Friday, September 29, 2023
September 29, 2023

Island Life

Growing apples on Salt Spring: then and now

Upcoming festival gets historical context By Brian Webster Nearly a quarter of the way through the 21st century, many Salt Spring Island residents are painfully aware...

Films Create Awareness: “Still Working 9 to 5”

SUBMITTED by SALT SPRING COMMUNITY RESPONSE NETWORK The Salt Spring Community Response Network, in partnership with the Salt Spring Film Festival Society, is offering a...

GIFTS marks 25 years of inclusion

SUBMITTED BY GIFTS The Gulf Islands Families Together Society (GIFTS) is celebrating 25 years of community inclusion and everyone is invited to the birthday festivities. On...

2023 Greenwoods raffle winner is sitting pretty

SUBMITTED BY GREENWOODS ELDERCARE Bonnie MacPhail of Brinkworthy Place on Salt Spring is this year's winner of the Greenwoods garden bench raffle. On Sept....

Prize-winning cheesecake recipe shared 

Driftwood columnist Paul McElroy won the Harbour House Perpetual Trophy for Best Dessert at this year’s Salt Spring Fall Fair for his Dulce De...

Meadowbrook celebrates 20th anniversary

Meadowbrook seniors residence celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday with cake, the honouring of its founders and acknowledgement of the independent living complex’s 205...

Coroner’s memoir presented at library

Retired community coroner Dr. Robert (Bob) Crossland will be at the library Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. with a presentation accompanying...

Rainwater harvest and management course offered

Ken Nentwig has worked on the ground in the rainwater harvesting and management industry for years, and is eager to share his knowledge with...

Fall fair volunteers needed for Sept. 9-10

Salt Spring’s biggest annual event is just around the corner, but fall fair organizers need a few more boots on the ground at the...

10th anniversary Cycle of Life Tour visits island

BY ROB LOWRIE Special to the Driftwood The Cycle of Life Tour (COLT) pulled into Salt Spring on Saturday, Aug. 26 with 85 cyclists. The annual...


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