Community

SOOKE HISTORY: Whiffin Spit’s many lives

First Nation elder recalls Massacre of Whiffin Spit

  • Aug 24, 2020

 

Famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer brings movements of joy to Long Beach

Internet-famous dancer is exploring Vancouver Island, visiting the B.C. Legislature and more

 

Sooke Fall Fair hosts scarecrow contest

The contest is open to both local businesses and Sooke residents

 

TOP 5: Some suggestions for your week ahead

Art The Sooke Fine Arts Show is re-imagined into an online version…

Top 5: Some suggestions for your week ahead

Shopping It’s back! The Sooke Night Market returned on July 2 after…

Beloved Island woman dies at 106

Dorothy Adair adored by the many people she met in Chemainus in two short years

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

Sooke makes 1,000 paper cranes for resident battling cancer

Receiving the cranes, Sarah Galbraith-Bonella says she is ‘eternally grateful’ for the Sooke community

Saanich to surprise residents with small pop-up music shows this summer

Music in the Community replaces Music in the Park for 2020

West Shore community leaders converge for virtual dialogue

Vision West Shore puts hot topics on the table

Helping our Hometown Heroes

With your tickets, you could win big – and give back

  • Jun 8, 2020

Learning leadership during a crisis

Sooke Harbour Toastmasters Club hosts meetings online

Considerations made to keep Island community’s drive-by birthday celebrations going

Trucks will tone it down or not use horns at all to bring some joy to kids and older folks

VIDEO: Victoria dental staff dance to *NSYNC to promote reopening

Urban Smiles staff ‘want you back’ after closure in response to pandemic

PHOTOS: Greater Victoria crafters share their isolation creations

For some, COVID-19 pandemic offered more time for creative endeavors

Sooke community groups keep in touch – from a distance

Sooke Rotary, Lions Club hold meetings online to stay connected

Difficult times highlight resilience in Sooke traditions

Many annual events disrupted to COVID-19; community finds creative ways to keep spirit alive

  • May 11, 2020

Oak Bay kindergarten students explore connection between trees and kindness

Willows students take part in project showing the benefits even a picture of a tree can bring