Britt Santowski

A vendor with tomato plants at Sooke's Seedy Saturday

Growing for the future

Sooke's Seedy Saturday planed seeds for success with gardeners

A vendor with tomato plants at Sooke's Seedy Saturday

Mountain biking symposium comes to Sooke in May

As of March 1st, mountain biking enthusiasts will be able to register for the BC Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium held here in Sooke.

A clean up crew mops up the diesel spill left on the road when a logging truck overturned on Sooke Road.

Cleaning up after the crash

Sooke Road was closed for close to five hours because of an overturned logging truck.

A clean up crew mops up the diesel spill left on the road when a logging truck overturned on Sooke Road.
James Wilson checks out the squash at the 2012 Sooke Fall Fair.

Fall Fair flea market helps you grow your seeds

Winding up for the centennial of the Sooke Fall Fair

James Wilson checks out the squash at the 2012 Sooke Fall Fair.
A child watches on as the Jazzercise students work out to raise funds for CF in Sooke.

Sooke Jazzercise group raises funds for CF

On Saturday, Feb. 8, a Jazzercise benefit was held at Saseenos elementary school in Sooke to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

A child watches on as the Jazzercise students work out to raise funds for CF in Sooke.
Ingrid Johnston

The Lions’ share

A hefty donation to the Sooke Food Bank is welcomed

Ingrid Johnston
2007 Grade 12 students from EMCS practice for their annual fashion show.

Looking Back, Feb. 20, 2013

A look back at what went on in Sooke over the years

2007 Grade 12 students from EMCS practice for their annual fashion show.
Emily Grainger of UBC Thunderbirds.

UBC’s Thunderbirds achieve CIS record turnaround thanks to Sooke’s Emily Grainger

Emily Grainger, a Sooke native, contributes to the tremendous turnaround of UBC's Thunderbirds women's hockey team.

Emily Grainger of UBC Thunderbirds.
Emily Bernard (left) and Sophie Adams (right) talk about their acceptance into Police Camp.

Cadets get first hand look at police work

Two EMCS students will go to Police Camp for eight days

Emily Bernard (left) and Sophie Adams (right) talk about their acceptance into Police Camp.
Stephen Hindrichs in conversation with other participants at February’s Transition Town meeting at The Reading Room Cafe. The group meets on the first Sunday of every month

Transition Town folk reach out to community

Group provides information and conversation on intentional communities

Stephen Hindrichs in conversation with other participants at February’s Transition Town meeting at The Reading Room Cafe. The group meets on the first Sunday of every month
Eight-year old Samantha of Sooke's Novice 2A team could not stop smiling as she played with her teammates against their coaches.

A day in the life of three hockey moms

Three moms discuss the pros and cons of life with kids in hockey.

Eight-year old Samantha of Sooke's Novice 2A team could not stop smiling as she played with her teammates against their coaches.

Antici-painting spring

A spring-themed mural is newly featured at SEAPARC. Meet the artist who paints them.

Stick in the Mud owner David Evans at the coffee roaste.

Friday nights in Sooke about to get livelier

Stick in the Mud becomes NightStick on Friday nights

Stick in the Mud owner David Evans at the coffee roaste.
Anthea Browne has visions of a Sooke yoga studio featuring this breathtaking vista high in the hilltops of Saseenos.

Recovery through rest and relaxation

There is healing is rest through restorative yoga, a passive approach to better health.

Anthea Browne has visions of a Sooke yoga studio featuring this breathtaking vista high in the hilltops of Saseenos.
Final score: Bays United 3

Modelling sportsmanship important for parents

A reminder to parents: support the players, say nothing to the referee. Model sportsmanship for your kids.

Final score: Bays United 3
Assistant Captain Aiden Goluch makes a move against the Saanich Braves.

Thunderbirds win over Braves 8-2

The Sooke Bantam C Thunderbirds won handily Saturday night at SEAPARC over the Saanich Braves C3 team.

Assistant Captain Aiden Goluch makes a move against the Saanich Braves.
Lisa McCrea fits Eric Dale with a custom-made mouthguard during Dr. Chris Bryant’s clinic

Keep that great smile by protecting teeth

Mouth-guard clinic gives information on how to protect teeth in sports

Lisa McCrea fits Eric Dale with a custom-made mouthguard during Dr. Chris Bryant’s clinic
Shelley Haisell overcame numerous odds to win gold medal in voice.

Overcoming life’s unfair challenges

Nine-year-old Sooke girl finds her voice and wins gold

Shelley Haisell overcame numerous odds to win gold medal in voice.
Alison Cowan assembles her swimming resources at SEAPARC just before her next class is scheduled to begin.

New coach at SEAPARC

Alison Cowan recently joined the Island Swimming Association as the Lead Coach at SEAPARC. She brings with her 15 years of experience.

Alison Cowan assembles her swimming resources at SEAPARC just before her next class is scheduled to begin.
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