Langford

(Black Press file photo)

Langford already feeling effects of proposed speculation tax

Mayor Stew Young fears tax will trigger another economic downturn

(Black Press file photo)
Hiker dies after suffering a heart attack in Mount Wells Park

Hiker dies after suffering a heart attack in Mount Wells Park

B.C. Coroners Service has been called to the scene.

  • Jul 4, 2018
Hiker dies after suffering a heart attack in Mount Wells Park
Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Local developer saw a demand for short-term rentals

  • Jun 14, 2018
Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford
Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)

Businesses take a hit due to the construction on Jacklin Road

One business owner hopes construction will pay off in the long run

Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)
Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)

Transforming the image of cannabis users

Dispensary eyes expansion to the West Shore

Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)
Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary school in Langford, on Saturday. 
(Photos by Spencer Pickles/Black Press)                                Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary School in Langford, on Saturday. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Women enjoy perfect day for annual Goddess Run

Roughly 900 runners took to the streets in Langford

  • Jun 4, 2018
Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary school in Langford, on Saturday. 
(Photos by Spencer Pickles/Black Press)                                Roughly 900 women took part in the seventh annual Goddess Run, beginning and ending at Belmont Secondary School in Langford, on Saturday. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Emergency crews respond to reports of a man pinned in Langford

Emergency crews respond to reports of a man pinned in Langford

Ambulance, West Shore RCMP on scene at Alpine Disposal and Recycling

Emergency crews respond to reports of a man pinned in Langford
Two men sought after dumping injured cat out of a car window in Langford

Two men sought after dumping injured cat out of a car window in Langford

Incident occurred in the 3000-block of Pickford Road on Tuesday

Two men sought after dumping injured cat out of a car window in Langford
Emergency crews responding to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park that closed the roadway for roughly 13 hours. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation/Twitter )

Seven years later, what’s changed since the 2011 Malahat fuel truck crash and closure?

Trans-Canada Highway reopens to traffic Friday morning after roughly 13-hour closure

Emergency crews responding to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park that closed the roadway for roughly 13 hours. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation/Twitter )
Heat wave also brings spike in preventable fires

Heat wave also brings spike in preventable fires

Langford Fire Rescue reminds residents to be cautious as discarded cigarettes cause three fires

Heat wave also brings spike in preventable fires
Women’s sevens captains from the 12 participating countries lined up for a photo shoot at Hatley Castle on May 10, just two days away from the start of the Langford Series event. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Women’s sevens captains from the 12 participating countries lined up for a photo shoot at Hatley Castle on May 10, just two days away from the start of the Langford Series event. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

City hosts reception to celebrate 25 years of constructing Langford

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open
UPDATED: Missing Langford teen has been found

UPDATED: Missing Langford teen has been found

Ashley Garland could be using the alias Michelle Adams

UPDATED: Missing Langford teen has been found
Store manager Ted Pigeon adjusts a display at the new Save-On-Foods store in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Store manager Ted Pigeon adjusts a display at the new Save-On-Foods store in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. 
(Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Emergency crews rescue pregnant woman from Mount Finlayson

Langford and Metchosin respond to roughly four-hour-long rescue

A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. 
(Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Residents at the Baby Jesus of Prague Orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, unload supplies purchased by West Shore volunteers after Hurricane Matthew. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Caring trumps racism for retired Langford fire chief

Support for Haitian orphans continues

Residents at the Baby Jesus of Prague Orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, unload supplies purchased by West Shore volunteers after Hurricane Matthew. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Players from Team Canada get one last practice in at Westhills Stadium in Langford on Thursday. The team will take on Brazil as part of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Men’s rugby team takes on Brazil on home turf

Game takes place at Westhills Stadium on Feb. 17

Players from Team Canada get one last practice in at Westhills Stadium in Langford on Thursday. The team will take on Brazil as part of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The region’s transportation priorities are no secret according to Langford Mayor Stew Young. (File photo)

Regional transportation authority has mayors at odds

Langford will ‘go down fighting’ counter petition

The region’s transportation priorities are no secret according to Langford Mayor Stew Young. (File photo)
Brent Barrett stars as Billy Flynn in the Broadway musical, Chicago, which is coming to the Royal Theatre for the first time later this month. (Chicago the Musical photo)

Chicago comes to town for first time ever

Broadway musical hits the Royal Theatre stage Dec. 18 to 23

Brent Barrett stars as Billy Flynn in the Broadway musical, Chicago, which is coming to the Royal Theatre for the first time later this month. (Chicago the Musical photo)
Canada team captain Ghislaine Landry carries the ball during action at the last Sydney Womens Sevens tournament in Australia. (Photo by Ian Muir/Rugby Canada)

Women’s Sevens Series returns to Langford

Canada looks to improve on last year’s silver medal performance

  • Dec 2, 2017
Canada team captain Ghislaine Landry carries the ball during action at the last Sydney Womens Sevens tournament in Australia. (Photo by Ian Muir/Rugby Canada)