Britt Santowski

THROTTLE THERAPY: Lane position, not a rule but an active strategy

Actively choosing your lane position is an important conscious thought for any motorcyclist.

Food trucks fulfills dream

Food trucks are becoming increasingly popular on Vancouver Island

Southpaw Kurtis Horne goes pro

Sooke's Kurtis Horne is drafted by the New York Mets, and then signed by by the Gulf Coast League, the minor league affiliate of the Mets.

Trevor Bligh’s game jersey was just retired … but will he?

Trevor Bligh's game jersey was retired at the EMCS Awards Night ceremony held earlier this month in Sooke.

Throttle Therapy: Co-existing with trucks on the road

Some tips on sharing the road with truckers, an unavoidable reality. Seeing things through their eyes can be a great eye-opener.

D.A.R.E. grads

Students from Ecole Poirier graduate from anti-drug program

EMCS student council wraps up its first year

Students find appointment to council to have many benefits

Students delve into their school history

A history of Sooke elementary fires up imaginations of two students

Donuts for dollars

EMCS students raise funds for the basketball team in Sooke.

Stick branches out

Local coffee shop extends to Prestige hotel for the summer

Throttle Therapy: Motorcycle riding in groups has merits

Britt Santowski, a former Chief instructor with the Vancouver Island Safety Council, shares her bits of wisdom about safe riding.

Correction, June 4, 2014

A few details were not quite correct in May 21 story, page 3

The show must go on despite strike

Student productions opens tonight for two-night run

Rescuers called out in separate incidents

Search and rescue services were required in Sooke incidents

U16 boys softball fundraise to play off-island tournaments

The U16 boys' softball team is constantly fundraising for off-Island tournaments. The Sooke News Mirror spoke with theme to find out why.

80 year-old cyclist pedalling strong

Josephine Drage is an 80-year-old Sooke resident who is also an avid cyclist. She recently spoke with the Mirror about her passion.

In quest of a forever home for child care

After school care in Sooke is a challenge for provider

Scotch broom pull a sweeping success

Annual broom pull rids Whiffin Spit of invasive species

On the picket line

Teachers from across School District 62 manned the picket lines

Climber fall down cliff at Potholes

Efforts involved over 36 rescue workers from throughout the Sooke region