251 voters showed up to the Elementary School on October 10 for advance voting. General Election Day will see voting open from 8am to 8pm at the school. Derek Kilbourn photo

251 voters showed up to the Elementary School on October 10 for advance voting. General Election Day will see voting open from 8am to 8pm at the school. Derek Kilbourn photo

Farm to Table organizer Lynn Bowerman presents the $9,500 in proceeds to Derek Kilbourn, Treasurer with the Gabriola Skatepark Fundraising Association, to be used towards the Keep on Pushin’ Campaign. The campaign’s goal is to raised $72,000 by April of 2019 for the Regional District to then use to build a skatepark at Huxley Community Park. With the Farm to Table contribution, Keep on Pushin’ has passed the halfway mark and is at $38,412. Sarah Holmes photo

Farm to Table organizer Lynn Bowerman presents the $9,500 in proceeds to Derek Kilbourn, Treasurer with the Gabriola Skatepark Fundraising Association, to be used towards the Keep on Pushin’ Campaign. The campaign’s goal is to raised $72,000 by April of 2019 for the Regional District to then use to build a skatepark at Huxley Community Park. With the Farm to Table contribution, Keep on Pushin’ has passed the halfway mark and is at $38,412. Sarah Holmes photo

After almost a decade of volunteering and working towards the establishment of public transportation on Gabriola, Fay Weller has retired from the GERTIE Board. Submitted photo

After almost a decade of volunteering and working towards the establishment of public transportation on Gabriola, Fay Weller has retired from the GERTIE Board. Submitted photo

  • Fishing Report for October 17, 2018

    Clyde brought to my attention that the local Chinook daily limit is back to two starting October 1st. Since the majority of mature Chinook are up river, the need for conservation is lowered.

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  • Fishing Report for October 10, 2018

    There are still some nice 8 to 12 pound feeder Chinook from Grande to the waterfall, at Entrance, and Thrasher. We’ve been fishing the Grande to waterfall zone, bottom bouncing in 140 to 160 feet of water using Watermelon spoons, and Blue Meany hoochies.

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