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  • Part of Peter Schnitzler's painting called Capital.

    Schnitzler works prompt quest

    Salt Spring artist Peter Schnitzler is the feature artist to open ArtCraft’s 48th season at Mahon Hall, with a solo show of paintings called Moving Parts filling the Showcase stage   MORE

  • Viva Chorale concert poster.

    Canada fêted at concerts

    Canada Day celebrations on Salt Spring will start early this year, with an exciting choral program of national-themed fare being offered by Viva Chorale the weekend before the official holiday.   MORE


  • From left, Brent Duke, Sharon MacKinnon, Rick MacKinnon and Rebecca Cox have some fun on the fairway during the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 92 fundraising tourney at the Salt Spring Golf Club on June 11. The event raised some $10,000.

    Local legion celebrates

    Canada Day celebrations will cap off a month full of happiness for the Salt Spring branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, with a successful fundraiser and Legion Week in June   MORE


  • Some of the 13 new volunteer senior peer counsellors serving Salt Spring, plus trainer Shellyse Szakacs at top right in the photo.

    Senior peer counsellors trained

    Salt Spring Island seniors have had access to senior peer counselling services for more than 20 years. But with the last training program offered seven years ago, the pool of   MORE



  • Darren Lee’s 21.4-pound salmon wasn’t quite big enough to win the top award of the third annual Moby’s Fishing Derby, but it was a handful nonetheless at the weekend event that saw 81 fishermen from 31 boats participate

    Derby catches new fans

    Organizers of the third annual Moby’s Fishing Derby couldn’t be happier with how the community event unfolded over the weekend. “It was exactly what I was hoping for,” said co-organizer   MORE