Kevin Laird

Sooke construction continues to boom

Sooke has seen a 37 percent increase of building permits issued so far this year

Two roosters create havoc in Sooke

‘[It’s] not the first time we’ve ended up caring for abandoned roosters’

Province eyes more health-care services for Sooke

Premier says NDP government ‘absolutely committed’ to health plan

Stuck with a pail on its head for a week, deer tranquilized by conservation officers

Deer muzzled by pink trick-or-treat bucket in Sooke

Life on the wild side

Metchosin resident uses special cameras to get wildlife in their natural environment

Sooke resident lives in fear of fires

Several fires reported metres from property on Townsend Road in the last year

Extreme fire danger puts Sooke firefighters on heighten alert

Human-caused fires could be a risk; officials ask people to take extra precautions

Construction blasting, dust upsets residents

‘The dust is terrible,’ says one neighbour

Fire danger in Sooke hits ‘extreme’

‘The fire risk is very serious.’ says Sooke Fire Rescue

Sooke to hold community forum on overdose prevention

AIDS Vancouver Island will host a a free community overdose prevention and…

CRD director fishes for answers in meeting with MP

Mike Hicks says more needs to done to ease the fisheries regulation burden on the area.

Feds urged to streamline abandoned boat regulations

A “convoluted process of red tape,” says Sooke Coun. Rick Kasper

Sooke man charged with animal cruelty

Dog died after ruptured uterus not treated, says SPCA

Sooke rejects plan for cell tower

Freedom Mobile wants to build 50-metre tower

UPDATE: Six rescued after abandoning boat near Billings Spit

The small boat ran aground on a sandbank, near Sooke

Six rescued after abandoning ship in Sooke Basin

The boat began taking on water at about 2 p.m

No fentanyl found at Tall Tree Music festival

Organizers made a decision to increase harm reduction and medical services this year

‘Human activity’ likely cause of fire on Mount Manuel Quimper

Sooke Fire Rescue, Wildfire B.C. partially contained blaze last night

New Island connection opens up the Great Trail

Trail connection provides new opportunities on South Island

Thousands expected at Port Renfrew’s Tall Tree festival this weekend

Tall Tree Music Festival runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday on Browns Mountain