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The Spirit of EMCS

High school celebrates 20th anniversary with special celebration

Get ready for the Shakeout

The Shakeout is back to test how prepared you are this Thursday (Oct. 20) against an earthquake... even the Big One.

Port Renfrew ravaged by storms

Around 4,500 customers in the Sooke to Port Renfrew area lost power on Friday and on Saturday around 3,000 were without power

SEAPARC arena shinier and brighter than ever

New LED lighting at the recreational facility could save around 150,000 kW in energy per year

French Beach family grappling with lack of support for son with autism

Boy, 4, asked not to return to pre-school but few options now available

Sooke man envisions wishing pond for town centre

Proposal eyed near the new Vancouver Island Regional Library

Student predicts Jordan River can be saved

Salmon spawning ground decimayed by copper mine tailings

Childcare, transportation, anti terror bill issues top Sooke MP’s agenda

Randall Garrison said he will be raising issues that come out of Sooke in particular, such as lack of childcare and transportation.

Sooke students urged to use ‘active’ transportation to get to school

A new CRD program is encouraging children to walk, ride or roll to school, as as well as using existing transit and school buses.

Sooke’s EMCS plans grand party for 20th anniversary

The Oct. 13 celebration features an alumni basketball game, a timeline mural and a look back the history of the school

Retired teacher creates dark universe

It wasn’t until he retired from his career as a teacher when his drive for writing really came through.

New Mounties join local ranks

Cpl. Dawn Gilhen and Const. Jason Messenger assigned to Sooke.

Sooke couple brings fudge to the stars

Kelly and Paul Derocco with their Fudge in a Round fudge that was served as part of swag bags during the Emmy Awards in Hollywood recently.

HOT CAR: 2016 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor

Police Interceptor sits low, yet with enough width and height that you could even call it muscular and intimidating.

Special coffee helps deliver humanitarian aid

Sooke's Stick in the Mud offers 'Orphan Girl' coffee to help fund humanitarian mission in Ethiopia

When a no-parking zone is a parking zone

Parking remains a controversial issue on West Coast Road near Prestige hotel in Sooke

Adventures with Miss Mango

East Sooke author’s story of sentient fruit teaches friendship and dedication

EMCS robotics team ramps up for spring competition

But things are a bit more different this time round though.

Sooke building boom

Sooke will surpass more than $16 million in building permits this year

Sooke School District and First Nations sign new curriculum agreement

The document, known as Na’tsa’maht, is a five-year working agreement to improve the success of aboriginal students.