Langford

Club Phoenix Fitness in Langford is the first Island business to be ordered closed by the provincial workplace closure order put into effect April 11. It will be closed until at least April 29. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Langford gym first Island business to be closed by public health order

Workplace closure order can now close businesses with three or more COVID-19 cases

 

The 10-part Netflix series Maid, which is being exclusively shot in Greater Victoria, has been filming in Langford and Colwood over the past two weeks. On April 7, filming will take place on the east side of the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Black Press Media file)

Netflix series ‘Maid’ filming in Colwood

10-episode Warner Bros. production filmed exclusively in Greater Victoria

 

The Maritime Museum of B.C. said Tuesday that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has sunk its planned involvement in a proposed Langford development. (Photo contributed by Maritime Museum of B.C.)

Pandemic sinks Maritime Museum involvement in Langford Pacific Maritime Centre

The $87 million proposed project included a state-of-the-art museum and performing arts centre

The Maritime Museum of B.C. said Tuesday that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has sunk its planned involvement in a proposed Langford development. (Photo contributed by Maritime Museum of B.C.)
An employee at Real Canadian Superstore in Langford has tested positive for COVID-19 on a presumptive test. Their last day at work was March 24. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Langford Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Employee’s last day at work was March 24

An employee at Real Canadian Superstore in Langford has tested positive for COVID-19 on a presumptive test. Their last day at work was March 24. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
The Sooke School District says students may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 at Lakewood Elementary School March 12. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Langford elementary school

People may have been exposed at Lakewood Elementary School March 12

The Sooke School District says students may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 at Lakewood Elementary School March 12. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble (whose members are seen behind the couple) on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamiltons’ daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)

Sooke family receives support from percussion group after daughter’s leukemia diagnosis

Funds will help the Hamiltons stay with their daughter, Shae, in Vancouver during her treatments

Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble (whose members are seen behind the couple) on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamiltons’ daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)
Ron Sivorot, business director at Kennametal’s Langford site, the Greater Victoria facility that made a component being used on NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. (Jake Romphf, Black Press Media)

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover using piece made right here on Vancouver Island

Kennametal’s Langford plant’s tooth blank is helping the rover’s drill collect rock cores

Ron Sivorot, business director at Kennametal’s Langford site, the Greater Victoria facility that made a component being used on NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. (Jake Romphf, Black Press Media)
Police seek information after a pedestrian was hit in a crosswalk at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on March 3.(Google Maps)

Witnesses sought in Langford pedestrian hit and run

Suspect is older man driving four-door, gold sedan

Police seek information after a pedestrian was hit in a crosswalk at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on March 3.(Google Maps)
The Trading Post building in Langford was demolished on Tuesday. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
The Trading Post building in Langford was demolished on Tuesday. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
1957 photo shows Six Mile House-sponsored #4 1932 Ford stock car with Frank Morris (from left), Ted Mackenzie, Bill Sim and driver Gerry Sylvester. (Bud Glover/Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame)

Memories race as Western Speedway approaches its finish line

‘It was life to us:’ Vancouver Island racers, crew will never forget what the track gave them

1957 photo shows Six Mile House-sponsored #4 1932 Ford stock car with Frank Morris (from left), Ted Mackenzie, Bill Sim and driver Gerry Sylvester. (Bud Glover/Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame)
Greater Victoria resident Roger Dhur won $75,000 in a Dec. 9 BC/49 draw with a ticket he bought in Langford. (Photo courtesy of B.C. Lottery Corp.)

Greater Victoria man wins $75,000 in BC/49 draw

Roger Dhur purchased the winning ticket at the Westshore Town Centre in Langford

Greater Victoria resident Roger Dhur won $75,000 in a Dec. 9 BC/49 draw with a ticket he bought in Langford. (Photo courtesy of B.C. Lottery Corp.)
Langford is ranked B.C.’s most resilient city of 2021, according to BC Business magazine. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford is ranked B.C.’s most resilient city of 2021, according to BC Business magazine. (Black Press Media file photo)
A six-vehicle pile-up brought traffic to a standstill in the 5200-block of Sooke Road Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Randi Fillatre)

UPDATED: Six-vehicle pile-up along Sooke Road cleared

Emcon Services said traffic was back to normal shortly after 1 p.m.

A six-vehicle pile-up brought traffic to a standstill in the 5200-block of Sooke Road Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Randi Fillatre)
Kenneth Jacob Fenton, centre, gets into a waiting vehicle after pleading guilty to two charges relating to the death of West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drunk driver convicted in death of Const. Sarah Beckett granted overnight parole

Kenneth Jacob Fenton was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in jail in July 2017

Kenneth Jacob Fenton, centre, gets into a waiting vehicle after pleading guilty to two charges relating to the death of West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett. (Black Press Media file photo)
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)
West Shore RCMP are investigating a report of a man staring at and startling women on the Galloping Goose trail in Langford. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

RCMP investigating complaint man staring at woman on Langford trail

Two women had man staring, jumping out of bush at them

  • Feb 2, 2021
West Shore RCMP are investigating a report of a man staring at and startling women on the Galloping Goose trail in Langford. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are up for rezoning. (CBRE Victoria)

Western Speedway rezoning raising questions about future of signature Island race track

Application to be considered Feb. 8, mysterious new owner waits in the wings

The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are up for rezoning. (CBRE Victoria)
Langford and Vancouver Island Economic Alliance are partnering to provide local businesses with one-year Island Good memberships. (Courtesy of Vancouver Island Economic Alliance)

Langford offering local businesses free Island Good membership

Island Good label helps consumers identify local products

Langford and Vancouver Island Economic Alliance are partnering to provide local businesses with one-year Island Good memberships. (Courtesy of Vancouver Island Economic Alliance)
After four days, Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue have called off their search for Langford’s Timothy Ross, 38. They presume he drowned while kayaking. (Contributed - RCMP)

All search efforts for missing Langford man called off in Sooke

Langford’s Timothy Ross, 38, most likely drowned, according to JDF search and rescue

After four days, Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue have called off their search for Langford’s Timothy Ross, 38. They presume he drowned while kayaking. (Contributed - RCMP)