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Sing along with the Celtic Christmas choir

Get into the Celtic spirit with 12 songs and beautiful vocals.

Salvation Army returning to Sooke

Sooke Life Ministries to open in the Hope Centre at 6750 West Coast Rd.

EMCS looks at youth in the digital age

What’s it like to grow up in the digital age? What are the possibilities? The risks?

Christmas Bureau brings cheer to less fortunate in Sooke

The Sooke Christmas Bureau began gearing up for another busy holiday season last week

Could a wishing pond be Sooke’s next landmark?

Paul Unwin is trying to convince Sooke council to build a wishing pond in the town core

Beer pours at new brewery

The first-time brewery has made a big impression with locals

Meals on Wheels serving healthy dinners

Meals on Wheels folks are looking for customers, with dishes just ready to go right in the belly.

Juan de Fuca MLA John Horgan offers monthly legal clinic

MLA John Horgan says many constituents come to his office looking for legal advice

From bosun to admiral

Roger Girouard dedicated 35 years to a career in the Royal Canadian Navy, retiring as a rear admiral in 2007.

Veteran earns stripes fighting PTSD

Sooke war veteran Chris Linford started out his military career more than 30 years ago with a simple goal: become a pipe band drummer.

CRD adds more land to Sea to Sea Regional Park Reserve

The $475,000 purchase, announced Tuesday, consists of two lots totalling 39 hectares of land near Ayum Creek.

EMCS students aim for 10,000 record

Annual fundraising event for Sooke Food Bank takes place Dec. 1

Holiday shoebox project sends gifts to women’s shelters

At the helm of the local operation is Linda Ferguson, who is coordinating three drop off locations in Sooke.

12 to 15 years for killing his mother?

Sooke resident Michael McCormick, 38, pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of mother

SEAPARC weight room a step closer

The proposed $2-million project will see an addition to the SEAPARC complex, with approximately 5,000 square feet of additional space

ICBC, RCMP warn of pedestrian, vehicle crashes

ICBC reports collisions with pedestrians spike significantly in the fall and winter

East Sooke artist communicates to world through expressive art

Angela Menzies uses her fascination with the human psyche to tell a story

Surfing area to be tested for pollution

CRD will conduct testing following reports a closed mine may have contaminated the popular beach

Seniors decide retirement doesn’t suit them

Frank Gertsma, 85, and Telford Nault, 74, buck trend and work into their senior years.

Corner an accident waiting to happen

Looking for a car crash? Go no further than the Gillespie and Sooke road intersection