News

Sooke firefighters are selling their 2015 calendar as a fundraiser.

Sooke Fire Department kept busy in the month of October

Some numbers regarding responses by the Sooke fire department

  • Nov 26, 2014
Sooke firefighters are selling their 2015 calendar as a fundraiser.
The Witness Blanket

Bearing witness through a work of art

Carey Newman's Witness Blanket to tour Canada for seven years

The Witness Blanket
Million dollar smile

This and That November 26

A few short stories of interest to Sooke and area residents

  • Nov 26, 2014
Million dollar smile
Dr. Danuta Skowronski is an epidemiologist with the B.C. Centre For Disease Control.

Flu vaccine less effective against mutant strain

B.C. Centre For Disease Control says some protection still better than none, flu season may be deadlier than usual for elderly

Dr. Danuta Skowronski is an epidemiologist with the B.C. Centre For Disease Control.
Surrey-Tynehead MLA Amrik Virk

Amrik Virk advised Kwantlen on secret executive bonus

Advanced education minister admits he wrote emails, says it's up to Premier Christy Clark to decide if he stays in cabinet

Surrey-Tynehead MLA Amrik Virk
A mural of Pat Quinn honours his role coaching Team Canada in the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.

Former player, coach and exec Pat Quinn dies

Pat Quinn, a former NHL player, coach and executive, dies after long illness

A mural of Pat Quinn honours his role coaching Team Canada in the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.

Election details

Whata the numbers looked like in the District of Sooke election

  • Nov 19, 2014

School District trustees reatin their seats

Incumbents running for school trustee in Milne's Landing all in

  • Nov 19, 2014
Herb Haldane met with this supporters and campaign team at Buffy's after the election on November 15.

After the vote: Newly elected councillors respond

District of Sooke's new councillors speak after the election

Herb Haldane met with this supporters and campaign team at Buffy's after the election on November 15.
Attorney General Suzanne Anton says private stores have been calling for equal treatment from the province's wholesale liquor monopoly.

‘Level playing field’ for B.C. liquor stores

BCGEU welcomes possible Sunday openings, more fridges in government stores to compete with private retailers

Attorney General Suzanne Anton says private stores have been calling for equal treatment from the province's wholesale liquor monopoly.
It may be a bit chilly in Sooke this past while

Looking Back November 19

A few brief recollections of what made the news in Sooke years ago.

  • Nov 19, 2014
It may be a bit chilly in Sooke this past while
Maja Tait salutes her supporters and campaign team at the Legion after she was elected as the new mayor for the District of Sooke.

Maja Tait voted in as new mayor of Sooke

Tait easily beats her closest rivals in run for Sooke mayor's chair

Maja Tait salutes her supporters and campaign team at the Legion after she was elected as the new mayor for the District of Sooke.
Past

Past, present and future

Three mayors of Sooke were caught by the camera on Nov. 15

  • Nov 19, 2014
Past
This tight knit team played hard and played with heart. They came out of this tournament with the gold medals!!! Thank you boys for an exciting tournament

Sooke Peewee A Boys bring home Gold at the Kerry Park Remembrance Day Tournament!

Sooke Peewee A Boys bringing it on Home...Victory!

  • Nov 17, 2014
This tight knit team played hard and played with heart. They came out of this tournament with the gold medals!!! Thank you boys for an exciting tournament
Spirited play for crisp Fall days

Sooke soccer clinics, wins and losses in spirited play for crisp Fall days

Spirited play for crisp Fall days...players brave the cold weather.

  • Nov 17, 2014
Spirited play for crisp Fall days
Crab fishing is good in the Harbour.

Crabbing getting good, as saltwater salmon slows

Crab fishing is good, while salmon fishing slows down.

  • Nov 17, 2014
Crab fishing is good in the Harbour.
Carter Price running hard with fleet-footed football feet.

Spartans 21-12 loss in do or die playoff game against the Titans

Spartans lose in final playoff game of the season. They did well!

  • Nov 17, 2014
Carter Price running hard with fleet-footed football feet.
Community

New rules coming for local election spending

Minister Coralee Oakes says donation and spending limits will be in place for the 2018 municipal elections

Community

Tait wins the race

Maja Tait won the Sooke mayor's chair over Herb Haldane

  • Nov 16, 2014
Financial abuse of seniors most often consists of pressure from family members

40 per cent of B.C. seniors financially abused: report

Family bigger fraud threat to seniors than scammers, according to Vancity findings on 'invisible crime'

Financial abuse of seniors most often consists of pressure from family members