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How to take fantastic photos for the fall fair

The Sooke Fall Fair is celebrating it's 100th this year. Here are some tips on submitting your photo for consideration.

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Graduation class of 1955.

Grad classes in Sooke were a bit smaller in 1955

Historian Elida Peers writes about the history of the Sooke region

Graduation class of 1955.
Volunteering royally

Royal aid

RBC Sooke Team lends a helping hand to Sooke Family Resource Centre

  • Jun 26, 2013
Volunteering royally
Ashley Manning models sugar and spice

Strutting for charity

Outdoor fashion show will feature 'amusing' decorated shoes

Ashley Manning models sugar and spice
Angus Stanfield

New President

Local Legion member raised to position of president of BC/Yukon Command

  • Jun 26, 2013
Angus Stanfield
Nicholas 'Nemo' Anderson gives the Zorb Ball a trial run.

Zorb Balls new for Canada Day festivities

New feature rolled out for children on July 1 celebration

Nicholas 'Nemo' Anderson gives the Zorb Ball a trial run.

Jacob’s Creek tragedy continues to haunt community

Accident on bridge in 1946 claimed lives of six teenagers

Sooke's own flower

Sooke is more than it appears to be

Communities in Bloom committee resurfaces in Sooke

Sooke's own flower
Salmon were so plentiful in Sooke waters at one time that even the cats fed on them.

BC Provincial Police: Bob Owens

Historian Elida Peers provides a glimpse into Sooke's past.

Salmon were so plentiful in Sooke waters at one time that even the cats fed on them.
A group of girls from our Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment program set up a cold drink stand on Whiffin Spit Road on Saturday afternoon. They are Ella

Great kids, good cause

Lemonade stand set up to collect money for the Sooke Food Bank

  • Jun 19, 2013
A group of girls from our Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment program set up a cold drink stand on Whiffin Spit Road on Saturday afternoon. They are Ella
Students from the Environmental Studies class at EMCS were on hand to help plant at the Sunriver Community Allotment Garden.

Students lend a hand at community garden

Environmental studies students sow what they may reap

  • Jun 12, 2013
Students from the Environmental Studies class at EMCS were on hand to help plant at the Sunriver Community Allotment Garden.
Lions Maggie Vause

‘Toonie Tuesday’ set for June 18

Sooke Harbourside Lions set about to raise money for food bank

Lions Maggie Vause
Dal Little

Harbourside Cohousing membership growing fast

Informational meetings with neighbours scheduled for June 13

  • Jun 12, 2013
Dal Little

Saseenos students kept busy touring

Sooke students take in a lot of end-of-year activities

Audrey Wilson on the steps of the Brownie hut.

Brownie Camp has a long history

Historian Elida Peers tells tales of the history of the Sooke area.

Audrey Wilson on the steps of the Brownie hut.
Some of the rescue dogs at Sacred Circle Farm.

Animal rescue farms needs help

Ailing farm owner needs help with animals in her care

Some of the rescue dogs at Sacred Circle Farm.
Acreman and Muir wedding in 1929.

Pioneering families unite

Sooke historian Elida Peers writes about the area's history

Acreman and Muir wedding in 1929.

Amazing Sooke elementary school

Elementary schools in Sooke have 'junior' reporters writing on happenings

  • Jun 5, 2013
Jr. High Point winner Hailey Hamilton rides on Lucky

Equestrians showcase skills

The Sooke Saddle Club begins its season with shows

Jr. High Point winner Hailey Hamilton rides on Lucky
Emily gets skipping at Sooke elementary school's Jumprope for heart event.

Jump for health

Students at Sooke elementary jumped for heart's sake

Emily gets skipping at Sooke elementary school's Jumprope for heart event.