Langford

Tons of bottles were donated during bottle drives in Sooke and Langford on March 27. The funds raised from the drives will help a local family stay with their daughter during her leukemia treatments in Vancouver. (Photos: Glendora Scarfone)

Sooke, Langford bottle drives help cover family’s costs of staying with daughter during cancer treatments

More than $11,900 raised to help Shae Hanilton’s family stay with her in Vancouver

 

The 10-part Netflix series Maid, which is being exclusively shot in Greater Victoria, has been filming in Langford and Colwood over the past two weeks. On April 7, filming will take place on the east side of the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Black Press Media file)

Netflix series ‘Maid’ filming in Colwood

10-episode Warner Bros. production filmed exclusively in Greater Victoria

 

Early reviews indicate Heathen Smokehouse, Colin Stann’s Langford-based business, is off to a great start. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Gourmet products smoking good for Langford man’s PTSD

Post traumatic stress disorder follows career in corrections

 

An employee at Real Canadian Superstore in Langford has tested positive for COVID-19 on a presumptive test. Their last day at work was March 24. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Langford Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Employee’s last day at work was March 24

An employee at Real Canadian Superstore in Langford has tested positive for COVID-19 on a presumptive test. Their last day at work was March 24. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
The Maritime Museum of B.C. said Tuesday that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has sunk its planned involvement in a proposed Langford development. (Photo contributed by Maritime Museum of B.C.)

Pandemic sinks Maritime Museum involvement in Langford Pacific Maritime Centre

The $87 million proposed project included a state-of-the-art museum and performing arts centre

The Maritime Museum of B.C. said Tuesday that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has sunk its planned involvement in a proposed Langford development. (Photo contributed by Maritime Museum of B.C.)
A rendering of Hockley House. (Rendering courtesy of the CRD)

New affordable housing units almost ready in Langford

Residents start moving into Hockley House in early April

A rendering of Hockley House. (Rendering courtesy of the CRD)
A vehicle incident on the Trans-Canada Highway between the Leigh and Millstream roads overpasses was affecting traffic Thursday afternoon. (Google Maps/Screenshot)

UPDATED: Vehicle incident along Trans-Canada Highway in Langford cleared

Southbound left lane was closed between Leigh and Millstream roads overpasses

A vehicle incident on the Trans-Canada Highway between the Leigh and Millstream roads overpasses was affecting traffic Thursday afternoon. (Google Maps/Screenshot)
Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamilton’s daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. Bottle drives in Sooke and Langford on March 27 will also benefit the family. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)

Bottle drives in Sooke, Langford bring support for family after daughter’s leukemia diagnosis

Funds will help Shae Hamilton’s parents stay with her during her treatment in Vancouver

Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamilton’s daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. Bottle drives in Sooke and Langford on March 27 will also benefit the family. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)
The Sooke School District says students may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 at Lakewood Elementary School March 12. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Langford elementary school

People may have been exposed at Lakewood Elementary School March 12

The Sooke School District says students may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 at Lakewood Elementary School March 12. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
The #MyBelmont community is celebrating its third anniversary in Langford. The 22-acre development is next to the Belmont Market, and offers both rental apartments, commercial space and condominium homes suited for first-time buyers. (Photo submitted)

#MyBelmont community celebrates three-year anniversary

The 22-acre development offers rental apartments, condominium homes, commercial space

The #MyBelmont community is celebrating its third anniversary in Langford. The 22-acre development is next to the Belmont Market, and offers both rental apartments, commercial space and condominium homes suited for first-time buyers. (Photo submitted)
The RBC branch at Westshore Town Centre in Langford will remain closed due to flooding issues until at least Monday, March 15. (Rick Stiebel/Gazette staff)

Flood closes RBC at Westshore Town Centre

Branch aims to reopen Monday, March 15

The RBC branch at Westshore Town Centre in Langford will remain closed due to flooding issues until at least Monday, March 15. (Rick Stiebel/Gazette staff)
Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble (whose members are seen behind the couple) on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamiltons’ daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)

Sooke family receives support from percussion group after daughter’s leukemia diagnosis

Funds will help the Hamiltons stay with their daughter, Shae, in Vancouver during her treatments

Allen and Lynn Hamilton accept a $2,500 donation from the Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble (whose members are seen behind the couple) on March 9 at Spencer Middle School in Langford. The donation will go toward costs associated with staying in Vancouver, where the Hamiltons’ daughter is receiving leukemia treatments. (Jake Romphf/Black Press Media)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)

UPDATED: Teen last seen in Langford found safe in Alberta

West Shore RCMP reported the teen safe on March 11

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
Ron Sivorot, business director at Kennametal’s Langford site, the Greater Victoria facility that made a component being used on NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. (Jake Romphf, Black Press Media)

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover using piece made at Kennametal’s Langford site

The Greater Victoria plant’s tooth blank is helping the rover’s drill collect rock cores

Ron Sivorot, business director at Kennametal’s Langford site, the Greater Victoria facility that made a component being used on NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. (Jake Romphf, Black Press Media)
Police seek information after a pedestrian was hit in a crosswalk at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on March 3.(Google Maps)

Witnesses sought in Langford pedestrian hit and run

Suspect is older man driving four-door, gold sedan

Police seek information after a pedestrian was hit in a crosswalk at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on March 3.(Google Maps)
Millstream Village is welcoming a new Marshalls location March 9. (Photo courtesy GWL Realty Advisors)

New Marshalls store in Langford brings boost to women in need

Retailer will hold opening ceremony in Millstream Village March 9

Millstream Village is welcoming a new Marshalls location March 9. (Photo courtesy GWL Realty Advisors)
1957 photo shows Six Mile House-sponsored #4 1932 Ford stock car with Frank Morris (from left), Ted Mackenzie, Bill Sim and driver Gerry Sylvester. (Bud Glover/Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame)
1957 photo shows Six Mile House-sponsored #4 1932 Ford stock car with Frank Morris (from left), Ted Mackenzie, Bill Sim and driver Gerry Sylvester. (Bud Glover/Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame)
The Trading Post building in Langford was demolished on Tuesday. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
The Trading Post building in Langford was demolished on Tuesday. (Michelle Cabana/Black Press Media)
Greater Victoria resident Roger Dhur won $75,000 in a Dec. 9 BC/49 draw with a ticket he bought in Langford. (Photo courtesy of B.C. Lottery Corp.)

Greater Victoria man wins $75,000 in BC/49 draw

Roger Dhur purchased the winning ticket at the Westshore Town Centre in Langford

Greater Victoria resident Roger Dhur won $75,000 in a Dec. 9 BC/49 draw with a ticket he bought in Langford. (Photo courtesy of B.C. Lottery Corp.)
Greater Victoria’s second Marshalls location is scheduled to open in Langford on March 9. (Photo courtesy of Marshalls)

New department store set to open March 9 in Langford

Marshalls will be opening its second location in Greater Victoria next month

Greater Victoria’s second Marshalls location is scheduled to open in Langford on March 9. (Photo courtesy of Marshalls)