Contributed

Shirley Lowe

Later Life Ramblings Jan 7, 2015

Shirley Lower writes about issues of importance to Sooke elders

Shirley Lowe

Basic of play

Zea Guest outlines what it is to skate in a roller derby

Seaweeds are ecologically critical.

The effect of oil spills on seaweeds – and all levels of the food chain

Pacific Northwest seaweeds are crucial for health of the ocean

Seaweeds are ecologically critical.
Halibut fishing has slowed and come to an end.

Salmon fishing slows and halibut season come to a close

Sooke fishing guide takes us to the places where the fish are biting

Halibut fishing has slowed and come to an end.
Dr. David Smith

Fear not – there is help for children and youth with anxiety

Part two of a series on dealing with mental health and youth

Dr. David Smith
Clockwise: orange chenille pipe cleaner Santa starfish ornament (1979.026.017k); white embossed Christmas card with dried flowers inside (1980.013.042b).Bubble light with blue liquid in the vial (1980.013.011d); String of Santa lites with seven bulbs (1999.003.001a-c).

Curator’s Corner: Christmas Time traditions

Collection at Sooke Region Museum has seasonal interest

Clockwise: orange chenille pipe cleaner Santa starfish ornament (1979.026.017k); white embossed Christmas card with dried flowers inside (1980.013.042b).Bubble light with blue liquid in the vial (1980.013.011d); String of Santa lites with seven bulbs (1999.003.001a-c).
Rueben and Mark Ellis perform December 20.

A satisfying journey for the musical soul X 2

Father and son perform for Sooke Coffee House on December 20

Rueben and Mark Ellis perform December 20.
Dr. David Smith

Mental health for children and youth

A 10-part series on dealing with mental health issue in the young

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Dr. David Smith
Ken Miner presented photography complexities to SFAS members.

Sooke Fine Arts Society does more than meet

Information presentations are a part of SFA meetings

Ken Miner presented photography complexities to SFAS members.

Seniors’ organization disbands

Elderly OAPA volunteers can no longer take on leadership roles

Sooke’s Brooke Fader and Oliver Kienast prepare food at a Slow Food event at the Hudson. Another is scheduled for December 10.

Locals nurture Slow Food

Sooke's Brooke Fader and Oliver Kienast at Terra Madre Day

Sooke’s Brooke Fader and Oliver Kienast prepare food at a Slow Food event at the Hudson. Another is scheduled for December 10.
Sooke family Christian

Winter Chinook salmon being caught this week

Ron Neitsch lets anglers know where the fish are biting

Sooke family Christian

Sooke’s Biggest Little Craft Fair

Upstairs and downstairs for the Sooke Fall Fair Christmas Fair

The Sooke Community Choir

Sooke Community Choir presents a Christmas Past

Bruce Ruddell will conduct the Sooke choir singing seasonal favourites

The Sooke Community Choir
Sooke Soccer Fields Super-Saturated

Sooke soccer rained out

Wet fields made it impossible to play soccer this past week

Sooke Soccer Fields Super-Saturated
JOanne Cowan

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra member profiles

SPO assistant concert manager JOanne Cowan is profiled

JOanne Cowan
Ron Larson is the Outdoor Guy

The Outdoor Guy: on birds and gratitude

Ron Larson writes about his experiences in the great outdoors around Sooke

Ron Larson is the Outdoor Guy
Travis

Salmon fishing slowing, halibut speeding up

Ron Neitsch writes about the fishing in the Sooke region

Travis