Wednesday, May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024

News

‘Estuary’ project to proceed without water district 

A commercial project at Fulford now plans to draw and treat its own water after “impossible” requests from the water district there, according to...

Developers ask to join Fulford Water System

Planners for a new development at the site of the former Fulford Inn are asking Fulford Water System (FWS) commission members to recommend the...

LCC disburses grants-in-aid

Salt Spring officials anguished over community funding last week, as requests exceeded the available budget — and tough decisions were hammered out.  The island’s Local...

Vesuvius terminal changes clear LTC hurdle

BC Ferries is proposing big changes at the Vesuvius Bay terminal — and will need the ongoing approval of Salt Spring’s Local Trust Committee...

Policy Statement draft trims mandate interpretations

The islands’ land use authority has given notice and offered a first look at possible changes to its core guidance document, 30 years after...

Community, LCC weigh in on moth spray issues

By ROBB MAGLEY & GAIL SJUBERG Driftwood Staff Salt Spring officials are fielding community concerns about recent aerial spraying for the invasive spongy moth — worries...

Firefighters douse West Eagle Drive shed, RV

Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue (SSIFR) personnel responded to reports of an outbuilding on fire in the 300 block of West Eagle Drive on...

BC Ferries adds webcams to Gulf Islands terminals, Crofton

BC Ferries announced several new webcams have come online with live and near-live images of vehicle staging areas at terminals serving Salt Spring Island.  Starting...

Maxwell park consultation underway

Public engagement on one park’s management plan will ramp up on Salt Spring next week, and stakeholders are sharpening their focus on roads accessing...

Pot shop claim dismissed

A B.C. Supreme Court justice has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Salt Spring’s Local Trust Committee (LTC), finding it did not act unreasonably in...

Weather

Salt Spring Island
overcast clouds
6.5 ° C
8.7 °
4.3 °
85 %
2.6kmh
100 %
Wed
10 °
Thu
11 °
Fri
12 °
Sat
13 °
Sun
14 °