Britt Santowski

New information on who discovered gold in Leechtown is unearthed.

Shifting the lens on Sooke’s gold rush: Part II

Part two of story regarding who actually found the gold

New information on who discovered gold in Leechtown is unearthed.

Editorial: Culture of Entitlement has to stop

Entitlement seems to be the norm among many politicians

Ron Buddo took a break from swimming laps to speak about the upcoming Across the Lake Swim.

Sooke swimmers get all serious when told to go jump into the lake

Some of Sooke’s water-loving adults will be attending the Kelowna Swim Across the Lake Swim in July.

Ron Buddo took a break from swimming laps to speak about the upcoming Across the Lake Swim.
“The gold will speak for itself.” The quote is typically attributed to Leech

Shifting the lens on Sooke’s gold rush: Part I

Part 1: New research shows 'real' discoverer of gold

“The gold will speak for itself.” The quote is typically attributed to Leech
District of Sooke Mayor Wendal Milne

Billing error will lead to small tax breaks

Double billing of CRD services on property taxes corrected

District of Sooke Mayor Wendal Milne
This was one of the best shots of the season witnessed by this photographer: Lucas Blatchford landed a shot from centre court

Three EMCS senior basketball players invited to play an exclusive training weekend

Three players from Sooke, Jonah Phillips (left), Lucas Blatchford (airborne centre) and Scott Dickie (right) were all selected.

This was one of the best shots of the season witnessed by this photographer: Lucas Blatchford landed a shot from centre court
Sooke's newest car wash and laundromat.

Almost ready to roll

Long awaited laundromat/car wash set to open soon in Sooke

Sooke's newest car wash and laundromat.
District of Sooke Councillor Rick Kasper

Double-billing ‘error’ discovered in budget

Previous accounting system was problematic; corrections and changes made

District of Sooke Councillor Rick Kasper

Learning to swim saves lives

Local leisure centre offers subsidized life saving swim classes

The two performed in Sooke this past weekend at the family skate.

Figure skating duo speak about their life on ice

Sooke figure skaters Pilar and Leonardo Maekawa talk about where they are now, and where they plan to be.

The two performed in Sooke this past weekend at the family skate.

Sooke Volunteer Fair set for April

The second Saturday in April sees the third annual Volunteer Fair in Sooke.

Pilar and Leonardo Maekawa

Sooke’s worldclass skaters host SEAPARC family skate

Pilar and Leonardo Maekawa are hosting upcoming family skate at SEAPARC this coming Sunday, March 16, from 4 p.m. to 5:30.

Pilar and Leonardo Maekawa
Checking it out

Checking it out

Surveyors measure out the property for new bank in Sooke

Checking it out
Michael Clouser

Incubating new business in Sooke

SookeSpace: Mission impossible, or not? Economic change needed.

Michael Clouser

Vehicles ending up off roadways for “unknown” reasons

Three accidents in one week in Sooke region rather odd

The EMCS team at the playoffs in Nanaimo.

EMCS sr boys basketball place 5th in Vancouver Island finals

EMCS sr boys basketball place 5th in Vancouver Island finals

The EMCS team at the playoffs in Nanaimo.
T.A.S.K. students (in no particular order) include Tina

T.A.S.K. students talk trades

Trades program at EMCS is enticing students to the construction trade

T.A.S.K. students (in no particular order) include Tina

Grads getup easy on the wallet

Magic Wand Project helps with graduation attire costs

Snow day in Sooke

Youngsters took the opportunity to play in the snow this past week

Artist's rendering of the East Sooke Fire Hall

East Sooke’s fire hall speeding along

Newer, safer fire hall to be operational by early 2015

Artist's rendering of the East Sooke Fire Hall