Katherine Engqvist

West Shore RCMP investigating morning robbery

West Shore RCMP investigating morning robbery

A woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following an incident at 9:00 a.m.

West Shore RCMP investigating morning robbery
Kenneth Jacob Fenton (centre) flanked by his lawyers Chris Masey and Dale Marshall head into the second day of the sentencing hearing for charges that stemmed from the crash that led to the death of RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

No decision until July 14 in sentencing hearing for Langford man involved in death of RCMP officer

Kenneth Jacob Fenton chokes back tears while apologizing for his actions

Kenneth Jacob Fenton (centre) flanked by his lawyers Chris Masey and Dale Marshall head into the second day of the sentencing hearing for charges that stemmed from the crash that led to the death of RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Thetis Lake Park in View Royal. (Google maps)

Woman in serious condition after nearly drowning at Thetis Lake Park in View Royal

26-year-old was unconscious when she hit the water after striking her head on the rocks

Thetis Lake Park in View Royal. (Google maps)
The Christie Point Apartments on Craigowan Road currently offer a range of suites and configurations in a gated-style community built on the narrow strip of land jutting into Portage Inlet. The owners of the 1960s era development, which currently includes 161 rental homes, are proposing a complete redevelopment of the 15.8-acre property that calls for 473 rental units in seven building sections. (Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff)

Christie Point redevelopment clears another hurdle

Council votes 3-2 to move project forward

The Christie Point Apartments on Craigowan Road currently offer a range of suites and configurations in a gated-style community built on the narrow strip of land jutting into Portage Inlet. The owners of the 1960s era development, which currently includes 161 rental homes, are proposing a complete redevelopment of the 15.8-acre property that calls for 473 rental units in seven building sections. (Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff)
Gazette file photo.

UPDATED: Near drowning at Thetis Lake in View Royal

Two 16-year-old boys saved by bystanders, lucky to be alive

Gazette file photo.
A rare lightning storm on Tuesday left one man in hospital after being indirectly struck in View Royal. Pixabay

Man recovering after being struck by lightning in View Royal

Acting Fire Chief left stunned by freak accident

A rare lightning storm on Tuesday left one man in hospital after being indirectly struck in View Royal. Pixabay
West Shore RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett was killed after her police cruiser was struck in the Goldstream Avenue and Peatt Road intersection in the early hours of April 5, 2016. Gazette file photo

Fenton court case pushed another week due to scheduling issues

Accused in the death of West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett has yet to enter a plea

West Shore RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett was killed after her police cruiser was struck in the Goldstream Avenue and Peatt Road intersection in the early hours of April 5, 2016. Gazette file photo
Attendees at last year’s Luxton Spring Fair ride the Hurricane. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

Luxton Spring Fair gears up for May long weekend in Langford

Midway opens Friday with demonstrations from local groups throughout the weekend

Attendees at last year’s Luxton Spring Fair ride the Hurricane. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff
Four new portables were installed outside of Royal Bay secondary school in Colwood for this school year and more could be coming for the fall. Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff

Sooke School District continues pushing for Royal Bay expansion

No word from Ministry of Education on land purchase requests

Four new portables were installed outside of Royal Bay secondary school in Colwood for this school year and more could be coming for the fall. Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff
West Shore RCMP Const. Krysti Seutter places a vase filled with tulips next to a plaque honouring Const. Sarah Beckett in the detachment’s memorial garden. Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff

More than 100 gather in Langford to remember Const. Sarah Beckett

First responders, elected officials join the public at one-year memorial on West Shore

West Shore RCMP Const. Krysti Seutter places a vase filled with tulips next to a plaque honouring Const. Sarah Beckett in the detachment’s memorial garden. Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff