Britt Santowski

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Boys basketball takes to the sky

On Thursday, Oct. 24, the Harlem Crowns graced Sooke with their skill and antics.

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Sooke’s Post Master Nancy Low and colleague Lori Jeyes display the Canada Post Community Foundation poster.

Canada Post gives back to youth

Grants available from Canada Post Community Foundation

Sooke’s Post Master Nancy Low and colleague Lori Jeyes display the Canada Post Community Foundation poster.
Event co-founder and principal player Parry Trowell poses as the scary dude with a chainsaw.

Let the hauntings begin…

Eerie Acres in East Sooke ready to scare you silly

Event co-founder and principal player Parry Trowell poses as the scary dude with a chainsaw.
Risto Ringma

Spirited players from Atom C2 hockey raise funds for the team

The Sooke Atom C2 team raised over $1800 on Saturday for their hockey team.

Risto Ringma
The winning fish at the Coho Fishing Derby weighed in at 12 pounds. It was caught by Karl Bouchard fishing with his son Doninick.

Winning catch

The Coho Fishing Derby brought in many fishy donations

The winning fish at the Coho Fishing Derby weighed in at 12 pounds. It was caught by Karl Bouchard fishing with his son Doninick.
STARR runners

STARR runners shine in spite of fog

Three times a week, the STARR runners get out to shine in Sooke.

STARR runners
Leah Oke in the Longboard competition at the 2013 Queen of the Peak competition in Tofino.

Port Renfrew’s queen of the surf wins Queen of the Peak Longboard

In this year’s Queen of the Peak Contest, Port Renfrew’s Leah Oke placed first in the Longboard competition, and third in Shortboard.

Leah Oke in the Longboard competition at the 2013 Queen of the Peak competition in Tofino.
Thinking Pink.

Thinking Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness month leads to fundraiser at Western Foods

Thinking Pink.
This photo was taken during Greater Victoria’s Bike to Work Week. It rained every day

Media-friendly SEAPARC manager retires

After more than two decades with the Capital Regional District (CRD), Larry Hutchings, the now-former SEAPARC manager has retired.

This photo was taken during Greater Victoria’s Bike to Work Week. It rained every day
Rick Smith pitching for the Vancouver Grey Soxs

Fastpitch Hall-of-Famer hails from Sooke

Sooke’s native and former softball pitcher Rick Smith was inducted as a recognized athlete at the Softball BC Awards Banquet on Oct. 5.

Rick Smith pitching for the Vancouver Grey Soxs
This week's community calendar

Sooke’s Community Calendar for October 10 – 17, 2013

This week's community calendar is online and covers events in Sooke from Oct 10 - 17, 2013

This week's community calendar
A new piece of medical equipment has been introduced by Sooke inventor Al Wickheim.

Necessity becomes the mother of invention

Sooke inventor introduces a new piece of medical equipment

A new piece of medical equipment has been introduced by Sooke inventor Al Wickheim.
BrEnn Wickheim

Letters raised to highlight differences

Young student begins campaign against bullying in unique way

BrEnn Wickheim
Penny Kristiansen rode three road bicycle races in her low tech

Penny one of many from Sooke who participate in the BC Seniors Games

Sooke was well represented at the BC Seniors Games.

Penny Kristiansen rode three road bicycle races in her low tech
Melanie Cunningham

Sooke triathlon athlete competes in London

Sooke's own Melanie Cunningham recently competed in London’s ITU World Triathlon on Team Canada.

Melanie Cunningham
The Sooke Fire Fighters exhibit opened at the Sooke Region Museum.

Fire Fighters exhibit at the museum

In celebration of 100 years of service to the Sooke area

The Sooke Fire Fighters exhibit opened at the Sooke Region Museum.
The fire department was called to an early morning blaze which severely damaged a pick up truck on Throup Road.

Truck badly damaged by suspicious fire

Early morning fire set in driveway on Throup Road while owners home

The fire department was called to an early morning blaze which severely damaged a pick up truck on Throup Road.

Response to bike park decision

What did the bike park, SEAPARC, and a Twitter tweet have to say about Sooke Council's recent decision on the bike park? Find out!

Carol Pinalski and Marion Hutchinson with the newest Red Hat Sooke Siren’s calendars.

In the buff – Sooke Red Hatters

The Sooke Red Hat talk candidly about growing old — and posing naked – gracefully

Carol Pinalski and Marion Hutchinson with the newest Red Hat Sooke Siren’s calendars.
An enthusiastic client enjoys skimming the treetops on a zipline.

Ziplining good for adrenaline and fundraising boost

On Saturday September 14, Sooke’s Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours raised over $1,700 for Autism Speaks Canada.

An enthusiastic client enjoys skimming the treetops on a zipline.
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