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Sheringham Point Lighthouse restoration plan gets $550,000 gift

Largest private donation to a lighthouse restoration project in Canada

Sooke district to host Japanese exchange students

Last time Japanese students from Natori came to visit Sooke was in 2015.

Sooke council removes bus station requirement

B.C. Transit wants bus shelter, but bus doesn’t service new development

Sooke wants to borrow $1 million for road repairs

Major road work needed after harsh winter, says district staff

Power line fire closes Sooke Road

Emergency crews worked to put out the live wire that burned into the asphalt.

Sooke tax hike tops 5.5 percent

Residents will see an increase of 5.57 per cent tax increase this year.

Groups cash in on local grants

A total of 18 local groups presented before council and mayor last week for grants.

Art Council looking for more community involvement

April 4 meeting to discuss upcoming events, volunteering opportunities

Man rescued from Sooke potholes

A 57-year-old man was plucked from the Sooke River after his kayak capsized.

Kemp Lake water grant denied

Kemp Lake residents will have to wait a little while longer before they get hooked up to CRD water.

Refugee family expected soon in Sooke

Iraqi family expected to arrive sometime this spring.

Library location finalized

13,000 sq-ft facility to be built along Wadams Way in the next 21 months

Renaming of Fire Hall Number 2 honours former Sooke fire chief

Sorensen Station, formely known as Station No. 2, was renamed in honour of retired fire chief Steve Sorensen

Neighbour offers couple a helping hand

Sandy Pedersen is waiting for a liver transplant, and her husband Mike is suffering from liver problems too.

Sooke hosts provincial boxing training camp

Dozens of boxing athletes of all ages descended on Sooke to train

Sooke mayor pitches idea for health-care facility

Sooke is the only major community in Greater Victoria without a hospital or health-care facility

Sooke tourism group faces funding black hole

Operating budget, community involvement will be part of ongoing discussions with District of Sooke

Sooke council mulls 5.5% tax increase

The increase would add $55.96 to the average residential tax bill

Social media group encourages kinder, gentler Sooke

Sooke Embrace is aa Facebook group dedicated to creating a safe environment where Sooke residents can support each other.

Sooke legion in financial crisis

“We’re broke,” says Paul McTavish, Sooke Legion branch manager