Kevin Laird

posted 265 stories to Sooke News Mirror.
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COLUMN: Council suffers labour pains on mayor’s return

Mayor Maja Tait's return to the council table not going as smoothly as initially thought.

  • Apr 6th, 2016 10:00am

COLUMN: Dear Mayor Tait: A few things happened while you were away

Maja Tait is back on the job Friday, and she's got some catching up to do

  • Mar 30th, 2016 8:00pm

District of Sooke eyes end to EPCOR contract

Cost saving expected up to $225,000 a year: report

  • Mar 30th, 2016 8:00pm

Flowers to beautify roundabout

District council gave the go-ahead last week to plant “native and colourful, seasonal plantings."

  • Mar 23rd, 2016 5:00am

Spring golf eyed for DeMamiel Creek

The golf course would be operated by a private contractor, and would remain open until a plan is in place for the property, says SEAPARC.

  • Mar 16th, 2016 4:00pm

CRD releases wording for SEAPARC land purchase referendum

SEAPARC also announces public information sessions

  • Mar 16th, 2016 4:00pm

EMCS players shine brightly in international rugby

Rori Wood and Alexis Dunning earn top marks on and off the field

  • Mar 16th, 2016 11:00am

Salmon Festival touted for Canada’s 150th birthday

Juan de Fuca Salmon Restoration Society backing plan that's expected to include entire community

  • Mar 15th, 2016 4:00pm

Mayors to Washington: Our sewage is not the same

Island municipalities are banding together to stand against American sewage critics in an effort to protect tourism

  • Mar 15th, 2016 11:00am

More money needed to fix storm drainage problems

Sooke development services director seeks $300,000 in this year's budget

  • Mar 10th, 2016 10:00am

Failed sewer pipe could be costly to fix

Wastewater line spews water on Belvista Place and Sooke Road

  • Mar 9th, 2016 4:00pm

Council considers rules to increase public input

Staff told to make amendments to procedural bylaw at the Sooke District.

  • Mar 9th, 2016 12:00pm

Acting mayor unveils wishlist for municipal budget

Rick Kasper support a “fairly active” sidewalk and pathway program and improvements to John Phillips Park

  • Mar 9th, 2016 9:00am

Council considers Soule Road right-a-way sale

Area property owners want to know if the district would be interested in selling the property.

  • Mar 4th, 2016 5:00am

Sooke mayor back on job April 1

Maja Tait, who took a leave of absence in mid November, gave birth to a son, Ewan, on Nov. 27.

  • Mar 2nd, 2016 10:00am

District of Sooke buys land for potential library site

District of Sooke announces the purchase of a 5.26-acre parcel of land in town centre.

  • Feb 29th, 2016 1:00pm

Sooke Fire Rescue Service call volume up

Sooke firefighters answered 964 rescue, emergency medical and fire calls in 2015

  • Feb 25th, 2016 1:00pm


Southern Vancouver Island Nature Trails Society hopes to increase access to outdoor spaces

  • Feb 24th, 2016 10:00am

CAO eyes a new way of doing business

Chief administrative officer has only been on the job two months, but already change is in the offing

  • Feb 24th, 2016 8:00am

Reay lashes out at social media conduct

Acting mayor and other councilors tired of vitriolic attacks, misinformation

  • Feb 23rd, 2016 6:00am