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WE ASKED YOU: What are you doing over the long weekend?

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Sooke man disputes animal cruelty charges

Philip Ney plans to fight the charge when it goes to court on Aug. 3

Sooke resident lives in fear of fires

Several fires reported metres from property on Townsend Road in the last year

Extreme fire danger puts Sooke firefighters on heighten alert

Human-caused fires could be a risk; officials ask people to take extra precautions

Construction blasting, dust upsets residents

‘The dust is terrible,’ says one neighbour

Fire danger in Sooke hits ‘extreme’

‘The fire risk is very serious.’ says Sooke Fire Rescue

Sooke to hold community forum on overdose prevention

AIDS Vancouver Island will host a a free community overdose prevention and…

CRD director fishes for answers in meeting with MP

Mike Hicks says more needs to done to ease the fisheries regulation burden on the area.

Feds urged to streamline abandoned boat regulations

A “convoluted process of red tape,” says Sooke Coun. Rick Kasper

Sooke man charged with animal cruelty

Dog died after ruptured uterus not treated, says SPCA

FISHING ADVENTURES: New rules allowfor maximum size of spring and chinook

This means that recreational fishers may keep wild chinook salmon at any length over 45 centimetres.

Sooke councillor cries foul over ‘disgusting’ smell, garbage

Coun. Brenda Parkinson says it’s an easy fix: move rocks

Sooke volunteer earns special thanks

Council gives $500 honourarium to Sifu Moonfist

Next governor general has Sooke connection

Former astronaut soars again

Sooke council to extend road maintenance contract

It may be the last time the contract is let, without going through a formal competition

Sooke to clean up Wadams Way ‘fire hazard’

Municipality acts to remove garbage, brush

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Sooke rejects plan for cell tower

Freedom Mobile wants to build 50-metre tower

UPDATE: Six rescued after abandoning boat near Billings Spit

The small boat ran aground on a sandbank, near Sooke