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Amalgamation question not on Sooke’s ballot

Residents of Sooke will not be voting on amalgamation.

Marine search and rescue stands by to aid boater on rocks

On Wednesday evening, July 29, the owner of a pleasure craft attempted to move his boat when it started dragging anchor in Sooke Bay.

Amalgamation won’t suit Sooke

A recent poll taken on amalgamation seemed to indicate that people in the Greater Victoria area were in favour of voting on amalgamation.

Fire engulfs two homes on Sooke Road

Road closed in both directions as firefighters battle blaze

Mayor irate over decision made in his absence

Waste transfer station gets go ahead while mayor away

Cougar Annie comes to the Sooke Harbour House

Katrina Kadoski performs tales and ballads of a strong willed woman

On tip toe

The Sooke Fine Arts Show is drawing art lovers from across the region

Historic flowline exhibit opens Aug. 1

Flowline project involved hundreds of men and women over four years

Making contact with those in need, society helps with rides

Volunteer drivers needed for Contact Community Assistance Society


Diners enjoyed a plethora of garden fresh food at Communities in Bloom luncheon

The Fall Fair cometh

Preparations are underway for the annual fall fair in Sooke

Did you know? Artists abound in the Sooke area

There are numerous places where local art can be seen and purchased

Grow op facilities goes to third reading

Medical marijuana production facilities to be on ALR land

Ready for art

The annual Sooke Fine Arts Show will open this Friday

Getting ready for a musical jamboree

Saturday nights in the fall will be filled with music

Far from the maddening crowd

Time stands still for wet plate photographer Ken Miner

A perfect day at the potholes

Warm sunny weather brings everyone out to the Sooke Potholes

Council passes bylaw to allow waste transfer stations in all M2 zones

Despite opposition Sooke council passes controversial bylaws

Get your Sookapalooza on for Saturday

Annual day filled with dodgeball and music at 17 Mile pub

Having a summer Fling!

Annual Philly Fling at Ed Macgregor Park set for Sunday