Octavian Lacatusu

Built in 1912

Sheringham Point Lighthouse restoration plan gets $550,000 gift

Largest private donation to a lighthouse restoration project in Canada

Built in 1912
Sooke district to host Japanese exchange students

Sooke district to host Japanese exchange students

Last time Japanese students from Natori came to visit Sooke was in 2015.

Sooke district to host Japanese exchange students
The property in question as it currently awaits development.

Sooke council removes bus station requirement

B.C. Transit wants bus shelter, but bus doesn’t service new development

The property in question as it currently awaits development.
Road sections such as this on Sooke Road near Dover Street are crumbling away following a rough winter.

Sooke wants to borrow $1 million for road repairs

Major road work needed after harsh winter, says district staff

Road sections such as this on Sooke Road near Dover Street are crumbling away following a rough winter.
A Sooke Fire Rescue firefighter tosses a chunk of molten asphalt from Sooke River Road.

Power line fire closes Sooke Road

Emergency crews worked to put out the live wire that burned into the asphalt.

A Sooke Fire Rescue firefighter tosses a chunk of molten asphalt from Sooke River Road.
Sooke tax hike tops 5.5 percent

Sooke tax hike tops 5.5 percent

Residents will see an increase of 5.57 per cent tax increase this year.

Sooke tax hike tops 5.5 percent
Council wants library in town core

Groups cash in on local grants

A total of 18 local groups presented before council and mayor last week for grants.

Council wants library in town core

Art Council looking for more community involvement

April 4 meeting to discuss upcoming events, volunteering opportunities

A Sooke Fire Rescue member helps a stranded man at the Sooke Potholes who capsized in his kayak hours earlier.

Man rescued from Sooke potholes

A 57-year-old man was plucked from the Sooke River after his kayak capsized.

A Sooke Fire Rescue member helps a stranded man at the Sooke Potholes who capsized in his kayak hours earlier.
Kemp Lake water grant denied

Kemp Lake water grant denied

Kemp Lake residents will have to wait a little while longer before they get hooked up to CRD water.

Kemp Lake water grant denied
Refugee family expected soon in Sooke

Refugee family expected soon in Sooke

Iraqi family expected to arrive sometime this spring.

Refugee family expected soon in Sooke
Library location finalized

Library location finalized

13,000 sq-ft facility to be built along Wadams Way in the next 21 months

Library location finalized
Former Sooke Fire Chief Steve Sorensen stands by the recently-named 'Sorensen Station' – also known as Sooke Fire Station No.2.

Renaming of Fire Hall Number 2 honours former Sooke fire chief

Sorensen Station, formely known as Station No. 2, was renamed in honour of retired fire chief Steve Sorensen

Former Sooke Fire Chief Steve Sorensen stands by the recently-named 'Sorensen Station' – also known as Sooke Fire Station No.2.

Neighbour offers couple a helping hand

Sandy Pedersen is waiting for a liver transplant, and her husband Mike is suffering from liver problems too.

Sooke hosts provincial boxing training camp

Dozens of boxing athletes of all ages descended on Sooke to train

Sooke mayor pitches idea for health-care facility

Sooke mayor pitches idea for health-care facility

Sooke is the only major community in Greater Victoria without a hospital or health-care facility

Sooke mayor pitches idea for health-care facility
Sooke tourism group faces funding black hole

Sooke tourism group faces funding black hole

Operating budget, community involvement will be part of ongoing discussions with District of Sooke

Sooke tourism group faces funding black hole
Sooke council mulls 5.5% tax increase

Sooke council mulls 5.5% tax increase

The increase would add $55.96 to the average residential tax bill

Sooke council mulls 5.5% tax increase
Social media group encourages kinder, gentler Sooke

Social media group encourages kinder, gentler Sooke

Sooke Embrace is aa Facebook group dedicated to creating a safe environment where Sooke residents can support each other.

Social media group encourages kinder, gentler Sooke
Sooke Legion Branch 54 president Jan Watson points towards the building’s ancient heat pump that will cost tens of thousands of dollars to replace.

Sooke legion in financial crisis

“We’re broke,” says Paul McTavish, Sooke Legion branch manager

Sooke Legion Branch 54 president Jan Watson points towards the building’s ancient heat pump that will cost tens of thousands of dollars to replace.