. Industries plans to build rock quarry in Highlands

OK Industries wants to build the quarry next to the Capital Regional District land, of which the aquifer sits underneath. This map was taken from the 2015 report for the rezoning application. (Photo courtesy District of Highlands)
Highlands Mayor Ken Williams said the District will be hostng a public engagement session in the new year about the growing number of illegal secondary suites that are popping up throughout the municipality. (Gazette file photo)

Highlands takes aim at illegal secondary suites

Report estimates roughly 30 to 50 per cent of homes have unauthorized dwellings

Highlands Mayor Ken Williams said the District will be hostng a public engagement session in the new year about the growing number of illegal secondary suites that are popping up throughout the municipality. (Gazette file photo)
B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Man uninjured after power line traps him in dump truck

Incident happened in the 600-block of Taylor Way in the District of Highlands

B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Highlands resident Sally Gose and her dogs Jasmine (left) and Rocket stand on Ross Durrance Road as cars speed by Tuesday afternoon. Gose started a petition, which was brought to Highlands council earlier this week, that calls on the municipality to implement traffic calming measures to reduce aggessive and speeding drivers. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Aggressive drivers in the Highlands draws ire of residents

Neighbours calling on district, RCMP for traffic calming, enforcement

Highlands resident Sally Gose and her dogs Jasmine (left) and Rocket stand on Ross Durrance Road as cars speed by Tuesday afternoon. Gose started a petition, which was brought to Highlands council earlier this week, that calls on the municipality to implement traffic calming measures to reduce aggessive and speeding drivers. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)