Katherine Engqvist

A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. 
(Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Emergency crews rescue pregnant woman from Mount Finlayson

Langford and Metchosin respond to roughly four-hour-long rescue

A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. 
(Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Fire at William Head Prison a training exercise

Fire at William Head Prison a training exercise

Multiple crews and agencies conduct training exercise in Metchosin

Fire at William Head Prison a training exercise
Victoria Grizzlies netminder Zachary Rose stops a shot by an Alberni Valley Bulldogs player during the Grizzlies’ 3-0 victory at The Q Centre. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Friday’s Grizzlies game is Family Fun Night

Saunders Family Foundation will be handing out roughly $15,000 to local groups

Victoria Grizzlies netminder Zachary Rose stops a shot by an Alberni Valley Bulldogs player during the Grizzlies’ 3-0 victory at The Q Centre. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Chrissy Brett and the roaming tent city have landed in Colwood, protesting for more rights and services for the region’s homeless. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff).

Roaming tent city lands in Colwood

Campers will likely head to Langford or Central Saanich next

Chrissy Brett and the roaming tent city have landed in Colwood, protesting for more rights and services for the region’s homeless. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff).
General manager Rick Gill shows off some of Mainroad South Island Contracting’s equipment. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Mainroad gears up for winter

Snow removal crews at the ready for another white winter

General manager Rick Gill shows off some of Mainroad South Island Contracting’s equipment. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Holiday Home Tour helps region’s homeless

Holiday Home Tour helps region’s homeless

Last year’s event with Bear Mountain homes raised more than $27,000

Holiday Home Tour helps region’s homeless
A green wing macaw named Rufus has been missing for a month but searchers aren’t giving up hope. (Steven Arsenault/Facebook)

Sooke macaw still missing, could be on the West Shore

A $5,000 reward now being offered for safe return

A green wing macaw named Rufus has been missing for a month but searchers aren’t giving up hope. (Steven Arsenault/Facebook)
B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Man uninjured after power line traps him in dump truck

Incident happened in the 600-block of Taylor Way in the District of Highlands

B.C. Hydro repaired a down power line in the 600-block of Taylor Way after the line fell on a dump truck and trapped the driver inside. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Protest hits Horgan’s office in Langford

Protest hits Horgan’s office in Langford

Residents from across the Island are standing up against fish farms

Protest hits Horgan’s office in Langford
A black vulture has been spotted in Metchosin and it’s causing quite a stir. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Mar)

WATCH: Black vulture spotted in Metchosin

The rare bird is believed to be the one that escaped from a centre in Duncan

A black vulture has been spotted in Metchosin and it’s causing quite a stir. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Mar)
The Spheres at the Amazon campus in Seattle (Instagram – @field_condition)

Vancouver Island mayor looking to bring Amazon headquarters to B.C.

A second headquarters could bring up to 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars to local economy

The Spheres at the Amazon campus in Seattle (Instagram – @field_condition)
The Savages motorcycle club has moved into the old Devil’s Army clubhouse on Spencer Road in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

New motorcycle club riding in Langford

Savages take over Devil’s Army clubhouse on Spencer Road

The Savages motorcycle club has moved into the old Devil’s Army clubhouse on Spencer Road in Langford. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
The Colwood Crawl stretches well past the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Colwood mayor calling for priority bus lanes on the TCH

Carol Hamilton has asked stakeholders to sit down at the table

The Colwood Crawl stretches well past the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Colwood mayor refutes misinformation about old pub

Colwood mayor refutes misinformation about old pub

No stipulations were ever included in development permits to protect the old Colwood pub

Colwood mayor refutes misinformation about old pub
West Shore RCMP Cpl. Sean French ‘arrested’ SD62 superintendent Jim Cambridge as part of the Cops for Cancer Jail and Bail fundraiser. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

SD62 superintendent and View Royal mayor thrown in the slammer

Cops for Cancer Jail and Bail fundraiser takes place today at Hillside Shopping Centre

West Shore RCMP Cpl. Sean French ‘arrested’ SD62 superintendent Jim Cambridge as part of the Cops for Cancer Jail and Bail fundraiser. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Transit riders and BC Transit staff say that bus lanes along the Trans-Canada highway would shorten commute times and encourage more people to ditch their vehicles for public transportation. (Black Press file photo)

CRD board agrees on new Regional Transportation Service

Service still met with opposition from some West Shore mayors

Transit riders and BC Transit staff say that bus lanes along the Trans-Canada highway would shorten commute times and encourage more people to ditch their vehicles for public transportation. (Black Press file photo)
The former the old Colwood Inn sits behind a chain-link fence, up on blocks behind the former Capital City Centre site in Colwood. The Onni Group has offered the building up to anyone that wants it. (Gazette file photo)

Onni Group offers up the old Colwood pub for free

If the pub isn’t moved by Oct. 15, the building will be demolished

The former the old Colwood Inn sits behind a chain-link fence, up on blocks behind the former Capital City Centre site in Colwood. The Onni Group has offered the building up to anyone that wants it. (Gazette file photo)
Joe Roberts has been pushing a shopping cart across Canada for more than a year in hopes of ending youth homelessness. (Photo contributed)

Former homeless youth pushing for change

Armed with a shopping cart, Joe Roberts is walking across Canada

Joe Roberts has been pushing a shopping cart across Canada for more than a year in hopes of ending youth homelessness. (Photo contributed)
VicPD fentanyl series: Writing the warrant

VicPD fentanyl series: Writing the warrant

The first episode in VicPD’s web video series on fentanyl details the warrant writing process

VicPD fentanyl series: Writing the warrant
Julianna Fekete is hoping the public can help her locate an angel statue that was taken from her son’s grave in Colwood. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Statue stolen from grave in Colwood

Langford mom heartbroken at the loss

Julianna Fekete is hoping the public can help her locate an angel statue that was taken from her son’s grave in Colwood. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
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