Charla Huber

Randy Wiebe checks the carburetor on his boomer car. The 50-year-old has spent much of his life at Western Speedway and is the only legally blind driver on the track.

Blind racer ‘drives by braille’

Legally blind, Randy Wiebe has spent the past few decades ripping around Western Speedway racing in the demolition derby

Randy Wiebe checks the carburetor on his boomer car. The 50-year-old has spent much of his life at Western Speedway and is the only legally blind driver on the track.
July 13

Body of missing boater recovered in Florence Lake

The body of a 61-year-old Langford man was recovered from Florence Lake shortly after noon on Friday, July 13.

July 13
West Shore ready to rock It took 2.5 days for crews to transform the soccer fields at West Shore Parks and Recreation into the venue for today’s Rock the Shores concert. The show features headliners The Tragically Hip and the Sam Roberts Band along with Victoria bands Jets Overhead and Current Swell.

Authorities prepare for 12,000 partyers flocking to West Shore Friday night

Extra buses and police added for Rock the Shores, featuring The Tragically Hip, Sam Roberts Band, Jets Overhead and Current Swell.

West Shore ready to rock It took 2.5 days for crews to transform the soccer fields at West Shore Parks and Recreation into the venue for today’s Rock the Shores concert. The show features headliners The Tragically Hip and the Sam Roberts Band along with Victoria bands Jets Overhead and Current Swell.

West Shore soccer fields transformed for Friday’s rock concert

Work starts today (July 11) for hundreds of people tasked with creating a venue for 12,000 spectators at the sold out Rock the Shores.

July 10

West Shore family pleads for urn’s return

The remains of a loving father and grandfather was one of the items stolen during a home invasion in View Royal, July 8

July 10
Paul Scotthorne

Victoria floats above helium shortage

Global helium shortage shouldn't impact MRIs, UVic chemists – but balloon inflations could suffer

Paul Scotthorne
Soleil Steffes

Spoonful of sugar in Langford

Langford’s modern-day Mary Poppins says the secret to raising happy kids is to stop saying “no.”

Soleil Steffes

Cougar Annie on stage in Metchosin

East Sooke entertainer Katrina Kadoski will transform into B.C. historical icon Cougar Annie on Sunday, June 10.

Undercover RCMP officers arrest man wanted for indecent exposure

Police believe they’ve arrested the person responsible for a series of indecent acts committed on a B.C. Transit bus

Column: Bullying experience a harsh reminder

If, at age 30, I am too embarrassed to talk about bullying, how can we ever expect a child to?

A West Shore RCMP crusier blocks the driveway of a home in the 1500 block of Millstream Road

UPDATE: Body found in Highlands, identified

The body of an adult male was found at a home in the 1500-block of Millstream Rd., Monday evening (May 28).

A West Shore RCMP crusier blocks the driveway of a home in the 1500 block of Millstream Road
Man  against steer Chance Butterfield

Luxton Pro Rodeo brings back Wild West

The Luxton Pro Rodeo brought out the crowds this past weekend, for some good old-fashioned entertainment.

Man  against steer Chance Butterfield
Protestors outside the grounds of the Luxton Pro Rodeo

Luxton rodeo protesters want changes

Protest aimed at specific events, such as calf and team roping, steer wrestling and the use of a flank strap

Protestors outside the grounds of the Luxton Pro Rodeo
West Coast Amusement workers Credence Holmes

Luxton rodeo kicks off South Island’s midway season

The Luxton Pro Rodeo is back in town for the May long-weekend, May 19 to 21.

West Coast Amusement workers Credence Holmes

Sandwich grill, Sharpies stolen from Colwood car lot

West Shore RCMP were called to the Island highway business at 11 a.m., May 4 at 11 a.m. by employees reporting the break-in.

Dynamite sticks seized in a Sooke Road Home were each 1.5 inches in diameter and 10 inches in length with electric detonators in each stick.

Arrest of armed men leads police to dynamite stashed in Sooke Road home

The RCMP’s West Shore Street Crime Unit recovered three sticks of dynamite on Wednesday (April 30) from a Langford home on Sooke Road.

Dynamite sticks seized in a Sooke Road Home were each 1.5 inches in diameter and 10 inches in length with electric detonators in each stick.
Although possessing and smoking pot is technically illegal

Metchosin marijuana motion moves up the ladder

Regional politicians back motion to decriminalize marijuana

Although possessing and smoking pot is technically illegal
West Shore Wolves team owners Dave Horner

Former Victoria Grizzlies chief will lead startup Jr. B hockey club

Former Victoria Grizzlies coach and general manager Victoria Gervais will lead the startup West Shore Wolves

West Shore Wolves team owners Dave Horner
Veteran Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip will headline Rock the Shore concert this July in Colwood.

Tragically Hip to headline concert at West Shore recreation

Get ready to get fully completely blown away by Canadian icons the Tragically Hip at West Shore Parks and Recreation this July.

Veteran Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip will headline Rock the Shore concert this July in Colwood.
Denika McDonald

Talented skaters light up the ice with Grease

Relive the magic of Grease with the Racquet Club of Victoria Figure Skating Club

Denika McDonald