Bren Keetch

New name, new faces

The former Winks store located at Sooke River Road was renamed on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

The Sooke River Store & Grill held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The new owners renamed the former Winks to the Sooke River Store & Grill after a public vote. The new owners, Richard and Heather Whiteson along with Richard’s brother Mark, honoured tradition and added, “Formerly known as Milne’s Landing Store, circa 1895” to the new sign atop the store and grill.