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UPDATED: Scrap metal pile gets cleaned up

A metal scrap pile in front of Saseenos Elementary has been cleaned up after a quick effort by the Sooke community.

Art in the Park returns this weekend

Art in the Park is back, complete with a full repertoire of all the fine arts, from music, to painting, dancing – even balloon art.

Sooke comic takes on the funnier, darker side of life

Kevin Banner always loved telling people a good joke.

First Nation interns reach out to the world

T’Sou-ke Nation and Victoria International Development Education Association bring interns together for a chance to see the world

Speeding on Sooke’s Sunriver Way a major problem: Officials

Even though the posted speed limit is 40 km/h, many drivers exceed it

Sooke schools get upgrades over summer

One of the biggest upgrade projects this summer is focused on Edward Milne Community School

COLUMN: Sooke Road closures begs for real fix

So what’s hot in Sooke nowadays? Political scandals, lack of services, the weather, crime, and that road ... oh, that darn road.

Boil water advisory issued

A boil water advisory has been issued for the Wilderness Mountain Water System

Sooke anxiously awaits Bloom results

Sooke Communities in Bloom Committee members and judges finished their review of Sooke last week.

Sooke photographer looks for true grit in urban settings

Haela Gilvert magnifies the things and settings that pass by us on a daily basis.

HOT CAR: 1970 Plymouth Superbird

This particular “Tor Red” Superbird was No. 1089 on the NASCAR registry list, of which only 1,935 of these cars exist.

Sooke wastewater facility to become training centre

Details are still being resolved as to when the program will start and how many trainees will be involve

Embracing the volunteer spirit

Sooke Fine Arts Show kicks off Friday – but not without a lot of helping hands

Miss Vancouver Island shines with sense of community

Sooke's Patrice Wilson wins crown at Miss B.C. Pageant.

Kemp Lake boil water advisory extended

High turbidity and an increased bacterial count was found in the drinking water, says Island Health.

Artist lets her imagination flow from the subconscious mind

Janet Thorn believes in creative spirit instead of technique

First-ever funeral home opens in Sooke

Behind the enterprise is funeral director Telford Nault, a 58-year veteran of the funeral business

Block Watch program expanding in Sooke region

Crime prevention program starting in Shirley and East Sooke

Setting sail on a Viking ship

Sooke resident Jeff Lievre finds his ancient sealegs as he crosses the Atlantic Ocean in a replica Viking ship

Sooke pair earn spot on rep hardball club

Brad Cox and Tommy Hueston have their sights on the high performance level of baseball.