Community

New coordinator for the Sooke Volunteer centree Johanne Thompson.

Finding community through volunteers

New coordinator for the Sooke Volunteer Centre talks of plans

New coordinator for the Sooke Volunteer centree Johanne Thompson.

March means “Literacy Month” for Rotary

Local Rotarians give funds for the purchase of books

Gary Pearson kneels by artifacts with Port Renfrew significance at the Sooke Region Museum on March 9.

Decrepit cabin y ields piece of Port Renfrew history

Donated artifacts will be housed at the Sooke Region Museum

Gary Pearson kneels by artifacts with Port Renfrew significance at the Sooke Region Museum on March 9.

Sooke Region Volunteer Centre hires its first coordinator

A grant from the Victoria Foundation helps create new position

  • Mar 14, 2012
Seagirt home of early pioneers.

Buckingham Palace a.k.a. Seagirt

Sooke's historian recounts the bachelor cottage built in East Sooke

Seagirt home of early pioneers.
Carol Harding

Visible generosity

The table full of donations will be used to feed the hungry

Carol Harding

MLA Horgan speaks out about spring session

John Horgan outlines what he thinks are policy disasters

Winners and runners up for the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence awards gathered together for a group shot.

Our Community

The winners and runners up at the Sooke Region Chamber awards night

  • Mar 7, 2012
Winners and runners up for the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence awards gathered together for a group shot.

Forever young, leaplings celebrate

Being born in a leap year has its own rewards, you don't age very fast

  • Feb 29, 2012

Sooke Transition Town Cafe encourages community resilience

Sooke residents asked to join in conversation with transition group

  • Feb 29, 2012
Eight-year-old Ashton Combton

Wish comes true for Sooke youth

Ashton Combdon will be gaming with the big players at EA challenge

Eight-year-old Ashton Combton
Barry Gifford and Ingrid Johnston from the Sooke Food Bank.

Food Bank hungers for more

Those less fortunate in Sooke still need help with hunger

Barry Gifford and Ingrid Johnston from the Sooke Food Bank.

New on-line calendar

The Sooke News Mirror introduces a new easy to use calendar for community events

  • Feb 28, 2012
Saseenos in the 1920s.

Saseenos was different in the 1920s

Another interesting and factual bit of Sooke history

  • Feb 22, 2012
Saseenos in the 1920s.

Toastmasters celebrate with greet and meet

Local Toastmasters celebrate International Toastmasters Week

  • Feb 15, 2012
Volunteers Bonnie

Raising the stakes for gardeners

Sunriver Allotment Garden welcomes new raised beds

  • Feb 15, 2012
Volunteers Bonnie
District Governor David Stocks and Henry Mdyetseni

From Sooke to Malawi

Local Rotarians get behind African girls' school in Malawi

District Governor David Stocks and Henry Mdyetseni

Math Mania has a new date

Event was postponed earlier in the year due to snow

  • Feb 8, 2012
Scott Cannata's run ended in Port Renfrew.

Run to Live

Scott Cannata ran across Canada to raise money for cancer research.

Scott Cannata's run ended in Port Renfrew.
Debbie Cooper talks to a group of 4-H kids at her hobby farm in Metchosin

4-H welcomes kids from all over

The Metchosin-based 4-H Club is accepting kids of all ages from all areas in the region.

  • Feb 1, 2012
Debbie Cooper talks to a group of 4-H kids at her hobby farm in Metchosin