Category: Feature Stories

MADISON FETHERSTON »

A proud grad of ’10 and far from typical, Salt Spring’s Madi Fetherston has her future wide open. With aspirations of being an editor for either a publishing firm or for a magazine, her dreams morph into the possibility of design or being a director of photography for film.It is clear this woman is going [...]

SIMONE LAMERS – ALL THAT JAZZ »

Born and raised in Vancouver, Simone Lamers  started singing, at the tender age of 12, at a teen night dance. At 13 she played her first paid gig: back-up singing for a woman she baby-sat for (who took a liking to the young girl’ssultry soulful voice). By the time she reached 21 she was avidly [...]

SAM CHAN – GOLDEN ISLAND RESTAURANT »

Well let’s face it. We all know Sam. Or at least he knows all of us. If you grew up on Salt Spring chances are you grew up with Sam and his Chinese Food on family nights out. He’s probably been poking fun at you with
his cheeky wit since you were a child. And if [...]

THE VALCOURTS – 2ND ANNUAL WORKER GUY ISSUE »

I have always thought of Rene and Kecia as a super awesome couple, and after my chat with Rene, it turns out I was right. I love them! Rene moved from Victoria to Salt Spring with his parents in ’64. He went to school at SS Elementary, and then high school. “It was the good [...]

THE FISHBOWL TURNS 1! A LOOK BACK »

ISSUE 1 – IZADAURA GODCHILD
Izadaura has been a busy girl with her mini movie collection viewable on YouTubeat the ‘SaltspringRocksOn’ channel. It is a Variety/Entertainment Showcase of SSI, plus an Introduction of her ‘humanitarian’ non-profit H.O.P.E Society and its various projects, launched ‘Globally’. After editing all 35 vids onto 1 DVD she plans to field [...]

JESSICA WILSON – STAND UP APPAREL »

Look out world, here comes Jessica Wilson, owner of Stand Up Apparel.  I first met Jess at the Saturday Market. I rifled through her sale bin and flipped through her assortment of ladies tops. I was impressed by the quality of the garments and her use of inspirational slogans. I bought a pair of cheeky [...]