Contributed

Later Life Ramblings Jan 7, 2015

Shirley Lower writes about issues of importance to Sooke elders

Basic of play

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

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

Pacific Northwest seaweeds are crucial for health of the ocean

Salmon fishing slows and halibut season come to a close

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

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

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

Curator’s Corner: Christmas Time traditions

Collection at Sooke Region Museum has seasonal interest

A satisfying journey for the musical soul X 2

Father and son perform for Sooke Coffee House on December 20

Mental health for children and youth

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

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.

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.

Sooke Fine Arts Society does more than meet

Information presentations are a part of SFA meetings

Seniors’ organization disbands

Elderly OAPA volunteers can no longer take on leadership roles

Locals nurture Slow Food

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

Winter Chinook salmon being caught this week

Ron Neitsch lets anglers know where the fish are biting

Sooke’s Biggest Little Craft Fair

Upstairs and downstairs for the Sooke Fall Fair Christmas Fair

Sooke Community Choir presents a Christmas Past

Bruce Ruddell will conduct the Sooke choir singing seasonal favourites

Sooke soccer rained out

Wet fields made it impossible to play soccer this past week

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra member profiles

SPO assistant concert manager JOanne Cowan is profiled

The Outdoor Guy: on birds and gratitude

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

Salmon fishing slowing, halibut speeding up

Ron Neitsch writes about the fishing in the Sooke region