Pirjo Raits

Site of the public boat launch.

Questions raised on boat launch agreement

District of Sooke CAO Evan Parliament is looking for answers as to why Heavy Metal Marine thinks the district still owes them $203,062 for work on the completed marine boardwalk.

Site of the public boat launch.
“The King” will entertain the folk at the Legion on Sunday.

Are you lonesome tonight?

Virtual Elvis to perform at dinner show

“The King” will entertain the folk at the Legion on Sunday.
Finding the spirit in art

Finding the spirit in art

T’Sou-ke Spirit Festival

Finding the spirit in art
A good catch.

Inaugural festival for fish

Come March 12 and 13, halibut fishers will have the opportunity to cast their lines into the salt chuck and come out a winner.

A good catch.
This house on Grant Road was the scene of a marijuana grow op bust on January 17.

Police kept busy with numerous drug busts

Sooke RCMP have had a busy month busting marijuana grow operations throughout the district. Eight residents of Sooke will be standing before the judge in the near future.

This house on Grant Road was the scene of a marijuana grow op bust on January 17.
Sooke baby struggling with rare illness

Sooke baby struggling with rare illness

Ethan is only six months old but in his short life span he has undergone six surgeries.

Sooke baby struggling with rare illness
Volunteer Pat Boon

Volunteers give a helping hand when needed

When medical issues arise people are often unprepared for what help they may need and what kind of equipment they need to make things easier.

Volunteer Pat Boon

Horgan ready for leadership role

MLA John Horgan speaks of his leadership run

Jane Beddows and Margaret Bailey get ready for a Taste of BC.

Taste of B.C.

For the past three years the Sooke Harbourside Lions Club has been hosting a wine tasting.

Jane Beddows and Margaret Bailey get ready for a Taste of BC.

Three grow ops shut down

Sooke RCMP arrest six people involved in three separate grow ops in the district.

Pet cat hospitalized after being shot

Thomas loves his cats. He used to have a whole lot more of the furry felines, but is now responsible for three.

Emily Moreland is the new gardening mentor at the Sunriver Allotment Garden

Learn the basics of gardening

Mentor on site at Sunriver Allotment Garden

Emily Moreland is the new gardening mentor at the Sunriver Allotment Garden
Displays of Medieval combat will take place at the Medieval dinner coming up on March 26.

Medieval dinner on the menu

Coming up with a new idea for a fundraiser is often difficult. Trying something different is dicey but if it works the results can surpass all expectations.

Displays of Medieval combat will take place at the Medieval dinner coming up on March 26.
Janet Evans

Museum now in a better financial position

With the backing of Mayor Janet Evans and Juan de Fuca Area Director Mike Hicks, the Sooke Region Museum is now looking at a brighter financial picture.

Janet Evans
Recreational halibut fishers are concerned with decreasing quotas.

Halibut fishery on the verge of collapse

Devastation and the collapse of the halibut sports fishing industry could be imminent if federal measures are not taken to accommodate recreational fishers, says Mike Hicks, lodge operator, fishing guide and area director for the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area.

Recreational halibut fishers are concerned with decreasing quotas.

Drunk driver goes to jail for inflicting injury

90 day sentence imposed

CRD: Museum funding more secure

With the backing of Mayor Janet Evans and Juan de Fuca Area Director Mike Hicks, the Sooke Region Museum is now looking at a brighter financial picture.

Piper Bill Dryden

A night for men in kilts

Robbie Burns Night

Piper Bill Dryden

Halibut fishery could collapse

Quotas devastating to recreational halibut fishers

More work to be done on Nott’s Creek development

The issue of narrower roads through a proposed subdivision along Otter Point Road took up most of the evening at the regular council meeting on January 10.