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PHOTOS: Readers burst with pride over towering sunflowers

Send us photos of your largest pumpkin, cutest scarecrow or any other blue-ribbon worthy creation

Reader’s Lens

This week’s top photo submitted by a News Mirror reader

  • Sep 3, 2020

Sooke after-school arts program given nod for 2020-2021 year

Staff and students Grade 5 and above expected to wear masks

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Best of the City 2020 - Sizzling Tandoor
Best of the City 2020 - Sizzling Tandoor
HMCS Ottawa returns in time for Christmas
Esquimalt switches on Christmas for 2019

Oak Bay appoints new police chief

Andy Brinton retires, Ray Bernoties new chief

This week’s Top 5

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CURATOR’S CORNER: Late artist’s work celebrates Sooke

Capt. Percival (Buck) de P. Taylor was First World War vet

  • Sep 1, 2020

Fruit Tree Gleaning Program returns to Sooke

Program connects local fruit tree owners and volunteer harvesters

SOOKE HISTORY: Social activities once centred around Presbyterian church choir

The original Knox Presbyterian was the first church built in Sooke

  • Aug 31, 2020

PHOTOS: Turkey vulture rescued after hanging upside down in a tree for hours

Wild ARC, West Shore firefighters and a tree cutting service come to the rescue

Sooke museum documenting COVID-19 pandemic

Museum wants to hear your COVID-19 stories

Victoria grad turns a new page in her personal history, accepts House of Commons job

Politics fan Zofka Svec will work as a page on Parliament Hill, attend the University of Ottawa

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

As summer ends, bear sightings will become more common. How much do you know about bears?

Vancouver Island fundraisers ‘pivot’ for 2020 National Philanthropy Day awards

Giving Hearts Honour Roll to recognize pandemic-inspired acts of kindness in community

13th annual One Wave Gathering on Lekwungen territory celebrates blend of cultures

Celebrate Indigenous and South Pacific cultures through events by artists, leaders and speakers

PHOTOS: Sun and smiles at Fisgard Lighthouse in Colwood

Grounds open to public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Towering Saanich sunflower inspires callout

Black Press wants to see your fall fair competition worthy photos

Highlands twists its fling with summer treats, communty call outs

Highlands Community Callouts run over two weekends

VIDEO: Rescued Northern Goshawk takes flight on Vancouver Island

Raptor fell from nest as a chick; rehabilitated by Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society

  • Aug 27, 2020