Sunday, June 16, 2024
June 16, 2024

News

Broom drop-off event revived

Salt Spring’s Native Plant Stewardship Group has just announced that Invasive Plant Drop-off Day has been reinstated for 2024, after earlier advising the public...

Oliver, Lucarelli to serve on Salt Spring fire board 

The first of two local elections this week has ended, with incumbent Rob Oliver and newcomer Dennis Lucarelli receiving the most votes for a...

Draft changes to Policy Statement going public

The Islands Trust has signalled it will soon be discussing its first meaningful update to its Policy Statement in 30 years — using an...

Child PFD loaner stations ready for season

Submitted by RCMSAR25  With the arrival of warmer weather and the anticipation of summer activities, the local Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR25) announced...

Local lands first fire hall contract

The first and largest contract for work on Salt Spring’s new fire hall has been awarded, according to Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District...

Clam garden visits, art among grant recipients

Several Salt Spring Island community organizations are getting a boost this year from one foundation, which announced grant funding to help support Indigenous cultural...

Lumley deal inked, funding needed

Conservation project would protect ‘gold’ wetland A purchase price has been negotiated for the BC Parks Foundation to acquire a remarkable 31-acre parcel on the...

LTC ends proactive enforcement on short-term rentals

Officials on Salt Spring have dropped proactive enforcement against short-term vacation rentals (STVRs), ending a prioritizing policy in place by standing resolution, in one...

RCMP reports busy 1st quarter

Submitted by Salt Spring Island RCMP  In the first three months of 2024, Salt Spring Island RCMP responded to 563 calls for service, an average...

Fire, water board candidates answer Q&A 

The two largest improvement districts on Salt Spring Island are holding elections this month — with three candidates vying for two trustee positions at...

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