Sooke PocketNews has been under DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack for the past 24 hours, and the attacks are increasing. From Wikipedia: “In computing, a denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) is a cyber-attack in which the perpetrator seeks to make a machine or network … Continue reading →
Sooke Arts Council Meeting change of meeting location. The Tuesday March 5 meeting will take place at 7 pm at Jenny’s Tea Shoppe on the corner of Church and Sooke Road. All welcome!
Chimney fire at the 17 Mile pub. Road is open, but please be careful driving past the scene. … Continue reading →
Sooke RCMP had a gold men’s ring turned in. NOTE: Not as pictured! … Continue reading →
Sheringham Distillery received top recognition for the World’s Best Contemporary Gin category at the 2019 World Gin Awards. … Continue reading →
–Jen Wilde, Regional Coordinator, Greater Victoria Extreme Weather Response Program We have activated the Extreme Weather Response Plan for Greater Victoria. Transportation from the Salvation Army ARC, The Arbutus Shelter, Rock Bay Landing and Our Place will be available starting at 9pm and running … Continue reading →
On Sunday afternoon, there was a fire in a commercial building near Sooke’s high school, Edward Milne Community School (EMCS). The Sooke fire department was assisted by Metchosin and Otter Point. EMCS is undamaged, and school will resume on Tuesday … Continue reading →
Schools are open today, so hunker down students for a grueling one-day school week. It’s a Professional Development day on Friday, and Monday is Family Day. It is icy out! Please be careful walking and wear appropriate footwear. Crews have … Continue reading →