Pirjo Raits

School trustees get hefty pay raise

50 per cent over the next four years for SD62 trustees

Shopping service caters to home-bound people

New initiative will provide groceries for shut-ins in Sooke

Sooke’s accessibility and inclusion challenged

Sooke can be a dangerous place for mobility scooter users

Support for women is there when needed

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

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

Peoples Drug Mart celebrates 25 years in business in Sooke

Bins of books scattered all through Sooke

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

Local “foodies” recognized for Slow Food advocacy

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

Bluegrass jam goes on

Bluegrass fans get opportunity to listen, musicians to play

Camp Barnard celebrates 70 years of scouting

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

RCMP officers first to aid stricken man

Officer breaks window to save man from smoke inhalation

Council Briefs, February 4, 2015

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

Horseshoe club gains land for eight pitches

Use agreement signed between club and District of Sooke

Locals can acquire A Taste of BC

Sooke Harbourside Lions host annual extravaganza of food and wine

Safer water for Kemp Lake water users possible

Grant application, if approved, could solve water treatment problems

Improvements coming to town core

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

Sooke says goodbye to a special food icon

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

Thieves break through wall

Sooke store owner thought his premises were safe and secure

Many hands make light work on local trails

New stairs built by volunteers at SEAPARC/Throup Road trail

Annual Robbie Burns dinner set for bard’s birthday

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

How to deal with kitchen scraps

Sooke residents have a couple of options for scraps