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Sooke council urged to ‘pick away’ at projects

As district nears city status, chief administrative officer tells council now's the time to prepare

Sooke’s Edward Milne students put to task

EMCS’s Trades and Skill Knowledge program is looking for candidates.

Students flaunt school spirit and latest style in fashion show

EMCS students ready to light up the school theatre next Wednesday (March 15) with this year’s Grad Fashion Show.

Youth summit encourages healthy choices

Youth Empowerment Summit held at Journey Middle School

A taste of Oscars’ sweet success

Sooke’s Fudge In A Round wows everyone at the Oscars.

Sex-ed program proposed for region’s high schools

EMCS and three others are ramping up their sexual education program, only this time, students are the teachers – in a manner of speaking.

Sooke man arrested after standoff with police

Daniel Cecil Mcgee, 30, faces several charges following a four-hour standoff with police on Monday night.

Woodcarver creates fishing legacy

T’Sou-ke First Nation woodcarver Harvey George to make special presntation as part of Canada 150 celebrations in Sooke

Kemp Lake boat access plan causing waves

The proposal calls for the implementation of a fishing dock, picnic area, and reworked boat access ramp off Milligan Road

EMCS opens doors to community

Sooke students and parents looking to get information about their local high school are invited to an open house event this Thursday.

Council eyes changes to union bargain process

Sooke council recently amended a motion to extend services to an outside contractor.

Off-duty Sooke Mountie and Calgary firefighter save unconscious woman’s life

RCMP Cpl. Joe Holmes and Calgary firefighter Sheldon Burton saved care giver who collapsed unconscious on the street.

Sooke Mounties now armed with high-powered rifles

Semi-automatic carbine rifles part of RCMP’s push to better arm police officers

Sooke council begins prep work for 2017 budget

The district must approve its 2017 to 2021 financial plan by May 15.

UPDATED: Coun. Kerrie Reay won’t seek re-election

Sooke council member calls numerous attacks against her 'an unrelenting campaign of controversy'

Sooke Bike Club on a roll

Wheels are in motion for the Sooke Bike Club as it plans more workshops, more local events and more trails this year.

Where’s our Timmies?

Work on the much-anticipated Tim Hortons is expected to begin in May

Turf field hits ground in April

“We hope to start digging in April, get the groundwork down, then have it done by midway August,” says soccer president

Sooke Community Living set to open doors to new facility

SOCLA runs three main programs: an adult day program, after school kids life skills program

Sooke musician plays music like it’s his last day on earth

Sooke resident Gord Phillips lives his life one guitar chord at a time, and when it gets too funny, or strange, he writes a song about it.