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  1. Hot weather puts Sooke fire crew on high alertRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sooke News MIrror

    Sooke firefighters Ben Temple, left, and Nick Robinson check for structure damage at the Little Vienna Bakery after a fire in a nearby hedge spread to the building Thursday night. Sooke and Otter Point fire departments responded to the blaze.

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  2. A proud CanadianRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sooke News MIrror

    ... you have to be careful about displaying it," Danyleyko says. Danyleyko will be at today's Canada Day celebrations at Sooke River Flats. He'll be the one wearing a red and white Hawaiian shirt and a red Canadian Airborne Regiment ball cap. Canada Day ...

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  3. Young female 'problem' bear shot in SookeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sooke News MIrror

    The three-year-old female bear was caught and then killed because it was classified as "habituated" by conservation officials. The young bear was systematically going through garbage put out on garbage day, and it was likely the same bear that showed interest in entering a chicken coop in the same area, said Debbie Read, community coordinator for Wild Wise Sooke.

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  4. Curator's Corner: Sooke fashion dressed up in Sooke Region Museum exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and archival material from our own collection and items loaned to us from the public. The content will look at what Sooke residents have donated to the museum and how these items were important to them and the community. There is a variety of ...

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  5. Land donation boosts size of East Sooke parkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sooke News MIrror

    The Sisters of Saint Ann have donated a 23-hectare parcel of land adjacent to East Sooke Regional Park to the Capital Regional District. The land is located in the Juan de Fuca Area, adjacent to East Park Regional Park, near Anderson Cove on the Sooke Basin.

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  6. Mayor of Langford blasts Saanich over potential sewage site rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... Coun. Colin Plant noted at the council meeting that sewage treatment sites have already been built on ALR land in both Sooke and on the Saanich Peninsula, and said council should keep an open mind until it has more information. The CRD voted in 2006 ...

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  7. Still no campfire bans for most of B.C despite recording-breaking dry weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | CBC News

    ... campfire, despite the dry conditions across the province. But some municipalities are putting their own bans in place. Sooke has issued a campfire ban starting Friday at noon. West Vancouver already has a ban on charcoal barbecues in all parks. In ...

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  8. Sooke beach fire spreads to surrounding areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | CBC News

    The fire was spotted and called in by a cyclist on the nearby trail, said Sooke Fire Chief Steven Sorenson. Firefighters in Sooke, B.C., were called to the 1400 block of Gillespie road this morning, after a beach fire spread to the surrounding area.

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  9. Sooke officer joins Alexa' teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Sooke News MIrror

    ... Services - at the Alexa's Team Awards earlier in June. "I am extremely proud to announce that Cst. Christina Klein of Sooke Detachment, has been awarded the 2014 Alexa's Team award," said S/Sgt. Jeff McArthur. "Cst. Klein works diligently each and ...

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  10. Council Briefs, June 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Sooke News MIrror

    Council voted in favour to accept an application from the Passenger Transportation Board to expand taxi service in and around Sooke. The company in question, Uptown Taxi Ltd., said it will focus on handling trips from groups ranging from five to seven passengers.

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  11. This and That, June 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Sooke News MIrror

    At the June 8, Special Council Meeting, the District of Sooke presented their annual Statement of Financial Information prepared under the Financial Information Act for the year needed December 31, 2014. Of interest to Sooke taxpayers are the remunerations, wages and expenses for 2014.

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  12. Saanich council rejects Watkiss Way sewage site in tight voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Saanich News

    ... without more information. Coun. Colin Plant noted sewage treatment sites have already been built on ALR land in both Sooke and on the Saanich Peninsula, and said council should keep an open mind until it has more information. "We aren't experts. I ...

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  13. Foreclosure not in the plans for Sooke Harbour HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Sooke News MIrror

    Reports of the demise of the Sooke Harbour House through foreclosure are unwarranted and inaccurate said co-owner Frederique Philip. "We are absolutely not in foreclosure," said Philip.

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  14. Head-on collision shuts down Sooke RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Sooke News MIrror

    Sooke Road was shut down for nearly two hours on Thursday afternoon, June 18, at the Woodlands Rd intersection following a head-on collision involving two SUVs. According to RCMP and several witnesses, a ruby-red GMC Terrain was pulling out of Woodlands Rd heading eastbound on Sooke Rd when it crossed the double yellow line and collided with a teal-green Toyota 4Runner SUV heading northbound.

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  15. Teachers union, SD62 at odds over pay issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Goldstream Gazette

    This school year is ending on a more positive note than the last one, when teachers were on picket lines, graduating students worried about finals and grades and some parents scrambled to arrange child care. The Sooke Teachers' Association has added its voice to a provincial grievance filed by B.C. Teachers' Federation locals with the B.C. Public School Employers' Association, disputing pay received for September, when teachers returned to work mid-month.

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  16. Saanich one step closer to joining amalgamation studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Saanich News

    ... study. Langford and Oak Bay plan to table similar motions soon, Vickers said. "Hopefully Oak Bay, View Royal, Sooke and the Highlands will also join in the conversation so that a thorough and comprehensive governance and amalgamation study can be ...

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  17. West Shore News Through the Decades: Week of June 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... kicked by the man serving an intermittent sentence for a past assault on her. As well, Internet access is worrying the Sooke School District. Some teachers and parents are concerned that students can access virtually unlimited unregulated materials ...

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  18. It'll be 'fish on!' around the Juan de Fuca straitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... about 40 guys," Bos says. "It's fun when you run the scale and you see all this." The number of tickets sold for this Sooke River Chinook Revitalization Initiative fundraiser is capped at 500, and it's expected to sell out. At $200 per rod, the ...

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  19. Event celebrates history of Greater Victoria's 'liquid gold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... the Goldstream Park campground. The free, all-ages, family-friendly event marks the completion of construction on the Sooke flowline and Sooke Lake Reservoir, which still serves as the source of the region's water supply. "The development of the ...

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  20. Cultures can't live without languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Prince George Citizen

    ... fully comfortable in the five related dialects -- Sencoten, Malchosen, Lekwungen, Semiahmoo and T'Sou-ke -- found from Sooke to the tip of the Saanich Peninsula. These declines mask another truth, though. While fluent speakers are fading away, the ...

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