Kevin Laird

Sports fishermen hooked on halibut

Sooke guiders are seeing more people go after the large fish and with good results.

There are only 80 southern resident killer whales remaining worldwide.

Sooke MP calls for action on resident killer whales

Federal plan must be reconsidered, says Randall Garrison

There are only 80 southern resident killer whales remaining worldwide.
A $1.63-million injection of provincial funding will improve bus service in Greater Victoria.

Unexpected cash boosts Greater Victoria transit service

Transit officials say funding needs to be more than a one-year promise

A $1.63-million injection of provincial funding will improve bus service in Greater Victoria.
New Zealand's Shapeshifter is one of the headline acts at this year's Tall Tree Music Festival.

International acts to headline this summer’s Tall Tree Music Festival in Port Renfrew

Shapeshifter, GoldFish and Easy Star All-Stars will perform at summer festival

New Zealand's Shapeshifter is one of the headline acts at this year's Tall Tree Music Festival.
Sooke tax hike tops 5.5 percent

Check this out Juan de Fuca: your taxes are going down

Property owners will see a 3.62 per cent reduction in Capital Regional District taxes this year.

Sooke tax hike tops 5.5 percent
Rural teachers make exodus  to urban areas

Rural teachers make exodus to urban areas

$2 million fund offered to keep rural teachers in some school districts

Rural teachers make exodus  to urban areas
Astrid Koenig

Sooke’s Astrid Koenig wins WOW award

B.C. honour marks strengthening inclusion across the province

Astrid Koenig
Foul play not suspected in Sooke death

Police confirm murder in Sooke man’s death

Michael Gregory Widner's body found along the Pacific Marine Circle several kilometres from Port Renfrew

Foul play not suspected in Sooke death
Members of the Sooke RCMP detachment at Remembrance Day ceremonies in 2015.

Mounties strain to keep staffing on pace with Sooke Region’s growth

If Sooke’s growth rate continues at its current pace, more officers will be needed to keep crime on a downward trend: RCMP

Members of the Sooke RCMP detachment at Remembrance Day ceremonies in 2015.
Sooke home builders slowed by permit delays

Sooke home builders slowed by permit delays

Mayor Maja Tait urged to resurrect a district policy that would see building permits approved within 48 hours.

Sooke home builders slowed by permit delays
Sooke budget meetings begin Wednesday

Sooke budget meetings begin Wednesday

Sooke district council has set a tight schedule for adopting this year’s municipal budget

Sooke budget meetings begin Wednesday
Wolverines guard Nacho Antonutti plays defence against a Mount Doug Rams player during a tournament game at EMCS in December.

EMCS Wolverines look to the future

Sooke high school basketball team makes quick exit from South Island basketball finals

Wolverines guard Nacho Antonutti plays defence against a Mount Doug Rams player during a tournament game at EMCS in December.
Juan de Fuca to get more say on regional growth plan

Juan de Fuca to get more say on regional growth plan

Electoral area will be given an equal voice in a dispute resolution scheme with province

Juan de Fuca to get more say on regional growth plan

Wolverines season comes to quick end

EMCS squad loses fourth place challenge game against Glenlyon Nortfolk School.

Police boost traffic enforcement

RCMP along with members of the Integrated Road Safety Unit are taking direct aim at bad driving in Sooke.

Josée Bélanger with Pacha during the Paws and Tales program at the Vancouver Island Regional Library in Sooke. The program helps students practice their reading skills.

Dog-eared reading program helps struggling kids

Paws and Tales allows children to bone up on reading skills at Sooke Library

Josée Bélanger with Pacha during the Paws and Tales program at the Vancouver Island Regional Library in Sooke. The program helps students practice their reading skills.
Lot A land could be worth millions: Sooke contractor

Lot A land could be worth millions: Sooke contractor

District bought five-acre property for $1.42 million, but broken up into one-acre sections each parcel could be sold for $1.5 million

Lot A land could be worth millions: Sooke contractor
Fentanyl has been found in non-opiate drugs in Sooke

Opiates linked to five overdose deaths in Sooke

Five people in Sooke died of an opiate drug overdose in the last three years, according to an RCMP

Fentanyl has been found in non-opiate drugs in Sooke
Census: Sooke faces challenges of growth

Census: Sooke faces challenges of growth

Sooke and Langford fastest growing communities on Vancouver Island

Census: Sooke faces challenges of growth
Sooke council seeks guidance on business licences

UPDATE: Second site mulled for new Sooke library

Vancouver Island Regional Library now looking at becoming part of SEAPARC

Sooke council seeks guidance on business licences