Sooke News Staff

Nearly 1,200 residents between Sooke and Port Renfrew lost power on Tuesday, Jan. 26. (BC Hydro)

UPDATE: Power restored for nearly 1,200 residents in Sooke, Port Renfrew

Outage in Port Renfrew due to fallen tree on power lines

Nearly 1,200 residents between Sooke and Port Renfrew lost power on Tuesday, Jan. 26. (BC Hydro)
Nearly 2000 BC Hydro customers in East Sooke lost power around 1 p.m. on Jan. 20. (BC Hydro)

UPDATE: Power restored to nearly 2000 East Sooke residents after blasting

Blasting caused power pole to move and faulted the circuit Wednesday

Nearly 2000 BC Hydro customers in East Sooke lost power around 1 p.m. on Jan. 20. (BC Hydro)
Rocks and debris litter the Whiffin Spit parking lot. Work crews will bring equipment on Tuesday to clean it up. Contributed - District of Sooke)

Major clean up planned for Whiffin Spit on Tuesday

A massive clean up of Whiffin Spit is planned for Tuesday (Jan.…

Rocks and debris litter the Whiffin Spit parking lot. Work crews will bring equipment on Tuesday to clean it up. Contributed - District of Sooke)
Sooke council will reconsider its virtual meetings in February, after provincial orders are expected to ease up. (YouTube - District of Sooke)

Sooke council to reconsider virtual meetings in February

Extended provincial orders in place until Feb. 5

Sooke council will reconsider its virtual meetings in February, after provincial orders are expected to ease up. (YouTube - District of Sooke)
The Sooke Potholes are closed until further notice. (Aaron Guillen - Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke Potholes closed again due to weather

Downed powerlines, fallen trees prevent access

The Sooke Potholes are closed until further notice. (Aaron Guillen - Sooke News Mirror)
The Sooke Potholes will be closed from 4:30 p.m. Jan. 2 until further notice. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke Potholes temporarily closing due to weather

Potholes will be closed at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 2 until further notice

The Sooke Potholes will be closed from 4:30 p.m. Jan. 2 until further notice. (Black Press Media file photo)
A car crash along Highway 14 has knocked out power to nearly 200 BC Hydro customers on the West Shore Wednesday afternoon. (BC Hydro)
A car crash along Highway 14 has knocked out power to nearly 200 BC Hydro customers on the West Shore Wednesday afternoon. (BC Hydro)
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce hosts it AGM on Jan. 19. (Pixabay photo_
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce hosts it AGM on Jan. 19. (Pixabay photo_
An incident on Sooke Road is slowing traffic Tuesday morning. (Drive BC)

Sooke Road incident cleared

Drive BC warns of slippery sections on Highway 14

An incident on Sooke Road is slowing traffic Tuesday morning. (Drive BC)
A map displays the location of the multi-use sports box facility pn Phillips Road in Sooke. (District of Sooke graphic)

Site work set to begin on multi-use sports box in Sooke

$1.3-million facility to be built near SEAPARC

A map displays the location of the multi-use sports box facility pn Phillips Road in Sooke. (District of Sooke graphic)
On Dec. 16, Sooke council is set to discuss whether they can support the Sooke Food Bank with a one-time ‘COVID donation’, made available from the district’s contingency fund. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke to discuss whether to give Sooke Food Bank one-time ‘COVID donation’

Council to decide at special meeting at 7 p.m. on Dec. 16

On Dec. 16, Sooke council is set to discuss whether they can support the Sooke Food Bank with a one-time ‘COVID donation’, made available from the district’s contingency fund. (Black Press Media file photo)
A new 275-metre trail connector has been added to the Sunriver Nature Trail, which is the next step to improve walkability across the District of Sooke. (District of Sooke)

Sooke takes next step to expand trail across district

New 275-metre trail connection added to Sunriver Nature Trail

A new 275-metre trail connector has been added to the Sunriver Nature Trail, which is the next step to improve walkability across the District of Sooke. (District of Sooke)
A vehicle was driven into a T’Souke businesses early Wednesday morning. (Sooke News Mirror photo)

UPDATED: Police believe men attempted to steal ATM, looking for one suspect

Crash into gas station appears to have been intentional, says RCMP

A vehicle was driven into a T’Souke businesses early Wednesday morning. (Sooke News Mirror photo)
The Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra presents its second online streaming concert on Nov. 1. (Niek Verlaan - Pixabay)
The Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra presents its second online streaming concert on Nov. 1. (Niek Verlaan - Pixabay)
Members of the Sooke Christmas Bureau and Sooke firefighters, along with Western Foods manager Jeff Stewart, second from right, thank sponsors and residents for their support of the Sooke Christmas Bureau. (Kevin Laird-Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke Christmas Bureau extends deadline for hampers

Non-profit group says monetary donations goes further than non-perishables

Members of the Sooke Christmas Bureau and Sooke firefighters, along with Western Foods manager Jeff Stewart, second from right, thank sponsors and residents for their support of the Sooke Christmas Bureau. (Kevin Laird-Sooke News Mirror)
BC Hydro is reporting several outages in Sooke Monday morning. (BC Hydro/Facebook)

More than 3,000 Sooke properties without power Monday morning

Outages under investigation by BC Hydro

BC Hydro is reporting several outages in Sooke Monday morning. (BC Hydro/Facebook)
Police will be out in force to target drunk drivers this weekend as part of ICBC’s annual CounterAttack campaign. (Contributed - ICBC)

Police launch Christmas CounterAttack this weekend

On average, 11 people are killed in crashes involving impaired driving on the Island every year

Police will be out in force to target drunk drivers this weekend as part of ICBC’s annual CounterAttack campaign. (Contributed - ICBC)
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Traffic delays expected on Monday from highway construction in Sooke

Single-lane alternating traffic between Otter Road and Caldwell Road

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The realignment of Highway 14 between Connie and Glinz Lake roads in Sooke will take more than a year to complete. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
The realignment of Highway 14 between Connie and Glinz Lake roads in Sooke will take more than a year to complete. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)

Patience requested from drivers as work begins on realignment of Highway 14 in Sooke

Construction between Connie and Glinz Lake roads expected to take 1½ years

The realignment of Highway 14 between Connie and Glinz Lake roads in Sooke will take more than a year to complete. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
The realignment of Highway 14 between Connie and Glinz Lake roads in Sooke will take more than a year to complete. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)
Sooke parks staff are all smiles as they welcome the opportunity to bring the holiday spirit to the community with the hanging of festive décor on light standards. (Contributed - District of Sooke)

Sooke lighting up holiday spirit

Sooke Road roundabout lights up Dec. 1

Sooke parks staff are all smiles as they welcome the opportunity to bring the holiday spirit to the community with the hanging of festive décor on light standards. (Contributed - District of Sooke)