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Fifteen-year-old Carmyn Slater continues to win national awards for her compositions.

Young Sooke composer wins prestigious award

Carmyn Slater is winning awards and accolades for her compositions

Fifteen-year-old Carmyn Slater continues to win national awards for her compositions.
Sheringham Point Lighthouse

Saving a historic lighthouse

Sheringham Point Lighthouse now safe with heritage designation

Sheringham Point Lighthouse
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Another View: I learned a lot of things about Sooke

Sooke News Mirror editor leaves some parting words

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Canada Day

Sooke celebrates Canada Day on Wed. July 1

Sooke Lions Club organizes festivities at the Sooke Flats

Canada Day
Frederique Philip.

Foreclosure not in the plans for Sooke Harbour House

Investors unroll new expansion plans for Sooke hotel

Frederique Philip.
Gary Petersen stands by the wall where thieves cut through gyprock to gain entrance to his store.

Brazen thieves repeat previous theft

Sooke shop owner wonders why thieves remain out on bail to rob again

Gary Petersen stands by the wall where thieves cut through gyprock to gain entrance to his store.
Sooke chef Angelo Prosperi-Porta has published a new cookbook with recipes using honey

Honey is the sweetness within

Sooke chef pens new cookbook featuring liquid gold - honey

Sooke chef Angelo Prosperi-Porta has published a new cookbook with recipes using honey
Win free tickets to the Sooke River Bluegrass Festival.

Do you dare to be square?

Sooke River Bluegrass Festival on Father's Day weekend

Win free tickets to the Sooke River Bluegrass Festival.
The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Sooke is closing its doors.

Sally Ann leaves town

UPDATED--Sooke Salvation Army Thrift Store closing on June 20.

The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Sooke is closing its doors.
Tony Kost.

It’s beginning to look a lot like summer in Sooke

Lots of activity will be happening in Sooke this summer

Tony Kost.
Cadillac Escalade seized by the RCMP.

Thirteen people now arrested in series of drug busts

Sooke RCMP Detachment leads the way arresting suspected traffickers

Cadillac Escalade seized by the RCMP.
Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Director Mike Hicks.

Battle for water equality in the Juan de Fuca EA

Electoral area should have same rights as municipalities

Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Director Mike Hicks.
Twoonie Tuesday coming up

Twoonie Tuesday

Sooke Harbourside Lions organize a day of giving for the food bank

Twoonie Tuesday coming up
The drug photo is a safe located in one of the searches and cut open.  Inside a large quantity of marihuana

Twelve arrests in Sooke after drug networks dismantled

Three-month long investigation led to numerous arrests in Sooke

The drug photo is a safe located in one of the searches and cut open.  Inside a large quantity of marihuana
Sooke Councillor Kerrie Reay

Sooke council stands by JdF director

Issue is access to safe, clean drinking water in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area

Sooke Councillor Kerrie Reay
Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra's Secret Garden Tour set for June 6.

Sooke’s best kept secret… garden tour

Each year the best gardens in the Sooke area open to garden lovers

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra's Secret Garden Tour set for June 6.

Tough decision on community grants

District of Sooke hands out semi-annual grants to local groups

Stephen Rigby

Hydro supports camping at Jordan River

Campers are now allowed to stay overnight at popular CRD camping site

Stephen Rigby
Frederique Philip with her husband Sinclair live a life of sustainability and promote the Slow Food movement by buying local whenever they can.

Sooke’s doyenne of sustainable living

Leadership and Sustainability Award goes to Sooke Harbour House

Frederique Philip with her husband Sinclair live a life of sustainability and promote the Slow Food movement by buying local whenever they can.
Brenda Carr and Ian Stapley stir the soup pots in the kitchen at the Sooke Community Hall.

Meals on Wheels delivers

Volunteers needed from Sooke to keep organization moving forward

Brenda Carr and Ian Stapley stir the soup pots in the kitchen at the Sooke Community Hall.