Community

Trust fund established for Hack family

Family of Kyle Hack aided by compassionate Sooke community

  • Nov 6, 2013
Holy Trinity Church as depicted by J. Gray

Still celebrating after 100 years

Holy Trinity Anglican Church thrives even after 2005 fire

  • Nov 6, 2013
Holy Trinity Church as depicted by J. Gray
Royall Canadian Legion in 1947

Legion has long history in Sooke

Historian Elida Peers writes about the past in the Sooke region

Royall Canadian Legion in 1947
Camosun College horticulture students help prepare healing garden.

A fine day at the community garden

Healing garden readied for plants by Camosun students

  • Nov 6, 2013
Camosun College horticulture students help prepare healing garden.
A tree decorated for the 2012 Festival of Trees at SEAPARC.

Approaching festive season marked by trees

Sooke Festival of Trees will continue to be held at SEAPARC

A tree decorated for the 2012 Festival of Trees at SEAPARC.
Did you know?

Sooke elementary happenings

Student writers club sends first submission to paper

  • Oct 30, 2013
Did you know?

Journey middle schoole — At a glance

The new school year will see area students write on activities and events

  • Oct 30, 2013
Sheringham Point Lighthouse

Sheringham Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Shirley has a long history in region

Sheringham Point Lighthouse
Sydnee Moore

Students’ Corner: New EMCC column

Sydnee Moore will be writing about happenings at Sooke high school

Sydnee Moore
Sooke’s Post Master Nancy Low and colleague Lori Jeyes display the Canada Post Community Foundation poster.

Canada Post gives back to youth

Grants available from Canada Post Community Foundation

Sooke’s Post Master Nancy Low and colleague Lori Jeyes display the Canada Post Community Foundation poster.
Girl Guide dance team

Girl Guides dance team circa 1964

Sooke historian Elida Peers tells tales of local history

Girl Guide dance team

Sooke is bloomin’ lovely

Communities in Bloom awards Sooke five blossoms in yearly competition

Event co-founder and principal player Parry Trowell poses as the scary dude with a chainsaw.

Let the hauntings begin…

Eerie Acres in East Sooke ready to scare you silly

Event co-founder and principal player Parry Trowell poses as the scary dude with a chainsaw.
Books

Books, books, and more books

The Port Renfrew library has new facilities, hours and extended service

  • Oct 23, 2013
Books
Town crier Mike Thomas

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Historian Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

Town crier Mike Thomas
Sooke Sea Cadets and Wilson Diving cleaned the waters between the government wharf and the Rotary Pier.

Cadets are diving against debris

Sooke Sea Cadets and local scuba divers clean up the harbour

  • Oct 16, 2013
Sooke Sea Cadets and Wilson Diving cleaned the waters between the government wharf and the Rotary Pier.
EMCS Leadership students present a cheque to Cops for Cancer.

Leadership students raise funds for Tour de Rock

Edward Milne community school students make it happen

EMCS Leadership students present a cheque to Cops for Cancer.
Thinking Pink.

Thinking Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness month leads to fundraiser at Western Foods

Thinking Pink.
Fall harvest.

Community potluck planned

Sooke Community Garden site for Thanksgiving lunch

  • Oct 9, 2013
Fall harvest.
Carol Pinalski and Elaine Day get ready to play bingo at the newly located Seniors’ Drop-In Centre.

Seniors’ drop-in centre has long history in Sooke

The drop-in centre comes full circle to the Sooke Community Hall

  • Oct 9, 2013
Carol Pinalski and Elaine Day get ready to play bingo at the newly located Seniors’ Drop-In Centre.