Thursday, March 30, 2023
March 30, 2023


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...

Salt Spring Island loses two newest doctors

The Salt Spring Island chapter of the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice announced Tuesday that doctors Hala Aljuburi and Manuela Lowo will no longer be practising in the community.

Salish Eagle assumes Gulf Islands duties

The newest member of the BC Ferries fleet launched service last Wednesday, winning positive reviews from crew and passengers alike during the Salish Eagle’s...

Galiano playground gets extra 4th BCAA prize

Galiano Island has won a new school playground after coming in fourth place in competition against far larger communities in B.C. After a hard campaign...

Salish Eagle sails on June 21

The second of BC Ferries’ three new vessels, Salish Eagle, will officially commence service on Wednesday, June 21, at 9:10 a.m. on the Tsawwassen-Southern...

Islanders protest hitchhiking ban

By SEAN HITREC Driftwood Staff A seemingly never-ending stream of car horns honked in support of a Monday afternoon protest against plans to discourage hitchhiking outside...


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