Britt Santowski

District of Sooke Committee of the Whole met to gather public input on a proposed bike skills park in Sooke. The photo shows the crowd after a break.

SEAPARC to be the site of bike skills park

District of Sooke Committee of the Whole voted for mayor's option

District of Sooke Committee of the Whole met to gather public input on a proposed bike skills park in Sooke. The photo shows the crowd after a break.
In earlier iteration of the Sooke Celtics

Sayonara Sooke Celtics

While interest in soccer is on the rise, the Sooke Celtics pack it in

In earlier iteration of the Sooke Celtics
A young Kurt Horne poses for a photo shoot with the Sooke News Mirror back in August

Sooke’s Horne pitches in Toronto

Sooke's Kurt Horne participated in the first annual Tournament 12, hosted in Toronto.

A young Kurt Horne poses for a photo shoot with the Sooke News Mirror back in August
Four fire fighters from Sooke participated in the vehicle extraction course that was held on Friday afternoon at the Metchosin Fire Station. Here

Fire fighters converge on Sooke for training

Weekend provided multiple opportunities for learning life saving skills

Four fire fighters from Sooke participated in the vehicle extraction course that was held on Friday afternoon at the Metchosin Fire Station. Here
This is a recovery scene from a non-fatal accident that occured on Sunday

Column: The ache of motorcycle fatalities

This week's Throttle Therapy column parks the didactic view and looks through a lens of compassion.

This is a recovery scene from a non-fatal accident that occured on Sunday
Kaarina Swinburnson

Stationary spinners chasing big bucks…on a catch-and-donate basis

The leadership students from Sooke's Edward Milne community school will be raising funds for Cops for Cancer in three separate events.

Kaarina Swinburnson
Bears are on the prowl for food before hibernating.

Bear meets pig, pig escapes

A pig was spotted running amok at Sunriver Estates

Bears are on the prowl for food before hibernating.
A back hoe and hazardous materials removal experts are at the site of the burned out building at Evergreen Centre. Removing the debris has begun

Evergreen centre wll be rebuilt in time

Burned office building in Sooke is being demolished

A back hoe and hazardous materials removal experts are at the site of the burned out building at Evergreen Centre. Removing the debris has begun
Sooke News Mirror carrier Matthew Mclean

Lucky 13

A series of great events happened for one kid on Friday the 13th

Sooke News Mirror carrier Matthew Mclean
Throttle therapy specialist

Motorcycling: 12 tips for cold weather riding on the West Coast

Britt Santowski gives riders some helpful information for year-round riding, as summer creeps to an end and Canadians highways stay tasty.

Throttle therapy specialist
New vessel christened.

New rescue vessel christened

The new Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue vessel was launched.

New vessel christened.
Sooke Fall Fair president Ida McDonald and Sooke historian Elida Peers escort the Honourable Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon into the Sooke Community Hall. Guichon was on hand to open the 100th Sooke Fall Fair.  She also reviewed Sooke Sea and Navy League Cadets and was met with an Honour Guard from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #54. The two-day event is one of the highlights of the fall season in Sooke.

Fall fair honoured by Lte. Governor

The HOnourable Judith Guichon was on hand to open the 100th Sooke Fall Fair.

Sooke Fall Fair president Ida McDonald and Sooke historian Elida Peers escort the Honourable Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon into the Sooke Community Hall. Guichon was on hand to open the 100th Sooke Fall Fair.  She also reviewed Sooke Sea and Navy League Cadets and was met with an Honour Guard from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #54. The two-day event is one of the highlights of the fall season in Sooke.
Tomatoes from ALM Organic Farm.

Get to know your farmer campaign launched

Sooke Food CHI begins awareness of local growers and producers with survey

Tomatoes from ALM Organic Farm.
Hockey has begun for these Sooke girls

Hockey begins

Sooke minor hockey is beginning its new season at SEAPARC arena

Hockey has begun for these Sooke girls
Sooke's bike jump park as it currently exists by the ball park at SEAPARC. Yes

As the bike park debate rages, go for a ride at the local bike jump park

Did you know? Sooke already has a bike jump park beside the ball park behind SEAPARC.

Sooke's bike jump park as it currently exists by the ball park at SEAPARC. Yes

Hanging up the glove after 52 years

Len Banner, the now-former coach/manager of Sooke's Loggers fastpitch team, is retiring.

Elida Peers

Infusion of funding for local projects

Federal government comes through with funds from Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund.

Elida Peers
“That photo was taken 100 meters from the finish

Sooke’s Stampflee completes gruelling Ironman

Sooke's Owen Stampflee competes in, and completes in good time, the Whistler Ironman.

“That photo was taken 100 meters from the finish
Todd Kazinka’s son and a friend engaging in a bit of one-on-one

Dribbling is acceptable in certain circles

Sooke’s Todd Kozinka is heightening awareness of basketball, a low-cost, high accessibility sport steadily gaining popularity.

Todd Kazinka’s son and a friend engaging in a bit of one-on-one
RCMP Staff Sergeant Steve Wright contributes bottles and cans for bottle drive.

Tour de Rock fundraiser

RCMP in Sooke are holding a fundraiser for Cops for Cancer

RCMP Staff Sergeant Steve Wright contributes bottles and cans for bottle drive.