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Adventures with Miss Mango

East Sooke author’s story of sentient fruit teaches friendship and dedication

Sooke School District and First Nations sign new curriculum agreement

The document, known as Na’tsa’maht, is a five-year working agreement to improve the success of aboriginal students.

Health clinic opens doors to EMCS students

In-school program brings doctor, nurses to Sooke district high schools

Crowded Sooke schools expect more students

More than 200 extra students are expected to flow into schools throughout the Sooke school district this year.

Sooke Mounties investigate electricity theft

Occupants bypassed the hydro meter, syphoning free power for months, police say

Education key to preventing wildlife encounters

There have been 42 black bear complaints since April, compared to 102 in the same period last year.

Strata ownership not for everyone, warns advocacy group

Consumers must understand the most important difference of all: in a strata, you’re all in it together.

Last summer wave of heat this week

Mother nature will throw us one last hurrah of lovely warm weather before she shifts gears into fall season.

Volunteer leads way for lighthouse

Bill Parkes showed his support for the Sheringham Point Lighthouse by raising $3,000 for its restoration.

Local workshop teaches lost art of fused glass and natural food

The workshop is broken down into a two-day event, as it takes 18 hours to fire and complete a decent-size tray or a plate.

Family of crash victim disappointed with justice system

Former Sooke resident's vehicle collided with a pickup truck in Prince George

UPDATED: East Sooke brush fire under control

East Sooke, Metchosin, and Sooke Fire responded to contain a brush fire in the Silver Spray area of East Sooke.

Renovations eyed for Sooke Community Hall

Sooke Community Association must apply for grant by Aug. 30

HOT CAR: 1929 Pontiac Big Six

Stan Eakin kept the 1929 vehicle pretty much stock, right up to the wooden roof that he rebuilt himself.

Sooke comic takes on the funnier, darker side of life

Kevin Banner always loved telling people a good joke.

UPDATED: Scrap metal pile gets cleaned up

A metal scrap pile in front of Saseenos Elementary has been cleaned up after a quick effort by the Sooke community.

Art in the Park returns this weekend

Art in the Park is back, complete with a full repertoire of all the fine arts, from music, to painting, dancing – even balloon art.

Speeding on Sooke’s Sunriver Way a major problem: Officials

Even though the posted speed limit is 40 km/h, many drivers exceed it

Sooke schools get upgrades over summer

One of the biggest upgrade projects this summer is focused on Edward Milne Community School

COLUMN: Sooke Road closures begs for real fix

So what’s hot in Sooke nowadays? Political scandals, lack of services, the weather, crime, and that road ... oh, that darn road.