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Sooke council green lights funds for sculpture

Sooke council green lights funds for sculpture

A local group is chipping away at raising funds to build a…

Sooke council green lights funds for sculpture
The ride of a lifetime

The ride of a lifetime

RCMP officer Rusty Olsen shares experience with Musical Ride

The ride of a lifetime
Sue Smith, left, Debbie Clarkston, middle, and Judy Hull are holding an art exhibit at the Sooke South Shore Gallery from Aug. 11 to 25 to raise money for the Sooke Food Bank. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

Local artists raise money for Sooke Food Bank

Exhibit runs Aug. 11 to 25 at Sooke South Shore Gallery

Sue Smith, left, Debbie Clarkston, middle, and Judy Hull are holding an art exhibit at the Sooke South Shore Gallery from Aug. 11 to 25 to raise money for the Sooke Food Bank. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
Map from B.C. Wildfire Services shows location of the fire near Jordan River. (Photo from B.C. Wildfire website)

Small wildfire near Jordan River under control

B.C. Wildfire Services checking in on fire periodically to ensure no hot spots left

Map from B.C. Wildfire Services shows location of the fire near Jordan River. (Photo from B.C. Wildfire website)
Johnny Galactic will perform at Sookapalooza this Saturday at the 17 Mile Pub. (Contributed)

Sookapalooza returns for 13th year

Annual outdoor festival takes place Saturday at 17 Mile Pub

Johnny Galactic will perform at Sookapalooza this Saturday at the 17 Mile Pub. (Contributed)
Sooke writer receives honourable mention in B.C. contest

Sooke writer receives honourable mention in B.C. contest

Sooke is once again on the literary radar. Three local authors –…

Sooke writer receives honourable mention in B.C. contest
(Metro Creative photo)

East Sooke group welcomes singers

East Sooke Rough Voice Singers practice on first Monday of month

(Metro Creative photo)
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