Saturday, May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024


Salt Spring RCMP Release Third-Quarter Statistics

SUBMITTED BY SALT SPRING RCMP Salt Spring RCMP responded to 886 calls in the third quarter of 2021 (July 1 – Sept. 30) and, as...

Election candidates respond to questions

The Driftwood posed three questions to the six candidates running in the Saanich-Gulf Islands riding in the Sept. 20 federal election. Their answers are...

BC Entertainment Hall of Fame fêtes Lynne Partridge

A long-time Salt Spring Islander was recently honoured by being named a StarMeritus in the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.  Lynne Partridge’s nomination was initiated...

Islands added to Island Coastal Economic Trust area

A long-made call to include Salt Spring and the other Gulf Islands in the Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) has been answered. The provincial government...

Some Bunny Loves You livestreamed event on for Family Day

The Salt Spring Arts Council will move online for its seventh annual Family Day Celebration, a livestreamed but still interactive version of the hit...

SD64 grad rates now best in Vancouver Island region

School District 64 has exceeded expectations in its work to improve graduation rates, while acknowledging more work needs to be done to ensure all...

Viewpoint: Islands Trust – From Conservationists to Density Brokers

By ALIX HODSON For evidence that the Islands Trust has abrogated in its mandate to “preserve and protect” the Gulf Islands for all British Columbians,...

Editorial – One small form of housing action can be taken now

Salt Spring trustee Laura Patrick’s dedication to tackling our island’s housing crisis, with support from her fellow trustees, is admirable.  A lack of affordable housing...

Suspicious device at Drummond Park prompts bomb squad call; determined to not be explosive

UPDATED: Salt Spring RCMP Sgt. Clive Seabrook reports that the device in question was determined to not be explosive and has been destroyed. Drummond...

TRAVIS, Dr. James

Dr. James Travis1935 - 2020 Dr. James Travis of Athens passed away on November 26, 2020.If you knew Jim, you remember a man in constant...


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