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Pedestrian struck on Sooke Road; No charges expected

Pedestrian struck on Sooke Road; No charges expected

No charges are expected after a pedestrian was struck on Sooke Road…

Pedestrian struck on Sooke Road; No charges expected
Sooke emergency crews to get new radio system

Sooke emergency crews to get new radio system

New technology uses digital signal instead of analog

Sooke emergency crews to get new radio system
Second public hearing set for Sooke development proposal

Second public hearing set for Sooke development proposal

Proposal first rejected at May 28 council meeting

Second public hearing set for Sooke development proposal
Sooke woman caught up in Craigslist rental scam

Sooke woman caught up in Craigslist rental scam

Homeowner says hundreds of potential tenants showed up ready to move in

Sooke woman caught up in Craigslist rental scam
The Barefoot Movement is set to play at this year’s festival, which runs from June 15 to 17 at the Sooke River Flats. (Contributed)

Bluegrass festival returns to Sooke

Festival runs June 15 to 17 at Sooke River Campground

The Barefoot Movement is set to play at this year’s festival, which runs from June 15 to 17 at the Sooke River Flats. (Contributed)
Seven-year-old Sooke gymnast Ava-Marie Jaeger recently won five gold medals at the Orca Invitational competition in Duncan. (Contributed)

Young Sooke gymnast leaps over competition

Seven-year-old Ava Jaeger won five gold medals at recent competition

Seven-year-old Sooke gymnast Ava-Marie Jaeger recently won five gold medals at the Orca Invitational competition in Duncan. (Contributed)
East Sooke woman to compete at Mrs. B.C. pageant

East Sooke woman to compete at Mrs. B.C. pageant

Life hasn’t been easy for East Sooke Resident Jenn Sheffield, but she…

East Sooke woman to compete at Mrs. B.C. pageant
These running shoes are works of art

These running shoes are works of art

Sooke artist designs one-of-a-kind sneakers

These running shoes are works of art
Mobile medical clinic rolls through Greater Victoria this summer

Mobile medical clinic rolls through Greater Victoria this summer

Service intended to help those living in rough or rural conditions

Mobile medical clinic rolls through Greater Victoria this summer
The Sooke Summer Sailing Program is returning to Sooke this July, with program options for both youth and kids. (Photo contributed by Sooke Sailing Association)

Summer sailing program returns to Sooke

Courses available for youth and adults

The Sooke Summer Sailing Program is returning to Sooke this July, with program options for both youth and kids. (Photo contributed by Sooke Sailing Association)
Sooke Fire Rescue respond to multiple car incidents

Sooke Fire Rescue respond to multiple car incidents

Two incidents left East Sooke area without power

Sooke Fire Rescue respond to multiple car incidents
UPDATE: Power outage in Sooke restored

UPDATE: Power outage in Sooke restored

The power outage in Sooke has now been restored, according to B.C.…

UPDATE: Power outage in Sooke restored
B.C. Hydro investigates power outage in Sooke

B.C. Hydro investigates power outage in Sooke

No updates on what is causing the outage or when power will be restored

B.C. Hydro investigates power outage in Sooke
Construction starting on new Gillespie bridge

Construction starting on new Gillespie bridge

Delays of up to 20 minutes expected Mondays through Saturdays

Construction starting on new Gillespie bridge
Chris Vanier, a member of the Sooke Horseshoe Pitching Association, won the elders’s D division at the Island Championship on the weekend. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

Two wins for Sooke at Island horseshoe championship

Summer league begins June 20

Chris Vanier, a member of the Sooke Horseshoe Pitching Association, won the elders’s D division at the Island Championship on the weekend. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
Sooke men’s fastball season reaches halfway point

Sooke men’s fastball season reaches halfway point

Upcoming games Tuesday and Thursday at Art Morris Park

Sooke men’s fastball season reaches halfway point
After beating cancer twice and then opening up the first vegan food truck in Sooke, it’s safe to say Shawna Knight, owner of Buddha Box, really is queen of the comeback. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

‘Queen of the comeback’ opens food truck in Sooke

After completing two bouts with cancer, Shawna Knight started her own healthy business

After beating cancer twice and then opening up the first vegan food truck in Sooke, it’s safe to say Shawna Knight, owner of Buddha Box, really is queen of the comeback. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
Jeremy Wilson, a spokesperson from the Sooke-Juan de Fuca Working Group, speaks at a recent tourism conference in Sooke. The group would like to see a new tax implemented on hotel rooms in order to benefit tourism in the area. (Jack Most/Sooke News Mirror)

Groups seek hotel tax to increase Sooke tourism

The Sooke Region Tourism Association and the Sooke-Juan de Fuca Working Group…

Jeremy Wilson, a spokesperson from the Sooke-Juan de Fuca Working Group, speaks at a recent tourism conference in Sooke. The group would like to see a new tax implemented on hotel rooms in order to benefit tourism in the area. (Jack Most/Sooke News Mirror)
The Bus Shelter Project started 11 years ago when EMCS art teacher Sue Garat and educational assistant Sue Percival wanted to come up with a way to reduce vandalism in Sooke, and beautify the downtown core. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

Student art project puts damper on vandalism

Bus stop in town core hasn’t been vandalized in 11 years

The Bus Shelter Project started 11 years ago when EMCS art teacher Sue Garat and educational assistant Sue Percival wanted to come up with a way to reduce vandalism in Sooke, and beautify the downtown core. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
There are two upcoming dog fundraisers in Sooke in June, including the second annual Park in the Park on June 23, and the first Sooke Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides on June 10. (Photo by Dan Bates/Black Press)

Sooke fundraising events will get your tail wagging

Two dog charity events at John Phillips Park

There are two upcoming dog fundraisers in Sooke in June, including the second annual Park in the Park on June 23, and the first Sooke Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides on June 10. (Photo by Dan Bates/Black Press)