Lindsey Horsting

A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. Marilou Gagnon photo

Tent city unsure where they will go after Oct. 1 deadline

The group relies on the help of supporters outside the campground to determine their next steps

A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. Marilou Gagnon photo
Victoria Autism Speaks walk participants gathered at West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre lower fields to walk and raise awareness and money for individuals with autism. The Victoria walk raised over $4,500. (Photo courtesy of Dimitri Karatsikis)

Photo: Victoria Autism Speaks walk participants raise more than $4,500

Event at West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre raises funds and awareness for those with autism

Victoria Autism Speaks walk participants gathered at West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre lower fields to walk and raise awareness and money for individuals with autism. The Victoria walk raised over $4,500. (Photo courtesy of Dimitri Karatsikis)
A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)

Province to help tent city and keep neighbourhood safe: Langford mayor

Province shares a plan for more modular housing for short-term stays

A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)
Saanich resident attends unveiling of Indigenous Sports Gallery at B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Saanich resident attends unveiling of Indigenous Sports Gallery at B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Softball player, Reginald Underwood, said it was a very ‘proud moment’

Saanich resident attends unveiling of Indigenous Sports Gallery at B.C. Sports Hall of Fame
Jason Pyper (right), Rebels’ defensive back looks to stop a Langley Rams player during the teams first meeting of the season. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press)

Rebels lose to Rams at Westhills

Rebels split games with Rams on the season

Jason Pyper (right), Rebels’ defensive back looks to stop a Langley Rams player during the teams first meeting of the season. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press)
Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Video store in Langford shares secret to survival in the streaming age

Store manager, Tawny Artel, is happy kids can still pick out a movie in a store

Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Victoria Highlanders FC creates new development league. (iStock photo)

Victoria Highlanders FC ownership makes expansion in Div II league

The new league serves as a stepping stone to college soccer

Victoria Highlanders FC creates new development league. (iStock photo)
RCMSAR volunteers perform a high-angle transfer, rescuing a person on land by way of the water. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Volunteers gather in Metchosin for B.C.’s 1st ever search and rescue joint training

Around 200 volunteers came out for the three-day training program

RCMSAR volunteers perform a high-angle transfer, rescuing a person on land by way of the water. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Tent city supporters (left) get into a heated debate with Langford residents. (Lindsey Horsting/Gazette News staff)

Neighbours fear impact of tent city residents on Goldstream Provincial Park

Langford residents opposed to campers voice concerns at campground gate

Tent city supporters (left) get into a heated debate with Langford residents. (Lindsey Horsting/Gazette News staff)
B.C. SPCA Wild ARC seeking donations to replace roofs

B.C. SPCA Wild ARC seeking donations to replace roofs

Donations made to the roof campaign will be matched up to $10,000

B.C. SPCA Wild ARC seeking donations to replace roofs
Grizzlies’ Jordan Guiney (left) and Alexander Campbell fight for the puck amongst the Penticton Vees at Victoria’s home opener. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Victoria Grizzlies beat Penticton Vees 4-3 in home opener

No. 1 in pre-season polls, the Vees fall at The Q Centre in Colwood

Grizzlies’ Jordan Guiney (left) and Alexander Campbell fight for the puck amongst the Penticton Vees at Victoria’s home opener. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Former Shamrocks player, Gary Gait, new head of Canada women’s lacrosse

Former Shamrocks player, Gary Gait, new head of Canada women’s lacrosse

Women’s national team players will have the opportunity to learn from the best

Former Shamrocks player, Gary Gait, new head of Canada women’s lacrosse
A father of four, Tour de Rock rider, does his part to help protect kids

A father of four, Tour de Rock rider, does his part to help protect kids

The experience has already been ‘rewarding’ for Brent Vose

A father of four, Tour de Rock rider, does his part to help protect kids
A camper beside a house at the 3300-block of Luxton Road burned down to a pile of rubble after a cigarette butt caused the camper to catch fire. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Camper fire on Luxton Road a good reminder to properly dispose of smoking materials

Retired firefighter stops to help but couldn’t save camper

A camper beside a house at the 3300-block of Luxton Road burned down to a pile of rubble after a cigarette butt caused the camper to catch fire. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Grizzlies’ forward, Charlie Campbell, takes a shot against the Cowichan Capitals in exhibition play. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Grizzlies take on No. 1 ranked Vees in home opener

Craig Didmon, Grizzlies’ head coach said Victoria needs to beat the matches to win

Grizzlies’ forward, Charlie Campbell, takes a shot against the Cowichan Capitals in exhibition play. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
A Victoria-based retirement community is doing a pilot project with the Amazon product Alexa to see if it helps keep seniors engaged.  (iStock photo)

Victoria-based seniors home uses Amazon product Alexa in pilot project

Physical touch is irreplaceable, but Amir Hemani wants to figure out how to bridge the gap

A Victoria-based retirement community is doing a pilot project with the Amazon product Alexa to see if it helps keep seniors engaged.  (iStock photo)
West Shore RCMP, paramedics and firefighters respond to a call Friday evening in the parking lot of Corona Foods in Colwood. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Besler)

UPDATED: Arrest made after stabbing at a work site in Metchosin

A verbal altercation turned to physical violence

West Shore RCMP, paramedics and firefighters respond to a call Friday evening in the parking lot of Corona Foods in Colwood. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Besler)
Megan Barnes (center), North Saanich resident, won gold in the U17 women’s Omnium at the Westshore Velodrome for the 2018 Provincial Track Championships. (Photo courtesy of Sherry Barnes)

Provincials track cycling championships held at Westshore Velodrome

Elite men’s and women’s omnium event won by Victoria locals

Megan Barnes (center), North Saanich resident, won gold in the U17 women’s Omnium at the Westshore Velodrome for the 2018 Provincial Track Championships. (Photo courtesy of Sherry Barnes)
The British Columbia Football Conference has suspended three Rebels players after a brawl started in the game against the Vancouver Island Raiders. (Photo courtesy of BCFC)

Three Rebels suspended, two put on notice after brawl against Raiders

No Raiders players were ejected or suspended

The British Columbia Football Conference has suspended three Rebels players after a brawl started in the game against the Vancouver Island Raiders. (Photo courtesy of BCFC)
Belton Bros. Structural Movers will be transporting a house (not the one pictured above) from Goldstream Provincial Park to Cobble Hill late Thursday night and into Friday morning. (Belton Bros. Facebook photo)

Structural movers relocate house from Langford to Chemainus

Traffic will be affected from midnight to 4 a.m.

Belton Bros. Structural Movers will be transporting a house (not the one pictured above) from Goldstream Provincial Park to Cobble Hill late Thursday night and into Friday morning. (Belton Bros. Facebook photo)