East Sooke

A new spill response base will begin construction on Beecher Bay in East Sooke in late October. The project will hire 20 full-time staff by the time it’s operational in fall 2022. (Western Canada Marine Response Corporation)

Work to start on new spill response base at Beecher Bay

Docks set to complete by summer 2021, fully operational by fall 2022


Raymond (Rick) Peter’s daughter Raymona has been missing since Sept. 30. The 45-year-old woman was last seen leaving Scia’new First Nation wearing a blue and white checkered shirt with a black tank top. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

UPDATE: search for missing Beecher Bay woman ends in tragedy

Raymona Peter, 45, went missing from Scia’new First Nation since Sept. 30


Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue services used a rope rescue team to bring a seven-year-old to safety after she fell off a cliff in East Sooke Regional Park on Friday, May 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Seven-year-old girl falls off cliff at East Sooke Regional Park

Search and rescue say she has minor head injury following 15-foot drop