Thursday, February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Island Life

Lisa Sigurgeirson creates ‘RisingUp from the ashes’ calendar

After a fire took most of her belongings in 2021, it might not have surprised friends of Lisa Sigurgeirson — aka Lisa Maxx — that art would emerge from the ashes.

Stocking Stuffers for Seniors program seeks donations, volunteers

A new charitable effort on Salt Spring Island is aimed at fulfilling a few holiday wishes for our senior population.  “Stocking Stuffers for Seniors” is...

Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre earns 100+Women funds

SUBMITTED BY 100+ Women who care After three compelling presentations, including from the Beaver Point Community Hall Association and Salt Spring Therapeutic Riding Association, Jane...

Mental Wellness Initiative invites community participation and donations

SUBMITTED BY THE SSI MENTAL WELLNESS INITIATIVE It has been quite some time since we of the Mental Wellness Initiative (MWI) last communicated. We have...

Christmas on Salt Spring activities bring community together for the holiday season

The Christmas season is well underway on Salt Spring Island, with the island’s Chamber of Commerce helping everyone get into the spirit of the...

Islanders give beloved Mayne Queen ferry a heartfelt send-off

BY PRISCILLA EWBANK Special to the Driftwood The MV Mayne Queen is retiring after 57 years in our waters, 40 of them serving the Outer Gulf...

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities we can make Salt Spring more inclusive

Barbara Casey, the executive director of GIFTS, localizes the International Day of Persons With Disabilities on Dec. 3.

Circus and gymnastics join forces in new combined program at the SIMS gym

When Salt Spring Island Middle School (SIMS) shuttered after the last school year, one might have been forgiven for fearing the curtain was also...

Books & Bling drop-off days Nov. 17 to 20; sale on Nov. 25-27

Pages are turning on one of Salt Spring Island’s most popular events, with Books & Bling donation drop-off days at the Farmers’ Institute this week from Nov. 17 to 20 and the sale itself on Nov. 25-27.

Biochar activities heating up on Salt Spring

An interview with Brian Smallshaw of Transition Salt Spring's Biochar Working Group.

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