Sooke News Staff

Members of Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society collect fish at Sooke River’s Pemberton Pool.

Sooke group gearing up for another season of salmon enhancement

Broodstock collection set for Sooke River and DeMamiel Creek

Members of Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society collect fish at Sooke River’s Pemberton Pool.
A seven-year-old child died and four other people were hospitalized with serious injuries after an early morning Sooke Road crash on Sept. 7. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: 7-year-old killed in Sept. 7 Sooke crash that hospitalized 4 others

Car collided with a tree near intersection of Sooke and Woodlands roads early Tuesday morning

A seven-year-old child died and four other people were hospitalized with serious injuries after an early morning Sooke Road crash on Sept. 7. (Black Press Media file photo)
A serious car crash closed a section of Sooke Road at Woodlands Road early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Five people seriously injured in Sooke single-vehicle car crash

Car collided with a tree near intersection of Sooke and Woodlands roads

A serious car crash closed a section of Sooke Road at Woodlands Road early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Memorial Fund launched for Shirley woman who worked in mental health and disability support

The Mary Brown Memorial Fund is run by the Sooke and Juan de Fuca Health Foundation

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Online candidate meeting set for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding

Event to be broadcast on social meeting beginning Sept. 8

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Sooke is getting some assistance from senior government to help local service organizations better support vulnerable people. (Pixabay.com)

Sooke receives new funding to support vulnerable people

Local groups receive $413,412 in joint provincial and federal funding

Sooke is getting some assistance from senior government to help local service organizations better support vulnerable people. (Pixabay.com)
The annual Philharmonic Fling! at Ed Macgregor Park in Sooke. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke Philharmonic Fling! will fill the air Aug. 29

Free outdoor classical concert in Ed Macgregor Park

The annual Philharmonic Fling! at Ed Macgregor Park in Sooke. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
The District of Sooke has secured $1.8-million in grant funding to add bike lanes, sidewalks and crosswalks to Otter Point Road between Wadams Way and Highway 14. (Zoe Ducklow/Sooke News Mirror)

$1.8-million worth of bike lanes, crosswalks and sidewalks coming to Sooke

Grant to implement Active Transportation Plan on Otter Point Road

The District of Sooke has secured $1.8-million in grant funding to add bike lanes, sidewalks and crosswalks to Otter Point Road between Wadams Way and Highway 14. (Zoe Ducklow/Sooke News Mirror)
Next year’s Sooke Fine Arts Show is set for July 21 to Aug. 1. (File: Black Press Media)
Next year’s Sooke Fine Arts Show is set for July 21 to Aug. 1. (File: Black Press Media)
Winners of the Sooke Fine Arts Show awards were announced at a live online award winners show on July 24. (File- Sooke News Mirror)

Award winners revealed for Sooke Fine Arts Show

$12,000 awarded in prizes

Winners of the Sooke Fine Arts Show awards were announced at a live online award winners show on July 24. (File- Sooke News Mirror)
Sooke ATV Club members collected a dumpster load of garabhe, including an abandoned boat, while doing a cleanup along Anderson Road near Muir Creek on July 17. (Contributed - Sooke ATV Club)

Sooke ATV Club gives back by cleaning up

Derelict boat, household and construction waste part of cleanup effort

Sooke ATV Club members collected a dumpster load of garabhe, including an abandoned boat, while doing a cleanup along Anderson Road near Muir Creek on July 17. (Contributed - Sooke ATV Club)
A five-vehicle crash is delaying traffic on Sooke Road this afternoon. (Sooke News Mirror)

Five-vehicle crash delaying traffic near Sooke

Police, fire crews on scene

A five-vehicle crash is delaying traffic on Sooke Road this afternoon. (Sooke News Mirror)
Premier John Horgan and Agriculture Minister Lana Popham unveil the Century Farm and Ranch Award at Woodside Farm in Sooke on Monday. (Contributed - Sooke Region Museum)

Sooke’s Woodside Farm honoured for 100 years of agriculture in B.C.

Farm established in 1851 by Scottish pioneer John Muir

Premier John Horgan and Agriculture Minister Lana Popham unveil the Century Farm and Ranch Award at Woodside Farm in Sooke on Monday. (Contributed - Sooke Region Museum)
The Victoria Foundation is helping local charities through its community recovery program. (Pixabay.com)

Sooke charities receive $100,000 in funding

Funds used to help weather COVID-pandemic

The Victoria Foundation is helping local charities through its community recovery program. (Pixabay.com)
A two-hour kayaking trip is one of three prizes awarded in the Sooke Transition Society Staycation in Victoria raffle. (Pixabay.com)
A two-hour kayaking trip is one of three prizes awarded in the Sooke Transition Society Staycation in Victoria raffle. (Pixabay.com)
A B.C. Supreme Court justice has awarded a Sooke couple special legal costs over a protracted disputed share-purchase agreement over the Sooke Harbour House. (Black Press Media file photo)

Special costs awarded in Sooke Harbour House dispute

B.C. Supreme Court again rules in favour of Frederique and Sinclair Philip

A B.C. Supreme Court justice has awarded a Sooke couple special legal costs over a protracted disputed share-purchase agreement over the Sooke Harbour House. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sooke RCMP seized cocaine, ketamine, MDMA, prescription pills, $6,000 cash, a machete and pepper spray during a bust June 15. (Courtesy of Sooke RCMP)

Sooke RCMP seize drugs, machete, pepper spray

Man arrested near Evergreen Centre following drug deal

Sooke RCMP seized cocaine, ketamine, MDMA, prescription pills, $6,000 cash, a machete and pepper spray during a bust June 15. (Courtesy of Sooke RCMP)
The Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra launches its 21st annual Sooke Secret Garden Tour this weekend. (Pixabay.com)

Sooke Secret Garden Tour goes online

21st annual event features gardens from Otter Point, Sooke and East Sooke

The Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra launches its 21st annual Sooke Secret Garden Tour this weekend. (Pixabay.com)
A former editor of the Sooke News Mirror is winning accolades for her poetry and fiction writing. (Pixabay.com)

Emerging Sooke author wins several awards

Doni Eve wins honours in poetry, short fiction contests

A former editor of the Sooke News Mirror is winning accolades for her poetry and fiction writing. (Pixabay.com)
Over 1,500 customers in this area east of Sooke are without power as of 2:45 p.m. on June 5. (Photo courtesy of BC Hydro)

Over 1,500 customers east of Sooke without power

Power was lost in the area west of La Bonne Road and east of West Coast Road just after 2:45 p.m.

Over 1,500 customers in this area east of Sooke are without power as of 2:45 p.m. on June 5. (Photo courtesy of BC Hydro)