Sooke News Mirror

LETTER: A final goodbye to Donald

After four long years of almost daily subjugation to illiterate comments, moral bankruptcy, narcissism, misogynistic behaviour, global offences, environmental disregard, self-absorbed tweets, assault to democratic ideals, ungracious, dishonourable, undignified behaviour and profound lack of role modelling for our youth, I am finally able to respond, "Donald who ?"

  • Jan 21, 2021


LETTER: History columns appreciated

Each week it's a highlight for us to read the history columns written by Elida Peers. We enjoy hearing about the people and events that have happened in Sooke and the region over the years. Elida brings them all to life with wonderful anecdotes and photos.

  • Jan 21, 2021


Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce welcomes new board

More directors added to board

  • Jan 21, 2021


UPDATE: Power restored to nearly 2000 East Sooke residents after blasting

Blasting caused power pole to move and faulted the circuit Wednesday

  • Jan 20, 2021

Emergency sewer repairs underway on Phillips Road in Sooke

Sewage may have entered DeMamiel Creek and Sooke River

  • Jan 15, 2021

Man exposes himself to woman, children on Sooke trail

Suspect believed to be between 55 and 65 years of age

  • Jan 15, 2021

Sooke Potholes reopen after storm

The park was closed on Wednesday after down power lines

Search called off for kayaker missing near Sooke, officials say

Langford's Timothy Ross, 38, most likely drowned, according to JDF search and rescue

  • Jan 14, 2021

Tread lightly with moral indignation

Reader says it's likely some Christmas-travelling politicians weighed the risks

  • Jan 14, 2021

TSB: Sooke search and rescue boat crash caused by ‘misinterpretation of navigational information’

Crew members were lacking experience and unable to detect navigational errors

  • Jan 14, 2021

Kayak belonging to missing Langford man found in Sooke

Ground and air crews continue search Wednesday

  • Jan 13, 2021

Sooke council to reconsider virtual meetings in February

Extended provincial orders in place until Feb. 5

  • Jan 13, 2021

Sooke Potholes closed again due to weather

Downed powerlines, fallen trees prevent access

  • Jan 13, 2021

Air search for missing Langford kayaker called off

Ground search continues; kayaker set off near Sooke at noon Sunday

COLUMN: Healthy aging for an active retirement

What is healthy aging supposed to look like?

  • Jan 11, 2021

EDITORIAL: High taxes. Low taxes. It’s a question of infrastructure.

Sooke taxpayers have paid low taxes for years. Soon, they'll have to pay the piper

  • Jan 11, 2021

LETTER: Development and the climate crisis

Like it or not, change and development will come to Sooke, and like it or not, taxes will increase. If we are to get anywhere close to a zero-carbon footprint by 2030, we must realize these facts.

  • Jan 11, 2021

Search continues for missing kayaker near Sooke

Kayaker set off near Ella Beach at noon Sunday

Sooke mom feels the pinch of school fees

'Where does it stop?' asks Lisa Hartt

COLUMN: Rediscovering our place in nature

Consumerism has taken the place of citizenship, writes David Suzuki

  • Jan 8, 2021