Britt Santowski

Irma Love gathers recyclables for the needy.

Love gives to those less fortunate

Big-hearted Sooke senior returns returnables to help Sooke Food Bank

Irma Love gathers recyclables for the needy.
Britt Santowski

Wintertime is a good time to review the basics of motorcycling

‘Skip on passing judgement. You too are someone’s slow driver and another person’s dangerous fool.’

Britt Santowski
A fundraising skate-a-thon was held on Tuesday November 19 that raised money for the Sooke Skating Club. All the kids in the group participated in the Skate-A-Thon

Sooke’s Skating Club develops strong skaters

Did you know that the Sooke Skating Club offers more than preparatory lessons for future figure skaters?

A fundraising skate-a-thon was held on Tuesday November 19 that raised money for the Sooke Skating Club. All the kids in the group participated in the Skate-A-Thon
The cast of volunteers at Vital Vittles

Ten years of feeding the body and nourishing the soul

Sooke's Vital Vittles celebrates 10 strong years of Friday lunches

The cast of volunteers at Vital Vittles

Banff Marathon and Half Marathon dates

Given that a number of our Sooke runners like some of the heavy-hitting stuff, we thought we'd include these dates.

Women’s soccer is one to watch

Sooke’s Hurricanes, the local team from the Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association (LIWSA), is faring extraordinarily well in their series.

The Bantam girls took the 'Movember challenge' from the Peewee C1 boys! On November 7th

Faceoff Finale

The Sooke Fall Female Faceoff tournament was a great success. They had 342 players participate, and 47 volunteers.

The Bantam girls took the 'Movember challenge' from the Peewee C1 boys! On November 7th
Sophie Adams is one Amazing Kid

Another Amazing Kid from Sooke: Sophie Adams

Save-On Foods Amazing Kids chooses Sooke students for award

Sophie Adams is one Amazing Kid

National Sports Day: Just do … something

Saturday, Nov. 30 is National Sports Day, and there will be plenty to do in Sooke. Begin by checking out SEAPARC.

Running towards next season’s sun

In Sooke, it's time to start training for next year's marathons, triathlons and 10Ks. Here's what coming up, and how to get ready.

Four key players of this year’s Christmas Bureau came together on a rainy afternoon. From left to right: Deb Schenk (Harbourside Lions)

Christmas Bureau begins its work

Local volunteers gather donations for annual Christmas hampers

Four key players of this year’s Christmas Bureau came together on a rainy afternoon. From left to right: Deb Schenk (Harbourside Lions)
Ron Bilinsky (Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers make roads safer

Speed Watch serves a vital need in the Sooke community

Ron Bilinsky (Volunteer Coordinator
The Sooke Crisis Centre at 2043 Church Road  is one of the main service providers for the homeless and vulnerable. Open weekdays from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Resources come together for disadvantaged

A variety of organizations in Sooke help the homeless and poor

The Sooke Crisis Centre at 2043 Church Road  is one of the main service providers for the homeless and vulnerable. Open weekdays from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The Bantam girls played against Campbell River on Saturday afternoon. Pictured here are

Focused females face off

The Bantam girls played against Campbell River on Saturday afternoon. Pictured are Lilia Egeland and Leah Zschau.

The Bantam girls played against Campbell River on Saturday afternoon. Pictured here are
The 2012 Santa Parade through downtown Sooke.

Get involved in Santa Parade

Sooke's chamber of commerce seeking parade participants

The 2012 Santa Parade through downtown Sooke.
Catchable trout released into Kemp Lake.

Kemp Lake stocked with trout

Rainbow trout fry make their way into fishing lake

Catchable trout released into Kemp Lake.

Swim to survive program offered to all Grade 3 students in Sooke

SEAPARC is offering Swim to Survive to all Grade 3 students in Sooke elementary schools

A tree decorated for the 2012 Festival of Trees at SEAPARC.

Approaching festive season marked by trees

Sooke Festival of Trees will continue to be held at SEAPARC

A tree decorated for the 2012 Festival of Trees at SEAPARC.
Fire Chiefs for the Day.

Fire Chiefs for the day

Four elementary school students in Sooke got to play fire fighter

Fire Chiefs for the Day.
Sooke squadron commander Barry Gifford

Power Squadron celebrates 75 years in Sooke

A commemorative flag was dipped into West Coast waters

Sooke squadron commander Barry Gifford