Kevin Laird

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

CRD directors cash in on pay raise

Juan de Fuca director Mike Hicks among top paid politicians

Old church bell rings anew in Sooke

Holy Trinity Anglican Church bell rededicated and put into service after 12 years in storage

Runner earns stripes in military trenches

CFB Esquimalt Navy Run hits start line on June 18

Tall Tree offers hope to Pemberton ticket holders

Tall Tree Festival offers exchange ticket for fans with cancelled Pemberton tickets.

‘Stunning grove’ of unprotected old-growth trees located near Port Renfrew

Ancient Forest Alliance dubs unprotected forest area Jurassic Grove

Cheering students welcome announcement of Tour de Rock team in Sooke

The 24-member team will cycle the length of the Island , raising money for pediatric cancer research

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Greater Victoria

Storm expected to hit by late afternoon.