Goldstream News Staff

Midfielder Marco Bustos has re-signed with Pacific FC, as they head into their 2021 season set for spring. (Twitter/@MarcoBustos10)

Pacific FC completes roster with Marco Bustos, one of the league’s MVP finalists

24-year-old is one of the quickest players on the pitch, says head coach

Midfielder Marco Bustos has re-signed with Pacific FC, as they head into their 2021 season set for spring. (Twitter/@MarcoBustos10)
West Shore RCMP are reminding residents to stay on the lookout after a woman nearly got away with stealing numerous Christmas presents in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP officer returns stolen Christmas presents to Langford residents

Gifts included handmade children’s dolls and personal crafts

West Shore RCMP are reminding residents to stay on the lookout after a woman nearly got away with stealing numerous Christmas presents in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP are looking for a man suspected of using stolen information to spend $6,000 in fraudulent purchases and attempt at taking out a loan. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP release suspect image after fraudster spent $6,000 of victim’s money

Fraud revealed during investigation of massive fraud and identity operation

West Shore RCMP are looking for a man suspected of using stolen information to spend $6,000 in fraudulent purchases and attempt at taking out a loan. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
A group of View Royal residents collected over 60 grocery bags for the Goldstream Food Bank on Saturday, Dec. 5. (Sylvia May photo)

View Royal residents, kids collect more than 60 grocery bags full for food bank

Residents wore masks, social-distanced and avoided knocking on doors

A group of View Royal residents collected over 60 grocery bags for the Goldstream Food Bank on Saturday, Dec. 5. (Sylvia May photo)
Colwood’s Herm Williams Park features a brilliant display of lights for nearby residents to enjoy the entire month. (Melanie MacAuley photo)

Colwood sparkles with Christmas lights for second year

Lights on display until end of the year

Colwood’s Herm Williams Park features a brilliant display of lights for nearby residents to enjoy the entire month. (Melanie MacAuley photo)
View Royal mayor David Screech says he’s proud to be a part of the solution to the affordable housing crisis, as two new buildings near Thetis Lake will have 34 units starting at $375 per month. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
View Royal mayor David Screech says he’s proud to be a part of the solution to the affordable housing crisis, as two new buildings near Thetis Lake will have 34 units starting at $375 per month. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP detachment. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man dies after single-vehicle crash into tree in Langford

West Shore RCMP, BC Coroners Service investigating Dec. 7 collision

West Shore RCMP detachment. (Black Press Media file photo)
A car was on fire on Malahat Drive Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Ken Patterson)

UPDATED: No injuries following vehicle fire on Malahat

Vehicle was fully engulfed in flames, says fire department

A car was on fire on Malahat Drive Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Ken Patterson)
Belmont Secondary School. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Comment taken out of context led to rumours of shooting threat at Belmont

Sooke School District has identified source, given all-clear for students to be in class

Belmont Secondary School. (Black Press Media file photo)
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 seek video footage after dog walker reports indecent exposure in Langford

Driver slowed and was masturbating, reports 18-year-old woman

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)
Colwood’s Esquimalt Lagoon will temporarily close from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13 to film a new Hallmark movie. (Leanne Edington photo)

Esquimalt Lagoon will temporarily close to film Hallmark movie

Access to the bridge will be closed on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Colwood’s Esquimalt Lagoon will temporarily close from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13 to film a new Hallmark movie. (Leanne Edington photo)
Goldstream Gazette is holding the first annual Local Hero Awards ceremony on the West Shore on June 18. Deadline for nominations is on May 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

Nominate your West Shore hero today!

Submit your application to one of 12 different categories before Jan. 4

Goldstream Gazette is holding the first annual Local Hero Awards ceremony on the West Shore on June 18. Deadline for nominations is on May 2. (Black Press Media file photo)
Royal Bay Secondary’s leadership class, comprised of Grade 9 through 12 students, is part of the student team organizing this year’s 10,000 Tonight event that shifts entirely online for 2020. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

West Shore student food drive shifts entirely online

Drive-thru option removed from 10,000 Tonight in light of COVID-19 restrictions

Royal Bay Secondary’s leadership class, comprised of Grade 9 through 12 students, is part of the student team organizing this year’s 10,000 Tonight event that shifts entirely online for 2020. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
RCMP released this photo of some of the firearms seized during a traffic stop. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Second driver facing impaired charges after View Royal traffic stop leads to loaded firearms

West Shore RCMP stop swerving motorist and Saanich woman who came to pick her up

RCMP released this photo of some of the firearms seized during a traffic stop. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Classes are cancelled at Royal Bay Secondary School and other schools Nov. 30 due to power outages. (Black Press Media file photo)

Classes cancelled across the West Shore, Sooke due to power outages

Students can be picked up but facilities remain open

Classes are cancelled at Royal Bay Secondary School and other schools Nov. 30 due to power outages. (Black Press Media file photo)
(left to right) BC Premier John Horgan, government employee Su-Mei MacDonnell, MLA for Esquimalt-Metchosin Mitzi Dean, and Langford Mayor Stewart Young at the announcement of a new government space located in Langford in November 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pilot project to move government employees to West Shore pushed to early 2021

Construction set to complete by end of December

(left to right) BC Premier John Horgan, government employee Su-Mei MacDonnell, MLA for Esquimalt-Metchosin Mitzi Dean, and Langford Mayor Stewart Young at the announcement of a new government space located in Langford in November 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Grinch was spotted on a tractor in Metchosin Monday morning, an early welcome for the holiday season. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTO: Grinch arrives early for the holidays in Metchosin

Send your favourite Christmas decorations to Black Press Media

The Grinch was spotted on a tractor in Metchosin Monday morning, an early welcome for the holiday season. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Capital Regional District Animal Control say an eight-month-old Rottweiler bit a Langford mother and her child near Glen Lake on Nov. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Large dog attacks mother and child in Langford

Mother puts three-year-old on top of car to protect him

Capital Regional District Animal Control say an eight-month-old Rottweiler bit a Langford mother and her child near Glen Lake on Nov. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)
A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
A View Royal grocery store will be closed for five days in November due to shooting for Maid, a Netflix series being filmed across Greater Victoria. (Facebook/Helmcken Market)
Langford Fire Rescue and West Shore RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that took place in abandoned homes in Langford three days apart from each other. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP investigating two suspicious fires three days apart from each other

Fires both reported near West Shore Parkway in Langford

Langford Fire Rescue and West Shore RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that took place in abandoned homes in Langford three days apart from each other. (Black Press Media file photo)