Salmon returning to Sooke rivers and streams

Recent rains just what the salmon needed

4oth annual Oak Leaves Bazaar fills Monterey centre

Sale starts 9 a.m. on Oct. 21

  • Oct 20th, 2017
Spawning fish
    Sooke Home Hardware plants 11 chestnut trees in Sooke
      EMCS holds annual Spin-a-thon
        Teacher offers to shave head if students raise 10,000 for Tour de Rock

          Oak Bay Marina’s Leaderboard keeps fisherman in competition for the biggest catch

          ‘It’s a fun competition and fishermen love a chance to brag a little bit.’

          Helping Hands delivers for city seniors in Greater Victoria

          New van, care baskets among the benefits brought to area seniors through Amica program

          Sooke golf course close to breaking even

          DeMamiel Creek Golf Course does well in second season

          Victoria’s Bahá’í building bridges with Songhees and Esquimalt Nations

          In the spirit of reconciliation, Bahá’u’lláh’s followers join with local First Nations communities

          Trio of Oak Bay hauntings amid other Island tales in new book

          The Haunting of Vancouver Island launches Oct. 23 at Bolen Books

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Reader photo: Bowker Creek fills fast in rainstorm

          First significant rainfall pushes waterway to its limits

          • Oct 19th, 2017

          Batten down the hatches winter is coming

          When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

          CAO reports to District of Barriere on well construction

          Status of well construction and paving projects reported to council

          • Oct 19th, 2017

          VIDEO: Teal Pumpkins promote inclusive Halloween

          Sarah Johnston says the Teal Pumpkin Project offers children with severe allergies an opportunity to enjoy Halloween like other children

          Sooke families support the ‘poorest of the poor’

          Sponsorship helps Filipino children escape poverty

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          It’s Poutine Week in Victoria

          Every poutine purchased between Oct. 16 and 22 at participating restaurants in Greater Victoria will provide a meal for a child in need

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          ‘The Tulip House’ goes for new record

          Last year Bob Fleming planted 7800 tulip bulbs in his garden. This year he is increasing that number by a few hundred.

          Volunteers needed to help rid Sooke park of invasive plants

          English ivy a harmful invader

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Flood control tips from Oak Bay fire

          Capt. Rob Kivell is Oak Bay Fire Department’s fire prevention officer

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Reader photo: Urban forest walk a ‘treemendous’ time

          Send your reader photos or video to

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          District of Sooke talking it up in October

          Talktober opportunity to meet and engage with those who formulate policy and deliver services

          • Oct 18th, 2017