To add an article to SPN, complete the form below. Your first article will need to be manually approved; subsequent articles will be instantly published and reviewed daily. In submitting your photo (click the Add Media button), you are giving SPN permission to display it. All emails will be verified. We welcome articles that would be of interest to the Sooke PocketNews readership.
The Fine Print
Please note that we reserve the right to remove a post. If your post is defamatory or otherwise contrary to our policies, you may be permanently blocked. We insist that content is useful to our readership. Anything that is too salesy (and, yes, it’s arbitrary but, we think, practical) will be unpublished.
The Super-Fine Print (important for getting articles accepted)
Acceptable articles (which are seen by the hundreds) must inform, and content must be relevant to or about Sooke. Articles on current road incidents, fires, hydro outages, upcoming events, wildlife sightings, etc are always welcome. If a video source provides an embed code, you add that code by clicking the text tab (upper right) and pasting in the code.
Articles are refused if we can’t verify the validity of the article, or if it’s defamatory (attacks another person or business by name). To sell, please contact us and inquire about our advertising options. Ads on SPN are displayed 100,000 of times per month to an authentic Sooke-and-visitor readership. SPN reserves the right to edit, accept, or refuse any submission.
Your email address will not be published.
One image (max 2,000 pixels wide/tall) can be included.
For detailed instructions, view the three-page manual (mostly photos, which walk you through the process).
Thank you for contributing to the SPN mandate of keeping the community of Sooke informed of current events, as soon as humanly possible!