Kevin Laird

posted 265 stories to Sooke News Mirror.
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New Sooke Soccer Club president eyes growth

Laura Lockhart inherited a soccer organization with more than 340 players

  • May 13th, 2016 4:00pm

Sooke councillor wants residents’ thoughts on official community plan

Sooke OCP review to begin in June with legal, municipal staff and community consultations

  • May 12th, 2016 10:00am

Fastball registration takes upward swing

Sooke Minor Fastball has 250 players registered, up from 159 last year.

  • May 11th, 2016 6:00pm

COLUMN: Every ‘Yes’ vote cost local taxpayers $22.49

The cost to hold the referendum was $22,000 and just 9.6 per cent of 12,307 eligible voters cast a ballot.

  • May 11th, 2016 12:00pm

Sooke council eyes slight tax increase

Sooke council is expected to give approval Monday to an $18.3-million operating budget.

  • May 4th, 2016 10:00am

UPDATE: SEAPARC land acquisition referendum passes

Referendum passed with a total of 978 votes in favour.

  • May 1st, 2016 6:00pm

Garden centre plan sprouts residents concerns

Parking, privacy and drainage among issues with Pure Elements Spa and Hair Salon proposal

  • May 1st, 2016 6:00pm

Structure fires a growing worry for Sooke Fire Department

Sooke firefighters fought approximately one major fire a week in February and March

  • Apr 27th, 2016 4:00pm

SEAPARC land vote anyone’s guess: Hicks

If the referendum passes, SEAPARC will pay $250,000 for the property and taxpayers, through the CRD, will be on the hook for $750,000.

  • Apr 27th, 2016 8:00am

Volunteers clean up illegal dumping sites

Much of the waste found by volunteers was from construction sites. Fines for illegal dumping can be as high as $10,000, say CRD officials.

  • Apr 27th, 2016 7:00am

CRD mulls options to dispose of sewage sludge

CRD strikes committee to see if innovative technologies dealing with sewage sludge could provide environmental benefits

  • Apr 23rd, 2016 8:00pm

CRD limits public access to Leech watershed

Sooke Coun. Rick Kasper and Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks vote against decision

  • Apr 22nd, 2016 9:00am

On the buses

Juan de Fuca MLA John Horgan uses the transit system to find out what his constituents are thinking.

  • Apr 20th, 2016 5:00am

Audit adds fuel to fire department probe

District of Sooke council authorizes the audit as well as a freeze on new equipment purchases

  • Apr 15th, 2016 1:00pm

Artificial turf field plan moves forward

A $300,000 funding allocation integral to to build an artificial turf Field at Fred Milne Park was approved by Sooke council.

  • Apr 14th, 2016 8:00am

Sookie competes in Boston marathon

Despite setbacks from a serious hip injury and breast cancer, local runner let nothing stop her passion

  • Apr 13th, 2016 4:00pm

Sooke mayor returning to CRD board table

Coun. Rick Kasper to remain as full-time CRD director until September

  • Apr 12th, 2016 10:00am

Sooke residents pay more for CRD services

CRD directors gave approval to a $263.1 million consolidated operating budget

  • Apr 7th, 2016 8:00pm

Police called after altercation at council

Fracas involved Coun. Rick Kasper and mayor’s husband over appointment
to CRD.

  • Apr 6th, 2016 11:00am

Marijuana dispensary will only sell to people who have medical need

Medijuana Dispensary opens up shop in Sooke next week.

  • Apr 6th, 2016 11:00am