Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce plans ‘big announcement’

Announcement said to help local businesses with cash flow during pandemic

  • Apr 9, 2020


Outreach initiative connects Sooke seniors to support amid COVID-19

Volunteers encouraged to sign up as need increases

  • Apr 6, 2020


SOOKE HISTORY: Phillips at Highway 14 before it was home to Sooke’s third traffic light

Elida Peers is a historian with Sooke Region Museum

  • Apr 5, 2020

Sooke creates local business directory during COVID-19 pandemic

District’s community update asks residents for vigilance during crisis

SOOKE HISTORY: When the Spanish flu hit Sooke

Two kindly grandmothers provided both herbal remedies and comfort

  • Mar 20, 2020

Sooke Food Bank sets up new protocols for donations

New protocols in place for donations

Sooke Fall Fair celebrating pumpkins this year

‘We’re even working on getting pumpkins in the zucchini race,’ says organizer

Sooke museum, recreation centre closed due to COVID-19

No timeline when facilities will re-open

Sooke Municipal Hall closed to stem spread of coronavirus

Businesses and community groups also announce closures, cancellations

Sooke council OKs 2020 budget with 4 percent tax increase

The new budget includes $6,204,265 in capital expenditures

New board elected for Sooke Region Historical Society

Role of museums changing in communities, says executive director

  • Mar 9, 2020

Sooke politician finds solution to goose poop problem

New machine acts like a field Zamboni to clean up the fields

No easy answers for water

Rainwater capture and other bandaid solutions are not the solution

CURATOR’S CORNER: Fabled Sookesquatch lives in imaginations

Influence of mythical creature seen in museum artifacts

  • Feb 26, 2020

UPDATE: First Nation dispute closes part of school parking lot in Sooke

T’Sou-ke’s George family now in negotiation with School District

SOOKE HISTORY: Remembering Louise Paterson

Elida Peers | Contributed Part proud Haida descent, part dedicated environmentalist, part…

  • Feb 25, 2020

Life complicated when water not secure

Water issues have real-life impacts in Sooke Region

Boat dumped on West Coast Road has neighbours upset

Derelict boat is the latest garbage dumped on scenic roadway

COLUMN: Drivers are just getting worse

The advent of self driving cars can’t come fast enough