Kevin Laird

Police make arrest in Sooke home invasion

Police make arrest in Sooke home invasion

Gregory Brotherston, 38, facing numerous charges

Police make arrest in Sooke home invasion
The first-ever West Coast Wonder Women all-female boxing card last year in Sooke saw 58 fighters compete in 35 bouts. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

Training begins for Sooke all-female boxing challenge

Second annual event set for Victoria Day weekend

The first-ever West Coast Wonder Women all-female boxing card last year in Sooke saw 58 fighters compete in 35 bouts. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)
Hiker escapes cougar by hitting it with an axe

Hiker escapes cougar by hitting it with an axe

Incident occurred Thursday in Sooke Hills

Hiker escapes cougar by hitting it with an axe
Conservation groups discover ancient old-growth forest near Port Renfrew

Conservation groups discover ancient old-growth forest near Port Renfrew

Grove home to record-size Sitka spruce and bigleaf maple trees

Conservation groups discover ancient old-growth forest near Port Renfrew
Sooke bed and breakfast offers a tree-mendous idea

Sooke bed and breakfast offers a tree-mendous idea

A couple looks to the forest and the sky to create unique hospitality experience in a treehouse

Sooke bed and breakfast offers a tree-mendous idea
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Two men arrested following Sooke McDonald’s robbery attempt

Nathan Williams and Jordon Tynes appeared in provincial court Thursday to face several charges

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Mud slide hits Highway 14 near Port Renfrew

Eastbound lane closed until repairs made

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Robbery suspects who rammed Sooke police car still at large

Robbery suspects who rammed Sooke police car still at large

Cube van found abandoned in East Sooke

Robbery suspects who rammed Sooke police car still at large
Robbery suspects ram Sooke police car while fleeing officers

Robbery suspects ram Sooke police car while fleeing officers

Police searching for cube van and suspects

Robbery suspects ram Sooke police car while fleeing officers
$1 million salmon hatchery eyed for Sooke

$1 million salmon hatchery eyed for Sooke

New facility willsee end of the Jack Brooks Hatchery on DeMamiel Creek

$1 million salmon hatchery eyed for Sooke
Road opened for alternating traffic after a dramatic crash in Sooke

Road opened for alternating traffic after a dramatic crash in Sooke

Two cars reported racing in three-car crash

Road opened for alternating traffic after a dramatic crash in Sooke
More health-care resources eyed for Sooke

More health-care resources eyed for Sooke

Premier, health minister say plan will be fast-tracked once formal application received

More health-care resources eyed for Sooke
Photo of burnt recycling bin Throupe Road, posted to Sooke Social by Wendy Bennett on Sunday, Aug. 12. (Photo from Facebook)

Off duty fire chief douses suspicious fire while teaching son to drive

Sooke fire concerned over second suspicious bin fire this year

Photo of burnt recycling bin Throupe Road, posted to Sooke Social by Wendy Bennett on Sunday, Aug. 12. (Photo from Facebook)
A University of B.C. researcher is working with several Sooke and Metchosin residents on a project to track black bears using remote, motion-triggered cameras. This photo was taken by Sooke wildlife photographer Gary Schroyen using a remote camera. (Gary Schroyen/Contributed)

Researchers set up network of cameras to track bears in Sooke

Project uses about 80 remote, motion-triggered cameras to study the animals

A University of B.C. researcher is working with several Sooke and Metchosin residents on a project to track black bears using remote, motion-triggered cameras. This photo was taken by Sooke wildlife photographer Gary Schroyen using a remote camera. (Gary Schroyen/Contributed)
Premier wades into fishery closure debate

Premier wades into fishery closure debate

John Horgan questions the federal government’s approach

Premier wades into fishery closure debate
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CRD is asking you for answers to some big questions about regional parks

What you think are the spending priorities for regional parks, from land…

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Search-and-rescue aircraft search for a kayaker missing in Beecher Bay. The search was called off by police Thursday afternoon. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

Police call off search for missing kayaker in East Sooke

The investigation is now considered a missing person case

Search-and-rescue aircraft search for a kayaker missing in Beecher Bay. The search was called off by police Thursday afternoon. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)
Pacheedaht First Nation drummer Jimmy Chester leads a dance during National Aboriginal Day celebrations at Jordan River Thursday. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

Pacheedaht First Nation celebrates return of Jordan River lands

Twenty-eight hectares of land bought from B.C. Hydro

Pacheedaht First Nation drummer Jimmy Chester leads a dance during National Aboriginal Day celebrations at Jordan River Thursday. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)
UPDATE: Search continuing for missing kayaker in East Sooke

UPDATE: Search continuing for missing kayaker in East Sooke

A witness saw the man paddling out from the marina in a kayak

UPDATE: Search continuing for missing kayaker in East Sooke