Sunday, December 3, 2023
December 3, 2023


Islander warns of Reader’s Digest scam

A Salt Spring woman who foiled an attempted scam wants other islanders to be warned and wary. Brinkworthy Place resident Betty Taylor received a phone...

Father seeks financial aid

The father of a Salt Spring man charged with second-degree murder is seeking financial support to offset costs of visiting his son while he...

Wild salmon challengers plunge into Burgoyne Bay

Salt Springers who want to protect wild salmon got “wild” at the government dock at Xwaaqw’um (Burgoyne Bay) on Sunday in order to raise...

Second-degree murder charges laid in Jones’ death

Martin Galen Vandenberg has been charged with the second degree murder of his mother, Heather Jones. According to an RCMP press release he was arrested...

RCMSAR crew aids boater off Grave Point

Salt Spring’s Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue unit assisted a sailor whose vessel had lost power on Sunday. An RCMSAR crew was tasked...

Gulf Island home valuations up 12%

BC Assessment released figures online Tuesday, revealing an upswing in value for residential properties across most of the Vancouver Island region. The Gulf Islands Rural...

GISS grad leads youth parliament

A Gulf Islands Secondary School graduate led the 89th annual session of the British Columbia Youth Parliament in Victoria from Dec. 27 until Dec....

NSSWD takes pass on well idea

The North Salt Spring Waterworks District will not act on an offer by a resident to supplement its supply with private wells, with the...

Islanders slip and slide on roads

Winter conditions hit Salt Spring Island just in time for the holidays. Two vehicles went off the road just before 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec....

Housing needs at odds with potable water regs

Community groups engaged with affordable housing and the Salt Spring Local Trust Committee continue to struggle with how to balance social needs with regulations...


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