Sooke News Mirror

Fast-spreading disease baffles wildlife experts

'Hundreds' of deer dropping dead on Vancouver Island


LETTER: Celebrate Sooke! was an enjoyable event

In her Sept. 23 letter to the editor, Nina Leshinskaya writes in part: "those were two days of noise and air pollution." She was referring to the Sept. 18 Celebrate Sooke! event held at John Phillips Memorial Park.

  • Sep 27, 2021


LETTER: Does the Sooke roundabout need traffic cameras?

Do the citizens of Sooke think that we need cameras at the roundabout?

  • Sep 27, 2021


Sooke Celtic extend unbeaten streak against Saanich Fusion

Sooke squad atop VISL Division 3 standings

FITNESS: How to win the battle of the bulge

Eating healthy meals and snacks are first steps in losing weight

  • Sep 24, 2021

LETTER: Who’s under the climate change umbrella?

To the writer of Forestry protests, arrests at Fairy Creek' not working' (News, Sept. 23), I suggest not lumping all old-growth cutting opponents under the climate change umbrella.

  • Sep 24, 2021

Sooke Airbnb host top in B.C.

Sooke Cedar House received the most positive reviews of any Airbnb in Canada

LETTER: Sooke needs private health clinic

Sooke needs a private health-care clinic. It already has a private clinic that is private to those who are registered with a family doctor. It needs another private clinic where the rest of us can get health care by paying a little extra out of pocket.

  • Sep 23, 2021

LETTER: Thanks for nothing, Mr. Prime Minister

Mr. Prime Minister, thanks for nothing.

  • Sep 23, 2021

Sooke lobbying for ban on non-essential pesticides

Earlier this year, council joined call for a provincewide ban on rat poison

Sooke will seek public input on John Phillips Memorial Park

Sooke Lions Club proposes building community centre in park

B.C. Culture Days find creative resilience in Sooke community

Virtual and in-person events being offered as part of annual celebration of the arts

EDITORIAL: The decision has been made and the election is over

Our federal government exists to serve all Canadians, no matter how they voted or if they voted

  • Sep 22, 2021

LETTER: Charter of Rights a flawed document at its core

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a flawed document at its core. Nobody can have rights without responsibility; it is only that which will ensure that rights can be enshrined. Every society must govern for the common good, must have order and standard obeyance to the rule of law. In the Charter, there is no mention of any such responsibilities required.

  • Sep 20, 2021

LETTER: Sooke voter approval ‘baloney’

The two-year-long pandemic and climate crisis show clearly the roots of the problems we face - intense human activity, dense population, and brutal treatment of nature.

  • Sep 20, 2021

Sooke Celtic tops in VISL

Division 3 men's team hasn't lost yet in young season

Sooke: Local reaction to federal election

'I don't see any change whatsoever'

Celebrate Sooke brings the community together to enjoy food, activities, and local music

Art, farm-fresh food, music, magicians – all in one place this Sept. 18

  • Sep 18, 2021

Sooke chamber gets mixed opinions in survey on vaccine passports

Online poll finds businesses, consumers see issue of implementation slightly differently

  • Sep 17, 2021

Sooke Lions Club project clears alternative approval process

Less than 10 per cent of voters said 'no' to park lease proposal