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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)

Saanich mom with kids in vehicle faces impaired driving charges after crash

West Shore RCMP suspected impairment while responding to two-car collision

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)
A Wednesday night fire at an empty house in Langford is under investigation. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Fire in Langford home tagged for demolition sparks investigation

Fire was limited to first floor of empty house

A Wednesday night fire at an empty house in Langford is under investigation. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Langford resident and business owner Cynthia Cummings wrote a poem for her veteran husband called ‘A Veteran’s Wife’ in 2012. (Cynthia Cummings photo)

Langford woman writes poem for veteran husband who served over 25 years in the army

‘I am the woman who has seen into the eyes of his pain,’ says the veteran wife

Langford resident and business owner Cynthia Cummings wrote a poem for her veteran husband called ‘A Veteran’s Wife’ in 2012. (Cynthia Cummings photo)
The Malahat highway is clear Monday morning, but a weather statement from Environment Canada warns that snow could arrive later in the day. (Drive BC highway cam)

Malahat snowfall still possible Monday afternoon

Frontal system and arctic air could cause snow buildup

The Malahat highway is clear Monday morning, but a weather statement from Environment Canada warns that snow could arrive later in the day. (Drive BC highway cam)
West Shore RCMP have charged Ken Weber, 56, with second degree murder after an unresponsive 55-year-old woman was found in a residence along the 1200-block of McLeod Place on Friday, Nov. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP have charged Ken Weber, 56, with second degree murder after an unresponsive 55-year-old woman was found in a residence along the 1200-block of McLeod Place on Friday, Nov. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)

Fourth lane opens on deadly stretch of Highway 1 in Langford

Construction zone speeds continue until work complete

Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)
West Shore RCMP say a suspect has been identified in a sexual assault investigation after several tips from the public. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Tips help identify West Shore sexual assault suspect

RCMP say suspect identified after information released in October

West Shore RCMP say a suspect has been identified in a sexual assault investigation after several tips from the public. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Royal Bay Secondary School was evacuated Tuesday morning due to a gas smell in the building. Emergency services has been notified. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Classes resume at Colwood’s Royal Bay Secondary following brief evacuation

Colwood Fire determine pipes leaking sewage smell Tuesday morning

Royal Bay Secondary School was evacuated Tuesday morning due to a gas smell in the building. Emergency services has been notified. (Black Press Media file photo)
A four-vehicle collision at the Kelly Road intersection stalled traffic on Sooke Road Monday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Emergency crews respond to multi-vehicle crashes in Colwood, Langford

A second crash stalls traffic on Sooke Road followed by a three-vehicle crash on Goldstream Avenue

A four-vehicle collision at the Kelly Road intersection stalled traffic on Sooke Road Monday afternoon. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
A brief power outage delayed classes at Ecole John Stubbs Monday morning. (Google Maps)
A brief power outage delayed classes at Ecole John Stubbs Monday morning. (Google Maps)
Crews responded to a vehicle incident on Sooke Road Monday morning. (Twitter/David Lacey)

UPDATED: Traffic flowing on Sooke Road following early morning crash

Crash near Colwood Corners involved hydro pole

Crews responded to a vehicle incident on Sooke Road Monday morning. (Twitter/David Lacey)
West Shore RCMP are investigating a crash on Sooke Road. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca Wilde)

UPDATE: Langford vehicle crash takes down power lines, affecting 3,000

Two crashes in Langford involving commercial vehicles

West Shore RCMP are investigating a crash on Sooke Road. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca Wilde)
Investigators seized sophisticated equipment including credit card embossers, credit card PIN machines, heavy duty printers and computers used to create fraudulent cards. (West Shore RCMP handout)

West Shore RCMP arrest two, find 1,000 pieces of stolen ID in Langford

Investigation began after fraudulent bank draft used to buy vehicle in Colwood

Investigators seized sophisticated equipment including credit card embossers, credit card PIN machines, heavy duty printers and computers used to create fraudulent cards. (West Shore RCMP handout)
Black Press Media took to the streets of Colwood to find houses decorated for Halloween. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Check out these Colwood homes ready for Halloween

Halloween takes place on Saturday, Oct. 31

Black Press Media took to the streets of Colwood to find houses decorated for Halloween. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
A new roundabout has been completed at the intersection of Peatt Road, Brock Avenue and Larkhall Road in Langford. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

New roundabout along Peatt Road completed in Langford

Allows for better turning movements for Langford’s fire trucks, improved safety

A new roundabout has been completed at the intersection of Peatt Road, Brock Avenue and Larkhall Road in Langford. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
BC NDP candidate Mitzi Dean took an early lead in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Mitzi Dean declared in Esquimalt-Metchosin riding

An estimated 12,000 mail-in ballots were requested in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding

BC NDP candidate Mitzi Dean took an early lead in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
This was the line-up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The short-up line speaks to the high number of votes, which have already been cast against the backdrop of COVID-19 by mail or in advanced voting. Voters, however, unanimously praised the safety measures in place, as well the convenience of the polling stations. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

‘Slow’ turnout at polls across Saanich North and the Islands

Peter Mason, district electoral officer, expects about 10,000 ballots to be cast

This was the line-up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The short-up line speaks to the high number of votes, which have already been cast against the backdrop of COVID-19 by mail or in advanced voting. Voters, however, unanimously praised the safety measures in place, as well the convenience of the polling stations. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Barb Wright and Cynthia Vance at the District Electoral Office for the Langford-Juan de Fuca (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Polls now closed in Langford-Juan de Fuca

An estimated 12,120 mail-in ballots were requested in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding

Barb Wright and Cynthia Vance at the District Electoral Office for the Langford-Juan de Fuca (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Polls close at 8 p.m. in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)

VIDEO: Esquimalt-Metchosin candidates reflect on campaign as polls close

An estimated 12,000 mail-in ballots were requested in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding

Polls close at 8 p.m. in the Esquimalt-Metchosin riding. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)
Ma Miller’s Pub in Langford. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)

Historic Langford pub serves up some spirits

Ghostly experiences at Ma Miller’s pub

Ma Miller’s Pub in Langford. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)