Kevin Laird

Sports fishermen hooked on halibut

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

Sooke MP calls for action on resident killer whales

Federal plan must be reconsidered, says Randall Garrison

Unexpected cash boosts Greater Victoria transit service

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

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

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.

Rural teachers make exodus to urban areas

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

Sooke’s Astrid Koenig wins WOW award

B.C. honour marks strengthening inclusion across the province

Police confirm murder in Sooke man’s death

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

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

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 budget meetings begin Wednesday

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

EMCS Wolverines look to the future

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

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

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.

Dog-eared reading program helps struggling kids

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

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

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

Census: Sooke faces challenges of growth

Sooke and Langford fastest growing communities on Vancouver Island

UPDATE: Second site mulled for new Sooke library

Vancouver Island Regional Library now looking at becoming part of SEAPARC