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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.
The 2013 Rotary Spring Fair and Auction featured ponies

Rotary Spring Fair Auction Saturday

Fun for the whole family to be had at annual Sooke event

The 2013 Rotary Spring Fair and Auction featured ponies
All Sooke Day was a hit with people all around the south Island.

All Sooke Day in its heyday

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

All Sooke Day was a hit with people all around the south Island.

Saseenos active during Literacy Week

Sooke elementary school students write about happenings at Saseenos

  • Apr 30, 2014
Showing support for fund raiser.

Mowing lawns for women in India

Fund raiser to help aid Indian women become independent

Showing support for fund raiser.
Pelle Gustavs went to Mongolia to film the Genco Mongolia Bike Challenge.

Pedalling across the Mongolian steppes

East Sooke videographer travels to Mongolia to film bike race

Pelle Gustavs went to Mongolia to film the Genco Mongolia Bike Challenge.

Parents appreciate excellence in teaching

Nominate a favourite teacher in Great Teachers contest

  • Apr 30, 2014

Adrena LINE donates

Wilderness Committee recipient of fund raiser at zipline

  • Apr 30, 2014
The Sooke Harbourside Lions are getting their ducks into shape for the annual Duck Race on May 10.

Getting all the ducks in a row

Sooke Harbourside Lions host annual duck race at Sooke Flats

The Sooke Harbourside Lions are getting their ducks into shape for the annual Duck Race on May 10.
A sample of one of the poems on the Poet-tree at the Sooke Library.

Library grows poetry tree

Sooke library users urged to create or put up favourite poems

A sample of one of the poems on the Poet-tree at the Sooke Library.

Dining Out For Life at 17 Mile pub

Fund raiser for AIDS Vancouver Island set for April 24

Airplanes were a rare sight in Sooke even in the 1920s.

The boy and the plane that crashed

Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

Airplanes were a rare sight in Sooke even in the 1920s.
Julie Muttitt checks out the books at the Book Bin at the Sooke Family Resource Society (2145 Townsend Rd.).

Book it! Free books for everyone

Donations of books make it possible to read - a lot

Julie Muttitt checks out the books at the Book Bin at the Sooke Family Resource Society (2145 Townsend Rd.).
Dr. Leslie King sitting in front of the quilt that will be raffled off by the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra at the upcoming Fling

Good connections made at volunteer fair

Organizations and groups highlighted their missions and mandates

Dr. Leslie King sitting in front of the quilt that will be raffled off by the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra at the upcoming Fling

Special teachers make a difference

Nominate your favourite school teacher for going that extra mile

Lunch time speakers at the museum

Sooke Region Museum launches series of speakers to fill noon hour

  • Apr 23, 2014
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Taking to the trades

Edward Milne community school TASK students build for the future

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Volunteer Mark Ziegler

Sooke volunteer: Mark Ziegler

Profiles of some of the people who help make a difference in Sooke

  • Apr 16, 2014
Volunteer Mark Ziegler
EMCS student Kayla Curtis competes in Rotary Public Speaking Contest

EMCS student represent Sooke

Public speaking is a natural for Grade 11 student Kayla Curtis

EMCS student Kayla Curtis competes in Rotary Public Speaking Contest