The top Sooke stories for the week of October 7 are brought to you by Sooke Video Network (SVN). (Tim Collins / Sooke News Mirror)

The top Sooke stories for the week of October 7 are brought to you by Sooke Video Network (SVN). (Tim Collins / Sooke News Mirror)

WATCH: Sooke’s top stories

A round-up of this week’s top stories

The top Greater Victoria stories for the week of Oct. 7 are brought to you by Sooke Video Network (SVN).

A Sudanese family arrived in Sooke last month to start a new life in a new county. The Komi family arrived here through the efforts of the Team Juan de Fuca Refugee Sponsorship Group. For more information on this story, click here.

The District of Sooke blossomed again in the provincial Communities in Bloom competition. For the sixth straight year, Sooke was awarded 5 Blooms – the highest recognition. For more information on this story, click here.

It’s time to secure all your garbage and other possible bear attractants – or face the prospect of fines, says conservation officer Scott Norris. Conservation officers will be touring Sooke to look for those leaving garbage or other bear attractants out. For more information on this story, click here.

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