Sunday, December 3, 2023
December 3, 2023

Island Life

Salt Spring woman receives Sovereign’s Medal

A Salt Spring Island resident was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by the Governor General at a ceremony in Victoria on Wednesday, March...

Rhen’s Poetry

Barbara Levy's Rhen's Poetry feature couldn't be accommodated for our March-April issue of Aqua as planned, so we're sharing it here.

Somatics sessions offered by visiting instructor

By ROB SELMANOVIC Special to the Driftwood  I am leading Somatics for Pain-Free Living at the Salt Spring Island Wellness Centre on Sunday, March 25 from...

Long-time resident looking for help after house fire

A former Salt Spring Island resident is in need of help after his home and belongings were destroyed in a fire earlier this year....

Lands of Lost Borders book ‘simply extraordinary’

By GEORGE SIPOS When is a bicycle not a bicycle? When Orville and Wilbur Wright, two bicycle mechanics, first flew their transmogrified machine at Kitty...

Sampsons share Fernwood history memories

SUBMITTED BY SS HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Sampson family history on Salt Spring Island is rooted in the sunny hills of Fernwood with a genealogical...

Local community supported agriculture on the rise

Community supported agriculture (CSA) is growing on Salt Spring Island. Demand for high-quality produce and food coupled with people’s desire for more involvement in...

SS Archives completes Driftwood digitization

A 10-year project of the Salt Spring Archives has nearly drawn to conclusion with the complete scanning of more than 3,000 issues of the...

Ometepe Coffee facing challenges for future

After 30 years of partnership, the Ometepe-Gulf Islands Friendship Association is looking to the future. Though they’ve had a strong 30-year history, the group...

Arthur Black: Kindness, authenticity and humour

by JOHN POTTINGER The night nurse tiptoed into Art’s hospital room at 3 a.m. on the day he had chosen as his last. For...


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