Britt Santowski

A sample of one of the poems on the Poet-tree at the Sooke Library.

Library grows poetry tree

Sooke library users urged to create or put up favourite poems

A sample of one of the poems on the Poet-tree at the Sooke Library.
A sampler of what a paddle and a whiffle ball look like. Ping pong meets ... something with a whiffle.

Would you like pickles with that? Pickleball returns to SEAPARC

Once again this year, Sooke's SEAPARC is now offering Pickleball drop-in on Tuesdays and Thursdays. That, and a whole lot more.

A sampler of what a paddle and a whiffle ball look like. Ping pong meets ... something with a whiffle.

Family dances planned for May 8

EMCS Musical Theatre is hosting a dance for all ages

Bob Liptrot shows how honey is made at last year’s Honey Bee Awareness Day.

Tugwell achieves green status for initiatives

Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery have always been "green"

Bob Liptrot shows how honey is made at last year’s Honey Bee Awareness Day.
Julie Muttitt checks out the books at the Book Bin at the Sooke Family Resource Society (2145 Townsend Rd.).

Book it! Free books for everyone

Donations of books make it possible to read - a lot

Julie Muttitt checks out the books at the Book Bin at the Sooke Family Resource Society (2145 Townsend Rd.).
Don Wilkinson has become a road fixture for the time being.

He’s here for your safety

Traffic controller works to make life easier for drivers

Don Wilkinson has become a road fixture for the time being.

Four lacrosse players from Sooke make the cut for the Victoria Shamrock’s team

Four lacrosse players from Sooke make the cut for the Victoria Shamrock’s team

Dr. Leslie King sitting in front of the quilt that will be raffled off by the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra at the upcoming Fling

Good connections made at volunteer fair

Organizations and groups highlighted their missions and mandates

Dr. Leslie King sitting in front of the quilt that will be raffled off by the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra at the upcoming Fling
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Seahawks football fundraisers sponsors two young aspiring athletes

The Sooke Seahawk organization has provided sponsorship to two of their players, thanks to fundraising efforts.

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THROTTLE THERAPY: Looking both ways is only half the message

Motorcycling tips to keep you safe this riding season, by Britt Santowski, former Chief Instructor with VISC

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Pooja Baroosh is making take out Indian food.

A taste of India for those who enjoy ethnic food

New service provides take out food with a unique Indian flavour

Pooja Baroosh is making take out Indian food.
EMCS student Kayla Curtis competes in Rotary Public Speaking Contest

EMCS student represent Sooke

Public speaking is a natural for Grade 11 student Kayla Curtis

EMCS student Kayla Curtis competes in Rotary Public Speaking Contest
After serving the Elders

Traditional pit cooking at Journey

Food cooked in pits served to students, teachers and First Nations elders

After serving the Elders
The runners left the start line at 11 a.m. on a picture-perfect Saturday.

Sooke River 10K run results

There were 360 participants at the Sooke River 10K, with the fastest runner crossing the finish line after 33:14 minutes.

The runners left the start line at 11 a.m. on a picture-perfect Saturday.
Human head louse.

Scratching for information

You got pediculosis? Not so ridiculousis but still lots to learn about lice.

Human head louse.
The East Sooke Fire Hall is being rebuilt and the deadline for tenders is April 14.

East Sooke Firehall goes to tender

Upgrades not possible on old building, new one planned

The East Sooke Fire Hall is being rebuilt and the deadline for tenders is April 14.

Rates keep rising

BC Hydro rates expected to rise 28 per cent in next five years

Ken Kroppmanns (owner of Kenco) at his surprise birthday party.

One little motorcycle shop, one dedicated owner

On Saturday afternoon, Ken Kroppmanns (of Sooke's Kenco) quietly celebrated his 54th birthday.

Ken Kroppmanns (owner of Kenco) at his surprise birthday party.
Scott Dickie (EMCS)

Local boys attend exclusive basketball camp

Sooke's Scott Dickie, Jonah Phillips and Lucas Blatchford all took part in the All Island Invite Camp (AIIC) this past weekend.

Scott Dickie (EMCS)
Melanie Graham

If music be the food of love…

Lorna Bjorklund, with help, brought music program to schools

Melanie Graham