Don Bodger

Heart to heart: It’s been 60 years together for Lynne and Glenn Karran and they’re back where it all started in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Being back where their relationship began special for the Karrans

Time together goes full circle from Chemainus dance after living numerous other places

Heart to heart: It’s been 60 years together for Lynne and Glenn Karran and they’re back where it all started in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Riot Brewing features regular live music and fun-filled trivia contests each month. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Riot Brewing features regular live music and fun-filled trivia contests each month. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Students from Chemainus Secondary School were evacuated as a precaution Tuesday. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Secondary evacuated as a precaution from fire call

Basement smell checked out but nothing found by fire crews

Students from Chemainus Secondary School were evacuated as a precaution Tuesday. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Edie Daponte loves performing in Crofton and she’s back Friday, Feb. 10. (Photo by nuttycake.com)

Heartfelt delivery makes Daponte the pulse of Valentine’s love songs

Return engagement at Crofton’s Osborne Bay Pub Friday, Feb. 10

Edie Daponte loves performing in Crofton and she’s back Friday, Feb. 10. (Photo by nuttycake.com)
Winter sunrise at Bare Point. (Photo by Ruth Hill)

January’s weather in the region all over the map

Five distinct phases in an ever-changing mid-winter landscape

Winter sunrise at Bare Point. (Photo by Ruth Hill)
Chemainus Cougars put up a strong defence. (Photo by Don Bodger)

First victory by the Cougars a team effort

Kennedy leads the charge, but contributions from all players leave Gulf Islands reeling

Chemainus Cougars put up a strong defence. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Emily Holmes carts a load of food into the Chemainus United Church Hall from the Harvest House Food Bank next door. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Food bank meeting needs despite rising costs

Thursday afternoons added to accommodate people from working families

Emily Holmes carts a load of food into the Chemainus United Church Hall from the Harvest House Food Bank next door. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Letter to the editor.

Editorial heightens awareness of modern media’s focus

Support those outlets that reinforce meaningful journalism

Letter to the editor.
Campbell River food bank volunteer Bob Naylor joins federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh to fill a bag of food for a food bank client during Singh’s visit to Campbell River on Jan. 23. (Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror)

Token Singh stop would have sufficed

Federal NDP leader bypasses Chemainus on Island tour

Campbell River food bank volunteer Bob Naylor joins federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh to fill a bag of food for a food bank client during Singh’s visit to Campbell River on Jan. 23. (Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror)
There’s always a baseball tournament in early June at Chemainus that bears Hopwo’s name. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Volunteering goes way beyond the norm for Hopwo

More than 50 years of commitment to Chemainus baseball as president

There’s always a baseball tournament in early June at Chemainus that bears Hopwo’s name. (Photo by Don Bodger)
From left: Keirah Giles, Ashley Loeffen and Brooklyn Stobbe receive their senior awards in the Legion poster and literary contest. (Photo submitted)

Students master the art of capturing Remembrance Day

Best entries honoured in Legion’s poster and literary contest

From left: Keirah Giles, Ashley Loeffen and Brooklyn Stobbe receive their senior awards in the Legion poster and literary contest. (Photo submitted)
Black Angus is back at the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton Feb. 4. (Photo submitted)
Black Angus is back at the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton Feb. 4. (Photo submitted)
A Cedar Is Life will be screened at the Chemainus Theatre Festival Feb. 11. (Photo submitted)

Cedar’s prominence in Indigenous lives featured in documentary

Screening of A Cedar Is Life at Chemainus Theatre’s mini film festival

A Cedar Is Life will be screened at the Chemainus Theatre Festival Feb. 11. (Photo submitted)
Jordan Allinott is home-free to score two points during a Chemainus second-quarter surge. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Huge 15-6 Cougars’ lead in the second quarter evaporates

Gauthier provides a spark, but team can’t maintain momentum

Jordan Allinott is home-free to score two points during a Chemainus second-quarter surge. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Stuart Channel Blue Heron is a baseball team for those who want to play real baseball. (Photo submitted)

Pitch being made for two teams to play real baseball

Adult men have an option again with a unique league based in Chemainus

The Stuart Channel Blue Heron is a baseball team for those who want to play real baseball. (Photo submitted)
Land clearing is being done for the new modular home development on the Trans Canada Highway. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Highway access decision pending

MoTI needs to make the right call and avoid Henry Road being extended

Land clearing is being done for the new modular home development on the Trans Canada Highway. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Dale Jensen at the steps of the historic Westholme School. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Community groups benefit from council grant-in-aid funding

Several Chemainus and area organizations on the list for 2023

Dale Jensen at the steps of the historic Westholme School. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Outdoor art hangs in a unique setting where Pika Blades, left, and Chelsea Trousdell conduct some of their outdoor classes at their farm and forest school in Westholme. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Up Top elevating its profile as a farm and forest school

Westholme site coming up to the end of its first year fosters early child development

Outdoor art hangs in a unique setting where Pika Blades, left, and Chelsea Trousdell conduct some of their outdoor classes at their farm and forest school in Westholme. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Ryan Redfern of the Cougars makes an aggressive play going after the ball against Duncan Christian School Thursday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Cougars narrowly defeated by Duncan Christian School

The rapid improvement of the Chemainus Cougars nearly resulted in the junior…

Ryan Redfern of the Cougars makes an aggressive play going after the ball against Duncan Christian School Thursday. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Alex Meyer presenting the $3,000 he raised at the cancer treatment centre at Cowichan District Hospital. (Photo submitted)

Meyer stares down a challenge and overcomes it convincingly

Fundraiser for chemotherapy unit involves a gruelling stair climb in full firefighter gear

Alex Meyer presenting the $3,000 he raised at the cancer treatment centre at Cowichan District Hospital. (Photo submitted)
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