Community

Sooke Fine Arts Society wraps up year with election

New members are encouraged to join Sooke Fine Arts Society

  • Nov 12, 2014
Sooke firefighters are taking the Movember moustache challenge.  BACK (L to R): Chris Daoust

Mo Bros grow it for Movember

Sooke's volunteer firefighters are growing moustaches for charity

Sooke firefighters are taking the Movember moustache challenge.  BACK (L to R): Chris Daoust
Linda Ferguson is coordinating the Shoe Box Project in Sooke.

Shoe Box Project , a good way to play it forward

It is about donating items for Christmas for women in emergency shelters

Linda Ferguson is coordinating the Shoe Box Project in Sooke.
The salmon are here.

Cycle of Life

Charters River Salmon Interpretive Centre is great for viewing spawning salmon

The salmon are here.

Workshop on food security

Free webinar event hosted by the Sooke Region Food CHI

  • Nov 12, 2014

November 11 at the Royal Canadian Legion

What to expect at the Sooke Legion on Remembrance Day

  • Nov 5, 2014
Ben Temple of the Sooke volunteer firefighters with the 2015 13 month calendar photographed by the Sooke Photography Club.  The calendar features both staged and action shots of the Sooke firefighters and their equipment in dramatic scenes.

Sooke firefighters enthused about 2015 calendar

Sooke firefighters fundraising for trip to Boquete, Panama

Ben Temple of the Sooke volunteer firefighters with the 2015 13 month calendar photographed by the Sooke Photography Club.  The calendar features both staged and action shots of the Sooke firefighters and their equipment in dramatic scenes.
Raph Bruhwuler

Awareness film deals with pipelines and coast

"Stand" will be shown on November 12, discussion to follow

  • Nov 5, 2014
Raph Bruhwuler
The Poppy Flag

Poppy Flag rises

Annual flag raising signifies start of Poppy Campaign in Sooke

  • Nov 5, 2014
The Poppy Flag
Ann Sanderson Arden with sons Richard and Jim.

A proud Sooke mother

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

Ann Sanderson Arden with sons Richard and Jim.
Emma Smith

‘Moving Mountains’ hike to raise money for cancer families

This year's hike in memory of founder's late nephew

Emma Smith
Health Minister Terry Lake gets his annual flu shot

Flu season may be early this year

Cases already showing up for seasonal illness that kills thousands of people in Canada every year, influenza vaccine available

Health Minister Terry Lake gets his annual flu shot
Students at first school in East Sooke.

The first East Sooke school

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

Students at first school in East Sooke.

Annual Halloween bonfire

Otter Point fire department brings flames and hot dogs to Halloween event

  • Oct 29, 2014

Curataor’s Corner” All Hallow’s Eve is upon us

The Sooke Region Museum has a bunch of creepy artifacts

maryna Ell with her roommate and her host family in Peru.

Girl Guide diplomacy

Local woman travels to Peru to do good deeds for local community

maryna Ell with her roommate and her host family in Peru.

New theme for 2015 Sooke Fall Fair

Society members seeking tag line for new fair theme

  • Oct 29, 2014
Premier Christy Clark meets Fred (left)

B.C. legislature to declare Terry Fox Day

Second Sunday in September designated to mark the Marathon of Hope, now in its 35th year with world-wide participation

Premier Christy Clark meets Fred (left)
The Sooke volleyball ladies.

The Sooke volleyball ladies

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

The Sooke volleyball ladies.
Nancy Hannemann

Threads of friendship

Two women meet again in Sooke 30 years after leaving Nigeria

  • Oct 22, 2014
Nancy Hannemann