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Sooke district still short-handed on staff

The District of Sooke is down by three senior managers, and it could be another month before the situation improves.

Sooke will host fire training conference next year

Up to 400 delegates expected to attend, says fire chief

Bear has standoff with Mounties

A black bear in Sunriver area stood off with police before returning to the bush

Sheringham Point Lighthouse restoration plan gets $550,000 gift

Largest private donation to a lighthouse restoration project in Canada

Sooke council removes bus station requirement

B.C. Transit wants bus shelter, but bus doesn’t service new development

Sooke wants to borrow $1 million for road repairs

Major road work needed after harsh winter, says district staff

Sooke tax hike tops 5.5 percent

Residents will see an increase of 5.57 per cent tax increase this year.

Power line fire closes Sooke Road

Emergency crews worked to put out the live wire that burned into the asphalt.

Groups cash in on local grants

A total of 18 local groups presented before council and mayor last week for grants.

Man rescued from Sooke potholes

A 57-year-old man was plucked from the Sooke River after his kayak capsized.

Refugee family expected soon in Sooke

Iraqi family expected to arrive sometime this spring.

Sooke hosts provincial boxing training camp

Dozens of boxing athletes of all ages descended on Sooke to train

Library location finalized

13,000 sq-ft facility to be built along Wadams Way in the next 21 months

Sooke mayor pitches idea for health-care facility

Sooke is the only major community in Greater Victoria without a hospital or health-care facility

Renaming of Fire Hall Number 2 honours former Sooke fire chief

Sorensen Station, formely known as Station No. 2, was renamed in honour of retired fire chief Steve Sorensen

Sooke tourism group faces funding black hole

Operating budget, community involvement will be part of ongoing discussions with District of Sooke

Sooke legion in financial crisis

“We’re broke,” says Paul McTavish, Sooke Legion branch manager

Sooke council urged to ‘pick away’ at projects

As district nears city status, chief administrative officer tells council now's the time to prepare

Students flaunt school spirit and latest style in fashion show

EMCS students ready to light up the school theatre next Wednesday (March 15) with this year’s Grad Fashion Show.

Sooke man arrested after standoff with police

Daniel Cecil Mcgee, 30, faces several charges following a four-hour standoff with police on Monday night.