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Great Job

Thanks Cameron Sweet

Just noticed that Cameron Sweet posted an ad for Chimney Sweeping and that reminded me that I wanted to thank him for a great job […]

July 19, 2018


A Big Bouquet of Roses for Northwest Window...

A shout out to Northwest Windows for their great job of cleaning our windows. Thanks for the courteous and efficient service. What a difference clean […]

July 16, 2018

HarbourCats camp- THANK YOU!!

A BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors in the community who so generously donated to the HarbourCats camp held at portlock park On July 5th! […]

July 13, 2018

Caught on camera dumping Garbage

To the Owners of the Black SUV that drove onto the lions property on the holiday Monday July 2 at 9:10 and dropped off 4 […]

July 11, 2018

Silver grey smart car

I am the owner of a silver ,grey, black striped smart with my business name diagonally located on the roll bar section on the sides […]

July 10, 2018


Please do not use our cherished trail system as your bathroom!! We cleaned up after you on The trail off Epron Road. You didn’t make […]

July 9, 2018


Irresponsible Driver in a Smart Car

Wednesday, July 4th – A message to the driver of the silver gray Smart car, who despite my travelling on Fulford Ganges Road at 80 […]

July 9, 2018

A Midsummer Night Bouquet of Thank Yous!

A huge bursting bouquet of Thank You’s to all who came out to this year’s A Midsummer Night Fashion Show + Soiree at Bullock Lake […]

July 5, 2018
wedding flowers


Thank you for being so thoughtful

What a thoughtful gesture!!! The wedding flowers from the FUDGE’s weekend wedding were dropped off at Greenwoods Elder Care facility for the residents to enjoy! […]

July 3, 2018



PLEASE,PLEASE, PLEASE..DO NOT LEAVE DONATIONS OUTSIDE THE THRIFT SHOP OUTSIDE OF BUSINESS HOURS !!! This is what greeted our staff when they arrived for work […]

June 30, 2018

Dangerous place to walk or ride

I have been walking to and from work along the main road to the hospital for the past two weeks now. I have almost been […]

June 29, 2018

Thank you!

A HUGE thank you to all who helped make our 3rd Rowing Canada sanctioned event, “Race on the Rock Regatta ” another enjoyable success. We […]

June 28, 2018

Gas money

Hitchhiking king

Hi there I am a man who doesn’t have a car but it sure looks like I could hitchhike to work every morning seeing as […]

June 25, 2018
Kothapalli village well

Water Walk Thanks!

3942 roses for every dollar raised during Fernwood School’s Great Water Walk fundraising drive! That’s right, our students raised an amazing total of $3942.00 in […]

June 22, 2018

Roses to the hero who stopped

A boatload of roses to the person a few cars behind me who stopped and turned around to attend to a feral rabbit hit but […]

June 20, 2018

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Local Stories

  • Farmland Trust Breaks Ground for The Roo...

    by on July 18, 2018

    Salt Spring Island, July 12, 2018 – This week the Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust begins construction of the new local food centre The Root at 189 Beddis Road, and officially kicks off The Root community fundraising campaign. “If you love eating produce and foods from Salt Spring Island and would like to see even […]

  • Winter Planting and Garden Editing

    by on July 18, 2018

    Many vegetables for harvest over the winter and early next spring should be planted at this time of year. So take advantage of the somewhat cooler weather forecast for the next few days to sow seeds of beets, chard and leaf beet, rutabaga, radicchio, kohlrabi and the small, quick growing, cabbage varieties (e.g., ‘Caraflex F1’, […]

  • Salt Spring’s Firefighters – Josh ...

    by on July 12, 2018

    My wife and I and our four children moved to Salt Spring from the lower mainland in 2016. We wanted to raise our kids in a smaller community and were attracted by the beauty and pace of life here. The opportunity we needed to realize our dream came when my wife, Erin, a Registered Midwife, […]

  • Video: Bike Park Build in Progress

    by on July 10, 2018

    Well Salt Spring Island families and kids are in for a real treat. The amazing local team behind the creation of the Salt Spring Lions Memorial Bike Park appears to making something really special that fits in with our community values of preserve and protect. We went and had a little tour of the land shaping […]

  • Ruckle Park Heritage Conservation Manage...

    by on July 9, 2018

    The Friends of Ruckle Park Heritage Society is delighted to announce that it is receiving its first and most generous grant to guide future improvements to Ruckle Park heritage. The Heritage Legacy Fund has provided $10,000 to help with the creation of a “Ruckle Park Heritage Conservation Management Plan”, which will not only serve Ruckle […]

  • Fire News: Chief’s Response Report – 201...

    by on July 9, 2018

    During the month of May 2018, the Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue (SSIFR) responded to 62 incidents. These included: 21 medical incidents, 16 open burn incidents, 7 motor vehicle incidents (MVI), 3 brush fires and 2 reports of a suspected brush fire, 4 calls for assistance, 1 structure fire, 1 reported structure fire, 2 alarms […]

  • New Specialized Community Paramedic

    by on July 4, 2018

    Salt Spring has a new medical resource – a specialized paramedic who does home visits. Chris Griffiths is a rural advanced care paramedic and part of the provincial Community Paramedic Program. The program, started in 2015, is now in close to 100 rural and remote communities in the province, but only six communities have been […]

  • Video: Kipp Nash, Captain Fantastic Gymn...

    by on July 3, 2018

    Kipp Nash, Captain Fantastic Gymnastics, pulled together a cycling rally for his birthday on Tuesday, July 3rd. The aim is to help get the Fulford-Ganges Road improved for cycling. This great video by Bill Warriner shows the Happy Birthday ride and some realities of cycling on Salt Spring. Stay tuned for a concerted push by […]

  • Interpretive Panels Moves Forward with B...

    by on July 3, 2018

    Island Pathways is receiving a much-needed boost of $4100 to support its interpretive panels program, which will highlight the history of heritage locations and building along the Ganges Village Pathway Network. The funding comes through the Heritage Legacy Fund, the only provincial grant program that supports heritage conservation, awareness, planning and Indigenous partnership projects. Island […]

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