Kevin Laird

An artists rendering of the proposed Aragon Properties development in Sooke’s town centre shows a friendly, walkable neighbourhood. (Contributed graphic)

Large housing development eyed for Sooke core

Aragon Properties seeks to build 132 housing units

An artists rendering of the proposed Aragon Properties development in Sooke’s town centre shows a friendly, walkable neighbourhood. (Contributed graphic)
The new Sooke library includes an expanded children’s area. (Vancouver Island Regional Library)

Construction set to begin on new Sooke library

The new facility is expected to open in spring 2022

The new Sooke library includes an expanded children’s area. (Vancouver Island Regional Library)
Gord and Ann Baird. Gord is the Green Party candidate in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding. The provincial election is Oct. 24. (Contributed photo)
Gord and Ann Baird. Gord is the Green Party candidate in the Langford-Juan de Fuca riding. The provincial election is Oct. 24. (Contributed photo)

Chainsaw carver turns dead tree into stunning work of art

Historic tree at Malahat Farm sprouts new life

NDP wants to criminalize domestic emotional abuse with new law

MP Randall Garrison introduces private member’s bill

No plan in place if Sooke homeless shelter forced to shut doors

Contract for exisiting facility now month to month

Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector

The fish lived about 25 million years ago, scientists say

Complaints of ‘nuisance bears’ down so far this year on Vancouver Island’s southern tip

Experts urge residents to be bear aware as bruins prepare for fall season

Rare green sturgeon sighted near Port Renfrew

‘It’s a pretty rare phenomenon,’ says Port Renfrew resident

Sooke housing development sees fast sales during pandemic

Success at Heron View is duplicated in other areas of the real estate industry

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