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  • Stagecoach Theatre School students, from left, Mandy Poystila, Lily McCluskey, Maya Wilson and Lizzie Thompson — just a few of the creatures from the Jungle Book show set for this weekend at ArtSpring — get in costume and character for a promotional photo.

    Stagecoach opens lively Jungle Book

    Islanders are invited to join Stagecoach Theatre School’s jungle beat this weekend for some great entertainment at its year-end production featuring Jungle Book. Performances running Friday to Sunday, April 28   MORE



  • Salt Spring resident Dion Hackett with his granddaughter Ursa. Hackett is lobbying for better up-front financial incentives to encourage homeowners to undertake energy-saving improvements.

    Retrofit funding floated

    As Dion Hackett watched his 17-month-old granddaughter Ursa sleep one January afternoon, his thoughts turned to the impact of climate change on her future. “I got emotional,” he said. He   MORE



  • Salt Spring gymnasts Kumi, Isabelle, Nikoya and Nina.

    Gymnasts strike gold

    By KIPP NASH SS GYMNASTICS COACH In their last meet of the season before hibernation, four Salt Spring gymnasts feasted like smart orca whales on spawning salmon. A fitting backdrop   MORE