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Painter tells stories of human emotion one brush at a time

Sooke artist Jean-Francois Mincet is one of the few whose works will be displayed at the Sooke Fine Arts Show in July.

Music festival brings out inner dancing spirit

Grab a partner and put on your dance shoes, because the 14th annual Sooke River Bluegrass Music Festival is back this weekend.

Energy shift hands in Sooke

Sooke resident leaves power grid and generates his own form of electricity

Mayor wants public health nurse based in Sooke

Recent retirement has left Sooke with nurse just four days a week.

Local art academy inspires the artistan in every child

Students learn to find and apply inspiration from within

SUV rolls over in Sooke cul-de-sac

The impact also damaged a nearby hydro pole, causing a transistor to explode, witnesses say.

Juan de Fuca tugs to escort oil tankers to Buoy Juliet

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline extension is expected to result in a sevenfold increase in tanker traffic off Vancouver Island.

$1.7M cut from school budget

12 teachers hired full-time, but other areas slashed, says district superintendent

EMCS, Journey, to rock your world on ‘Highway 80’

This year's musical theatre will take you back to the colourful and exciting era of the 1980s.

CRD buys land for ‘future of the salmon stocks’

The Capital Regional District’s park reserve is expected to grow even bigger, as it plans to buy two lots for parkland on Sooke River Road.

Sooke gardens unveil secrets

The annual Sooke Secret Garden Tour takes place on June 5

EMCS event showcases school spirit

The event will feature the school’s recently finished mural

Jordan River buyout snuffs pizza dream

B.C. Hydro to buy lands at Jordan River, but will allow continuous operation of campground.

Get ready to party it up like it’s 1929

The Sooke Cabaret crew are back and ready to rock your world.

Sooke preps for destructive emergency

How prepared is the Greater Sooke Area for a wide-scale emergency?

EMCS Wolverines set sights on city rugby championship

Sooke squad takes 8-1 record to playoffs and targets Oak Bay in quest for championship

Fort Mac students join EMCS

The students, both brothers, will resume their studies in grades nine and 11, while staying with their grandmother in Sooke.

SEAPARC dives into adult water polo league

Adult water polo sessions run every Monday night from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m., through spring and summer.

Officials probe wolf sighting in Sooke

Conservation officials were contacted, but cannot confirm the animal was a wolf.

DFO mulls reduced fishery in Strait of Juan de Fuca

Management plan could see closures on chinook salmon fishing this summer