Community

Sooke volunteers prepare salmon for next stage of life

Group ‘pond’ chinook salmon fry into troughs and tanks at Sooke River Jack Brooks Hatchery

  • Jan 15, 2020

Read winter away and win prizes

Library launches Adult Winter Reading Club

Reader’s Lens

Reader’s Lens Photographer John Mattatall took this wintry photo at Whiffin Spit.…

  • Jan 14, 2020
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HMCS Ottawa returns in time for Christmas
Esquimalt switches on Christmas for 2019
Fix-A-Heart has helped save lives
Help Fix-A-Heart support cardiac care

Saanich resident pushes for colourful road murals, cites traffic-calming benefits

Road murals are the ‘nexus of placemaking and road safety,’ says the resident

GARDEN CLUB: Envisioning the garden of your dreams

Paula McCormick delivers pointers for eyeing gardens for efficiency, beauty and pleasure

  • Jan 10, 2020

Hearts and Roses in Sooke in time for Valentine’s Day

Harbourside Lions event a perennial favourite

SOOKE HISTORY: Dora Jane French an early pioneer

French Beach Provincial Park connected to family

  • Jan 10, 2020

CURATOR’S CORNER: 100 years ago in Sooke …

The arrival of 2020 has many of us predicting what the future…

  • Jan 9, 2020

Bottle drive organized for Colwood mom left without use of legs after emergency surgery

Event takes place at Colwood Elementary on Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Swan Lake seeks candidates for board of directors willing to be ‘paid in cookies’

Nominations close Feb. 8 for the six spots available on the new board

Langford elementary school hosts bottle drive to help wildfire-ravaged Australia

Event takes place at school on Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Rotary raises more than $260k for Sarah Beckett Memorial Park

West Shore group completes most successful, biggest fundraising effort in club history

Sooke resident shocked when glowing eyes appear out of the fog

Helgeson Road property owner gets visit from truant cows

Free 10-week health program for families comes to West Shore Parks and Rec

‘You can’t buy chips and say don’t eat it,’ says doctor about bad grocery shopping habits

Meet Oak Bay fire’s newest charity executive

Firefighter Trent Frenkel to head charitable foundation

Okanagan city goes bananas for truck spotted with fake gorilla in back

This giant gorilla has been spotted gallivanting around town

17 surrendered husky puppies available for adoption from Okanagan BC SPCA

The puppies were surrendered to the BC SPCA on Christmas Eve