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Daisy Irwin will celebrate 10 years without cancer on Sunday.

Sister Celebration at the Flats

Daisy Irwin celebrates daughter's 10 years of going cancer-free.

Daisy Irwin will celebrate 10 years without cancer on Sunday.
The hooded nudibranch has the ability to shed its appendages when threatened by a predator. When the appendages float off

TIDEPOOL: Sea life the ultimate survivalist

Like all ecosystems, the marine environment is full of amazing animals that can do fascinating things

  • Sep 9, 2015
The hooded nudibranch has the ability to shed its appendages when threatened by a predator. When the appendages float off
Gerry Eddy displays a tray of freshly picked strawberries from her parents farm on Sooke River Road.

SOOKE HISTORY: Showcasing Sooke’s Farms

Strawberries once a mainstay on Sooke region farms

  • Sep 9, 2015
Gerry Eddy displays a tray of freshly picked strawberries from her parents farm on Sooke River Road.
Vote now for the People's Choice Photo Award

Vote now for the People’s Choice Photo Award

Support your favourite photo by casting a vote by Sept. 7 at abbynews.com.

  • Sep 4, 2015
Vote now for the People's Choice Photo Award
The new fishing dock at Poirier Lake.

New docks installed at Poirier Lake

The project involved installation of a boat launch dock and separate fishing dock

  • Sep 2, 2015
The new fishing dock at Poirier Lake.

Surgery wait times reduced

A new contract with between Island Health and a private service provider expected to increase efficiency of medical response.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Sooke District hosting to tea to honour Queen

On Sept. 9, the Queen will claim the title. Her reign began 63 years and seven months ago.

  • Sep 2, 2015
This is the gift form that is filled out by every donor gifting an object to the Sooke Region Museum.

CURATOR’S CORNER: Donating to a museum

Do you ever wonder what happens to an artifact when it is donated to a museum?

  • Sep 2, 2015
This is the gift form that is filled out by every donor gifting an object to the Sooke Region Museum.

School’s back in town, so be safe, drive safe: ICBC, RCMP

With the new school year ramping up, there will be lots to do - and lots of students out and about as well.

  • Sep 2, 2015
Seated royally atop Sooke’s float are May Day Princess Lynda Sullivan

SOOKE HISTORY: All Sooke Day had many attractions

Sooke Community Association and All Sooke Day were among the greatest strengths of our small community

  • Sep 2, 2015
Seated royally atop Sooke’s float are May Day Princess Lynda Sullivan

Self-advocacy group eyed for this fall

Building Bridges Community Support backing group to give people a chance to represent their own views and interest

Training is within reach of Sooke region volunteers

Whether you are already a volunteer or considering volunteering, check out the local training being offered at the volunteer centre

  • Aug 26, 2015

Fall Fair Market offering up pies this weekend

Pie Sale and advance fair entries is this Saturday at Sooke Community Hall.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Golfers take swing for local women’s shelters

Auction will forward all its proceeds to help provide a safe transitional home for women and children escaping domestic violence.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Donate blood and save a life

Blood donor clinic set to open in Sooke on Monday, Aug. 31.

Lili Yacub stands by her baby

Hot Car: 1972 Dodge Dart Swinger

This week's Swinger reminds us of what compact coupes used to be like back in the day.

Lili Yacub stands by her baby
School trustee John Murray with teacher Margaret Jennings at Springside school in 1872. Two years later

SOOKE HISTORY: Sooke’s first public school opened in 1872

B.C.’s public school system began in 1872. While Metchosin’s school opened first, Springside at Sooke was opened that year as well.

School trustee John Murray with teacher Margaret Jennings at Springside school in 1872. Two years later
Gilles 'Lil Budee' Alcide Beaulieu

Lil’ Buddee tournament honours Legion volunteer

Golf tournament raises funds for charities in Sooke.

  • Aug 19, 2015
Gilles 'Lil Budee' Alcide Beaulieu
Get your giant tomatoes ready for the Sooke Fall Fair.

Only three weeks to the Sooke Fall Fair

Fall fair president wants people to get their entries ready

Get your giant tomatoes ready for the Sooke Fall Fair.

Exploring the Sooke region

CRD naturalists offer educational programs at area parks

  • Aug 19, 2015
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