Goldstream News Staff

Sooke RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating missing person Steven Grant who was most recently sporting the longer hair scene on the right. (West Shore RCMP)

Missing Metchosin man’s truck found in Sooke

Sooke RCMP takes over search for Steven Grant missing since Jan. 30

Sooke RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating missing person Steven Grant who was most recently sporting the longer hair scene on the right. (West Shore RCMP)
Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin said the province has begun discussions with Esquimalt Nation after they’ve bought a $13 piece of land in View Royal. B.C. plans to give back the land to support reconciliation. (Courtesy Murray Rankin)

Province buys $13 million piece of land to give back to Esquimalt, Songhees nations

Reconciliation agreement to take three to five years

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin said the province has begun discussions with Esquimalt Nation after they’ve bought a $13 piece of land in View Royal. B.C. plans to give back the land to support reconciliation. (Courtesy Murray Rankin)
Emcon Services Inc. assesses the scene after a logging truck rollover Feb. 8. (Courtesy Emcon Services)
Emcon Services Inc. assesses the scene after a logging truck rollover Feb. 8. (Courtesy Emcon Services)
View Royal Elementary, located along Helmcken Road, had a possible COVID exposure on Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to Island Health. (View Royal Elementary site)

Possible COVID-19 exposure at View Royal Elementary school

Exposure took place on Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to Island Health

View Royal Elementary, located along Helmcken Road, had a possible COVID exposure on Wednesday, Jan. 27, according to Island Health. (View Royal Elementary site)
Phillips Brewing, along Government Street in Victoria, has temporarily shut down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Owners plan to re-open on Monday, Feb. 1. (Twitter/Phillips Brewing)
Phillips Brewing, along Government Street in Victoria, has temporarily shut down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Owners plan to re-open on Monday, Feb. 1. (Twitter/Phillips Brewing)
What was previously thought to be a flu shot fraud was actually a booking error, West Shore RCMP confirmed Jan. 27. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Flu shot fraud actually booking error by Colwood London Drugs

West Shore RCMP previously said error was work of fraudsters

What was previously thought to be a flu shot fraud was actually a booking error, West Shore RCMP confirmed Jan. 27. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are warning people of flu shot and vaccination frauds. (Black Press Media file photo)

Flu shot fraud charges West Shore resident for non-existent appointments

Fraudulent email claimed to be from London Drugs

Police are warning people of flu shot and vaccination frauds. (Black Press Media file photo)
Snow is sticking to the ground on Malahat Drive at Shawnigan Lake Road. (Drive BC)

Snowfall warning issued for Malahat

10 centimetres of snow expected between Goldstream and Mill Bay

Snow is sticking to the ground on Malahat Drive at Shawnigan Lake Road. (Drive BC)
Royal Bay Secondary School (Black Press Media file photo)

Positive COVID-19 case at Greater Victoria high school

Contact tracing underway after potential COVID-19 exposure Jan. 15 at Royal Bay secondary in Colwood

Royal Bay Secondary School (Black Press Media file photo)
Sequoia Coastal Coffee, the first coffee shop in Colwood’s Royal Bay neighbourhood, is temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood coffee shop shuts down after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Sequoia Coastal Coffee closed since Saturday, Jan. 16

Sequoia Coastal Coffee, the first coffee shop in Colwood’s Royal Bay neighbourhood, is temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)
Patrick MacMullan won $28,000 playing Toto. (Photo courtesy of BCLC)

Greater Victoria man wins $28,000 while watching football

Winning ticket purchased at Colwood convenience store

Patrick MacMullan won $28,000 playing Toto. (Photo courtesy of BCLC)
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 asking the public for help locating 35-year-old Geoffrey Irwin. Irwin has been missing since Sept. 27. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP are asking the public for help locating 35-year-old Geoffrey Irwin. Irwin has been missing since Sept. 27. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
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)
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 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)
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)
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. (Black Press Media file 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. (Black Press Media file photo)