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The Kirby homestead

Kirby Creek has a historical past on Sooke River Road

Sooke historian Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke area

The Kirby homestead
Sooke Fall Fair 2013

2013 Sooke Fall Fair results

The winners in both the adult and junior categories are listed

  • Sep 25, 2013
Sooke Fall Fair 2013
Open for readers!

Port Renfrew now has an updated library

The community has a new resource for those who love to read

  • Sep 25, 2013
Open for readers!
Kumar Parvez is presenting lectures on space and flight at EMCS.

Space and flight lectures

Local expert talks about aviation and aerodynamics in our daily life

  • Sep 18, 2013
Kumar Parvez is presenting lectures on space and flight at EMCS.
Sooke News Mirror carrier Matthew Mclean

Lucky 13

A series of great events happened for one kid on Friday the 13th

Sooke News Mirror carrier Matthew Mclean
Sooke School 1921

Sooke school back in 1921

Sooke historian Elida Peers writes about the events and people that shaped our history

Sooke School 1921

Tour de Rock dinner Saturday

Fundraiser for Cops for Cancer includes great food

Tomatoes from ALM Organic Farm.

Get to know your farmer campaign launched

Sooke Food CHI begins awareness of local growers and producers with survey

Tomatoes from ALM Organic Farm.
East Sooke circa 1910

Drama in the channel

Historian Elida Peers writes about the people and events in the Sooke region.

East Sooke circa 1910
Lynn Wormsley is shown giving her 100th pint of blood. With her are her son Craig

Giving because she can… 100 times!

Lynn Wormsley has given 100 pints of blood at blood donor clinic in Sooke

Lynn Wormsley is shown giving her 100th pint of blood. With her are her son Craig
Maya Wood collects signatures for her petition in front of Village Foods.

Student petitions for music teacher

Strings/violin teacher requested for Journey middle school

Maya Wood collects signatures for her petition in front of Village Foods.

Seniors’ Drop-In Centre recruiting

Seniors' centre is looking for volunteers to keep lunches going

  • Sep 4, 2013

Groups seeking help to deliver services

Making contact is what volunteering in Sooke is all about

Sooke's Army Reserve Corps in 1944. Many of the names are recognized in Sooke.

Sooke men stood ready

In 1944 Sooke had an Army Reserve Corps comprised of local men

Sooke's Army Reserve Corps in 1944. Many of the names are recognized in Sooke.
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Judith Guichon will open the 100th Sooke Fall Fair.

Lieutenant Governor to open Sooke Fall Fair

Judith Guichon, OBC, will attend the 100th Sooke Fall Fair

  • Aug 28, 2013
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Judith Guichon will open the 100th Sooke Fall Fair.
RCMP Staff Sergeant Steve Wright contributes bottles and cans for bottle drive.

Tour de Rock fundraiser

RCMP in Sooke are holding a fundraiser for Cops for Cancer

RCMP Staff Sergeant Steve Wright contributes bottles and cans for bottle drive.
Telegraph Trail cabin

The historic Telegraph Trail

Elida Peers, Sooke and area historian, tells the tales

Telegraph Trail cabin

Back to school

Some suggestions for students, parents and the public

Summer picnic in 1942 in Saseenos

Picnic on Goodridge Peninsula

Sooke region historian Elida Peers tells the tales of the region

Summer picnic in 1942 in Saseenos
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Sunriver Community Garden is flourishing

Produce from the garden helps out the Sooke Food Bank

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