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Twelve-year-old Scout

Scotch broom pull a sweeping success

Annual broom pull rids Whiffin Spit of invasive species

Twelve-year-old Scout
Maryna Ell is knitting up a storm

Helping hands needed

Local Girl Guide knitting teddy bears for emergency services

  • May 28, 2014
Maryna Ell is knitting up a storm
Students from Journey middle school released coho salmon.

Releasing our coho slamon on their journey

Journey middle school reporters write about salmon fry project

  • May 28, 2014
Students from Journey middle school released coho salmon.
Poirier students go all out for the food bank. Laura van den Berk

Poirier students fill food bank shelves

Food drive and talent show brings non-perishables for good cause

Poirier students go all out for the food bank. Laura van den Berk

Want your story published?

Sooke Fall Fair seeks amusing farming stories for printing

The Dionne Quintuplets fascinated the world back in 1934.

Dionne Quintuplets born 80 years ago

Multiple births are nothing new in the Sooke region

The Dionne Quintuplets fascinated the world back in 1934.
Shanna Hamilton presents a cheque for $2

Local art instructor donates close to $3,000 to BC Children’s Hospital

Festival of Trees event at SEAPARC raised funds for hospital

Shanna Hamilton presents a cheque for $2
Thai students shared their culture in Sooke.

ECE Thai Night 2014

Students write about Thai visitors and sharing their culture

  • May 21, 2014
Thai students shared their culture in Sooke.

Grants available to bring artists into classrooms

Schools and school districts can apply for $1.5 million in grants

  • May 21, 2014
Kayla Curtis

EMCS student places third in speaking competition

Studnet wins $500 scholarship for her well-spoken efforts

Kayla Curtis
Last year's walk was wet

Walk for guide dogs

Annual Purina Walk for Dog guides set for Sunday in Sooke

  • May 21, 2014
Last year's walk was wet
School in East Sooke in 1937.

Schooling in East Sooke

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

School in East Sooke in 1937.
The Leech River Fault

The Leech River Fault

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

The Leech River Fault

The Sooke school scene

Student writers report on activities at their schools

  • May 14, 2014
Bring Back Our Girls.

Standing together for teens

A walk through Sooke was meant to support Nigerian teens

Bring Back Our Girls.

Teaching evolves through technology, curriculum changes

Part three of Black Press's Great Teachers feature

Speaker series at museum

A series of speakers will talk during noon hour at the Sooke museum

  • May 7, 2014

Seniors’ group seeking memories

OAPO Sooke Branch 88 will celebrate 50 years of advocating for seniors

  • May 7, 2014
Sir James Douglas aboard HMS Rocket.

Sir James Douglas aboard ship

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region.

Sir James Douglas aboard HMS Rocket.
Ecole Poirier celebrated Earth Day with song.

Earth Day celebrated

Ecole Poirier students sing songs for entire school body

Ecole Poirier celebrated Earth Day with song.