Kevin Laird

Sooke library project delayed

Sooke library project delayed

Sooke remains the No. 1 priority for construction, says VIRL

Sooke library project delayed
More affordable housing coming to Sooke

More affordable housing coming to Sooke

Two vacant lots in the Woodlands area are the sites of proposed…

More affordable housing coming to Sooke
Sooke veterans in quest to endure

Sooke veterans in quest to endure

Invictus Games await two Sooke veterans

Sooke veterans in quest to endure
LETTERS: Who should we help now?

LETTERS: Who should we help now?

I have volunteered and my company has made many donations to desperate…

LETTERS: Who should we help now?
Sooke municipal staff flush out bathroom details

Sooke municipal staff flush out bathroom details

No decision was made on the toilets

Sooke municipal staff flush out bathroom details
Smoking hot Sooke council meeting turns into an evacuation

Smoking hot Sooke council meeting turns into an evacuation

The cause of the smell, according to fire officials? Likely, the heating system.

Smoking hot Sooke council meeting turns into an evacuation
Sooke politicians eye fish debate at UBCM

Sooke politicians eye fish debate at UBCM

Council prohibiting ocean-based invasive salmon farming

Sooke politicians eye fish debate at UBCM
Sooke prohibits ocean-based invasive species salmon farming

Sooke prohibits ocean-based invasive species salmon farming

Fish farm critics worry non-native fish breeds could out-compete local wild Pacific salmon

Sooke prohibits ocean-based invasive species salmon farming
One cell tower’s rejection is another’s approval

One cell tower’s rejection is another’s approval

Sooke council backs plan for Otter Road telecommunications tower

One cell tower’s rejection is another’s approval
The District of Sooke wants a better animal control services contract with the CRD. (File photo)

Sooke eyes better deal for animal control services contract

Sooke says it pays a higher rate per capita than other CRD municipalities

The District of Sooke wants a better animal control services contract with the CRD. (File photo)
Sooke mayor defends planned sewage-sludge facilities tour of Europe

Sooke mayor defends planned sewage-sludge facilities tour of Europe

It’s a ‘significant project for the region,’ says Maja Tait

Sooke mayor defends planned sewage-sludge facilities tour of Europe
Record high collected for wildfire relief

Record high collected for wildfire relief

Sooke among largest contributors in province

Record high collected for wildfire relief
East Sooke firefighters added a new element to their training regime: soccer, but unlike other soccer players, the firefighters wear all of their emergency equipment. (Photo contributed)

East Sooke firefighters add soccer to training routine

Unlike other soccer players, though, the firefighters wear all of their equipment

East Sooke firefighters added a new element to their training regime: soccer, but unlike other soccer players, the firefighters wear all of their emergency equipment. (Photo contributed)
Sooke construction continues to boom

Sooke construction continues to boom

Sooke has seen a 37 percent increase of building permits issued so far this year

Sooke construction continues to boom
Two roosters create havoc in Sooke

Two roosters create havoc in Sooke

‘[It’s] not the first time we’ve ended up caring for abandoned roosters’

Two roosters create havoc in Sooke
Province eyes more health-care services for Sooke

Province eyes more health-care services for Sooke

Premier says NDP government ‘absolutely committed’ to health plan

Province eyes more health-care services for Sooke
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Stuck with a pail on its head for a week, deer tranquilized by conservation officers

Deer muzzled by pink trick-or-treat bucket in Sooke

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Life on the wild side

Life on the wild side

Metchosin resident uses special cameras to get wildlife in their natural environment

Life on the wild side
Sooke resident lives in fear of fires

Sooke resident lives in fear of fires

Several fires reported metres from property on Townsend Road in the last year

Sooke resident lives in fear of fires
Extreme fire danger puts Sooke firefighters on heighten alert

Extreme fire danger puts Sooke firefighters on heighten alert

Human-caused fires could be a risk; officials ask people to take extra precautions

Extreme fire danger puts Sooke firefighters on heighten alert