Goldstream News Staff

West Shore RCMP Const. Krysti Seutter, in 2017, places a vase filled with tulips next to a plaque honouring Const. Sarah Beckett in the detachment’s memorial garden. (Black Press Media file photo)

Belmont student earns scholarship honouring Greater Victoria Mountie killed in the line of duty

Annual scholarship honours Const. Sarah Beckett who died in 2016

West Shore RCMP Const. Krysti Seutter, in 2017, places a vase filled with tulips next to a plaque honouring Const. Sarah Beckett in the detachment’s memorial garden. (Black Press Media file photo)
Chain-up and winter tire regulations are in effect starting Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Warm weather doesn’t stop winter tire regulations for Vancouver Island roads

Rules enforced with fines from Oct. 1 to March 31

Chain-up and winter tire regulations are in effect starting Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)
SingYourJoy is a non-auditioned chorus of people aged 16 to 29 with in-person rehearsal locations in Oak Bay and Langford, as well as online. (Courtesy SingYourJoy)

Chorus expands online options to in-person rehearsal in Langford, Oak Bay

Free, non-auditioned SingYourJoy recruits those aged 16 to 29

SingYourJoy is a non-auditioned chorus of people aged 16 to 29 with in-person rehearsal locations in Oak Bay and Langford, as well as online. (Courtesy SingYourJoy)
A Nanaimo man war arrested for driving while prohibited after speeding through the construction zone at the McKenzie Interchange. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after speeding to Victoria court date for driving offence

West Shore RCMP remind drivers to be mindful of construction zones

A Nanaimo man war arrested for driving while prohibited after speeding through the construction zone at the McKenzie Interchange. (Black Press Media file photo)
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West Shore RCMP arrives just in time thanks to tip

Officers remind of resources after mental health call Monday morning

(Black Press Media file photo)
Lois Mackenzie and granddaughter Charlie Huband enjoy a swim at the West Shore Parks and Recreation swimming pool. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore pool stays closed for 2020

Juan de Fuca Recreation centre swimming could return in 2021

Lois Mackenzie and granddaughter Charlie Huband enjoy a swim at the West Shore Parks and Recreation swimming pool. (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

West Shore RCMP’s top cop joins voices calling for removal of anti-police acronym

A group of artists created the mural in Bastion Square

The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Island Outfitters, which was ravaged by a fire in early January, will be re-opening their store in a new location in View Royal this fall. (Facebook/Island Outfitters)

Island Outfitters moves to View Royal this fall

Closed after a fire to start 2020, outdoors business takes over old electronics site

Island Outfitters, which was ravaged by a fire in early January, will be re-opening their store in a new location in View Royal this fall. (Facebook/Island Outfitters)
Vancouver Island RCMP welcome newest West Shore member

Vancouver Island RCMP welcome newest West Shore member

Aug. 26 is international dog day

Vancouver Island RCMP welcome newest West Shore member
Province plans widening, median and roadside barriers for Highway 1 near Goldstream park

Province plans widening, median and roadside barriers for Highway 1 near Goldstream park

Public’s input sought on Highway 1 safety plan for roadway leading to Malahat Drive

Province plans widening, median and roadside barriers for Highway 1 near Goldstream park
West Shore RCMP is investigating after a man was reported masturbating on the nude beach section of Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park. (Google Maps)

Police investigating indecent act at Witty’s Lagoon in Metchosin

Man reported masturbating while at the nude beach

West Shore RCMP is investigating after a man was reported masturbating on the nude beach section of Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park. (Google Maps)
High school students in the Sooke School District will attend school during either the morning or afternoon for one course at a time, with the rest of the day allocated for self-directed learning. (Black Press Media news staff)
High school students in the Sooke School District will attend school during either the morning or afternoon for one course at a time, with the rest of the day allocated for self-directed learning. (Black Press Media news staff)
A second Langford salon has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in less than a week. (Pixabay stock photo)

Second Langford-based hairstylist tests positive for COVID-19

Twist Salon closed as a precautionary measure

A second Langford salon has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in less than a week. (Pixabay stock photo)
(Phil McLachlan photo)

RCMP finds shotguns during dangerous driving call in Langford

Witnesses reported a white pickup racing up and down Humpback Road with driver yelling

(Phil McLachlan photo)
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with mischief after a fire was lit along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail in View Royal. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

17-year-old charged with mischief after fire lit in View Royal

Emergency crews were able to put out the fire set along the Galloping Goose

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with mischief after a fire was lit along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail in View Royal. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
Police recovered more than $250,000 in merchandise stolen from across Canada as well as $67,000 in cash. (York Regional Police photo)

Langford theft investigation leads to national crime ring

More than $250,000 in stolen goods recovered, $67,000 in cash seized

Police recovered more than $250,000 in merchandise stolen from across Canada as well as $67,000 in cash. (York Regional Police photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood construction site break-in leads police to narcotics, prohibited weapons

33-year-old man charged with break and enter, weapons offences and possession of a controlled substance

(Black Press Media file photo)
A Langford resident called police after arriving home to find a bedroom window open. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Langford resident called police after arriving home to find a bedroom window open. (Black Press Media file photo)
Premier John Horgan, Langford-Juan de Fuca MLA, took his old bus route around Greater Victoria, handing out masks to BC Transit passengers. (John Horgan/Facebook)

Premier John Horgan offers masks to BC Transit passengers as friendly reminder

Top officials urging residents to keep following COVID-19 guidelines after recent spike in cases

Premier John Horgan, Langford-Juan de Fuca MLA, took his old bus route around Greater Victoria, handing out masks to BC Transit passengers. (John Horgan/Facebook)
Langford resident out $10,000 after bitcoin scam: West Shore RCMP

Langford resident out $10,000 after bitcoin scam: West Shore RCMP

Fraudster posed as police officer, drove victim to the bank

Langford resident out $10,000 after bitcoin scam: West Shore RCMP