Langford

The NerdYurt is the latest little free library in the CRD, soon to be painted by students from Ecole John Stubbs School. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Langford opens chapter on NerdYurt, Capital Region’s 450th little free library

Readers might find a new release, a literary classic or a dog-eared Harlequin.

 

Preliminary design of a six-storey development on Goldstream and Fairway avenues in Langford. (Courtesy of Design Build Services)

Langford approves two six-storey residential buildings for Fairway Avenue

Outpouring of community input halved the project from the original 12 storeys

 

West Shore RCMP responded to 164 calls for service the last weekend, including numerous violent assaults. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP responds to 164 calls for service over weekend

Calls included numerous bear spray assaults and domestic violence incidents

 

Sewer construction will mean limited access to West Shore Parkway from Sooke Road for the next week. (Courtesy of the City of Langford)

West Shore Parkway access limited from Sooke Road

Crews working on sewer construction for the next week

Sewer construction will mean limited access to West Shore Parkway from Sooke Road for the next week. (Courtesy of the City of Langford)
Club Phoenix Fitness in Langford is the first Island business to be ordered closed by the provincial workplace closure order put into effect April 11. It will be closed until at least April 29. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Langford gym first Island business to be closed by public health order

Workplace closure order can now close businesses with three or more COVID-19 cases

Club Phoenix Fitness in Langford is the first Island business to be ordered closed by the provincial workplace closure order put into effect April 11. It will be closed until at least April 29. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
Maclean’s Magazine has ranked Langford as the best community in B.C. and 18th best in Canada for 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
Maclean’s Magazine has ranked Langford as the best community in B.C. and 18th best in Canada for 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tons of bottles were donated during bottle drives in Sooke and Langford on March 27. The funds raised from the drives will help a local family stay with their daughter during her leukemia treatments in Vancouver. (Photos: Glendora Scarfone)

Sooke, Langford bottle drives help cover family’s costs of staying with daughter during cancer treatments

More than $11,900 raised to help Shae Hanilton’s family stay with her in Vancouver

Tons of bottles were donated during bottle drives in Sooke and Langford on March 27. The funds raised from the drives will help a local family stay with their daughter during her leukemia treatments in Vancouver. (Photos: Glendora Scarfone)
The 10-part Netflix series Maid, which is being exclusively shot in Greater Victoria, has been filming in Langford and Colwood over the past two weeks. On April 7, filming will take place on the east side of the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Black Press Media file)

Netflix series ‘Maid’ filming in Colwood

10-episode Warner Bros. production filmed exclusively in Greater Victoria

The 10-part Netflix series Maid, which is being exclusively shot in Greater Victoria, has been filming in Langford and Colwood over the past two weeks. On April 7, filming will take place on the east side of the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Black Press Media file)
Early reviews indicate Heathen Smokehouse, Colin Stann’s Langford-based business, is off to a great start. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Gourmet products smoking good for Langford man’s PTSD

Post traumatic stress disorder follows career in corrections

Early reviews indicate Heathen Smokehouse, Colin Stann’s Langford-based business, is off to a great start. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
An employee at Real Canadian Superstore in Langford has tested positive for COVID-19 on a presumptive test. Their last day at work was March 24. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Langford Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Employee’s last day at work was March 24

An employee at Real Canadian Superstore in Langford has tested positive for COVID-19 on a presumptive test. Their last day at work was March 24. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
The Maritime Museum of B.C. said Tuesday that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has sunk its planned involvement in a proposed Langford development. (Photo contributed by Maritime Museum of B.C.)

Pandemic sinks Maritime Museum involvement in Langford Pacific Maritime Centre

The $87 million proposed project included a state-of-the-art museum and performing arts centre

The Maritime Museum of B.C. said Tuesday that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has sunk its planned involvement in a proposed Langford development. (Photo contributed by Maritime Museum of B.C.)
A rendering of Hockley House. (Rendering courtesy of the CRD)

New affordable housing units almost ready in Langford

Residents start moving into Hockley House in early April

A rendering of Hockley House. (Rendering courtesy of the CRD)
A vehicle incident on the Trans-Canada Highway between the Leigh and Millstream roads overpasses was affecting traffic Thursday afternoon. (Google Maps/Screenshot)

UPDATED: Vehicle incident along Trans-Canada Highway in Langford cleared

Southbound left lane was closed between Leigh and Millstream roads overpasses

A vehicle incident on the Trans-Canada Highway between the Leigh and Millstream roads overpasses was affecting traffic Thursday afternoon. (Google Maps/Screenshot)
Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamilton’s daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. Bottle drives in Sooke and Langford on March 27 will also benefit the family. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)

Bottle drives in Sooke, Langford bring support for family after daughter’s leukemia diagnosis

Funds will help Shae Hamilton’s parents stay with her during her treatment in Vancouver

Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamilton’s daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. Bottle drives in Sooke and Langford on March 27 will also benefit the family. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)
The Sooke School District says students may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 at Lakewood Elementary School March 12. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Langford elementary school

People may have been exposed at Lakewood Elementary School March 12

The Sooke School District says students may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 at Lakewood Elementary School March 12. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
The #MyBelmont community is celebrating its third anniversary in Langford. The 22-acre development is next to the Belmont Market, and offers both rental apartments, commercial space and condominium homes suited for first-time buyers. (Photo submitted)

#MyBelmont community celebrates three-year anniversary

The 22-acre development offers rental apartments, condominium homes, commercial space

The #MyBelmont community is celebrating its third anniversary in Langford. The 22-acre development is next to the Belmont Market, and offers both rental apartments, commercial space and condominium homes suited for first-time buyers. (Photo submitted)
The RBC branch at Westshore Town Centre in Langford will remain closed due to flooding issues until at least Monday, March 15. (Rick Stiebel/Gazette staff)

Flood closes RBC at Westshore Town Centre

Branch aims to reopen Monday, March 15

The RBC branch at Westshore Town Centre in Langford will remain closed due to flooding issues until at least Monday, March 15. (Rick Stiebel/Gazette staff)
Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble (whose members are seen behind the couple) on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamiltons’ daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)

Sooke family receives support from percussion group after daughter’s leukemia diagnosis

Funds will help the Hamiltons stay with their daughter, Shae, in Vancouver during her treatments

Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble (whose members are seen behind the couple) on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamiltons’ daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)

UPDATED: Teen last seen in Langford found safe in Alberta

West Shore RCMP reported the teen safe on March 11

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
Ron Sivorot, business director at Kennametal’s Langford site, the Greater Victoria facility that made a component being used on NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. (Jake Romphf, Black Press Media)

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover using piece made at Kennametal’s Langford site

The Greater Victoria plant’s tooth blank is helping the rover’s drill collect rock cores

Ron Sivorot, business director at Kennametal’s Langford site, the Greater Victoria facility that made a component being used on NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. (Jake Romphf, Black Press Media)