Langford

Emcon Services Inc. assesses the scene after a logging truck rollover Feb. 8. (Courtesy Emcon Services)
Emcon Services Inc. assesses the scene after a logging truck rollover Feb. 8. (Courtesy Emcon Services)
West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

RCMP investigating complaint man staring at woman on Langford trail

Two women had man staring, jumping out of bush at them

  • Feb 2, 2021
West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are up for rezoning. (CBRE Victoria)

UPDATED: Western Speedway property is up for rezoning

Rezoning application to be considered during Feb. 8 committee meeting

The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are up for rezoning. (CBRE Victoria)
Dean Cameron, Matt Blais, Bernadette Armstrong, April Cameron, Anita Miles, Deborah Gruben and Russell Steele have concerns about the impact two six-storey apartment buildings proposed for Costin Avenue will have on their neighbourhood. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Height, parking, traffic worries remain for Langford residents six-storey development

Public hearing resolution for project on Costin cuts 11 storeys to six

Dean Cameron, Matt Blais, Bernadette Armstrong, April Cameron, Anita Miles, Deborah Gruben and Russell Steele have concerns about the impact two six-storey apartment buildings proposed for Costin Avenue will have on their neighbourhood. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP arrested two people in their late 20s in connection with multiple break and enters and thefts on Jan. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two suspects arrested after multiple Langford thefts, break-ins

Woman, man in their late 20s known to West Shore RCMP

West Shore RCMP arrested two people in their late 20s in connection with multiple break and enters and thefts on Jan. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rolled-over car was spotted in a ditch along Sooke Road near the border of Langford on the morning of Sunday, Jan. 24. (Black Press Media photo)

Car ends up in ditch along Sooke Road Sunday morning

Single vehicle spotted rolled-over just after 10 a.m. on Jan. 24

A rolled-over car was spotted in a ditch along Sooke Road near the border of Langford on the morning of Sunday, Jan. 24. (Black Press Media photo)
Langford and Vancouver Island Economic Alliance are partnering to provide local businesses with one-year Island Good memberships. (Courtesy of Vancouver Island Economic Alliance)

Langford offering local businesses free Island Good membership

Island Good label helps consumers identify local products

Langford and Vancouver Island Economic Alliance are partnering to provide local businesses with one-year Island Good memberships. (Courtesy of Vancouver Island Economic Alliance)
The Starbucks in Langford’s Westshore Town Centre is one of almost 300 storefronts that the U.S. coffee giant will be shutting across Canada by the end of March. (Google Maps)

Langford’s Westshore Town Centre Starbucks to close permanently

Popular coffee chain to close 300 storefronts across Canada by end of March

The Starbucks in Langford’s Westshore Town Centre is one of almost 300 storefronts that the U.S. coffee giant will be shutting across Canada by the end of March. (Google Maps)
The body of 16-year-old Andre Courtemanche was found in Goldstream Provincial Park Jan. 9. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

GoFundMe in memory of Langford teen looks to address mental health

Andre Courtemanche’s body was found in Goldstream Provincial Park Jan. 9

The body of 16-year-old Andre Courtemanche was found in Goldstream Provincial Park Jan. 9. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
After four days, Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue have called off their search for Langford’s Timothy Ross, 38. They presume he drowned while kayaking. (Contributed - RCMP)

Search called off for kayaker missing near Sooke, officials say

Langford’s Timothy Ross, 38, most likely drowned, according to JDF search and rescue

After four days, Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue have called off their search for Langford’s Timothy Ross, 38. They presume he drowned while kayaking. (Contributed - RCMP)
The body of missing Langford teen Andre Courtmanche, 16, was found in Goldstream Provincial Park on the evening of Jan. 9. Police do not suspect foul play and the cause of death is still under investigation. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Body of missing 16-year-old Langford teen found in Goldstream Provincial Park

Discovery made by search and rescue teams on Saturday evening

The body of missing Langford teen Andre Courtmanche, 16, was found in Goldstream Provincial Park on the evening of Jan. 9. Police do not suspect foul play and the cause of death is still under investigation. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP is seeking help identifying a man it suspects of theft and mischief. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP seek help identifying theft suspect

Suspect broke into and stole items from vehicle Dec. 29

West Shore RCMP is seeking help identifying a man it suspects of theft and mischief. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year-old Langford resident in connection to multiple thefts Jan. 5. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Langford thief snagged after someone rifled through four vehicles

RCMP seized 25 pieces of stolen identification from suspect’s home

  • Jan 6, 2021
West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year-old Langford resident in connection to multiple thefts Jan. 5. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP arrested a 32-year-old man Jan. 1 on charges of assault and careless use of a firearm. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP arrested armed, barricaded man New Year’s Day

Suspect charged with assault, careless use of firearm

  • Jan 5, 2021
West Shore RCMP arrested a 32-year-old man Jan. 1 on charges of assault and careless use of a firearm. (Black Press Media file photo)
Julia Jupp, 8, has been busy volunteering at the Goldstream Hatchery during the pandemic. (Courtesy of Joscilyn Jupp)

8-year-old sworn in as member of Goldstream Hatchery

Julia Jupp has always wanted to be a marine biologist

Julia Jupp, 8, has been busy volunteering at the Goldstream Hatchery during the pandemic. (Courtesy of Joscilyn Jupp)
West Shore RCMP are searching for Andre Courtemanche, 16, was last seen wearing a blue and black plaid jacket on Jan. 1. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

RCMP searching for missing Langford boy

Andre Courtemanche, 16, was last seen Jan. 1

West Shore RCMP are searching for Andre Courtemanche, 16, was last seen wearing a blue and black plaid jacket on Jan. 1. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP police dog Erik helped locate the suspect of a drug store robbery in Langford on Dec. 30. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP arrest man for two drug store robberies

Robberies were attempted at Shoppers Drug Marts in Langford and Saanich

  • Dec 31, 2020
West Shore RCMP police dog Erik helped locate the suspect of a drug store robbery in Langford on Dec. 30. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Langford’s Heather Charlton had dozens of her custom cookies featured in two Hallmark holiday movies. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

How one Langford baker got her homemade cookies featured in Hallmark films

Film company ended up ordering over 11 dozen cookies

Langford’s Heather Charlton had dozens of her custom cookies featured in two Hallmark holiday movies. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP and the Integrated Road Safety Unit began checking for winter tires on Bear Mountain Parkway Dec. 23. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

VIDEO: Police inspecting for winter tires at Langford check stops

Winter or mud and snow tires are required between Oct. 1 and April 30

West Shore RCMP and the Integrated Road Safety Unit began checking for winter tires on Bear Mountain Parkway Dec. 23. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)