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Sooke wins B division at slo-pitch tourny

Sooke wins B division at slo-pitch tourny

The annual Sooke Invitational Slo-Pitch Tournament was a swinging success. The tournament…

Sooke wins B division at slo-pitch tourny
VIDEO: Sooke artist receives Order of B.C. award

VIDEO: Sooke artist receives Order of B.C. award

Carey Newman created Witness Blanket that travelled across the Nation

VIDEO: Sooke artist receives Order of B.C. award
Otter Point fire chief passes the torch

Otter Point fire chief passes the torch

John McCrea is the new chief

Otter Point fire chief passes the torch
Navy band to perform at Sooke RCMP Musical Ride

Navy band to perform at Sooke RCMP Musical Ride

Mounties perform ride Aug 18 and 19

Navy band to perform at Sooke RCMP Musical Ride
An info session was held at city hall on Wednesday, Aug. 1, where chief election officer Carolyn Mushata gave a presentation on how to run for Sooke Council. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

So, you want to run for council?

Sooke’s chief election officer held info session on becoming council member

An info session was held at city hall on Wednesday, Aug. 1, where chief election officer Carolyn Mushata gave a presentation on how to run for Sooke Council. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
EMCS hosts community-wide dodgeball tournament in Sooke

EMCS hosts community-wide dodgeball tournament in Sooke

Tournament takes place Aug. 11 at EMCS from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

EMCS hosts community-wide dodgeball tournament in Sooke
Pagan festival conjures up magic and mystery

Pagan festival conjures up magic and mystery

Event takes place Aug. 11 at Sooke Region Museum

Pagan festival conjures up magic and mystery
Long-term volunteer never tires of giving back

Long-term volunteer never tires of giving back

Sue Hyslop cites the friends she’s made

Long-term volunteer never tires of giving back
Organizer disappointed with fishing ban protest turnout

Organizer disappointed with fishing ban protest turnout

Thirty-six boats take part in protest

Organizer disappointed with fishing ban protest turnout
Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)                                Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)

Sooke Music Festival expected to be biggest yet

Attendees encouraged to bring non-perishable food items or bottles to donate

Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)                                Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)
Tiny flower unique to Sooke

Tiny flower unique to Sooke

Rick Stiebel | Sooke News Mirror Sooke has a flower to call…

Tiny flower unique to Sooke
Hammers’ Kirk Snelling laces a hit off Fenway pitcher Scott Lieph during Sooke Senior Men’s Fastball League final on Thursday. Fenway upset the Hammers 2-0. (Jack Most/Sooke News Mirror)

Fenway takes men’s fastball title

Beat Hammers 2-0 in final

Hammers’ Kirk Snelling laces a hit off Fenway pitcher Scott Lieph during Sooke Senior Men’s Fastball League final on Thursday. Fenway upset the Hammers 2-0. (Jack Most/Sooke News Mirror)
Municipal nomination papers ready for pick up
Municipal nomination papers ready for pick up
Men’s senior fastball final tonight

Men’s senior fastball final tonight

Hammers and Fenway battle it out for league crown

Men’s senior fastball final tonight
The Habitat Acquisition Trust is urging Capital Region residents to be on the lookout for bats. (File photo)

Public’s help needed in tracking bat activity

Bat stats provide vital info

The Habitat Acquisition Trust is urging Capital Region residents to be on the lookout for bats. (File photo)
Sooke girls win gold at U19 fastball provincials

Sooke girls win gold at U19 fastball provincials

The Sooke U19 girls fastball team placed gold at the provincial fastball…

Sooke girls win gold at U19 fastball provincials
New distillery offers award-winning spirits
New distillery offers award-winning spirits
A screen grab from a blasting video in Sooke posted to social media by a resident in the Maple Park Terrace area. Residents have been complaining of the dust for the last two years. (Video by Al Barr)

Online blasting video helps ease Sooke residents concerns

Complaints of dust ongoing since 2017

A screen grab from a blasting video in Sooke posted to social media by a resident in the Maple Park Terrace area. Residents have been complaining of the dust for the last two years. (Video by Al Barr)
Matthew Mitchell, Nicholas Ralph, and Clarke Hopkins recently competed at the Tier Two Provincial Championships.

Three Sooke athletes compete at provincial swim meet

The Tyee Swim Club made a splash at the provincial championships earlier…

Matthew Mitchell, Nicholas Ralph, and Clarke Hopkins recently competed at the Tier Two Provincial Championships.
Campfires now prohibited in Sooke

Campfires now prohibited in Sooke

A campfire ban on B.C.’s south coast, including the entire Sooke Region,…

Campfires now prohibited in Sooke