Thursday, February 9, 2023
February 9, 2023

News

Electric bike ignites structure fire

Salt Spring Fire-Rescue crews spent the last hours of the Labour Day long weekend putting out a structure fire on Rainbow Road. Soaring weekend temperatures...

Bowen Islanders reflect on municipal life

The discussion around potential Salt Spring incorporation has prompted people to share their knowledge of what occurred in other jurisdictions in B.C., Canada and...

Panels lay out governance positions

The Gulf Islands Secondary School gym hosted a large crowd of islanders Wednesday night, with community members seeking the final pieces of information needed...

Advance referendum voting begins

Advance voting for the Salt Spring incorporation referendum begins today (Aug. 30). Polls run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Salt Spring...

Rare solar eclipse wows locals

Salt Spring residents joined people across North America who took to the streets on Monday, this time not to protest injustice but to celebrate...

North Salt Spring Waterworks District awards plant contract

The North Salt Spring Waterworks District has awarded the contract to build a new water treatment plant for St. Mary Lake, with work set to start as soon as mid-August.

Salish Raven set to sail

BC Ferries is bringing the Salish Raven on stream early to replace the ailing Queen of Nanaimo on the Tsawwassen-Southern Gulf Islands route.  The inaugural...

Salt Spring fire rating hits ‘extreme’

Salt Spring’s fire danger rating is now at extreme.  “I encourage everyone to be extra careful in the fire season and to report any concerns...

Queen of Nanaimo out this weekend; Bowen comes to rescue

The Bowen Queen is being put into service today to replace the Queen of Nanaimo while a mechanical issue is fixed.  The Nanaimo was removed...

Isabella Point gets permanent protection

Long-time Salt Spring Island resident Basil Franey has permanently protected 2.15 hectares (5.3 acres) of his treasured property on historic Isabella Point on Salt...

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