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VIDEO: Sooke artist receives Order of B.C. award

VIDEO: Sooke artist receives Order of B.C. award

Carey Newman created Witness Blanket that travelled across the Nation

VIDEO: Sooke artist receives Order of B.C. award
Navy band to perform at Sooke RCMP Musical Ride

Navy band to perform at Sooke RCMP Musical Ride

Mounties perform ride Aug 18 and 19

Navy band to perform at Sooke RCMP Musical Ride
Pagan festival conjures up magic and mystery

Pagan festival conjures up magic and mystery

Event takes place Aug. 11 at Sooke Region Museum

Pagan festival conjures up magic and mystery
Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)                                Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)

Sooke Music Festival expected to be biggest yet

Attendees encouraged to bring non-perishable food items or bottles to donate

Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)                                Band of Rascals will be performing at this year’s Sooke Music Festival. (Photo from Band of Rascals Facebook page)
The Habitat Acquisition Trust is urging Capital Region residents to be on the lookout for bats. (File photo)

Public’s help needed in tracking bat activity

Bat stats provide vital info

The Habitat Acquisition Trust is urging Capital Region residents to be on the lookout for bats. (File photo)
A screen grab from a blasting video in Sooke posted to social media by a resident in the Maple Park Terrace area. Residents have been complaining of the dust for the last two years. (Video by Al Barr)

Online blasting video helps ease Sooke residents concerns

Complaints of dust ongoing since 2017

A screen grab from a blasting video in Sooke posted to social media by a resident in the Maple Park Terrace area. Residents have been complaining of the dust for the last two years. (Video by Al Barr)
(Photo from RCMSR Facebook page)

VIDEO: Unconscious boater rescued near Sooke

The woman was taken to hospital in Victoria on Sunday

(Photo from RCMSR Facebook page)
Sooke Church members take trip of a lifetime

Sooke Church members take trip of a lifetime

Church members deliver “boxes of love” to children in Zambia

Sooke Church members take trip of a lifetime
Sooke council barks back in CRD dog leash dispute

Sooke council barks back in CRD dog leash dispute

Sooke politicians are taking action against recent rule changes requiring dogs be…

Sooke council barks back in CRD dog leash dispute
Body of missing East Sooke kayaker found

Body of missing East Sooke kayaker found

56-year-old Saanich man went missing last month while fishing; body found in Washington

Body of missing East Sooke kayaker found
Proposed fishing restrictions will be devastating: officials

Proposed fishing restrictions will be devastating: officials

DFO seeks feedback on new strategy to protect whales

Proposed fishing restrictions will be devastating: officials
UPDATE: Tugwell Creek wildfire 70 per cent contained

UPDATE: Tugwell Creek wildfire 70 per cent contained

The Tugwell Creek wildfire is now 70 per cent contained and is…

UPDATE: Tugwell Creek wildfire 70 per cent contained
A helicopter drops water on the Tugwell Creek Fire. (Photo by Ken Groat)

UPDATE: Tugwell Creek wildfire 50 per cent contained

The Tugwell Creek wildfire is now 50 per cent contained, according to…

A helicopter drops water on the Tugwell Creek Fire. (Photo by Ken Groat)
No evacuations planned due to wildfire near Sooke

No evacuations planned due to wildfire near Sooke

‘There is no concern whatsoever right now for the fire to reach structures in the area,’ officials say

No evacuations planned due to wildfire near Sooke
UPDATE: Sooke wildfire reduced to 84 hectares

UPDATE: Sooke wildfire reduced to 84 hectares

The fire was reportedly 100 hectares in size late last night

UPDATE: Sooke wildfire reduced to 84 hectares
Caravan Stage sets sail for Sooke

Caravan Stage sets sail for Sooke

Nomadic outdoor theatre company founded 1970 in Kemp Lake

Caravan Stage sets sail for Sooke
UPDATE: Wildfire near Sooke has increased in size to 100 hectares overnight

UPDATE: Wildfire near Sooke has increased in size to 100 hectares overnight

More resources and firefighters have been sent to the out of control blaze

UPDATE: Wildfire near Sooke has increased in size to 100 hectares overnight
Sooke resident Richard Jones wants seniors to be able to take their road test in Sooke. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

Seniors’ road test options eyed for Sooke

Activist hopes to have tests conducted locally

Sooke resident Richard Jones wants seniors to be able to take their road test in Sooke. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
Sooke resident Beryl Gough celebrated her 100th birthday on July 26. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke resident celebrates 100th birthday

Sooke resident Beryl Gough celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends, family…

Sooke resident Beryl Gough celebrated her 100th birthday on July 26. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
Vancouver Island building trades could benefit from an Island-wide business licence scheme, say officials. (Sooke News Mirror)

Island-wide business licence eyed

Twenty-four Island communities mulling idea

Vancouver Island building trades could benefit from an Island-wide business licence scheme, say officials. (Sooke News Mirror)