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  • Valdy is on stage with many other performers marking ArtSpring's anniversary on Saturday night.

    Anniversary time at ArtSpring

    Anniversaries come thick and fast when you’re having fun, especially on Salt Spring. This week marks the 15th anniversary of the date in 1999 when Bob and Birgit Bateman cut   MORE

  • Artwork at a 2013 exhibit at Gallery 8, one of 40 galleries and studios participating in this year's Easter Art Tour.

    Easter Art Tour on tap

    April brings spring, showers and the Easter Art Tour. Now in its eighth year, the Salt Spring Easter Art Tour is an annual self-guided artist studio and gallery tour running   MORE

  • John Nolan plays Tommy Douglas in the play Tommy Douglas: The Arrows of Desire, which runs at ArtSpring on April 16.

    Tommy Douglas play visits

    What is remembered of even the most famous of us a few decades after our death? Often lamentably little beyond a few salient facts. Think of Tommy Douglas, whom Canadians   MORE



  • Filmmaker David Bond puts a bar code on a tree in promoting his Project Wild Thing film that airs at The Fritz on April 23.

    Project Wild Thing screens

    Salt Spring Islanders can view a special screening of Project Wild Thing, a film that aims to reconnect kids with nature. Timed with Earth Day celebrations, the Wednesday, April 23   MORE


  • New GreenFM general manager Dan Miller and assistant manager Radha Fournier.

    GreenFM charts new course

    Major programming changes underway at Salt Spring’s only radio station should benefit listeners while bringing the outfit into good standing with the CRTC, according to new general manager Dan Miller.   MORE


  • Sneakers club members with ribbons and medals at the conclusion of the Vancouver Island Race Series in Sooke.

    Sneakers celebrate success

    The Salt Spring Sneakers earned three medals and nine top-10 finishes in the final event of the Vancouver Island Running Series’ 2014 season. “This group just gets better with each   MORE

  • O’Donnell pins historic win

    Salt Spring’s Molly O’Donnell can forever say she was there when it all began. O’Donnell won the first women’s Greco-Roman wrestling match held at the Canadian Cadet Wrestling Championships during   MORE

  • GISS rowers make ripples in Quamichan

    Salt Spring’s young and aspiring rowing team paddled to good effect at a regatta on Quamichan Lake near Duncan on a sunny summer-like Saturday. “The rowers did a great job,”   MORE