Goldstream 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

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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)
Power has been restored to 415 BC Hydro customers after a fallen tree caused an outage Sunday morning just after 11 a.m. (BC Hydro)

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 400 Port Renfrew residents Sunday

Outage caused by fallen tree across wires around 11 a.m.

Power has been restored to 415 BC Hydro customers after a fallen tree caused an outage Sunday morning just after 11 a.m. (BC Hydro)
Pacific FC continues to stock its roster for the 2021 Canadian Premier League soccer season. The four player signings announced last week brings the total to 10 under contract. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pacific FC adds four more players to 2021 roster

Midfielder Marco Bustos, finalist for CPL MVP, has yet to confirm return

Pacific FC continues to stock its roster for the 2021 Canadian Premier League soccer season. The four player signings announced last week brings the total to 10 under contract. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Fire Rescue is investigating after a fire was reported at an abandoned building on Saturday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Second fire at abandoned Langford home in three days

Langford Fire Rescue, West Shore RCMP investigating two suspicious fires in close proximity

Langford Fire Rescue is investigating after a fire was reported at an abandoned building on Saturday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
West Shore Parks and Rec is asking the public to complete a survey to determine what youth programs they will re-introduce in January 2021. (Black Press Media file)
West Shore Parks and Rec is asking the public to complete a survey to determine what youth programs they will re-introduce in January 2021. (Black Press Media file)
A Saturday morning motor vehicle incident slowed traffic in both directions on Sooke Road east of Kangaroo Road. (Screenshot via Google Maps)

Motor vehicle incident slows morning traffic on Sooke Road

Second crash in same area in just two days

A Saturday morning motor vehicle incident slowed traffic in both directions on Sooke Road east of Kangaroo Road. (Screenshot via Google Maps)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Medical issue causes dump truck driver to veer off Sooke Road

The driver has been taken to hospital and traffic in the area remains affected

(Black Press Media file photo)