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The 6-foot-one, 200-pound, 22-year-old from Barrie, ON is the first defenceman signed for its 2019 championship campaign (Philadelphia Wings)

Shamrocks sign new defenseman for 2019 season

Right-hander Liam Patten comes from National Lacrosse League

The 6-foot-one, 200-pound, 22-year-old from Barrie, ON is the first defenceman signed for its 2019 championship campaign (Philadelphia Wings)
Newhook is expected to go in the first round of the NHL Draft, according to a recent scouting report released by the league (File photo)

Newhook scores hat trick against Belarus in first world championship game

IIHF U18 World Championship games are happening from April 18-28 at Örnsköldsvik and Umeå, Sweden

Newhook is expected to go in the first round of the NHL Draft, according to a recent scouting report released by the league (File photo)
A rendering of the CRD wastewater treatment plant, which accounts for 68 per cent of capital expenditures. (CRD rendering)

Wastewater treatment facility projected to be $10 million over budget

Escalation in construction costs contributing to increase

A rendering of the CRD wastewater treatment plant, which accounts for 68 per cent of capital expenditures. (CRD rendering)
Ruby Marley’s “The Flying Narwhal”

West Shore’s youngest artists celebrate Earth Day with an exhibit

The free art show is taking place from April 17 to 28 at Coast Collective Art Centre

Ruby Marley’s “The Flying Narwhal”
Belmont students serve up homemade corned beef from scratch, cured for 12 days and another five with a rub. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

Belmont’s student-run bistro sees opening day rush

Culinary students serve up affordable lunches to fellow classmates

Belmont students serve up homemade corned beef from scratch, cured for 12 days and another five with a rub. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
(File photo)

West Shore municipalities have individual burning guidelines

Call your local fire department or refer to bylaws if still unsure

(File photo)
Left to Right: Breanna Durham, Liam Adair and Matthew Wilson (Tasha Knight Photography and Design)

PACE Musical Theatre to put on a variety of broadway hits all in one show

Over 300 performers – from Kindergarten to Grade 12 – will be putting on the musical

Left to Right: Breanna Durham, Liam Adair and Matthew Wilson (Tasha Knight Photography and Design)
Visitors at the weekend’s Spring Home Expo can get ideas on everthing from solar power to interior design.                                (Evergreen Exhibitions Ltd.)

Greater Victoria’s biggest home show arrives this weekend

Over 300 vendors will take over the West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre

Visitors at the weekend’s Spring Home Expo can get ideas on everthing from solar power to interior design.                                (Evergreen Exhibitions Ltd.)
The West Shore RCMP seized what is believed to be drugs, a replica firearm and collapsable batton from a wanted man arrested Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP arrest wanted man, seize drugs and replica firearm

37-year-old Langford man well known to police

The West Shore RCMP seized what is believed to be drugs, a replica firearm and collapsable batton from a wanted man arrested Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
The 5K run is expecting to a host approximately 500 participants this year, including families and runners. (Courtesy of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Run Committee)

Traffic advisory issued for Saturday’s Sarah Beckett Run

Participants to cross West Shore Parkway in two locations near Langford Parkway and Glen Lake Road

The 5K run is expecting to a host approximately 500 participants this year, including families and runners. (Courtesy of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Run Committee)
Canadian Premier League season kicks off in April 2019 (Pacific FC)

Pacific FC to get former Cincinnatti FC player, new goalkeeping coach

Defender Blake Smith joins 15 players who have been named to Pacific FC’s roster

Canadian Premier League season kicks off in April 2019 (Pacific FC)
Ryan Reynolds-produced family game show ‘Don’t’ coming to ABC

Ryan Reynolds-produced family game show ‘Don’t’ coming to ABC

Show is being described as both ‘comedic’ and ‘physical’

Ryan Reynolds-produced family game show ‘Don’t’ coming to ABC
(Swikar Oli/ News staff)

VIDEO: Belmont Secondary gets new turf in time for spring

Donation from city estimated to be worth $400,000

(Swikar Oli/ News staff)
Left to right: Coach Jackie Wiebe, Alanna Hrycuik, Ava-Marie Jaeger, Tonique Halliman, Jayah Nieboba, Jasmin Robertson, Briar Fokkema and Lisa Comazzetto celebrate the win in Langley. (Teresa Willman photo)

West Shore gymnasts reach podium in BC provincial championships

Lions Pride Gymnastics Academy shine at April 6-7 competition in Langley

Left to right: Coach Jackie Wiebe, Alanna Hrycuik, Ava-Marie Jaeger, Tonique Halliman, Jayah Nieboba, Jasmin Robertson, Briar Fokkema and Lisa Comazzetto celebrate the win in Langley. (Teresa Willman photo)
A tree branch fell on three primary power lines for Colwood, causing a localized power outage. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

UPDATED: Colwood’s Milburn Drive reopens after tree branch falls on downed power line

Traffic was redirected while crews fixed lines

A tree branch fell on three primary power lines for Colwood, causing a localized power outage. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
Positivity, camaraderie and great all-around hockey skills help take team further than their coach ever expected (Freeze Frame Photography)

Juan de Fuca peewee girls win silver in first tournament

All-girls team out of Juan de Fuca finds success stepping out of integrated clubs

Positivity, camaraderie and great all-around hockey skills help take team further than their coach ever expected (Freeze Frame Photography)
View Royal faces 4.8 per cent tax increase

View Royal faces 4.8 per cent tax increase

Employer Health Tax and new RCMP officer make up bulk of the increase

View Royal faces 4.8 per cent tax increase
Lance Black and the Grizzlies team played golf, had lunch and reflected on the past year ahead of a final farewell dinner this Monday (Swikar Oli/ News staff)

Grizzlies players say goodbye in ‘bittersweet’ farewell

Lunch and golf outing offer chance to celebrate individual achievements

Lance Black and the Grizzlies team played golf, had lunch and reflected on the past year ahead of a final farewell dinner this Monday (Swikar Oli/ News staff)
Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Leigh Road connector to open this Sunday

Direct access from Langford Parkway to the Trans-Canada Highway now complete

Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
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Annual Metchosin community fireproofing begins

Public works department offers road right-of-way burning until April 30

(File photo)