Goldstream News Staff

The driver of a semi-trailer walked away unscathed Tuesday morning after his truck burst into flames while driving down the Malahat. (Courtesy of Patrick O'Brien)

UPDATED: Driver unscathed after semi-trailer engulfed in flames on Malahat

Both southbound lanes reopened as of 1 p.m.

The driver of a semi-trailer walked away unscathed Tuesday morning after his truck burst into flames while driving down the Malahat. (Courtesy of Patrick O'Brien)
Actor KJ Apa, who plays the character Archie in Riverdale, snaps a photo with a fan outside of Gabby’s Country Cabaret, aka the “Whyte Wyrm” while filming for the show on the mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)

Riverdale star KJ Apa spotted in Vancouver Island grocery store

Staff at Sooke’s Western Foods spot ‘Archie Andrews’

Actor KJ Apa, who plays the character Archie in Riverdale, snaps a photo with a fan outside of Gabby’s Country Cabaret, aka the “Whyte Wyrm” while filming for the show on the mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rockfall closed Finlayson Arm Road and West Shore Parkway on Friday (March 5) afternoon. (Twitter/BC Transportation)

UPDATED: Malahat reopens following rockfall

Section of Trans-Canada Highway was scheduled for intermittent closures today for rock scaling work

A rockfall closed Finlayson Arm Road and West Shore Parkway on Friday (March 5) afternoon. (Twitter/BC Transportation)
The Malahat was clear and wet as of 8 a.m. on Feb. 15. (DriveBC)

Victoria commuters warned of more snow for the Malahat

Environment Canada expects more flakes to fall Feb. 15

The Malahat was clear and wet as of 8 a.m. on Feb. 15. (DriveBC)
A logging truck rolled over on the Trans-Canada Highway near West Shore Parkway. (Twitter/@busdriverlife)

Logs cleared after rollover crash in Langford, cause still undetermined

Driver given ticket for failing to maintain logbook, inspections ordered for truck, trailer

A logging truck rolled over on the Trans-Canada Highway near West Shore Parkway. (Twitter/@busdriverlife)
Emcon Services Inc. assesses the scene after a logging truck rollover Feb. 8. (Courtesy Emcon Services)
Emcon Services Inc. assesses the scene after a logging truck rollover Feb. 8. (Courtesy Emcon Services)
Snow is sticking to the ground on Malahat Drive at Shawnigan Lake Road. (Drive BC)

Snowfall warning issued for Malahat

10 centimetres of snow expected between Goldstream and Mill Bay

Snow is sticking to the ground on Malahat Drive at Shawnigan Lake Road. (Drive BC)
West Shore RCMP are asking the public for help locating 35-year-old Geoffrey Irwin. Irwin has been missing since Sept. 27. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

RCMP seeks dash cam footage in search for former Cowichan Capitals player

Geoffrey Irwin, 35, was last seen on Sept. 27

West Shore RCMP are asking the public for help locating 35-year-old Geoffrey Irwin. Irwin has been missing since Sept. 27. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
A car was on fire on Malahat Drive Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Ken Patterson)

UPDATED: No injuries following vehicle fire on Malahat

Vehicle was fully engulfed in flames, says fire department

A car was on fire on Malahat Drive Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Ken Patterson)
Chain-up and winter tire regulations are in effect starting Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Warm weather doesn’t stop winter tire regulations for Vancouver Island roads

Rules enforced with fines from Oct. 1 to March 31

Chain-up and winter tire regulations are in effect starting Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Premier John Horgan, Langford-Juan de Fuca MLA, took his old bus route around Greater Victoria, handing out masks to BC Transit passengers. (John Horgan/Facebook)

Premier John Horgan offers masks to BC Transit passengers as friendly reminder

Top officials urging residents to keep following COVID-19 guidelines after recent spike in cases

Premier John Horgan, Langford-Juan de Fuca MLA, took his old bus route around Greater Victoria, handing out masks to BC Transit passengers. (John Horgan/Facebook)
The West Shore RCMP drugs and organized crime unit has arrested five suspects after a multi-jurisdictional drug trafficking investigation. (West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP arrests five suspects in multi-jurisdictional drug trafficking investigation

Cocaine, prohibited loaded handgun, weapons, stolen vehicles seized

The West Shore RCMP drugs and organized crime unit has arrested five suspects after a multi-jurisdictional drug trafficking investigation. (West Shore RCMP)
Lekwungen dancers and singers perform at Royal Roads as part of a previous National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations. (Black Press Media file photo)
Lekwungen dancers and singers perform at Royal Roads as part of a previous National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

58-year-old Island woman remains in critical condition after fatal weekend Malahat crash

The 53-year-old motorcycle driver died at the scene

(Black Press Media file photo)
A motorcycle crash on the Malahat caused traffic delays up to four hours in the northbound lane on Saturday afternoon. (Google Maps)

One dead following motorcycle crash on Malahat

Malahat reopened shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday

A motorcycle crash on the Malahat caused traffic delays up to four hours in the northbound lane on Saturday afternoon. (Google Maps)
A crash on the Malahat is causing traffic back ups near Okotoks Drive. (Drive BC Highway Cam)

UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic

Incident backed up commuters near Okotoks Drive

A crash on the Malahat is causing traffic back ups near Okotoks Drive. (Drive BC Highway Cam)
Quality Foods and Shoppers Drug Mart will be dedicating a portion of their opening hours for seniors and vulnerable members of society to shop, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers

Quality Foods offers two-hour access, Shoppers Drug Mart offers one hour

Quality Foods and Shoppers Drug Mart will be dedicating a portion of their opening hours for seniors and vulnerable members of society to shop, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Ferries has cancelled 12 p.m. sailings leaving Tsawwassen and 2 p.m. sailing leaving Swartz Bay on March 17 and 18. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries cancels sailings between Vancouver, Victoria

Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay noon, 2 p.m. sailings cancelled Tuesday, Wednesday

BC Ferries has cancelled 12 p.m. sailings leaving Tsawwassen and 2 p.m. sailing leaving Swartz Bay on March 17 and 18. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)

Missing man believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan, say police

Raymond Begin, 63, left in a 2011 white Ford van on Feb. 29

West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)

UPDATED: Body of missing man found, death not suspicious, says West Shore RCMP

Man left Langford in a 2011 white Ford van on Feb. 29

West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)