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Sooke author launches science fiction novel

Paula Johanson draws inspiration through ordinary life, science and technology

PHOTOS: Drive-by graduation parade held in Sooke for elementary students

Students, staff and families lined the streets and cheered as passing cars honked in celebration

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Esquimalt switches on Christmas for 2019
Fix-A-Heart has helped save lives
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Saanich to surprise residents with small pop-up music shows this summer

Music in the Community replaces Music in the Park for 2020

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Sports The DeMamiel Creek Par 3 Golf Course is a fairway where…

Children’s author honours Oak Bay sisters murdered by father

Proceeds from children’s book go towards child abuse prevention in Greater Victoria

  • Jun 21, 2020

T’Sou-ke Nation members demonstrate stripping a cedar tree

Jeff Welch and Thor Gauti share knowledge on traditional cedar uses in Sooke Region Museum video

PHOTOS: Sooke seniors treated to outdoor singalong

The cloudy morning sky cleared just in time for a sunny singalong…

  • Jun 22, 2020

RECIPE: Get grilling with Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch

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Victoria duo tackles food insecurity in Victoria with burlap sack gardens

Palenke Greens initiative an homage to Black and Indigenous connections

Sidney’s Town Crier rings the bell for the food program serving vulnerable seniors

Bonny Henry-inspired T-shirts fund program to feeds seniors and breaks their isolation

SOOKE HISTORY: Works foremen kept careful eye on projects from Port Renfrew to Happy Valley Road

Elida Peers | Contributed The Sooke Region has been blessed over the…

  • Jun 18, 2020

Sooke Region Museum launches online photo archive

Online photo gallery allows people to explore Sooke’s vast history

West Shore principals hope strength and community mark 2020 grad

Graduation ceremonies, celebrations shift from tradition amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Family It’s Father’s Day this weekend, and the Royal Canadian Legion is…

  • Jun 18, 2020

Father’s Day walk and run for prostate cancer in Victoria goes virtual

One in nine men on Vancouver Island diagnosed with prostate cancer

Victoria woman supports seniors with five marathons in five days

Runner fundraising for Broadmead Care homes after mother passes away