Tim Collins

Unionized RCMP spells increased costs for municipalities

Communities ponder the possibility of higher policing costs as a result

Award-winning Vancouver Island author comes home

Darrel McLeod will give a reading and host a workshop in Sooke

COLUMN: We shouldn’t need a program to speak to our elders

Society has forgotten the value of speaking to those who have lived through adversity

Sooke’s Shawn Driver likes going fast, really fast

Driver putting pedal to the metal for his third trip to Bonneville Salt Flats raceway

COLUMN: Language police are annoying but necessary

The English language is suffering a decline

‘Stubborn residents’ put firefighters at risk in Sooke house fire

Refusing to evacuate both foolish and dangerous, says fire chief

CRD holding off repairing Sooke Potholes viewing area after winter landslide

Area likely to experience continued failure of slope, officials say

Numerous cougar sightings confirmed in Sooke, but no need to panic: official

Conservation officers say behaviour is normal

Passion for the harbour fuels Victoria waterfront entrepreneur

Purchase of Esquimalt Drydock is the latest example of what drives Ian Maxwell

Dog recovering after being drenched in hot coffee, B.C. man charged

Man was taken into custody, charged, and released pending a court date

Fire destroys Sooke mobile home

Two left homeless after Canada Day fire

Japanese knotweed is here, and that’s a problem

Invasive plant is a serious threat to waterways and infrastructure

Island Health sounds the alarm over teenage vaping

“You hook ‘em young and you hook ‘em forever.”

Jordan River is his home and he’s working to save it

Wayne Jackaman’s own mining background put to use to help save Jordan River

Firefighters bring Sooke wildfire under control

South Island firefighters busy with minor incidents caused by careless smokers

Juan de Fuca Marine Trail re-opens after lengthy repairs

The trail has been closed since February

Fish closure in Port Renfrew has endangered more than 40 per cent of businesses

YouTube video challenges residents to remember when election comes around

Sooke claims win on building permit backlog

Developers are still only cautiously optimistic in the changes