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Three Sooke students awarded scholarships

Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship program awarded annually to undergraduate students

  • Nov 18th, 2017

Sooke talk focuses on risk of nuclear war

Discussion and talk held on Nov. 30

  • Nov 18th, 2017

Dance Victoria Nutcracker contest returns to Oak Bay village

Find Mr. Nutcracker and Tommy Tempo now through Nov. 26 for chacne to win ballet tickets

UVic draws $2.4M towards harvesting clean energy from the ocean

Research hopes to get remote coastal communities off diesel-based power

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Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates 20th anniversary
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Sooke gets ready for the holiday season
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      Sooke Home Hardware plants 11 chestnut trees in Sooke

        Interpretive sign captures history of Gorge Bridge

        Seven bridges have crossed the Gorge at the site, with the first constructed in 1848

        Sailors set to deck the hulls for annual Sea of Lights

        Lighted sail past set for Dec. 1 with community events at vantage points Willows Beach and Gyro Park

        Oak Bay light up steeped in tradition

        Nov. 26 event kicks off Christmas in Oak Bay

        Saanich business plays Secret Santa to local seniors

        Be a Santa to Senior program now underway in six locations across the Greater Victoria area.

        VIDEO: Sooke gets dressed for the holidays

        Workers put up Christmas decorations at the round-a-bout this morning

        Victoria’s booming shoebox campaign part of ‘reconciliaction’

        Family challenges Victoria to fill their garage with 1,000 shoeboxes for indigenous youth

        Annual Sooke Santa Parade set for Nov. 26

        EMCS students to host after-parade festivities, featuring live music, hot chocolate and activities

        Oak Bay author and retired pilot talks aviation

        Retired Wardair 747 captain gives a talk on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at BC Aviation Museum

        • Oct 22nd, 2017

        Oak Bay baker kneaded a win to make dessert tonight on CBC

        Teaser shows local baker admitting she has to just ‘accept the soggy bottom’

        • Nov 14th, 2017

        Stinking Fish Fall Show just in time for holiday shopping

        16 artists to be featured at Metchosin Hall during Nov. 25 and 26th event

        Vancouver Island woman draws portrait of B.C. fire chief who was swept away by floods

        ‘I felt their loss, and wanted to reach out to them’ says Harpaul Nandhra.

        Reader photo: Owl on watch in Oak Bay

        Send your reader photos to editor@oakbaynews.com

        • Nov 16th, 2017

        VIDEO: UVic staffers dressed and ready for PlasmaCar Races

        Nothing beats adults racing toddler-sized PlasmaCars, all for a good cause