Community

The Sorenseons and the Cathels

Timber giants, the men and the Douglas fir

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

The Sorenseons and the Cathels
Donations needed for project that is cooking up a storm on September 27.

Sharing abundance and bounty

A grand cook off will be held in Sooke on September 27, donations needed

  • Sep 17, 2014
Donations needed for project that is cooking up a storm on September 27.
Phoebe Dunbar

Apple Fest to celebrate the harvest

First ever harvest festival at Sooke's community garden

Phoebe Dunbar

British youth organizer in the area

Delta-on-the-Line Route challenge to be introduced to area youth

  • Sep 17, 2014
Sooke's turkey arrested

Make them pay

Jailathon in Sooke raises money for Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

  • Sep 17, 2014
Sooke's turkey arrested
On the left is the travelling briefcase and some of its contents. The briefcase also holds a WI plate

Curator’s Corner: Travelling Exhibit

Anniversary of Shirley Women's Institute to be celebrated

On the left is the travelling briefcase and some of its contents. The briefcase also holds a WI plate
Canoe racing

Canoe racing in the gorge

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

Canoe racing
Jessica Boquist takes part in a previous fruit tree gleaning. Fruit on trees should be picked to prevent interaction with bears and other critters.

Gleaning Sooke’s fruit trees

For a few hours a week, you can make a big difference

  • Sep 3, 2014
Jessica Boquist takes part in a previous fruit tree gleaning. Fruit on trees should be picked to prevent interaction with bears and other critters.
And the winning number is..... There’s lots of fun for kids of all ages at the Sooke Fall Fair. The Chicken Plop Bingo is especialy intriquing to children. There are many activities for kids

101 years of family fun at Sooke Fall Fair

Annual celebration of rural life begins on September 6 in Sooke

And the winning number is..... There’s lots of fun for kids of all ages at the Sooke Fall Fair. The Chicken Plop Bingo is especialy intriquing to children. There are many activities for kids
Well done!

Well done!

Clients at Sooke Bottle Depot donate refunds to food bank

  • Sep 3, 2014
Well done!
T’Sou-ke Hereditary Chief Andrew Lazzar and his daughters Mary and Susan in 1928.

A T’Sou-ke Chief and his princess

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

T’Sou-ke Hereditary Chief Andrew Lazzar and his daughters Mary and Susan in 1928.
Farmers are being honoured and a poetry contest is being organized in appreciation of the work they do and continue to do to provide British Columbians with farm fresh produce.  The photo above was taken at the Sooke Fall Fair in 2012

BC Farmers’ Markets lauanch the Ode to the Farmer Contest

Farmer's Appreciation Week is set for September 8 to 15

  • Sep 3, 2014
Farmers are being honoured and a poetry contest is being organized in appreciation of the work they do and continue to do to provide British Columbians with farm fresh produce.  The photo above was taken at the Sooke Fall Fair in 2012

International Literacy Day is about more than reading

Literacy is a fundamental human right according to UNESCO

Never too young to share

Kids give to food bank

Lemonade stand raises money for Sooke's needy people

Never too young to share
Mike Thomas

Town crier hand overhis bell

Mike Thomas retires as Sooke's official town messanger

Mike Thomas

Fire victim to be helped with garage sale

July 31 fire claimed the home and possessions of Sooke man

  • Aug 27, 2014
Cadets look on as a rocket is launched in East Sooke Park.

Cadets reaching for the sky

If I had a rocket launcher... local cadets did fire away

  • Aug 20, 2014
Cadets look on as a rocket is launched in East Sooke Park.
Better late than never

Better late than never

Invited guests and attendees to flowline exhibit delayed

  • Aug 20, 2014
Better late than never
Members of the Sooke Fall Fair Society turn out delicious pies. Pies will be on sale again at the Sooke Fall Fair market at the Sooke Community Hall on August 30.

Merchants encouraged to dress up store fronts

Sooke Fall Fair theme celebrates the family farm in 2014

  • Aug 20, 2014
Members of the Sooke Fall Fair Society turn out delicious pies. Pies will be on sale again at the Sooke Fall Fair market at the Sooke Community Hall on August 30.

D.A.R.E. supported by service clubs

Program on drug awareness gets financial help in Sooke

  • Aug 20, 2014