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Man steals car, RCMP crashes car

A possibly suicidal man stole his parents car this morning and fled to Mill Bay, precipitating a three vehicle crash on the Malahat

West Shore rec offering full day child care during teacher strike

West Shore Parks and Recreation is offering extended child care during the upcoming teachers’ strike, starting Monday.

How’s Fishing

Kiwi Magic talks about the upcoming March Halibut Festival

Jordan River artifacts reveal rich history

The Sooke region Museum was gifted a number of historical items

Stand-up paddle boarding grows in popularity

A relatively new water-based sport is on the scene

Boxing Day Derby

The annual salmon derby drew a lot of fishers to Sooke waters

Derby coming up

Kiwi Magic talks about fishing the local waters off Sooke

Sooke’s Mason Swift comes into his own

The football player from Sooke is earning all kinds of recognition, especially after receiving MVP for the B.C. provincials on Saturday.

New and unseated councillors respond to election

Each of the candidates spoke about the results of the Nov. 19 election.

More candidates step forward

Some new faces and some familiar faces in council race

ALC criticized for inaction

Little to no action has been taken in the year since B.C.’s Auditor General red-flagged a series of big holes in the Agricultural Land Commission’s ability to protect farmland.

Sooke Coho Derby

An awesome show of good fishing, community support and decent weather made the first annual Sooke Coho Derby a success.

Autumn means there is lots of good fishing

Sooke region Fishing at its best

Local student makes mark on cancer research

leah Kelley may have a future in medicine

The big ones are biting in all areas

Summer fishing report

Westshore Stingers to get new owner

The absentee Westshore Stingers junior B hockey team will soon have a new owner, according to Greg Batters, president of the The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League.

Debate over controversial project delayed

Coun. Vic Derman withdraws motion

Debate over controversial Juan de Fuca project delayed

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