Langford

The Canadian rugby men’s 15s beat Chile during a World Cup qualifier match in Langford on Oct. 2. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Canadian rugby 15s beat Chile in Langford during two-game World Cup qualifier series

The two teams are playing for who makes it to a playoff for the final Americas spot

 

The sound of drums and melodic voices fill the air as Lizz Brooks leads the opening ceremony at Indigenous Perspectives Society. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

HeroWork reveals, celebrates renovations underway at Indigenous Perspectives Society’s Langford site

Project inspired by Indigenous connection with the nature, culture, values, and more

 

Langford’s first Little Free Pantry saw a total turnover of product in its first week. (Courtesy of Kevin Clark)

Little Free Pantry in Langford provides discrete support for people in need

Anonymous streetside food bank sees complete turnover of donated, taken goods in first week

 

Starlight Stadium in Langford will host the opening game in Canada’s men’s 15s home-and-home series against Chile on Oct 2. Here Canada back Ben LaSage (in red) attempts to tackle U.S. centre Bryce Campbell during a Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification pathway match earlier this month. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, David Zalubowski)

Langford qualifier against Chile looms large in Canada’s Rugby World Cup hopes

Starlight Stadium hosts game 1 in home-and-home series on Oct. 2

Starlight Stadium in Langford will host the opening game in Canada’s men’s 15s home-and-home series against Chile on Oct 2. Here Canada back Ben LaSage (in red) attempts to tackle U.S. centre Bryce Campbell during a Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification pathway match earlier this month. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, David Zalubowski)
An onslaught of rainy weather brought traffic mayhem to the West Shore Sept. 17, with four crashes in the first couple hours of the morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wet weather spells morning mayhem for West Shore traffic

Four vehicle crashes reported in two hours Sept. 17

An onslaught of rainy weather brought traffic mayhem to the West Shore Sept. 17, with four crashes in the first couple hours of the morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford Mayor Stew Young announces that tech company Plexxis Software is relocating to B.C. and building a $44-million headquarters in the city. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)

VIDEO: Langford announces new $44-million dollar tech investment

Plexxis Software moving construction software company from Ontario to B.C.

Langford Mayor Stew Young announces that tech company Plexxis Software is relocating to B.C. and building a $44-million headquarters in the city. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)
Headliner Jesse Roper of Metchosin performs with his band at the All Ways Home music festival in Langford at Starlight Stadium on Sunday. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Jesse Roper thrilled to wind up first All Ways Home festival in Langford

Metchosin bluesman brings his A game to Starlight Stadium on second day of festival Sept. 5

Headliner Jesse Roper of Metchosin performs with his band at the All Ways Home music festival in Langford at Starlight Stadium on Sunday. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
So-called Magical Mountain on the edge of Finlayson Arm is for sale, and local organizers are campaigning to have it acquired as a park. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Awram)

Langford mom campaigns to have property listed at $3.8 million acquired as a park

Pristine parcel of forested, undeveloped land lays on the east side of Finlayson Arm

So-called Magical Mountain on the edge of Finlayson Arm is for sale, and local organizers are campaigning to have it acquired as a park. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Awram)
SEIZE THE DAY AND HAVE FUN
Rhiley Thorsen wasn’t dressed for the water park on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the five-year-old from running through the spray at Centennial Park in Langford. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Splashin’ good time in Langford

Centennial Park’s water zone a popular place on hot days

SEIZE THE DAY AND HAVE FUN
Rhiley Thorsen wasn’t dressed for the water park on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the five-year-old from running through the spray at Centennial Park in Langford. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Garry Groth, sales manager at Barnes Harley-Davidson, shows off one of the prized bikes in Harley’s collection. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Bikers galore: Barnes Harley-Davidson hosts its sixth Show and Shine in Langford

Bikers from across the region brought their prized bikes out for show

Garry Groth, sales manager at Barnes Harley-Davidson, shows off one of the prized bikes in Harley’s collection. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
The taller the better in Langford Mayor Stew Young’s mind. Moving into the airspace is his strategy to build affordable housing in Langford’s city centre. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Mayor Stew Young categorically committed to tall density in Langford’s downtown core

‘Some people say we should slow it down. That’s not what’s going to happen,’ says mayor

The taller the better in Langford Mayor Stew Young’s mind. Moving into the airspace is his strategy to build affordable housing in Langford’s city centre. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Anita Saikail stands at the intersection of Dunford Road and Henry Eng Place where a crosswalk will be installed, thanks to her letter to city council. The 62-year-old with diverse abilities finds crossing the street here dangerous and scary. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Anxious pedestrian asks for a crosswalk, Langford listens

A new crosswalk will go up on Dunford at Henry Eng Place

Anita Saikail stands at the intersection of Dunford Road and Henry Eng Place where a crosswalk will be installed, thanks to her letter to city council. The 62-year-old with diverse abilities finds crossing the street here dangerous and scary. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Moms Stop the Harm have tied ribbons around lamp posts with pictures of loved ones who have died from drug overdoses. The ribbons are both a memorial and call for action. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Purple ribbons a visual show of opioid crisis grief, while families press for more supports

Lack of support is driving deaths, because people waiting for help turn to toxic supply

Moms Stop the Harm have tied ribbons around lamp posts with pictures of loved ones who have died from drug overdoses. The ribbons are both a memorial and call for action. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Mayor Stew Young presented a plan in May for Station Avenue in Langford’s downtown core. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Vendor applications now open for Langford Station

Unofficial parking lot to be transformed into small business corridor

Mayor Stew Young presented a plan in May for Station Avenue in Langford’s downtown core. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Part of the Ed Nixon trail goes through a piece of property Langford put up for sale in June. Any offers are off the table while the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure considers its future needs for the Trans-Canada Highway. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford Lake property sale kiboshed by Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Property between Highway 1 and Langford Lake might be needed for highway use

Part of the Ed Nixon trail goes through a piece of property Langford put up for sale in June. Any offers are off the table while the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure considers its future needs for the Trans-Canada Highway. (Black Press Media file photo)
Part of the Ed Nixon Trail goes through a piece of property Langford put up for sale in June. A $2.9-million offer from Seacliff Properties will be considered by city council at its Aug. 16 meeting. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Langford considering $2.9-million offer for Langford Lake land

Purchaser would relocate a section of the Ed Nixon Trail, creating a full loop around the lake

Part of the Ed Nixon Trail goes through a piece of property Langford put up for sale in June. A $2.9-million offer from Seacliff Properties will be considered by city council at its Aug. 16 meeting. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Seven addresses at Bray Avenue and Jacklin Road could be demolished and turned into an apartment building with commercial space, if Langford approves a rezoning application. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

More apartments proposed for Langford’s downtown core

City council to evaluate four rezoning applications at Aug. 16 meeting

Seven addresses at Bray Avenue and Jacklin Road could be demolished and turned into an apartment building with commercial space, if Langford approves a rezoning application. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Bonnie Harper at Cloth Castle shows off samples of the project summer sewing campers will make. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Crafty summer sewing camp on offer in Langford for kids

Cloth camp is just one of many summer activities available on the West Shore

Bonnie Harper at Cloth Castle shows off samples of the project summer sewing campers will make. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Snotty Nose Rez Kids to perform at the All Ways Home festival in Langford, Sept 4-5, 2021. (Contributed/Snotty Nose Rez Kids)

Langford’s Starlight Stadium to host two-day music festival

All Ways Home features homegrown talent Jesse Roper headlining, along with Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Snotty Nose Rez Kids to perform at the All Ways Home festival in Langford, Sept 4-5, 2021. (Contributed/Snotty Nose Rez Kids)
Neil Robertson started sharing his colouring when people were putting hearts in windows for the pandemic’s first responders. Now he rotates a gallery on his windows every couple of weeks. (Zoe Ducklow/New Staff)

Inspired artist brings colour to Langford neighbourhood

Alzheimer’s patient’s artworks provide bright, cheerful display in windows

Neil Robertson started sharing his colouring when people were putting hearts in windows for the pandemic’s first responders. Now he rotates a gallery on his windows every couple of weeks. (Zoe Ducklow/New Staff)