Kevin Laird

Presenting B.C. from A to Z

More than two-dozen bits of B.C. trivia for your B.C. Day weekend

Sooke Fine Art Show takes local art to a world stage

People can visit online from July 24 to Aug. 3, and can purchase any art until end of September

New ECG will diagnose life-threatening emergencies in ‘timely manner’ in Sooke

Machine funded by the Sooke and Juan de Fuca Health Foundation

Sooke council repeals firearms regulation bylaw

Other levels of government already have rules in place for firearms

Construction contract eyed for new Sooke library

Build on library expected to start this summer

Firefighters called for technical rescue at Sooke Potholes

Woman breaks her leg while walking along riverbed

Vancouver Island’s long road to recovery will have a few bumps

Some things will never be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic, local experts say

Work on Highway 14 realignment will start this fall

Sooke project moves into final stage after public feedback

Bear watchers urge bear awareness

Educational group kicks up social media presence in response to social distancing.

Island Health takes lid off bottled water

Rules eased for water dispensing machine use in grocery stores

Sooke RCMP not enforcing school zone speed limits

Because students not attending class, the school zone is not enforceable, police say

Hikers, walkers urged to keep distance as Sooke parks reopen

Whiffin Spit and Marine Boardwalk most popular areas for park users

Sooke home is a grand prize in hospital lottery

The grand prize winner can choose one of eight luxury homes around the province

Island woman, 93, sews aprons for grocery store workers

Sooke’s Emilia “Oma” Tkacz has been donating her crafts to the community for years

Pacheedaht First Nation closes campground, lodge due to COVID-19

Health and safety of community top priority, says First Nation

Sooke’s Otter Point Dental patients warned of coronavirus exposure

Staff member attended Vancouver conference, self-quarantined

Does Galloping Goose leash law have too much bite?

Dog control laws on popular south Island trail system working in urban areas, not in rural?

New Island team aimed at rejuvenating boys softball

Orange Sox hope to play in 2020 and 2022 B.C. Summer Games

Body of third missing man found in Sooke River

The bodies of two other men were found Sunday

Sooke launches Hockeyville bid

Up for grabs: $250,000 in arena upgrades and an NHL game