Joel Tansey

Falco Koehler, who has lived in this Langford house since last fall, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and is in palliative care. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Greater Victoria rental crisis hits Langford family

Man with brain cancer and family struggling to find affordable place

Falco Koehler, who has lived in this Langford house since last fall, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and is in palliative care. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Police officers say they simply can’t keep up with the amount of speeders on the Malaht. (Black Press file photo)

CRD traffic committee makes proposal to curb speeding on Malahat

Interval-based enforcement project to be presented to Capital Regional District

Police officers say they simply can’t keep up with the amount of speeders on the Malaht. (Black Press file photo)
Liquor Planet is looking to hire someone part-time for a job as the store’s mascot. (Liquor Planet)

Dino-mite employee sought for Langford position

Liquor Planet looking for summer mascot

Liquor Planet is looking to hire someone part-time for a job as the store’s mascot. (Liquor Planet)
Two hikers were lost in Goldstream Provincial Park on Sunday. (Rebecca Wilde/News Gazette staff)

Mother and son rescued after getting lost in Goldstream Provincial Park

Hikers didn’t have food or water and were wearing flip flops

Two hikers were lost in Goldstream Provincial Park on Sunday. (Rebecca Wilde/News Gazette staff)
The remnants of a grass fire near Perimeter Place that has been deemed supicious by Colwood Fire Rescue. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Two weekend grass fires in Colwood deemed suspicious

Fire Chief John Cassidy is thankful that the wind wasn’t stronger

The remnants of a grass fire near Perimeter Place that has been deemed supicious by Colwood Fire Rescue. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Aaron Boire scrubs down a car during the Victoria Youth Paddling Club and Ocean River Paddling Club’s car wash fundraiser on Sunday in Metchosin. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Victoria paddlers raise funds in Metchosin for Hawaii trip

Five crews to participate in famed Hawaiian race

Aaron Boire scrubs down a car during the Victoria Youth Paddling Club and Ocean River Paddling Club’s car wash fundraiser on Sunday in Metchosin. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Driftwood artist Alex Witcombe says that while he may have an idea of what he wants to create, the final product really depends on the wood. (Facebook photo)

Driftwood Days coming to Royal Bay in Colwood

Driftwood artist Alex Witcombe will unveil one piece and finish up another during the event

Driftwood artist Alex Witcombe says that while he may have an idea of what he wants to create, the final product really depends on the wood. (Facebook photo)
Bear Mountain golf sales manager Chris Currie, left, poses with resort owner Dan Matthews (centre) and assistant professional Jaegan Patron after the trio completed their third hole of their third round of golf of the morning, which had them nearly halfway to their goal of 100. The long day of golf was part of the PGA of BC’s annual golfathon, which raises money for the ALS Society of BC. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Golfathon raises funds for BC ALS Society

Bear Mountain golfers play 100 holes at Langford course

Bear Mountain golf sales manager Chris Currie, left, poses with resort owner Dan Matthews (centre) and assistant professional Jaegan Patron after the trio completed their third hole of their third round of golf of the morning, which had them nearly halfway to their goal of 100. The long day of golf was part of the PGA of BC’s annual golfathon, which raises money for the ALS Society of BC. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)

Victoria trainer Adam Zugec devastated following boxer Tim Hague’s death

Zugec was in fighter Adam Braidwood’s corner during fatal fight with Hague

Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)
Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)

Victoria trainer Adam Zugec devastated following boxer Tim Hague’s death

Zugec was in fighter Adam Braidwood’s corner during fatal fight with Hague

Boxer and Victoria resident Adam Braidwood says he told opponent Tim Hague that he loved him after their fight Friday night in Edmonton. Hague, seated, later died from injuries sustained in the bout. (Twitter)
Victoria company hosting paddle day on the West Shore

Victoria company hosting paddle day on the West Shore

EcoQuest invites locals out to Esquimalt Lagoon for a free paddle on Saturday

Victoria company hosting paddle day on the West Shore
Kristopher Walushka gets ready to field a grounder during a game with the Sooke Loggers. The Belmont secondary teacher was named to Team Canada’s national softball squad last week. (Photo by Kerry Savory).

Belmont secondary teacher named to Canadian softball squad

Kris Walushka got his start in softball while growing up in Langford

Kristopher Walushka gets ready to field a grounder during a game with the Sooke Loggers. The Belmont secondary teacher was named to Team Canada’s national softball squad last week. (Photo by Kerry Savory).
Shamrocks forward Mike Triolo tries to slip past Timbermen defenders during Sunday’s game at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press)

Victoria Shamrocks take decisive win in Nanaimo

‘Rocks cut down Timbermen, move to 6-1-1

Shamrocks forward Mike Triolo tries to slip past Timbermen defenders during Sunday’s game at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press)
Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo

Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo

‘Rocks are coming off a rare tie on Friday night against New Westminster

Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo
Langford resident Kristi Falconer has made numerous trips to the Tanzanian village of Jambiani since founding the charity Signs of Hope in Africa in 2003.                                 (Photo contributed by Kristi Falconer)

West Shore resident a finalist for title of Canada’s Nicest Person

Roots Canada has narrowed its search down to 10, including Langford resident Kristi Falconer

Langford resident Kristi Falconer has made numerous trips to the Tanzanian village of Jambiani since founding the charity Signs of Hope in Africa in 2003.                                 (Photo contributed by Kristi Falconer)
A Colwood cyclist sustained minor injuries after a collision with a BC Transit bus on Tuesday morning. (Gazette file photo)

Colwood cyclist feels fortunate to have sustained only minor injuries after a collision with a bus

Cyclist says he was engulfed in fear as incident with BC Transit bus was unfolding

A Colwood cyclist sustained minor injuries after a collision with a BC Transit bus on Tuesday morning. (Gazette file photo)
West Shore RCMP is reporting that a BC Transit bus was involved in a morning collision with a cyclist in Colwood. (Gazette file photo)

Updated: BC Transit bus and cyclist involved in collision in Colwood

A cyclist has sustained non-life threatening injuries after an incident with a BC Transit bus

West Shore RCMP is reporting that a BC Transit bus was involved in a morning collision with a cyclist in Colwood. (Gazette file photo)
Bear Mountain Tennis Centre opens to positive reviews

Bear Mountain Tennis Centre opens to positive reviews

Founding members excited by addition to Langford tennis community

Bear Mountain Tennis Centre opens to positive reviews
Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland

Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland

‘Rocks get some revenge against Maple Ridge Burrards in 12-10 win

Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland
West Shore RCMP have confirmed that a flagger was struck on Sooke Road near the Luxton Avenue intersection in Langford just after noon today. Crews and police were still at the site into the afternoon. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Motorists urged to slow down after a flagger was struck on Sooke Road

Worker taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following collision in Langford

West Shore RCMP have confirmed that a flagger was struck on Sooke Road near the Luxton Avenue intersection in Langford just after noon today. Crews and police were still at the site into the afternoon. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)