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The District of Sooke’s new council is

District of Sooke’s new council

Seven members of council took their seats at the Inaugural Meeting on December 1

The District of Sooke’s new council is
Mike Hicks

Government proposes changes to flood hazard areas

Water front properties in JdF and Sooke will be affected

Mike Hicks
The Witness Blanket

Bearing witness through a work of art

Carey Newman's Witness Blanket to tour Canada for seven years

The Witness Blanket
Grand Cariboo Opry rbigs in the bucks

Bringing the house down

Barney Bentall and the Grand Cariboo Opry a big hit in Sooke

Grand Cariboo Opry rbigs in the bucks
Wes and Rae Williamson.

Partners in life and art showcase their talents

Wes and Rae Williamson will be at the All Sooke Arts & Craft Christmas Market

Wes and Rae Williamson.
Maja Tait salutes her supporters and campaign team at the Legion after she was elected as the new mayor for the District of Sooke.

Maja Tait voted in as new mayor of Sooke

Tait easily beats her closest rivals in run for Sooke mayor's chair

Maja Tait salutes her supporters and campaign team at the Legion after she was elected as the new mayor for the District of Sooke.
Council candidates left to right

Council hopefuls answer long line of questions

Ten Sooke residents are running for a seat on council

Council candidates left to right
Location of roundabout in Sooke

Roundabout will become a reality

District of Sooke partners with the province in funding roundabout

Location of roundabout in Sooke
Linda Ferguson is coordinating the Shoe Box Project in Sooke.

Shoe Box Project , a good way to play it forward

It is about donating items for Christmas for women in emergency shelters

Linda Ferguson is coordinating the Shoe Box Project in Sooke.
The salmon are here.

Cycle of Life

Charters River Salmon Interpretive Centre is great for viewing spawning salmon

The salmon are here.
Patrons enjoy a coffee at the Reading Room. On the walls are some of the art works being displayed by the members of the Sooke Community Arts Council.

Art is a universal language

Sooke Community Arts Council launches show and sale

Patrons enjoy a coffee at the Reading Room. On the walls are some of the art works being displayed by the members of the Sooke Community Arts Council.
Council candidates from right to left are: Kel Phair

Council candidates respond positively

Those seeking to be elected in Sooke came out for a questions and answer forum

Council candidates from right to left are: Kel Phair
Fire at Sooke elementary school

Two fatalities in East Sooke house fire

Fires keep regional fire departments busy over past week

Fire at Sooke elementary school
The cast and crew of Afterlife the Musical are ready for three weekends of performances.

Another opening, another show: Afterlife the Musical

Sooke Harbour Players stage new musical with spooky overtones

The cast and crew of Afterlife the Musical are ready for three weekends of performances.

Council Briefs- Oct 29

A brief report of decisions made by District of Sooke council

Fire at Sooke elementary school

Fire departments respond to school fire

Sooke elementary school's suspected electrical fire contained

Fire at Sooke elementary school
The recycling centre and waste transfer station in Idlemore is no more.

Council nixes waste transfer station

Bylaw and OCP amendments do not pass third reading

The recycling centre and waste transfer station in Idlemore is no more.
Juan de Fuca Regional Director Mike Hicks

Proposed setbacks irk Hicks

Social and economic tsunamis could result from changes

Juan de Fuca Regional Director Mike Hicks

Sooke gets cash instead of Sunriver playing fields

Deal struck between District of Sooke, SD#62 and Sunriver

Admiral's Forest has been sold to son of late property owner.

JdF society loses land in Admiral’s Forest

No one allowed on land as it will be selectively logged

Admiral's Forest has been sold to son of late property owner.
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