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  • C O M M U N I T Y N E W S M E D I A

    Black PressWednesday, March 4, 2015Agreement#40110541

    Editorial Page 8

    Arts & Entertainment Page 21

    Sports/stats Page 29

    32 pages in one section

    SPRING AHEADIts Spring! Turn

    your clocks forward by one hour on Saturday night.

    7x2.5Davis

    3.125x1.2Dimock

    School trustees get hefty pay raise50 per cent over four yearsPirjo RaitsSooke News Mirror

    While the premier of the province is sug-gesting school trust-ees make cuts on low-hanging fruit in administration, SD #62 school board trustees just voted to give them-selves a 45 per cent pay raise, rising to 50 per cent over the next two years.

    Sooke School District #62 has seven trust-ees and five of them voted for an increase in their stipend which will rise from $10,000 per year to $14,500 per year with an additional $500 in July 2016. That makes it a 50 per cent increase over the next two years. Trustee Neil Poirier voted against the increase while Ravi Parmar abstained from voting. The other trustee in the Milnes Landing SD area is Mar-got Swinburnson. The other four trustees are from the Belmont SD area.

    Board chair Bob Phil-lips defended the need for the increase.

    Phillips was re-elected to the school board last November

    and one of the state-ments he made dur-ing the election was that the board reduced funding for some pro-grams, cut staff and increased bus fees because of a shortfall of $3.5 million. The school district budget is $90 million. He advocated a 10 per cent funding lift for all providing the school district received an extra $750,000. He also said, Parents and staff (usually teachers) have spent generously from their own time and funds allowing parents and teachers to shoulder costs is not a sustainable model.

    The remuneration for all of the trustees will cost SD62 $428,500 over the next four years compared to $292,000 which would have been their previous stipend over four years. The board chair receives an extra $2,000/yr.

    In defending the raise Phillips said it was only one-tenth of one per cent of the entire SD62 budget. The last lift they had was in 1990 which was a 33 per cent increase. He said SD62 has an increas-ing student population with 9,180 students, more than many other districts which show a declining student popu-lation.

    This distinguishes

    us from everyone on the Island, said Phil-lips. Enrollment num-bers drive the operat-ing budget, it would be different if it was shrinking.

    In our group of 6,000 to 10,000 students we rank the highest in enrollment and lowest in stipends, we remain the 17th largest school district. He said SD62 was 45th on trustee remuneration.

    Phillips also said that if their figures were cor-rect then that figure should hold and he said it would be bet-ter to have a two per cent increase every two years rather than a siz-able increase every 10 years.

    The school board regularly meets twice a month with various other meetings sched-uled throughout the year. If trustees attend meetings in other cit-ies they receive a per diem to cover any costs associated with attend-ing, some costs are cov-ered by a government subsidy.

    Phillips said there was nothing histori-cally unusual about the board making the deci-sion to give themselves a raise.

    If people get upset, Im just doing my job, said Phillips.

    Octavian Lacatusu/Pirjo Raits photos

    A busy week in SookeTop, Canadian musician Fred Eaglesmith with accordian player Tiff Ginn entertained Sooke music lovers Feb. 26 while raising money for local charities. Middle, an anti-bullying crew spread the message and below, Seedy Saturday attracted a large crowd on Feb. 28.

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    This and ThaTSpring Break events

    Spring break takes place from March 9 to 23. There are a number of events parents can take advantage of to entertain their kids.

    FREE Spring break events for youth 13 to 18-years-of-age

    Skate & BMX Skate Jam Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    DJ, prizes, juice and snacks. Helmets and signed waiver forms are mandatory.

    Sooke Skate Park, 6522 Throup Road.

    Tuesday, March 10 Movie Night, Free

    pizza. 7 to 9 p.m. Chris-tian Life Assembly, 6851 West Coast Road.

    Coast Capital Free Skate, SEAPARC, 7 to 8:15 p.m.

    Wednesday, March 11, Magic: The Gather-ing 7 to 9 p.m. SEAPARC.

    Art tour to AGGV

    Art lovers are invited to join the Sooke Fine Arts Society Wednes-day March 11 for a guided tour of three of the Art Gallery of Greater Victorias cur-

    rent exhibits, exploring textiles, print-making and pottery.

    The art social will include lunch at the Fernwood Inn and a docent-led tour of the following exhibits:

    Merimekko With Love explores the his-tory of the iconic Finn-ish textile company and its effect on the designs and fashions of daily life.

    A Study in Contrast compares the work of two very different and influential print-makers, Sybil Andrews and Gwenda Morgan, both of whom got their start at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art in London.

    Conversations with Lucie Rie examines the influence of this prolific Austrian-British potter across seven decades.

    The tour is open to all participants, with a $9 admission fee, $7 travel costs ($5 for Sooke Fine Arts Society members) and lunch. Member-ship in the society is just $10, and members enjoy discounts on art socials, 10 per cent off at the Gallery Gift Shop during the Sooke Fine Arts Show, and voting privileges at our AGM.

    To take part in the AGGV tour, RSVP by March 6 to 250-642-7256 or sfas@sooke-

    finearts.com.

    Council briefs

    Industrial area to get re-zoned

    Council passed the motion to rezone 6509 Sooke Road, from Light Industrial to Service Commercial. The prop-erty consists of eight other properties, all created in 1900, which

    initially included a gas station, a welding shop, as well as an auto repair shop later on in the 1930s, called the Cains Brothers Garage. In its place will be a new auto repair shop, which will also encompass the currently-vacant part of the building, formerly home to the welding shop.

    Tsunami road signsAfter voting in

    favour, the council has decided that six new

    tsunami warning signs will be going into place: Whiffin Spit Park (1 at entrance) Ella Beach (1

    sign at trail entrance), old Butler log sorting area along West Coast Road at the western end of the District of Sooke (2 signs, one eastbound and one westbound sides of West Coast Rd.) and Billings Spit are (2 signs).

    Upcoming Hikes

    Saturday, March 7: Mt. Bluff Hike

    Meet at Camp Bar-nard at the end of Young Lake Rd. at 9 a.m. for a hike to say goodbye to the forest east of the Scout camp that is scheduled for logging after the Jam-boree.

    The start is a steep hike up the Bluff for wonderful views with a moderate hike back on forest trails.

    Bring a lunch, a cam-era, have good foot-wear and dress for the

    weather for a 10 kilome-tre hike.

    Saturday March 14: Roche Cove to Cougar Ridge

    This is a JdF Parks and Recreation Commission sponsored hike in East Sooke Park. The hike is an approximately 10 km hike, if the circuit around Matheson Lake is also taken. That depends on the weather and partici-pants.

    It is a difficulty level-3 hike and fea-tures stands of old growth forest, spectac-ular views of Matheson Lake and of Sooke (in the distance).

    Meet at William Sim-mons Memorial Park parking lot at 9 a.m. If more convenient at Roche Cove parking lot at about 9:30 a.m.

    Dress for the weather, wear good boots and bring a lunch.

    More information, call Sid at 250-642-2767 or email: JdF.CTS@gmail.com

    Octavian Lacatusu photo

    Young delegates speak to councila delegation of young people came before district of sooke council to encour-age council to approve a declaration of the Right to a healthy Environment. sookes Finn and Chloe also took part in adressing council on Febraury 23. This young lady had to stand on a chair to reach the microphone.

    2205 Otter Point Road, SookePhone: 250-642-1634

    Fax: 250-642-0541email: info@sooke.ca

    website: www.sooke.ca

    This schedule is subject to change. Please call 250-642-1634 to con rm meetings.

    Council meeting agendas maybe viewed at www.sooke.ca

    Upcoming Public MeetingsRegular Council Meeting

    Monday, March 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm

    PROPOSED 2015-2019FIVE YEAR FINANCIAL PLANDo you want more information on

    how your property taxes are spent?

    The District of Sooke will be holding a series of public meetings to develop the 2015 annual budget, the ve-year nancial plan and the 2015 property tax rate. The next scheduled meeting on the proposed 2015-2019 Five Year Financial Plan will be:

    Committee of the Whole MeetingTuesday, March 10th, 2015 and Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

    at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers

    Plan to attend the upcoming budget meetings so that your Council can hear from the electors rst hand.For the public meeting schedule on the Financial Plan or Council and Committee meetings, please visit the District of Sooke website at www.sooke.ca.

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    Pirjo RaitsSooke News Mirror

    The general munici-pal election has been over for four months and the chosen coun-cillors and mayor have taken their seats around the council table in Sooke.

    Elections BC has released Campaign Financing Disclosure Statements for each of the local candidates. Some spent no money whatsoever on their campaigns while oth-ers spent a lot.

    Running for mayor were Maja Tait, Herb Haldane and David She-bib.

    Maja Tait received $23,884.49 in cam-paign contributions; $11,235.49 from individ-uals, $5,526.00 from cor-porations and $6,559.00 from unincorporated business/commercial operations, $520 from others and $44 in an anonymous donation. Tait spent $12,879.41 on her election campaign. She had 2,527 votes.

    Herb Haldane

    received $11,943 in campaign contribu-tions; $7,946.00 from individuals, $3,297.00 from corporations and $700 from unincorpo-rated business/com-mercial organizations. Haldane spent $11,943 on his campaign for mayor. Haldane had 1,263 votes.

    David Shebib spent nothing on his cam-paign and gathered 26 votes.

    For council there were 10 candidates vying for a seat on Dis-trict of Sooke council.

    Brenda Parkinson received the most in campaign contribu-tions, $5,424.10. Indi-viduals gave $4,538.75, corporations $700 and unincorporated busi-ness/commercial orga-nizations contributed $185.35. Parkinson spent $5,238.75 on cam-paign expenditures. Parkinson received 2,034 votes and won her place on Sooke council.

    Rick Kasper received $2,582 in campaign contributions with

    $2,132.20 from indi-viduals and $450 from corporations. He spent $2,582.20 for elec-tion expenses. Kasper retained his seat on council and received 1,847 votes.

    Jeff Bateman, who was not elected for council, received $1,695 in campaign con-tributions all from indi-viduals with one anon-ymous contribution. His election expenses amounted to $2,088.34. Bateman received 1,783

    votes.Kerrie Reay funded

    her own election cam-paign at $1,270.94 and spend $1,266.54. She received 2,171 votes, thus retaining her coun-cil seat.

    Kel Phair received $1,700 in campaign contributions with $450 coming from individu-als, $1,250 from corpo-rations. His expenses amounted to $1,947.53. Phair received 1,430 votes but did not win a council seat.

    Ebony Logins received $1,900 in cam-paign contributions. She received $900 from individuals and $1,000 from non-profit orga-nizations. Her total expenditures were $1,900. She received 2,116 votes and a coun-cil seat.

    Bev Berger received $400 in campaign con-tributions from indi-viduals and she spent $461.25 for her re-elec-tion campaign. She retained her council

    seat with 1,807 votes.Kevin Pearson

    returned to the coun-cil table after receiving $300 in campaign con-tributions, $100 from individuals and $200 from corporations. He spent $700. Pearson received 1,870 votes.

    Candidates Mark Whiteson received and spent nothing and gath-ered 1,031 votes. Justin Hanson received 1,029 votes and spent noth-ing and received noth-ing for his campaign.

    GET YOUR KIT TOGETHER

    at least six local retailers have committed to participating in the home-based Disaster Preparedeness Kit, a three-month program offeringsome discount on recommended items.

    a cut-out couPon will be available in this newspaper which you, the local resident can present at the indicated retailers for their discount in purchasing items.

    You will neeD your coupon in hand and it will be signed by the vendor. not everything will be discounted, and not everything may be applicable to your needs but the idea is about doing it now rather than putting it off.

    COUnTRY nIGHT

    Dinner anD Dance at the sooke legion on March 14. western wear is encouraged.

    coMe on out and get your cowboy on! Dance to southbound.

    Dinner at 6:30 and dance at 7:45 p.m.

    UpSooke

    Thumbs Up

    Records reveal election spending and contributions

    Pirjo Raits photos

    Spring ahead

    Here are pictures to prove spring has arrived in Sooke.

    The annual Victoria Flower Count takes place from March 5 to 11 (flowercount.com)

    A contest in being sponsored by Black Press and UsedVictoria.com, find the flowers on their website and win a daily prize.

    Remember to put your clock forward by one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night.

    to the sooKe harbourside lions who raised $8,000 for charity at the taste of sooke event on February 7.

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    This and ThaTSpring Break events

    Spring break takes place from March 9 to 23. There are a number of events parents can take advantage of to entertain their kids.

    FREE Spring break events for youth 13 to 18-years-of-age

    Skate & BMX Skate Jam Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    DJ, prizes, juice and snacks. Helmets and signed waiver forms are mandatory.

    Sooke Skate Park, 6522 Throup Road.

    Tuesday, March 10 Movie Night, Free

    pizza. 7 to 9 p.m. Chris-tian Life Assembly, 6851 West Coast Road.

    Coast Capital Free Skate, SEAPARC, 7 to 8:15 p.m.

    Wednesday, March 11, Magic: The Gather-ing 7 to 9 p.m. SEAPARC.

    Art tour to AGGV

    Art lovers are invited to join the Sooke Fine Arts Society Wednes-day March 11 for a guided tour of three of the Art Gallery of Greater Victorias cur-

    rent exhibits, exploring textiles, print-making and pottery.

    The art social will include lunch at the Fernwood Inn and a docent-led tour of the following exhibits:

    Merimekko With Love explores the his-tory of the iconic Finn-ish textile company and its effect on the designs and fashions of daily life.

    A Study in Contrast compares the work of two very different and influential print-makers, Sybil Andrews and Gwenda Morgan, both of whom got their start at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art in London.

    Conversations with Lucie Rie examines the influence of this prolific Austrian-British potter across seven decades.

    The tour is open to all participants, with a $9 admission fee, $7 travel costs ($5 for Sooke Fine Arts Society members) and lunch. Member-ship in the society is just $10, and members enjoy discounts on art socials, 10 per cent off at the Gallery Gift Shop during the Sooke Fine Arts Show, and voting privileges at our AGM.

    To take part in the AGGV tour, RSVP by March 6 to 250-642-7256 or sfas@sooke-

    finearts.com.

    Council briefs

    Industrial area to get re-zoned

    Council passed the motion to rezone 6509 Sooke Road, from Light Industrial to Service Commercial. The prop-erty consists of eight other properties, all created in 1900, which

    initially included a gas station, a welding shop, as well as an auto repair shop later on in the 1930s, called the Cains Brothers Garage. In its place will be a new auto repair shop, which will also encompass the currently-vacant part of the building, formerly home to the welding shop.

    Tsunami road signsAfter voting in

    favour, the council has decided that six new

    tsunami warning signs will be going into place: Whiffin Spit Park (1 at entrance) Ella Beach (1

    sign at trail entrance), old Butler log sorting area along West Coast Road at the western end of the District of Sooke (2 signs, one eastbound and one westbound sides of West Coast Rd.) and Billings Spit are (2 signs).

    Upcoming Hikes

    Saturday, March 7: Mt. Bluff Hike

    Meet at Camp Bar-nard at the end of Young Lake Rd. at 9 a.m. for a hike to say goodbye to the forest east of the Scout camp that is scheduled for logging after the Jam-boree.

    The start is a steep hike up the Bluff for wonderful views with a moderate hike back on forest trails.

    Bring a lunch, a cam-era, have good foot-wear and dress for the

    weather for a 10 kilome-tre hike.

    Saturday March 14: Roche Cove to Cougar Ridge

    This is a JdF Parks and Recreation Commission sponsored hike in East Sooke Park. The hike is an approximately 10 km hike, if the circuit around Matheson Lake is also taken. That depends on the weather and partici-pants.

    It is a difficulty level-3 hike and fea-tures stands of old growth forest, spectac-ular views of Matheson Lake and of Sooke (in the distance).

    Meet at William Sim-mons Memorial Park parking lot at 9 a.m. If more convenient at Roche Cove parking lot at about 9:30 a.m.

    Dress for the weather, wear good boots and bring a lunch.

    More information, call Sid at 250-642-2767 or email: JdF.CTS@gmail.com

    Octavian Lacatusu photo

    Young delegates speak to councila delegation of young people came before district of sooke council to encour-age council to approve a declaration of the Right to a healthy Environment. sookes Finn and Chloe also took part in adressing council on Febraury 23. This young lady had to stand on a chair to reach the microphone.

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    Stouffer's

    Lean Cuisine 212-274g ..........2/500Kellogg's

    Eggo Waf es 8's ......................199

    Meadow Vale Salted

    Butter 454g .......................................399Dairyland

    Lactose Free Milk 2L ...........439

    We e k l y S p e c i a l s i n E f f e c t , P r i c e s A d v e r t i s e d a r e C a r d h o l d e r P r i c e s We d n e s d a y, M a r c h 4 - Tu e s d a y, M a r c h 1 0 , 2 0 1 5 O p e n 7 : 3 0 a m - 1 0 : 0 0 p m , 7 d a y s a w e e k i n c l u d i n g h o l i d a y s # 1 0 3 - 6 6 6 1 S o o k e R o a d L o c a l l y O w n e d L o c a l l y O p e r a t e d

    Creamy Coleslaw .................................................89

    B.C. Transit Bus Passes, Lottery Centre, Gift Certificates and Canada Postage Stamps We reserve the right to limit quantities Proud member of Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce

    Village Food Markets

    Fresh Meat

    SeaFood

    Bulk Foods

    Produce

    Frozen Dairy NaturalFoods

    Bakery

    Check out all our Grocery Specials in our Instore Flyer!

    Whole BBQ

    Chicken ............................................799 Made from Scratch Multigrain Bread454g ...............................................249

    Swanson

    Meat Pies200g ......................99

    Island Gold

    Extra LargeBrown EggsDozen ...................... 299

    Blue Monkey OrganicCoconut Water500 mL ..........................

    3/500

    California

    Strawberries 2lb size .................................398

    SunRype

    JuiceBoxes5x200 mL..............

    3/400Mott's

    AppleSauce620 mL ........................199Christie Animal Crackers or

    TeddyGrahams225g ...........................

    2/500

    Kraft

    CheeseSingles450g ...........................499All Varieties

    Pepsi Cola

    2L ..........................3/500

    Silver Hills

    SquirrellyBread600g ...................................299

    San Pellegrino

    SparklingWater750 mL ........................

    3/400

    Level Ground

    Loose LeafTea70g ................................399Old Dutch

    Potato Chips220g Twin Pack ........

    2/500

    Cervelat

    Salami ..............................................................................................................................229Ham & CheeseMacaroni Salad ...................................................................................119

    Old FashionedHam ..........................................................................................................................................149Maple Lodge Cajun, Regular or Smoked Chicken Breast .....................................................................................159

    Paci c Foods

    Organic Soups 1L ...............2/700Amy's Whole Meals 284g

    Enchilada or Veggie Loaf ..2/900

    Old South

    Orange Juice 283 mL ................ 99Libby's

    Chopped Spinach 300g ..........129

    Dairyland

    Whipping Cream 1L ..............399Paradise Island

    Ricotta Cheese 400g ...................399

    Earth's Balance Natural Buttery or 284-425g

    Coconut Spread 4 Varieties ... 399Blue Diamond

    Almond Breeze 325 mL ....... 2/300

    Blueberry

    Bagels 6 pack ............................................................289

    M&M Cookies 12 pack ...................................399

    Made in Store

    Cinnamon Buns 4 pack ............................3192 Bite

    Brownies 280g ....................................................359

    Washington

    Pears Bosc Red Anjou

    1.94/kg ....................88Organic!

    Red Chard ................................2/300Organic!

    Bunch Carrots ..................2/300Organic!

    Roma Tomatoes ...2lbs/300

    Organic!

    Bananas

    1.94/kg ....................88Organic! Red or Green

    Leaf Lettuce .............................2/300Organic

    Black Kale ...................................2/300Organic! Earthbound Farms

    Spinach 142g ............................................300

    Machine Peeled, Ready to Serve

    Shrimp Meat

    Fresh Paci c Caught

    Snapper Fillets .......................132Golden Dipt 236-237g

    Cocktail or Tartar Sauce ....249

    Fresh PorkCentre Cut Loin Chops6.59/kg .....................................................................................299/lb

    /lb /lb

    /100g

    Deli

    176

    French's Fancy

    SqueezeMustard325 mL ........................199Betty Crocker

    HamburgerHelper158-233g ..........................299Whiskas

    Dry Cat Food2 kg ............................699

    Unico

    Chick Peasor Beans540 mL ........................

    4/500Post

    ShreddiesCereal550g ...................................299Dawn

    LiquidDish Soap709 mL ..........................199

    /100g

    /100g

    /100g

    Salted or Unsalted

    Red Skin Peanuts ............................59LicoriceAllsorts .............................................89SourDinos .................................................99

    /100g

    /100g

    /100g

    /100g

    NachoCorn Sticks ......................................89

    Toasted Corn ....................................99Raisin & HoneyAlmond Cluster Granola .................59

    /100g

    Fresh PorkShoulder ButtRoast5.49/kg .............................249Fresh

    Chicken Drumettes 8.80/kg ...399Grimms Pillow Pack

    Smokies 450g All Varieties .......................499Grimms 3 Varieties

    Pepperoni Sticks 450g ..................599

    /100g

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    /100g

    /100g

    Fresh Whole or SplitChicken Breasts

    6.59/kg .............................299Alberta Beef AA Inside Round

    Oven Roast 11.00/kg ..............................499Grimms

    Sizzlin' Smokies 450g .......................499 Harvest Regular or Applewood Smoked

    Bacon 500g .................................................799

    /lb /lb

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    Don't forget to Spring aheadthis Saturday!

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    Pioneer familys grandson passesCLIFFORD PATRICK

    WELSH 1920 - 2015

    The earliest tax rolls for Sooke, in 1865, showed Jamie Welsh as a holder of land, one of only a handful of property owners. Jamie Welsh had emi-grated from County Meath, Ireland. On Feb-ruary 13 his last surviv-ing grandson, Patrick Welsh, passed on.

    Born at home in 1920, into one of the earliest immigrant pioneer fam-ilies to settle in Sooke, Pat was almost a life-long resident. Growing up on the farm of his father William Welsh and mother Emma Way, Patrick was the young-est, following brothers Ernie and Harold and sister Helen.

    The family farm, where his dad operated a dairy and also grew potatoes and other pro-duce, lay on the west side of Maple Avenue. Pat grew up almost directly across the road from the Millennium Memorial Park, which holds the headstones of Welsh family mem-bers, within the Muir Cemetery portion of this pioneer park.

    He attended Sooke

    Superior School along with well-known class-mate names, Victor Syrett, Doug Brownsey, Frank Richardson, Rus-sell Pontious, Jack Blight and Richard Arden. He also enjoyed his membership in the Boy Scouts, and camp-ing up Sooke River in the 1930s. Like most young fellows of the time, by his teens Pat was helping earn the family living.

    In time, as elder brother Ernie Welsh established his own farm on Grant Road, which ran almost to Caldwell and Sooke Road, Patrick could be found there helping with the hay-ing and delivering milk. The family had a milk route throughout central Sooke, and Pat drove his 1927 truck loaded with quart bottles. On Grant Road, where there has been a great influx of construction near the eastern end, ie Haywood Road, many houses can be found today where once the Welsh pasture lands lay.

    One of my early memories as a young-ster was being invited along on a hayride, when Pat was helping with the haying, watch-

    ing him and the other men loading forkfuls of hay onto the wagon pulled by Ernies team of draft horses. That sunny hillside, ringed with brilliant yellow broom bushes, set an idyllic peaceful scene, one that I am sure Pat carried with him and treasured throughout his life.

    In the late 1940s when Gibsons Cottage Store operated on the cor-ner of Sooke and Otter Point roads, Pat was working there when he met a girl visiting from Ireland, who soon caught his eye. Next he worked for his good friend Frank Richard-son at the building sup-ply store which stood

    right where the street leads today down into Mariners Village.

    His friendship with Miriam, the Irish col-leen, had blossomed into marriage in Decem-ber 1950, and the new couple spent the next few years in Ireland. On their return to Sooke, they set up a home on Solent Street, where they raised their family of four, adding to that family by fostering chil-dren. Miriam was quali-fied as a Public Health Nurse, and worked part time serving the com-munity in this capacity as well as raising the children. Pat and Mir-iam Welsh were active church goers and brought their family up as devout Christians.

    Pat teamed up with Doug and Barry Cree to operate the Irly Bird building supply firm where the Village Foods Shopping Cen-tre is today. Pat had a passion for all things mechanical, particu-larly cars and motor-cycles. He very much enjoyed salmon fishing and camping, and lived a life in appreciation of nature. Featured in his values were generos-ity and helpfulness to

    those around him.In his later years, Pat

    and Miriam moved into assisted living at Jesken Aerie in Colwood. As his health began to decline, Pat needed to be in a care home, and was at the Priory for a short time before mov-ing to Kin Village Care Home in Delta, where he and Miriam could be together, and where they could be close to daughters Sharon and Pam and their families.

    Pat leaves his wife Miriam, sons Clifford (Cathy) Trevor (Linda) daughters Sharon (Dan) Pam (Mike) as well as foster son John (Karen) nine grandchil-dren, six great-grand-children and numerous nieces and nephews.

    A memorial service for Pat Welsh is to be held on Monday, March 16, at 1 p.m. at Sands Funeral Home, 317 Goldstream Avenue, Colwood. Online con-dolences can be made by going to www.sands-memorialcolwood

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    At the same time the chamber recognizes the responsibility that comes with being a high profile agency in the community, which means working with local government, and other agencies to enrich the community at large as a desirable place to live, to work, to learn and to play for all citizens.

    Fulfilling this lat-ter responsibility, the Sooke Region Chamber

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    2014 saw the cre-ation of a Sooke New-comers Club, which now boasts over 70 registered members, introducing all of these new neighbours to the great range of services and advantages in the region along with opportunities to serve as volunteers to vari-ous community agen-cies. These new citi-zens collectively spend millions on acquiring Sooke real estate and hundreds of thousands on renovations. Few if any members of the club are members of the chamber.

    In the past year the chamber provided the services of two of our executive mem-bers who are both pro-fessional architects, to assist the District of Sooke council in the development of a Downtown Advisory Committee to set new standards for building design to create a more liveable downtown.

    The chamber has developed the Bet-ter Buy Sooke pro-gram, which encour-ages all consumers to

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    In April the cham-ber will host the annual recognition dinner and

    gala, attended by over 100 Sooke citizens, some of whom will receive awards result-ing from the communi-tys votes for outstand-ing leadership in a vari-ety of fields. The gala and awards night takes

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  • Back in 1971 the Sooke Community Association hosted the Academy Award-nomi-nated actor, Chief Dan George, the celebrated Chief of the Burrard Band, who had become a public figure. He is shown here with Eric Michelsen, president of the association at the time.

    The 1970s was a period when the Sooke Community Associa-tion was thriving and able to take a leading role in supporting and assisting community endeavours. It was a time when All Sooke Day, and the mini-log-ging show convention entertainment evenings at the Sooke Commu-nity Hall were in their heyday, and brought in sufficient funds to oper-ate the hall, the Flats and also help the com-munity.

    In that year, I was one of a dozen on the board of the associa-tion, and recall how thrilled we all were to be introduced to Chief George when he came to the entertainment and dance at the hall. The occasion was the convention of the BC Association of Non-status Indians, held in Victoria. On conven-tion entertainment evenings, bus after bus would head off from Vic-toria to the Sooke hall in the late afternoons, where guests would watch the salmon being barbecued on the racks, Native-style, feast on the barbecue,

    and watch the loggers sports show in the upstairs hall.

    After the chopping and power sawing was done and the sawdust cleaned up, the guests would dance to a lively local band. These log-gers sports show events became quite famous and you could meet people travelling anywhere in the world that had come to the Sooke show.

    On this occasion, I remember the celeb-rity chief dancing with Grannie Agnes George, from the TSou-ke Band, and we all felt they were having a great time, cut-ting the rug together.

    Chief Dan George acted in theatres, in movies and television, and used his posi-tion to promote better understanding between the cultures. In 1971 as well, he was made an

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    Paying the price for public service

    Local government pay raises and spending always solicits comments from the taxpayer. In this weeks paper the front page story is about the pay raise the school trustees gave themselves and on page 3 is the tally of what candidates spent on the election. All of this is above board and in the public record. What it does do is bring up the question of how much money is enough or not enough?

    Public service is about serving the public and the community because of what a particular candidate believes in. It isnt about it being a salaried job. When an elected body gives themselves a pay raise its not even about the good job theyve done, its often about keeping up with the other school board, councils or municipalities. Numbers are pulled forward to justify the increases and the public doesnt get to decide. Were not saying those serving the public dont deserve more of a stipend, because it can be a thankless job, but when budgets are being cut every which way and its the kids who go without, it just seems inappropriate somehow.

    As to spending on election campaigns it becomes obvious that when there is only so many council seats, each and every pamphlet, sign or advertisement could make a difference. But what it comes down to is a candidates reputation. Small towns have big memories and previous actions or inactions are a consideration. It is interesting how little some candidates spent and how much others spent. Did it make a difference? Who knows really. Its about that person being involved in the community in a good way, thats what brings in the votes. It ends up being about what they stand for.

    Serving the public means serving the taxpayers and those elected need to be mindful of how they are spending the money supplied by each and every one of us.

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    Im glad my efforts to discover the cause of what my neighbour, Mr. MacNab describes gets the shivers up the spine...very unnerving and spooky to hear are creating inter-est. I hope to have an answer soon, await confirmation the US Navy is without permission conducting EMF tests on special materiel, part of LRAD/APD programs near Sequim and Coupeville.

    Please check out theWest Coast Action Alliance (WCAA)web-site http://westcoastactionalliance.org, and Steve Koehler,Protect The Peninsulas Future; and the Olym-pic Peninsula Environmental News. Opposing the U.S. military has consequences; a new post-ing by the WCAA details the level of harrassment, intimidation, and threats to our U.S. neighbours.

    Canadians must know our rights other than ethical and moral ones. Are there treaties, agreements, laws which protect us/our sovereignty?

    There is significant concern because it has escalated in the last while in terms of the frequency and intensity, Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins toldVictoria NewsKevin Laird on January 28; Victoria MP Murray RankintoldLaird he has had discussions with US Navy officials and will bring it up with Canadian military officials in Ottawa.

    Contrary to what many believe, the US Navy will endanger - not pro-tect - humans, wildlife, wilderness, the Juan de Fuca Strait, the Pacific

    Ocean, on either side of the border. In the guise of protecting us from an unseen enemy, they will increase our exposure to noise pollution, radiation, stress ecosystems and endangered wildlife on land and in the sea.

    In 2006, the US Navy began plan-ning the Pacific Northwest Elec-tronic Warfare Range/North West Training Range Complex.They hope to see their plans become reality this year.

    1. Test powerful EMF/RF radia-tion devices across Olympic Penin-sula, Olympic National Forest/Park, Quileute/Quinault Indian Reserva-tions. 2,900 training exercises, 260 days a year, 16 hours a day, Growler Supersonic fighter jets fly three abreast at 1,200 feet, between 15 mobile cell towers anda fixed-emit-ter proposed for Pacific Beach. The 4-8 GHz frequencies are very high, travel great distances.

    MP Elizabeth Mays email to me:This decision by the American government impacts Canadians as well... Our government must engage with the U.S. to ensure Canadians concerns are taken into account. I have [sent a] letter to U.S. Ambas-sador Bruce Heyman...I will seek opportunities to raise this issue in the House of Commons on your behalf.

    2. Phuong Le, AP, reported Janu-ary 26, US Navy seeks permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, rais-

    ing concerns from animal advocates who say more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other sea creatures...up to 720 sonobuoys...

    3. Reported in January byAP,NPR/KPLU, Peninsula Daily News: facili-ties at Port Angeles to support seven vessels to escort Kitsap-Ban-gor Naval Base Trident Fleet Bal-listic Nuclear Missile Submarines, Hood Canal - Pacific Ocean. Wash-ington Scuba Alliancefears escort-vessel activity would compromise an artificial reef teeming with sea life...; Scott Chitwood, Jamestown SKlallam Natural Resources Direc-tor, says tribes fear for the eelgrass beds.

    With all of this military activity on our doorstep,how much are we will-ing to risk in the name of security?

    And how governments respond to citizens exercising free speech and expression is very telling. If you oppose Harpers policies, were now to be intimidated and labelled ter-rorists. It takes courage to speak out to protect all that is dear, includ-ing the Charter of Rights. How much longer will we be the True North Strong and Free? I hope you will inform yourselves and express your concerns.

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    Use your voice

    Now that Spring seems to be here, and Summer (hopefully) close behind; may I suggest that cyclists on the Goosefollow the following procedure.

    When approach-ing pedestrians from behind, instead of hop-ing we hear you, call out Coming up on your left (or right as the case may be and pass accordingly.

    From one Olde Cod-ger.

    Eric Hurwood Sooke

    Thanks for supporting

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you in Sooke, who assisted me and all others, who gave of their time to make the afternoon of Pink Shirt Day and also Stop Bullying Day a reality.

    I think as a crowd of regular people we made a difference with the turnout that took place. Hopefully we were able to make some individ-uals understand the main point. Stop Bully-ing.

    Bill Jones Sooke

    Tank thisI must thank Dr.

    Alcock of the Dogwood Initiative for giving me some of the most amusing creative writ-ing Ive read in quite a while. Several points were quite notable. How could 70 per cent of Sooke voters have voted in favour of stop-

    ping tanker traffic when less than 42 per cent of registered voters (myself among them) actually voted in the last election?

    His assertion that the Dogwood Initiative is just an aw shucks, were just a bunch of concerned citizens small group flies in the face of their own web-site. Some of the Allies that they refer to in their own site are multi-national consortia such as GreenPeace and the Sierra Legal Defense Fund. His assertion that anthropogenic (human-caused) climate change is an accepted fact is not quite correct. Theres an actual for-mula that statisticians quote that basically states that 89.654 per cent of all statistics are made up on the spot. Even media agrees that both left and right wing groups neglect to include studies that dont agree with their desired outcomes.

    An inconvenient fact that he neglects to men-tion is that the world runs on oil. Canada can either control the sup-ply network of oil and coal to our own benefit (tax revenue, environ-mental oversight) or we can put our heads in the sand and pretend that the world is not dependent on oil.

    The only way to con-trol our own destiny is to participate. And that is an undeniable fact.

    Jason KittSooke

    Who vs. Who?

    Im having a hard time understanding the objections, now, to the plebiscite we had on pipelines and tank-ers. Apparently there was no information put out about the No side. Well why didnt the people who were against it put that info out there? That wasnt the job of the people who supported it. I dont even remember seeing any letters to the editor from people who were against it.

    Tia Leschke Sooke

    Mystery solved

    BINGO. It was Pacific Aerospace. I just got off the phone with Sequim office and yes, just before 10 a.m. they did a big detonation. And yes, they typically do it around the same time on Thursdays, so mystery solved. Their business is welding dif-ferent metals, like alu-minum and steel.

    They bury the met-als, load about 500 lbs. of explosives, detonate them and the gigantic blast and ensuing heat, weld two metals that couldnt be combined any other way. Some of the metal is used for rocket nozzles, which is an indication of how high the heat is.

    Shannon Moneo Sooke

    Tax the careless

    Tom Fletchers recent column Why cut taxes for the rich? is an insult to the work-ing poor and those unfortunates that rely on food banks.

    Fletchers usual stand is to support our right - leaning government no matter how corrupt and incompetent they appear. But Fletchers assertion that the wage gap between rich and poor has closed con-siderably in Canada as a result of our govern-ments is pure spin for the benefit of the cor-porate/ political elite who are actively erod-ing our standard of liv-ing.

    Indeed B.C. is ranked at the bottom of income growth - in fact wages have declined here as our political leaders have added new terms to describe our economy ie: Work-ing poor and food bank. The average Canadian family spends more on taxes than food, shelter and clothing combined. The nickel and diming of taxpayers with con-tinual increases in MSP costs, ICBC, Hydro etc. has taken food from the table of those most vul-nerable.

    Somehow Fletcher arrives at the con-clusion that we have Imaginary losses of low - income people. What is Fletcher think-ing? He is a legislature reporter for goodness sake. Hasnt he noticed

    there is a strong odor around the scandal in the Health Ministry where our government went to bat for Big Pharma and wrongfully fired employees in the Therapeutics Initiative who were finding prob-lems with prescription drugs.

    Or how about the massive campaign donations by the Mt. Polley mine group that seemed to enable very little government over-sight to the point where our government wont release inspection records.

    What about that $750,000,0000 fine BC Hydro paid in Califor-nia? Taxpayers are on the hook for whose mis-take? There are scan-dals daily from this a government exhausted by scandal.

    Fletchers time might be better spent cast-ing an unbiased eye on our government rather than being a shill that helps cover their mis-takes and misdeeds.

    Ted RobertsSooke

    We asked: What kind of performance would would like to see come to Sooke?

    Id like something low-key; maybe like a family-friendly folk

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    A really nice blues show. Would be great if David Gogo came into

    town.Gene Sebelius

    Sooke

    A standup comedy show would be awesome.

    Sheena McDonaldSooke

    It would definitely have to be a performance by Ed Sheeran.

    Pilar MaekawaSooke

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    It took science-fiction works like Matrix, War of the Worlds, Blade Runner, Mad Max and so on to ask the questions of the future: the what ifs that haunt our subcon-scious with an endear-ing sense of fear.

    Local film director/producer Simon Nor-ton Game tempts the same thoughts with his latest project - a TV series called Disrien - the story of a futuristic dystopian society rid-dled with fear, loss of freedom and identity, and worst of all, the consequential outcome of an environmental disaster.

    To Game, sci-fi is more than just adding perspective ahead of our time - it also sends a message about the scenarios that may await us in the future.

    Im a big fan of sci-fi and dystopia because its a great vehicle to comment on the things that affect contempo-rary society by using the future, he said. In a way, Disrien is a sym-bol of the link between sci-fi and the real issues our world faces today.

    Completely self-financed, the movie was two years in the making, with filming locations all through-out B.C. and Vancouver Island, including the Sooke region, Ocean Falls and the Great Bear rainforest, the coast-line between the tip of the Island to Prince Rupert - which, when combined, form the fic-tional (and dystopian) town of Disrien, the place where the story starts and unfolds dur-ing the first season.

    They want to indus-trialize that entire sec-tion of the coast, Game said, raising the issue

    that the Great Bear rain-forest, and many others like it- face the threat of heavy industrialization by way of mining, for-estry and oil pipelines in the near future.

    Basically, they want to turn it into Hamil-ton, he says, referring to the steel-producing industrial mega-com-plex that operates off the coast of Southern Lake Ontario.

    As a contrast to what *could* happen, Game focused on the beauty of the place - while at the same time telling the story of a shattered world.

    One of the things we want to do with this show is show the beauty of the West Coast, Game said. Theres all this final frontier feel to it - all this wilderness that feels almost dystopian.

    The story revolves around one of the main characters, Dante, who

    wakes up in a tattered, dark and dangerous dystopia; without any memory of who he is and how he got there. As the story goes on however, the audi-ence learns a disturb-ing truth about him, as well as the town itself and the dark forces that thrive within it.

    Hes not all alone, either; the plot also involves the resis-tance - a team of agents who seek to free the oppressed popu-lation from the claws of a group of elitists - who, terrifyingly, desire more than to just con-trol society.

    One of the first sea-sons central settings- or chair of the story as Game puts it, is the semi-comical Tiki Noo-dle House - a former lunch shack that was turned into a sort of futuristic-looking hang-out. Its even got a retro-fitted carnival sign over

    it, for that extra touch. The majority of it

    was produced in Sooke, including a local state-of-the-art film studio. Game first began the project when he met friend and local writer Mark Powell, a stu-dent of philosophy who just seemed to fit as the right piece of the puzzle. Enchanted by Powells vision of the future, the two began collaborating on a film.

    We started talking about this short film where a man is trapped in this room with seem-ingly no door, but everything you look at, like looking at it in macro, you realize theres another layer to it, Game said, noting it was at this point the films story and prece-

    dence first took form. We kept galavant-

    ing on that idea and overnight it turned into something that we can work with, he said. It is a lot of work, a lot of competition; youre probably never gonna make that money back, but its good fun and a great experience.

    After a couple of months, Mark took the story and started run-ning with it. In early May 2014, he dropped off the whole Disrien first season in televi-sion form; 44-minute episodes comprised of around 40, 50 pages, which would ultimately result in 10 scripted television broadcast episodes.

    What we did here is basically half of what

    would of been a half-hour TV pilot, he said. The chances of getting it out into the hands of people whod be willing to finance it on the spot seemed pretty slim, so we broke it up into a digital episode - little bite-size pieces and put it out there.

    Those who want to get into the dystopian and mysterious world of Disrien can visit www.disrien.com where they can watch the first epi-sode, as well as play an interactive game that intersects and uncov-ers clues about the progressing storyline! For regular updates on upcoming episodes (and even clues) follow Disrien on Twitter at: @DISRIEN__

    Disrien film tackles the bigger future picture

    ST. ROSE OF LIMA Roman Catholic Parish2191 Townsend Rd. | 250-642-3945 | Fax: 778-425-3945

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    Spiritual HungerLast time I wrote I stated that I believed Jesus was the wisest and most in uential person to have ever lived on this earth. I want to share with you over the next number of articles some of the things Jesus said

    that would demonstrate this.The smell of freshly baked bread or a simmering soup causes our mouths to water. And if we havent eaten in a while, our stomachs can rumble in anticipation. Jesus said that just as we experience physical hunger, we also experience spiritual hunger.Sometimes we try to satisfy our physical hunger with junk food. It provides us with no true nourishment, but it does ll us up for a short time. However it isnt long until those pangs of hunger return. The same is true when it comes to the nourishment of our inner being.

    With our spiritual hunger in mind, Jesus said, I am the bread of life. The one who comes to me will never go hungry. John 6:35. In itself, this is an incredible statement. But it can be tested. Can Jesus satisfy our inner longings? Come to me, he said, and youll nd out.

    Rick Eby Sooke Baptist Church

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    Arts & EntertainmentInto the dragons lair: Sooke potter all fired up

    Pirjo RaitsSooke News Mirror

    Vincent Fe likes to make clay look like something else. His mugs have the look of metal with rivets, his bowls look like trees in the forest and teapots look steam punkish. He is also fasci-nated with dragons and skulls.

    Fe is a ceramic artist who likes to try just about anything includ-ing lots of 3D and 2D materials. His studio in Sooke is called the Dirty Dragon.

    Its about the act of making, said Fe. I try for individuality in every-thing I make. I do pottery and I combine sculpture with the practical.

    He strives to make every single piece just a little different and he is not into pumping out pieces which are all exactly the same. He wants people to know that the item is handmade and someone made it.

    I like to think everything I make has its own little character.As he sits at the potters wheel, his hands gently but steadily put

    shape into a simple cylinder of clay. His hands tease the clay into mugs and bowls, cutting each off as it forms to his satisfaction then continu-ing until the cylinder of clay is used up. Its a symbiotic relationship.

    Fe loves the feel and smell of clay.One thing I like about clay is that its an ancient material centuries

    old, there is so much possibility but it is nothing new and you put your own spin on it. I feel like Im only just starting to feel competent after 10 years of being serious about it. There are so many things to get to know, he said.

    He tries to focus on techniques other potters may not be using, like his rivetware and architectural teapots.

    He is inspired by pretty much everything and there are a number of artists, potters and ceramic artists whose work he finds exemplary, like Richard T. Notkin, Gordon Hutchinson and Cathi Jefferson. He has a fascination with Mexican pottery and would one day like to make Mexican-style pottery with a Canadian bent.

    Fe is no stranger to art lovers on Vancouver Island. He had a studio in Fairfield in Victoria and has shown his work at the Sooke Fine Arts Show four times. He won best in Ceramics and Galls at the 2013 SFA Show. He has work at the South Shore Gallery and B&K Jewelry & Gifts in Sooke, and at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the Eclectic Gal-lery in Victoria. He also sells on-line through his site on Etsy.

    His work will be shown at Appetite for Art at the Prestige on March 14.

    Dirty Dragon comes from his being born in the year of the Dragon.Its a good time for studio artists, said Fe. People are taking note

    and they are giving more value (to art) again.Dirty Dragon Studio at 2066 Maple Avenue South is open by appoint-

    ment but Fe said he cant always guarantee what he will have in stock at any one time. Dirty Dragon is also on Facebook.

    AppetIte for ArtAppetite for Art 2015 will be taking place on March 14 from 7 p.m.

    to 9 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Prestige Hotel. Tickets for the event cost $20 and can be purchased at West Coast Grill and Stick in the Mud. Tickets will also be available on the door.

    Appetite for Art bites back

    Culinary and visual artists in Sooke are gearing up for a second annual fundraising event that marries the two skilled profes-sions in a unique way.Appetite for Art will see the grand ballroom at the Prestige Hotel

    transformed into an art gallery with various local food and beverage retailers present at the show pairing their creations with the artwork on display.

    We are looking forward to making this years show even bigger and better, said Dan Houle, general manager of West Coast Grill and event organizer. By inviting other retailers to partake we hope to see even more of the community getting involved and help raise money for some great local causes.

    Each vendor will be given a selection of artwork (which will be on display at the event) to use as inspiration to create individual canap style dishes or drinks that complement the images. Show goers will then be able to try a sample of the dish whilst browsing the artwork.

    The event is designed to raise money for the Sooke Fine Arts Society Youth Scholarship fund and the Sooke Food Bank through ticket sales, art sales and a raffle, which will be held on the night with donations from businesses in the area. All artwork on display will also be avail-able for purchase.

    Catherine Keogan, executive director of the Sooke Fine Arts Society said, Sooke has such a thriving arts community and some delightful eateries. Last years pairings were wonderfully whimsical, and were excited to see what creative inspiration the chefs take from our local artists work this year.

    Pirjo Raits photos

    Top, the hands of a potter, middle a rivetware teapot, below a forest bowl.

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    Museums upstairs gallery hosts a special exhibit

    The Sooke Region Museum is continuing with art shows in the upper gallery at the museum. From the end of March to the end of May, 2015, the gallery will feature ARTIFACTS, A new exhibition of works by local and regional artists.

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    Examples: birds and their habitat in Sooke, Fireweed flowers and the colonization of plants on clear cuts, fishing boats, activi-ties on the Galloping Goose Trail and local beaches. Old photos re-scanned and modern-ized using tech tools. Fabric and the dying process now and com-pared to olden days, lace making, weaving. Sunsets, mountains, people enjoying the local area... seaweed,

    driftwood carving, etc. Entry must have a

    15 to 50 word descrip-tion of how the item relates to the area. Example: This is a painting of an eagle, which can be found eating salmon on the Sooke River during spawning season.

    Limited space: Maximum size 16 x 20 inches unless special circumstances. 3D or wall creations

    General information The Exhibit will run

    from the opening cel-ebration on Saturday, March 28 at 12 noon until May 30. The Sooke

    Region Museum is open from 9 a.m. - to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday.

    SalesAlthough the

    museum staff can not sell your art, you will have the opportunity to sign up for a shift to be on site, sell your entry and bring your items with you to sell, such as art cards, carv-ings, scarfs, etc. The shifts will be coordi-nated so there may be more than one person there at a time.

    When you are not there, your card with your description can detail where your work

    can be viewed and how buyers can contact you. It will be possible to rotate the items during the show, so if you do have a purchaser you will be able to make an appointment to remove your exhibit. No item in the exhibit can be removed without prior approval.

    Non Digital Entry For anyone without a

    digital picture of your entry, phone Linda at 250-642-6745 to make an appointment to bring in your item before the exhibit, or have it viewed at your place.

    For digital Entry Enter by sending an

    email to hunt@shaw.ca with attached JPG image along with your Name, Phone, Email and info about the entry: Name of Entry and your 15 to 50 word description. Technical specifications: Make image resolution 72 dpi (max screen reso-lution) with image size no larger than 10 x10 inches or in pixel size 720 x 720 px. The image at this size and resolu-tion should be less than 200kb.

    Call for entry: ARTIFACTS, the Art of Sooke

    Pirjo Raits photo

    A photograph taken in Sooke of an old wheelbarrow against a stack of firewood might be the type of entry accepted for ARTIFACTS.

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  • SOOKE NEWS MIRROR - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015 www.sookenewsmirror.com 25Sooke News Mirror Wed, Mar 4, 2015 www.sookenewsmirror.com A25

    Pat Welsh passed away peacefully in Delta, B.C., with his devoted wife, Miriam by his side. Pat lived a faith-filled 94 years before going home to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on February 13, 2015. Born in Sooke, B.C., to the pioneering Welsh family, Pat was a well-respected businessman in that community for 30 years. A man of integrity, he lived his life full of joy and grace, and touched with kindness and generosity all those who crossed his path. Pat loved cars, motorcycles, and fishing, but his greatest passion was for his wife and family. Predeceased by his siblings, Ernie, Harold and Helen, he leaves behind: Miriam, his loving wife of 64 years; children Clifford (Cathy), Trevor (Linda), Sharon (Dan), Pam (Mike), John(Karen); nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The family expresses its sincere thanks to all the staff at Jesken Aerie and The Priory in Colwood, and more recently at Kin Village Care Home in Delta, for their care of Pat over the last years of his life. A memorial service to celebrate Pats exceptional life will be held on Monday, March 16, at 1:00 pm at Sands Funeral Home, 317 Goldstream Avenue in Colwood, B.C. If desired, donations may be made (in lieu of flowers) to Samaritans Purse, 20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, Alberta, T3J 5H5. Please go to the online memorial guestbook at: sandsfuneralcolwood.sharingmemories.ca to contribute thoughts and memories.

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    IF YOU WERE AN OWNER OF A VESSEL THAT WAS ISSUED A CATEGORY L COMMERCIAL HALIBUT FISHING LICENSE BETWEEN 2001 AND 2006

    YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS COULD BE AFFECTED BY A CLASS ACTIONBackgroundA class action has been certified that alleges that a Department of Fisheries and Oceans scheme to divert individual vessel quota (IVQ) representing 10% of the Total Allowable Catch to the Pacific Halibut Management Association (PHMA) for resale back to individual commercial halibut license holders was unlawful and seeks restitution on behalf of members of the Class and Subclass for additional amounts paid by them for the diverted IVQ. The Class ActionA class action lawsuit, Burnell v. Canada (Attorney General) (British Columbia Supreme Court Action No. S077807) (the Class Action) was brought against the Attorney General of Canada (the Defendant) alleging that the conduct of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans with respect to the fisheries management program it implemented through PHMA was unlawful and enriched the federal government unlawfully at the expense of the Class and Subclass members. The Class Action was certified by the Court on February 18, 2014 (amended on June 13, 2014) on behalf of a Class, represented by Barry Jim Burnell, consisting of:All owners of fishing vessels with a Category L Commercial Halibut License to fish for halibut issued by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (Licensed Vessels) at any time between 2001 and 2006 inclusive who purchased quota from PHMA, except for the following:

    (i) the holder of license L-437;

    (ii) First Nations fishers holding Category FL Commercial Halibut Fishing licenses; and,

    (iii) members of the subclass.Individuals who meet this definition qualify as Class Members and are represented by the law firms of Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman and Ellis Business Lawyers (Class Counsel).In addition, on June 13, 2014, the action was certified on behalf of a Subclass, represented by Lorne Nels David Iverson, consisting of:All owners of fishing vessels with a Category L Commercial Halibut License to fish for halibut issued by the Minster of Fisheries and Oceans (Licensed Vessels) between 2001 and 2006 inclusive (the Material Time) for which quota was purchased from PHMA and:(a) who at any time during the Material Time:

    i. were directors of PHMA; or,ii. were corporations in which a PHMA director owned more than 50% of the shares; or

    (b) who claim that they were in a partnership with a PHMA director in relation to a Licensed Vessel and the purchase of quota from PHMA at any time during the Material Time. Individuals who meet this definition qualify as Subclass Members and are represented by the law firm of Underhill, Boies Parker (Subclass Counsel).The claims of the representative plaintiffs (Barry Burnell and Lorne Iverson) will be used to determine the legal responsibility of the Defendant to compensate the Class and Subclass members for the alleged losses suffered.

    Judgment on the common issues for the Class and Subclass whether favourable or not will bind all Class Members and Subclass Members who do not opt out of the proceeding. You will be bound by the result of the Class Action whether the lawsuit is successful or unsuccessful and will not be able to start or pursue your own legal claim against the Defendant. The common issues can be found at www.cfmlawyers.ca/active-litigation/commercial-halibut-fishing/ or by request from Class Counsel or Subclass Counsel.If the Class Action is successful in obtaining recovery from the Defendant on behalf of the Class Members and Subclass Members, then they will be entitled to share in the recovery. If you opt out of the Class Action, you do not have this right. Class Members or Subclass Members who opt out of the Class Action may start their own lawsuits, but will not be able to claim any recovery in this Class Action whether through judgment or settlement. Residents of British ColumbiaIf you are a resident of British Columbia and qualify as a Class Member or Subclass Member and you wish to participate in the Class Action, you do not have to do anything. You will automatically be included in the Class. If you do not wish to participate in the class action you must opt-out by completing and mailing the opt-out form to Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman, 4th Floor, 856 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W5 postmarked by no later than May 4, 2015. The opt-out form can be found at: www.cfmlawyers.ca/active-litigation/commercial-halibut-fishing/ or can be requested by contacting Lise Carmichael at 604-689-7555. If you do not opt-out by the deadline you will automatically be included in the Class Action. Non-residents of British ColumbiaIf you are a non-resident of British Columbia, qualify as a Class Member or Subclass Member, and you wish to participate in the Class Action, then you must opt-in by completing and mailing the opt-in form to: Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman, 4th Floor, 856 Homer St., Vancouver, B.C., V6B 2W5 postmarked by no later than May 4, 2015. The opt-in form can be found at: www.cfmlawyers.ca/active-litigation/commercial-halibut-fishing/or can be requested by contacting Lise Carmichael at 604-689-7555.Class Counsel and Subclass CounselThe law firms of Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman (604-689-7555) and Ellis Business Lawyers (604-688-7374) represent the Class Members. Underhill, Boies Parker (604-696-9828) represents the Subclass Members. Firm websites are found online at www.cfmlawyers.ca; www.ellislawyers.com and www.ubplaw.ca. If you are uncertain whether you belong to the Class or the Subclass, you may contact either of the firms above and they will assist you accordingly.Class Counsel and Subclass Counsel will together be seeking fees up to a maximum of one third of the value of any settlement or judgment plus disbursements and applicable taxes as a first charge on any recovery, to be approved by the British Columbia Supreme Court. The fee agreement is subject to court approval and the approved fee may be less than the maximum. This notice has been approved by the British Columbia Supreme Court.

    QUESTIONS? CLASS MEMBERS VISIT www.cfmlawyers.ca, email lcarmichael@cfmlawyers.ca

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    IF YOU WERE AN OWNER OF A VESSEL THAT WAS ISSUED A CATEGORY L COMMERCIAL HALIBUT FISHING LICENSE BETWEEN 2001 AND 2006

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    Thurs Mar 5TODTODDLERTIMEAt the Sooke Library 10:30 to 11 a.m.,Hands-on activities for ages 18-36 months. Register at 250-642-3022.ADULT WALKING GROUPSEAPARC 10-11 a.m. Registration required. 250-642-8000.ROYAL CANADIAN LEGIONCRIBBAGE 7 P.M.BINGOSrs Drop-In Centre, 12:45-3 p.m. Sooke Community HallBABYTIMEOn the first Thursday of each month, 2 p.m. Sooke Library.YEAR END SKATING SHOWSEAPARC, 5:45 p.m. $2, under 10 free admission.

    Fri Mar 6italVITAL VITTLESFree lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holy Trinity Church.ROYAL CANADIAN LEGIONSteak Night, 6-7:30 p.m.Karaoke 8-11 p.m. SOOKE SENIORS BUSLunch and shopping trips to Victoria. Call June 250-642-2032 for information.DROP IN HOCKEYSEAPARC, 7 to 8:15 p.m. all ages.SACRED CHANT CIRCLE7:30 p.m. Sooke Yoga & Wellness, Hope Centre. 6750 West Coast Road.

    Mon Mar 9PARENT & TOT DROP-IN Child, Youth, & Family Centre, 9:30-11. 250 642-5152.CALLING ALL QUILTERSKnox Pres. Church. All welcome. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call 250-642-0789 for info.ROYAL CANADIAN LEGIONEuchre 6:30 p.m.SOOKE SENIORS BUSAyre Manor Residents trips.DROP IN HOCKEYAt SEAPARC, all ages from 3 to 3:50 p.m.SPRING BREAKSchool is out from Mar 9 to 23.

    Sun Mar 8YACANADIAN LEGIONSunday breakfast brunch, 9-12:30 p.m., $5, kids welcome.Blue Grass Music, 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. All ages are welcome.Drop in pool tournament every second Sunday.

    Wed Mar 11WALKING GROUPPeoples Drug Mart hosts a walking club, 9:15 a.m.PARENT DISCUSSION GROUPSooke Child, Youth, and Family Centre, 9:30-11:00 a.m. (250) 642-5152 for info.ROYAL CANADIAN LEGIONDominos 10 a.m.Shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. NASCAR POOLMeet and Pick, Sooke Legion 7 p.m.JdFSRS AGM7 p.m. Charters River Salmon Interpretive Ctr.SRTA ELECTIONBoard members t be elected 5 p.m. Potlatch Rm, Sooke Harbour House. Talk by TVI

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    Tues Mar 10BABY TALKPostpartum exercises. At the Child, Youth and Family Centre, from 10-11:30 a.m. 250-642-5464.YOUTH CLINICAges 13 - 25, 4-7 p.m. Family Medical Clinic.KNITTING CIRCLESooke Library, 6:308:00 p.m. Free, all levels. Drop-in. 250-642-3022.STORYTIMEAges 3-5, 10:30-11 a.m. Sooke Library. Free but call 250-642-3022 to register CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS7:15 p.m. Holy Trinity Church.WOMENS CANCER SUPPORT GROUPSooke Harbour House Potlactch Rm. 7-9 p.m. Ongoing every 2nd Tuesday of the month.

    Child, Youth & Family Centre: 6672 Wadams WayFamily Medical Clinic: 1300-6660 Sooke Rd

    Holy Trinity Church: 1952 Murray RdKnox Presbyterian Church: 2110 Church Rd

    Legion #54: 6726 Eustace RdLibrary: 2065 Anna Marie RdMuseum: 2070 Phillips Rd

    Peoples Drug Mart: 8-6716 Sooke RdSEAPARC: 2168 Phillips Rd

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    Spring ahead!!Turn you clocks

    ahead by one hour on Saturday night.

    Journey middle school stu-

    dent raise the flag during their

    anti-bullying day.

    Looking good from prom night may be just a Magic Wand awayOctavian LacatusuSooke News Mirror

    Whats the most important thing about Prom? Other than ask-ing that cute girl or guy for that dance, of course. Its style. Piz-zazz. Its as much about turning up in a sharp-looking tux or gorgeous dress as anything else.

    Thing is, pizzazz costs money. Hell, maybe even more than that Lincoln Town Car limo that your best friend will likely throw up in by the end of the night. In the end though, all you really want is the aesthetics-

    the looks because the tux, the limo, theyre just temporary.

    Thats where Lesley Butterfield of the Magic Wand Project comes in. She wont fix you with any hot wheels, but shell dress you up well enough to rival Sammy Davis Jr. and Sofia Loren. And the best part? Itll only cost you a penny.

    Its about giving everyone an equal chance to look as ele-gant and as beautiful for prom night as theyve always dreamed, even if the budget isnt there, said Butterfield, who joined the Magic

    Wand program as a vol-unteer back in 2001.

    Given the need for something like this in the Greater Victo-ria Region, Butterfield notes the Magic Wand program caught on quickly with the locals in Sooke.

    We got a lot of sup-port from the Sooke School District, as many of the kids we get are from Sooke, she said. We get our stuff from donations, the Sal-vation Army, or things that Ive picked up over the years from vintage stores.

    While there is no set fee for the service, any

    donation, regardless of how small, is very wel-come, says Butterfield, noting that the money goes towards main-tenance costs for the clothing such as dry-cleaning and repair.

    Because we dont have any sponsor-ship, the kids borrow everything - we reuse the stuff for about five years, Butterfield said, adding that in the last year of use, if the kid really likes it, they can take it home except tuxedos they dont usually go out of style.

    In the end, its not even about money; its about providing an

    opportunity for some-one who may otherwise never afford it. But-terfield mentioned the kindness of the commu-nity itself played (and still plays) a big role in Magic Wands success, such as one Victoria-based outlet which sin-gle-handedly donated a whole load of tuxedoes, shoes, shirts and ties.

    Even for those whove lost much more, the Magic Wand project still remains special.

    One lady, whose daughter died before graduation, decided that when her daughter would of been graduat-

    ing, she donated what she would of spent on a grad dress and bought someone a grad dress, which was really sweet of her, Butterfield said.

    If you would like to donate, set up an appointment, or find out more about the Magic Wand Project, please contact Leslie Butterfield at 250-383-8694 or via email at lesleybutterfield@hot-mail.com, or by visiting www.themagicwand-project.ca.

    Those interested in enlisting in the program can check out the Bou-tique Days on March 14 and March 15, 2015.

    Elizabeth Surerus photo

    High school students in Magic Wand-issued attire.

    John Horgan MLA Juan de Fuca

    Join John on the #61 Bus! Thursday, March 5. Leaves downtown at 4:20pm.Tell John what you think about the economy, transit, health care or anything else thats on your mind.

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    Journey students report on activitiesHere is a fascinating

    update from Journey Middle School. We are here to write about what has been going on at the school during the past few weeks. One of the events at our school was the exciting Masquerade Ball. Some of our students made homemade masks to wear, which added to the mystery the ball had. Everyone had lots of fun, and danced til they dropped.

    One of the best things that happened this year were all of our interna-tional students. We have had Spanish, Korean, and Chinese students grace our halls. We are soon to have some Jap-anese students as well. Some students will host many of these interna-tional students. This has given us a great opportunity to learn about the culture each of these students come from.

    Another way we have explored culture is our wonderful Carnaval during the middle of February. We explored this fun French Cana-dian tradition many different ways. Some of these ways were: stu-dents dressing a Bon-homme and greeting other students, eating crepes and drawing ice castles, ice fishing for lollipops and choco-late bars, making and eating poutine, sled racing and snow shoe racing in the hallways, and an ice cream eating contest. We thank our French Immersion stu-dents and many of our fabulous teachers for making this happen.

    Just recently we have had our annual Pink Day on February 25. There was a sea of pink as soon as we walked in

    the front door. We were very inspired with all the people who wore pink. At our school we dont stand for bullying! All the students signed a giant pink flag that we raised for this impor-tant day.

    Another great example of our stu-dents working hard

    is our participation in the Mathmatica Cen-trum math contest. Our participants have already gotten a prac-tice package, and they have started working on that. We have two returning champs from last year, Amelia Pierce and Cyrus Delege. It is the goal of many

    students to take over this prestigious title! When we first started this contest there were only about 40 students, but now we have more than 100 students tak-ing part this year! Our students will be work-ing very hard to defeat our champions.

    Last, but not least,

    our whole school is doing Reflex Math. This is a math program that helps students to memorize and practice their math multiplica-tion facts. So far we have 32 students who have reached a 100 per cent fluency, and many are very close. If you do reach a 100 per-

    cent fluency, then you get a small prize from the school. Everyone in the school is enrolled into this program, and they can access it any-where that has inter-net. We are encourag-ing students to work on it as much as possible to reach their goal of a hundred per cent.

    Thanks for reading our update from our amazing school!

    Mia Tanner, Andrea Palko, Angel

    Houle, Dixie Stew-art, Hailey Ridley,

    Ciara Pereira, Bailey MacIver and Tiana

    Sadowski

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    Sports & Recreation

    Octavian LacatusuSooke News Mirror

    They launch themselves up in the air. They taunt their pom-poms and cheer at the top of their lungs, filling the crowds and the teams with school spirit and energy.

    They are the brand-new EMCS cheerleaders, and this year they are ready to cheer for Edward Milne community school.

    April Ingham, a parent vol-unteer and prime supporter of the relatively-new cheerleading group, is determined to get the word out. She notes that she was inspired by her son, who is one of two boys currently partici-pating in the new cheerleading squad.

    We want to show that there is such a thing here and see the status of it grow, she said. Its

    nice to be part of the commu-nity and I really hope people come out to be part of the Sooke spirit.

    The team has already given a little glimpse in the gym to their teammates, and thats when the principal took notice and said, hey, this is actually kinda cool.

    The team, whos already grown and proven their skills in front of their team mates and school staff in the EMCS gym earlier this month, has been practicing for last six months.

    I have a heart attack when I see these girls up in the sky, Ingham said, noting that due to the clubs relatively-new incep-tion, proper mats are far and few between.

    Regardless of the challenges, the teams goals are clear: make a name for themselves and for EMCS at the upcoming Sea to

    Sky International Competition in Vancouver on April 17-18, as well as Okanagan Cheer Champion-ships in Kelowna May 2-3.

    And theyll be ready, says coach Melynda Warwaruk, who, despite being new with the team, brings with her 10 years of experience coaching cheerlead-ing teams in Alberta.

    The school had its very first pep rally not too long ago, it was for all the volleyball teams; they asked all the cheerleaders to come out and do little small performances - we didnt have a full routine down, so we just did little snippets, and they really loved it, Warwaruk said.

    In order to assist in competi-tion entry fees, travelling costs, and accommodations, the teams goal is to raise $12,000 this year. This year the team also had to purchase uniforms.

    New cheerleading team launching in Sooke

    Octavian Lacatusu Photo

    One of the members of the EMCS Cheerleading team catches some air as the team was practicing in the Edward Milne community school foyer.

    Swoosh! Bang! Slap!Sookes Peewee-A Thunderbirds duking it out on the ice vs. Triports Eagles

    Sooke Hockey NewsIt has been a rollercoaster for

    Sookes hockey teams this past week-end, with both losses and wins.

    Peewee A Thunderbirds played a valiant and extremely-close game against Triports Eagles on Saturday, unfortunately losing to Triport with a score of 6-7.

    Sooke came back though, after these talented athletes played their entire season in division two and finished second. During the round robin portion of play offs they fin-ished first in the South Island, which then advanced them to the finals.

    Sooke was awarded home ice advantage for the first game of their best of three series against Port Alberni. Unfortunately they lost game #1 on home ice 5-2. The second game was a high-adrenaline, high-impact game and the Sooke boys put every-thing they had out on the ice, which resulted in a 6 - 5 win for Sooke. Last Saturday on home ice in front of a packed arena they won 3-0 to secure their spot at the BC championships. Sooke Midget A are now officially the

    best tier 3 midget rep team on Van-couver Island.

    These boys have worked extremely hard to get to where they are, said Bev Berger, Sooke Minor Hockey manager and District of Sooke councillor. The amount of skill and discipline that they have shown is extraordinary.

    Sooke Minor Hockey will be well represented at the Provincial cham-pionships in Dawson Creek, March 15 - 20.

    The Midget-A team is lead by their captain, Jonah Philip and assistants Charlie Richardson and Jaden Law-rence,

    Outstanding goaltending by Shawn Parkinson and Max Clouser.

    Forward line: Ty Didmon, Nin Dou-gall, Tyson Friesen, Aidan Goluch, Jack Kendall, Aidan Lindal, Carter Navarrete, Calijah Philip

    Defense: Ky Berger, Dallas Brooks, Jared Purdy Dexter Kennedy

    Coached by Craig Didmon, Kevin Berger, Nick Phifer and Dave Kendall.

    Octavian Lacatusu Photo

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    District Cup play downs started this weekend for many teams. Next week-end is semi finals and then after Spring Break SSC hosts District Cup Finals Mar 28/29.

    The U9 boys team #2 participated in the PLSC Tournament. They lost their first 2 games but managed to tie the last game.

    U14 girls played the top team in their league Bays United at home. This team has scored many goals on us this year so the Wild-cats wanted to shut them down. A lucky couple of shots by Bays got them ahead 2-0 late in first half. Many chances by Sooke but their keeper was pretty quick to the ball. A dis-allowed goal by Sarah Lembcke due to a hand-ball in the box discour-aged the Wildcats but they kept up the pres-sure til the end. A sweet chance for Sarah Lembcke on left wing from a wicked cross from Grace Bishop in the middle gave Sarah the opportunity to beat their last defender and score her first (really second) goal of the sea-son! Way to go Striker Rah Rah Sarah! End result was 3-1 for Bays but the Wildcats played a stellar game. Coach Laura Lockhart

    Sooke Girls U13 played Saturday in the District Cup quarter finals against Lakehill and came out winning 4-0. It was an exciting game and all the girls played great! Goals were scored by Holly Conwright assisted by Brittney Homer, Allana Garat assisted by Marin Clarkston, Sydney Cum-ming assisted by Allana Garat and Alexa Wright assisted by Marin Clarkston.

    Sooke also played a make-up game against Saanich on Sunday and won that game 1-0. It too was an exciting game with great efforts by all the girls. Sookes goal was scored by Jay-lin Shaw unassisted. Manager Carleen Dennett & Coach Jay Wright

    Sooke U-15 Boys

    were at home this week-end hosting the Bays United team, Sooke opened up the scoring 20 minutes into the game with Andrew Rodd finding the back of BU net. Marc Black playing striker for the

    first time this season proved he was more than capable and put the ball behind the BU keeper 35 minutes into the first half.

    Sooke continued to hold the ball in the BU end with good passing and scored goal num-ber 3 with a set-up from Nick Seabrook to Stuart Armitage-Smith who put a well placed ball into the back of BU net. The second half BU put the pressure on Sooke and were rewarded with a goal, but it did not come easy for them.

    Outstanding goal keeping by Joey See-burger coupled with Sookes back line with Riley Carter at center D flanked by Ben Din-

    ney and Garrett Grant was too much for BU with the game ending 3 to 1 in favour of Sooke. Nicely done, it was a good day in soccer for Sooke!Coach Rob Oyler

    The Sooke U17 Auto-

    bots played the first round for the district cup, coming away with a big win at home against JDF U17 girls. Goal keeper Hope Mil-lard came away with a well earned shut out. Defenders Rachael Weibe, Katija Pallot, Kiomi Yates and Syd-ney Drysdale, with Jaime Laffontaine all played strong as a unit.

    Striker Taylor Benard scored the first goal in the 10th minute of the

    match to start Sookes lead in the match. Five minutes later striker Cassidy Logan earned Sookes second goal. Mid fielders Chloe Mitchell, Riley McLean, Hailey Dimock, Chey-enne Williamson, Hai-ley Bryant worked hard supporting the back line and feeding the strikers, a turning point in the match was when JDF was awarded a PK and goal keeper Hope Millard made a great save.

    The Autobots played with determination and vision for 90 minutes. Sooke earned their third goal in the second half, from mid fielder Chloe Mitchell with the assist by Taylor Benard. The Autobots advance to the semi finals, with their goal of playing in the District Cup finals which Sooke Soccer will be host-ingon behalf of Lower Island Soccer sched-uled for March 28 and 29 at Fred Milne Park.Coach Wendy Cole

    Sooke Jaggers 0/30B

    played their second Cup game on Sunday against a well skilled

    squad, Salt Spring O/30 B at Fred Milne Park, coming away with a loss. Player of the match, Sooke goal keeper Teresa Willman, was amaz-ing with outstand-ing saves. Defend-ers Holly Hamilton, Pauline Topham, Hill-ary Childs and Col-leen Lembecke worked hardas a unit. Mid field-ers Glyse Clarkston, Kerri Alexander, Trina Clauston, Emma Tay-lor and Ruby F. tried to contain Salt Spring, Strikers Heather Frazer and Shannon Beahen had some great efforts to score. Great effort was given by all, Salt Spring won the match 4-0.Coach Wendy Cole

    U15/16 girls beat

    Cowichan in a 4-0 game. U17/18 boys won 6-0 vs Saanich. U17/18 girls won 3-0 vs JDF. Way to shut em down Sooke! These teams all go onto semi finals next week.

    U14 boys and girls and U15 boys play their first cup games next weekend. Laura Lockhart VP SSC

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    Kathryn Alexander Photo

    Readers Photo of the Week

    Kathryn Alexander caught this Barred owl sitting in a maple tree her back yard. Their distinguishing features are moist brown eyes, no ear tuffs and 17 to 24 inches long. Their hoots sound like hoohoo-hoohoo, usually eight accented hoots, in two groups of four. Readers Photo of the Week is sponsored by Stickleback Restaurant located at Coopers Cove. Got a cool shot? Send your high-quality JPEG photos to: editor@sookenewsmirror.com

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    SOOKEFOURCAST Your weather forecast for the next FOUR DAYS!What you need to know about the weather to plan your weekend.

    THURSDAY FRIDAY SUNDAY

    Mix of Sun & Cloud High 9 Low 3

    Hours of sunshine 4

    Mix of Sun & Cloud High 10 Low 6

    Hours of sunshine 4

    Mainly Sunny High 12 Low 5

    Hours of sunshine 9

    SATURDAY

    Mix of Sun & Cloud High 12 Low 6

    Hours of sunshine 7

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  • 32 Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Fishing Adventures

    Winter fishing in Sooke has been consistently good for Chinook salmon. Those trolling deep (80 to 160ft) in front of the Harbour mouth, the Bluffs and Otter Point trailer park, have been able to find Springs on each outing. The favourite salmon lures this season seem to be: glow hootchy or squirt, anchovy and herring in any brightly coloured bait head, and the Coho Killer in green and glow. If the action is slow, make sure you are right on the bottom, and maybe extend your trolling pattern to cover more area, most seasoned anglers will switch to bait on all rods, and ensure they stay long enough to fish through a tide change.

    Halibut fishing is picking up in the Sooke area; fish were reportedly caught in 100 to 180ft of water. Most fishers targeting hali are looking for low winds, slower currents with definite tide changes and a good ledge or hole to drop the bait off of, or into. Fresh bait is a very important success factor, as is anchoring up your boat for halibut fishing. Best check with someone who is familiar with anchoring for halibut. Crabbing appears to be picking up a little.

    Some exciting fishing derbies coming soon! Tick-ets for the new Sooke Saltwater Series will go on sale March 12 7p.m. at Buffys Pub. There will be draw prizes, including a $150 Series ticket package give away, and sponsor opportunities. The Series includes the three local Sooke derbies Sooke Hal-ibut Derby-The Sooke Coho Derby-The Boxing Day Derby. Organizers have tied the derbies together into a points race. The winner will receive a special sponsored championship jacket, of which there will be only one made. The Just for Halibut Derby is scheduled for April 25/26, the Sooke Saltwater Series Halibut Derby on May 23/24. Time to dust off the gear and get out there for some halibut fishing. Ron Neitsch 2 Reel Fishing Adventures

    Bob and Chris hold up halibut in the mid 30s caught west of Sooke last week.

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    WEEKLY TIDE TABLES

    TIMES ARE IN STANDARD TIME, HEIGHTS IN FEET

    Day Time HT Time HT Time HT Time HT05 02:16 7.9 08:05 5.9 13:16 8.5 20:24 3.906 02:40 8.2 08:42 5.6 13:59 8.2 20:46 4.307 03:03 8.2 09:21 4.9 14:43 7.9 21:07 4.608 03:25 8.5 10:00 4.6 15:29 7.5 21:24 5.209 03:46 8.5 10:42 4.6 16:20 7.2 21:38 5.610 04:06 8.5 11:27 4.3 17:20 6.9 21:48 5.911 04:27 8.9 12:18 4.3 18:43 6.6 22:00 6.212 04:55 8.9 13:14 3.9 20:37 6.6 22:18 6.6

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