Pirjo Raits

SD 62 Trustee and Board Chair Bob Phillips

School trustees get hefty pay raise

50 per cent over the next four years for SD62 trustees

SD 62 Trustee and Board Chair Bob Phillips
Carol Harding

Shopping service caters to home-bound people

New initiative will provide groceries for shut-ins in Sooke

Carol Harding
A few seconds after this picture was taken

Sooke’s accessibility and inclusion challenged

Sooke can be a dangerous place for mobility scooter users

A few seconds after this picture was taken
Avalanche lilies are the symbol for the Sooke Region Women's Cancer Support Society.

Support for women is there when needed

Sooke Region Women's Cancer Support Society - a safe haven for sharing

Avalanche lilies are the symbol for the Sooke Region Women's Cancer Support Society.
Ron Kumar is surrounded by his staff

Business: Sense of community is what made a difference for local pharmacy

Peoples Drug Mart celebrates 25 years in business in Sooke

Ron Kumar is surrounded by his staff
Alice AGable enjoying the books with the kids at SEAPARC.

Bins of books scattered all through Sooke

Sooke kids can't seem to get enough good books to read

Alice AGable enjoying the books with the kids at SEAPARC.

Local “foodies” recognized for Slow Food advocacy

A love of food and where it comes from important to Sooke couple

Get your blues on

Bluegrass jam goes on

Bluegrass fans get opportunity to listen, musicians to play

Get your blues on
Camping at Camp Barnard in 1946 was rustic for the Scouts and their leaders.

Camp Barnard celebrates 70 years of scouting

From humble beginnings,Camp Barnard has grown better in each decade

Camping at Camp Barnard in 1946 was rustic for the Scouts and their leaders.

RCMP officers first to aid stricken man

Officer breaks window to save man from smoke inhalation

Tankers and cargo ships ply the waters in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Council Briefs, February 4, 2015

A recap of some of the items on the District of Sooke agenda

Tankers and cargo ships ply the waters in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Area across from Fred Milne Park which will be the spot for eight horseshoe pitches.

Horseshoe club gains land for eight pitches

Use agreement signed between club and District of Sooke

Area across from Fred Milne Park which will be the spot for eight horseshoe pitches.
Sooke Harbourside Lions rehearsing for A Taste of BC being held on February 7. Left to right: Alison Hogan

Locals can acquire A Taste of BC

Sooke Harbourside Lions host annual extravaganza of food and wine

Sooke Harbourside Lions rehearsing for A Taste of BC being held on February 7. Left to right: Alison Hogan
The proposed route of a water main to the Kemp Lake Waterworks District.

Safer water for Kemp Lake water users possible

Grant application, if approved, could solve water treatment problems

The proposed route of a water main to the Kemp Lake Waterworks District.
The proposed construction of the roundabout

Improvements coming to town core

Highway 14, roundabout and sidewalk all on the District of Sooke list

The proposed construction of the roundabout
Mimi

Sooke says goodbye to a special food icon

Pia Carroll, 1952 - 2014 is remembered by students and friends

Mimi
Gary Petersen looks at one of the boxes thieves broke into to remove silver coins.

Thieves break through wall

Sooke store owner thought his premises were safe and secure

Gary Petersen looks at one of the boxes thieves broke into to remove silver coins.
Steve Konke

Many hands make light work on local trails

New stairs built by volunteers at SEAPARC/Throup Road trail

Steve Konke
Peter McBride parades in the haggis at a previous Robbie Burns Dinner.

Annual Robbie Burns dinner set for bard’s birthday

You don't have to be Scottish to enjoy haggis in Sooke

Peter McBride parades in the haggis at a previous Robbie Burns Dinner.

How to deal with kitchen scraps

Sooke residents have a couple of options for scraps

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