Kevin Laird

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)
Grade 12 student Braden Gilson welds a spot on a jt boat at Edward Milne Community School in Sooke. Gilson is one of 17 students on Meatl TASK program at the school. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)

EMCS program forges new path for trades

Unique program allows senior students to immerse themselves in metal fabrication trade

Grade 12 student Braden Gilson welds a spot on a jt boat at Edward Milne Community School in Sooke. Gilson is one of 17 students on Meatl TASK program at the school. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)
The new $7.5-million Sooke library is expected to open in 2022. (Vancouver Island Regional Library)

Construction set to begin on new Sooke library

The new facility is expected to open in spring 2022

The new $7.5-million Sooke library is expected to open in 2022. (Vancouver Island Regional Library)

Chainsaw carver turns dead tree into stunning work of art

Historic tree at Malahat Farm sprouts new life

Federal NDP looks to criminalize domestic emotional abuse with new law

MP Randall Garrison introduces private member’s bill

Sooke’s DeMamiel Creek project cost reduced by $200,000

Municipal staff lauded for coming up with savings, without compromising project

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

Contract for Otter Road facility now month to month

Sooke councillor pitches another way to improve transit

Coun. Jeff Bateman wants free passes for youth on local routes

UPDATE: Woman found as second person remains missing in Sooke

Beau Richard Santuccione, 32, last seen on Otter Point Road

Sooke council urged to address OCP through climate emergency lens

Review of official community plan underway

Sooke seniors’ project approved by council

Project includes 76 affordable housing units and recreation centre

Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector

The fish lived about 25 million years ago, scientists say

Charity delivers garden kits to foster food security

Group distributes 222 planters to 40 homes in Sooke

Complaints of ‘nuisance bears’ down so far this year in Sooke

Experts urge residents to be bear aware

Rare green sturgeon sighted near Port Renfrew

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

Sooke launches online budget survey

Citizen Budget is an interactive tool

Sooke museum documenting COVID-19 pandemic

Museum wants to hear your COVID-19 stories

Sooke housing development sees fast sales during pandemic

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

So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm

District has not dipped into reserve funds